Tag: Not Meant To Live Like This
- Effect of QAP Incentives on the Location of LIHTC Properties
Economics Professor Keren Horn
- Reception: The United States Is Indian Country
Photo exhibit of American Indian activism from Wounded Knee (1973) to present
- Students Winners of #MyFirstChoice Campaign Announced
Hundreds of students, alumni, faculty, and staff have answered the question as part of our social media contest.
- Martin T. Meehan Elected UMass President
Martin T. Meehan, a former U.S. congressman who became chancellor of his alma mater, UMass Lowell, was unanimously elected today as the next president of the five-campus UMass system.
- CSM Student Success Showcase
Dean Andrew Grosovsky invites you to the CSM Student Success Showcase, sponsored by Sanofi Genzyme and Oracle.
- 2015 ELP Team Project Presentation
The fellows in the Center for Collaborative Leadership's Emerging Leaders Program will report their findings.
- Dr. Philip DiSalvio Will speak to New England Transfer Association (NETA)
Dean DiSalvio spoke about the emergence of community college baccalaureates
- Changing the Face of Leadership Lunch
Join the Center of Collaborative Leadership to celebrate the graduation of the 2015 Emerging Leaders Program fellows as well as welcome the soon-to-be-announced 2016 Emerging Leaders Program fellows.
- McCormack’s Public Policy Doctoral Student Awarded International Fellowship
Kudos to Ana Maria Sanchez Rodriguez who earned an Inter-American Foundation Grassroots Development Field Research Fellowship.
- Three McCormack Professors Receive Internal Grants to Support Research and Service Projects
The Vice Provost of Research has awarded grants to fund timely and impactful initiatives by Karen Ross, Ann Bookman, and Jan Mutchler.
- SGISD Professor and Student Present on Human Rights at UConn
Gillian MacNaughton and Kostas Koutsioumpas shared papers at a human rights conference.
- 40 Years Beyond War: UMass Boston Commemorates History of the Southeast Asian Migration to the U.S.
UMass Boston will be celebrating 40 years of migration to the U.S. by refugees from Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos on Friday, May 8 at 40 Years Beyond War: Southeast Asian American Community Development Symposium.
- All Souls Author MacDonald Discusses Restorative Justice Practices at Slomoff Symposium
All Souls Author Michael Patrick MacDonald led a panel discussion on restorative justice at Tuesday's annual Slomoff Symposium.
- Staff Members Honored at Chancellor’s Achievement Awards
This year’s winners are, from the Classified Staff, Kahrim Wade of Quinn Graphics, and from the Professional Staff, Mary Simone of Information Technology.
- UN Assistant Secretary-General Elliott Harris Discusses Environmental Leadership at UMass Boston
McCormack Grad School's Center for Governance and Sustainability celebrated Earth Day with a lecture on environmental leadership.
- The Sociology Department Celebrates the Publication of New Books
Five faculty members have authored books on a variety of sociological topics.
- Watermark Staff Unveil 50th Anniversary Issue of Literary Journal
The staff of UMass Boston’s student literary journal, The Watermark, handed out free copies of a volume 46 years in the making on Thursday.
- Getting to the Point: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Speaks at EMK Institute
The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate invites you to the launch of their public program series, Getting to the Point.
- UMass Boston Hosts Annual Community Meeting
The University of Massachusetts Boston will host a community meeting Wednesday, April 29, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom.
- Sign Up for the Spring 2015 Campus Construction Lunch and Learn
The university community is invited to come to the Campus Center Ballroom on April 29 and have a slice of pizza and learn about construction progress and upcoming plans.
- Managing Your Digital Identity (5/12/15)
Your digital identity is forming and is there to stay. Protect it!
- Managing your Digital Identity (4/29/15)
Your digital identity is forming and is there to stay. Protect it!
- UMass Foundation Golf Tournament to Benefit Scholarships
Join the University of Massachusetts Foundation on one of the nation's most beautiful courses and support UMass students!
- New Art Installation Shows Sun Always Rising Somewhere
“Another Day,” the newest addition to Arts on the Point, looks like three airport monitors, but it actually displays sunrise countdowns for ninety cities around the world.
- Newton Teacher’s Pop Culture Collection Comes to UMass Boston
Allan MacDougall Popular Culture Archive includes rare music artifacts, recordings, and documents.
- Keisler is First UMass Boston Prof to Be Named Distinguished Fulbright Chair
Professor of Management Systems Jeffrey Keisler has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright-Aalto University Distinguished Chair position for the 2015-2016 academic year.
