Creative Economy Initiatives Fund Supports Local Artists, History, Africa

Colleen Locke | September 11, 2017

UMass Boston faculty and staff have received a combined $102,350 from UMass President Marty Meehan’s office and the Creative Economy Initiatives Fund. Projects include a hip-hop oral history project and survey of Boston residents.

UMass Boston Community Reflects on Phillis Wheatley’s Legacy

Colleen Locke | May 03, 2017

UMass Boston students read Phillis Wheatley’s poems and UMass Boston professors reflected on her history and the legacy she leaves for us during Thursday’s Phillis Wheatley Day activities in the Harbor Gallery.

Already a Research Destination, UMass Boston’s Bicycling Collection Expands with Newest Donations

Colleen Locke | February 10, 2016

The Joseph P. Healey Library’s University Archives and Special Collections Department added two more donations Friday to its impressive collection on bicycling history, which University Archivist Joanne Riley says has become known internationally as a research destination.

University Archives Celebrates Boston Public Schools Library Program, New Acquisitions

Colleen Locke | November 13, 2015

About a dozen graduates of the Boston Public Schools Library Program attended a reunion last month at the Joseph P. Healey Library, which has acquired documents and quilts related to the program which launched 100 libraries in the 1960s and 1970s.

UMass Boston’s Healey Library Fast Becoming National Resource on Bicycling History

Colleen Locke | September 23, 2015

The Joseph P. Healey Library’s University Archives and Special Collections Department’s collection on bicycling history grew even larger on Tuesday, with the addition of 200 boxes of records from the League of American Wheelmen (LAW).

UMass Boston Unveils 50th Anniversary Book

Office of Communications | May 19, 2015

Chancellor J. Keith Motley unveiled the University of Massachusetts Boston’s new 50th anniversary book at a launch party on Monday.

Faculty Research Celebration Focuses on Education, Policy Impact

Colleen Locke | May 06, 2015

Professors Miren Uriarte of the College of Public and Community Service, and Tara Parker and Anne Douglass of the College of Education and Human Development shared their high-impact research at the annual Faculty Research Celebration on Tuesday.

Past, Present UMass Boston Chancellors Talk About Building on Each Other’s Work

Colleen Locke | May 05, 2015

UMass Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley and four former chancellors reflected on their administrations--the joys, and the challenges—during a roundtable discussion on Tuesday morning.

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.

UMass Boston Community, Neighbors Invited to Share Their UMass Boston Stories

Office of Communications | April 23, 2014

Alumni, former professors, current students, faculty, staff, and UMass Boston neighbors are invited to bring their candid photos and share the stories behind the photos at the UMass Boston Mass. Memories Road Show on May 2 and 3.

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