University of Massachusetts Boston

Chinese culture and language Classes | March 2

Would you like to learn more about Chinese culture or study Mandarin at the beginner level? Starting Saturday, March 2, 2013, the Confucius Institute is offering three non-credit courses. Classes will be on the UMass Boston campus and taught by native speakers.


Chinese Culture: Past & Present

As an ancient country undergoing massive social changes since the late 70's, China is drawing attention from the world. This course is an introduction to 5000 years of Chinese culture and offers perspectives on how Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism and other philosophies of life have deeply influenced Chinese culture.

Saturdays 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

March 2 - May 11, 2013

only $100

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University of Massachusetts Boston (UMass Boston) Graduate Program for Women in Politics and Public Policy





Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

September through May


The Program for Women in Politics and Public Policy is a two-semester graduate certificate program that prepares women to serve at all levels of government, take on leadership roles in non-profit organizations, hold elected office, and pursue advanced degrees, most frequently in law and public policy. The program offers a unique combination of graduate-level academic work in policy studies, analytical and research skills, and carefully supervised professional field work in addition to advising, counseling, and professional development services. The program begins in September and runs through May. Students take four courses as a cohort (in addition to their internship) that combine the theory and practice of public policy analysis and research.


100 Morrissey Blvd. John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies
Boston, MA 02125
United States
How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 

Call or email Ms. Stewartson.

University of Massachusetts Boston (UMass Boston)


(617) 287-5000


The University of Massachusetts Boston, one of five campuses of the University of Massachusetts, is nationally recognized as a model of excellence for urban universities. A comprehensive, doctoral-granting campus, we provide challenging teaching, distinguished research, and extensive service which particularly respond to the academic and economic needs of the state's urban areas and their diverse populations.

The University of Massachusetts Boston strives to:

- Sustain a faculty dedicated to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching
- Provide innovative and programs that can respond in a timely manner to societal issues and problems
- Meet the needs of both traditional and nontraditional students
- Continue to promote diversity among students, faculty, and staff
- Conduct educational, scholarly, and service activities that contribute to meeting the needs of a diverse society
- Nurture both pure and applied research to advance knowledge and to create a better society for all
- Devote research and public service activities to the cultural, social, and economic development of Great Boston and the global community
- Dedicate itself to understanding and improving the environment and the well being of citizens of this region


UMass Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd
Boston, MA 02125
United States
How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 

Student interested in taking courses or enrolling can Apply Here

Applications can also be mailed to:
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125-3393
Fax: (617) 287-5999

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