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JULY 2013 
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Gina McCarthy '76 Confirmed

as EPA Administrator

University News

Alumni Association Expands Student Support
Twelve students received scholarships in June. Read what the recipients love about UMass Boston and how their professors have inspired them. More>

UMass Boston Honored for its Impact in the Community
The Corporation for National and Community Service has selected UMass Boston for the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. More>
Upcoming Events

Professor Gordon T. Wallace Bench Dedicated 

Family and alumni gathered on July 12 to dedicate a bench in memory of
the professor emeritus and founding faculty member of the
environmental sciences program. Video and more>

Celebrate Beacons Pride at our 11th Annual Hall of Fame Dinner

A new class will be inducted on October 10. View this year's inductees
and stay tuned for event details>


Join us on September 16 as we honor James T. Brett and establish a new chair. Click logo for details.

UMass Boston Comes
to Cape Cod on August 22

Join us in Falmouth! 
Reconnect with friends and meet new ones. Click invitation for details.

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Faculty Profile 

Peter Kiang
Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Director, Asian American Studies Program
What tops the list of achievements that are a source of pride for Peter Kiang? More>

Alumni Updates 
Marci A. Alvarado ’89 is vice president, Parsons Commercial Group Inc.

Michael Coyne ’79, associate dean at New England Law, weighs in on high profile criminal cases.

Don Cotter '67 makes his mark at Franklin High School. 

Claire S. Grace ’83 retired from Weyerhaeuser after a successful career in corporate law.


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