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Andrew Dreyfus Honored With “Building a Better Boston” Award

News provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts | November 15, 2017

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts president & CEO was recognized for contributions to advancing the Boston region at the Center for Collaborative Leadership's Building a Better Boston award breakfast.

Former EPA Chief and Alumna Gina McCarthy ’76 Returns to Campus to Talk Climate Change

Colleen Locke | November 03, 2017

UMass Boston alumna and former EPA administrator Gina McCarthy ’76 returned to campus Monday for a panel looking at climate change challenges and opportunities.

UMass Boston Welcomes Students from France in Unique Partnership

College of Management | October 16, 2017

French graduate students from Ecole de Management de Normandie

Beacon Student Success Fellowship Makes Internships, Volunteer, and Research Experiences Possible

Colleen Locke | October 13, 2017

Since 2014, the Beacon Student Success Fellowship has paid 184 students a total of $250,000 so that they could have unpaid or low-paying internships, do research with faculty, volunteer, and study abroad.

UMass Boston Alumna Erica Chapman ‘03 Recognized in Boston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40

College of Management | October 11, 2017

CM Alumna Erica Chapman '03 was recently recognized as one of the Boston Business Journal's 2017 40 Under 40 .

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UMass Boston in Top Tier Nationally for Second Straight Year

Crystal Valencia | September 12, 2017

UMass Boston Moves Up 12 Spots in Annual Ranking of Top-Tier College and Universities

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.

UMass Boston “Best in the Northeast” Again, Says Princeton Review

Office of Communications | August 18, 2017

This is the third year in a row that UMass Boston has made The Princeton Review’s “Best in the Northeast” list, and the fourth time overall the university has earned the designation.

Native Student Athletes Strengthen Cultural Ties at UMass Boston

Colleen Locke | July 31, 2017

UMass Boston is home to a minor in Native American and indigenous studies and four minority research institutions, including the Institute for New England Native American Studies.

Boston Ecosystem Report: Women Entrepreneurs Making Gains but Face Funding and Networking Barriers

Office of Communications | July 21, 2017

While women have made gains in business ownership, they face barriers related to funding and accessing growth capital, according to a team of researchers from the University of Massachusetts Boston, University of Pennsylvania, and University of North Carolina Asheville.