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  1. October 2017: McCormack Graduate School Pizza and Policy Chat
    Take a break and meet with colleagues and friends at the new location, Savin Hill Bar and Kitchen
  2. UMass Boston Receives Six-Figure Gift to Fund Langley Scholarship
    UMass Boston alumnus Jack Carvalho will endow a scholarship in honor of his former political science professor and former UMass Boston provost Winston Langley.
  3. UMass Boston Professor Ed Tronick, Founder of Still-Face Paradigm, Earns Lifetime Achievement Award
    University Distinguished Professor of Psychology Ed Tronick, the founder of the still-face paradigm and UMass Boston’s Infant-Parent Mental Health Postgraduate Certificate Program, received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 ZERO TO THREE Conference in San Diego, California.
  4. Beware the Phishing Email Titled, “Umas Boston Office 365 Web Access Help Desk”
    ITS staff have received numerous reports of a phishing attack that is attempting to steal the usernames and passwords from the UMass Boston community.
  5. Residence Halls Tours
    Get a preview of our new residence halls, opening fall 2018, by attending a tour, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1 p.m.
  6. Accelerated Nursing Information Session for April
    Learn more about our Accelerated Nursing Program within the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.
  7. Accelerated Nursing Information Session for March
    Learn more about our Accelerated Nursing Program within the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.
  8. Accelerated Nursing Information Session for February
    Learn more about our Accelerated Nursing Program within the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.
  9. UMass Boston’s Student Managed Funds Top UMass System Competition
    UMass Boston’s Undergraduate Student Managed Fund and Graduate Student Managed Fund were the top two finishers in the annual investing competition among the UMass campuses sponsored by the UMass Foundation.
  10. UMass Boston Recognized on U.S. News 2018 List of Best Online Programs
    Several of UMass Boston’s online programs are ranked among the top 100 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report in an annual list of Best Online Programs released this week.
  11. First Day of Spring 2018 Semester
    January 22 (Monday) is the first day of classes for the 2018 spring semester.
  12. Celebrate the Publication of Rita Kiki Edozie’s Book: Pan Africa Rising
    Kiki's book uses Nigeria’s Afri-capitalist and South Africa’s Ubuntu Business models as case studies to show how tension between Africa Rising and Pan African economics can be recociled
  13. 2018 Spring Welcome Week Events: January 27
    Spend the day at Pat's Peak shredding the snow on skis or a snowboard, go tubing, or opt to drink hot cocoa in the lodge by a fire, then come back to UMass Boston for a men's hockey game at 4.
  14. 2018 Spring Welcome Week Events: January 26
    Come to the Campus Center Catwalk for a drink and snack at 10 a.m., and then at 7 p.m.,cheer on your fellow Beacons as men's hockey takes on on Castleton University.
  15. 2018 Spring Welcome Week Events: January 25
    Join SAEC out on the terrace from 11 to 3 for a free s’mores bar, caricature portraits, sand art, games, a live DJ, and giveaways!
  16. 2018 Spring Welcome Week Events: January 24
    Check out ice sculptures outside and come inside at 11 to learn about various community engagement opportunities with agencies addressing issues of immigration and citizenship, hunger, and health.
  17. 2018 Spring Welcome Week Events: January 23
    UMass Boston offers a variety of social, cultural, and educational engagement opportunities outside the classroom. Stop by from 1 to 3 and connect with reps from more than 90 organizations!
  18. 2018 Spring Welcome Week Events: January 22
    At 11 a.m., join the SAEC to kickoff the start of the school year by playing free mini golf and stuffing UMass Boston pillows in the Campus Center!
  19. UMass System Leaders Call for Action on DACA
    University of Massachusetts President Marty Meehan and the chancellors of the five UMass campuses today issued a statement calling on Congress to find a permanent legislative solution to protect Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients.
  20. NSCA-CPT Exam Prep Live (Jan. 27-28)
    Looking to become a personal trainer? Qualified industry professionals will take you through the information as outlined in the Exam Content Outline and answer your questions in this 2-day clinic.
  21. NSCA Personal Training Prep Clinic (Jan. 27-28)
    Looking to become a personal trainer? This NSCA-CPT Exam Prep LIVE Clinic is a comprehensive review of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully pass the certification exam.
  22. McCormack Alumna Leads Bureau of Sages Project to Bring Elder Voices to Research Development
    Public Policy alum Erin McGaffigan will lead the Long-Term Services and Support Center’s contribution to the Bureau of Sages project.
  23. 2018 Chinese Bridge Speech Contest for U.S. High School Students
    The most well recognized Chinese speech contest for high school students. The deadline for all application is Jan. 31.
