The university will achieve a long-held goal of providing UMass Boston students with an on-campus residential option.
Program graduates on the move, new professional development opportunities, events, and more news.
Students present capstone presentations, Professor Ferguson on "Healing Our Race-Linked Wounds," admissions dates, and more news.
UMass Boston's baseball team practiced at the new J. Donald Monan, SJ Park for the first time on Monday, February 1.
Finally! We've launched our official alumni Instagram. Follow us to experience campus and alumni life.
"Poetry always, always, always is a key piece of democracy," says the alumna.
More than 100 area leaders from higher education, business, technology, and other sectors sat in on the panel at the Boston Harbor Hotel.
The College of Science and Mathematics alumnus received a master's degree in Environmental Science.
UMass Boston’s second new building has opened and features state-of-the-art classrooms, performance spaces, and more.
College of Liberal Arts alumnus Chico Colvard '97 curates a remarkable series of films presented with conversations with their creators. The 2016 series premiers February 2 with Field Niggas, "a nocturnal creep into African American disenfranchisement refuses to judge its subjects."
The American Studies major says, "seems not that long ago I was learning all about the history of US media, and now I'm a part of it. I'm so glad I have a perspective on where it came from to be able to have whatever small impression on where it goes."
UMass Boston's Camp Shriver, a four-week inclusion camp that promotes the health and welfare of children with and without disabilities, has received a $60,000 grant award the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC®) of Eastern New England.
MBA students now have the opportunity to earn credits toward their graduate degree in the heart of historic downtown Boston.
As a part of the Beacon Voyages for Service program, 100 UMass Boston students will spend spring break, from March 12-19, serving communities throughout the country and the world. Learn where and how you can participate.
On December 18 alumni and friends gathered at Jillian's Boston for our first annual WinterFest.
Thanks to the alumni members of our LinkedIn group for sharing their achievements. Congratulations.
The wedding dress and evening wear designer is donating bridesmaid dresses for resale with profits going to UMass Boston.
Renee Arb was the only faculty member of the Art Department when the university first opened.
Research awards garnered by faculty totaled a record-breaking $63,272,917 last year. Professors Alice Carter, Kamaljit Bawa, and Arthur Eisenkraft are among many who attracted significant grants.
Two internationally recognized peace experts visited UMass Boston in December for a panel discussion.
The culminating 50th anniversary celebration honored faculty award winners Jean Rhodes, Erik Blaser, and William E. Robinson.
Quincy City Councilor Brian McNamee '86, a graduate of the College of Management, passed away following a battle with cancer. He served on the college's advisory board.
The publication says the college “combines strategically focused management curriculum with optional specializations, offering one of the best educational values in the Boston area.”
The McCormack Graduate School alumnus was most recently the Town of Hopkinton's operations manager.
Afghan journalist and student Fulbright Scholar Samiullah Mahdi reflects on changing media.
Cady Vishniac '15 recently received the prestigious Alexander Cappon Prize for Fiction awarded by New Letters, one of the oldest literary magazines in the country.
The program aims to increase educational exchanges in the Western Hemisphere and to further strengthen U.S. relations with various countries of the Americas.
During the 2014-2015 academic year, 32 UMass Boston faculty members published books or completed major musical compositions. Was your favorite professor among them?
The IRA charitable gift rollover has become permanent law. Learn about how donors can take advantage!
Following the one year anniversary of the Kigali Reading Center, YaleNews published an article summarizing Parfait Gasana's achievements in founding the reading center.
The Institute for Community Inclusion recently received a $315K grant to provide vocational rehabilitation services to individuals impacted by the Boston Marathon bombings.
The School of Global Inclusion and Social Development sponsored the two-day conference grappled with cultural, social, or political norms that permit various forms of exclusion across society.
Mills is Maine Attorney General. Her family received the Maine History Maker Award for citizens who positively shape Maine life.
Hank Umemoto was 13 years old when he and his family were relocated to Manzanar, a Japanese American internment camp in California.
The New Republic profiles Myles who says : "I’m the Weird Poet the Mainstream Is Starting to Accept."
The Super PAC educates rural voters in Kentucky, the nation's 9th most rural state. Barron majored in Political Science at the College of Liberal Arts.
Trained as a psychiatric nurse practitioner, the alumna received her doctorate of nursing practice at the UMass Boston College of Nursing and Health Sciences.
The alumnus received his MA in Applied Sociology and will advance the organization's mission to empower youth, individuals, and families through social, cultural, educational and recreational activities.
The College of Liberal Arts alumnus was a producer for the award-winning film: for Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word, a documentary about seven transgendered youth.
Read the latest news from the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies.
The college is on the move with new PhD and writing programs, faculty promotions and retirements, and grants to bring research to clinical practice.
