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UMass Boston Sophomore Named One of Top Student Leaders in Country

Colleen Locke | May 03, 2016

Sophomore psychology major Joel Colon is one of 218 student leaders nationwide to receive the 2016 Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellows Award.

UMass Boston Grad Student Named to El Planeta’s Power Under 30 List

Colleen Locke | April 19, 2016

El Planeta, the largest Spanish-language newspaper in New England, counts Tariana V. Little '12 '17 as one of the most influential young leaders for the Hispanic community in Massachusetts.

UMass Boston Graduate Programs Rise in U.S. News and World Report Rankings

Colleen Locke | March 18, 2016

The education programs have risen five spots since their last ranking in 2015; the public affairs program has gained 10 spots since it was last evaluated in 2012.

UMass Boston Researchers Find Preschoolers Memorize Rhymes Better Than Adults

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | March 04, 2016

When pitted against adults, kids remembered up to twice the words in a rhyming story.

SophoMORE Connects Liberal Arts Students with Alumni, Career Help

Maryalice Gill | February 25, 2016

The College of Liberal Arts SophoMORE program offers sophomore students workshops for resume writing, networking, and professional communication, and participation in a required job shadow, often with UMass Boston alumni.

UMass Boston Opens University Hall to Students

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | January 25, 2016

Today marks the beginning of the phased opening of University Hall, UMass Boston’s second new building in the last two years.

Chancellor’s Distinguished Faculty Reflect on UMass Boston’s Past, Envision Its Future

Maryalice Gill | December 17, 2015

Distinguished Faculty Award winners gathered Tuesday with friends, colleagues, staff, students, and administrators for this year’s faculty lecture, a culmination of UMass Boston’s 50th anniversary celebration, and a look forward of its centennial celebration 50 years from now.

Ninth Annual Research Celebration Highlights Faculty Achievements

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | December 04, 2015

On December 1, UMass Boston cheered on its star researchers at Annual Research Celebration.

Professor Karen Suyemoto Elected as AAPA Fellow

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | November 05, 2015

Suyemoto has had an impact on her students, and on her colleagues in psychology

UMass Boston Professor Elected as APA Fellow

Anna Pinkert | September 29, 2015

Professor Alice Carter has been elected by her peers as a fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA).