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  1. Morgan Stanley features Carla Harris
    Carla Harris - vice chairman of global wealth management and managing director/senior advisor, author, and gospel singer featured
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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
  5. 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.
  6. Diversity Week Activities Fair
    Part of Diversity Week, the Diversity Week Activities Fair will highlight the wide range of student groups, colleges, departments, and local nonprofits that focus on diversity.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. Diversity Slam
    Come out and celebrate World Wide Enlightenment Week with SAEC and see traditional performances from around the world.
  12. Film Screening for “The Other Day”
    Poetic tapestry of modern Chile
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. Mayoral Forum to Focus on Diversity
    September 10 debate will focus on issues of concern to communities of color.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. UMass Boston’s Policy School Showcases Community Partnerships
    At recent UMass Boston event, McCormack Grad School showcases their community engagement activities.
  22. Black History Month Free Lecture
    Join us to learn more about Black History
  23. Diversity in Dialog: Separating the T in LGBTQ
    Diversity Dialogue Series presented by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion
  24. Women’s History Month
    Diversity Dialogue Series presented by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion
  25. Diversity in Dialog: Asian Americans in Hip-Hop
    Join us for Diversity Dialog about Asian Pacific American culture.
  26. Boston Globe Praises Chancellor Motley For Work on Diversity Issues
    UMass Boston Chancellor Among 12 Local Leaders Featured on Diversity Boston List
  27. Fall 2012 Climate Assessment
    Participate in an online survey to assess Umass Boston's diversity needs and win prizes.
  28. 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
  29. Commonwealth Compact Leads Business Schools for Diversity Initiative
    Nine Massachusetts business schools are collaborating to diversify their faculties.
  30. 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?
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. “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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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?”
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.