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  1. Gender, Leadership and Public Policy 2015 Graduates Are “Agents of Change”
    Celebrating the achievements of the 21 women who completed the Gender, Leadership, and Public Policy graduate certificate program.
  2. EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to UMass Boston Grads: Be Comfortable Being Uncomfortable
    Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Gina McCarthy '76 told UMass Boston graduates to see opportunities in change and "be comfortable being uncomfortable" at the university's 47th commencement Friday at the TD Garden.
  3. McCormack Salutes More than 150 New Graduates
    We honor this year’s awardees and McCormack’s entire graduating class of 2015
  4. 4,144 Graduates, 4,144 Stories: Meet the Members of the Class of 2015
    With a record class of 4,144, there were plenty of stories to discover and students to meet at UMass Boston's commencement. Here are some of them.
  5. Honorary Degree Given to Bernard Osher, OLLI Funder
    Philanthropist Bernard Osher was honored for his commitment to lifelong learning.
  6. Women’s and Gender Studies 2015 Newsletter
    We have been busy this year. Have a look!
  7. Administrator Gina McCarthy’s 2015 UMass Boston Commencement Address
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy's UMass Boston 2015 Commencement Address, As Prepared
  8. Social Justice Mission Motivates JFK Winner July Suarez
    College of Liberal Arts alumna working to increase opportunities, resources for Latino communities in Mass.
  9. UMass Boston’s 47th Commencement Today
    UMass Boston will graduate its largest class ever – 4,144 graduates – and honor a group of distinguished leaders with Chancellor's Medals and honorary degrees this morning at its 47th commencement ceremony in the TD Garden.
  10. “Bobbi the Beacon” to Graduate Friday
    Three-sport athlete Kirsten Morrison is one of a handful of students who plays Bobby the Beacon at campus events.
  11. Chancellor, Provost to Sport UMass Boston-Designed Ties at Commencement
    The Chancellor's Office commissioned Assistant Professor of Costume Design Rafael Jaen to design 50th anniversary ties and scarves for commencement.
  12. Goddard House Doane Scholarships to Provide $170K for Nursing Students
    Funding to benefit mid-career students with experience in Boston health care
  13. Graduation Dinner
    The UMass Club on Franklin Street in Boston is inviting all UMass Boston graduates to join them for a three-course dinner following commencement. Reservations are being taken from 3 to 8 p.m.
  14. Graduate Fair
    Pick up your cap and gown, check your holds with the Registrar’s Office, speak to Career Services about your resume, connect with the Alumni Association, purchase your class ring, and more.
  15. EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Speak at 2015 UMass Boston Commencement
    Regina “Gina” McCarthy ’76, administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, will deliver the keynote address at the University of Massachusetts Boston’s 47th commencement on Friday, May 29 at the TD Garden.
  16. UMass Boston Graduate Programs Rated Among Nation’s Best By ‘U.S. News and World Report’
    UMass Boston graduate programs in nursing, education, and rehabilitation counseling have been ranked among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report “Best Graduate School” rankings released today.
  17. Celebrate 100 Days to Graduation
    Stay on track for your final destination: graduation. Staff from around campus will help with graduation and resume quick checks, check for holds, and give you the details on the big day.
  18. The Kresge Foundation: New Directions in Population Health
    Join the College of Nursing and Health Sciences as Phyllis Meadows, PhD, MSN, BSN, RN speaks on The Kresge Foundation’s efforts in reducing health disparities by promoting conditions and environments.
  19. Amy Rex Smith Receives Award from the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Nurses Association
    Amy Rex-Smith, DNSc, RN, ACNS, BC of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, has recently been awarded the “Excellence in Nursing Education” Award from the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Nurses Association or ANA.
  20. Chair and Professor Rosanna DeMarco to Accept the 2015 Excellence in Research Award
    Chair and Professor Rosanna DeMarco, PhD, RN, PHCNS-BC, APHN-BC, FAAN, has been named the 2015 recipient of the “Excellence in Research Award” given by the New England Regional Black Nurses Association (NERBNA).
