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UMass Boston’s Collegiate Recovery Community Offers Support to Non-Traditional Community

Brendan Little, Policy Director Mayor’s Office of Recovery Services, City of Boston | June 03, 2016

A new student group is demonstrating that UMass Boston's student population, a close reflection of Boston’s at-large population, makes Boston’s only public university a truly inclusive community where people with various backgrounds and struggles can feel accepted.

Meet More Members of the Class of 2016

Colleen Locke | May 27, 2016

These are just some of the 2,922 UMass Boston students who earned undergraduate degrees at the TD Garden on May 27.

Two Days of UMass Boston Commencement Celebrations Begin With Grad Ceremony

Zach Herman and Crystal Valencia | May 26, 2016

1,340 graduate, doctoral students honored; undergraduates to be celebrated on Friday

College of Public and Community Service Honors Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz with First CPCS Award

Colleen Locke | May 04, 2016

UMass Boston’s College of Public and Community Service recognized the work of faculty, alumni, and State Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz at an Open House reception on Monday.

UMass Boston Hosts Attorney General at First All Star Anti-Violence Youth Summit

Office of Communications | April 11, 2016

More than 65 students and their families took part in a basketball tournament, toured the UMass Boston campus, and talked about violence in their community with Attorney General Maura Healey on Sunday.

UMass Boston Research Scholar Assesses Working Conditions for Waste Pickers in Sao Pãulo, Brazil

Colleen Locke | March 11, 2016

Ana Maria Maniero Moreira spent the last year at UMass Boston looking at recycling practices in Boston to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of two recycling collaboratives in São Paulo, Brazil.

CPCS Students Team With Neighbors, Earn City Grant for Art Project on Mount Vernon Street

Colleen Locke | February 12, 2016

A walk down Mount Vernon Street from UMass Boston’s Columbia Point campus to the Walter Denney Youth Center inspired a winning grant proposal from College of Public and Community Service students and the Harbor Point Outreach Partnership

UMass Boston Earns Carnegie Classification for ‘Higher Research Activity’

Zach Herman | February 05, 2016

Designation is another milestone in the university's evolution as a hub for world-changing research.

Professor Eduardo Siqueira Named to Office of New Bostonians Advisory Board

Zach Herman | February 02, 2016

The city agency offers assistance to immigrant and newcomer communities in Boston

Mine Wars Documentary Based on Professor’s Book to Premiere on PBS

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | January 22, 2016

On Tuesday at 9 p.m., PBS stations around the country will premiere The Mine Wars.