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Green Harbors Project Director Wins $100,000 at Biomimicry Global Design Challenge

Office of Communications | November 08, 2017

Green Harbors Project Director Anamarija Frankić is part of the team that won the $100,000 Ray C. Anderson Foundation Ray of Hope Prize at last month’s Biomimicry Global Design Challenge.

New Peace Corps Prep Certificate Prepares UMass Boston Undergrads for International Opportunities

Office of Communications | October 03, 2017

The School for Global Inclusion and Social Development has teamed up with the Honors College to offer a new certificate program available to all UMass Boston undergraduates, and today, there's a chance to learn all about it.

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

Creative Economy Initiatives Fund Supports Local Artists, History, Africa

Colleen Locke | September 11, 2017

UMass Boston faculty and staff have received a combined $102,350 from UMass President Marty Meehan’s office and the Creative Economy Initiatives Fund. Projects include a hip-hop oral history project and survey of Boston residents.

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.

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.

UMass Boston Professor Organizes National Conference Session on Economist Jean Baptiste-Say

Colleen Locke | August 07, 2017

Assistant Professor of Economics Guy Numa, who holds a joint appointment in the Honors College, is organizing a session on 19th-century French economist Jean-Baptiste Say for the American Economic Association’s annual conference, the largest gathering of economists in the world.

Boston Police Commissioner Bill Evans Gives Leadership Advice to Honors College Junior Colloquium

Colleen Locke | June 19, 2017

Boston Police Commissioner Bill Evans gave some leadership advice to the Honors College students in the Becoming a Leader class before their final presentations last month: Use common sense, and be humble.

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.

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.