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  1. UMass Boston Professor Delivers Commencement Address in Kyrgyzstan
    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.
  2. UMass Boston, Community Partners Team Up on New Mural at John W. McCormack Middle School
    The new mural was made possible by a Love Your Block Grant and support from National Grid, Paul Revere Transportation, and UMass Boston Community Relations.
  3. UMass Boston Hosts Leadership Forum on Early Education, Launches New Innovation Lab and Accelerator
    The accelerator will provide mentoring, networking, and access to capital necessary to start and grow businesses through a cohort-based program.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Mixed Status Families and Return Migration to Mexico
    A film and discussion on immigration and education policies and practices with Dr. Tatyana Kleyn of The City College of New York, sponsored by CEHD, Leadership in Education, and Applied Linguistics
  7. Building an Educational Justice Movement
    UMass Boston, McCormack Graduate School hosts 2nd conference convening activists, academics and funders from across the country to discuss educational policy challenges of the new administration
  8. The Literate Lives of Cambodian American Children in an Early Childhood Classroom
    Join the Institute for Asian American Studies for this research presentation.
  9. 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.
  10. NSF Grant to Fund UMass Boston Chemistry Education Research
    Hannah Sevian has received a $2.5 million grant to help teachers foster a new kind of teaching and learning around chemistry.
  11. 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.
  12. Education Secretary James Peyser Praises UMass Boston, Outlines Principles for Innovation
    "UMass’s reputation across the country, and around the world, and in this city is steadily and deservedly gaining ground.”
  13. For better or for worse? Education and the prevalence of domestic violence in Turkey
    Part of the Fall Economics Seminar Series
  14. Mathematica 11 in Education and Research
    This technical talk will show live calculations in Mathematica 11 and other Wolfram technologies relevant to courses and research.
  15. UMass Boston Partners with BPS to Provide Additional Training for Minority Women Educators
    UMass Boston is partnering with Boston Public Schools on the new Women Educators of Color Executive Coaching Program. The 15-month program gives minority women educators mentors, peer support, and the opportunity to take classes in UMass Boston’s educational administration programs for credit.
  16. Co-Developer of UMass Boston’s Early Childhood Program Receives Early Education Award
    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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. Women’s Voices, Women’s Lives
    Film screening and discussion in honor of National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
  20. Courageous Conversations: Educating Tomorrow in Boston
    This panel will explore the state of access, opportunity, and achievement for racial and ethnic minorities in Boston’s public schools, and challenges our communities face.
  21. UMass Boston Researchers Evaluating Effectiveness of Massachusetts Preschool Expansion Program
    UMass Boston Professors Anne Douglass and Monica Yudron are part of the research team hired to evaluate expanded preschool offerings in Massachusetts.
  22. New UMass Boston Graduate Program to Support Early Development and Education of Young Children
    The PhD in early childhood education and care is one of the first programs in the state to provide a course of study in research, policy, and practice related to the development and education of young children ages birth through five. Applications for fall 2016 admission are due January 15.
  23. 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
  24. UMass Boston Students Continue to Earn Gilman Scholarships to Study Abroad
    Two UMass Boston students, Anthony Martin and Jack He, were awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to study abroad in spring 2016.
  25. Ninth Annual Research Celebration Highlights Faculty Achievements
    On December 1, UMass Boston cheered on its star researchers at Annual Research Celebration.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. UMass Boston Announces New Leadership Model at Third Annual Early Education Leadership Forum
    At the forum, Early Education Research, Policy, and Practice Post Master’s Certificate Program Director Anne Douglass talked about how the program’s success laid the groundwork for UMass Boston’s new PhD in early childhood education. She also announced the development of a new model for leadership.
  30. New Videos Showcase UMass Boston’s Post Master’s Certificate Program in Early Education
    UMass Boston's Post Master’s Certificate Program in Early Education Research, Policy, and Practice has released two new videos to show how their program supports leadership for change from within the early education and care field.
  31. School Psychology, Community Partners Address Behavioral Health Needs
    School Psych Teams Up with Boston Public Schools and Boston Children's Hospital
  32. UMass Boston Leadership Forum on Early Education, Research, Policy, and Practice
    Come hear about leadership for change and innovation in early childhood education. Early educators completing the Post Master's Certificate Program will be making presentations, along with Tom Weber.
