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Writers’ Workshop Goes Beyond Written Word to Express Fallout of War

Colleen Locke | June 27, 2018

This week UMass Boston’s William Joiner Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences is hosting its 31st annual Writers’ Workshop, working sessions with distinguished writers and artists. The Her Story Is project is a yearlong collaboration between female Iraqi and American artists.

Vietnam Writers Association and Vietnam Union for the Arts and Literature Honor Joiner Institute

Office of Communications | December 27, 2017

The Vietnam Writers Association and the Vietnam Union for the Arts and Literature awarded national medals to UMass Boston's William Joiner Institute for the institute's contributions to the arts and literature in Vietnam.

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.

Race, Immigration Among Topics at Joiner Institute’s 30th Annual Writers’ Workshop

Colleen Locke | July 06, 2017

UMass Boston’s William Joiner Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences hosted its 30th annual Writers’ Workshop last week, offering an opportunity to study with and learn from award-winning poets and writers.

29th Writers’ Workshop Kicks Off with ‘Women Veterans Speak’ Panel

Colleen Locke | July 07, 2016

The William Joiner Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences sponsored the 29th Writers’ Workshop, which features classes and individual consultations in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, drama, and memoir, last month.

Joiner Institute Presents Minoo Emami’s “The Aura of War” in UMass Boston’s Harbor Gallery

Office of Communications | March 17, 2016

The William Joiner Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences presents Minoo Emami's "The Aura of War" from March 21 through April 26 in the Harbor Gallery. Emami’s work focuses on the consequences of war, with a particular focus on war’s effect on women.

Six UMass Boston Students Receive First Arredondo Brothers Scholarship at Veterans Day Dinner

Office of Communications | November 10, 2015

Carlos and Melida Arredondo ’92 established the Arredondo Brothers’ Memorial Scholarship at UMass Boston this year to honor Carlos’s two sons.

Military Siblings Eligible for New $1,000 Scholarship at UMass Boston

Office of Communications | October 22, 2015

Current UMass Boston students who are siblings of military members, veterans, or fallen heroes are invited to apply for a new $1,000 scholarship funded by the Arredondo Family Foundation. The deadline is October 30.

UMass President’s Office Funds Three UMass Boston Projects

Colleen Locke | June 25, 2015

Faculty and Staff Receive $174,500 for UMass President's Science and Technology Initiative and Creative Economy Initiatives.

Noam Chomsky Speaks at UMass Boston

Anna Pinkert | April 15, 2015

On Tuesday afternoon, a full audience of students, faculty, and community members welcomed Noam Chomsky to UMass Boston.