The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs administers the Fulbright Program under policy guidelines established by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board and in cooperation with bi-national Fulbright Commissions and the Public Affairs Sections of U.S. embassies abroad; its U.S. Student Program is the largest U.S. exchange program offering opportunities for students and young professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and primary and secondary school teaching worldwide.
The UMass Boston faculty are dedicated to research, innovation, scholarship, and creativity that yields vital contributions in all major areas of human concern both locally and globally. Each year our faculty make new inroads in their respective fields that set new standards of transdisciplinary scholarship. They advance human knowledge in areas such as education and human development, the liberal arts, the health sciences, policy and global studies, and science and mathematics. And since approximately September 2012, the faculty have continued their outstanding contributions to these fields with the publication of more than 70 books and creative works.