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  1. Kamal Bawa is Elected Fellow of the Royal Society
    Professor Kamal Bawa joins former and current fellows such as Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawking, and about 80 Nobel laureates.
  2. College of Management Named Best for Vets a Second Time
    The University of Massachusetts Boston’s College of Management has again been named to Military Times’s Best for Vets: Business Schools list.
  3. Morgan Stanley features Carla Harris
    Carla Harris - vice chairman of global wealth management and managing director/senior advisor, author, and gospel singer featured
  4. Moving Forward - Tools for Success
    Commonwealth Compact and the Affinity Leadership Consortium deliver professional development program
  5. Progress in the making…Strategic Planning Update
    Strategic Planning Retreat
  6. UMass Boston Emerging Leaders Program Alumnus Making a Difference in Recovery Treatment
    Ken Weber, a Falmouth resident and a 2002 graduate of the University of Massachusetts Boston’s Emerging Leaders Program leveraged his executive education and management skills to take a leap of faith to follow his path of wanting to help others.
  7. Leading the Way Award Winner Credits a Beacon and a Compass
    The Center for Collaborative Leadership honored UMass Boston's Philip J. Carver, an Emerging Leaders Program alumnus from the class of 2006, with the third annual Leading the Way award.
  8. Healey Library Exterior Stairs to Close for Three Days
    The Healey Library’s exterior stairs will be closed for three days beginning Tuesday, June 30; they will reopen on Friday, July 3.
  9. A Statement on the Crisis in the Dominican Republic
    The Haitian Studies Association strongly deplores and condemns the racialist policies taken by the government of the Dominican Republic against some of its native-born black citizens of Haitian descent and black immigrants, in defiance of international law and common human decency.
  10. Emerging Leaders Program Summer Networking Social / Wine Tasting (August)
    The Emerging Leaders Program Alumni Board has organized an amazing Summer Networking Social Series. Join your ELP colleagues June through August.
  11. Emerging Leaders Program Summer Networking Social (August)
    The Emerging Leaders Program Alumni Board has organized an amazing Summer Networking Social Series. Join your ELP colleagues June through August at some very nice locations within Boston.
  12. UMass Boston International Relations Graduate Students Featured on WGBH’s Greater Boston
    International Relations Master's students making a difference!
  13. UMass President’s Office Funds Three UMass Boston Projects
    Faculty and Staff Receive $174,500 for UMass President's Science and Technology Initiative and Creative Economy Initiatives.
  14. UMass Boston Professors and Staff Member Honored for Mentoring Graduate Students
    Awards are named after Joan H. Liem in honor of her 40-plus years of mentoring at UMass Boston.
  15. Communication Department at ICA Conference
    UMass Boston's Communication Department attends the International Communication Association conference in Puerto Rico.
  16. Alumna Aids Domestic Violence Survivors
    Krystal Rohloff discusses her work in the attorney general's office
  17. Professor Bianca Bersani is Interviewed by The Week on Immigration and Crime
    She offers insight as to how immigrants make America's crime rate plunge
  18. Gender, Leadership and Public Policy 2015 Graduates Are “Agents of Change”
    Celebrating the achievements of the 21 women who completed the Gender, Leadership, and Public Policy graduate certificate program.
  19. “Just Imagine” Campaign Features McCormack PhD Student
    Public Policy student Tanya Stepasiuk is one of five "Faces of UMass Boston" for new fundraising campaign.
  20. Gastón Institute Gathers Broad Coalition to Discuss Latino Challenges, Opportunities
    The 2015 Regional Meeting, which returned to Boston this summer, drew more than 100 people and representatives of 45 government and civic organizations.
  21. Charles Desmond Celebrated for Commitment to Improving Higher Ed System
    Chairman of the Board of Higher Education Charles Desmond urged a room full of colleagues to “keep going” with the progress they’ve made to advance higher education in Massachusetts as he moves on from his post following several years of service.
