Office for Faculty Development


Fulbright-Winning UMass Boston Professor to Work in Tanzania

Colleen Locke | May 20, 2016

Assistant Professor Angela Stone-MacDonald has received a Fulbright grant to teach early childhood education in Tanzania this September.

UMass Boston Costume Design Professor to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Colleen Locke | May 10, 2016

Rafael Jaen, assistant professor of costume design, will receive the Lifetime Achievement in the Arts Award from Salem State University on Tuesday, May 10.

Co-Developer of UMass Boston’s Early Childhood Program Receives Early Education Award

Colleen Locke | April 27, 2016

Mary Lu Love, an instructor in the Early Education and Care in Inclusive Settings Program, has received the Boston Association for the Education of Young Children’s Abigail Eliot Award for making a difference in the field of early education and care.

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.