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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.

Traditional Nursing Student at UMass Boston Receives Massachusetts High-Demand Scholarship

CNHS | July 18, 2013

UMass Boston Traditional Nursing Student Receives Massachusetts High-Demand Scholarship

UMass Boston Selected for the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Office of Communications | July 01, 2013

The Corporation for National and Community Service has honored UMass Boston for its ongoing commitment to community service.

A Day of Firsts for Many in UMass Boston’s Class of 2013

Colleen Locke | June 10, 2013

More than half of this year's graduates were the first in their families to earn a college degree, and some online learners were getting their first good look at the seaside campus.

UMass Boston Alumna Receives Award at National Nurses Day Celebration

Office of Communications | May 30, 2013

College of Nursing and Health Sciences Dean Anahid Kulwicki presented Penny Greenberg '02 with the 2013 Nurses Week Leadership in Quality Innovation award.

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

Community Partnerships Forged, Strengthened at Annual UMass Boston Symposium

Colleen Locke | April 22, 2013

The event, hosted by the Office of Community Partnerships, connects the worlds of academia and civic service to create vital social programs inside and outside of Boston.

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

Gerontology Honor Society Event at UMass Boston Steers Students Toward Booming Aging Industry

McCormack Graduate School | April 17, 2013

Students in the Gamma Upsilon chapter of Sigma Phi Omega national gerontology honor society hold Careers in Aging event.