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100 Morrissey blvd.
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office: 617-287-5760
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Evy: Monday - Thursday 13:00 - 19:00 EST*

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2020-2021 MA Thesis Moratorium

There is currently a moratorium on MA theses. Please read this announcement for more information.


Information about the December Capstone Exam has been posted in the Capstone Exam Group. Please check there for the RSVP, Exam Handbook, Sample Questions, and a recording of the most recent InfoSession.

SPRING 2021 - Advising & Course Registration

Information about Spring 2021 courses, advising, and registration is now posted.  Keep an eye out for an email from your academic advisor as well :-)  Please read the above InfoPost to see which courses are offered next spring, and information about how to sign up :-)


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Capstone Exercise

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Field Experience

Information on APLING 698: The Field Experience. Information on waiving the Field Experience.See More
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"Kind reminder: Capstone-Exam RSVP is due this Friday if you'd like to take the exam this Friday :-)"
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October 29 and November 10 Panel Discussion Invitations from Radcliffe Institute: Education Justice: Why Prison Classrooms Matter

Education Justice: Why Prison Classrooms MatterThursday, October 29, 4 PMRadcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard UniversityONLINE ONLY “What college does, it helps us learn about the nation,” said Rodney Spivey-Jones, a 2017 Bard College graduate currently incarcerated at Fishkill Correctional Facility in New York, in the docuseries College behind Bars. “It helps us become civic beings. It helps us understand that we have an interest in our community, that our community is a…See More
Apostolos K. posted a status
"Happy Friday everyone! Just a quick note that there is no "Coffee Time" this Friday. Back to caffeination next Friday :-)"
Jacqueline S Sevillano-Campo added a discussion to the group Main Office

Paid teaching opportunities available in OLLI

Hello :)This came in by email today. It is a nice opportunity. Check the details below if you are interested.  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Dear UMass Boston Graduate Students, We hope you are safe and well. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) is seeking master’s and doctoral students to teach a 5-week, non-credit ONLINE Zoom course in your area of study or area of interest (1.5 hours per week). Whether you’re in the US or Bolivia or Russia (as some of our instructors were this semester), we’re excited to hear from you! OLLI is a program of over 1,100 retired and semi-retired lifelong learners! Teaching with OLLI is an excellent way to develop your own course and engage with a friendly audience, receiving guidance and mentorship along the way. Upon completion of teaching the course with positive student evaluations, instructors…See More
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The Book Club

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This is a book group hosted by the UMass Boston Applied Linguistics department. While the group h...

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