"My interest is to design curriculum that empower learners to take ownership of their own learning, and take what they learn to empower others,” says Nguyen.
Dr. Carole Hughes '83 encourages students to approach education with an open mind and dedication.
Robert P. Connolly '78 coordinates media relations for the five UMass campuses.
The management skills Robert George '87 gained at UMass Boston prepared him to lead the Franklin Park Zoo.
The Mass Media profiles radio personality Dan Rea '70.
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Our Giving Tuesday event at the Campus Center on December 1 was a success! 99 students, faculty, and staff made donations to the Just Imagine Fund to support UMass Boston.
Congratulations to the 2015 recipients: Boston State College alumni whose careers have spanned the fields of healthcare and policy, higher education research and teaching, and secondary education and school reform.
Young alumni receive discounted membership rates to join the One Beacon street facility. Learn more in the Club's new brochure.
Baris Mumyakmaz '11 turns blog, inspired by overcoming illness, into a book.
Amanda Huff '11, '13 teaches her students not to judge a book by its cover.
Editing the sports section of the Mass Media gave the alumnus the professional foundation that has led to his position with the baseball team.
The Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy (CWPPP), based in the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, celebrated its 20th anniversary with an event at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate.
The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate seeks volunteers to further its mission of public education and discourse, participatory democracy, and inspiring the next generation of citizens and leaders.
The grant from the Walmart Foundation will advance efforts to develop an integrated resource and support center to serve more than 600 current student veterans.
The College of Education and Human Development publishes its first e-newsletter. View videos about the new post-masters certificate in early education program and more.
Six students received the new scholarship for students whose families have served in the military. They were awarded at a university annual veterans celebration.
Check out the great things happening at CLA in Alumni Connections.
Marty Meehan, the first undergraduate alumnus to become president of the UMass system, vows to fight for a university that he called the state’s most powerful higher-education force for social and economic growth.
On September 29 faculty and staff donors enjoyed a reception and heard from student beneficiaries and this year's giving ambassador, Professor Maureen Scully.
The 2015 annual gathering, held on November 1, gave alumni of Teachers College Boston and its legacy schools the chance to connect and meet the beneficiaries of the Teachers College Scholarship.
Alumni from the University of Massachusetts system who also work for State Street gathered on October 19 to recognize the connections between the financial company and alumni employees and students who are State Street Scholars.
On October 4 the energetic group shared lunch to connect with one another and learn about the university's progress. Keren Horn and Douglas Woodhams received 2015 Faculty Career Development Awards made possible through the generosity of retired faculty members.
On October 24 classmates celebrated the years past, friendships old and new, and proclaimed, "It's not a year, it's an era!"
The dean reflects on his first year, shares faculty and program updates, and encourages alumni engagement.
Alumni and friends who support the Just Imagine Fund over consecutive years were honored on October 14.
Everyone's UMass Boston is unique. Use these links to connect through the social media channels of your college, major, or with other programs.
The College of Liberal Arts alumnus received his degree from the Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalys and is in private practice on Cape Cod and in Brookline, MA.
A College of Management alumnus, the painter and sculptor's drawings are part of the Baltimore LED art billboard "a unique showcase for the artist and creative minds of Baltimore to entertain, education, and inspire."
Sponsored by Hypatian Institute, Inc. the unique perspective to the ever expanding public discussion on leadership. She is a graduate of the Women in Politics and Government Program.
Boston State College Alumnus David Flanagan '76 Honored as Community Hero
He is receiving his honor from the John F. Kennedy Family Service Center in Charlestown, MA, a member of Action for Boston Community Development.
"The things I learned at UMass Boston have helped me in so many times in my practice. I am glad to support the school," says the College of Public and Community Service alumna.
"Music has become my life," says the guitarist and vocalist. He has received numerous awards on the state (Maine) and national levels.
As an undergraduate Austin majored in English and she received a master's degree in Instructional Design.
The College of Science and Mathematics alumnus received his PhD in Environmental Sciences, specializing in environmental economics and policy.
The College of Liberal Arts alumna is contributing to data analytics related to genetic sequencing high performance computing clusters in the cloud.
The McCormack Graduate School alumnus is senior vice president and regional director of public affairs for the New England Region of Citizens Bank. The nonprofit Community Servings delivers medically tailored meals to the critically and chronically ill.
Care about UMass Boston students, like to run, and fear eating too much turkey? Your answer: the Dreamcatcher Classic, a Thanksgiving Day race which benefits UMass Boston scholarships.
The College of Liberal Arts graduate says he got his start as the staff cartoonist for the Mass Media!
