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UMass Boston Hosts Roundtable on Wage Equality Best Practices

Colleen Locke | November 03, 2015

State Treasurer Deb Goldberg, the Massachusetts Office of Economic Empowerment, and the Advisory Committee on Wage Equality hosted a panel discussion on Tuesday at UMass Boston designed to get input from thought leaders and the business community on best practices to close the wage gap.

Ann Bookman Looking Ahead as Center for Women in Politics Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Zach Herman | October 28, 2015

Director Says UMass Boston Center Focused on 'Giving Women the Tools They Need' to be Leaders

Stanley Johnson Awarded Royal Society Medal for Protection of Nature

Center for Governance and Sustainability | October 22, 2015

Kudos to McCormack fellow who earns Royal Society for the Protection of Birds Medal

Gerontology Faculty Offers Expertise to Legislative Committee on Elder Affairs

McCormack Graduate School | October 19, 2015

Faculty discuss long-term support services, issues of elder health care and caregiving, transportation, income security, and nursing home quality.

Six UMass Associates Collaborate on New Book on Decision Models in Housing Foreclosures

McCormack Graduate School | October 14, 2015

Cross-campus researchers pen book offering useful operational, tactical, or strategic applications for community stabilization and revitalization.

UMass Boston Hosts Fastest-Growing Inner-City Businesses, Governor Baker

Maryalice Gill | October 13, 2015

Chancellor J. Keith Motley and Governor Charlie Baker welcomed more than 250 leaders from the private, public, and nonprofit sectors to the University of Massachusetts Boston on Wednesday as part of the 2015 Inner City 100 Conference, convened by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC).

Director of New Urban Planning and Community Development Program Brings Expertise from NOLA, Memphis

Anna Pinkert | October 12, 2015

Ken Reardon is the director of a new graduate program in the School for the Environment.

Local West Africans to Present UMass Boston’s Darren Kew with Lifetime Achievement Award

Office of Communications | October 09, 2015

The Yoruba Elders International Society, a charitable organization made up of West Africans now living in Rhode Island, will present UMass Boston Professor Darren Kew with a lifetime achievement award on Saturday in Providence.

UMass Boston Staff Member Earns MA Citation for Outstanding Performance

McCormack Graduate School | October 09, 2015

Kudos to Leigh Murphy, an academic program coordinator at the McCormack Graduate School.

City Awake Partners with UMass Boston to Host ‘Our Convention’ at EMK Institute

Office of Communications | October 08, 2015

City Awake, in partnership with UMass Boston and Microsoft, will host the first annual ‘Our Convention’ as part of Boston’s HUBweek. Over 70 organizations with young adult constituencies will convene up to 300 cross-sector leaders to produce a shared civic agenda for Generation Y in Boston.