  22. McCormack Team Presents Research at ACUNS Conference in The Hague
    Academics and practitioners get together to provide new elements to the process of policy-making within the United Nations
  23. Center for Social Policy Welcomes New Werby Interns
    Elizabeth Moniz and Sylvia Singleton will research school preparedness and family self-sufficiency.
  24. Conference Focuses on Planning Safe and Mobile Future for Massachusetts’ Older Drivers
    The Gerontology Institute hosted the Older Driver Safety Summit, aimed to create a five-year plan to reduce crashes and safe mobility for older drivers in Massachusetts.
  25. Finding Funding Opportunities
    Want to find funding? Join us for a session to do just that!
  26. Cost Sharing Basics
    Join us for a discussion on cost sharing!
  27. The IACUC and Animal Research Ethics
    Does your research involve animal use?
  28. The IRB and Human Subjects Research Ethics
    Does your research involve human subjects?
  29. Grant Budgeting and Award Financial Management
    Join us for an all inclusive workshop on all things budget related!
  30. Finding Funding Opportunities
    Want to find funding? Join us for a session to do just that!
  31. Cost Sharing Basics
    Join us for a discussion on cost sharing!
  32. Grant Budgeting and Award Financial Management
    Join us for an all inclusive workshop on all things budget related!
  33. Finding Funding Opportunities
    Want to find funding? Join us for a session to do just that!
  34. The IACUC and Animal Research Ethics
    Do you work with animal subjects?
  35. The IRB and Human Subjects Research Ethics
    Do you work with human subjects?
  36. Cost Sharing Basics
    Join us for a discussion on cost sharing!
  37. Finding Funding Opportunities
    Want to find funding? Join us for a session to do just that!
  38. Grant Budgeting and Award Financial Management
    Join us for an all inclusive workshop on all things budget related!
  39. Finding Funding Opportunities
    Want to find funding? Join us for a session to do just that!
  40. Cost Sharing Basics
    Join us for a discussion on cost sharing
  41. Save the Date! Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy 20th Anniversary
    The theme for the 20th Anniversary celebration is Building the Political Pipeline for Women’s Leadership: Looking Forward to the Next 20 Years.
  42. Law and Society Association Draws Faculty, Students to Seattle
    UMass Boston students and faculty attended the annual meeting of the Law and Society Association.
  43. Southern Section of Quinn Ramp to be Removed
    The Quinn roadway ramp located off the closed University Drive south between the Integrated Sciences Complex and the Healey Library will be demolished next week to make way for future utility connections to the utility plant near the library.
  44. Cultural Literacy Project
    Commonwealth Compact collaborates with several colleges for program
  45. UMass Boston Celebrates Groundbreaking of Monan Park, a Fenway for Columbia Point
    Student athletes, alumni, and community members from UMass Boston and Boston College High School broke ground Thursday on a shared baseball complex that will feature a replica Green Monster and a 500-seat field with the same dimensions as Fenway Park.
  46. UMass Boston and Brazil’s Universidade Tiradentes Launch the Tiradentes Institute at UMass Boston
    The Tiradentes Institute at UMass Boston has launched at the University of Massachusetts Boston.
  47. Free Accordion Concert: Grayson Masefield, Five-Time World Accordion Champion
    Come see five-time world accordion champion Grayson Masefield in this special, free concert. The hour-long program will be a mixture of classical music and jazz and novelty pieces.
  48. UMass Boston, BC High to Break Ground on Community Baseball Complex
    Joining forces, Boston College High School and the University of Massachusetts Boston will break ground on a new shared community baseball complex with a ceremony on Thursday, June 11 at 4 p.m. at BC High.
  49. Gerontology Prof Edward Miller Promoted to Full Professor
    McCormack Grad School congratulates Professor Miller for his scholarship, teaching, and service achievements.
  50. UMass Boston to Host July Conference on Rebuilding Afghanistan
    CRSCAD to host international conference “Rebuilding Sustainable Communities in Afghanistan: The Way Forward" on July 27.
