PhD Student to Research Boston’s COVID-Related Initiatives Through Rappaport Public Policy Fellowship
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Boston's Digital Equity Fund is partnering with numerous companies and organizations to provide free or low-cost Internet services or devices to qualifying low-income residents. PhD student Kelsey Edmond will conduct research on these initiatives.
Global governance and human security doctoral graduate Timothy Adivilah Balag'kutu and public policy doctoral graduate Rose Nyaondo were awarded for their thesis projects that explores issues facing the African continent.
Ellen Birchander is the recipient of this year’s Graduate Program Director Award for Outstanding Student Mentorship.
As we reach the end of a truly unforgettable school year, we recognize students who have gone above and beyond to showcase commitment to their studies.
COVID Means Tobacco Use Among Sexual & Gender Minority Populations Needs to Be Addressed, Researchers Say
Two professors at UMass Boston’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences (CNHS) and graduate students from CNHS and the McCormack Graduate School are making the case for why tobacco-related health disparities among sexual and gender minority populations need to be addressed in this age of COVID-19.
The Roy J. Zuckerberg Endowment Leadership Prize is presented bi-annually to a UMass faculty or staff member who “leads by serving, by giving, and by pointing the way." The newest recipient is Rebecca Herst, director of UMass Boston's Sustainable Solutions Lab.
Global higher education research company QS Quacquarelli Symonds has ranked UMass Boston No. 9 in Massachusetts and No. 79 overall on its inaugural ranking of top universities in the United States, with diversity, employability, and internationalization being key factors.
In a virtual world, communication can lead to confusion and conflict. My friend’s text message felt chilly – is she upset with me? How can I respond productively to an email that made me angry? I have a problem, should I video-chat my professor?
“Older People are Part of the Solution”: A Conversation with Beth Dugan on COVID-19 in Aging Populations
Beth Dugan, an Associate Professor in the Department of Gerontology who focuses on healthy aging, has been a go-to resource for the Commonwealth and the media in responding to the COVID crisis.
Students in the McCormack Graduate School are finding COVID-19 impacting their personal and professional lives as well as their research.