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Bat Boy: The Musical Launches New University Hall Theatre, Opening Thursday

Bill Doncaster | November 28, 2016

Rock and roll, horror, comic musical explores prejudice through a half-bat, half-boy, made famous by the Weekly World News

UMass Boston Researchers Find Evidence of Original 1620 Plymouth Settlement

Colleen Locke | November 21, 2016

Three hundred and ninety-five years after Pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving in Plymouth, Massachusetts, researchers from UMass Boston’s Andrew Fiske Memorial Center for Archaeological Research can say they have definitively discovered evidence of the original 1620 Plymouth settlement.

Trotter Institute Director to Discuss Phillis Wheatley on May 8 at Boston Public Library

Office of Communications | November 04, 2016

Barbara Lewis will be exploring the world into which poet Phillis Wheatley stepped on the eve of the commonwealth's freedom era.

Alumni Association Supports Beacons Student Success Fellowship; Paid Internships Continue

Colleen Locke | October 28, 2016

The UMass Boston Alumni Association has made a three-year commitment of $170,000 to support the Beacons Student Success Fellowship.

Six Word Story Contest Returns; Deadline is November 18

Office of Communications | October 21, 2016

Open to all UMass Boston undergraduates. Send entries to 6wordstorycontest@gmail.com by November 18, 2016. The winner receives $100; two runners up receive $50.

UMass Boston to Celebrate Ribbon Cutting of New University Hall

Office of Communications | October 14, 2016

University Hall is the newest completed project in the university’s master plan.

New Labor Studies Program Director Discusses Human Rights, History of Solidarity with Latin America

Colleen Locke | October 11, 2016

The new director of UMass Boston’s Labor Studies Program and Labor Resource Center had one message he wanted audience members to take away from his first public lecture on campus: the labor studies major is open for business

UMass Boston Professors Honored with Leventhal Environment Award

Office of Communications | October 06, 2016

Two professors from UMass Boston’s School for the Environment will be honored for their work on the environment tomorrow evening at the sixth annual Norman B. Leventhal Awards for Excellence in City Building.

With #FERGUSON, Composer David Patterson Goes Home Through Music, Hope, and Prayer

Bill Doncaster | October 06, 2016

Patterson composed #FERGUSON in part to make sense of watching his hometown become the focal point of a national and difficult conversation about race.

New Voices, New Stories Showcases Student Playwrights in Action

Bill Doncaster | October 02, 2016

UMass Boston playwrights share new work as the first performance in the new University Hall Theatre