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UMass Boston Professor Delivers Commencement Address in Kyrgyzstan

Colleen Locke | July 12, 2017

Professor of Counseling Psychology Sharon Horne delivered the commencement address at American University of Central Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan last month. She also received an honorary professorship, similar to an honorary degree in the United States.

Performing Arts Professor Rafael Jaen Wins Manning Prize

Nahalia Carless, Communications Correspondent | July 07, 2017

Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts Rafael Jaen was recently honored as one of five University of Massachusetts faculty to receive the 2017 Manning Prize for Excellence in Teaching.

Three UMass Boston Faculty Members Honored with Fulbright Awards

Colleen Locke | July 05, 2017

Three UMass Boston faculty members have received awards from the Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program for 2017-2018: David Timmons, assistant professor of economics, Emilio Sauri, associate professor of English, and Robert Brock, adjunct faculty in the School for the Environment.

Poem in Jill McDonough’s New Book Reaper Featured in New York Times

Colleen Locke | May 24, 2017

Military technology, including drones, plays a key role in Reaper, the new volume of poetry by UMass Boston professor Jill McDonough.

Associate Professor’s Book on ‘The Human Race Game’ Wins Book Medal

Colleen Locke | February 10, 2017

Associate Professor of Human Services Cuf Ferguson has received the bronze Living Now Evergreen Book Medal for his new book, Evolving The Human Race Game: A Spiritual and Soul-Centered Perspective.

Honors Students Partner with BPS on Street Trauma Research, Present Findings to Superintendent Chang

Colleen Locke | January 30, 2017

UMass Boston students taking the class Understanding Their Experiences with Street Trauma: Youth Participatory Action Research Methods were co-researchers with students at Community Academic of Health and Sciences (CASH) High School in Dorchester on a photovoice research project in fall 2016.

Trotter’s Barbara Lewis to Moderate Discussion Following Birth of a Movement Premiere

Office of Communications | January 27, 2017

In the documentary Birth of a Movement, Bestor Cram and Susan Gray examine William Monroe Trotter's campaign against D.W. Griffith’s 1915 film The Birth of a Nation. The film will be screened Monday, January 30.

Congratulations to the New Vice President of NWSA

Brittany Downey, Department Manager WGS | September 20, 2016

WGS Chair Elora Chowdhury will serve from 2016-2018

UMass Boston Professor Receives International Young Researcher Award

Colleen Locke | July 11, 2016

Assistant Professor of Economics Guy Numa is one of just two researchers worldwide to receive the European Society for the History of Economic Thought's 2016 Young Researcher Award.

Chancellor’s Awards Highlight Faculty Excellence at 2016 Commencement Ceremony

Office of Communications | May 26, 2016

Three professors win awards for Distinguished Scholarship, Teaching, and Service