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Alumni Profile: Neetzan Zimmerman ’07
Top internet blogger Neetzan Zimmerman ’07 has a knack for knowing what people find interesting.

Robert H. Quinn Honored
Quinn, former government official and chair of the UMass Board of Trustees, passed away earlier this year.
Grad Student Named Miss India USA
Lab technician and UMass Boston management student Mansee Sangani has another title to add to her résumé: she’s the new Miss India USA.
Advancing Women's Leadership
Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy  
Spring 2014
Newsletter.
Community Development Major Offered
Students can now major in community development in UMass Boston's College of Public and Community Service (CPCS).  
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy '76 Visits
Gina McCarthy '76 says her anthropology degree prepared her for the top environmental post in the country.
Future Alumni Dress for Success
The Alumni Association and Student Philanthropy and Alumni Council Supports Career Services first "Dress for Success" event. 
Student Managed Fund Shows Solid Returns
Student Managed Fund helps College of Management Students navigate the complex world of finance. Investors? The fund is showing solid progress!
University is “Transportation Trailblazer”
A new MASSPIRG report says UMass Boston is leading a nationwide trend toward providing options for students to go car-free.  

Patrick Gaston '83: Top Black Corporate Leader
The College of Management alumnus is president
of the Western Union Foundation for Western Union,
a global leader in financial services.
 
IBM Partnership and Other News: Report to the Board of Trustees
A new university collaboration will develop ways to broaden access to technology for people with disabilities. This story and more in the February 2014 Board of Trustees report.
Grant Supports Cancer Research
An $8 million grant for a project led by UMass Boston and the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center will advance cancer research.
New Partnership with New England Aquarium
UMass Boston and the New England Aquarium have launched a first-of-its-kind partnership to encourage collaborative research.
 Marathon Victim Honored by Scholarship
Marathon runners will honor the memory of Krystle Campbell '13 while CNHS students will staff medical tents at the finish line.
Cliff Hopkins '92: From UMass Boston to Top Google Post
Marketing Director, Search & Commerce at Google, the alumnus says UMass Boston set the stage for a creative and satisfying career..
Brian Daniels '96 Named Principal of Chatham, MA Middle School
"I would call myself a champion of the arts,” said Daniels, who received a master's degree in critical and creative thinking.  
UMass Funds Student Financial Aid

