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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.

UMass Boston Genomics Core Facility Opens

James G. Mortenson | July 07, 2015

Building on the momentum of the recently opened state-of-the art Integrated Sciences Complex and the Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy (CPCT) at UMass Boston, the university now announces the official opening of the center’s Genomics Core facility.

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.

Goddard House Doane Scholarships to Provide $170K for Nursing Students

Zach Herman | May 06, 2015

Funding to benefit mid-career students with experience in Boston health care

UMass Boston Graduate Programs Rated Among Nation’s Best By ‘U.S. News and World Report’

Office of Communications | March 10, 2015

UMass Boston graduate programs in nursing, education, and rehabilitation counseling have been ranked among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report “Best Graduate School” rankings released today.

Chair and Professor Rosanna DeMarco to Accept the 2015 Excellence in Research Award

CNHS Office of Research | January 23, 2015

Chair and Professor Rosanna DeMarco, PhD, RN, PHCNS-BC, APHN-BC, FAAN, has been named the 2015 recipient of the “Excellence in Research Award” given by the New England Regional Black Nurses Association (NERBNA).

Boston Health Chief Arroyo, Harvard Pilgrim CEO Talk Health Disparities at UMass Boston Panel

Zach Herman | October 28, 2014

Chancellor J. Keith Motley also joined the discussion.

Beacons Spotlight: Krista Ledin Becomes First to Score 200 Points

Colleen Locke | October 20, 2014

Krista Ledin, a senior nursing major, has become the first soccer player in Beacons and Little East Conference history to score more than 200 points.