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One UMass Professor Saved her Students $32,000, and You Can Too!

John Mazzarella | November 14, 2017

UMass Boston Professor Tara Ashok replaced her $140 Biology 101 textbook with a free peer-reviewed "Open textbook", saving her 150 students a total of $32,000! Learn how you can too!

Beware the Phishing Email Titled, “UPGRADE!”

John Mazzarella | October 31, 2017

ITS staff have received numerous reports of a phishing attack that is attempting to steal the usernames and passwords from the UMass Boston community.

Makerspace Brings 3D Printing to UMass Boston

Nahalia Carless, Communications Correspondent | October 06, 2017

IT, School for the Environment, computer scientists, and engineers team up to make the cutting-edge technology available to students, faculty, and staff.

MakerFest, Coming October 25th! 3D Printing, Virtual Reality, and More!

John Mazzarella | October 04, 2017

Come see 3D printers and VR equipment and other tools available to you for free at UMass Boston’s MakerSpace!

Lyris ListManager Service to Be Retired

John Mazzarella | October 04, 2017

Lyris ListManager service to be retired and replaced with Office 365 Groups

New Look for the Webmail Information Page

John Mazzarella | September 08, 2017

Check out the new design for, coming in October

Tech Summer Camps 2017 - Free technology workshops at UMass Boston!

John Mazzarella | July 17, 2017

Make this the summer you get the tech skills you need to succeed!

New Ransomware Vulnerability “Petya”

John Mazzarella | June 27, 2017

Learn how to protect yourself from the new virus threat called "Petya" that's in the news and could affect you!

2017 Academic Innovation Conference - Call For Proposals

John Mazzarella | December 15, 2016

Faculty and staff are invited to submit a proposal and/or attend the 2017 University of Massachusetts Academic Innovation Conference to share ideas and best practices for academic innovation.

Get Your Grades on the New, Mobile-Friendly WISER Site

Office of Communications | May 18, 2016

An updated look and responsive design mean it is no longer challenging to check grades and schedules on your mobile device.