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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

Alumnus David Nieto Receives $5M Grants to Enhance Educational Equity

McCormack Graduate School | September 12, 2017

Applied Linguistics and Public Policy alum earns competitive Department of Education Professional Development Grants.

Path-breaking Book on Gender and Multicultural Leadership Earns Carol Hardy-Fanta Career Book Award

McCormack Graduate School | September 08, 2017

McCormack senior fellow earns award for her latest book, Contest Transformation: Race, Gender, and Political Leadership in the 21st Century

UMass Boston Researchers Release Study on Gender Pay Equity

Office of Communications | September 08, 2017

The report, Gaining Ground on Equal Pay: Empowering Boston’s Women Through Salary Negotiation Workshops, is based on in-depth interviews with some of the nearly 1,800 women who attended the first year of the AAUW Work Smart in Boston workshop program.

McCormack Students Examine Community Peacebuilding in Northern Ireland

McCormack Graduate School | September 05, 2017

Conflict Resolution graduate students spent 10 days in Northern Ireland focusing on key contemporary challenges still facing peacebuilding in the region.

Like an “Environmental Special Ops Team,” IGERT Fellows Study Coasts and Communities

McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies | September 05, 2017

Two McCormack Graduate School Global Governance PhD students study challenges facing Nantucket and Boston Harbor

Connie Chan Earns Professor Emerita Status

McCormack Graduate School | August 24, 2017

Recently retired, Connie Chan was honored with the title professor emerita of Public Policy and Public Affairs

Awotona Delivers Keynote Paper at a Global Social Sciences Conference in Britain

Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters | August 23, 2017

Professor Adenrele Awotona speaks on global disasters and conference on social sciences and interdisciplinary studies.

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.

Professor Matz Recommends Ways to Improve the Role of the Patient in Medical Decision-Making

McCormack Graduate School | August 03, 2017

Professor of Conflict Resolution shares his healthcare journey and the role of the patient in decision-making