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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.

Special Education Professor Receives Manning Prize for Excellence in Teaching

Crystal Valencia | June 25, 2020

Assistant Professor of Special Education Kristin Murphy was honored Wednesday during a special Zoom ceremony as one of five University of Massachusetts faculty to receive the 2020 Manning Prize for Excellence in Teaching.

Lindsay Fallon Selected As One of This Year’s Recipients of the Lightner Witmer Award

Gary Chan, CEHD | June 02, 2020

Presented by APA's Division 16: Division of School Psychology, this is the biggest award an early career faculty member can receive in the field of school psychology.

Graduate Studies Selects Two Students for Top Commencement Honors

DeWayne Lehman | May 28, 2020

The Office of Graduate Studies this year selected two students to receive top honors and serve as commencement speakers: Christie Towers and Marta Pagán-Ortiz.