In The Media

Man About Canton ›

Canton Citizen | July 02, 2020
Alumnus David Turcotte is the new principal of Canton High School. Turcotte has a master's degree in special education from UMass Boston.

Opposing Corruption in Psychiatric Science a Human Rights Imperative ›

Mad in America | June 25, 2020
Lisa Cosgrove, a professor of counseling and school psychology at UMass Boston, discussed four dimensions of commercial bias in psychiatry -psychiatric taxonomy, psychotropic drug trials, clinical care guidelines, and medical education- in a recent article published in Health and Human Rights

Amy Cardoso Named 2020 Commonwealth Heroine ›

Patch | June 24, 2020
Amy Cardoso, an English teacher in Woburn Memorial High School's PEAK program who earned her MEd from UMass Boston, is a 2020 Commonwealth Heroine: A woman nominated by a state legislator who performs "unheralded acts daily that make our homes, neighborhoods, cities and towns better places to live."

UMass Dartmouth Faculty Member Among Manning Prize for Teaching Excellence Winners ›

South Coast Today | June 24, 2020
Five University of Massachusetts faculty were awarded the 2020 Manning Prize for Excellence in Teaching. The honorees — including Kristin Murphy, an assistant professor of special education in UMass Boston's College of Education and Human Development — will receive $10,000 awards.

Cardinal Cushing Centers Announced New President, CEO ›

Wicked Local | June 17, 2020
Michelle Markowitz, who was certified in contemporary practices in developmental disabilities leadership and management from the Institute for Community Inclusion, School for Global Inclusion & Social Development at UMass Boston, has been named the new president and CEO of Cardinal Cushing Centers.

How Will Protests Shape What Pro Sports Leagues, Teams Do to Make Change? ›

WGBH | June 09, 2020
J. Keith Motley Endowed Chair of Sport Leadership and Administration Joseph Cooper said what matters is what happens when protests aren't convenient, when institutions are challenged to follow up a Twitter statement with action, or when a human rights stance isn't in franchises' business interests.

Meghan Kallman Announces Run for Senate District 15 ›

Uprise RI | May 29, 2020
"We need to create an environment that encourages students to learn, families to thrive, and businesses to grow,” said Meghan Kallman, an assistant professor of international development in the School for Global Inclusion and Social Development at UMass Boston.

Nate Bryant to Lead North Shore Community College in Massachusetts ›

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education | May 25, 2020
UMass Boston alumnus Nate Bryant has been selected to serve as the interim president of North Shore Community College. Bryant has a doctorate in higher education from UMass Boston.

Fear Sent Her Chinatown Restaurant Spiraling. The Challenges to Reopening Feel ‘Just Impossible.’ ›

The Washington Post | May 16, 2020
Shirley Tang, an associate professor of Asian American studies at UMass Boston, said collaboration across generations and cultures can help mobilize Asian Americans to produce not only stronger businesses but stronger communities.

How Neurodivergent Students Are Getting Through the Pandemic ›

Inside Higher Ed | May 13, 2020
"Thinking about going to college is hard enough for a young person," said Meg Grigal, co-director of Think College at the Institute for Community Inclusion. "If students also need certain supports but can't visit colleges to see what they have, it could make them change their mind about enrolling."