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National Police Week

Kellie Ruccolo | June 20, 2018

UMass Boston Chief of Police and Honor Guard attend National Police Week

UMass Boston’s Boren Winners to Study Languages in South Korea, Georgia

Colleen Locke | June 19, 2018

Benjamin Thomsen, an international relations major from Mansfield, has received a Boren Scholarship, and Kate Butterworth, a first-year student in the McCormack Graduate School’s Global Governance and Human Security PhD Program, has received a Boren Fellowship.

UMass Boston Receives $1.3M NIH Grant to Increase Diversity in Biomedical Research Workforce

Office of Communications | June 13, 2018

The National Institutes of Health has awarded biology professors Rachel Skvirsky and Adán Colón-Carmona an additional five-year $1.3 million grant to continue their work preparing undergraduate students at UMass Boston for PhD programs and careers in the biomedical research industry.

UMass Boston Wins Second Straight Gold Award for Commuting Options

Office of Communications | June 08, 2018

UMass Boston has received its second consecutive Gold Excellence in Commuter Options (ECO) Award for its longstanding commitment to eco-friendly commuting options.

Li Wang ‘17’s Crossing the Centuries: Bridging Cultures in University Hall Gallery June 11-22

Office of Communications | June 08, 2018

Crossing the Centuries: Bridging Cultures is a series of new paintings by UMass Boston alumnus Li Wang '17. The exhibit is open June 11 through 22 and through July 13 by appointment.

Record Number of UMass Boston Students Earn NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Colleen Locke | June 05, 2018

Chemistry PhD students Sederra Ross and Jessica Karch and psychology PhD student Kirsten Christensen made UMass Boston history this spring when they received NSF Graduate Research Fellowships.

Track and Field Brings Home Second National Championship This Year

Colleen Locke | May 29, 2018

Two months after winning the 2018 Indoor National Championship in Birmingham, Alabama, the Beacons are the co-winners of the 2018 Outdoor National Championship.

Bobby Ricketts’s Address at UMass Boston’s Graduate Commencement

Bobby Ricketts | May 24, 2018

Bobby Ricketts was the student speaker at UMass Boston's 2018 graduate commencement ceremony.

Four Seniors to Spend Commencement at Outdoor Track and Field Championship

Colleen Locke | May 21, 2018

Eight Beacons will be representing UMass Boston at the Outdoor Track and Field Championship, which starts on Thursday in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Four of those who are going to be participating—Dom Nda, Garth Miriyoga, Taylor Driggers, and Lexy Bean—are seniors, and will be missing commencement.

For Graduate Commencement Student Speaker, the World Is His Stage

Vanessa Chatterley | May 15, 2018

International musician Bobby Ricketts finds online master’s program a perfect fit.