Life on Campus


Beacons Spotlight: Women’s Tennis Returns to Conference Playoffs

Colleen Locke | October 20, 2015

UMass Boston’s women’s tennis team travels to No. 4 UMass Dartmouth Tuesday afternoon for their first match of the 2015 Little East Conference Tournament.

Over 1,600 People Attend UMass Boston Open House

Office of Enrollment Management | October 19, 2015

The popularity of UMass Boston is on the rise. More than 1,600 prospective students, parents, and family members attended UMass Boston’s annual Freshman Open House on Saturday, October 17.

Grant, Student Success Endowments Fund Summer Research, Service Opportunities

Colleen Locke | October 16, 2015

Nearly 40 UMass Boston students who were able to intern with nonprofits, conduct research, and study abroad with the financial support of the new Beacons Student Success Fellowship presented their projects at a symposium last week.

Get Your Tickets for This Week’s Musical Theatre Cabaret, Opening Wednesday

Office of Communications | October 13, 2015

More than two dozen students, and the UMass Boston Chamber Singers, will sing their way through decades of musical theatre Wednesday and Thursday during the Performing Arts Department's Musical Theatre Cabaret.

UMass Boston Athletics Begins Yearlong Commitment to Pine Street Inn

Office of Communications | October 08, 2015

UMass Boston Athletics last week became the first program in the state to make a full-year commitment to the Pine Street Inn.

UMass Boston’s Men’s Soccer Team No. 23 in National Poll

Office of Communications | October 07, 2015

For the first time in program history, UMass Boston’s men’s soccer team is ranked in a national poll. On Tuesday, the 10-0 Beacons moved up to No. 23 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America NCAA Division III Top 25 Poll.

Deadline for 2015 Six-Word Story Contest is October 9

Office of Communications | September 30, 2015

Undergrads: Win up to $100 for writing a six-word story. The deadline is October 9. The top 20 entries will be read on October 28 at 11 a.m.

UMass Boston Film Series Expands to Two More Locations; Largest Slate Yet

Colleen Locke | September 25, 2015

This season of the UMass Boston Film Series, kicking off Thursday, October 1, promises to be its biggest season yet.

Mayor Walsh, Community Celebrate Opening of UMass Boston’s Section of HarborWalk

Crystal Valencia | September 22, 2015

Calling it a neighborhood jewel that will further connect the university to the community, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joined Chancellor J. Keith Motley, local officials, and community members in celebrating UMass Boston’s newly constructed section of the HarborWalk on Monday.

Former MassDOT Secretary and Chancellor Motley to Address UMass Boston Convocation

Office of Communications | September 16, 2015

Chancellor J. Keith Motley will deliver his convocation address on Thursday, September 17, which will highlight UMass Boston’s humble beginnings, 50 years of growth in academic resources and its diverse student body, and the priorities that will shape the university into the future.