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Add to the Story of Hip-Hop: Special Mass. Memories Road Show at the BPL on Saturday

Colleen Locke | May 17, 2018

The Mass. Memories Road Show is calling on rap musicians, DJs, and graffiti artists from Boston and beyond to share their personal hip-hop related photos and stories to be digitized in an archive. Mass. Memories is hosting a special hip-hop–themed road show on Saturday from 11 to 4 at the BPL.

Healey Library Launches UMBrella: A One-Stop Search and Discovery Tool

Vanessa Chatterley | February 15, 2018

UMBrella, which was launched on January 31, is the latest implementation to the Joseph P. Healey Library’s integrated database system.

Native American Artwork on Exhibit in Healey Gallery

Vanessa Chatterley | February 05, 2018

The Native American Resilience Through Art exhibit opened on February 1 in the Grossman Gallery.

Creative Economy Initiatives Fund Supports Local Artists, History, Africa

Colleen Locke | September 11, 2017

UMass Boston faculty and staff have received a combined $102,350 from UMass President Marty Meehan’s office and the Creative Economy Initiatives Fund. Projects include a hip-hop oral history project and survey of Boston residents.

UMass Boston Community Reflects on Phillis Wheatley’s Legacy

Colleen Locke | May 03, 2017

UMass Boston students read Phillis Wheatley’s poems and UMass Boston professors reflected on her history and the legacy she leaves for us during Thursday’s Phillis Wheatley Day activities in the Harbor Gallery.

Already a Research Destination, UMass Boston’s Bicycling Collection Expands with Newest Donations

Colleen Locke | February 10, 2016

The Joseph P. Healey Library’s University Archives and Special Collections Department added two more donations Friday to its impressive collection on bicycling history, which University Archivist Joanne Riley says has become known internationally as a research destination.

University Archives Celebrates Boston Public Schools Library Program, New Acquisitions

Colleen Locke | November 13, 2015

About a dozen graduates of the Boston Public Schools Library Program attended a reunion last month at the Joseph P. Healey Library, which has acquired documents and quilts related to the program which launched 100 libraries in the 1960s and 1970s.

UMass Boston’s Healey Library Fast Becoming National Resource on Bicycling History

Colleen Locke | September 23, 2015

The Joseph P. Healey Library’s University Archives and Special Collections Department’s collection on bicycling history grew even larger on Tuesday, with the addition of 200 boxes of records from the League of American Wheelmen (LAW).

UMass Boston Unveils 50th Anniversary Book

Office of Communications | May 19, 2015

Chancellor J. Keith Motley unveiled the University of Massachusetts Boston’s new 50th anniversary book at a launch party on Monday.

Faculty Research Celebration Focuses on Education, Policy Impact

Colleen Locke | May 06, 2015

Professors Miren Uriarte of the College of Public and Community Service, and Tara Parker and Anne Douglass of the College of Education and Human Development shared their high-impact research at the annual Faculty Research Celebration on Tuesday.

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