In May, Mai See Yang became the first Hmong student to graduate with a PhD in gerontology from UMass Boston. Her research focuses on the particularly high rates of depression and other mental illnesses in older Hmong adults.
Aspiring pediatrician Shubhankar Joshi is a people person. And when he came to UMass Boston four years ago from Billerica Memorial High School, it didn’t take long for him to reach out to others, get involved in campus activities, and contribute to the community, all while maintaining a 3.8 GPA.
Wadeline Jonathas, a freshman originally from Gonaives, Haiti, picked up two more national titles over Memorial Day weekend at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championship Meet in Geneva, Ohio.
This year's JFK Award winner is Daniela Bravo-Terkia, who has dedicated her time at UMass Boston to making sure undocumented students like her don’t feel pressured to hide. The JFK Award is the highest honor a UMass Boston undergraduate can receive.
After trading the lead multiple times, UMass Boston's baseball team beat the Babson College Beavers 11-8 Sunday to win the NCAA Division III Baseball New England Regional Championship. The Beacons now advance to the College World Series, which begins this Friday in Appleton, Wisconsin.
UMass Boston’s baseball team is back in the NCAA Tournament after winning their second Little East Conference Tournament on Saturday. The No. 2 Beacons beat the No. 3 UMass Dartmouth Corsairs 8-6 in the tournament final.
Jury-selected artwork by Massachusetts students, grades 8 to 12, will be on display in UMass Boston's Harbor Gallery from May 15 through May 21.
It was a big weekend for Beacons Athletics, as two teams won their conference titles and a freshman track star set a Division III record.
Fakisha Fabre, a student in the Master’s in Public Administration Program in the McCormack Graduate School, is the 2017 "29 Who Shine" award winner from the University of Massachusetts Boston.
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.