Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management Kathleen Teehan says UMass Boston is preparing to open a new Center of Excellence for Veterans next fall, which will provide veterans-specific services including financial aid and benefits information, tutoring, advising, counseling, and more.
Governor Deval Patrick cited new construction projects at UMass Boston, including the nearly completed Integrated Sciences Complex, as symbols of educational progress in the commonwealth during a Tuesday speech to the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce.
The William Joiner Center Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences is sponsoring a weeklong series of workshops and events in conjunction with the Combat Paper Project. Today until Friday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., veterans are encouraged to bring their uniforms to the Campus Center. The uniforms will be turned into paper, then into works of art.
Associate Professor Allen Gontz, the undergraduate program director for the School for the Environment, is collaborating with colleagues in Australia on a new project that uses ground-penetrating radar to study the history of weather in the area.
UMass Boston student Ally Yee’s documentary My Promise will be screened at the Asian American Film Festival on October 26. Yee produced the film in a spring 2013 Asian American Media Literacy course, part of UMass Boston's Asian American Studies Program.