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  1. Recruitment Coffee Break: McCormack Graduate School
    Free coffee and tea while you learn more about the master’s degree program opportunities at the McCormack Graduate School.
  2. Ask a Nurse
    Got questions? Ask a UHS Nurse Practitioner
  3. On 10th Anniversary of Katrina, Jean Rhodes’s Research Shows Resiliency
    Jean Rhodes found that more than 60 percent of respondents bounced back to pre-disaster levels of mental health, even though nearly half exhibited post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms a year after the storm.
  4. Economics Faculty Receive Equitable Growth Grants
    Three faculty from the Department of Economics received grants to study how income inequality affects economic growth.
  5. UMass Boston Film Series: Frame by Frame
    Filmmaker Mo Scarpelli will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of her film about four Afghan photojournalists facing the realities of building a free press.
  6. Center for Social Policy Symposium Showcases Current Research
    Attendees at CSP's annual symposium Center shared ideas and experiences relating to the root causes of poverty and family instability.
  7. Terry Condon to Be Inducted into American Volleyball Coaches Association Hall of Fame
    UMass Boston volleyball coach Terry Condon, who has turned the Beacons into a Division III powerhouse, has been chosen as a member of the American Volleyball Coaches Association’s 13th annual Hall of Fame class.
  8. 2015 Graduate Studies Showcase
    If you're looking for in-depth information on a UMass Boston graduate program, this is your opportunity to meet faculty and talk about what we have to offer.
  9. 13th Annual Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Celebration
    Join us as the university celebrates UMass Boston's greatest athletes and inducts the Class of 2015 into the Hall of Fame.
  10. The Mobility Project: Providing Opportunities for Our Kids
    A pioneering approach to economic mobility, this new initiative works with community partners to improve economic opportunity in metro Boston.
  11. UMass Boston Alum Awarded Fulbright to Teach in Colombia
    Placidina Fico '15 will spend the next 10 months sharing US language and culture with students in South America
  12. Undergrads Gain Valuable Gerontology Research Experience at McCormack Grad School
    Two science majors are mentored during summer research project at Gerontology Institute.
  13. Power Breakfast: Winning the Talent Race
    How Academia, Industry, and Government Can Work Together to Convert Talent into Jobs
  14. 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.
  15. Applied Linguistics Grad Student Studying in Bangladesh on Boren Fellowship
    Interested in applying for a major fellowship to study overseas? Deadlines are fast approaching. Contact fellowships@umb.edu today.
  16. Reducing Violence and Injustice Through Community Mediation
    Part of the Conflict Resolution Colloquium Series, this event was made possible in part by the John Templeton Foundation
  17. Opening Reception: “In Flux”
    "In Flux" is an apt description of both the nature of the work and Nancy Hayes’s journey as an artist: an ongoing evolution.
  18. Harbor Gallery Presents: “In Flux”
    "In Flux" is an apt description of both the nature of the work and Nancy Hayes’s journey as an artist: an ongoing evolution. The show will be on exhibit in the Harbor Gallery from September 8 through October 15.
  19. UMass Boston Students, Alumni: Submit Short Plays for Fall 2015 Playwright Mentorship Project
    Each selected playwright will develop the script for four weeks during October with one-on-one intensive mentorship by a faculty playwright mentor and then submit their play to the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival playwriting competition.
  20. Employer Information Session with City Year
    Come and learn how working with City Year can help pay your tuition.
  21. Employer Information Session with City Year
    Come and learn how working with City Year can help pay your tuition.
  22. Career Symposium
    An opportunity to connect with alumni representing a variety of industries and job functions
  23. Workforce Recruitment Program Information Session
    Learn how you can participate in this federal recruitment program for students with disabilities.
  24. State Street Opportunities Overview
    Come and learn about internships and full time opportunities with State Street.
  25. Employer Information Session with Transperfect Translations
    Come and learn about opportunities with Transperfect Translations.
  26. Precarity, Protection and the Politics of African Urbanization
    Part of the Conflict Resolution Colloquium Series. This event was made possible in part by the John Templeton Foundation
  27. Employer Information Session with Target
    Come and learn about internships and full time opportunities with Target.