  24. UMass Boston PhD Student to Address LGBTQ Health As One of 40 New Health Policy Research Scholars
    Christopher Chiu, a student in UMass Boston’s Clinical Psychology PhD Program, is one of 40 scholars nationwide selected for the second cohort of the Health Policy Research Scholars program.
  25. UMass Boston Graduate Student Receives American Chemical Society Award for Green Chemistry Research
    Chemistry graduate student Steven Couture has received a $2,000 award to attend the American Chemical Society’s March conference in New Orleans. He’ll present about the green chemistry research that he is conducting in Professor of Chemistry Hannah Sevian’s research group.
  26. UMass Boston’s Crystal Schaaf to Continue Serving as Landsat Science Team Member
    Crystal Schaaf, a professor of remote sensing in UMass Boston’s School for the Environment, will once again serve a 5-year term as a Landsat Science Team Member, providing technical and scientific input to NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey.
  27. Beware the Phishing Email Titled, “Library Account”
    Phishing is a type of cybercrime designed to trick you into giving your personal information. Be careful of this new attack!
  28. WUMB-FM’s 35th Anniversary Concert to Feature Peter Wolf and The Midnight Travelers
    The WUMB anniversary concert will also honor longtime Boston disc jockey Albert O. for his 35 years in Boston radio.
  29. UMass Boston Dedicates Tiradentes Institute Space, Part of Partnership with Brazilian University
    Located at 150 Mount Vernon Street in Dorchester, the Tiradentes Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston will be focused on Brazilian studies and will include student and faculty exchanges.
  30. VCL Service to be Retired and Replaced
    On December 31, 2017, the VCL service will be retired, and we will transition to a replacement, called Virtual Labs (VLABS).
  31. WUMB Radio, DJ Albert O. Celebrate 35 Years of Music in Boston
    The University of Massachusetts Boston’s radio station, WUMB-FM 91.9, will host an anniversary concert celebrating 35 years of creating live and local music programming in Boston.
  32. Next Stop, State Department: UMass Boston Senior One of 30 to Earn Rangel Graduate Fellowship
    Brittany Orange, a senior political science major in the Honors College, is one of 30 nationwide to receive the Charles Rangel Fellowship, a fellowship that paves the way for a career with the U.S. State Department.
  33. Earnest, Spectacular Cast and Crew Nominated for Kennedy Center
    UMass Boston represented at Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Region 1
  34. UMass Boston Chamber Orchestra Spring Concert: A Cadence of Peace
    The UMass Boston Chamber Orchestra performs Beethoven's Egmont Overture, Still's Afro-American Symphony, and Márquez's Danzón No. 2.
  35. Anthony Yee wins Music Juries
    Senior slide trombone player takes honors
  36. UMass Boston Report Provides Timely Cost Estimates on Paid Leave Ballot Question
    A new report released by the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy provides voters with clear estimates on the proposed paid leave program’s costs and coverage.
  37. Wanted: Citizen Scientists to Identify Giant Kelp in Falklands and Beyond
    Today, Assistant Professor of Biology Jarrett Byrnes and his colleagues are launching a new, improved NASA-funded Floating Forests website which will give citizen scientists the chance to help explore more of the world’s kelp forests from their desktops or phones.
  38. Professor Lakshmi Srinivas Interviewed for BBC Radio
    Her comments were included in the "Dubbing Movies" episode of "The Why Factor."
  39. 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.
  40. McCormack Researchers Contribute to Special Issue Journal on Natural Resource Governance in Africa
    Global Governance and Human Security professor, PhD student contribute to the Journal of Sustainable Development Law and Policy.
  41. Ryan Award Winner Combines Love of Music with Psychology
    UMass Boston junior Ray Veggar, the winner of this year’s John W. Ryan Award, has been playing guitar since age 5. And now he has dedicated his college studies to combining music with his other great passion—psychology.
  42. Sustainable Solutions Lab Fall 2017 Semester Roundup
    The Sustainable Solutions Lab hosted and participated in a number of sustainability activities during the Fall 2017 semester.
  43. Japanese Government Honors Professor Paul Watanabe with Order of the Rising Sun
    UMass Boston Professor of Political Science and Institute for Asian American Studies Director Paul Watanabe has been awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, by the Japanese government.
  44. International Relations Alum Attends U.N. Climate Summit in Bonn, Germany
    Parfait Gasana participated as a member of the Rwandan delegation at the latest United Nations climate summit.
  45. Bad Retail Jobs Are Not Inevitable – New Book by Françoise Carré and Chris Tilly Explains Why
    Noted economist Paul Krugman calls the book "supremely important" research on retail jobs across countries and companies.