UMass system directs $148 million of its own funds toward financial aid for students to maintain affordability and access and keep student debt manageable. 
 Walsh Administration's Joyce Linehan '96,'04
Read this Boston Magazine story about UMass Boston's alumna.
UMass Boston Love Stories
Valentine's Day was the perfect opportunity to celebrate the relationships the university has made possible.
Women in Politics and Public Policy Alumna Leads Domestic Violence Initiative
Patricia Hohl '13 is overseeing the national implementation of an innovative program to protect women experiencing domestic violence. 
UMass Student Helps Advocate for Tuition Freeze
College of Management student Katie Kaiser's civic engagement serves as example of the need for increased investment in public higher education.
Watch our New Academic Building Take Shape!
The four-story building will provide nearly 2,000 seats in state-of-the-art general purpose classrooms, faculty and staff offices, a café, student lounge and study spaces, and spaces for art, chemistry, and performing arts.
UMass Boston Mourns the Loss of Professor of English Joel Blair
Blair help to found the Honors Program and was a generous donor to its students.
Alumna Endows New Scholarship
Leiko Lumiere '12 hopes to draw more international students to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.
New Honors College -- Alumni Reception to Celebrate
College educates students who are being prepared to respond with innovative approaches to complex problems. 
Robert H. Quinn Remembered as Education Advocate
Tremendous advocate for UMass Boston; instrumental in bringing the university to its present home on Columbia Point in the 1970s.
VMware Appoints Ben Fathi '82, '85 as Chief Technology Officer
Fathi Brings More Than 30 Years of R&D Innovation and Industry Experience to VMware Leadership Team. Congratulations Ben!
‘Doesn’t Like to Be Called a Machine’  Neetzan Zimmerman '07 Leaving Gawker
Former Gawker editor moves on to top role at Whisper.
Mayor Walsh Names Alumnus as Interim Fire Commissioner
John F. Hasson '78 is a 41-year veteran of the department.“The Boston Fire Department will be in great hands under the leadership of John Hasson,” says Walsh. 
McCormack Impact Newsletter: January 2014
McCormack helps Mayor Marty Walsh transition to leadership; Bridges Project
links Muslim community and law enforcement; alumni networking event; and more.
UMass Boston Magazine: Fall/Winter
Mayor Menino '88: A Student of Education; Tackling Environmental Issues on Nantucket; Saving Boston's Hip Hop; Commencement 2013; and more!
Dr. Michael Foley's Legacy Continues through UMass Boston Scholarship
Foley was a treasured volunteer and benefactor. Memorial gifts may be directed to the Dr. and Mrs. Michael T. Foley Scholarship which supports students in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. 
Alumna Susan Fox '92 Directs Acoustical Society of America
The Acoustical Society of America is the premier international scientific society in acoustics devoted to the science of technology of sound.
UMass Boston: Right Place, Right Time for Veteran Danny Hernandez '09
Veteran receives boost of confidence from Veterans Upward Bound program.
A Tribute to Distinguished Service
2013 Boston State College celebration honors four alumni who have made a difference in the lives of thousands.
Boston State Alumnus Bill Bratton Named NYPD Commissioner
"My education at Boston State was simultaneous to my education as an officer on the streets of Boston," says Bratton.
Career Networking Event Connects Alumni
Alumni Relations and Career Services and Internships collaborate to support alumni in their career development.
UMass Boston: Remembering Nelson Mandela
Chancellor J. Keith Motley reflects on the former South African president and connections between his exemplary life and the university's mission.
What UMass Boston Means to Me
Professor Marc Prou '78 reflects how the university shaped his life, how it has changed, and its twin values of excellence and access. 
Annual Gathering Brings Pleasure
Teachers College alumna Barbara McDonough '56 shares the joys of reconnecting with classmates and helping future teachers. 
“Connecting the Dots:” Board of Visitors Strengthens Student Success
Board creates alliances; develops programs to enrich academic life and community engagement
Alumnus receives National Award for Teaching
Congratulations to James Moonan '06 the 41st Milken Award recipient for his excellence as a math teacher.
Teachers College Alumni Support Future Educators
Teachers College graduates recently renewed ties and continued their legacy through their scholarship. Slide show>

Stephen Condon '73 Named President of Laurel University
Boston State College alumnus is an experienced academic leader with a track record for academic success, enrollment growth, and fundraising.
Sanofi Partnership Promotes Student Success
College of Science and Mathematics receives major gift.
Know Career Prospects Before Choosing Degree
Jennifer Barone, career specialist for the College of Liberal Arts at UMass Boston, recently joined Radio Boston to discuss the topic.
Volleyball Sweeps Little East Conference
Freshman named Little East Rookie of the Week and more Beacons news.
Model of New Academic Building Unveiled
Displayed in the Campus Center, the model offers an exciting and concrete glimpse of the future. 
Joe Bulen '85 Named Project Superintendent

The College of Liberal Arts alumnus accepts position at Acella Construction.


