Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joined Interim Chancellor Barry Mills last week in welcoming freshman students who attended Boston Public Schools and earned merit-based scholarships to attend UMass Boston.
Continuing a 17-year tradition, Michael Dukakis, the former three-term governor of Massachusetts, and William Bulger, the ex-president of the Massachusetts Senate and the University of Massachusetts, met with students in UMass Boston’s political science classes on Wednesday.
The School for Global Inclusion and Social Development has teamed up with the Honors College to offer a new certificate program available to all UMass Boston undergraduates, and today, there's a chance to learn all about it.
Professor of Urban Planning Ken Reardon is the winner of the 2017 Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award.
At the end of the spring semester, the Division of Student Affairs hired a new Dean of Students. Learn more about him and this important role.
Former Red Sox slugger David “Big Papi” Ortiz spoke about the importance of education at UMass Boston’s annual Freshman Investiture Ceremony, congratulating the Class of 2021 on beginning their college careers and encouraging them to continue working hard.
Student Affairs has rolled out several improvements to services and programs, including a 24/7 Administrator on Call, 24/7 medical advice and counseling, an upgrade to the U-ACCESS Office, and a new Community Ambassador program for residents of neighboring apartment communities.
Officially launching the new academic year with an annual convocation address, Interim Chancellor Barry Mills today said the University of Massachusetts Boston, recognized as one of the most diverse campuses in the nation, will champion unity over division and serve as “the Beacon by the bay.”
Former Red Sox slugger David “Big Papi” Ortiz is coming to UMass Boston on September 13 to talk to students about life on and off the field.
UMass Boston Moves Up 12 Spots in Annual Ranking of Top-Tier College and Universities