  21. Boston Health Chief Arroyo, Harvard Pilgrim CEO Talk Health Disparities at UMass Boston Panel
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley also joined the discussion.
  22. UMass Boston Professor Named Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar
    Emily Jones, an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts Boston, is one of just 12 nursing educators from across the country to win a prestigious grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Nurse Faculty Scholars program this year.
  23. Julie Sieben ‘01 Presents at the New Balance Falmouth Road Race Expo
    UMass Boston alumna and author will be a featured presenter at the New Balance Falmouth Road Race Health and Fitness Expo tonight at 6 p.m.
  24. Philip Puccia MBA ‘96 Addresses Class of 2014
    Distinguished Alumnus of the College of Management, Philip Puccia, MBA Class of 1995, offered remarks at the CM Commencement Ceremony
  25. Outstanding Students Win Awards at Graduation
    The Economics Department once again honored outstanding BA students at graduation.
  26. UMass Boston Celebrates 50th Anniversary on WUMB and Online
    Tune in to WUMB 91.9 FM this summer to hear a slice of UMass Boston history.
  27. Winning Gerontology Papers Address Caring for Aging Veterans and Intergenerational Programs
    This year's winning Gerontology capstone papers address caring for aging veterans and offering intergenerational community programs.
  28. Longtime Professors Chen, Fay, and Lynde Honored With Chancellor’s Awards at Commencement
    Three members of the UMass Boston faculty were recognized for their outstanding teaching, research, and service by Chancellor J. Keith Motley and Provost Winston Langley.
  29. Commencement Speaker Figueres: Class of 2014 Must Exercise ‘Power of Choice’
    UMass Boston commencement speaker Christiana Figueres urged the 3,994 graduates to exercise "their power of choice."
  30. UMass Boston, Harvard Pilgrim Partner to Enhance Support for Nursing Students
    Set Sail for Success commits $500k to assist students.
  31. JFK Winner Shaun O’Grady Journeyed from Battlefield to Classroom
    Lynn native Shaun O’Grady traveled a long and difficult path from his hometown to the commencement stage at UMass Boston. He once thought college "wasn't in the cards" for him.
  32. Grad Student, Guide Dog Lead McCormack Graduates at UMass Boston’s Commencement
    There was no mistaking the whistles that greeted William and Marshall O'Donnell as they crossed the stage to receive their diplomas during the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies commencement ceremony.
  33. UMass Boston’s College of Management Celebrates Spring Convocation
    On May 27, the College of Management celebrated the 2014 Convocation Award and Scholarship winners.
  34. Record 3,994 Students Graduate From UMass Boston on Friday
    Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, delivered the keynote address at the University of Massachusetts Boston’s 46th commencement on Friday. Degrees were conferred to 3,994 UMass Boston graduates during the ceremony.
  35. Keynote Speaker Christiana Figueres’ Address to UMass Boston’s Class of 2014
    "There is no greater power than the power of choice," Christiana Figureres told UMass Boston graduates during the principal address of the university's 46th commencement exercises.
  36. JFK Winner Shaun O’Grady’s Speech at UMass Boston’s 46th Commencement
    Read Shaun O'Grady's message to the Class of 2014.
  37. Grad Student, Guide Dog to Receive Diplomas at UMass Boston’s Commencement May 30
    William O’Donnell and his guide dog Marshall will lead the graduating students from the McCormack Graduate School of Public Policy and Global Studies into UMass Boston’s main commencement ceremony on Friday, May 30.
  38. Climate Change Expert Christiana Figueres to Speak at UMass Boston Commencement
    3,863 students will receive their degrees at University of Massachusetts Boston's 46th commencement ceremony, to be held Friday, May 30.
