This past weekend, a series of disturbing events unfolded in Charlottesville, Virginia. Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Gail DiSabatino says while these events may seem distant from our campus, as a UMass Boston community, we must be vigilant and never forget our values.
As part of our comprehensive approach to student well-being, UMass Boston requires all incoming students to complete AlcoholEdu and/or Haven online modules.
In May, the Department of Public Safety awarded 32 scholarships to students interested in careers in public service. The scholarship award amounts were $500, $1,000, $2,500, and $5,000. Funding for the scholarships comes from money collected from parking tickets.
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Gail DiSabatino recently announced that Nick Sweeton will be serving as UMass Boston’s Associate Dean for Housing and Residence Life.
Eight months after the official groundbreaking, the University of Massachusetts Boston marked a milestone in the construction phase of its first residence hall today with a topping-off ceremony.
UMass Boston is home to a minor in Native American and indigenous studies and four minority research institutions, including the Institute for New England Native American Studies.
The University of Massachusetts Boston is now home to two LEED Gold-certified buildings. University Hall has joined the Integrated Sciences Complex in receiving high marks for environmental responsibility.
Polly Cegielski and Linda Holcombe, both PhD students in the McCormack Graduate School, have received Boren Fellowships to study languages abroad. Cegielski is going to Tajikistan to study Pashto and Holcombe is going to Uganda to study Swahili.
The new mural was made possible by a Love Your Block Grant and support from National Grid, Paul Revere Transportation, and UMass Boston Community Relations.
The McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at UMass Boston has teamed up with WBUR, the Boston Globe, NBC Boston, NECN, and Telemundo Boston to jointly host live conversations with Boston mayoral candidates this summer.