New Human Rights Website Showcases Academic Opportunities at UMass Boston, Research and Publications
Visit www.umb.edu/humanrights to learn about the many academic programs, research projects, and resources related to human rights at the University of Massachusetts Boston.
UMass Boston Alumna to Deploy Health Care Services in Liberia Through Princeton in Africa Fellowship
Inspired by her time on an Honors College trip, Anny Rodriguez ’16 will be moving to Liberia this summer to serve as a 2018-2019 Princeton in Africa fellow. The Office of Fellowship Advising can assist with applications for fellowship opportunities.
Located at 150 Mount Vernon Street in Dorchester, the Tiradentes Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston will be focused on Brazilian studies and will include student and faculty exchanges.
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.