Life on Campus


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.

Investiture Speaker’s Advice to Class of 2019: ‘Invest in Yourself’

Colleen Locke | September 16, 2015

Journalist and novelist Michele Norris encouraged the Class of 2019 during the fourth annual New Student Investiture Ceremony to listen, to get to know one another, and invest in themselves.

Men’s Hockey Receives First NCAA Statistical Champion Plaque

Office of Communications | September 14, 2015

The 2013-14 men's and women's track and field teams and the 2014-15 men's hockey team were honored for their past accomplishments on Monday

Chancellor and Staff Welcome Students Back to School

Office of Communications | September 08, 2015

Chancellor J. Keith Motley greeted students at the Campus Center with members of the UMass Boston staff.

Student-Athletes Snap Selfies with Professors in “We Are One” Campaign

Office of Communications | September 03, 2015

Beginning this fall, Beacons Athletics will launch a campaign called “We Are One” that highlights the relationships our student-athlete population shares with administration, faculty, and staff.

Applied Linguistics Grad Student Studying in Bangladesh on Boren Fellowship

Colleen Locke | August 20, 2015

Interested in applying for a major fellowship to study overseas? Deadlines are fast approaching. Contact today.

Harbor Gallery Presents: “In Flux”

Office of Communications | August 19, 2015

"In Flux" is an apt description of both the nature of the work and Nancy Hayes’s journey as an artist: an ongoing evolution. The show will be on exhibit in the Harbor Gallery from September 8 through October 15.

New Section of HarborWalk Opens at UMass Boston

Office of Communications | July 17, 2015

A newly constructed section of the HarborWalk, between the JFK Library and Museum and Harbor Point Apartments, has opened to the public.

Fall 2015 Theatre Events: Musical Theatre Cabaret in October and Museum in December

Office of Communications | July 15, 2015

UMass Boston's Performing Arts Department will present a Musical Theatre Cabaret Oct. 14–15 and the play Museum, by Tina Howe, Dec. 3–5 and Dec. 9–11.