Jason McCuish '02 Receives Harvard Club’s Excellence in Teaching Award
The College of Liberal Arts alumnus teaches technology and coaches football at Lynn Vocational Technical Institute. He says, “what we do as teachers beyond the classroom is what makes the real impact.”
Frank Kelley '68, Steve Hunt '78, Michael Bogart '80, Raymond Buckland '86, Chris Hanafin '07, Katherine (McWhorter) Carlson '10, and the 1996 UMass Boston men's lacrosse team were honored on October 20.
Boston Business Journal features new project. "We not only have the chance to find new information about Boston’s native past and the lives of Boston’s native people, but this is also where one of the best preserved Revolutionary War sites in Boston exists,” says the alumnus.
He was a champion and early adopter of computer technology, being one of the first faculty at UMass Boston to work extensively with Media Services in developing computer-assisted education.
While at UMass Boston, the College of Science and Mathematics alumnus was president of the Undergraduate Student Government Association.
In 1955, when Norma Casey was in her sophomore year at State Teachers College at Boston, she confided to the head of the music department that she was going to drop out because she couldn’t afford the tuition. more»
The College of Liberal Arts Criminal Justice major works for the Massachusetts Trial Court.
UMass Women's and Gender Studies Alumni continue to make an impact across various disciplines and careers.
In addition to annual events, the university has established a new Parents and Family Association to promote family engagement.
After a 37 year career in law, the alumnus and author received his master's degree in history. He recently researched General Fitz-John Porter, who won the last battle of the Civil War.
Gender, Leadership, and Public Policy graduate certificate alumna Stacy Malone '95 heads the first and biggest non-profit law center in the country that is dedicated to addressing cases of rape and sexual assault and providing legal services to victims.
Joseph Paul Cohen and Henry Lo, who received their PhD degrees in 2011, have pioneered Academic Torrents which makes scholarly content more easily available while also offering authors, libraries, and other common hosts a new way to store their work that doesn’t take up server space.
UMass Boston Sociology Department graduate students have been hard at work helping disenfranchised groups in our community and communities around the world.
The principles Andy DiPaolo '68 learned at Boston State College inspired his career focus: to expand access to knowledge through continuing education and distance learning programs.
These alumni updates are in addition to those featured as individual news stories.
She will serve as senior accountant and use her broad understanding of the complexities of nonprofits and generally accepted accounting principles to advance the organization's mission of connecting artists, arts organizations, and funders.
President says fundraising success a key to becoming best public university system.
The College of Education and Human Development alumna received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, the nation's highest honor for teachers of mathematics and science education.
Robert W. Harnais '84 has co-chaired the Mass Bar Association’s Crime Lab Task Force and chaired its Diversity Task Force. Harnais has received numerous awards for distinguished legal services.
She was honored by the St. Botolph’s Club Foundation which supports the cultural enterprises of New Englanders through generous grants for artists.
“Jane Marie brings deep knowledge of learning assessment to the university, and her leadership will help the schools build on their previous successes in this area,” says University of Rochester Provost Peter Lennie.
Lawrence D. Mills '70, a graduate of Boston State College, illuminates an important chapter of Boston transportation history.
Svet Miloshev ’13 is department head of Café Fleuri at the Langham, Boston. He is delighted to oversee the award-winning Sunday City Brunch with its famous Chocolate Bar, as well as other special events.
Chu Huang ‘11 is community program manager of Northeastern Crossing at Northeastern University. https://www.northeastern.edu/crossing/
Linda Sheppard-Reece ’88, ’10 (PMHNP-BC ) is a nurse practitioner at Boston Medical Center working with patients suffering from mental health and substance abuse issues. For the past 26 years she has worked in sales and marketing.
Mimi McGrath ’08 has worked in human resources for the past twenty years primarily at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. She is now an organization development consultant and says she uses the knowledge she gained through the dispute resolution program every day.
Matt Jans ’05 works at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and recently published "Trends in Sexual Orientation Missing Data Over a Decade of the California Health Interview Survey" in the American Journal of Public Health. ucla.academia.edu/mattjans
Joshuah Mello ’02 is chief transportation official for the City of Palo Alto, CA.
Gaurav Jamdar ’01 is marketing head at IV Support Technologies in Bangalore, India. Check out his Linkedin.
Michael Wood ’94 celebrated his 10 year anniversary as chief fitness officer at Koko FitClub in several Boston locations. Visit his blog at http://michaelwoodblog.com.
Cliff Hopkins ‘92 left his position as marketing director of search and commerce at Google and joined Instagram, where he is the head of global marketing and brand. Follow him @hopcliff on Instagram. He also married his husband, Stephen, in 2014.
Lisa Feldstein ‘89 is a full-time faculty member in the masters of public affairs program at the University of San Francisco. Lisa's faculty profile.
