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UMass Boston Scientist Studies “Rockstars of Ocean Resilience”

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | November 17, 2016

A new paper reveals changes to kelp forests around the world.

UMass Boston and Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center U54 Partnership Receive $17.8M

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | November 15, 2016

Grant supports cancer disparity research and training of minority researchers

Alumni Association Supports Beacons Student Success Fellowship; Paid Internships Continue

Colleen Locke | October 28, 2016

The UMass Boston Alumni Association has made a three-year commitment of $170,000 to support the Beacons Student Success Fellowship.

UMass Boston Professor Studies Cell Signaling, with Implications for Cancer & Down Syndrome

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | September 07, 2016

Associate Professor of biology Alexey Veraksa received a $1.6 Million grant from NIH

UMass Boston Welcomes New and Returning Students for Start of Fall Semester

Colleen Locke | September 06, 2016

UMass Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley and senior staff welcomed new and returning students to the UMass Boston campus Tuesday.

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.

3 UMass Boston Students, 2 Alumni Win Fulbright, Boren Fellowship Awards

Colleen Locke | May 19, 2016

Three current UMass Boston students and two alumni have won prestigious international fellowships that begin this summer. Four of the winners received grants through the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program; the other was awarded a Boren Fellowship.

Community of Leaders Serves as Teachers for Honors College Students

Colleen Locke | May 06, 2016

Eleven students in the Becoming a Leader class have spent the spring semester gaining leadership lessons from an impressive roster of CEOs, politicians, nonprofit chiefs, and entrepreneurs.

UMass Boston Sophomore Named One of Top Student Leaders in Country

Colleen Locke | May 03, 2016

Sophomore psychology major Joel Colon is one of 218 student leaders nationwide to receive the 2016 Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellows Award.

Family, Coworkers Inspire Participants in UMass Boston’s First Relay for Life

Colleen Locke | April 29, 2016

UMass Boston’s first Relay for Life event raised $10,000 for the American Cancer Society.