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UMass Boston Students Visit Brazil, Research Coastal Environment

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | July 19, 2016

UMass Boston environmental science students have traveled over 4,000 miles to better understand global climate history.

UMass Boston Faculty Earn Grant for Optical Computing Research

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | June 28, 2016

A team of engineers from UMass Boston $25,000 Science and Technology Initiative Grant.

Honors Students Share Revolutionary Marketing Ideas with Boston Mayor

Colleen Locke | June 17, 2016

Last month at City Hall, students in the Honors College class Mayor’s Symposium: Branding Boston presented their ideas on how to market the city to companies and international guests.

UMass Boston Scientists Predict Heat, Sea Level Rise Increase for City of Boston

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | June 17, 2016

More severe storms, higher coastal waters, and extreme heat waves are coming to Boston in the near future.

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.

JFK Winner Alexander Winnett’s Speech at UMass Boston’s 48th Commencement

Alexander Winnett | May 27, 2016

Alexander Winnett, who delivered the student address, received two distinguished awards: the John F. Kennedy Award for Academic Excellence, the highest honor given to UMass Boston graduates, and the Massachusetts Department of Education’s 29 Who Shine Award.

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

UMass Boston Hosts First Annual IGERT Research Symposium

Center for Governance and Sustainability | May 18, 2016

National Science Foundation-funded doctoral fellows present transdisciplinary environmental research on the Horn of Africa.

Biochemistry Student Alexander Winnett Receives UMass Boston’s JFK Award

Office of Communications | May 16, 2016

Chancellor J. Keith Motley announced this week that Winnett, a 22-year-old Whitman native, is receiving two distinguished awards: the John F. Kennedy Award for Academic Excellence, the highest honor given to UMass Boston graduates, and the Massachusetts Department of Education’s 29 Who Shine Award.

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.