- Ludacris to Perform at Spring Concert May 8
UMass Boston’s Student Arts and Events Council is taking its Spring Concert to Lansdowne Street this year.
- Adobe Day (5/05/15)
Learn tips and tricks about Adobe Creative Cloud apps including Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat and more. Faculty and staff can get Creative Cloud for just $15!
- Just in Time for Earth Day, UMass Boston Named in Green Colleges Guide
UMass Boston has made the Princeton Review’s Green Colleges Guide for the sixth year in a row.
- UMass Boston Professor Maria Ivanova Named Andrew Carnegie Fellow
Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance Maria Ivanova is one of 32 recipients, out of 301 nominees, to receive a $200,000 grant as part of the inaugural class of Andrew Carnegie Fellows supported by Carnegie Corporation of New York.
- William Julius Wilson Delivers Major Talk on Race and Class at UMass Boston’s McCormack Grad School
Renowned urban sociologist revisits his controversial 1978 book, The Declining Signifiance of Race
- UMass Boston Students Excel in International Mathematics Competition
The team earned its highest ranking since 2011
- Eight Sociology Faculty Members are Awarded Internal Research Grants
The funded projects investigate topics including criminology, immigration, public policy, race, mental health, and more.
- Labor Resource Center Director Receives Fulbright Grant
Susan Moir will travel to India in 2016 and 2017 to study women in the construction industry.
- 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.
- Eight Hundred Guests Attend Transfer Open House
UMass Boston hosted more than 500 accepted transfer students and 300 guests on Thursday, April 16, for its semi-annual Transfer Open House.
- The Watermark Release Party
The Watermark: A Chronicle of UMass Boston Student Art and Literature 1969 - 2014, Volume 23, is a collection of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and visual art dating back to 1969.
- Noam Chomsky Speaks at UMass Boston
On Tuesday afternoon, a full audience of students, faculty, and community members welcomed Noam Chomsky to UMass Boston.
- University Chorus and Chamber Singers Present Songs of Struggle, Justice, and Peace
The University Chorus will present "How Lovely Are the Messengers" by Felix Mendelssohn, and several civil rights songs. The Chamber Singers will will present music on the theme of peace.
- UMass Boston Professor Appointed Senior Editor of an Information Systems Journal
Pratyush Bharati, Associate Professor in the Management Science and Information Systems, has been appointed Senior Editor of an Information Systems Journal.
- Spring Day of Service 2015
Join us to make a difference in your neighborhood. Breakfast, lunch, and T-shirt provided!
- Lecture on Learning Difficulties and Language Learning
Professor Georgia Andreou of the University of Thessaly will be presenting recent research findings.
- UMass Boston Staffers Running Boston Marathon in Krystle Campbell’s Memory
For a second year in a row, a team of local business executives, UMass students, graduates, and staff will run the Boston Marathon in honor of former UMass Boston student Krystle Campbell, a victim of the 2013 marathon bombings.
- Making a History of Columbia Point A Participatory Exhibition
Graduate students in UMass Boston’s spring 2015 public history seminar will interpret parts of the Columbia Point history through time, objects, photos, and physical sites.
- 2015 Earth Day Food & Music Fest
See, feel, and taste, the capable success of sustainable food at UMass Boston and the surrounding communities. Sponsored by Net Impact.
- 2015 UMass Boston Earth Week: Green Transit Information Tables
Visit MassRIDES and Zipcar information tables and explore your sustainable transit/reward options: NuRide, Zipcar, Emergency Ride Home, biking, and more!
- UMass Boston Professor Earns Guggenheim, College Board Fellowships to Study Educational Justice
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Mark Warren was one of only 13 social scientists to receive the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship this year.
- Coach Titus Receives NABC Guardians of the Game Leadership Award
Charlie Titus is the first coach in Little East Conference history to win the NABC's Guardians of the Game Leadership Award.
- Survey of Boston Neighborhoods Reveals Life Before and After Marathon Bombing
A new study that sheds light on how residents felt about their neighborhoods before and after the attack.
- Environmental Leadership Across Scales and Geographies: A Perspective from the United Nations
Join us Earth Day lecture by Elliott Harris, assistant secretary-general and director of the New York Office of the UN Environment Programme.
- Dimensions of Sustainability: Earth Day Symposium
Part of UMass Boston Earth Weeks 2015, Steve Franks, Anna Savage, and Mark Urban will speak on "Rapid Genetic Change in Response to Climate Pressures: What Do We Need to Know?"
