Life on Campus


UMass Boston Honors Two Ryan Award Winners: Juniors With Perfect GPAs

Colleen Locke | October 30, 2015

Nursing major Shane Heger and information technology major Zack Sullivan both entered this academic year with a perfect 4.0 GPA. Both are the 2015 recipients of the John W. Ryan Award, named after UMass Boston’s first chancellor.

Six-Word Story Contest Winners Draw Inspiration From Memories, Chance Encounters

Colleen Locke | October 30, 2015

UMass Boston's MFA and Undergraduate Creative Writing programs announced the winners of the fourth annual Six-Word Story Contest on Wednesday.

Museum Rehearsals Underway, Outrageousness to Follow

Bill Doncaster, Performing Arts Outreach Coordinator | October 29, 2015

Michael Fennimore, directing Museum by Tina Howe, dives into rehearsals of a comedy with 18 actors playing 38 characters

The Confucius Institute at UMass Boston Celebrates Confucius’ Birthday and the Mid-Autumn Festival

Confucius Institute | October 28, 2015

On September 28, Confucius Institute at UMass Boston Celebrates Confucius' Birthday and the Mid-Autumn Festival

Harbor Gallery Presents “Quilted Chronicles: Targeted Populations” by L’Merchie Frazier

Office of Communications | October 26, 2015

"Quilted Chronicles: Targeted Populations" is on exhibit in UMass Boston's Harbor Gallery from October 26 through November 25.

UMass Boston Inducts 13th Hall of Fame Class

Colleen Locke | October 23, 2015

UMass Boston’s Athletics Department inducted its 13th Hall of Fame class on Tuesday. Several of the new inductees shared memories of their playing days at UMass Boston and Boston State College.

Military Siblings Eligible for New $1,000 Scholarship at UMass Boston

Office of Communications | October 22, 2015

Current UMass Boston students who are siblings of military members, veterans, or fallen heroes are invited to apply for a new $1,000 scholarship funded by the Arredondo Family Foundation. The deadline is October 30.

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.