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U.S. News: UMass Boston’s Graduate Programs Among Nation’s Best

Crystal Valencia | April 02, 2021

UMass Boston’s graduate programs in sociology, education, nursing, and public affairs are ranked as top 100 programs on U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Graduate Schools list, released this week. The biggest jumper is UMass Boston’s graduate programs in education, up 14 spots from the 2021 list.

UMass Boston Experts Predict Domestic Policies Under the Biden-Harris Administration

Danielle Bilotta | February 25, 2021

The McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies hosted their second of three virtual panels discussing what we can expect from the new Biden-Harris Administration last week.

College of Education’s Dean Berger Appointed Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Office of Communications | December 07, 2020

College of Education and Human Development Dean Joseph Berger has been appointed to be the next provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs for the University of Massachusetts Boston. Effective February 1, 2021, he will become the thirteenth permanent provost of the university.

Professor Wins Top Award for Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology

Crystal Valencia | November 18, 2020

Professor and Graduate Program Director of Counseling Psychology Sharon Horne has received the 2020 Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology from the American Psychological Association—one of the most prestigious honors given by the national organization.

Chancellor Appoints First Special Advisor for Black Life at UMass Boston

Office of Communications | November 10, 2020

UMass Boston Chancellor Marcelo Suárez-Orozco today announced the appointment of Associate Professor Joseph N. Cooper as special assistant to the chancellor for Black life.

Applause for 2020 Faculty and Student Honorees

Office of Communications | October 20, 2020

Acknowledging this year’s award winners

Dr. Serra Acar receives the Merle B. Karnes Award for Service to the Division for Early Childhood.

Gary Chan | October 19, 2020

Dr. Serra Acar receives the Merle B. Karnes Award for Service to the Division for Early Childhood.

Dr. Tara Parker receives the 2020 Presidential Medal: Local Change Agent Award Honorable Mention from the Association for the Study of Higher Education.

Gary Chan | October 19, 2020

2020 Presidential Medal: Local Change Agent Award Honorable Mention from the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE)

Institute for Community Inclusion’s Think College Receives $10M Grant on Inclusive Higher Education

DeWayne Lehman | October 15, 2020

The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education has awarded Think College at the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI), University of Massachusetts Boston, a five-year, $10 million cooperative agreement.

UMass Boston Professor Becomes Leading Voice on COVID-19 Crisis in Chile

Crystal Valencia | September 09, 2020

Now more than six months into quarantine, Professor Gonzalo Bacigalupe has become a leading voice on the COVID-19 pandemic in Chile.