- 1,300 Attend Welcome Day for Accepted Students at UMass Boston
Addition of Second Welcome Day Allows UMass Boston to Reach Record Number of Students
- CANCELED: Lifecycle Events and Their Consequences: Job Loss, Family Change, and Declines in Health
Join us for this Public Policy and Public Affairs research seminar featuring Kenneth Couch, a UConn economics professor.
- Beacons Sports: Softball Pitcher, Men’s Tennis Ace Set Program Win Records
It was a big weekend for the Beacons, with two different Beacons setting program records for wins.
- Economists Call for Greater Investment in Paid Caregivers at CWPPP Forum at State House
Leading economists and policy experts called for increased investment in the tens of thousands of mostly women eldercare and childcare workers at a forum organized by CWPPP at the State House on April 6, speaking to a standing room only, panelist argue that workers are undervalued and underpaid
- Graduate Fair
Pick up your cap and gown, check your holds with the Registrar’s Office, speak to Career Services about your resume, connect with the Alumni Association, purchase your class ring, and more.
- 2015 Chancellor’s Faculty Research Celebration
Join Chancellor J. Keith Motley and the Friends of the Library at the annual Faculty Research Celebration, featuring professors Miren Uriarte, Tara Parker, and Anne Douglass.
- Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence
Join Chancellor J. Keith Motley and former chancellors Corrigan, Penney, Gora, and Collins for breakfast and dialogue as they honor the past, recognize the present, and realize the future.
- A Fond Farewell: UMass Boston Chamber Orchestra Conductor’s Jon Ceander Mitchell’s Last Concert
Jon Ceander Mitchell, leading the UMass Boston Chamber Orchestra for the last time, will be joined by Elaine Baker D’Angelo, The Pinewoods Morris Men, and the UMass Boston Chamber Singers.
- 2015 Major Exploration Fair
Representatives from academic departments, as well as advisors, career specialists, and library staff will be on hand to talk to you about the majors, minors, and programs of study at UMass Boston.
- Marvin Gilmore: Crusader for Freedom Reception and Book Signing
Marvin E. Gilmore, Jr. is an African American musician-turned-businessman and the grandson of slaves, who rose from poverty to achieve the American dream.
- Career Services Networking Event
Current UMass Boston students and alumni: Attend this networking event and engage with employers actively seeking to fill positions.
- Spring 2015 Community Meeting
UMass Boston invites friends and neighbors to learn about academic programs, community partnerships, campus improvements, and plans for the future.
- Construction Master Plan Lunch and Learn
The university community is invited to come have a slice of pizza and learn about construction progress and upcoming plans.
- 2015 Chancellor’s Achievement Awards
Join Chancellor J. Keith Motley as he recognizes professional and classified staff who have demonstrated exceptional innovation, initiative, or service.
- Saturday Night Jazz in Snowden
Join UMass Boston's Performing Arts Department for an evening of great jazz, performed by UMass Boston student jazz ensembles.
- Book talk by Tufts University Sociologist, Pawan Dhingra
Hire a White Woman: Racial and Gender Presentations within Immigrant Businesses
- Economics Professor Chaired Session in Paris
Arjun Jayadev was recently at the Institute for New Economic Thinking conference
- Daring to Dream: From Selma to UMass Boston, UMass Boston to Selma
You're invited to join Success Boston and the Africana Studies Department for an historic discussion with Naomi King, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s sister-in-law.
- Poetry in 140 Characters in Second Annual Twitter Contest
The winners of the creative writing programs-sponsored Twitter Poetry Contest had to contend with Twitter’s strict character limit.
- EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Speak at 2015 UMass Boston Commencement
Regina “Gina” McCarthy ’76, administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, will deliver the keynote address at the University of Massachusetts Boston’s 47th commencement on Friday, May 29 at the TD Garden.
- The Marble Collection Forms Partnership with UMass Boston
Publisher of the Massachusetts High School Magazine of the Arts to collaborate with UMass Boston students and staff.
- When Nurses are Also Patients: McCormack Team Researches Intimate Partner Violence in South Africa
McCormack Graduate School Global Governance faculty and students collaborate to publish new journal article.
- Study Abroad Open House for Caribbean Society and Culture
Free Caribbean food. Instructor and students available to share their experiences and answer questions.
- Study Abroad Open House for China Today: Culture, History, & Society
Travel and experience China this summer while earning credits toward your degree.
- Opening Reception: “Broken Walls”
Join the Harbor Gallery for the opening reception for Daphne Arthur's show "Broken Walls," on exhibit at UMass Boston through May 7.
