Classes will begin this summer for students in UMass Boston’s new Leadership in Urban Schools EdD/PhD program. The Board of Higher Education approved the new degree program, along with a new Early Childhood Education PhD program, late last year.
The Center for Social Development and Education (CSDE) at the University of Massachusetts Boston has received a $1.4 million grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to promote motor development of children with disabilities.
Barbara Lewis, director of the William Monroe Trotter Institute for the Study of Black Culture, leaves for Palestine on Wednesday, where she will spend nearly two weeks visiting research institutes and cultural institutions in the West Bank.
President Barack Obama has nominated Institute for Asian American Studies (IAAS) Director Paul Watanabe to serve as a member of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
UMass Boston hosted another record crowd of 175 students and 250 guests on Saturday, May 9 for its annual Spring Visit Day for high school sophomores and juniors. Attendance was up 383 percent over spring 2014.
Senior marketing major Kyle Szatrowski is ending his Beacons career the same way he started it – in record-setting fashion. Szatrowski was named the Little East Conference Pitcher of the Week for striking out a career-best nine batters in a 16-7 win over Western Connecticut State.