Life on Campus


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.

Wicked Good Cupcakes’s Dani Vilagie Dishes on ‘Shark Tank,’ Advice for Student Entrepreneurs

Colleen Locke | February 18, 2016

On Wednesday, Dani Vilagie shared the story of how she went from her mom’s kitchen to more than $8 million in sales with students in Entrepreneurship Center Director Erin McCormick’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Organizations course.

Men’s Hockey Wins First Title Since 1982; Conference Tourney Starts Saturday

Office of Communications | February 17, 2016

The UMass Boston’s men’s hockey team won their first regular season conference title since 1982 on Saturday, securing home ice advantage throughout the New England Hockey Conference Tournament.

Arabic Studies Minor Provides UMass Boston Students with Career, Cultural Opportunities

Colleen Locke | February 16, 2016

UMass Boston launched its first academic program in Arabic studies, a six-course minor, this semester.

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