- Harbor Gallery Presents: “Broken Walls”
Artist Daphne Arthur makes use of smoke, plaster, graphite, and found objects to create auto-mythologies where both real and fictional (but altogether personal) portraits merge. The exhibit is open through May 7.
- Krystle Campbell Scholarships Awarded to UMass Students
Chancellor J. Keith Motley and UMass Trustee Richard Campbell presented UMass Boston student Micki Hall with a $5,000 Krystle Campbell Scholarship today at a campus event celebrating the Boston Marathon and honoring Campbell.
- Community Partners to be Recognized at 4th Partnership Symposium
UMass Boston will showcase the bonds between the university and its more than 1,700 community partners at Wednesday’s 4th Annual Community-Engaged Partnerships Symposium.
- Nigerian Presidential Election Observer Darren Kew Comments on Historic Outcome
Darren Kew, executive director of UMass Boston’s Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, was in Nigeria serving as an observer for the Nigerian presidential election.
- “Gods” Sculptures to Be Moved Off Campus, Relocated to Spain
Public art sculptures will be removed on Monday
- Jill Macoska Named One of 2015’s Women to Watch in Science and Technology
The CPCT director will be one of 20 honorees at the Boston Business Journal's 12th annual Women to Watch event on May 7.
- Sen. Elizabeth Warren Co-Hosts College Affordability Forum at UMass Boston
UMass students shared their struggles with paying for a college education with Senator Elizabeth Warren and U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings on Thursday.
- UMass Boston Honors Annie Wilcox with Quinn Award at Community Breakfast
William Ostiguy Honored for Longstanding Community Commitment and Service
- McCormack’s Professor Morel Visits White House to Discuss Dominican Affairs
Domingo Morel joined over 200 leaders to to discuss immigration, education, trade, and workforce development.
- Careers in Aging
Join us for the annual Careers in Aging event featuring three UMass Boston alumni discussing their career paths.
- UMass Boston Cuts Ribbon on New Integrated Sciences Complex
The University of Massachusetts Boston today officially opened its state-of-the-art $182 million Integrated Sciences Complex (ISC) with a ribbon cutting, celebrating the first new academic building on campus in 40 years.
- “Is Anybody Listening?” A Film by Paula Joan Caplan
The film is based partly on Paula Caplan's book, When Johnny and Jane Come Marching Home: How All of Us Can Help Veterans, which has won three national awards for nonfiction.
- TIME Top Influencer Ai-jen Poo: “We Need to Have a Plan” for Long-Term Care
Ai-jen Poo Is a Leading Thinker on How to Address Coming “Elder Boom”
- UMass Boston Film Series: An Autobiography of Michelle Maren
Exclusive Sneak Preview: Filmmakers Michel Negroponte and Michelle Maren will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of the story of a former porn star transforming herself through film.
- Think College Capacity Building Institute (Day Two)
The keynote address by Dan Habib, creator of such films as Including Samuel and What About Kelsey, will be followed by workshops on inclusive higher education.
- Human Rights Minor Introduced in UMass Boston College of Liberal Arts
The Mass Media has the scoop!
- Think College Capacity Building Institute (Day One)
Located in the heart of downtown Boston, the Think College Capacity Building Institute is a chance to learn from and share with colleagues involved in the inclusive postsecondary education movement.
- 40 Years Beyond War: Southeast Asian American Community Development Symposium
Join UMass Boston's Asian American Studies Program for this special event to commemorate 40 years of refugee migration and resettlement from Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos to the U.S. (1975-2015).
- Soap, Jeans, and Feminist Futures: “Corporate Social Responsibility” and Women’s Empowerment
Join the Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights for this lecture & Q&A with Elisabeth Prügl. A consortium seminar and refreshments follow at 4:30.
- McCormack Prof Earns Prestigious DuBois Fellowship to Study the Education of Young Men of Color
Kudos to Public Policy Professor Mark Warren who will study the school-to-prison pipeline.
- Time is Money: Renew Your FAFSA
Staff members from uAspire and UMass Boston will assist students in completing the 2015-2016 FAFSA from 1 to 3 in the Testing Center.
- Middle Class Prosperity Project Forum on College Affordability
Join Senator Elizabeth Warren and Representative Elijah Cummings for this free hearing on issues affecting the middle class and college affordability.
- BostInno: “Jill Macoska, UMass Boston Making Strides in Cancer Therapy”
BostInno visits the Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy (CPCT), located in the new Integrated Sciences Complex (ISC).
- UMass Boston to Cut Ribbon on New ISC
Research Facility Features Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy and Baby Lab