Marc Arria '05 named Athletic Director
The College of Management alumnus will oversee athletics at Winchester High School.
Amanda S. Hulien '01 Honored
The Senior Associate at McGladrey LLP, has been inducted into Worldwide Who’s Who for Excellence in Accounting & Auditing Services.
Profile: Nhan Bang '10
ESL teacher wants to make a difference at the Green Meadow School in Maynard.
Jim Ennis '11  Becomes RN
Former Beacons hockey captain giving back as RN.  
Dr. Adam Stearn '03 Named Professor
Marian Court College named Stearn '03 as a professor in the criminal justice department.
Shannon Thompson '13 Goes Pro
Former Beacons volleyball star signs pro contract in Austria.
Alumni Love that Lasts
Tim Callahan '75, and his wife, Mary '80, are featured in New York Times Booming’s “Making It Last” column which profiles baby boomer couples who have been together 25 years or more.
Time for Creativity: Alumna Pioneers
Rebecca Small's studies in ocean science and art have led to a novel art form.
Joseph Abboud '72, Label a Perfect fit Again
Boston Globe story tells how after 8 years, deal lets him regain his brand.
Bench Continues Memory of Professor Gordon T. Wallace, PhD
Family and alumni gathered on July 12, 2013 to dedicate a bench in the professor's memory.
Alumni Association Expands Student Support
Paola Baez '13 is one of 12 recipients who received a scholarship at the association's June meeting. Read about what they love about UMass Boston and their favorite professors and view photos.
Peter Kiang: Faculty Profile
A new $2 million Department of Education grant, the only of this kind given to a New England research university, showcases UMass Boston's commitment to Asian Americans. Peter Kiang has been a leader in this cause.
Gina McCarthy '76 Named EPA Administrator
"This university gave me everything I needed to know about attitude," said McCarthy when she visited campus in 2010. Video> 
UMass Boston Alumni Mark 20th Anniversary of Higher Ed EdD Program
Graduates put program’s commitment to diversity, social justice into practice.
Krystle Campbell Scholarship
Your gift will honor the memory of the former UMass Boston student and marathon victim Krystle Campbell and support students in the College of Management.  
UMass Boston Runs on Duncan (Nelson)
Associate Professor Duncan Nelson's Video Ode to Alumni
 "Of all you Graduates a Praiser . . ." Ode pdf
Class of 1963 Celebrates with Panache
Three days on the UMass Boston campus connected classmates and celebrated the legacies of numerous teaching careers. An array of events, on land and sea, rekindled the spirit of Huntington Avenue. A class gift will carry on "Education for Service."
New Alumni: Join our Linkedin Group!
Strengthen your professional network!  Welcome to our group.
New Alumni: Follow Us on Twitter!
Stay in touch with the university and with alumni accomplishments, connections, and more!
Profile: Author and Professor Ken Tangvik '81
"Their [UMass Boston professors] passion towards literature was infectious and I quickly realized literature was my true academic passion."
Q and A with Professor Bandopadhyaya
"Our students are very motivated and goal driven," says Professor of Accounting and Finance Arindam Bandopadhyaya.
Read our Q & A on why else he loves UMass Boston and how the university is helping him achieve his goals and those of his students.
 College of Nursing and Health Sciences Announces New Programs
The university invites alumni to consider expanded MA and PhD offerings in exercise and health sciences.
From Rock and Roll to Moors and Cabot
Dan Joyce's career path took him from a Lynn nightclub to one of Boston's oldest financial services firms. Here's how UMass Boston helped the class of '82 alumnus and why it has inspired him to give back.
IRA Charitable Rollover is back for 2012 and 2013
Good News! The Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012
can help you and UMass Boston. At the last moment, Congress passed . . .
Alumni Couple Continues Tradition of College Access
Jim and Marie O'Sullivan, both graduates of the class of 1980, turned the loss of a classmate to a positive family tradition.
A Time for “Returning:” Alumnus Gives Back
Successful Entrepreneur Mark Atkins ’71 Returns to Share Business Expertise with Students
He is joining the College of Management as a lecturer in spring 2013.
Lornie Bullerwell '69 and Christine DePalma '04, '09 Share Why They Give Back
“The university played such a pivotal role in forming the foundation of my life that it would be like abandoning my family to choose not to be a part of the UMass Boston community,” says Lornie Bullerwell.
Profile: Tracy Atkinson '88, State Street Executive
"UMass Boston students bring a level of maturity and a broader perspective," says Atkinson, who will be the featured speaker at State Street Connect on October 25.
  

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