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McCormack Grad School Cohosts Live Conversations with Mayoral Candidates Marty Walsh, Tito Jackson

Office of Communications | July 12, 2017

The McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at UMass Boston has teamed up with WBUR, the Boston Globe, NBC Boston, NECN, and Telemundo Boston to jointly host live conversations with Boston mayoral candidates this summer.

Fresh Take Earns College of Management Professor and Students Cash Prize in Case Study Contest

Office of Communications | July 06, 2017

A professor and two students from UMass Boston’s College of Management won second place and a cash award in an international business case study, and then donated the prize money to the local nonprofit they studied.

College of Management Team Wins National Bloomberg Trading Challenge

Nahalia Carless, Communications Correspondent | June 22, 2017

College of Management Students Take Top Spot in Competition of 266 Teams from 81 Schools

Monday Harbor Cruises Are Back for the Summer

Nahalia Carless, Communications Correspondent | June 20, 2017

Popular lunchtime cruises are back, thanks to the completion of Fox Point Dock renovations.

Boston Police Commissioner Bill Evans Gives Leadership Advice to Honors College Junior Colloquium

Colleen Locke | June 19, 2017

Boston Police Commissioner Bill Evans gave some leadership advice to the Honors College students in the Becoming a Leader class before their final presentations last month: Use common sense, and be humble.

UMass Boston Alumni Selected for Fulbright Awards

Colleen Locke | June 13, 2017

Three UMass Boston alumni will be representing the university abroad this summer as Fulbright recipients.

PhD Student Mai See Yang Brings Data-Driven Gerontology Research to Hmong Community

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | June 08, 2017

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.

Leadership, Service Themes of Shubhankar Joshi’s Time at UMass Boston

Colleen Locke | June 01, 2017

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.

UMass Boston Freshman Wadeline Jonathas Brings Home Two More National Titles

Colleen Locke | May 31, 2017

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.

From the Cover of TIME to UMass Boston’s JFK Winner: Daniela Bravo-Terkia a Voice for Immigrants

Colleen Locke | May 23, 2017

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.