Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Congratulations to the students on their academic achievement!
ReadMedia- The following local residents were among the close to 3,000 students from the University of Massachusetts Boston who made the Fall 2012 Dean's List: Alexander Moffatt, a resident of Burlington. Nikita Chauhan, a resident of Burlington. Keri Sullivan, a resident of Burlington. Angela Lumenello, a resident of Burlington. With a growing reputation for innovative research addressing complex issues, UMass Boston, metropolitan Boston's only public university, offers its diverse student population both an intimate learning environment and the rich experience of a great American city. UMass Boston's nine colleges and graduate schools serve nearly 16,000 students while engaging local, national, and international constituents through …
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
The chemist whom the state blames for tainting evidence in thousands of drug cases appears to have lied on the witness stand about having a master's degree in chemistry.
Officials have added perjury to claims against a "rogue chemist" at the shuttered state drug lab in Jamaica Plain. It emerged Tuesday that Annie Dookhan, whose actions may have tainted 34,000 drug cases, appears to have lied in court by claiming a master's degree in chemistry. Dookhan, formerly known as Annie Khan, earned an undergraduate bachelor of science degree in biochemistry from UMass Boston in 2001. But, in contradiction of her testimony in a 2010 drug case, she doesn't have a master's. "We have no record of her doing subsequent graduate work at our campus," a UMass official told the Associated Press. 'No one has heard her side' Meanwhile, as convicted criminals have begun to be freed in cases where Dookhan's evidence was used, the…
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Congratulations to the Burlington Student on their academic achievements.
ReadMedia: The following local residents were among over 3,000 students from the University of Massachusetts Boston who made the Fall 2011 Dean's List: Madelaine Martin, a resident of Burlington, MA. Nehal Madviya, a resident of Burlington, MA. Olivia Umana, a resident of Burlington, MA. Angela Lumenello, a resident of Burlington, MA. Leigha Levesque, a resident of Burlington, MA. Sheillanne Wambui, a resident of Burlington, MA. Najrul Usta, a resident of Burlington, MA. UMass Boston has an undergraduate enrollment of more than 11,000 students and offers degrees in dozens of academic majors. UMass was one of 218 colleges and universities to recently make The Princeton Review's "Best in the Northeast."