Carlene Byron '81 helped secure a National Science Foundation Grant with the team that developed an innovative search-and-rescue robot at the University of South Florida
James P. Deering ’81 has had a spirited career since leaving active duty in the Army in 1992. His career in franchise business development has included serving as president of Wingstop Restaurants and City Java Franchising and he is currently vice president of franchising for iStudio Salons (www.istudiosalons.com). He has also served as a trustee for the International Franchise Association's Education Foundation. Deering was active in the U.S. Army Reserves during his career which included a deployment to Afghanistan, and recently retired with nearly 30 years of service.
Lisa (Rubin) Gualtieri '79 founded RecycleHealth.com to collect unused wearable activity trackers like Fitbits and provide them to people who want to increase their fitness, but can't afford them. RecycleHealth.com provides postage-paid mailing labels for anyone with a wearable tracker for donation. Lisa is an assistant professor in the department of public health and community medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and holds both PhD and ScM degrees.
Mark Obrien ‘72 owns Mark O'Brien Writing Services, which creates content for numerous websites in tourism, science, finance, and contracting. He lives in Pensacola, Fla.
When Tara Skurtu ’10 took a poetry workshop with Lloyd Schwartz, UMass Boston’s Frederick S. Troy Professor of English, it changed her life.
The Boston Book Festival selected her short story “Home Movie” as its One City One Story read for 2015 and De Leon was also named Children’s Writer-in-Residence at the Boston Public Library.
The new dean is the former commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and an accomplished academic and practitioner in the fields of sustainability, environmental and energy policy.
Beginning this fall, Beacons Athletics will launch a campaign called “We Are One” that highlights the relationships our student-athlete population shares with administration, faculty, and staff.
Chancellor J. Keith Motley shares news about UMass Boston's recent rankings.
The College of Liberal Arts alumna has used her communications skills to advance a variety of institutions.
The College of Public and Community Service alumnus is strengthening business by using the town's rich diversity and proximity to Boston and Worcester.
Elenore Parker '60, '66 created the non-profit to provide a web-based matching service for individuals with disabilities and the elderly who need help with daily activities.
The Boston Globe profiles UMass Boston alumna Shauntell Dunbar '03, who recently started her first day as a teacher at the Young Achievers Science and Math Pilot School.
The Honors College at UMass Boston welcomed 200 freshmen this week, nearly doubling the previous enrollment record and continuing a trend of dynamic growth at Boston’s public university
The College of Public and Community Service alumnus is appointee for member of the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Access Board.
UMass Boston's Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy (CPCT) has officially opened a Genomics Core facility inside its laboratory in the recently opened Integrated Sciences Complex.
UMass Boston recently signed a memorandum of understanding and student exchange agreement with Hokkaido University of Sapporo, Japan, promoting academic and educational cooperation between the two institutions.
Boston Globe columnist Derrick Z. Jackson asked UMass Boston and other public higher education institutions what they would do with an extra $200 million.
"Every ounce of hard work that I put into UMass, I was paid back twofold," says the vice president of software company, eFront.
Having realized many of its original goals, the Board of Visitors has continued to evolve, and its leaders have created new committees to streamline focus on community engagement, mentoring, and student success. They have helped to realize the goals of Just Imagine: The Campaign for the University of Massachusetts Boston, and bolstered alliances with the corporate and government communities.
When Danny Diamond '06 was growing up, “There wasn’t much of a graffiti culture,” he said. It wasn’t until he was 18 and began commuting by train to the UMass Boston that he was exposed to the form of mural art.
One of the most respected names in the history of UMass Boston athletics, Wall was loved and admired by all at the university.
In 1955, when Norma Casey was in her sophomore year at State Teachers College at Boston, she confided to the head of the music department that she was going to have to drop out because she couldn’t afford the tuition.
Updates on students, faculty, and alumni at the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies.
John Mackey, who earned an education degree from UMass Boston in the 1970s, is the interim chief of the police department in Edgewater, Colorado. He formerly served as chief in Dillon, Colorado.
CLA graduate Professor Bill McDonough '79 teaches geology at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Jim Lonborg, the pitching hero of the 1967 Red Sox, talks about how he returned to college at UMass Boston after his playing career "to learn how to study again." He was later accepted into Tufts dental school.
College of Management alumnus Dave McPherson ’89 is one of many who are making a difference by supporting Just Imagine: the Campaign for the University of Massachusetts Boston.
A former NCAA Division I assistant coach and director of basketball operations at Long Island University, Harris becomes just the second full-time head coach in UMass Boston men's basketball history.
Thanks to the alumni who responded to our request for updates on LinkedIn. Congrats to all for their impressive accomplishments.
