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  1. Meet the Undergraduate Students in UMass Boston’s Class of 2017
    UMass Boston celebrated the 2,840 students who earned undergraduate degrees at the TD Garden on Friday. Meet some of them here.
  2. UMass Boston’s 84-Year-Old Graduate Gives TD Garden Crowd Lesson in Perseverance
    Joan Donovan is 84 years old and a freshly minted graduate. Six children, ten grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren later, she has earned a bachelor's degree in English from UMass Boston.
  3. 2017 JFK Award Winner Daniela Bravo-Terkia’s Undergraduate Commencement Address
    Daniela Bravo-Terkia, who emigrated from Chile with her family at age 12, received the John F. Kennedy Award for Academic Excellence on Friday at UMass Boston’s 49th Commencement exercises.
  4. Chancellor Honors Faculty at 2017 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony
    Three UMass Boston professors were honored at the undergraduate commencement ceremony for distinguished teaching, scholarship, and service.
  5. At UMass Boston Undergrad Commencement, JFK Winner Shares Journey Out of Shadows
    UMass Boston celebrated its 49th undergraduate commencement at the TD Garden on Friday, May 26. An estimated 2,840 undergraduates received degrees.
  6. Meet the Graduate Students in UMass Boston’s Class of 2017
    UMass Boston Today caught up with some graduating master's and doctoral students ahead of Thursday's graduate commencement at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion.
  7. Gerald Chan’s Address at UMass Boston’s Graduate Commencement: Immigration & Public Higher Education
    Read the text of Gerald Chan's prepared commencement remarks to the graduate students in the Class of 2017.
  8. 2017 Graduating Senior Kosar Mohamed Gives Back to Her Local and Global Community
    Mohamed hopes to help end the practice of child marriage.
  9. Two Days of UMass Boston Commencement Celebrations Begin With Grad Ceremony
    Gerald Chan, a biomedical researcher and Boston entrepreneur, spoke about immigration and the power of public higher education at the university’s 49th graduate commencement Thursday at Blue Hills Bank Pavilion.
  10. From the Cover of TIME to UMass Boston’s JFK Winner: Daniela Bravo-Terkia a Voice for Immigrants
    This year's JFK Award winner is Daniela Bravo-Terkia, who has dedicated her time at UMass Boston to making sure undocumented students like her don’t feel pressured to hide. The JFK Award is the highest honor a UMass Boston undergraduate can receive.
  11. Find Your Grad at the 2017 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony
    Learn where to find your graduate at the TD Garden
  12. Faculty Research Celebration Highlights Mentorship On Campus
    On May 2, Chancellor J. Keith Motley and the Friends of the Library hosted the annual Faculty Research Celebration in the Integrated Sciences Complex.
  13. CNHS 31st Annual Research and Scholarship Day
    Research and Scholarship Day is a yearly event to highlight the research, scholarship and creative initiatives put forth by the faculty and students of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.
  14. UMass Boston’s Graduate Nursing and Education Programs Ranked by U.S. News & World Report
    U.S. News & World Report's 2018 edition of Best Graduate Schools includes three UMass Boston graduate programs.
  15. 2017 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony
    The undergraduate commencement ceremony will be held on Friday, May 26, 2017 at the TD Garden.
  16. 2017 Graduate Commencement Ceremony
    The graduate commencement ceremony will be held at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion.
  17. Exercise and Health Sciences Students Win New England College Bowl, Advance to Nationals
    Sean Derby-Kilfoyle, Lindsay Breidel, and Tri Vo will be representing UMass Boston and New England at the national American College of Sports Medicine conference in May.
  18. Nursing PhD Graduate Helps Fight “Silent Killers” in Kenya
    Jacob Kariuki was a 28-year-old nursing tutor at the Tumutumu School of Nursing, in the Central Highlands of Kenya, when he made the connection that would change his life.
  19. Grateful for the Experience: International Student Appreciates Opportunity to Study at UMass Boston
    Keishiro Ota has made two significant decisions in the past few years that have shaped him: the first was to move to the United States, and then soon after, to transfer to UMass Boston.
