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Class of 2018 and the future!

May 02, 2018

As the academic year of 17-18 comes to a close we asked our class of 2018 what they would be doing next year. We have been privileged to know these students. Congratulations Class of 2018 URise!...

Spanish majors Stephen Lunde and James Flaherty presenting at the NETA

April 28, 2018

Spanish majors Stephen Lunde and James Flaherty presenting at the NETA Conference (New England Translators Association) at UMASS Boston this past Saturday. They were part of a panel organized by...

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Café Olé – Conversation Hour in Spanish (CANCELED)

4th Floor Lounge, Herter Hall
12:00 pm

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In accordance with the University’s recent announcement regarding on-campus events, no live events will be hosted for the remainder of the spring semester.

Alumni Profile

Krista Webb '17

“I believe that it is truly important for us to grow and step out of privilege here in the US. We take so many things for granted. Why not use your position and privilege to do good?”

Krista Webb is a Class of 2017 UMass alumna from Templeton, Massachusetts. Her cultural fluency and love for travel have opened countless doors for her both personally and professionally. Over the years, Krista has travelled to many different countries and her travels have solidified her passion for helping others and serving the community.  

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