Rich Gay ’89 is CFO at Bank of Easton in North Easton, MA.
Craig Lee Burket ’83,’89 is teaching an 8-week course in software engineering in the fall 2015 semester of Brookline Adult & Community Education in Brookline, MA.
Paula Garrant '04 is the owner of Seascape Therapeutic Counseling & Consulting in Byfield, MA where she provides therapy for children and adults and supervises those training to become behavioral health clinicians.
Michael Gallerani '05 leads the Brockton 21st Century Corporation which is the nonprofit economic development agency for the City of Brockton, MA.
Jen Hendrey '05 recently got engaged to Aaron Lapan in a hot air balloon over Cappadocia, Turkey. She is a project manager with EPAM Systems in Cambridge, MA.
Ryan D. Dorland ’08 is visiting assistant professor of natural science at Saint Joseph's College in Standish, ME.
Jolene Clark ’10 is director of people development and performance for Molson Coors International, a part of Molson Coors Brewing Company located at the corporation's global headquarters in Denver, CO.
Denise M. Simpson '10, principal of Awesome Life Coaching, has developed a home study course, "The Heroine's Journey - 7 Steps to Living an Awesome Life." She is certified in Emotional Freedom Technique "or tapping" and works with clients worldwide.
Jackie Steinberg '13 is senior associate for project management at New York Life in New York City. She is also enjoying her newly rescued dog.
Suzanne Couture ‘15 is an organizational and leadership development specialist at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare in Racine, WI.
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Ify Malo '11 recently completed her fellowship and is creating an energy innovation center to promote energy technologies and initiatives that address rural poverty in Abuja, Nigeria. She received her master's degree in dispute resolution.
Dina Fico ’15 is teaching English and sharing U.S. culture with students during her 10-month appointment at Corporación Universitaria Minuto de Dios, a top Catholic university.
Display your UMass Boston pride with graceful beauty by purchasing a special edition 50th anniversary scarf or men's necktie at the UMass Boston Bookstore.
The Peace Corps and the university recently announced the launch of a new Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program that will provide graduate school scholarships.
The publication named the University of Massachusetts Boston to its “Best in the Northeast” list for 2016, which includes 225 institutions in 11 northeastern states and Washington, D.C.
Michelle attended UMass Boston to study occupational and mobility heath and is currently a student in the College of Global Inclusion and Social Development.
Matar was honored for her research related to citizen engagement. Among a diverse group of local governments, she studied various conventional and online mediums used to communicate with citizens, explored how the governments receive citizen feedback, and surveyed what kinds of social media tools are commonly used.
The alumna's non-profit, POSE (Power of Self Education), does outreach and social services work. She is running for a seat on the Haverhill, Massachusetts City Council in November’s election, and is the first African American woman to seek this office.
When he entered this first year at the university's downtown campus, David DeInnocentis thought he'd ride his three speed Raleigh. But later changed his mind.
Chancellor Motley, UMass Boston alumni, and the University of Massachusetts' participation in the Naples St. Patrick's Day parade are featured in this article on what Draws Bostonians to Naples, FL.
He and his wife, Teresa Horn, live in Spain and play professional hockey for HC Rubi Cent Patins.
The College of Liberal Arts alumna is also the community college’s vice president for strategic planning and partnership advancement.
August 12 was a gorgeous summer evening for the university's supporters to celebrate friendship, memories, and to learn about UMass Boston today.
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An alumna of UMass Boston’s Asian American Studies program, Sun was recently interviewed by the Guardian news site about her teaching career.
Andreen Gilpin '04 and Eileen Fenton '91 are the second- and third-highest scorers in program history, with 1,534 and 1,380 points, respectively.
New research done by the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at UMass Boston indicates that the wage gap between women and men is particularly stark for women working in lower income occupations, with Hispanic women experiencing the largest pay inequities.
This August, WUMB and the Berklee College of Music are teaming up for a series of Saturday afternoon concerts on Carson Beach in South Boston.
UMass Boston’s Barbara Lewis has curated a free public exhibition featuring artwork, dance performances, guided art tours, food trucks, and a panel discussion at the Franklin Park Art Grove in Boston this weekend.
The College of Advancing and Professional Studies will continue its successful collaboration with the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, hosting a second professional development session for teachers using the innovative Senate Immersion Module (SIM) this August.
The 800-foot stretch of shoreline on the north side of the UMass Boston campus features a paved walkway, benches, lighting, gathering spaces, and an area to display artwork.
The College of Liberal Arts alumnus is a strong proponent of diversity in the legal profession and holds leadership positions with prominent industry and minority bar organizations.
The Boston State alumnus considers golf "a kind of Tai Chi with clubs." His career as a researcher of Asian studies at Harvard prepared him well to write Tee Ceremony: A Cosmic Duffer's (tm) Companion to the Ancient Game of Golf.