  51. Faculty News: Economics Department
    News from Economics faculty
  52. A Prince Among Us
    Econ student is crowned
  53. Guest Speakers Enliven the Classroom
    Speakers in economics
  54. Outstanding Students Win Awards at Graduation
    Economics department gives student awards
  55. Economics Interns Get Workplace Experience
    2015 economics internships
  56. MA Students Bring Questions to Mayor Walsh’s Forum on Inequality
    Econ MA students raise inequality questions
  57. Zimbalist Talks on the Boston Olympic Bid
    Exploring the Economic Implications of a Boston Olympics
  58. UMass Boston Honors Deval Patrick, Introduces Just Imagine Campaign at Golden Gala
    On June 4, more than 500 guests gathered at the Seaport World Trade Center to celebrate UMass Boston’s Golden Gala.
  59. EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to UMass Boston Grads: Be Comfortable Being Uncomfortable
    Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Gina McCarthy '76 told UMass Boston graduates to see opportunities in change and "be comfortable being uncomfortable" at the university's 47th commencement Friday at the TD Garden.
  60. McCormack Salutes More than 150 New Graduates
    We honor this year’s awardees and McCormack’s entire graduating class of 2015
  61. 4,144 Graduates, 4,144 Stories: Meet the Members of the Class of 2015
    With a record class of 4,144, there were plenty of stories to discover and students to meet at UMass Boston's commencement. Here are some of them.
  62. UMass Boston’s Charlie Titus Under Armour Athletic Director of the Year
    The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) has chosen UMass Boston’s Charlie Titus as one of the 28 winners of its Under Armour AD of the Year Award.
  63. Honorary Degree Given to Bernard Osher, OLLI Funder
    Philanthropist Bernard Osher was honored for his commitment to lifelong learning.
  64. Courses in Global Post-Disaster Studies Serve Wide Range of Students
    Students in the new master’s degree program in urban planning and community development can enroll in three of CRSCAD’s courses.
  65. Women’s and Gender Studies 2015 Newsletter
    We have been busy this year, have a look!
  66. UMass Boston Hires Expert on Workforce Innovation to Lead Center for Social Policy
    Susan Crandall joins the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies on July 1.
  67. Administrator Gina McCarthy’s 2015 UMass Boston Commencement Address
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy's UMass Boston 2015 Commencement Address, As Prepared
  68. A House Divided Cannot Stand
    The Public Conversations Project is part of a partnership convening Boston's first Transpartisan Conference on June 20 at the UMass Boston campus.
  69. UMass Boston to Honor Deval Patrick at Golden Gala
    The University of Massachusetts Boston will honor former Massachusetts Governor Deval L. Patrick at its Golden Gala on June 4.
  70. Moving Forward - Tools for Success
    Commonwealth Compact is collaborating with the Affinity Leadership Consortium (NABA, NBMBA, NSHMBA, NAAAP, SHPE, NSBE, ALPFA, YWCA, and HACC)
  71. Changes in the UMass System
    The UMass System has a new president, the McCormack Graduate School has a new dean, and shortly Commonwealth Compact will have a new future.
  72. Congratulations to The Boston Foundation
    On Wednesday evening, May 27th, The Boston Foundation honored "There at the Beginning grantees,"
  73. Social Justice Mission Motivates JFK Winner July Suarez
    College of Liberal Arts alumna working to increase opportunities, resources for Latino communities in Mass.
  74. 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.
  75. McCormack Colleagues Participate in Regional Forum in Advance of White House Conference on Aging
    McCormack Graduate School dean and directors contributed to the dialogue on the future of aging policy.
  76. UMass Boston’s 47th Commencement Today
    UMass Boston will graduate its largest class ever – 4,144 graduates – and honor a group of distinguished leaders with Chancellor's Medals and honorary degrees this morning at its 47th commencement ceremony in the TD Garden.
  77. “Bobbi the Beacon” to Graduate Friday
    Three-sport athlete Kirsten Morrison is one of a handful of students who plays Bobby the Beacon at campus events.