  39. 2014 Commencement
    The main ceremony begins at 9:30 a.m. and will be held outside, rain or shine. About 30 minutes after the main ceremony concludes, the colleges will have individual ceremonies.
  40. College of Nursing and Health Sciences Celebrates 35 Years with E-Posters, Student Presentations
    The anniversary celebration, which includes e-posters, oral presentations and two keynote lectures, ends with an awards dinner tonight.
  41. Christiana Figueres Returns to UMass Boston as Commencement Speaker
    Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be the keynote speaker at the 46th commencement ceremonies at the University of Massachusetts Boston on May 30.
  42. NERVANA Colloquia Series: Care of the American Veteran, Substance Use Disorder, and Co-Morbidities
    The Northeast Region VA Nursing Alliance (NERVANA) presents an event at UMass Boston in the NERVANA Colloquial Series.
  43. UMass Boston Students Volunteer at Marathon Finish Line
    Students who volunteered at last year's marathon return to aid runners.
  44. Run for Krystle Led by College of Nursing and Health Sciences
    The College of Nursing and Health Sciences to lead B.A.A. 5K team.
  45. CNHS Alumna Gives Endowment to Create Scholarship Fund
    Leiko V. Lumiere is a 2012 graduate of the Accelerated Nursing Program in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. In October 2013, she gave the college an endowment to create the Leiko V. Lumiere Nursing Scholarship Fund.
  46. Ling Shi visits China for NIH Funded REDS-III Project
    A CNHS faculty member traveled to China for an NIH-funded project to improve the blood supply and blood safety in China.
  47. Graduate Student Receives Pre-Doctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association
    College of Nursing and Health Sciences graduate student Jacob Kariuki has earned a selective pre-doctoral fellowship. Kariuki wants to study ways to limit the incidence of metabolic diseases in his native Kenya.
  48. CNHS 35th Anniversary Celebration
    In celebrating 35 years of UMass Boston's College of Nursing and Health Sciences, the college will highlight its accomplishments with an awards ceremony and a dinner reception.
  49. Lee and Aronowitz in Malawi: Research, Teaching, and Service in Action
    Lee and Aronowitz in Malawi: Research, Teaching, and Service in Action
  50. UMass Boston Researcher Finds Teen Obesity Rate Leveling Off
    Teens are eating more vegetables and exercising more
  51. Traditional Nursing Student at UMass Boston Receives Massachusetts High-Demand Scholarship
    UMass Boston Traditional Nursing Student Receives Massachusetts High-Demand Scholarship
  52. UMass Boston Student Veteran Sam Chandler Wins JFK Award
    The 37th winner of UMass Boston's top academic award told the commencement crowd that childhood nature hikes with his mom inspired his philosophy of engagement and service.
  53. A Day of Firsts for Many in UMass Boston’s Class of 2013
    More than half of this year's graduates were the first in their families to earn a college degree, and some online learners were getting their first good look at the seaside campus.
  54. Dean Ira Jackson Shares Career Experiences and Leadership Lessons with Graduates
    McCormack Grad School dean shares life lessons on imagination, perseverance, and leadership.
  55. Chancellor Motley to UMass Boston Class of 2013: “I Want Them To Hear You on Nantucket”
    Unusual sorrow, unrestrained joy were side by side among the 10,000 in attendance for UMass Boston's spring commencement.
  56. Bandopadhyaya, Roemer, Watanabe Receive Distinguished Faculty Awards at Commencement
    The three UMass Boston professors were honored for extraordinary contributions in teaching, research, and service at the 45th commencement exercises on May 31.
  57. In Commencement Address, Environmental Leader Calls for New Political Economy
    Gus Speth calls for a new economic model prioritizing people, place, and planet, over profits, product, and power.
  58. JFK Winner Sam Chandler’s Speech at UMass Boston’s 45th Commencement
    Read the speech and watch the video of College of Management graduate Sam Chandler's remarks on behalf of the Class of 2013.
