Life on Campus


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

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.

Public Safety Officers, UMass Boston Students Team with BPD for Shop with a Cop

Office of Communications | December 15, 2015

This is the fourth year UMass Boston has worked with the Boston Police Department to serve underserved youth from across the entire city.

Abigail Disney’s Film Spurs Conversation about Guns for UMass Boston Audience

Colleen Locke | December 15, 2015

Filmmaker Abigail Disney, at UMass Boston for the final film in the fall 2015 Film Series, says the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School prompted her to get behind the camera for the first time.