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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.

UMass Boston Hosts Society for Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

UMass Boston | April 22, 2016

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.

Polito, Kennedy Visit UMass Boston for STEM Lecture Series

Maryalice Gill | March 25, 2016

Integrated Sciences Complex hosts films screening, panel discussion organized by Massachusetts STEM Advisory Council.

New Mathematical Models Show that Networks Promote Cooperation

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | March 10, 2016

Research has implications for how cells, humans cooperate in groups