Life on Campus


UMass Boston Women’s Track and Field Crowned NCAA Indoor National Champions

Office of Communications | March 10, 2018

Sophomore Wadeline Jonathas won four individual titles to lead the UMass Boston women's track and field team to a fifth national title at the 2018 Indoor National Championship in Birmingham, Alabama on Saturday.

Beacon Makes History: Larkin ‘18 Becomes First Hockey Player to Sign with NHL Team

Colleen Locke | March 06, 2018

Colin Larkin signed a one-year, entry-level contract with the Edmonton Oilers and an amateur tryout contract with the Oilers’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Bakersfield Condors, on Monday.

Professor Discusses Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival and Community Building

Vanessa Chatterley | March 05, 2018

Judith Casselberry, associate professor of Africana Studies at Bowdoin College, reflected on her involvement in helping to build and strengthen a lesbian, feminist, musical, and artistic community.

Record Number of Admitted Students, Families Visit Campus for Welcome Day

Enrollment Management | February 28, 2018

The University of Massachusetts Boston welcomed the Class of 2022 on Saturday, February 24, during the first of two Welcome Day events planned for the spring.

Women’s Basketball Wins First-Ever Little East Conference Title

Colleen Locke | February 26, 2018

The third time was the charm for the UMass Boston women’s basketball team, who beat UMass Dartmouth for the first time this season to take home their first-ever Little East Conference Tournament crown on Saturday. The team has an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.

Campus Kitchen at UMass Boston Raises Dough with Cookie Fundraiser

Vanessa Chatterley | February 21, 2018

The Campus Kitchen at UMass Boston (CKUMB) cooked up a tasty way to raise money.

UMass Boston Hockey and Basketball Teams Advance in Conference Playoffs

Colleen Locke | February 20, 2018

All of UMass Boston’s hockey and basketball teams have advanced in the postseason.

Celebrating A First: All Beacons Winter Sports Teams Hosting Playoff Games

Colleen Locke | February 16, 2018

For the first time in UMass Boston history, all four winter sports teams are hosting a conference tournament game. The playoff push begins on Saturday, February 17 with a New England Conference Tournament doubleheader in the Edward T. Barry Ice Rink.

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.

UMass Boston Alumni Work to Identify City’s Economic Mobility Gaps Through Mayor’s Fellowship

Colleen Locke | February 12, 2018

The second recipient of the UMass Boston Policy Research Fellowship, Katy Gall ’17, is working in the city's Economic Mobility Lab, assessing the needs of residents.