- Yvonne Spicer ‘04 Uses Skills from Leadership in Urban Schools EdD to Lead New City
Yvonne Spicer '04 is Framingham’s first-ever mayor.
- Early Education Expert Tapped for Federal Panel on the National Survey of Early Care and Education
The executive director of the Institute for Early Education Leadership and Innovation has been named to the Technical Expert Panel of the National Survey of Early Care and Education 2019: The Provider and Workforce Study, the only nationally representative survey of early care and education.
- “Mother of Hubble” Speaks About Women in Science, Life in Space
Nancy Grace Roman, the astronomer known as the “Mother of Hubble” and the first woman to hold an executive position at NASA, visited campus to talk about everything from large moons and dwarf planets to Legos and advocating for women in science.
- UMass Boston Professor Offers Framework for Early Care and Education Leadership in New Book
In Leading for Change in Early Care and Education: Cultivating Leadership From Within, Anne L. Douglass builds a theory and a practice of entrepreneurial leadership for early care and education.
- Counseling and School Psychology Professor Receives International Early Career Honor
Amy Cook, assistant professor of counseling and school psychology in the College of Education and Human Development, has been recognized by the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE).
- Education Professor Delivers Keynote Address at Internationalization Forum in China
Assistant Professor of Higher Education Gerardo Blanco Ramírez delivered the keynote address at the First Forum on Internationalization of Higher Education at Shaanxi Normal University in China.
- UMass Boston Education Professors Teach in Poland
Gerardo Blanco Ramírez and Ana Solano-Campos, assistant professors in the College of Education and Human Development, taught at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin in Poland in May.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- The Literate Lives of Cambodian American Children in an Early Childhood Classroom
Join the Institute for Asian American Studies for this research presentation.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.”
- For better or for worse? Education and the prevalence of domestic violence in Turkey
Part of the Fall Economics Seminar Series
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Women’s Voices, Women’s Lives
Film screening and discussion in honor of National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Ninth Annual Research Celebration Highlights Faculty Achievements
On December 1, UMass Boston cheered on its star researchers at Annual Research Celebration.
- 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.
- 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.
- School Psychology, Community Partners Address Behavioral Health Needs
School Psych Teams Up with Boston Public Schools and Boston Children's Hospital
- 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.
- Employer Information Session with City Year
Come and learn how working with City Year can help pay your tuition.
- Employer Information Session with City Year
Come and learn how working with City Year can help pay your tuition.
- 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.
- 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.
- Urban Research Network Meets at UMass Boston
McCormack Graduate School hosts Collaborative Research for Equity and Education conference.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- UTeach Program Expands to UMass Boston
The grant will help prepare teachers in STEM fields.
- Shifting Parent Perspectives on ELL Education
Institute for Asian American Studies Research Fellow Presentation
- Wayuu Educator Speaks at UMass Boston
Flor Palmar, Wayuu educator, spoke at UMass Boston Oct. 20
- 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
- New Report Highlights Urgent Need for Ocean Science Literacy
A Diverse Consortium of Scientists, Educators and Museum Experts Developed Report Published by UMass Boston
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Education and Civil Rights in the 21st Century
Pedro Niguera discusses racial segregation and social inequality in school change efforts.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- Sociology Colloquium Series featuring Mark Warren, PhD, Harvard University
A Match on Dry Grass: Community Organizing as a Catalyst for School Reform
- UMass Boston, Wipro Officially Sign STEM Education Pact
Collaboration will train science teachers in New York and Boston
- 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.
- Boston Biology Conference: Science Education Reform: Are We Pointing in the Same Direction?
AP Biology teachers and K-12 Biology teachers are invited to join co-sponsor UMass Boston for the first day of the 3-day Boston Biology Conference.
- Wheelock College’s Presidential International Visiting Scholar: Miren Uriarte
Miren Uriarte, Gastón Institute's Founder and Senior Research Associate, will speak about her research "English Language Learners: Identifying Success in the Boston Public Schools"
- UMass Boston Partners with FUEL to Send More Low-Income Students to College
The University of Massachusetts Boston and Families United in Educational Leadership (FUEL) announced a partnership today that will further promote their mission of college access for all deserving students by providing full scholarship opportunities to qualified FUEL participants.
- Professor David Levy Announced as Winner of the Aspen Institute’s 2011 Faculty Pioneer Award
The Center for Business Education at the Aspen Institute has announced that Professor David Levy of the University of Massachusetts Boston has been named the 2011 Faculty Pioneer.
- Elizabeth Warren Tells Students to Fight for Causes They Believe In
Elizabeth Warren shared her story of perseverance and opportunity with an audience of more than 700 at UMass Boston's Fall Convocation.
- Chancellor Motley, Elizabeth Warren Speak at UMass Boston’s Fall Convocation
Chancellor Motley focuses on the theme of community; Elizabeth Warren shares her story of perseverance.
- UMass Boston Student Engy Mui Among “29 Who Shine” in 2011
Engy Mui, a decorated U.S. Navy veteran and biology major in the Honors Program, is the “29 Who Shine” award winner from UMass Boston.
- New Graduate Programs on the Horizon
UMass Boston's faculty and administration have successfully proposed establishing six new graduate programs.
- Boston State College Graduates Gather for Fourth Annual Celebration
More than 140 Boston State College graduates gathered for the Fourth Annual Boston Stage College Celebration and Education for Service Awards reception.
- 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.
- Boston-led Consortium to Meet in Haiti to Plan Rebuild of Higher Education System
UMass Boston and the UMass President’s Office are bringing together a consortium of colleges to support rebuilding and improving higher education in Haiti.