  28. Department Student and Alumni Welcome Reception
    For students and alumni of the Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security and Global Governance
  29. 2015 Welcome Week Events: September 16
    Mix and mingle with Honors College faculty, students, and leaders from student organizations at the Honors College Student Reception, then learn about more than 30 nonprofits at the Volunteer Fair.
  30. 2015 Welcome Week Events: September 15
    Enjoy three free snack opportunities and stop by the Student Activities Involvement Fair to learn about the more than 100 clubs on the UMass Boston campus.
  31. Peace Corps, School for Global Inclusion and Social Development Announce Fellows Program
    The Peace Corps and University of Massachusetts Boston today announced the launch of a new Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program that will provide graduate school scholarships to returned Peace Corps volunteers.
  32. The Devil is Here in These Hills - Jim Green Reads from New Book
    Professor emeritus of history Jim Green reads at Porter Square Books in Cambridge
  33. 2015 Welcome Week Events: September 14
    Stop by for a snack (sponsored by the McCormack Graduate School and Office of Student Housing), and then learn training techniques and hold exotic animals for a surreal photo op!
  34. 2015 Welcome Week Events: September 12
    It's a women's volleyball doubleheader as they take on Christopher Newport University and Eastern Connecticut University.
  35. 2015 Welcome Week Events: September 11
    Local artisans will be on hand throughout the day displaying their handcrafted products. And then end the day by cheering on the Beacons volleyball team as they take on the College of Saint Benedict.
  36. 2015 Welcome Week Events: September 10
    Stop by for a snack before class.
  37. 2015 Welcome Week Events: September 9
    Learn about what University Health Services offers and, at the Employment Fair, learn about great employment opportunities on and off campus.
  38. 2015 Welcome Week Events: September 8
    Stop by the WOW for snacks and a greeting from Chancellor Motley, and later learn about services University Health Services offers. There's also a reception for the Success Boston initiative.
  39. Public Administration Alumna Receives National Recognition for Her Scholarship
    Congrats to McCormack Graduate School's Sandra Matar who was recognized for her outstanding capstone research
  40. Sociology Colloquium Series: David Brotherton
    Imagining Gangs: From Folk Devils, "Bad Immigrants" to Agents of Resistance
  41. David Cash Joins UMass Boston as McCormack Graduate School Dean
    Former Mass. DEP Chief Leads Policy School at Boston’s Public University
  42. Princeton Review Names UMass Boston a “Best in the Northeast” University
    The Princeton Review has chosen the University of Massachusetts Boston as one of the 225 colleges on its “Best in the Northeast” list.
  43. McCormack Graduate School Produces New Map to Showcase Local and Global Engagement
    From New England to New Zealand, check out this map of McCormack's research and service projects.
  44. 2015 Welcome Week Events: September 17
    It's an annual tradition: All students are welcome to attend a BBQ hosted by Chancellor J. Keith Motley at noon. The day ends with a pizza party in the Campus Center and movies under the stars.
  45. UMass Boston Alumnae Inducted into New England Basketball Hall of Fame
    Former men's basketball coach Charlie Titus and women's basketball alumnae Andreen Gilpin '04 and Eileen Fenton '91 were honored by the New England Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday.
  46. Conflict Transformation across Borders: A Platform for Action
    In three short weeks, 14 students from 9 countries enjoyed many takeaways from this inaugural summer program in Ecuador.
  47. Theatre Program Orientation
    New and Current Theatre Majors and Minors (and anyone considering Theatre)
  48. 2015 Fall Convocation
    Join Chancellor Motley for the annual fall convocation breakfast and address.
  49. New Book by UMass Boston Reconciliation Expert: Two-state Solution Not Viable in Israel, Palestine
    Peacemaker Padraig O'Malley tells the story of two narratives in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
  50. Cybersecurity Grant Promotes Smoother Progress from Community College to UMass Boston
    Citing the growing demand for cybersecurity-related education in today’s job market, the Department of Higher Education recently awarded UMass Boston and Broadening Advanced Technological Education Connections (BATEC) a $195,735 cybersecurity collaboration grant.
  51. UMass Boston Film Series: The Armor of Light
    Boston Premiere: Filmmaker Abigail Disney will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of her film about an Evangelical minister trying to find the courage to preach about gun violence.
  52. UMass Boston Film Series: The Queen of Silence
    Boston Premiere: Filmmaker Agnieszka Zwiefka will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of her music-driven documentary about a deaf gypsy girl falling in love with Bollywood.
