Life on Campus


Community of Leaders Serves as Teachers for Honors College Students

Colleen Locke | May 06, 2016

Eleven students in the Becoming a Leader class have spent the spring semester gaining leadership lessons from an impressive roster of CEOs, politicians, nonprofit chiefs, and entrepreneurs.

UMass Boston and BC High Dedicate New Monan Park Baseball Complex May 6

Office of Communications | May 05, 2016

The much anticipated Monan Park has opened in time for the spring high school and college baseball season. Boston College High School and UMass Boston will host a dedication and a ceremonial first pitch on Friday, May 6, at 3 p.m. on the new field.

Faculty Research Celebration Focuses on Research and Mentorship

Crystal Valencia | May 03, 2016

Attendees at last week’s Faculty Research Celebration learned about topics as diverse as the Massachusetts hip-hop scene, RNA sequencing in mice, and human rights and peacebuilding in Spain.

UMass Boston Sophomore Named One of Top Student Leaders in Country

Colleen Locke | May 03, 2016

Sophomore psychology major Joel Colon is one of 218 student leaders nationwide to receive the 2016 Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellows Award.

Family, Coworkers Inspire Participants in UMass Boston’s First Relay for Life

Colleen Locke | April 29, 2016

UMass Boston’s first Relay for Life event raised $10,000 for the American Cancer Society.

Harbor Gallery Presents: “Poets”

Office of Communications | April 29, 2016

On exhibit from May 2 to May 12, "Poets" features the work of Lecturer in Art Zach Horn's painting students.

UMass Boston to Walk for Cancer Research at First Campus Relay for Life Event April 26

Colleen Locke | April 25, 2016

UMass Boston is hosting a Relay for Life event on campus for the first time this week. Organizers are encouraging the UMass Boston community to go online and either sign up to walk from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26 in the Clark Athletic Center or donate.

The 6th Chinese Bridge Speech Contest for University Students in New England

Confucius Institute | April 22, 2016

Confucius Institute at UMass Boston held the 6th Chinese Bridge Speech Contest for University Students in New England

Hubway Back on Campus at UMass Boston

Office of Communications | April 21, 2016

Station has a new location this year behind the Integrated Sciences Complex

Congressman Seth Moulton to Address UMass Boston Class of 2016

Crystal Valencia | April 20, 2016

Congressman Seth Moulton, a Massachusetts native and Marine veteran who served four tours in Iraq, including two as special assistant to General David Petraeus, will deliver the keynote address at UMass Boston’s 48th undergraduate commencement on Friday, May 27, at the TD Garden.