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  1. Dolly Daftary: Globalization in Rural India
    Assistant Professor Dolly Daftary's research looks at how economic growth affects marginalized communities.
  2. Camp Shriver an Official Charity Partner of the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon
    The team of runners will raise funds to support Camp Shriver, a fully inclusive recreational program for children with and without disabilities.
  3. Rayna Verbeck: Entrepreneurship for Marginalized Populations
    Rayna Verbeck wants a wider range of people to start and run their own businesses.
  4. Chioma Nnaji: Health Equity for African Immigrants
    Chioma Nnaji makes sure that immigrants have a voice in implementing policies that affect them.
  5. UMass Boston Students and Local Artists Showcased at Symposium on Art for Cultural Inclusion
    UMass Boston’s School for Global Inclusion and Social Development cohosted the Second Annual Symposium on Art for Cultural Inclusion during Thanksgiving week, bringing dozens of artists from UMass Boston and the community together to showcase how they use their work to create lasting connections.
  6. Camp Shriver Celebrates Five Years As a Member of the Boston Marathon Official Charity Program
    Team Camp Shriver has raised more than $350,000 since 2013 to promote the social and motor development of children with disabilities.
  7. Symposium to Explore Arts and Inclusion
    A daylong event will showcase artists whose work relates to social inclusion.
  8. Laura Newton Moynagh: Supporting Students’ Transition to the Real World
    Laura Newton Moynagh helps young people with disabilities navigate life outside the classroom.
  9. UMass Boston’s ICI Stop on Office of Special Education & Rehabilitative Services’s #OpportunityTour
    A priority of the #OpportunityTour is to promote equity and excellence at every level of education to ensure that every child has the opportunity to succeed.
  10. Andjela Kaur: Untangling Exclusion and Inclusion
    In her studies at UMass Boston, Andjela Kaur is examining the field of rehabilitation counseling.
  11. 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.
  12. Aimina Talley: Supporting Children with Visual Impairment
    Aimina Talley works with children who are blind and have low vision in Kosrae, Micronesia.
  13. Social Inclusion and Urban Planning Webinar
    Speakers from UMass Boston and the UK will discuss inclusive international urban planning.
  14. Former Governor Deval Patrick Visits Campus
    Deval Patrick visited UMass Boston to talk about social impact investing.
  15. Sindiso Mnisi Weeks: Indigenous Rights, Systemic Change
    Sindiso Mnisi Weeks is an expert on human rights and constitutional law.
  16. Organizing For and With Massachusetts Native Peoples
    What are the shared challenges and goals of the Native American community in Massachusetts?
  17. Symposium: They Took the Children Away
    Learn about how Native American children were removed from their homes and sent to boarding schools.
  18. Kate Glynn: From Online Student to Tenure-Track Faculty
    Kate Glynn took advantage of a flexible online option to get her master's degree. And it paid off.
  19. Camp Shriver Named an Official Charity Partner of the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon
    The team of runners will raise $3,500 to support Camp Shriver, a fully inclusive recreational program for children with and without disabilities.
  20. First Building Inclusive Communities Conference Draws 300 Attendees to Boston
    Nearly 300 people from the education, health, nonprofit, business, and policy sectors convened in the Back Bay this week for the inaugural Building Inclusive Communities: Neighborhoods to Nations Global Conference.
  21. SGISD Student and Professor Present at Human Rights Conference
    Gillian MacNaughton and Kostas Koutsioumpas presented on human rights at a conference in Dayton, Ohio.
  22. Rehabilitation Counseling Program Wins $917K Dept. of Education Grant
    Our #1-ranked rehab counseling program has funding for 38 new scholarships over five years.
  23. SGISD Trains Parents of Children with Autism in Bangladesh
    Faculty and students from UMass Boston created a training program for families in Bangladesh who have children with autism.
  24. UMass Boston Announces Poland Study Tour
    UMass Boston will run a study trip to Poland in March 2016.
  25. Building Inclusive Communities: Neighborhoods to Nations Global Conference: Last Day
    The Building Inclusive Communities conference brings together leaders across industries and disciplines to foster new strategies for increased inclusion.
  26. Building Inclusive Communities: Neighborhoods to Nations Global Conference: Day One
    The Building Inclusive Communities conference brings together leaders across industries and disciplines to foster new strategies for increased inclusion.
  27. Law and Society Association Draws Faculty, Students to Seattle
    UMass Boston students and faculty attended the annual meeting of the Law and Society Association.
  28. SGISD Professor and Student Present on Human Rights at UConn
    Gillian MacNaughton and Kostas Koutsioumpas shared papers at a human rights conference.
  29. Students Discuss Privilege, Inclusion, Inequalities at Social Justice Conference
    The Office of Student Leadership and Community Engagement hosted the first annual Social Justice Conference at UMass Boston.
  30. SGISD Professor Receives $750K Federal Grant
    Dimity Peter's new grant will fund graduate scholarships in rehabilitation counseling.
  31. 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.
  32. New Book by UMass Boston Professor Addresses Supervision in Allied Health Professions
    Professor James Soldner's new book examines clinical and supervisory practices.
  33. ODI Film Series: Lives Worth Living
    Lives Worth Living is a historical documentary about the Disability Rights Movement. A discussion with the writer and the filmmakers will follow the screening.
  34. LatinasRepresent Boston
    This event will connect Latinas interested in pursuing elected and appointed office and their allies to resources and mentors who can help make their aspirations a reality.
  35. 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.
  36. “All-in Nation”: UMass Boston Economist Proposes Policies to Shrink Inequities, Build Jobs
    Christian Weller presents federal policy choices that will foster inclusive job creation.
  37. International Conference at UMass Boston Spotlights New Paradigm in Preparedness
    UMass Boston sponsored an international conference on Rebuilding Sustainable Communities with the Elderly and Disabled People after Disasters in July.
  38. Shriver and Kennedy Family Members Help with Camp Shriver’s Fifth Summer of Fun and Friendship
    Anthony Shriver, founder and chairman of Best Buddies International, and the son of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, visited the last day of Camp Shriver.