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Former Rep. Barney Frank, Urban Education Leader Geoffrey Canada to Speak at 50th Commencement

Office of Communications | May 09, 2018

Former U.S. Congressman Barney Frank and urban education advocate Geoffrey Canada, founder of the Harlem Children’s Zone, will deliver the principal addresses at UMass Boston’s 50th Commencement Ceremonies May 24 and 25.

UMass Boston Makes Forbes’ Top 300 List for America’s Best Value Colleges

Office of Communications | April 26, 2018

The University of Massachusetts Boston made the third annual list of Forbes’ America’s Best Value Colleges.

UMass Boston Graduate Coordinates “To Immigrants With Love” Mural Campaign for Mayor’s Office

Kaitlin Thurlow | October 13, 2017

Katherine Copeland '17 turned an internship secured during Professor C. Eduardo Siqueira’s capstone class into a paid position with the Mayor’s Office for Immigrant Advancement. The mural campaign that she suggested launches at a second location this weekend.

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UMass Boston in Top Tier Nationally for Second Straight Year

Crystal Valencia | September 12, 2017

UMass Boston Moves Up 12 Spots in Annual Ranking of Top-Tier College and Universities

UMass Boston “Best in the Northeast” Again, Says Princeton Review

Office of Communications | August 18, 2017

This is the third year in a row that UMass Boston has made The Princeton Review’s “Best in the Northeast” list, and the fourth time overall the university has earned the designation.

Joint Seminar Looks at the Role of Educational Institutions in Serving Populations in Need

Kaitlin Thurlow | August 15, 2017

Summer Abroad: UMass Boston’s College of Public and Community Service and the University of Limerick Collaborate on Immigrant and Refugee Integration

UMass Boston, Community Partners Team Up on New Mural at John W. McCormack Middle School

Colleen Locke | July 12, 2017

The new mural was made possible by a Love Your Block Grant and support from National Grid, Paul Revere Transportation, and UMass Boston Community Relations.

UMass Boston One of the Best Values in Massachusetts

Office of Communications | April 14, 2017

A survey by SmartAsset.com finds UMass Boston is among the best values in Massachusetts.

UMass Boston Recognized on U.S. News 2017 List of Best Online Programs

Zach Herman | January 10, 2017

Leader in educational rankings highlights UMass Boston in three categories: Best Online Bachelor’s Programs, Best Online Business Programs, and Best Online Education Programs

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UMass Boston in Top Tier Nationally

Office of Communications | September 13, 2016

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of Massachusetts Boston in the first tier of “national universities” in the United States, according to a new report released Tuesday.