  20. Congressman Seth Moulton to UMass Boston Grads: Live Your Life with Courage
    Congressman Seth Moulton, a Massachusetts native and Marine veteran who served four tours in Iraq, encouraged UMass Boston graduates to “live your life with courage” at the university’s 48th undergraduate commencement Friday at the TD Garden.
  21. Congratulations to Applied Sociology Graduates!
    Four students were awarded master's degrees during UMass Boston's 2016 graduate commencement ceremony.
  22. Meet More Members of the Class of 2016
    These are just some of the 2,922 UMass Boston students who earned undergraduate degrees at the TD Garden on May 27.
  23. JFK Winner Alexander Winnett’s Speech at UMass Boston’s 48th Commencement
    Alexander Winnett, who delivered the student address, received two distinguished awards: the John F. Kennedy Award for Academic Excellence, the highest honor given to UMass Boston graduates, and the Massachusetts Department of Education’s 29 Who Shine Award.
  24. Congressman Seth Moulton’s 2016 UMass Boston Commencement Address
    Read the text of Congressman Seth Moulton's prepared commencement remarks to the seniors of the Class of 2016.
  25. Congressman Seth Moulton to Address UMass Boston Class at Today’s Commencement
    Congressman Seth Moulton, a Massachusetts native and Marine veteran who served four tours in Iraq, including two as special assistant to General David Petraeus, will deliver the principal commencement address at UMass Boston’s 48th undergraduate commencement ceremony at the TD Garden this morning.
  26. Meet the Members of the Class of 2016
    Before the commencement exercises began for the UMass Boston students graduating with advanced degrees, UMass Boston Today caught up with some of them
  27. Two Days of UMass Boston Commencement Celebrations Begin With Grad Ceremony
    1,340 graduate, doctoral students honored; undergraduates to be celebrated on Friday
  28. Chancellor’s Awards Highlight Faculty Excellence at 2016 Commencement Ceremony
    Three professors win awards for Distinguished Scholarship, Teaching, and Service
  29. Find Your Graduate at the TD Garden
    Need to find your grad at the TD Garden? Check out this map!
  30. UMass Boston’s 48th Commencement Ceremonies Begin Today
    Over the next two days, UMass Boston will graduate its largest class ever – 4,262 graduates – and honor a group of distinguished leaders with Chancellor’s Medals and honorary degrees at its 48th commencement ceremonies.
  31. 2016 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony
    The undergraduate commencement ceremony will be held on Friday, May 27, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. at the TD Garden. Get the schedule and speaker information here.
  32. 2016 Graduate Commencement Ceremony
    The graduate commencement ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 3 p.m. in the Clark Athletic Center. Get the schedule and speaker information here.
  33. Missing Commencement for Track & Field Championship, National Champion Dons Cap and Gown Early
    Senior Hulerie McGuffie will be representing the Beacons one last time in both the 200- and 400-meter dash at the NCAA Division III Outdoor National Championship Meet, so she'll be missing commencement. On Monday, she had a chance to don her cap and gown early.
  34. Celebrate Commencement with Dinner at the University of Massachusetts Club
    The UMass Club on One Beacon 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.
  35. Congressman Seth Moulton to Address UMass Boston Class of 2016
    Congressman Seth Moulton, a Massachusetts native and Marine veteran who served four tours in Iraq, including two as special assistant to General David Petraeus, will deliver the keynote address at UMass Boston’s 48th undergraduate commencement on Friday, May 27, at the TD Garden.
  36. UMass Boston Nursing Professor Named Rising Star
    Assistant Professor of Nursing Emily Jones will receive the prestigious and competitive Eastern Nursing Research Society’s Rising Star Research Award next month at the ENRS annual meeting in Pittsburgh.
  37. UMass Boston Graduate Programs Rise in U.S. News and World Report Rankings
    The education programs have risen five spots since their last ranking in 2015; the public affairs program has gained 10 spots since it was last evaluated in 2012.
  38. 100 Days To Graduation
    Staff from departments and colleges on campus will be on hand to help you prepare for graduation.