A cancer diagnosis led the Boston State College graduate to establish a business that creates garments that are "an alternative to a hospital gown" and help patients maintain dignity. UMass Boston alumni can take advantage of a company discount!
A lieutenant in the Stoneham Police Department, the alumnus joins less than one percent of law enforcement officers in the world to attend and complete the program. Congratulations, David!
Michael Patrick MacDonald, author of All Souls and distinguished writer–in–residence for UMass Boston’s Honors College, recently led a panel discussion on restorative justice.
Donate gently worn clothes and accessories to Union & Fifth or shop on its site and support UMass Boston students.
Read about alumni achievements, faculty news, student awards, and more.
The Gerontology Institute hosted the Older Driver Safety Summit, aimed to create a five-year plan to reduce crashes and safe mobility for older drivers in Massachusetts.
The 2015 Regional Meeting, which returned to Boston this summer, drew more than 100 people and representatives of 45 government and civic organizations.
The institute will support students, faculty, and researchers from both universities who wish to enhance their educational experiences and scholarly pursuits through international and multicultural experiences.
Marci Alverado '89, Steve Brandt '12, Barbara Neem '90, and Jim Rust '96 are using their UMass Boston education to influence various professions.
A 2014 graduate of the Gender, Leadership, and Public Policy graduate program, Krystal Rohloff is now working in Attorney General Maura Healey’s office addressing the financial costs of domestic violence crime.
A TD Garden commencement, museum and campus tours, and meals together marked the three day reunion, but reconnecting with classmates, memories of life on Huntington Avenue, and reflections on the 50 years since made lasting impressions.
The TD Garden Jumbotron at commencement broadcast student voices of gratitude and enthusiasm thanks to Senior Shout Out, a new class giving program.
Professor Emeritus Michael Stone, who taught for about four decades at UMass Boston, where he was a founding faculty member of the College of Public and Community Service, is remembered after his death in March.
Rosanne loved UMass Boston for what it had done for her, both academically and professionally, and for its community of students, faculty, and staff members.
Boston Globe story tells how alumnus finds fact in fiction.
The CNHS alumna will lead the Massachusetts Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses.
Honors College alumna Brianna Reyes ‘14 says that teaching Latin is about more than the language – it’s about teaching students to earn the confidence that comes from hard work and determination.
UMass Boston and Boston College High School broke ground recently on a shared baseball complex that will feature a replica Green Monster and a 500-seat field with the same dimensions as Fenway Park.
David Cash to become dean, new professors named, and alumni make their mark around the world.
On June 4, more than 500 guests gathered at the Seaport World Trade Center to celebrate UMass Boston’s Golden Gala. The gala honored former Governor Deval Patrick, celebrated the 50th anniversary of the university, and launched UMass Boston’s new Just Imagine capital campaign.
Martin T. Meehan, a former U.S. congressman who became chancellor of his alma mater, UMass Lowell, will serve as the next president of the five-campus UMass system.
“Beyond the personal recognition, the president's appointment, I believe, reflects the longstanding leadership role of UMass Boston in focusing on issues related to Asian Americans,” Watanabe said.
The Dorchester native, herself a UMass Boston alumna, explained exactly what makes the Class of 2015 special.
UMass Boston at 50: A Fiftieth-Anniversary History of the University of Massachusetts Boston tells the story of Boston's public research university, from its humble beginnings in Park Square to its current home on Columbia Point.
Class of 2015: You are now part of our remarkable alumni community which is more than 90,000 members strong. Get connected from the start and realize the benefits of this awesome network!
Strengthen your professional network! Welcome to our group, we are over 4,000 strong!
The College of Liberal Arts alumnus was featured in the Boston Globe as he conducted a dig at Old City Hall.
College of Nursing and Health Sciences will benefit from new scholarship program funded by Goddard House, the oldest nonprofit elder care organization in Massachusetts.
Dorchester Reporter Columnist Barbara McDonough '56 shares memories about her friend, Agnes (Farquharson) Smith '56 who passed away on April 24.
“It’s definitely dominated by women,” Foley says. “But I never really thought about it as something uncomfortable.”
UMass Boston parents, other family members, and students gathered on April 26 for the university's first Parent and Family event and learned about being successful partners in the learning process.
The collection features UMass Boston student-produced fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and visual art dating back to 1969, when the first surviving student literary journal, Essays I, was published.
“I feel very privileged and touched that I will be receiving this scholarship in the memory of Krystle Campbell, who was an outstanding citizen here in the city of Boston,” Micki Hall said.
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Mark Warren will study educational justice.
