Tag: William Kiernan
- Inaugural Class of SGISD Master’s Graduates Prepared to Create Inclusion Around the World
Ling Chou, Hannah Curren, and Stephane Leblois arrived at UMass Boston with different backgrounds, but they each graduated Thursday leaving with the tools they need to make the world a more inclusive place. The trio is the first class to earn a master’s degree from SGISD.
- 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.
- Dean William Kiernan Joins Governor’s Task Force Targeting Chronic Unemployment
Governor Charlie Baker has appointed William Kiernan, founding dean of UMass Boston's School for Global Inclusion and Social Development, to a task force on Economic Opportunity for Populations Facing Chronically High Rates of Unemployment.
- UMass Boston and IBM Advance Technology Accessibility Research
The University of Massachusetts Boston (UMass Boston) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a new research initiative to advance accessible technology solutions for people with disabilities, the growing elderly population, those with low literacy and novice technology users.
- UMass Boston Gala Raises $1.4 Million for Brett Chair
The ninth annual gala shattered a UMass Boston fundraising record, but the real story of the evening was told in names rather than numbers.
- New School for Global Inclusion and Social Development Prepares For First Class
UMass Boston's ninth and newest college, which is affiliated with the Institute for Community Inclusion, is nearly ready to accept applications for its internationally focused master's and doctoral programs.
- ICI Director William Kiernan Speaks before the U.S. Senate
The director of the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston spoke on a panel before the U.S. Senate's Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.