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.
1,340 graduate, doctoral students honored; undergraduates to be celebrated on Friday
National Science Foundation-funded doctoral fellows present transdisciplinary environmental research on the Horn of Africa.
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.
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.
Sophomore psychology major Joel Colon is one of 218 student leaders nationwide to receive the 2016 Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellows Award.
UMass Boston’s first Relay for Life event raised $10,000 for the American Cancer Society.
President Marty Meehan announced that eight UMass technology projects — two of them based at UMass Boston — will receive a total of $215,000.
UMass Boston is hosting a Relay for Life event on campus for the first time this week. Organizers are encouraging the UMass Boston community to go online and either sign up to walk from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26 in the Clark Athletic Center or donate.
The Society for Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) gathered at UMass Boston on Saturday April 9 to hold its third New England Regional SACNAS Conference.