- Thesis Defense by Enrico E. Manalo, Conflict Resolution Master’s Program
Join us for Master's in Conflict Resolution thesis defense by Enrico E. Manalo titled: "A Closed Mouth Gonna Get you Nothin': How Conflict is Handled after Diversity and Inclusion"
- Students Recommend Changes to City’s Website to Reflect Boston’s Neighborhoods
Undergraduate students in UMass Boston’s Latino Leadership Opportunity Program (LLOP) met with representatives from multiple city departments at Boston City Hall last month with their recommendations on how to better represent the city’s residents through the city website, Boston.gov.
- Women Mayors Discuss Challenges and Opportunities in Elections and Governance
Mayors Encourage Younger Women to Take the Risk and Run for Office
- Doctoral Candidate Wins Society of Clinical Psychology’s First Diversity Award
Jennifer Martinez, a doctoral candidate in the Clinical Psychology PhD Program, is the first-ever recipient of the Society of Clinical Psychology’s Student Diversity Award, an award that honors a student for their exemplary contributions to diversity within the field of clinical psychology.
- Master Class: Inclusive Leadership
In this master class, you will examine the barriers and challenges to effective communication across cultures, genders, and styles. Facilitated by Su Joun, MBA, Diversity@Workplace Consulting Group.
- Silent Experience
Silent Experience is an interactive event with Lori Corcoran (fluent in ASL). It is a communal gathering around appetizers and drinks without the ability to speak and no electronic devices are allowed
- Developing Critical Consciousness of Diversity and Equity in Music Education
Dr. Nicole Robinson of University of Utah explores issues of access, privilege and marginalization in music education
- MA Office of Public Collaboration Awards $600K in Grants to Community Mediation Centers Statewide
These centers will be able to continue to deliver important free and low cost local services to primarily low-income citizens.
- With #FERGUSON, Composer David Patterson Goes Home Through Music, Hope, and Prayer
Patterson composed #FERGUSON in part to make sense of watching his hometown become the focal point of a national and difficult conversation about race.
- Magazine Honors UMass Boston for Focus on Diversity, Inclusion
INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine has given UMass Boston a Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award.
- Film Screening: No LeDigas a Nadie (Don’t Tell Anyone) with a Conversation with Angy Rivera
After Angy Rivera came out of the shadows as undocumented and unafraid and created Ask Angy, an award winning undocumented immigrant advice column, filmmaker Mikaela Shwer filmed her for this film.
- UMass Boston Hosts Society for Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
The Society for Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) gathered at UMass Boston on Saturday April 9 to hold its third New England Regional SACNAS Conference.
- #DocsSoWhite? - Diversity & Inclusion in Docs Panel
Join the UMass Boston Film Series and IFFBoston for a panel discussion with top TV/film programmers, funders, and filmmakers.
- Racial Integration and Moral Bias: A Day with Elizabeth Anderson
Elizabeth Anderson, the John Rawls Collegiate Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, will lead a workshop and give a lecture in the afternoon.
- Safe Zone Training
In this training you will learn how to create effective LGBTQ awareness and how to be an ally within the LGBTQ community. To sign up, go to umb.edu/oslce.
- Diversity and Disability: The Nation’s Largest Minority
Come and listen to a panel of speakers with disabilities who cross racial, gender, educational, socioeconomic, and organizational lines at the university.
- “Indivisible” Film Screening and Discussion
The fight to reunite families.
- Diversity and Disability: Work without Limits (Staff Only)
Making sure the workplace is inclusive for all!
- Campus Conversations: Race in America
Engage in a conversation about the critical issue of race in America. Hear from a diverse panel and discuss with your peers how this reemerging movement influences our daily lives.
- Gerontology Student Earns Competitive NIH Dissertation Grant
McCormack Graduate School PhD student Mai See Yang earns a R36 Aging Research Dissertation Award to Increase Diversity.
- Connecting Diversity and Athletics
Connecting Diversity and Athletics
- UMass Boston’s Diversity Fair 2017
UMass Boston's Diversity Fair will highlight the wide range of student groups, colleges, and departments. Stop by and learn about ways in which you can get involved and support diversity on campus.
- Morgan Stanley features Carla Harris
Carla Harris - vice chairman of global wealth management and managing director/senior advisor, author, and gospel singer featured
- UMass Boston Begins Native American Early Childhood Education Scholars Program
The University of Massachusetts Boston is working with regional tribes to increase the number of highly qualified Native American early childhood educators and intervention specialists serving Native children.
- Conversation with Richard Lapchick, Internationally-Recognized Expert on Race and Gender in Sports
Richard E. Lapchick is a human rights activist and pioneer for racial equality.
- UMass Boston and GBLN Research Shows Latinos Underrepresented in City Leadership
The new study led to the creation of a Boston Diversity and Inclusion Team
- Chancellor Motley Honored as Leader in Diversity
The Boston Business Journal has selected Chancellor J. Keith Motley as a recipient of its 2014 Leaders in Diversity Awards.
- 2015 Diversity Week Events
Get the schedule for the 2015 Diversity Week events.
- Office of Diversity and Inclusion Welcomes New Director of Diversity and ADA Compliance
Lori Corcoran's expertise is in the areas of disabilities, first year students, persistence/retention, and grants.
- Diversity & Inclusion Strategies Conference
The Commonwealth Compact cosponsors a conference designed for executives, managers, human resources, and diversity practitioners. CEO Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare Eric Schultz is delivering the keynote.
- Reception for Associate Professor of Mathematics Eduardo González
Students, faculty, and staff are invited to a reception for Eduardo González, one of Diverse: Issues in Higher Education’s Emerging Scholars for 2014.
