UMass Boston Faculty Win Creative Economy Grants from President Caret

Colleen Locke | August 12, 2013
This reading is part of the creative economy grant

This reading is part of the creative economy grant "The Emancipated Century: A Staged Reading Series."
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UMass Boston Faculty Receive $87,000 in Creative Economy Grants

University of Massachusetts Boston faculty have received four awards worth a combined $87,000 from UMass President Robert Caret’s office. The grants bring artistic and entrepreneurship opportunities to UMass Boston students, partners, and the community as a whole.

Since 2007, the President’s Creative Economy Fund has supported UMass faculty initiatives in the arts, humanities, and social sciences that benefit the state's economy and improve its quality of life. The winners talk about their projects in the videos below.

About UMass Boston
With a growing reputation for innovative research addressing complex issues, the University of Massachusetts Boston, metropolitan Boston’s only public university, offers its diverse student population both an intimate learning environment and the rich experience of a great American city. UMass Boston’s ten colleges and graduate schools serve nearly 16,000 students while engaging local, national, and international constituents through academic programs, research centers, and public service activities. To learn more about UMass Boston, visit

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