News

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.

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.

Future In Sight to Provide Scholarships to UMass Boston Vision Studies Students

Office of Communications | August 16, 2018

As part of a new partnership between the two organizations, Future In Sight will contribute up to $4,000 for each student in UMass Boston’s Vision Studies Program based on availability of funding and program need.

UMass Boston’s Institute for Community Inclusion Celebrates 50 Years

Office of Communications | June 04, 2018

The University of Massachusetts Boston’s Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a series of events this month, beginning with Wednesday’s Beacon for Inclusion Awards Luncheon.

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.

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.

SGISD Faculty Member Examines Access to Justice in Rural South Africa in New Book

School for Global Inclusion and Social Development | February 27, 2018

In her new book, Sindiso Mnisi Weeks proposes a cooperative governance model that would deliver peace and protection from violence as well as mitigation of poverty and destitution – that rural people genuinely need.

UMass Boston’s Asian American Studies Program Celebrates 30 Years on Campus

Colleen Locke | December 08, 2017

UMass Boston’s first Asian American studies class was reactivated in 1987. Today, the Asian American Studies Program offers the largest selection of Asian American Studies courses, faculty, and community resources of any university in New England.

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