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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).

On 10th Anniversary of Katrina, Jean Rhodes’s Research Shows Resiliency

Colleen Locke | August 27, 2015

Jean Rhodes found that more than 60 percent of respondents bounced back to pre-disaster levels of mental health, even though nearly half exhibited post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms a year after the storm.

Social Justice Mission Motivates JFK Winner July Suarez

Zach Herman | May 29, 2015

College of Liberal Arts alumna working to increase opportunities, resources for Latino communities in Mass.

UMass Boston Celebrates Research Achievements at 8th Annual Luncheon

Office of Communications | December 16, 2014

Faculty, students, and alumni received some great news at UMass Boston’s annual research luncheon last week—Boston’s public research university brought in more research funding than ever before in the last fiscal year.

$2.5M Justice Dept. Grant Will Fund Development of Mentoring for Children of Incarcerated Parents

James G. Mortenson | October 09, 2014

UMass Boston Psychology Professor Jean Rhodes received a grant to increase mentor effectiveness for 2 million children with parents in jail, prison, or on parole.

UMass Boston Researchers Fight Health Disparities for Children with Autism

Anna Pinkert | September 15, 2014

A $3.9 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health will support early intervention for underserved children in Boston.