Lurlene Van Buren, Coordinator of Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs, will retire in September after 25 years of dedicated service to UMass Boston.
Summer Abroad: UMass Boston’s College of Public and Community Service and the University of Limerick Collaborate on Immigrant and Refugee Integration
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.
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.
Three UMass Boston alumni will be representing the university abroad this summer as Fulbright recipients.
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.
The UMass Boston Alumni Association has made a three-year commitment of $170,000 to support the Beacons Student Success Fellowship.
UMass Boston environmental science students have traveled over 4,000 miles to better understand global climate history.
Assistant Professor Angela Stone-MacDonald has received a Fulbright grant to teach early childhood education in Tanzania this September.
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.