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UMass Boston Gerontology Program Creates Doctoral Scholarship Focused on Under-Represented Communities

Frank Caro Scholarship for Social Justice in Aging honors former gerontology department chair, journal editor, and mentor The Gerontology Institute and Department of Gerontology at UMass Boston have created a scholarship for doctoral students who are dedicated to prioritizing under-represented… Continue Reading →

Remembering Frank Caro: Inspiring Leader and Key Figure in Development of UMass Boston Gerontology Program

By Len Fishman and Jeffrey Burr The field of gerontology has lost a pioneer with the death of Professor Emeritus Frank Caro, an inspiring and beloved figure at UMass Boston. He died on October 2, at age 84. Frank was… Continue Reading →

Gerontology Institute Marks 35th Anniversary With Symposium Celebrating Past and Looking to Future

Any celebration of an important anniversary should honor the past and also look to the future. So it was at the Gerontology Institute‚Äôs 35th anniversary symposium held on campus last week. A panel of founders and other past leaders of… Continue Reading →

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