  46. UMass Boston’s Asian American Studies Program Celebrates 30 Years on Campus
    UMass Boston’s first Asian American studies class was reactivated in 1987. Today, the Asian American Studies Program offers the largest selection of Asian American Studies courses, faculty, and community resources of any university in New England.
  47. Gender, Leadership & Public Policy Alumna to be First African-American on City Council
    McCormack Graduate School alumna Leslie Stevenson wins a seat on Norwood, OH city council, the first African American elected to that position.
  48. Economics Seminar: Orsola Costantini on The Influence of Household Debt
    Orsola Costantini was awarded an Institute for New Economic Thinking research grant for the study of the dynamics of household income and finances.
  49. Delta Sigma Pi Presents: Johnny Cupcakes
    Join Delta Sigma Pi and the College of Management for an entrepreneurship talk and pop-up shop with Johnny Cupcakes.
  50. UMass Boston-SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development (DPD) Program
    Join us for presentations of students from our inaugural cohort of grantees.
  51. Software Exec & Applied Ethics Center Executive-in-Residence Dan Feldman to Talk Net Neutrality
    Dan Feldman, a software engineering executive and startup advisor, will be leading a conversation on the ethics of net neutrality.
  52. UMass Boston Networking Event
    Do you know what time it is? It's NETWORKING TIME!
  53. New University Drive North to Open Saturday
    The new University Drive North will extend from the end of Mt. Vernon Street, past Lot D, to the Edward M. Kennedy Institute and the Massachusetts Archives, ending at the waterfront and intersection with University Drive East.
  54. UMass Boston’s Jessica Cooper Performs in Concert Showcasing Baroque-era Composers
    UMass Boston associate lecturer Jessica Cooper performed during a recent presentation of works by Henry Purcell and other Baroque-era composers, hosted by the Henry Purcell Society of Boston.
  55. UMass Leaders Express Opposition to Federal Tax Reform Package
    University of Massachusetts President Marty Meehan and the chancellors of the five UMass campuses today issued a statement opposing provisions of the federal “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” that they say will have a negative impact on UMass students and college students across the country.
  56. Update on Construction and Master Plan Progress
    This meeting is being held is being held in accordance with MEPA's annual public meeting requirement for the campus, as set out in the Certificate Establishing a Special Review Procedure.
  57. Biology Dimensions of Sustainability Winter Symposium 2017
    The Biology Department at UMass Boston presents the Dimensions of Sustainability Winter Symposium 2017, titled Salt Marshes Under Stress: Current Trends, Future Scenarios.
  58. Anne Douglass Talks Need for Specialized Early Care and Education Training at Pre-K Forum
    UMass Boston’s Anne Douglass was part of a forum last week looking at the progress the City of Boston has been making in its efforts to ensure universal access to high-quality Pre-K experiences.
  59. Grooves and Vibes: A Samba Riot
    Brazilian Music, Culture, and Dance with the UMass Boston Sambassadors and Grooversity
  60. Confucius Institute Student Receives National People-to-People Award in Washington D.C.
    Confucius Institute student Howard Schaefer receives the People-to-People Award at 2017 National Honors Gala in Washington D.C.
  61. McCormack Graduate School Hosts Conference on School Discipline
    The “Moving Beyond Chapter 222” conference looked at the school discipline landscape in Massachusetts and possibilities for future investment in progressive discipline.
  62. Community Forum: What Does Just and Sustainable Post-Disaster Recovery Look Like?
    How can communities facing recovery from natural disasters leverage local and indigenous knowledge? How can our university facilitate socially just and sustainable recovery?
  63. McCormack Students Present Papers, Find Support at International Relations Conference
    Six doctoral students presented their research at the International Studies Association conference.
  64. The Musical Theatre Holiday Spectacular
    A Wintery Song and Dance Blast of Awesomeness!
  65. The Musical Theatre Holiday Spectacular
    A Wintery Song and Dance Blast of Awesomeness!
  66. The Musical Theatre Holiday Spectacular
    A Wintery Song and Dance Blast of Awesomeness
  67. The Musical Theatre Holiday Spectacular
    A Wintery Song and Dance Blast of Awesomeness
  68. Blackboard and Beyond: Faculty Fair for Student Success
    How can you reach your students beyond the classroom? Learn from instructional designers, librarians, and colleagues at Blackboard and Beyond: Faculty Fair for Student Success.
  69. UMass Boston Education Led U.S. House Candidate Juana Matías ’09 to Life of Public Service
    Juana Matías ’09, the first Latina from Lawrence and first Latina immigrant to be elected as a state representative, is now running for the 3rd Congressional District seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Representative Niki Tsongas.
  70. Master Class: Conduct Difficult Conversations with Ease and Confidence
    In this master class, learn to increase your ability and willingness to have tough conversations on important issues affecting your organization, all while improving your working relationships.
