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U.S. News & World Report Ranks UMass Boston in Top Tier Nationally for Second Straight Year

Crystal Valencia | September 12, 2017

UMass Boston Moves Up 12 Spots in Annual Ranking of Top-Tier College and Universities

UMass Boston “Best in the Northeast” Again, Says Princeton Review

Office of Communications | August 18, 2017

This is the third year in a row that UMass Boston has made The Princeton Review’s “Best in the Northeast” list, and the fourth time overall the university has earned the designation.

Grant to Put UMass Boston Engineers at Forefront of Computing Technology

Colleen Locke | August 18, 2017

UMass Boston received a $100,000 grant from UMass President Marty Meehan’s office and the Science and Technology Initiatives Fund to upgrade UMass Boston’s nanofabrication facility and position the school as a research leader in this emerging field.

UMass Boston Professor Will Use the Sky as Her Lab During Solar Eclipse

Nahalia Carless, Communications Correspondent | August 16, 2017

Kiersten Kerby-Patel, assistant professor of engineering, is leading a first-of-its-kind citizen science project.

Attention New Students

UHS Health & Wellness Programs | August 16, 2017

As part of our comprehensive approach to student well-being, UMass Boston requires all incoming students to complete AlcoholEdu and/or Haven online modules.

Army Service, UMass Boston Education Pivotal for Richie Treanor

Zach Herman | June 14, 2017

The School for the Environment graduate is planning a career helping others cope with natural disasters and the impact of climate change.

UMass Boston Alumni Selected for Fulbright Awards

Colleen Locke | June 13, 2017

Three UMass Boston alumni will be representing the university abroad this summer as Fulbright recipients.

CSM Showcase Affirms UMass Boston’s Status as Research Hub

Zach Herman | June 05, 2017

More than 250 students collaborating on 90-plus research projects participated in the College of Science and Mathematics' third annual showcase.

Leadership, Service Themes of Shubhankar Joshi’s Time at UMass Boston

Colleen Locke | June 01, 2017

Aspiring pediatrician Shubhankar Joshi is a people person. And when he came to UMass Boston four years ago from Billerica Memorial High School, it didn’t take long for him to reach out to others, get involved in campus activities, and contribute to the community, all while maintaining a 3.8 GPA.

Chancellor Honors Faculty at 2017 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Office of Communications | May 26, 2017

Three UMass Boston professors were honored at the undergraduate commencement ceremony for distinguished teaching, scholarship, and service.