  78. Chancellor, Provost to Sport UMass Boston-Designed Ties at Commencement
    The Chancellor's Office commissioned Assistant Professor of Costume Design Rafael Jaen to design 50th anniversary ties and scarves for commencement.
  79. UMass Boston Day 2015 Block Party
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley invites you to join your colleagues and the campus community as the university celebrates UMass Boston Day 2015.
  80. A Civic Engagement Class Makes Inroads in the Jamaica Plain Community and Beyond
    One community inspires students to make a difference through grass roots involvement
  81. CAPS Center for Innovation and Excellence in eLearning Showcases Open Data Analytics Initiative
    April Presentations Position CAPS Center for Innovation and Excellence in eLearning's Open Data Analytics Initiative in the spotlight.
  82. Chemistry Chair Uses Science to Create Art for Local Artist, New York City Gallery Exhibition
    You can see the work Chair and Professor of Chemistry Robert Carter did for local artist Todd Pavlisko now through May 30 in New York City.
  83. Men’s Soccer Team Receives Championship Rings
    The men’s soccer team received their Little East Conference championship rings in a special ceremony on Wednesday.
  84. Six Conflict Resolution Students Present Their Final Research Projects
    Soon-to-be McCormack School graduates shared their capstone and thesis research with fellow students and faculty at recent event.
  85. Poet Jill McDonough Examines Technology and the Culture of Secrecy
    Through her poetry she examines the contemporary culture of secrecy and willful ignorance, what is being done in our name as Americans...what it means to be an American in the present moment.
  86. Collins Center Delivers Municipal Supervisory and Leadership Development Program
    Collins staff provided the Massachusetts Municipal Personnel Association with a six-session on effective supervision.
  87. McCormack Graduate School Welcomes New Dean This Summer
    Former Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection David Cash, PhD joins UMass Boston on July 27.
  88. McCormack Dean Promoted to Vice Provost at UMass Boston
    Congratulations to Ira A. Jackson who moves to the Provost's Office to work on economic planning and special projects.
  89. UMass Boston Unveils 50th Anniversary Book
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley unveiled the University of Massachusetts Boston’s new 50th anniversary book at a launch party on Monday.
  90. 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.
  91. ZhongPing Lee Sheds Light on the Health of Our Planet
    Studying the vast and constantly changing oceans, even with the aid of satellites, presents some major challenges.
  92. Physicist Rao Innovating New Concepts in Nonlinear Optics for Forty Years
    Rao’s work is laying the foundation for ground-breaking research in the biomedical and biological areas.
  93. Camp Shriver’s 10th Anniversary Celebration
    Together with Tim Shriver, chairman of Special Olympics International, Camp Shriver will honor the legacy of Eunice Kennedy Shriver and 10 years of serving children with and without disabilities.
  94. CSM Celebrates Student Success and Corporate Partnerships in STEM with Sanofi Genzyme and Oracle
    The showcase featured 64 poster presentations by over 150 CSM students.
  95. Beacons Spotlight: Triple Threat Kirsten Morrison Named All-Conference
    Last week, senior exercise and health sciences major Kirsten Morrison became the first UMass Boston Beacon to earn All-Conference honors in three sports: volleyball, basketball, and softball.
  96. Mayors Sign Climate Preparedness Commitment at UMass Boston
    Boston Mayor Marty Walsh hosted the first ever Regional Mayors Climate Preparedness Summit on Wednesday at UMass Boston’s harbor-side campus.
  97. Professor Russell Schutt Publishes a New Book
    Social Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and Society is now available from Harvard University Press.
  98. Conflict Resolution Convocation Award Recipient
    Maha Thaher, a Fulbright scholar from Palestine, wins the 2015 Convocation award.
  99. International Relations Student Earns Two Awards
    Charlotte Carnehl has distinguished herself as an outstanding thinker and analyst across issues and modes of analysis, as evidenced by her almost perfect GPA.
  100. Gary Siperstein Named Professor Emeritus of Public Policy and Public Affairs
    After 40 years of service at CPCS and the McCormack Graduate School, Chancellor Motley honors Gary Siperstein with professor emeritus title.