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  1. UMass Boston Receives $515K Mellon Foundation Grant To Create High Impact Humanities Programming
    UMass Boston has received a three-year $515,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to implement an ambitious “High Impact Humanities” program that will provide undergraduates with opportunities to engage in humanities-focused research, experiential coursework, internships, and service.
  2. Historians @ Work
    What can you do with a degree in History
  3. CLA Undergraduate Research Showcase
    The Undergraduate Research Showcase is a combination of two events: a poster presentation event and a luncheon with a panel on graduate student life in the College of Liberal Arts.
  4. Sustainable Solutions Lab Fall 2017 Semester Roundup
    The Sustainable Solutions Lab hosted and participated in a number of sustainability activities during the Fall 2017 semester.
  5. Clean Energy is Today’s Moon Shot
    A Discussion of JFK's Vision for Innovation and Environmentalism and the Challenges and Opportunities of Climate Change
  6. CLA Fall Faculty Reception
    Join us as we welcome our new faculty!
  7. UMass Boston Alumna Lisa Duffy Earns Raves for First Novel
    "The Salt House" is now available from Touchstone Books
  8. Professor Tomlinson Appointed Editor of Scholarly Journal
    Susan Tomlinson, associate professor of English and chair of the Africana Studies Department, has been named the next editor of Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers. Her five-year term as editor begins June 15.
  9. UMass Boston’s Lloyd Schwartz to Read from First New Poetry Volume in 17 Years
    The Pulitzer Prize winner and English professor will read from and sign copies of "Little Kisses" at Harvard Book Store on Thursday.
  10. Ida Auken, former Danish Minister for the Environment
    Ida Auken is a key leader in the transformation of Denmark toward a just, sustainable economy based on renewable energy
  11. May 2: Trump Administration Policy Brown Bag Lunch Discussion
    Explore the policy implications of a Trump Administration
  12. April 18: Trump Administration Policy Brown Bag Lunch Discussion
    Explore the policy implications of a Trump Administration
  13. April 6: Trump Administration Policy Brown Bag Lunch Discussion
    Explore the policy implications of a Trump Administration
  14. March 22: Trump Administration Policy Brown Bag Lunch Discussion
    Explore the policy implications of a Trump Administration
  15. March 10: Trump Administration Policy Brown Bag Lunch Discussion
    Explore the policy implications of a Trump Administration
  16. February 24: Trump Administration Policy Brown Bag Lunch Discussion
    Explore the policy implications of a Trump administration.
  17. UMass Boston Experts Analyze Early Days of Trump Foreign Policy
    Four of UMass Boston’s faculty experts analyzed the early days of Trump’s foreign policy at a Tuesday roundtable co-sponsored by McCormack Graduate School and the College of Liberal Arts. The event followed last week’s domestic policy discussion.
  18. UMass Boston Faculty Experts Hold Roundtable on President Trump’s Domestic Policy Agenda
    On Wednesday, UMass Boston’s McCormack Graduate School and College of Liberal Arts hosted the first of two roundtables looking at the implications of a Donald Trump presidency.
  19. February 7: Trump Policy Roundtable - Foreign Policy
    Explore the policy implications of a Trump administration.
  20. Panel Discussion: Contested Transformation: Race, Gender, and Political Leadership
    Join us for the RESCHEDULED discussion about racial and ethnic minorities holding elective office in the United States.
  21. Distinguished Faculty Reflect on Growth and Change at UMass Boston
    Levy, Mutchler, and Tang discuss teaching, research, and service at Distinguished Faculty event
  22. UMass Boston Professor’s New Book Looks at ‘Outsourced Children’ of Adoption in China
    Sociology Prof Leslie Wang: Adoption of Chinese Children by Western Parents is Political, Social Issue
  23. WGS Faculty Contributes to Welfare Reform Syllabus
    Professor Lorna Rivera works with national campaign to promote awareness
  24. Alumna Krysten Hill Wins St. Botolph Club Foundation Award
    Krysten Hill '13 is the second UMass Boston alumna in two years to win the St. Botolph Club Foundation’s Emerging Artist Award in literature.
  25. UMass Boston Professor Studying Criminal Justice Reform with NIJ Grant
    Kevin Wozniak, an assistant professor of sociology, is testing public opinion toward justice reinvestment, which aims to redirect money from prisons to communities.
  26. Seeing the Diversity of American History: People, Places, Pedagogy, and Primary Sources
    A lecture by Edward T. O'Donnell, department of History, Holy Cross College
  27. UMass Boston’s Bobel Is Go-To Voice As Media Focuses on Menstrual Health
    Associate Professor of Women's Studies Chris Bobel has been studying the politics of periods for more than 20 years.
  28. How the Explosive Combination of Sustainability Information with Big Data is Changing Capitalism
    Robert K. Massie, executive director of the Sustainable Solutions Lab at UMass Boston, will discuss the evolutionary changes that he believes lie in the decades ahead.
  29. Students Connect Boston’s Busing Past to Present through Digital Archives
    Director of UMass Boston’s Archives program Marilyn Morgan chose Boston’s busing crisis as the focus of her new course, Transforming Archives in a Digital Age.
