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New Human Rights Website Showcases Academic Opportunities at UMass Boston, Research and Publications

Office of Communications | May 10, 2018

Visit www.umb.edu/humanrights to learn about the many academic programs, research projects, and resources related to human rights at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

UMass Boston Alumna to Deploy Health Care Services in Liberia Through Princeton in Africa Fellowship

Colleen Locke | April 05, 2018

Inspired by her time on an Honors College trip, Anny Rodriguez ’16 will be moving to Liberia this summer to serve as a 2018-2019 Princeton in Africa fellow. The Office of Fellowship Advising can assist with applications for fellowship opportunities.

After the War: UMass Boston Scholar Leads Women in Examining Economies That Work for Women

Office of Communications | February 20, 2018

UMass Boston's Consortium on Gender, Security, and Human Rights has prepared a report based on a July 2017 gathering of feminist security scholars and feminist political economists.

Attention New Students

UHS Health & Wellness Programs | August 16, 2017

As part of our comprehensive approach to student well-being, UMass Boston requires all incoming students to complete AlcoholEdu and/or Haven online modules.

UMass Boston Alumna Lisa Duffy Earns Raves for First Novel

Zach Herman | June 16, 2017

"The Salt House" is now available from Touchstone Books

2017 Graduating Senior Kosar Mohamed Gives Back to Her Local and Global Community

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | May 25, 2017

Mohamed hopes to help end the practice of child marriage.

UMass Boston’s CLA Undergraduate Research Showcase Highlights Academically Ambitious Students

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | April 27, 2017

On April 25, undergraduate students gathered in UMass Boston’s Alumni Lounge to present posters and papers.

Public Statement of the Human Rights Faculty on the US Travel Ban

Human Rights Faculty of UMass Boston | February 16, 2017

Our community comes from different parts of the world, including those covered by this travel ban.

Feminist Roadmap for Sustainable Peace Knowledge-building Workshop

Jessica Zimerman | February 01, 2017

The Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights, in partnership with the Norwegian Centre for Conflict Resolution (NOREF), held an international knowledge-building workshop on Gender, Public Finance and Peacebuilding in Oslo, Norway

Six-Term Senator Pat McGovern Calls for More Women to Run for Public Office

Muna Killingback | December 15, 2016

The Honorable Patricia McGovern discusses her career in public service, battles against sexism, and women’s leadership.