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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.

Students and Alumni Promote Civic Engagement at Networking Event

Kaitlin Thurlow | December 15, 2015

Elaine Ward '99, '10 shares, "have your voice heard, make change in our communities."

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.

A Civic Engagement Class Makes Inroads in the Jamaica Plain Community and Beyond

Kaitlin Thurlow | May 26, 2015

One community inspires students to make a difference through grass roots involvement