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Harvard Pilgrim Partnership Celebrated at Set Sail for Success Event

Zach Herman | April 14, 2016

State Senator Linda Dorcena Forry, Harvard Pilgrim CEO Eric Schultz on hand for celebration

UMass Boston Nursing Professor Named Rising Star

Colleen Locke | March 29, 2016

Assistant Professor of Nursing Emily Jones will receive the prestigious and competitive Eastern Nursing Research Society’s Rising Star Research Award next month at the ENRS annual meeting in Pittsburgh.

F.A Davis Nursing Scholarships 2016

Siddharth Khandwekar | March 22, 2016

F.A. Davis is delighted to offer our 1st annual $1,500 graduate nursing scholarship opportunity.

UMass Boston Graduate Programs Rise in U.S. News and World Report Rankings

Colleen Locke | March 18, 2016

The education programs have risen five spots since their last ranking in 2015; the public affairs program has gained 10 spots since it was last evaluated in 2012.

Nursing Prof Earns $900K Grant for HIV, Hepatitis C Prevention and Testing

Zach Herman | December 17, 2015

Assistant Professor Teri Aronowitz is principal investigator on the three-year federal grant

Community Health: ABCD partners with UMass Boston

Carmen Farias | December 14, 2015

The well-being of our communities depends on a variety of factors, health being one of the most important among them.

UMass Boston Hosts AIDS Memorial Quilt Exhibit

Colleen Locke | December 02, 2015

Sections of the AIDS Memorial Quilt, the 54-ton, handmade tapestry that memorializes more than 90,000 individuals lost to AIDS, are on display in the Campus Center through this Friday.

The Arab Patient: Talk Provides a Primer for Clinicians

Robert Levy, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute | November 18, 2015

As people flee war and political upheaval in Syria and Libya by the tens of thousands – and the Obama administration pledges to accept 100,000 refugees a year by 2017 – a recent talk at Dana-Farber on providing care to Arab populations was especially timely.

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 Nursing Major Turns Student Success Tool into Scholarship

Colleen Locke | August 04, 2015

Kyla Corvino won a scholarship after writing about her experience completing a Mapworks survey. Mapworks is an online tool offered through the University Advising Center that helps students assess whether they are staying on track toward graduation.