Teacher's College Boston alumna and former class president Ruth Van Ness Ford Holloran '36 called to let us know she's 100. Described in her yearbook as possessing "refreshing naiveté" she's proud to have been a part of TCB. Thanks, Ruth for showing us all how to live!
If College of Nursing and Health Sciences alumnus has his way, the image of chubby, pasty children hunkered down in front of their computers or personal devices will become a thing of the past.
Victoria Glazomitsky '05 directs the Nichols House Museum on Beacon Hill which helps visitors understand a fascinating period of Boston history and growth.
The nine-member 2015 UMass Marathon team, “Running for a Reason: Krystle’s Legacy,” included Casey Gavin McDonagh '12, Robyn Dangora '17, Rhonda Hodge '13.
Alumna Is plenty fit to run the Boston Marathon. But it’s the mental part that inspires her.
Gilbert Burden '15 felt his late friend's devotion in a special way at the recent 2015 UMass Boston Undergraduate Student Government Leadership Awards Dinner.
Regina “Gina” McCarthy ’76, administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, will deliver the keynote address at commencement on May 29 at the TD Garden.
Robert Croke '15, Professor of English Neal Bruss, alumna Felicia Pinckney '06, and Gilbert Burden '15 received student Government Leadership Awards on April 7 at the UMass Club.
UMass Boston's Venture Development Center helped poise her for success.
The alumna holds an MA in public administration and will serve director of development for an international design program run jointly by MIT and the Singapore University of Technology and Design.
The public affairs alumna previously served as president of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.
Students, parents, and higher education experts spoke about their experiences with student loans and college affordability.
Politicians and dignitaries descended on the UMass Boston campus March 30 for the dedication of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate.
Read the latest edition of the newsletter from the Developmental and Brain Sciences PhD program.
Alexander Zafris '12 and Bryce Celotto '17 were sworn in March 17 as members of the Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth.
A major in Art opens opportunities in many fields. Read stories of success from UMass Boston alumni.
Proven entrepreneur continues tradition of excellence in management at UMass Boston
Alumnus will join The Jordan Rich Show on WBZ 1030 to discuss his series Don't Look in the Mirror: Reflections on Mad Men
Hacer Demiroers '11 uses her energy and willingness to learn to advance quickly in local marketing and analytics startups.
The South Boston native, author of the New York Times bestselling memoir, All Souls: A Family Story From Southie and a leading activist and organizer, is teaching two courses this spring at UMass Boston.
Alumna Pam Trefler '93 has put a new twist on giving through her innovative nonprofit, Union and Fifth. UMass Boston is a Launch Partner. Let's "shop for good" together.
Nacho and Drama from the A&E reality television show Wahlburgers spent some time at UMass Boston's Beacon Beginnings orientation last summer talking to students.
The UMass Boston Performing Arts Department continues its year-long festival by producing two new one-act plays written by recent alumni under the direction of guest artist Courtney O’Connor.
Charlie Titus was honored following his last regular season game with two game balls, and Boston City Councilman Charles Yancey proclaimed Saturday, February 21 'Charlie Titus Day'.
Miren Uriarte, founding director of the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy, has been named to the governing body of the Boston Public Schools.
UMass Boston ranked no. 29 by BestValueSchools.com for its mission of public service, especially in the McCormack Graduate School.
Alumnus named chief administrative officer of Boston 2024 nonprofit organizing group.
Panelists included Julianne Malveaux, Ben Jealous, UMass Boston professor Aminah Pilgrim, and hip hop legend Warren G
Former provost and retired College of Management professor Betty Diener passed away peacefully from an illness on January 22, 2015, at the age of 74, in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Dropkick Murphys frontman Ken Casey donated $10,000 this month to UMass Boston’s William Joiner Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences, in support of the institute’s veterans community outreach programs.
Vitech Systems Group has appointed CLA alumnus Stephen Brandt '12 as senior vice president of sales.
Professors, researchers, and students have finally moved into the ISC, kicking off the semester with new classes and research projects.
Boston 2024, the private nonprofit behind the city’s Olympic bid, released renderings showing what an Olympic Village on UMass Boston's Bayside property could look like
Neetzan Zimmerman '07 has been named as senior director of audience and strategy at political website The Hill.
Joyce A. Murphy ‘74 receives a 2015 Pinnacle Award from the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, which honors female leaders who have achieved excellence in business and management.
Read about happenings at the College of Liberal Arts.
The mayor recently visited the University of Massachusetts Boston to hear proposals from eight of Erin O’Brien’s Honors College students who spent their fall semester creating plans to revitalize Dorchester’s iconic Strand Theatre.
The numbers are in. Over $88,000 was raised from Nov. 2 to #GivingTuesday on Dec. 2. Thank you to everyone who made a gift or served as a social media ambassador. Stay tuned for next year's campaign and how you can help!
