Life on Campus


Historic Season Continues: Men’s Hockey to Play in NCAA Frozen Four on Friday

Colleen Locke | March 21, 2016

The men's hockey team is headed to the program's first NCAA Frozen Four. They are the first program in UMass Boston history to reach the Final Four in any sport, and they’ll be on ice with some history of its own.

UMass Boston Graduate Programs Rise in U.S. News and World Report Rankings

Colleen Locke | March 18, 2016

The education programs have risen five spots since their last ranking in 2015; the public affairs program has gained 10 spots since it was last evaluated in 2012.

Joiner Institute Presents Minoo Emami’s “The Aura of War” in UMass Boston’s Harbor Gallery

Office of Communications | March 17, 2016

The William Joiner Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences presents Minoo Emami's "The Aura of War" from March 21 through April 26 in the Harbor Gallery. Emami’s work focuses on the consequences of war, with a particular focus on war’s effect on women.

Men’s Hockey Advances to NCAA Quarterfinals

Colleen Locke | March 15, 2016

The Beacons won their first-ever NCAA Division III tournament game over the weekend. They knocked off the defending champions, the Trinity College Bantams, with a 4-0 shutout victory.

WUMB Radio Hosts Lunchtime Student Concert March 10

Office of Communications | March 09, 2016

Stop by the Campus Center on Thursday, March 10 to hear UMass Boston student Allister Quilon perform and pick up some free giveaways at the WUMB table.

Beacons Baseball Shuts Out MIT in First-Ever Game at Monan Park

Colleen Locke | March 08, 2016

UMass Boston’s baseball team opened the new J. Donald Monan, SJ Park in style on Monday, beating MIT 4-0.

Making History: Men’s and Women’s Hockey Teams Advance to NCAA Tournament for First Time

Colleen Locke | March 07, 2016

Following a record-breaking weekend, UMass Boston’s men’s and women’s hockey teams learned Monday which opponents they’ll face in their first-ever appearances in the NCAA tournament.

Close to 900 Students and Families Visit Campus for Welcome Day Activities

Office of Enrollment Management | March 01, 2016

A record number of admitted students and their families attended the university’s Scholarship Dinner on Friday, February 26, and Welcome Day I on Saturday, February 27.

Confucius Institute at UMass Boston Celebrating Chinese New Year

Confucius Institute | February 26, 2016

Confucius Institute at UMass Boston held New Year Celebration on Feb 22, 2016

UMass Boston’s CyberWarriors Win Qualifying Round of Cyber Defense Competition

Colleen Locke | February 24, 2016

For the first time, computer science students from UMass Boston have placed first in the qualifying round of the Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, besting 14 other teams, including teams from cybersecurity powerhouses like Northeastern University and Rochester Institute of Technology.