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UMass Boston Honors Two Ryan Award Winners: Juniors With Perfect GPAs

Colleen Locke | October 30, 2015

Nursing major Shane Heger and information technology major Zack Sullivan both entered this academic year with a perfect 4.0 GPA. Both are the 2015 recipients of the John W. Ryan Award, named after UMass Boston’s first chancellor.

UMass Boston Team to Compete in CFA Institute Research Challenge

College of Management | October 21, 2015

A UMass Boston College of Management team is set to compete the CFA Institute Research Challenge hosted locally by the Boston Security Analysts Society.

Six UMass Associates Collaborate on New Book on Decision Models in Housing Foreclosures

McCormack Graduate School | October 14, 2015

Cross-campus researchers pen book offering useful operational, tactical, or strategic applications for community stabilization and revitalization.

MSBDC Client Named Massachusetts SBA Small Business Person of the Year

Colleen Locke | July 16, 2015

Todd Snopkowski is the founder and president of Snapchef, a South Boston-based company that provides food service industry staffing and culinary training.

College of Management Named Best for Vets a Second Time

Office of Communications | July 02, 2015

UMass Boston’s College of Management has again been named to Military Times’s Best for Vets: Business Schools list.

UMass Boston Professors and Staff Member Honored for Mentoring Graduate Students

James G. Mortenson | June 23, 2015

Awards are named after Joan H. Liem in honor of her 40-plus years of mentoring at UMass Boston.

Keisler is First UMass Boston Prof to Be Named Distinguished Fulbright Chair

Colleen Locke | April 23, 2015

Professor of Management Systems Jeffrey Keisler has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright-Aalto University Distinguished Chair position for the 2015-2016 academic year.

UMass Boston Professor Appointed Senior Editor of an Information Systems Journal

College of Management | April 15, 2015

Pratyush Bharati, Associate Professor in the Management Science and Information Systems, has been appointed Senior Editor of an Information Systems Journal.

Proven Entrepreneur, UMass Boston Alumnus Heading Up Entrepreneurship Center

Colleen Locke | March 09, 2015

The 2006 New Hampshire Entrepreneur of the Year and founder of Cedar Point Communications and Bireme Systems, LLC, George Kassas brings to the university more than 30 years experience in the technology, telecom, communications, software applications, analytics, and government affairs sectors.

Delegates from Italy Meet with UMass Boston Professor to Discuss Data Privacy and Protection

College of Management | December 24, 2014

Delegates from Italy met with UMass Boston Professor Noushin Ashrafi to discuss her research.