$2.5M Justice Dept. Grant Will Fund Development of Mentoring for Children of Incarcerated Parents ›
UMass Boston Psychology Professor Jean Rhodes received a grant to increase mentor effectiveness for 2 million children with parents in jail, prison, or on parole.
Gastón Institute at UMass Boston Will Help Latino Communities Navigate Obamacare ›
The Institute will use a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services grant to educate Spanish and Portuguese speakers about the Health Insurance Marketplace.
UMass Boston 50th Anniversary Celebration Continues With Campus on the Common ›
The university returned to its downtown roots on Tuesday, beginning with a procession from the State House to Boston Common.
UMass Boston to Induct 12th Hall of Fame Class on October 9 ›
As part of the university’s 50th anniversary celebration, UMass Boston’s Division of Athletics and Recreation, Special Programs and Projects will induct its twelfth Hall of Fame class on Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
Film Series Returns Oct. 9 with Four Boston Premieres ›
On Thursday, the UMass Boston Film Series kicks off its fifth season of hosting free, thought-provoking independent films, and the filmmakers themselves, at the UMass Boston Campus Center.
NIH Funds UMass Boston Led Study of Visualization in Health Education on Highway Pollution ›
Carolyn Wong, a research associate with the Institute for Asian American Studies, has received a $450,000 grant to lead a study, along with researchers at UMass Lowell and Tufts University, of computer visualization in promoting health literacy on the toxic effects of highway pollution in Chinatown.
UMass Named One of 100 Best Universities in the World ›
Times Higher Education named the University of Massachusetts one of the world’s top 100 universities in the magazine’s annual global survey, released Wednesday.
UMass Boston Professor Named Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar ›
Emily Jones, an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts Boston, is one of just 12 nursing educators from across the country to win a prestigious grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Nurse Faculty Scholars program this year.
UMass Boston Well-Represented on National Book Awards Longlist ›
Two authors with ties to the university have been named to the longlists for this year's National Book Awards.
Telecommunications Pioneer Funds Non-violence and Peace Projects at UMass Boston ›
Sid Topol, a pioneer in the field of wireless communication, will fund the new Topol Peace Data Initiative at UMass Boston’s Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development (CPDD).