  30. Christiana Figueres, Architect of Paris Agreement, Returns to UMass Boston
    Executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change speaks to packed house at Edward M. Kennedy Institute
  31. “Caste Connections and Government Transfers: The Mahadalits of Bihar” Featuring Rohini Somanathan
    As part of the ongoing Spring Economics Seminar Series, the Economics Department will be hosting Rohini Somanathan from the Delhi School of Economics (visiting at Harvard University Center for Ethics)
  32. UMass Boston Faculty Will Return to China for Summer Graduate Seminar
    The 12 faculty members who joined last year's trip to Xi'an will discuss their experiences on Tuesday at 2:30 in the Campus Center.
  33. Study Abroad Open House - Athens and Beyond: Greek Art & Architecture
    Come and learn more about your opportunity to study in Greece this summer.
  34. UMass Boston’s COP21 Participants Discuss Paris Pact at Sustainable Solutions Lab Event
    UMass Boston’s Sustainable Solutions Lab, a cross-disciplinary institute launched this semester to address the complex impacts of climate change, convened an expert panel Wednesday to discuss the lessons learned from the Paris Agreement, a historic international accord reached at December’s COP21 co
  35. SophoMORE Connects Liberal Arts Students with Alumni, Career Help
    The College of Liberal Arts SophoMORE program offers sophomore students workshops for resume writing, networking, and professional communication, and participation in a required job shadow, often with UMass Boston alumni.
  36. Study Abroad Open House - Food and Culture: The Italian Experience
    Come and learn more about your opportunity to study in Italy this summer.
  37. Christiana Figueres to Present at UMass Boston’s Sustainable Solutions Lab Speaker Series
    Lifting the Billions: The Intersection of Climate and Development Policy
  38. Study Abroad Open House - Haiti Today: People, Culture, and Politics
    Program Director Marc Prou will be available to tell you more about the program and answer any questions you may have.
  39. Gender Equality and Sustainable Development Goals
    Upcoming talk by economist and sociologist Diane Elson looks at gender and sustainable development goals
  40. Delivering on the Paris Promise: Climate Opportunities and Challenges
    Join the Sustainable Solutions Lab for the first lecture in the Climate at a Crossroads series.
  41. UMass Boston Alumna Wins New Letters Prize for Fiction
    Cady Vishniac ’15, a recent winner of the New Letters Alexander Cappon Prize for Fiction, embodies the experience of many UMass Boston students who overcome long odds to achieve great success.
  42. Social History of Popular Music Connects Students With Local Community, Scene
    UMass Boston students need look no further than their own backyard to learn about the social history of popular music.
  43. UMass Boston Alum, Poet Earns Fulbright Teaching English in Romania
    Tara Skurtu ’10 will soon depart for Romania for a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship at Transylvania University of Brasov.
  44. Recruitment Coffee Break: McCormack Graduate School
    Free coffee and tea while you learn more about the master’s degree program opportunities at the McCormack Graduate School.
  45. UMass Boston Alum Awarded Fulbright to Teach in Colombia
    Placidina Fico '15 will spend the next 10 months sharing US language and culture with students in South America
  46. Study Abroad Open House for Caribbean Society and Culture
    Free Caribbean food. Instructor and students available to share their experiences and answer questions.
  47. Study Abroad Open House for China Today: Culture, History, & Society
    Travel and experience China this summer while earning credits toward your degree.
  48. Study Abroad Open House for The Holocaust: Historical Contexts
    Earn credits while experiencing Poland. Learn more about your opportunity to travel and study.
  49. CANCELLED: Open House for Caribbean Society and Culture
    Study in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands this summer. Learn more about this opportunity at the Open House!
  50. Study Abroad Open House for China Programs
    Learn more about the programs and meet the program directors, Weili Ye and Raymond Liu.
  51. Study Abroad Open House for Paris: a Living Textbook
    Come join us at the open house and learn more about your opportunity to study in Paris, France!
  52. Study Abroad Open House for Athens and Beyond: Greek Art and Architecture
    Satisfy your arts distribution, earn 3 credits, travel, and study in Greece this summer!
  53. UMass Boston MFA Alumna Receives Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award
    Danielle Jones-Pruett will receive $30,000 to fund the research and writing of a book of poetry about her Alabama hometown.
  54. 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.
  55. UMass Boston Prof: Stereotype of “Criminal Immigrant” Doesn’t Hold Up
    Sociology professor Bianca Bersani says first-generation immigrants offend less often than average, and their children commit crimes at the same rate as peers
  56. 20 Years of Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process: What Have We Learned?
    Join us for a discussion led by faculty experts in political science, international relations, and coflict resolution
  57. UMass Boston Grad Student Goes to ComicCon as Fan, Academic
    American Studies student Alissa Butler studies a growing community of Disney fans who trade collectible lapel pins.
  58. 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.
  59. Public Universities and the Public Sphere: Justifying State Support for Higher Education
    In his new book, Professor of History Woodruff Smith argues that two contemporary crises facing America are closely connected.
  60. A Walk Through UMass Boston’s “Arts on the Point”
    Arts on the Point makes a statement about UMass Boston, declaring that this urban, public university is home to innovation and intellectual discipline.
  61. New Master’s Track Brings History to the People
    A new public history track in the master’s in history program focuses on presenting history to all, not just to other historians.
  62. Local Portuguese Speakers Celebrate Launch of Center for Portuguese Language
    A reception was held March 25, 2010 to celebrate the official inauguration of the Center for Portuguese Language-Instituto Camões.