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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.

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.

President Meehan Honors UMass Boston Professors with Tech Development Awards

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | April 29, 2016

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 to Walk for Cancer Research at First Campus Relay for Life Event April 26

Colleen Locke | April 25, 2016

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.