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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.

IT and Microsoft Staff Spread the Word about Free Microsoft Office!

John Mazzarella | November 17, 2015

Staff from the IT department team up with employees visiting from Microsoft to spread the word that MS Office is free for everyone at UMass Boston!

Bob Weir Joins UMass Boston as Vice Provost for IT

Anna Pinkert | July 08, 2015

Weir has a long record of service in higher education, including 13 years in a similar role at Northeastern University.

Staff Members Honored at Chancellor’s Achievement Awards

Colleen Locke | April 28, 2015

This year’s winners are, from the Classified Staff, Kahrim Wade of Quinn Graphics, and from the Professional Staff, Mary Simone of Information Technology.

UMass Boston Staffer to Explore Online Education Capabilities in Haiti

Colleen Locke | July 22, 2014

Alexandrine Policar, an application administrator and an adjunct faculty member in the College of Management, has received a Fulbright award to work with the State University of Haiti to research and develop an online education program.

Go on Green: UMass System Unveils New Way to Indicate Secure Websites

Office of Communications | May 28, 2014

When logging into WISER or HR Direct, you should now look for the green bar/indicator before the web address.