- Climate Study Learning & Planning Session 2: Race and Ethnicity Issues
Topic: How would you improve campus climate on Race and Ethnicity? All members of the UMass Boston community are invited to share their suggestions.
- Diversity Slam
Come out and celebrate World Wide Enlightenment Week with SAEC and see traditional performances from around the world.
- Film Screening for “The Other Day”
Poetic tapestry of modern Chile
- Race & Ethnicity in America: The Unfinished Social Change Agenda
The Kingston-Mann Awards for Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship cosponsors this lecture by Yolanda Moses, professor of anthropology at the University of California, Riverside.
- CIT Forum: Teaching Diversity Today: Faculty Engagement on Teaching Diversity Requirement Courses
Join us as we resume a discussion on diversity requirement courses -- now a 20-year old undergraduate curricular requirement.
- Convocation Speakers Call UMass Boston an Institution to Learn From
Yale professors praise UMass Boston, which Chancellor Motley says has become a national model for the diversity of its academic programs.
- Mayoral Forum to Focus on Diversity
Candidates will address issues of concern to communities of color on September 10 at the Kroc Community Center in Dorchester.
- Mayoral Forum to Focus on Diversity
September 10 debate will focus on issues of concern to communities of color.
- Bersoff Award Highlights Clinical Psychology Program’s Commitment to Diversity
The APA named UMass Boston as one of only three winners. Alice Carter, director of the clinical psychology program, will accept the prize at the APA 2013 Annual Convention.
- New UMass Boston Study Encouraging about Diversity of State Workforce
Commonwealth Compact releases Managing Up: Managing Diversity in Challenges Times, its third Benchmark Diversity Survey.
- Diversity in Higher Education: UMass Boston’s Commonwealth Compact, Part of the Solution
McCormack Grad School and Lesley College host inaugural Diversity Best Practices Conference for Massachusetts colleges and universities.
- UMass Boston’s Policy School Showcases Community Partnerships
At recent UMass Boston event, McCormack Grad School showcases their community engagement activities.
- Black History Month Free Lecture
Join us to learn more about Black History
- Diversity in Dialog: Separating the T in LGBTQ
Diversity Dialogue Series presented by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion
- Women’s History Month
Diversity Dialogue Series presented by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion
- Diversity in Dialog: Asian Americans in Hip-Hop
Join us for Diversity Dialog about Asian Pacific American culture.
- Boston Globe Praises Chancellor Motley For Work on Diversity Issues
UMass Boston Chancellor Among 12 Local Leaders Featured on Diversity Boston List
- Fall 2012 Climate Assessment
Participate in an online survey to assess Umass Boston's diversity needs and win prizes.
- High Schools, Race, and America’s Future
Join us for the celebration of the release of Lawrence Blum's "High Schools, Race, and America's Future" What Students Can Teach Us About Morality, Diversity, and Community
- Commonwealth Compact Leads Business Schools for Diversity Initiative
Nine Massachusetts business schools are collaborating to diversify their faculties.
- Diversity and Public Service in a Time of Change: Challenges and Opportunities
Can public services be tailored to diverse populations yet balance equity and effectiveness?
- Diversity in Dialogue
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has established this campus-wide forum that recognizes and honors the rich dimensions of diversity on our campus.
- UMass Boston and Roxbury International Film Festival Screen ‘We the Party’ for Black History Month
The University of Massachusetts Boston and the UMass Boston Black Faculty and Staff Association have teamed up with the Roxbury International Film Festival to host a screening of Mario Van Peebles’ “We the Party,” on Saturday, February 18.
- What You Don’t Know You Don’t Know About Diversity
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the Division of Student Affairs present a diversity forum led by Mauricio Velazquez, President and CEO of the Diversity Training Group.
- “The Help” Film Screening
Join the Women's Studies and American Studies Departments for a screening of the popular film "The Help" and discussion afterward.
- Center for Collaborative Leadership Founding Director to Earn Achievement Award
The Boston Business Journal is honoring Sherry Penney with a lifetime achievement award at its Leaders in Diversity event.
- UMass Boston Professor, Students Bring Unfamiliar Story to Life for Teens
UMass Boston Professor Julie Winch started adapted her self-described “scholarly” book so that a wider audience could learn about James Forten.
- UMass Boston Joins Top Tier of University-based Cancer Research Thanks to $13.7M NIH Award
UMass Boston has been awarded a prestigious $13.7 million U54 grant by the National Institutes of Health for the UMass Boston-Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center
- Luncheon Celebrates Faculty Success in Research, Innovation, Scholarship, and Creativity
More than 200 faculty, researchers, staff, and students attended a lunch which celebrated faculty success in research, innovation, and creativity.
- UMass Boston will Manage New Mashpee Wampanoag Native Tribal Scholars Program
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe $1.2 million to fund a pre-college initiative in Massachusetts.
- UMass Boston and Boston Police Team Up with City Youth to Create Peace Billboards
UMass Boston and its community partners recently launched a new youth-driven billboard campaign, titled, “Peace: What’s it to you?”
- First Lady Michelle Obama Honors UMass Boston’s Project ALERTA at White House
First Lady Michelle Obama presents a National Arts and Humanities award to 5th grader Noelia Lugo and Project ALERTA founder Lucia Mayerson-David.
- Success in Reducing Urban Community Health Disparities on the Horizon
At the Horizon Center, UMass Boston functions as a ‘lab to the community,’ which involves listening to Roxbury residents and the health issues they face.
- Aspiring Computer Scientists Participate in UMass Boston’s Tech Savvy Computing Camp
UMass Boston hosted a one-day computing camp designed to serve as the launching point for developing a week-long summer science camp.