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Gastón Institute at UMass Boston Will Help Latino Communities Navigate Obamacare

Office of Communications | October 09, 2014

The Institute will use a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services grant to educate Spanish and Portuguese speakers about the Health Insurance Marketplace.

Impressive Achievements by the Gastón Institute’s Student Researchers

Gastón Institute | May 16, 2014

Impressive Achievements by the Gastón Institute’s Student Researchers, including graduations, grants and publications

Chemistry Education, Challenged Stereotypes Covered at Annual Faculty Research Celebration

Colleen Locke | May 13, 2014

Three faculty members spoke about their community-engaged scholarship, fitting the theme “Made in Boston, Ready for the World,” at the university’s annual Faculty Research Celebration.

Gastón Institute Researcher Presents Key Findings at the AERA Annual Meeting

Gastón Institute | March 31, 2014

Gastón Institute Researcher Presents Key Findings at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting

UMass Boston Awarded Grant to Investigate Influence of Culture on Health

The Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy | January 15, 2014

Collaborative Effort with Tufts, Dominican Development Center, and Brazilian Immigrant Center will study implications of transnationalism for culture and health.

Jim Canales Will Become the New President for the Barr Foundation in May 2014

Gastón Institute | November 21, 2013

Jim Canales Will Become the New President for the Barr Foundation in May 2014. The foundations an important supporter of the institute's research.

UMass Boston Professor to Speak on Growing Political Influence of Immigrants

Office of Communications | October 23, 2013

Sociology Professor Luis Jiménez Will Speak at 12:30 in the Healey Library

Eduardo Siqueira Travels to Brazil as Part of OITA Faculty Research Abroad

Gastón Institute | August 14, 2013

CPCS Professor Eduardo Siqueira, also coordinator of the Transnational Brazilian Project, traveled to Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, to start his research project "Health Profile of Returned Brazilian Immigrants." The project will be conducted in partnership with Univale.

Expert on Hispanic Catholicism to Speak at UMass Boston

Office of Communications | February 22, 2013

As Catholics around the world celebrate Lent, a season of sacrifice and self-evaluation, the Gastón Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston will host a lecture by Hosffman Ospino, a leading expert on the intersection of Catholicism and Latino culture.

Professor Siqueira Speaks at the 2nd Semana de Saúde Coletiva in Brazil

Gastón Institute | January 22, 2013

Professor Eduardo Siqueira participated as a speaker at the 2nd Semana de Saúde Coletiva in Mato Grosso, Brazil in November.

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