  53. UMass Boston Film Series: Tocando la Luz (Touch the Light)
    Boston Premiere: Filmmaker Jennifer Redfearn will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of her film about three blind women from Havana, Cuba who strive for personal independence.
  54. UMass Boston Film Series: From This Day Forward
    Boston Premiere: Filmmaker Sharon Shattuck will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of her film about her parents, who stayed together after her Dad came out as transgender.
  55. UMass Boston Film Series: What Happened, Miss Simone?
    Boston Premiere: Filmmaker Liz Garbus will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of her film about American singer, pianist, and civil rights activist Nina Simone.
  56. UMass Boston Film Series: Here Come the Videofreex
    Boston Premiere: Filmmakers Jenny Raskin and Jon Nealon will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of their film about the most radical video collective of the 1960s and 70s.
  57. UMass Boston Film Series: Breaking a Monster
    Boston Premiere: Filmmaker Luke Meyer will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of the story of the three 13-year-old band members of Unlocking the Truth.
  58. Thinking About Quitting?
    A free workshop for UMass Boston staff. No obligation to quit! Even if you are not ready yet, learn the tools to quit. A sample package of nicotine gum will be available to those who attend.
  59. Trotter Institute Co-presents Weekend of Public Art, Performing Arts & Discussion in Franklin Park
    UMass Boston’s Barbara Lewis has curated a free public exhibition featuring artwork, dance performances, guided art tours, food trucks, and a panel discussion at the Franklin Park Art Grove in Boston this weekend.
  60. Last Chance to Take Your Fall 2015 Mapworks Assessment
    Taking your Mapworks assessment each semester is one way to start and stay on track toward graduation. Participate a $5 SoGo Card for food on campus or a pair of sunglasses.
  61. Take Your Fall 2015 Mapworks Assessment
    Taking your Mapworks assessment each semester is one way to start and stay on track toward graduation. Participate a $5 SoGo Card for food on campus or a pair of sunglasses.
  62. Second Chance to Take Your Mapworks Assessment
    Taking your Mapworks assessment each semester is one way to start and stay on track toward graduation. Participate a $5 SoGo Card for food on campus or a pair of sunglasses.
  63. First Chance to Take Your Mapworks Assessment
    Taking your Mapworks assessment each semester is one way to start and stay on track toward graduation. Participate a $5 SoGo Card for food on campus or a pair of sunglasses.
  64. UMass Boston Nursing Major Turns Student Success Tool into Scholarship
    Kyla Corvino won a scholarship after writing about her experience completing a Mapworks survey. Mapworks is an online tool offered through the University Advising Center that helps students assess whether they are staying on track toward graduation.
  65. Ivanova Participates in UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
    UN Board promotes science, technology, and innovation to support post-2015 sustainable development goals
  66. Orientation Leader Information Session
    Learn more about becoming an orientation leader
  67. Elder & Adult Family Mediation
    Part of the Conflict Resolution Colloquium Series this talk will focus on the types of cases that come to adult family mediation & what skills/knowledge practitioners in this field need.
  68. Mathematician Eduardo González Earns $130k National Science Foundation Grant
    Eduardo González is the recipient of a NSF-DMS grant that will support his work on algebraic and symplectic geometry.
  69. UMass Boston Research Shows Stark Gender Wage Gap
    New research done by the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at UMass Boston indicates that the wage gap between women and men is particularly stark for women working in lower income occupations, with Hispanic women experiencing the largest pay inequities.
  70. Conference Examines “The Way Forward” for Afghanistan
    On Monday, UMass Boston hosted ambassadors, advocates, architects, engineers, planners, and other experts for the 2015 Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters (CRSCAD) conference: “Rebuilding Sustainable Communities in Afghanistan: The Way Forward.”
  71. UMass Boston Announces Poland Study Tour
    UMass Boston will run a study trip to Poland in March 2016.
  72. WUMB and Berklee College of Music Summer Concert Series Begins August 1
    This August, WUMB and the Berklee College of Music are teaming up for a series of Saturday afternoon concerts on Carson Beach in South Boston.