  33. Economics Faculty Receive Equitable Growth Grants
    Three faculty from the Department of Economics received grants to study how income inequality affects economic growth.
  34. Employer Information Session with City Year
    Come and learn how working with City Year can help pay your tuition.
  35. Employer Information Session with City Year
    Come and learn how working with City Year can help pay your tuition.
  36. 2015 Boston Regional Meeting
    Meeting aims at bringing together policymakers and community to discuss the impact of new demographic data from Boston, Chelsea, Everett, Framingham, Lynn, Revere, Salem, Somerville and Waltham.
  37. Classes for UMass Boston’s New Education PhD Programs Start This Summer
    Classes will begin this summer for students in UMass Boston’s new Leadership in Urban Schools EdD/PhD program. The Board of Higher Education approved the new degree program, along with a new Early Childhood Education PhD program, late last year.
  38. Urban Research Network Meets at UMass Boston
    McCormack Graduate School hosts Collaborative Research for Equity and Education conference.
  39. Goddard House Doane Scholarships to Provide $170K for Nursing Students
    Funding to benefit mid-career students with experience in Boston health care
  40. 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.
  41. OpenEd Forum: Opening Minds, Sharing Knowledge
    Learn about the benefits of open education, how to find and share open educational resources, and how to save money on textbooks.
  42. UMass Boston Celebrates COSMIC’s 10th Anniversary; Kicks Off UTeach at UMass Boston
    On Thursday, the Center for Science and Mathematics in Context celebrated its 10th anniversary, as well as its newest program, UTeach at UMass Boston.
  43. 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.
  44. Rapper Warren G Joins Journalist Soledad O’Brien for UMass Boston’s “Black in America” Tour Stop
    Journalist Soledad O’Brien continued the conversation she started seven years ago with her “Black in America” series at UMass Boston on Wednesday.
  45. 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).
  46. UTeach Program Expands to UMass Boston
    The grant will help prepare teachers in STEM fields.
  47. Shifting Parent Perspectives on ELL Education
    Institute for Asian American Studies Research Fellow Presentation
  48. Boston Health Chief Arroyo, Harvard Pilgrim CEO Talk Health Disparities at UMass Boston Panel
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley also joined the discussion.
  49. Wayuu Educator Speaks at UMass Boston
    Flor Palmar, Wayuu educator, spoke at UMass Boston Oct. 20
  50. 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.
  51. 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.
  52. UMass Boston, Harvard Pilgrim Partner to Enhance Support for Nursing Students
    Set Sail for Success commits $500k to assist students.
  53. Latinos in Massachusetts: Focus on Pittsfield
    An event for community and policy makers to get the latest demographic profile of Latinos in Pittsfield, including data on education and economic development
  54. New Report Highlights Urgent Need for Ocean Science Literacy
    A Diverse Consortium of Scientists, Educators and Museum Experts Developed Report Published by UMass Boston
  55. 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.
  56. U.S. Secretary of Education Praises UMass Boston’s STEM Diversity
    U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan praised UMass Boston's "wonderful commitment" to increasing diversity in STEM fields in a Twitter comment recently.
  57. Education Advocate Jonathan Kozol Talks Preschool, Standardized Testing
    Teacher-turned-author Jonathan Kozol's free talk was part of a half-day celebration of the College of Education and Human Development’s first 35 years as part of the University of Massachusetts Boston.
  58. 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.
  59. UMass Boston, IBM and Smarter Education
    Join us to hear about a new research initiative to advance accessible technology solutions for people with disabilities, low literacy, or novice technology skills, and the elderly
  60. Award-Winning Author Jonathan Kozol to Speak at UMass Boston April 28
    UMass Boston's College of Education and Human Development will be hosting National Book Award-winning author Jonathan Kozol for a free talk on Monday, April 28. The talk is part of a half-day celebration of CEHD’s first 35 years.
  61. UMass Boston Students Volunteer at Marathon Finish Line
    Students who volunteered at last year's marathon return to aid runners.
  62. 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.
  63. 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.
  64. 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.
  65. Jonathan Kozol: Celebrating CEHD
    A poster session from 1-3 will be followed at 4 by a keynote address and book signing with National Book Award-winning author Jonathan Kozol.
  66. UMass Boston Minute: Kristin Murphy Helps Students Become Great Teachers
    New faculty member Kristin Murphy tells us about joining UMass Boston's Department of Curriculum and Instruction.
  67. 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.
