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After 25 years, Study Abroad Coordinator to Retire

Brittany Dhooge, Study Abroad Assistant | August 30, 2017

Lurlene Van Buren, Coordinator of Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs, will retire in September after 25 years of dedicated service to UMass Boston.

Joint Seminar Looks at the Role of Educational Institutions in Serving Populations in Need

Kaitlin Thurlow | August 15, 2017

Summer Abroad: UMass Boston’s College of Public and Community Service and the University of Limerick Collaborate on Immigrant and Refugee Integration

Nursing Professor, Fulbright Specialist Haeok Lee to Provide Cervical Cancer Testing in Malawi

Colleen Locke | August 10, 2017

Thanks to support from the Fulbright Specialist Program, Professor of Nursing Haeok Lee is going to Malawi to help implement cervical cancer screening and treatment programs for women in rural Malawi.

Two McCormack PhD Students Earn Boren Fellowships to Study Languages Abroad

Colleen Locke | July 20, 2017

Polly Cegielski and Linda Holcombe, both PhD students in the McCormack Graduate School, have received Boren Fellowships to study languages abroad. Cegielski is going to Tajikistan to study Pashto and Holcombe is going to Uganda to study Swahili.

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.

Grad Student Fakisha Fabre UMass Boston’s 29 Who Shine Winner

Colleen Locke | May 04, 2017

Fakisha Fabre, a student in the Master’s in Public Administration Program in the McCormack Graduate School, is the 2017 "29 Who Shine" award winner from the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Alumni Association Supports Beacons Student Success Fellowship; Paid Internships Continue

Colleen Locke | October 28, 2016

The UMass Boston Alumni Association has made a three-year commitment of $170,000 to support the Beacons Student Success Fellowship.

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.

Fulbright-Winning UMass Boston Professor to Work in Tanzania

Colleen Locke | May 20, 2016

Assistant Professor Angela Stone-MacDonald has received a Fulbright grant to teach early childhood education in Tanzania this September.

3 UMass Boston Students, 2 Alumni Win Fulbright, Boren Fellowship Awards

Colleen Locke | May 19, 2016

Three current UMass Boston students and two alumni have won prestigious international fellowships that begin this summer. Four of the winners received grants through the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program; the other was awarded a Boren Fellowship.