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UMass Boston Experts Predict Domestic Policies Under the Biden-Harris Administration

Danielle Bilotta | February 25, 2021

The McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies hosted their second of three virtual panels discussing what we can expect from the new Biden-Harris Administration last week.

Institute for Community Inclusion’s Think College Receives $10M Grant on Inclusive Higher Education

DeWayne Lehman | October 15, 2020

The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education has awarded Think College at the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI), University of Massachusetts Boston, a five-year, $10 million cooperative agreement.

UMass Boston No. 79 on Inaugural QS World University Rankings: USA List

Colleen Locke | May 20, 2020

Global higher education research company QS Quacquarelli Symonds has ranked UMass Boston No. 9 in Massachusetts and No. 79 overall on its inaugural ranking of top universities in the United States, with diversity, employability, and internationalization being key factors.

U.S. News Says UMass Boston’s Online Graduate Education, Bachelor’s Programs Among Nation’s Best

Colleen Locke | January 14, 2020

UMass Boston’s online graduate education programs have jumped 19 spots in U.S. News & World Report ’s 2020 Best Online Programs rankings, released today. UMass Boston’s online graduate education programs are ranked No. 35, up from No. 54 in 2019.

Sustainable Solutions Lab, Labor Resource Center Announce Faculty Funding Opportunities

Colleen Locke | January 06, 2020

The Sustainable Solutions Lab has launched a new Seed Grant Program for research projects focused on issues of climate change and social equity. Proposals are due March 30. The deadline for proposals for the Labor Resource Center's seed grants is February 4.

UMass Boston’s Institute of Community Inclusion Names New Director

Office of Communications | December 11, 2019

UMass Boston's Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) has named Cindy Thomas, MS, CRC its new director. Thomas has worked for ICI for more than 30 years, most recently serving as interim director.

School for Global Inclusion Receives Additional Grant to Prevent Opioid Addiction in Native Youth

Office of Communications | November 05, 2019

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Bureau of Substance Addiction Services has awarded UMass Boston’s Institute for New England Native American Studies a contract of $600,000+ to provide outreach and activities in the Native American community for those affected by alcohol and opioids.

Newly Retired Faculty Celebrated for Longtime Commitment with University

Office of University Advancement | October 08, 2019

Former UMass Boston faculty members gathered in the Campus Center Ballroom on October 4 for the 22nd annual Retired Faculty Luncheon.

UMass Boston Scholar Earns Fulbright to Study Ethnic and Race Relations in Sweden

Colleen Locke | May 10, 2019

Next spring Professor Karen Suyemoto will be sharing her scholarly expertise in racialization, ethnic relations, immigration, and race relations as a Fulbright scholar at the Malmö Institute for Studies of Migration, Diversity, and Welfare (MIM) at Malmö University in Sweden.

UMass Boston Jumps 50 Spots in Forbes Best Value Colleges Ranking

Office of Communications | May 01, 2019

UMass Boston is ranked No. 247 on the 2019 Forbes Best Value Colleges ranking, up 50 spots from 2018.

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