Life on Campus


Six UMass Boston Students Receive First Arredondo Brothers Scholarship at Veterans Day Dinner

Office of Communications | November 10, 2015

Carlos and Melida Arredondo ’92 established the Arredondo Brothers’ Memorial Scholarship at UMass Boston this year to honor Carlos’s two sons.

UMass Boston Men’s Soccer, Volleyball Teams Advance to NCAA Tournament

Office of Communications | November 09, 2015

Both the men's soccer and the volleyball team won Little East Conference championship games on Saturday, ensuring automatic NCAA tournament bids.

Campus Kitchen to Sponsor Thanksgiving Food Drive

Campus Kitchen at UMass Boston | November 09, 2015

With the upcoming holiday season, the Campus Kitchen at UMass Boston is collecting donations of canned peas, corn, green beans, cranberry sauce, gravy, and boxed stuffing, which can be donated at the Campus Center, Suite 2300, through November 13.

UMass Boston Transfer Open House Draws 450 People

Office of Communications | November 08, 2015

Nearly 450 prospective students and their family members attended the Transfer Open House on Thursday evening, November 5. Our guests came from as far away as VA, NY, NH, ME, and CT.

UMass Boston Sponsoring Shut Out Trafficking Week

Office of Communications | November 06, 2015

UMass Boston is co-sponsoring a week of events aimed at education around human trafficking.

Students, Faculty, and Staff: Sign Up to Take Part in the 2015 Thanksgiving Host Program

Office of Student Housing | November 05, 2015

The Thanksgiving Match-Up Program offers students at UMass Boston the opportunity to celebrate Thanksgiving with faculty and staff at UMass Boston. The deadline to sign up to participate is November 16.

Celebrity Chef Barbara Lynch Visits UMass Boston

Crystal Valencia | November 03, 2015

Local celebrity chef Barbara Lynch visited campus today to give cooking demonstrations and tastings to students, faculty, and staff.

Beacons Volleyball Wins 7th Straight Conference Title; Tournament Play Begins for Volleyball, Soccer

Office of Communications | November 02, 2015

Fans can win a free "Bleed Blue" T-shirt for coming out to Tuesday's women's soccer game and Thursday's women's volleyball game.

The Confucius Institute at UMass Boston Hosts 2015 Hanban Guest Chinese Teachers Training

Confucius Institute | November 01, 2015

The Confucius Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston Hosts 2015 Professional Development Program for Guest Chinese Teachers from the Confucius Institute Headquarters

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.