  73. Class of 2019 Investiture Ceremony
    Formal welcome to the university for the Class of 2019 featuring keynote speaker Michele Norris
  74. Orientation for the Gender, Leadership and Public Policy Graduate Certificate Program
    All students admitted to the GLPP Program will attend orientation for information about the program, alumni panels, and networking opportunities.
  75. University Health Services Welcome Days
    Learn about everything UHS has to offer - and get a chair massage!
  76. Campus Center Circle Shifts
    The configuration of the Campus Center circle will change this week as construction moves into the area.
  77. Business, Accounting & Finance Career Expo 2015
    Meet company representatives from corporations of all industries and sizes!
  78. New Class Dives Deep for Scientific Research
    Summer course offers students the opportunity to learn to scuba dive for research
  79. Pathway Program Navitas Extends Partnership Agreement with UMass Boston by 10 Years
    International students will have the opportunity to benefit from the services of pathway program Navitas for at least another 10 years.
  80. ELP Networking Social: Lawn on D
    To celebrate the start of the 2016 ELP, we are holding a networking social during the September week-long leadership immersion on the very popular Lawn on D.
  81. CAPS and EMK Institute Offer Professional Development for Teachers
    The College of Advancing and Professional Studies will continue its successful collaboration with the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, hosting a second professional development session for teachers using the innovative Senate Immersion Module (SIM) this August.
  82. New Section of HarborWalk Opens at UMass Boston
    A newly constructed section of the HarborWalk, between the JFK Library and Museum and Harbor Point Apartments, has opened to the public.
  83. Final Night: Performing Arts Department’s Production of Museum
    Last chance to see Tina Howe's Museum , directed by Michael Fennimore.
  84. Fifth Night of Museum, a Play by Tina Howe
    UMass Boston students perform Tina Howe's Museum , directed by Michael Fennimore.
  85. MSBDC Client Named Massachusetts SBA Small Business Person of the Year
    Todd Snopkowski is the founder and president of Snapchef, a South Boston-based company that provides food service industry staffing and culinary training.
  86. Open House 2016
    Get an up close look at how the campus is moving forward with brand new facilities and programs at this once-a-year event.
  87. Welcome Day for Accepted Students 2016
    Students accepted to UMass Boston as first-year freshmen: get a taste of the experiences awaiting you at UMass Boston. Bring your friends and family to Welcome Day for Accepted Students.
  88. Transfer Open House: Spring 2016
    Make your move to Boston's public research university. Get a look at academic opportunities and attend a presentation by Transfer Center staff on transferring credit and requirements.
  89. Welcome Day for Accepted Students 2016 (First Chance)
    Students accepted to UMass Boston have two opportunities to get a taste of the experiences awaiting at UMass Boston. Bring your friends and family!
  90. Transfer Open House: Fall 2015
    Make your move to Boston's public research university. Get a look at academic opportunities and attend a presentation by Transfer Center staff on transferring credit and requirements.
  91. Open House 2015
    Get an up close look at how the campus is moving forward with brand new facilities and programs at this once-a-year event.
  92. Final Week: Performing Arts Department’s Production of Museum
    Just three performances remain of Tina Howe's Museum , directed by Michael Fennimore.
  93. Performing Arts Department’s Production of Museum (Two Shows)
    Tina Howe's Museum will be presented twice today: at 2 p.m. and at 7:30 p.m.
  94. Opening Night: Museum
    Come to opening night of the Performing Arts Department's Museum, an elegant play that manages to capture the subjective nature of both a visual, and a theatre arts experience.
  95. UMass Boston’s Performing Arts Department Presents: Museum, a Play by Tina Howe
    The run of UMass Boston's fall play, Museum, continues in the McCormack Theatre.
  96. Final Night: Fall 2015 Musical Theatre Cabaret
    This is your last chance to enjoy a review of musical theatre standards.
  97. Opening Night: Fall 2015 Musical Theatre Cabaret
    Join UMass Boston's Performing Arts Department for an evening review of musical theatre standards. Come, listen, clap your hands and tap your feet to the popular songs in concert.
  98. Fall 2015 Theatre Events Announced: Musical Theater Cabaret in October and Museum in December
    UMass Boston's Performing Arts Department will present a Musical Theatre Cabaret Oct. 14–15 and the play Museum, by Tina Howe, Dec. 3–5 and Dec. 9–11.
  99. 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.
  100. 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.