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UMass Boston Celebrates Ribbon Cutting at University Hall

Crystal Valencia | October 24, 2016

UMass Boston cut the ribbon on its state-of-the-art $130 million University Hall on October 17, celebrating the second new academic building to open on campus in the last two years.

Six Word Story Contest Returns; Deadline is November 18

Office of Communications | October 21, 2016

Open to all UMass Boston undergraduates. Send entries to 6wordstorycontest@gmail.com by November 18, 2016. The winner receives $100; two runners up receive $50.

Over 1,600 People Attend UMass Boston Open House

Office of Enrollment Management | October 17, 2016

More than 1,600 prospective students, parents, and family members attended the annual Freshman Open House on Saturday, October 15.

UMass Boston PhD Candidate Meets President Obama, Shares Research at White House Pride Event

Colleen Locke | October 12, 2016

Tangela Roberts was invited to the White House following the publication of her article “Between a Gay and a Straight Place: Bisexual Individuals’ Experiences with Monosexism.”

New Labor Studies Program Director Discusses Human Rights, History of Solidarity with Latin America

Colleen Locke | October 11, 2016

The new director of UMass Boston’s Labor Studies Program and Labor Resource Center had one message he wanted audience members to take away from his first public lecture on campus: the labor studies major is open for business

WUMB Hosts Musical Trailblazer Mavis Staples in Concert November 19 at UMass Boston

Office of Communications | October 06, 2016

Mavis Staples will perform on Saturday, November 19 in the Campus Center Ballroom at 8 p.m.

UMass Boston Men’s Hockey Team Part of Capital One Frozen Fenway 2017

Office of Communications | September 27, 2016

The UMass Boston men’s hockey team will once again play a game at Fenway Park. Fenway Sports Management announced today UMass Boston will take on Babson College on Thursday, January 12 at 7:30 p.m. as part of Capital One Frozen Fenway 2017.

2016 Ryan Award Winner Has 4.0, Dream of Teaching English

Colleen Locke | September 23, 2016

Hannah Piasecki, an English major in the Honors College, is the winner of the 2016 John W. Ryan Award, an honor given to the UMass Boston junior with the highest GPA.

“Links and Lineage” Painting Now on Display at University Hall

Colleen Locke | September 23, 2016

New artwork on fourth floor of University Hall adds to Arts on the Point

UMass Boston’s McCormack Grad School, WBUR, Boston Globe Host Ballot Debate on Farm Regulations

Office of Communications | September 19, 2016

Tuesday’s debate will focus on Question 3, which would prohibit certain forms of confinement of animals raised for eggs or slaughter.