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UMass Boston Well Represented at National Gerontology Conference

McCormack Graduate School | October 31, 2014

Thirty-five faculty, students, and alumni present their research at the Gerontological Society of America annual meeting.

UMass Boston Community Mourns Mayor Thomas Menino

Chancellor J. Keith Motley | October 30, 2014

The University of Massachusetts Boston community was saddened to learn of the passing of our beloved mayor and alumnus Thomas Menino (Class of ’88). On their behalf, I extend my condolences to Angela, Susan, Thomas Jr., and the rest of the Menino family. Our thoughts and prayers are with them.

Medeiros Promoted to Pension Action Center Director

McCormack Graduate School | October 29, 2014

McCormack Graduate School annouces Jeanne Medeiros’ new role at Gerontology Institute

UMass Boston Hosts Global Peace Conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland

McCormack Graduate School | October 29, 2014

McCormack Graduate School’s Padraig O’Malley leads the annual Forum for Cities in Transition.

UMass Boston Gerontology Student Earns National Award

McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies | October 21, 2014

Elizabeth Chen earns the Person-in-Training Award from the Gerontological Society of America.

UMass Boston Student Attends UN Climate Summit with Her Faculty Mentor

McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies | October 16, 2014

Natalia Escobar-Pemberthy had the educational opportunity of a lifetime.

UMass Boston’s Ira Jackson Recalls Boston and Busing

McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies | October 10, 2014

At a speech at the Rappaport Institute, Dean Jackson recalls his time in the Kevin White administration during the busing crisis.

UMass Named One of 100 Best Universities in the World

University of Massachusetts | October 02, 2014

Times Higher Education named the University of Massachusetts one of the world’s top 100 universities in the magazine’s annual global survey, released Wednesday.

UMass Boston Well-Represented on National Book Awards Longlist

Pamela Worth | October 01, 2014

Two authors with ties to the university have been named to the longlists for this year's National Book Awards.

LatinasRepresent Boston Inspires Potential Candidates

Muna Killingback, Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy | October 01, 2014

UMass Boston co-hosts impactful conference to help propel Latinas into political and appointed offices.