  71. Elder Care: Enhancing quality of life for our aging population
    Join us for an insightful online discussion with two Emerging Leaders Program alums with expertise on elder care and enhancing the quality of life for your aging loved ones.
  72. The Opioid Crisis: The Stigmas and Misconceptions
    Join us for an insightful online discussion with two Emerging Leaders Program alumni with expertise in addition recovery.
  73. ELP Holiday Get Together
    Join us for the annual holiday get together for Emerging Leaders Program alumni, fellows, family and friends.
  74. Immunopalooza II Flu Clinic
    Students, faculty, and staff can get their flu shot on Monday, November 20. The first 50 will get a free T-shirt. Bring your ID and health insurance card and wear a short-sleeved shirt.
  75. McCormack Staff Member Speaks to the Nigerian Government to Pass a Bill Targeting Hate Speech
    Mariam Marwa-Abdu urged members of the House Committee on National Security and Intelligence to support religious tolerance.
  76. McCormack Professor Interviewed on Government Use of Mobile Apps
    Mic.com interviewed Aroon Manoharan on municipal e-government and public participation, specifically the mobile voting (mVoting) app of the city of Seoul.
  77. Andrew Dreyfus Honored With “Building a Better Boston” Award
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts president & CEO was recognized for contributions to advancing the Boston region at the Center for Collaborative Leadership's Building a Better Boston award breakfast.
  78. A Day’s Work: Free Film Screening & Panel Discussion
    Find out about the changing dynamics of the temporary workplace.
  79. Film Screening: Wonder Woman (2017)
    Free screening of Wonder Woman in anticipation of Kathleen Rowe Karleen's lecture "Wonder Woman: Women's Tears and Why They Matter" on Tuesday, November 28 at UMass Boston.
  80. Soli Deo Gloria: The UMass Boston University Chorus and Chamber Singers
    UMass Choruses explore reverential works by Bach and others
  81. One UMass Professor Saved her Students $32,000, and You Can Too!
    UMass Boston Professor Tara Ashok replaced her $140 Biology 101 textbook with a free peer-reviewed "Open textbook", saving her 150 students a total of $32,000! Learn how you can too!
  82. The Impact of New Markets and Modalities on the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
    Attend this information session to learn about Andrew Mica's experience in Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Management.
  83. “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.
  84. Should We Really Incarcerate Violent Offenders? The Boundaries of Criminal Justice Reform
    Assistant Professor of Philosophy Kevin Wozniak leads this discussion, which is part of the Applied Ethics Center's Ethics Forum Series.
  85. Conflict Resolution Professor Publishes Book on Youth Encounter Programs in Israel
    Karen Ross has published her first book, Youth Encounter Programs in Israel: Pedagogy, Identity, and Social Change.
  86. International Education Week: Thanksgiving Dinner
    Experience an American holiday tradition. Free to attend. Part of International Education Week.
  87. International Education Week: Of All, For All
    Part of International Education Week, this is a showcase of cultural exhibitions, performances, food, and art from many countries.
  88. Managing Projects in Data Analytics
    Mitch Ocampo will be presenting on managing data analytics in the financial services industry.
  89. Turkeypalooza
    Volunteer to sort food donations. Part of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.
  90. Society of Physics Students (SPS) Talk: “Pressure Automation”
    Come join the next meeting and learn about arduinos and what they can do for a particle accelerator.
  91. Turkeypalooza
    Volunteer to sort food donations. Part of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.
  92. Feminine Hygiene Drive
    This donation drive for feminine hygiene products for those that are homeless is part of National Hunger and Homelessness Week.
  93. Feminine Hygiene Drive
    This donation drive for feminine hygiene products for those that are homeless is part of National Hunger and Homelessness Week.
  94. Feminine Hygiene Drive
    This donation drive for feminine hygiene products for those that are homeless is part of National Hunger and Homelessness Week.
  95. Documentary Discussion
    This documentary showing will bring awareness to the seriousness of hunger and homelessness. After the showing, we will get into a needed discussion about the issues around hunger and homelessness.
  96. Hunger and Homelessness in the World
    This international panel discussion will tackle the seriousness of hunger and homelessness all across the world. It will address the stigma around hunger and homelessness.
  97. Stop the Sorrow in Somalia
    This is a table on hunger and homelessness in the black community, specifically Somalia. Part of National Hunger and Homelesness Awareness Week.
  98. Don’t Fear the Queer
    This is a table on hunger and homelessness in the LGBTQ community. Part of National Hunger and Homelessness Week.
  99. Service Project
    Make blankets for Project Hope. Part of National Hunger and Homelessness Week.
  100. Hunger and Homelessness in the API Community
    This is a table on hunger and homelessness in the API community.