  59. 16 McCormack Students Receive Special Awards at Commencement
    Master's and doctoral students are recognized for outstanding scholarship, service, leadership, and innovation at graduation ceremony,
  60. UMass Boston Awards Former Student Krystle Campbell with Posthumous Degree; Scholarship Fund Set Up
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley awarded a posthumous bachelor of arts degree to former student Krystle Campbell, a victim of the April 15 bombing attacks at the Boston Marathon.
  61. Summer Weather Greets 3,600 Graduates at UMass Boston Commencement
    Speaker Gus Speth tells new graduates to measure wealth by people, not possessions
  62. UMass Boston Alumna Receives Award at National Nurses Day Celebration
    College of Nursing and Health Sciences Dean Anahid Kulwicki presented Penny Greenberg '02 with the 2013 Nurses Week Leadership in Quality Innovation award.
  63. College of Management Student Sam Chandler Wins 2013 JFK Award
    Marine Corps Veteran to Receive Highest Student Honor at UMass Boston Commencement on May 31
  64. UMass Boston Student Alyssa Trinidad Among “29 Who Shine” in 2013
    Alyssa Trinidad, a management major from Winthrop, is the “29 Who Shine” award winner from the University of Massachusetts Boston.
  65. UMass Boston Students Show Bravery Amid Chaos at Marathon
    Marathon Monday started with bright smiles for the UMass Boston students who volunteered to be members of a medical "sweep team" for runners in distress. When tragedy struck, theirs became a story of bravery amid chaos
  66. James Gustave Speth to Deliver 2013 UMass Boston Commencement Address
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley has announced that James Gustave “Gus” Speth, co-founder of the Natural Resources Defense Council and the World Resources Institute, will deliver the principal address at the University of Massachusetts Boston’s 45th commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 31, 2013.
  67. 27th Annual Research and Scholarship Day
    Join the 27th Annual Research and Scholarship Day at the University of Massachusetts Boston
  68. Screening and Discussion: Weight of the Nation (Part 4: Challenges)
    The Exercise and Health Sciences Club and the College of Nursing and Health Sciences will host a free screening of a portion of this HBO documentary. A panel discussion will follow.
  69. Screening and Discussion: Weight of the Nation (Part 2: Choices)
    The Exercise and Health Sciences Club and the College of Nursing and Health Sciences will host a free screening of a portion of this HBO documentary. A panel discussion will follow.
  70. CNHS Receives Monmouth University’s “Hawk Hug” for Sandy Relief Efforts
    CNHS students provide compassionate care to Hurricane Sandy victims.
  71. New Dean of Nursing and Health Sciences Ready to Listen and Lead
    Anahid Kulwicki's background is in health disparities research, which is a burgeoning area of focus for UMass Boston.
  72. Hurricane Sandy Relief Drive
    Blanket & Cold Weather Clothing, First Aid & Personal Hygiene Supplies Drive
  73. Anahid Kulwicki Selected as New Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences
    The College of Nursing and Health Sciences' new dean, Anahid Kulwicki, will arrive on campus in mid-November.
  74. Jacqueline Fawcett Receives Honorary Doctorate from Université Laval
    Jacqueline Fawcett, PhD, RN, FAAN, professor and chair of the Department of Nursing at the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, recently received an honorary doctoral degree from Université Laval in Quebec, Canada.
  75. UMass Boston Graduates Urged to Lead at 44th Commencement Ceremony
    More than 3,800 students received degrees, making them the largest graduating class in university history.
  76. JFK Award Winner Tells Fellow Graduates to ‘Be the Change’
    Social psychology major Albert Chen is this year's John F. Kennedy Award winner — the highest honor given to a UMass Boston undergraduate student.
  77. University College Confers First Degrees and Certificates at Commencement
    This year's 44th Commencement at UMass Boston marked a milestone for University College (UC) as it conferred honors on its first graduates.
