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Summer Workshop to Give Teachers Chance to Explore Native, African American, Asian American, and Latinx Impacts on Boston History

Colleen Locke | April 23, 2019

Applications are due for a five-day August workshop that will take middle and high school social studies and history teachers from Greater Boston to historic sites of significance for Boston’s Native American, African American, Asian American, and Latinx communities.

UMass Boston Leading Statewide Program to Prevent Addiction Among Native Youth

Office of Communications | April 23, 2019

UMass Boston’s Institute for New England Native American Studies is leading a Massachusetts Department of Public Health program aimed at preventing addiction and substance use among Native American youth throughout the state.

UMass Boston Vision Studies Students in Taiwan Receive U.S. National Certification in Low Vision

School for Global Inclusion and Social Development | April 10, 2019

There are now six Certified Low Vision Therapists (CLVTs) in Taiwan, all of whom received online training through the School for Global Inclusion and Social Development's Vision Studies Program.

Matt Annunziato: Grant-Making and Corporate Accountability

School for Global Inclusion and Social Development | April 07, 2019

Matt Annunziato's role combines grant-making with community activism and international human rights.

Stephane Leblois Builds Career Opportunities for People with Disabilities

School for Global Inclusion and Social Development | March 14, 2019

Through his work with The Arc, Stephane Leblois shows employers how inclusive hiring improves their bottom line.

UMass Boston’s Graduate Programs in Education Jump 29 Spots in U.S. News Ranking

Office of Communications | March 13, 2019

UMass Boston’s graduate programs in education jumped 29 spots to No. 66 in the 2020 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools, released Tuesday. Five UMass Boston programs have new top 100 rankings.

UMass Boston Human Rights Faculty, Students Write New Book

Colleen Locke | February 28, 2019

UMass Boston human rights faculty and students across multiple colleges have collaborated on a new book, Interdisciplinary Approaches to Human Rights. The editors and all of the contributors are from UMass Boston.

ICI’s Think College Awarded $2.5M Stepping Up Technology Implementation Grant

Office of Communications | November 05, 2018

The U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs has awarded Think College a $2.5M Stepping Up Technology Implementation Grant to develop and evaluate Future Quest Island-Explorations, a game-based curriculum that will build student self-awareness and explore career interests.

Program to Train Native American Early Education Teachers Receives $1.3M Renewal Funding

School for Global Inclusion and Social Development | October 23, 2018

The Office of Indian Education has awarded UMass Boston $1.3M to renew a program which gives Native students with an associate degree the opportunity to complete their bachelor’s in early childhood education.

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.

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