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UMass Boston Researcher Finds Teen Obesity Rate Leveling Off

Anna Pinkert | September 18, 2013

Teens are eating more vegetables and exercising more

Fleming Leads UMass Boston Study on Weight Loss Approach for Youth with Intellectual Disabilities

James G. Mortenson | July 19, 2013

In the intensifying battle against obesity, adolescents and young adults with intellectual disabilities have been overlooked.

South African Activist Praises Response to Boston Marathon Bombings

Office of Communications | April 30, 2013

Albie Sachs, an anti-apartheid activist, car bombing survivor, and one of the authors of South Africa’s constitution, praised the response of UMass Boston students following the Boston Marathon bombings.

UMass Boston Students Show Bravery Amid Chaos at Marathon

Zach Herman | April 27, 2013

Marathon Monday started with bright smiles for the UMass Boston students who volunteered to be members of a medical "sweep team" for runners in distress. When tragedy struck, theirs became a story of bravery amid chaos

Medscape Medical News: Tragedy in Boston - Nursing Students Get Unexpected Education

Susan Yox, RN, EdD | April 22, 2013

On Monday, April 15, Adrienne Wald, EdD, BSN, director of undergraduate nursing at the CNHS at the UMass Boston, along with her faculty colleague, Kathleen Kafel, MS, RN, and their 25 nursing and 5 exercise science students planned to spend a peaceful, fun, and educational day at the Boston Marathon

Trio with UMass Boston Ties Will Run Boston Marathon

Colleen Locke | April 11, 2013

Students Steven Tashjian and Greg Fleming, and UMass Boston supporter Lauryn Field running Monday's 117th annual race to benefit cancer research, university programs.

CNHS Selected as One of the “Top 50 Most Social Media Friendly Nursing Schools for 2012”

CNHS | January 22, 2013

Nursing-School.com has named UMass Boston's College of Nursing and Health Sciences one of the "Top 50 Most Social Media Friendly Nursing Schools for 2012."

UMass Boston Soccer Player to Compete in 2013 East Asian Cup

Office of Communications | August 01, 2012

Midfielder Reyn Johnson to represent his native Guam in international competition

CNHS: Graduation Ceremony 2012

College of Nursing and Health Sciences | June 08, 2012

On Friday, June 1, 2012, CNHS celebrated commencement.

UMass Boston Student Taylor Gagnon Among “29 Who Shine” in 2012

Office of Communications | May 10, 2012

Taylor Gagnon, an exercise and health sciences major from Franklin, is the “29 Who Shine” award winner from the University of Massachusetts Boston.