Life on Campus


Write a Poem in Exactly 140 Characters and Win Up to $100 in Gift Cards

Office of Communications | February 16, 2016

For the third consecutive year, the Creative Writing and MFA programs are sponsoring a Twitter Poetry Contest. Students have until Friday, March 4 at 5 p.m. to submit poems of exactly 140 characters to @UMBWrites.

Theatre Art Students Perform at Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

Bill Doncaster | February 15, 2016

UMass Boston's actors, designers, and playwrights recognized for excellence among students from seven states at annual college theater festival

Nominate Students for 2016 Beacon Leadership Awards

Office of Communications | February 09, 2016

Nominations are being accepted through March 4 for the annual Beacon Leadership Awards, which will be given out on Tuesday, May 3 at 5 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom.

UMass Boston to Offer Student Housing in 2018

Office of Communications | February 05, 2016

President Marty Meehan today announced that the university expects to open student housing on its Boston campus in September 2018, achieving a long-held goal of providing UMass Boston students with an on-campus residential option.

Beacons Baseball Team Practices in New Monan Park for the First Time

Colleen Locke | February 01, 2016

Monan Park is a shared baseball complex that features a replica Green Monster and a 500-seat field with the same dimensions as Fenway Park.

Eighth Season of UMass Boston Film Series Starts February 2

Colleen Locke | January 29, 2016

This season includes the return of Independent Film Festival Boston and the Mass. Works-in-Progress.

UMass Boston Beacons, Penguins Inspire Longtime Ice Carver

Colleen Locke | January 27, 2016

Eric Fontecchio talks about the inspiration behind this year's Winter Welcome Week ice sculpture.

UMass Boston Opens University Hall to Students

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | January 25, 2016

Today marks the beginning of the phased opening of University Hall, UMass Boston’s second new building in the last two years.

Harbor Gallery Presents: “Light.Matter.Energy”

Office of Communications | January 22, 2016

UMass Boston's Harbor Gallery will be showcasing the work of artist Marjorie Kaye between January 25 and February 25.

UMass Boston Goes Tobacco Free

Office of Communications | January 19, 2016

The University of Massachusetts Boston has enacted a new policy banning the use of tobacco products on its campus, effective tomorrow, January 19.