  39. Nursing Prof Earns $900K Grant for HIV, Hepatitis C Prevention and Testing
    Assistant Professor Teri Aronowitz is principal investigator on the three-year federal grant
  40. The Arab Patient: Talk Provides a Primer for Clinicians
    As people flee war and political upheaval in Syria and Libya by the tens of thousands – and the Obama administration pledges to accept 100,000 refugees a year by 2017 – a recent talk at Dana-Farber on providing care to Arab populations was especially timely.
  41. UMass Boston Honors Two Ryan Award Winners: Juniors With Perfect GPAs
    Nursing major Shane Heger and information technology major Zack Sullivan both entered this academic year with a perfect 4.0 GPA. Both are the 2015 recipients of the John W. Ryan Award, named after UMass Boston’s first chancellor.
  42. MA Health Policy Forum: The Role of Nurses in Improving Health Outcomes across the Continuum of Care
    The Nursing Leadership Scholars Program and the National Association of Hispanic Nurses cordially invite all faculty, undergraduate, and graduate UMass Boston students to engage in the conversation.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. McCormack Salutes More than 150 New Graduates
    We honor this year’s awardees and McCormack’s entire graduating class of 2015
  46. 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.
  47. Honorary Degree Given to Bernard Osher, OLLI Funder
    Philanthropist Bernard Osher was honored for his commitment to lifelong learning.
  48. Women’s and Gender Studies 2015 Newsletter
    We have been busy this year. Have a look!
  49. 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
  50. Social Justice Mission Motivates JFK Winner July Suarez
    College of Liberal Arts alumna working to increase opportunities, resources for Latino communities in Mass.
  51. 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.
  52. “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.
  53. 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.
  54. Goddard House Doane Scholarships to Provide $170K for Nursing Students
    Funding to benefit mid-career students with experience in Boston health care
  55. 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.
  56. 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.
  57. 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.
  58. 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.
  59. 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.
  60. 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.
  61. 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).
  62. Boston Health Chief Arroyo, Harvard Pilgrim CEO Talk Health Disparities at UMass Boston Panel
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley also joined the discussion.
  63. 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.
  64. 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.
  65. 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
  66. Outstanding Students Win Awards at Graduation
    The Economics Department once again honored outstanding BA students at graduation.
  67. 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.
  68. 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.
  69. 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.
  70. 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."
  71. UMass Boston, Harvard Pilgrim Partner to Enhance Support for Nursing Students
    Set Sail for Success commits $500k to assist students.
  72. 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.
  73. 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.
  74. UMass Boston’s College of Management Celebrates Spring Convocation
    On May 27, the College of Management celebrated the 2014 Convocation Award and Scholarship winners.
  75. 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.
  76. 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.
  77. JFK Winner Shaun O’Grady’s Speech at UMass Boston’s 46th Commencement
    Read Shaun O'Grady's message to the Class of 2014.
  78. 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.
  79. 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.
  80. 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.
  81. 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.
  82. 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.
  83. 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.
  84. UMass Boston Students Volunteer at Marathon Finish Line
    Students who volunteered at last year's marathon return to aid runners.
  85. 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.
  86. 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.
  87. 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.
  88. 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.
  89. Student Day at American Public Health Association Annual Conference (APHA)
    CNHS students and Adrienne Wald attend Student Day at the 141st American Public Health Association annual conference on November 6.
  90. 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.
  91. Lee and Aronowitz in Malawi: Research, Teaching, and Service in Action
    Lee and Aronowitz in Malawi: Research, Teaching, and Service in Action
  92. UMass Boston Researcher Finds Teen Obesity Rate Leveling Off
    Teens are eating more vegetables and exercising more
  93. Traditional Nursing Student at UMass Boston Receives Massachusetts High-Demand Scholarship
    UMass Boston Traditional Nursing Student Receives Massachusetts High-Demand Scholarship
  94. 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.
  95. 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.
  96. Dean Ira Jackson Shares Career Experiences and Leadership Lessons with Graduates
    McCormack Grad School dean shares life lessons on imagination, perseverance, and leadership.
  97. 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.
  98. 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.
  99. 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.
  100. 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.