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Nominate Students for 2016 Beacon Leadership Awards

Office of Communications | February 09, 2016

Nominations are being accepted through March 4 for the annual Beacon Leadership Awards, which will be given out on Tuesday, May 3 at 5 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom.

Office for Faculty Development Celebrates UMass Boston Authors

Colleen Locke | December 07, 2015

In the 2014-2015 academic year, 32 UMass Boston faculty members published books or completed major musical compositions. They were honored on Thursday at the third annual Provost’s Book Party.

Watch Livestream of Trotter Institute Director’s Take on History & Culture of Harlem and Its Theatre

Office of Communications | December 01, 2015

Barbara Lewis, director of the William Monroe Trotter Institute for the Study of Black Culture, will be speaking at the National Theatre Conference's convening in New York City on Friday, December 4 at 2 p.m.

Students, Faculty, and Staff: Sign Up to Take Part in the 2015 Thanksgiving Host Program

Office of Student Housing | November 05, 2015

The Thanksgiving Match-Up Program offers students at UMass Boston the opportunity to celebrate Thanksgiving with faculty and staff at UMass Boston. The deadline to sign up to participate is November 16.

NERCHE Director to Be Honored for Lifetime Commitment to Community Engagement

Office of Communications | September 29, 2015

The Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship (ACES) will induct John Saltmarsh as a member of its second class during a ceremony at Pennsylvania State University on Wednesday.

Trotter Institute Director Earns Opportunity to Study Theater in Palestine

Colleen Locke | May 11, 2015

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 Obama Nominates Paul Watanabe to Asian American Advisory Commission

Office of Communications | May 11, 2015

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.

Faculty Research Celebration Focuses on Education, Policy Impact

Colleen Locke | May 06, 2015

Professors Miren Uriarte of the College of Public and Community Service, and Tara Parker and Anne Douglass of the College of Education and Human Development shared their high-impact research at the annual Faculty Research Celebration on Tuesday.

Keisler is First UMass Boston Prof to Be Named Distinguished Fulbright Chair

Colleen Locke | April 23, 2015

Professor of Management Systems Jeffrey Keisler has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright-Aalto University Distinguished Chair position for the 2015-2016 academic year.

UMass Boston Professor Maria Ivanova Named Andrew Carnegie Fellow

Office of Communications | April 22, 2015

Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance Maria Ivanova is one of 32 recipients, out of 301 nominees, to receive a $200,000 grant as part of the inaugural class of Andrew Carnegie Fellows supported by Carnegie Corporation of New York.