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UMass Boston Students Find UWIN Program Valuable

Maedot Kassa, Communications Correspondent | March 05, 2019

UMass Boston has partnered with Boston-based investment firm Loomis, Sayles & Company to recruit student interns through the Undergraduate Women’s Investment Network (UWIN).

Sustainable Solutions Lab Kicks Off Spring Semester With a Gathering to Celebrate Barr Foundation Grant

Saadia Ahmad G'17 | February 08, 2019

Last week, on Wednesday, January 30, the Sustainable Solutions Lab (SSL) sponsored a gathering to kick-off the spring semester and celebrate a $1 million grant from the Barr Foundation.

Honors College’s First Minor Offers In- and Out-of-Class Exploration

Colleen Locke | January 24, 2019

The first minor offered by UMass Boston’s Honors College provides students within and outside of the Honors College the opportunity to wrestle with income disparity, mobility, opportunity, privilege, and inequality through a combination of traditional in-class training and experiential learning.

Barr Foundation Awards UMass Boston’s Sustainable Solutions Lab $1 Million for Climate Resilience Work

Colleen Locke | December 12, 2018

The Barr Foundation has awarded $1 million to the UMass Foundation to support the Sustainable Solutions Lab's climate resilience work.

UMass Boston Report Recommends Laws Revamp for ‘Good Governance’ in Climate Change Era

Office of Communications | September 28, 2018

A new independent report from UMass Boston’s Sustainable Solutions Lab, sponsored by the Green Ribbon Commission with support from the Barr Foundation, finds that for Boston to be ready for climate change, governance structures have to be upgraded.

UMass Boston Earns Top Marks from USC’s Race and Equity Center

Office of Communications | September 25, 2018

UMass Boston has the second highest score on a new national ranking that assesses how well public universities serve African American students.

UMass Boston Jumps 11 Spots in U.S. News & World Report’s National Rankings

Office of Communications | September 10, 2018

The University of Massachusetts Boston has jumped eleven spots in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges List, released this morning. UMass Boston is now No. 104 in the Top Public Schools category.

UMass Boston Writes the Book (Again) on Green Chemistry

Colleen Locke | July 26, 2018

Two UMass Boston professors have edited a second edition of their green chemistry textbook, Green Techniques for Organic Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry, which has been used in classrooms worldwide since it was first released in 2012.

CM Undergraduate Programs Staff Participate in NACADA Region One Conference

College of Management | June 07, 2018

Staff in the College of Management Undergraduate Program Office (UPO) had the opportunity to attend the NACADA Region One Annual Conference in Springfield, MA

UMass Boston Report: Boston Harbor Barrier Costs Would Outweigh Benefits

Sustainable Solutions Lab | May 29, 2018

As the City of Boston advances solutions to protect neighborhoods from climate change-induced flooding, a new independent report released today by the Sustainable Solutions Lab at UMass Boston advises against pursuing a harbor barrier in coming decades as part of larger resilience efforts.