This year's Education for Service Award recipients, Professor Edith G. DeAngelis, Henry Mahoney ’63 posthumously, Thomas G. Feenan ’66, ’69 and Andy DiPaolo ’68, were honored on December 4.
"Let me introduce you to Giving Tuesday, and how the University of Massachusetts Boston is using it to help raise support for its students and programs."
Jennifer Flanagan (BA in Political Science) has successfully secured her seat as State Senator once again, beating out opponent Richard Bastien with 60 percent of the vote.
"This new facility is a great example of what we can accomplish together when we have a strategic vision."
At the request of Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, students in Associate Professor of Political Science Erin O’Brien’s honors class are helping to enliven the Upham’s Corner section of Dorchester.
"I look forward to engaging with you, and being inspired by your vision for our future," says Dean David Terkla.
"You are an important member of our community and our partnership is vital for the college’s continued success," Dean Jorge Haddock says.
College of Education and Human Development Dean Michael Middleton believes UMass Boston offers unparalleled opportunities for educators.
See how giving has made a difference for the UMass Boston community.
Donors were thanked in September for their generous support of the UMass Boston Fund. Nearly 17 percent make gifts each year. Slides»
The College of Management MBA graduate has coached the Beacons for the past six years. Congratulations, Tyler!
Alumnus graduated from the College of Management and McCormack Graduate School of Public Policy and Global Studies.
“A new focus on creating athletic endowments will lay the ground work for the future growth of our athletic program," says Garin Veris, director of external development for UMass Boston athletics.
Patrick Gaston is president of the Western Union Foundation. He says the roots of his success grew here on Columbia Point. Listen»
The College of Liberal Arts alumna is a career resource librarian in the university's Office of Career Services and Internships and has worked at UMass Boston for 23 years.
College of Advancing and Professional Studies (CAPS) offers new online graduate certificate in International Development.
Bill Walczak ’79 founded Codman Square Health Center while a UMass Boston student. See more of UMass Boston at 50.
Eighteen students received scholarships from the Alumni Association at an awards ceremony on June 25, 2014.
Foley was a treasured volunteer and benefactor. Memorial gifts may be directed to the Dr. and Mrs. Michael T. Foley Scholarship which supports students in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.
Jennifer Barone, career specialist for the College of Liberal Arts at UMass Boston, recently joined Radio Boston to discuss the topic.
Freshman named Little East Rookie of the Week and more Beacons news.
Displayed in the Campus Center, the model offers an exciting and concrete glimpse of the future.
The College of Liberal Arts alumnus accepts position at Acella Construction.
The College of Management alumnus will oversee athletics at Winchester High School.
The Senior Associate at McGladrey LLP, has been inducted into Worldwide Who’s Who for Excellence in Accounting & Auditing Services.
Former Beacons hockey captain giving back as RN.
Former Beacons volleyball star signs pro contract in Austria.
ESL teacher wants to make a difference at the Green Meadow School in Maynard.
Tim Callahan '75, and his wife, Mary '80, are featured in New York Times Booming’s “Making It Last” column which profiles baby boomer couples who have been together 25 years or more.
Rebecca Small's studies in ocean science and art have led to a novel art form.
Associate Professor Duncan Nelson's Video Ode to Alumni
"Of all you Graduates a Praiser . . ." Ode pdf
Three days on the UMass Boston campus connected classmates and celebrated the legacies of numerous teaching careers. An array of events, on land and sea, rekindled the spirit of Huntington Avenue. A class gift will carry on "Education for Service."
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"Their [UMass Boston professors] passion towards literature was infectious and I quickly realized literature was my true academic passion."
"Our students are very motivated and goal driven," says Professor of Accounting and Finance Arindam Bandopadhyaya.
Read our Q & A on why else he loves UMass Boston and how the university is helping him achieve his goals and those of his students.
Dan Joyce's career path took him from a Lynn nightclub to one of Boston's oldest financial services firms. Here's how UMass Boston helped the class of '82 alumnus and why it has inspired him to give back.
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can help you and UMass Boston. At the last moment, Congress passed . . .
Jim and Marie O'Sullivan, both graduates of the class of 1980, turned the loss of a classmate to a positive family tradition.
Successful Entrepreneur Mark Atkins ’71 Returns to Share Business Expertise with Students
He is joining the College of Management as a lecturer in spring 2013.
“The university played such a pivotal role in forming the foundation of my life that it would be like abandoning my family to choose not to be a part of the UMass Boston community,” says Lornie Bullerwell.
"UMass Boston students bring a level of maturity and a broader perspective," says Atkinson, who will be the featured speaker at State Street Connect
on October 25.