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UMass Boston’s Ryan Award Winner Has Eye Toward Digital Anthropology

Colleen Locke | September 25, 2018

Plymouth native Seamus Gavaghan was recognized at UMass Boston’s fall convocation on Thursday for being this year’s recipient of the Ryan Award.

UMass Boston Earns Top Marks from USC’s Race and Equity Center

Office of Communications | September 25, 2018

UMass Boston has the second highest score on a new national ranking that assesses how well public universities serve African American students.

UMass Boston Jumps 11 Spots in U.S. News & World Report’s National Rankings

Office of Communications | September 10, 2018

The University of Massachusetts Boston has jumped eleven spots in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges List, released this morning. UMass Boston is now No. 104 in the Top Public Schools category.

$500K Cross-College Grant to Pay Undergraduate Students to Research Child and Family Health

Colleen Locke | July 25, 2018

Starting in the summer of 2019, and continuing through 2023, UMass Boston students will have the opportunity to apply for a paid summer research experience, exploring maternal, child, and family health alongside faculty mentors.

New Human Rights Website Showcases Academic Opportunities at UMass Boston, Research and Publications

Office of Communications | May 10, 2018

Visit www.umb.edu/humanrights to learn about the many academic programs, research projects, and resources related to human rights at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

UMass Boston’s 50th Commencement Ceremonies Begin Today

Office of Communications | May 09, 2018

Former U.S. Congressman Barney Frank and urban education advocate Geoffrey Canada, founder of the Harlem Children’s Zone, will deliver the principal addresses at UMass Boston’s 50th Commencement Ceremonies May 24 and 25.

Senior Ammany Ty Named UMass Boston’s 29 Who Shine Winner

Vanessa Chatterley | May 02, 2018

Ammany Ty, an undergrad student who is majoring in English and Asian American studies in the Honors College, will be honored at a State House ceremony on Friday, May 4.

UMass Boston Makes Forbes’ Top 300 List for America’s Best Value Colleges

Office of Communications | April 26, 2018

The University of Massachusetts Boston made the third annual list of Forbes’ America’s Best Value Colleges.

UMass Boston to Use $100K NEH Grant to Create Courses Focused on Boston Harbor & Coastal Communities

Colleen Locke | April 19, 2018

The National Endowment for the Humanities has given UMass Boston and its community partners a $99,774 grant to create a three-course sequence focused on Boston Harbor, the Boston Harbor Islands, and the diverse coastal communities surrounding the harbor that many UMass Boston students call home.

UMass Boston Alumna to Deploy Health Care Services in Liberia Through Princeton in Africa Fellowship

Colleen Locke | April 05, 2018

Inspired by her time on an Honors College trip, Anny Rodriguez ’16 will be moving to Liberia this summer to serve as a 2018-2019 Princeton in Africa fellow. The Office of Fellowship Advising can assist with applications for fellowship opportunities.