  68. 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.
  69. Education and Civil Rights in the 21st Century
    Pedro Niguera discusses racial segregation and social inequality in school change efforts.
  70. 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.
  71. Lee and Aronowitz in Malawi: Research, Teaching, and Service in Action
    Lee and Aronowitz in Malawi: Research, Teaching, and Service in Action
  72. Calderwood-UMass Boston Writing Centers Expand to Snowden International
    Students at the University of Massachusetts Boston are serving as reading and writing tutors at three area high schools this fall, including the Muriel Sutherland Snowden International School at Copley.
  73. UMass Boston Researcher Finds Teen Obesity Rate Leveling Off
    Teens are eating more vegetables and exercising more
  74. Beyond the Asterisk: Understanding Native Students in Higher Education
    Join the Institute for New England Native American Studies, the Native American and Indigenous Studies Program, and the College of Education and Human Development for this talk.
  75. Traditional Nursing Student at UMass Boston Receives Massachusetts High-Demand Scholarship
    UMass Boston Traditional Nursing Student Receives Massachusetts High-Demand Scholarship
  76. UMass Boston Alumni Mark 20th Anniversary of Higher Ed EdD Program
    On Thursday, June 20, the Higher Education Administration Doctoral Program kicked off its 20th anniversary with a panel discussion, reception, and dinner in UMass Boston’s Campus Center Ballroom.
  77. UMass Boston and Wipro Announce Fellowships to Enhance Science Education
    By the end of the two-year program, fellows will lead professional workshops for Massachusetts science teachers in their school districts.
  78. 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.
  79. Education, Inclusion Discussed During UMass Boston Campus Conversation
    UMass Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley kicked off a conversation on access to education with remarks on civic virtue, public education, and democracy.
  80. 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
  81. PhD Program in Nursing News Update: Selected Student Accomplishments January - March 2013
    The UMass Boston students in the PhD Program in Nursing have had a productive Spring semester
  82. 27th Annual Research and Scholarship Day
    Join the 27th Annual Research and Scholarship Day at the University of Massachusetts Boston
  83. CNHS Selected as One of the “Top 50 Most Social Media Friendly Nursing Schools for 2012”
    Nursing-School.com has named UMass Boston's College of Nursing and Health Sciences one of the "Top 50 Most Social Media Friendly Nursing Schools for 2012."
  84. 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.
  85. 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.
  86. Professor Horn’s Work Covered by Education Week
    Professor Horn's recent work on the link between housing assistance and access to high performing public schools is featured
  87. CNHS Receives Monmouth University’s “Hawk Hug” for Sandy Relief Efforts
    CNHS students provide compassionate care to Hurricane Sandy victims.
  88. 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.
  89. Hurricane Sandy Relief Drive
    Blanket & Cold Weather Clothing, First Aid & Personal Hygiene Supplies Drive
  90. CNHS: Focus on Faculty and Staff
    Focus on Faculty and Staff
  91. Top U.S. Education Official to Visit WUMB Radio’s Commonwealth Journal
    U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter, the second-ranking official in the Department of Education, will appear on WUMB 91.9 FM’s award-winning program Commonwealth Journal on Sunday, October 14.
  92. HGSA Colloquium Series: Getting a PhD vs. a Job in the Field
    Refreshments will be served at this event, which is sponsored the History Graduate Student Association.
  93. Sociology Colloquium Series featuring Mark Warren, PhD, Harvard University
    A Match on Dry Grass: Community Organizing as a Catalyst for School Reform
  94. UMass Boston, Wipro Officially Sign STEM Education Pact
    Collaboration will train science teachers in New York and Boston
  95. 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.
  96. Commissioner Richard Freeland Appears on WUMB Radio’s Commonwealth Journal
    WUMB 91.9FM’s Commonwealth Journal featured Richard M. Freeland, commissioner of higher education for Massachusetts.
  97. UMass Boston’s Graduate Nursing Program Again Ranked No. 50 in Country
    For the second year in a row, the U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of Massachusetts Boston’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences graduate nursing program No. 50 in the nation.
  98. PhD Student Scholarly Dialogue: Nursing Practice in a Post-Soviet Country
    PhD student Hermine Poghosyan will present.
  99. 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.
  100. PhD Nursing Students Excel in Research and Scholarship
    Student Spotlight: Mercy Kamau, Julio Toro, and Hermine Poghosyan