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Professor Lakshmi Srinivas Interviewed for BBC Radio

Sociology Department | December 13, 2017

Her comments were included in the "Dubbing Movies" episode of "The Why Factor."

Creative Economy Initiatives Fund Supports Local Artists, History, Africa

Colleen Locke | September 11, 2017

UMass Boston faculty and staff have received a combined $102,350 from UMass President Marty Meehan’s office and the Creative Economy Initiatives Fund. Projects include a hip-hop oral history project and survey of Boston residents.

Two Sociology students have been awarded Doctoral Dissertation Research Grants

Sociology Department | June 15, 2016

Kate Phelps and Jay Byron have received $6,996 to support their original research projects.

Congratulations to Applied Sociology Graduates!

Sociology Department | May 31, 2016

Four students were awarded master's degrees during UMass Boston's 2016 graduate commencement ceremony.

Lydia Todd is appointed as the First Deputy Commissioner of the Massachusetts Probation Service

Sociology Department | May 20, 2016

Todd is an alumna of UMass Boston's Applied Sociology program and an Associate Lecturer in Sociology.

Appeals Court Returns to UMass Boston, Giving Students Insight into Judicial Process

Colleen Locke | March 08, 2016

UMass Boston criminal justice, sociology, and political science students had the opportunity to not only experience the judicial process without leaving campus, but to network with members of the court, their staff, and alumni, some of whom work for the court system.

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.

UMass Boston Faculty Receive $95,557 in Creative Economy Grants

Office of Communications | July 28, 2014

Faculty at the University of Massachusetts Boston have received a combined $95,557 in Creative Economy Grants from UMass President Robert Caret’s office.

Multigenerational UMass Boston Partnership Results in a Million Dollar Grant for Span, Inc.

Sociology Department | September 12, 2013

The highly competitive SAMHSA grant focuses on the Boston offender needs delivery program.