  78. UMass Boston Commencement 2012: By the Numbers
    Get the statistical breakdown on the university's biggest day of the year.
  79. Four Extraordinary Faculty Earn Chancellor’s Awards
    Four UMass Boston faculty members were honored at commencement June 1 with the annual Chancellor’s Awards for Distinguished Teaching, Scholarship, and Service.
  80. Stories from UMass Boston’s 44th Commencement
    Read what UMass Boston graduates had to say on their commencement day.
  81. Former UN Under-Secretary-General Speaks at UMass Boston’s 44th Commencement
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley announced that Ambassador Anwarul Karim Chowdhury, a former president of the United Nations (UN) Security Council, delivered the principal address at the University of Massachusetts Boston’s 44th commencement ceremonies on Friday, June 1.
  82. JFK Winner Albert Chen’s Speech at UMass Boston’s 44th Commencement
    This is the text of JFK Award Winner Albert Chen's speech to the University of Massachusetts Boston's Class of 2012.
  83. UMass Boston to Celebrate 44th Commencement on June 1
    UMass Boston’s Campus Center lawn will be transformed into a stage for the largest event of the year, as more than 3,800 students receive their degrees.
  84. PhD Student Scholarly Dialogue: Nursing Practice in a Post-Soviet Country
    PhD student Hermine Poghosyan will present.
  85. Kenyan Ambassador Visits UMass Boston
    Kenyan Ambassador to the United States Elkanah Odembo praised the University of Massachusetts Boston's commitment to global outreach and global health during a visit to campus.
  86. PhD Nursing Students Excel in Research and Scholarship
    Student Spotlight: Mercy Kamau, Julio Toro, and Hermine Poghosyan
  87. NURSNG 212 Student Health Fair
    About 150 students in NURSNG 212: Health Promotion and Teaching will display their health promotion projects at this campus-wide health and wellness fair.
  88. PhD Student Scholarly Dialogue: Jacob Kariuki, George Hart, and Mercy Kamau
    Join us for presentations related to global issues.
  89. PhD Student Scholarly Dialogue: EndNote Presentation with George Hart
    George Hart will present on the bibliography managing software.
  90. Eileen Stuart-Shor Committed to Health of Underserved Populations
    Eileen Stuart-Shor's article published in the American Heart Association Journal Circulation, among various other accomplishments.
  91. Information Session: BS Program in Nursing, Online RN-BS
    Prospective students with previous RN certification are invited to join us for this info session.
  92. Information Session: BS Program in Nursing, Online RN-BS
    Prospective students with previous RN certification are invited to join us for this info session.
  93. Information Session: BS Program in Nursing, Online RN-BS
    Prospective students with previous RN certification are invited to join us for this info session.
  94. Information Session: BS Program in Nursing, Online RN-BS
    Prospective students with previous RN certification are invited to join us for this info session.
  95. Information Session: BS Program in Nursing, Online RN-BS
    Prospective students with previous RN certification are invited to join us for this info session.
  96. Information Session: BS Program in Nursing, Online RN-BS
    Prospective students with previous RN certification are invited to join us for this info session.
  97. PhD Student Scholarly Dialogue: Jacqueline Fawcett
    Professor Jacqueline Fawcett will give a presentation on Concept Analysis.
  98. PhD Student Scholarly Dialogue: Prepared for Comprehensive Exams?
    Faculty and students are invited to join us for this session focusing on preparation for comprehensive exams.
  99. The PhD Program in Nursing Announces Its First BS-to-PhD Graduate
    Julie Lynch if the first student to graduate from the accelerated BS-to-PhD Program (Health Policy track) through the University of Massachusetts Boston/Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Partnership.
  100. PhD Student Scholarly Dialogue: Sheryl LaCoursiere
    College of Nursing and Health Sciences Clinical Assistant Professor Sheryl LaCoursiere will present.