Barbara Parks Young, a former member of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL) in the 1950s, was among the guests this semester in Steve Ackerman's Science of Baseball course. Former Red Sox player Sam Horn also stopped by.
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 has the second highest score on a new national ranking that assesses how well public universities serve African American students.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.