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UMass Boston’s Asian American Studies Program Celebrates 30 Years on Campus

Colleen Locke | December 08, 2017

UMass Boston’s first Asian American studies class was reactivated in 1987. Today, the Asian American Studies Program offers the largest selection of Asian American Studies courses, faculty, and community resources of any university in New England.

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

Native Student Athletes Strengthen Cultural Ties at UMass Boston

Colleen Locke | July 31, 2017

UMass Boston is home to a minor in Native American and indigenous studies and four minority research institutions, including the Institute for New England Native American Studies.

Fresh Take Earns College of Management Professor and Students Cash Prize in Case Study Contest

Office of Communications | July 06, 2017

A professor and two students from UMass Boston’s College of Management won second place and a cash award in an international business case study, and then donated the prize money to the local nonprofit they studied.

UMass Boston One of the Best Values in Massachusetts

Office of Communications | April 14, 2017

A survey by SmartAsset.com finds UMass Boston is among the best values in Massachusetts.

Krystle Campbell’s Legacy Motivates UMass Boston’s Marathon Runners

Colleen Locke | April 12, 2017

Robyn Dangora, Suzzanne Freeze, and Paul Dyson are part of the Run for Krystle. They are running in Monday’s Boston Marathon to raise funds for the Krystle Campbell Scholarship Fund. Campbell was killed in the 2013 bombing.

UMass Boston’s Institute for Community Inclusion Hires New Director

Office of Communications | April 03, 2017

Tom Sannicandro, a former state legislator and longtime champion for those with disabilities, joins the Institute.

UMass Boston PhD Students Eligible for New Program to Fund Dissertation Development

Colleen Locke | March 07, 2017

The goal of the UMass Boston-SSRC Transdisciplinary Dissertation Proposal Development Program is to provide guidance, mentorship, and a structure for developing and completing dissertation research proposals.

Public Statement of the Human Rights Faculty on the US Travel Ban

Human Rights Faculty of UMass Boston | February 16, 2017

Our community comes from different parts of the world, including those covered by this travel ban.