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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.

Latino Leadership Initiative Prepares UMass Boston Students for Expanded Roles

Office of Communications | July 31, 2014

Three members of the University of Massachusetts Boston’s Class of 2015 spent part of this summer strengthening their leadership skills at the fifth annual Latino Leadership Initiative.

UMass Boston Student Scholars to Study Culture, History, Leadership in Japan

Christian Arthur, Communications Correspondent | July 24, 2014

UMass Boston is one of four universities selected for the TOMODACHI Inouye Scholars Program, designed to educate students in the U.S. about the life and contributions of Senator Inouye and other Japanese Americans.

JFK Winner Shaun O’Grady Journeyed from Battlefield to Classroom

Pamela Worth | June 06, 2014

Lynn native Shaun O’Grady traveled a long and difficult path from his hometown to the commencement stage at UMass Boston. He once thought college "wasn't in the cards" for him.

Prof. Jean Rhodes Awarded Grant to Study the Health Consequences of Hurricane Katrina

Office of Communications | June 04, 2014

A highly competitive, national funding program dedicated to tackling pressing health policy issues has awarded a grant to University of Massachusetts Boston professor Jean Rhodes and a collaborator at Harvard University to study the health consequences of Hurricane Katrina.

JFK Winner Shaun O’Grady’s Speech at UMass Boston’s 46th Commencement

Shaun O'Grady | May 30, 2014

Read Shaun O'Grady's message to the Class of 2014.

Clinical Psychology PhD Student Receives Weatherstone Predoctoral Fellowship

James G. Mortenson | May 07, 2014

Melissa Maye among nine promising young scientists to pursue two-year projects under leading investigators in autism research.