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UMass Boston Golden Key Chapter Wins National Award

Shubi Joshi, Department Assistant | August 23, 2017

Golden Key Chapter wins prestigious national award in Las Vegas, Nevada.

A Message Following Events in Charlottesville, VA

Gail DiSabatino, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs | August 18, 2017

This past weekend, a series of disturbing events unfolded in Charlottesville, Virginia. Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Gail DiSabatino says while these events may seem distant from our campus, as a UMass Boston community, we must be vigilant and never forget our values.

Deadline Extended to Sept. 8 for MBTA Semester Passes

Office of Communications | August 17, 2017

As part of our efforts to encourage increased MBTA usage, the university has negotiated a one-time extension of the deadline to buy these semester passes.

Attention New Students

UHS Health & Wellness Programs | August 16, 2017

As part of our comprehensive approach to student well-being, UMass Boston requires all incoming students to complete AlcoholEdu and/or Haven online modules.

Department of Public Safety Awards Record Number of Scholarships

Michael Metzger, Special Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs | August 10, 2017

In May, the Department of Public Safety awarded 32 scholarships to students interested in careers in public service. The scholarship award amounts were $500, $1,000, $2,500, and $5,000. Funding for the scholarships comes from money collected from parking tickets.

Student Affairs Hires Associate Dean for Housing and Residence Life

Michael Metzger, Special Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs | August 04, 2017

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Gail DiSabatino recently announced that Nick Sweeton will be serving as UMass Boston’s Associate Dean for Housing and Residence Life.

Final Beam Raised on UMass Boston’s First Residence Hall

Office of Communications | August 03, 2017

Eight months after the official groundbreaking, the University of Massachusetts Boston marked a milestone in the construction phase of its first residence hall today with a topping-off ceremony.

Native Student Athletes Strengthen Cultural Ties at UMass Boston

Colleen Locke | July 31, 2017

UMass Boston is home to a minor in Native American and indigenous studies and four minority research institutions, including the Institute for New England Native American Studies.

Environmentally Responsible: University Hall Earns LEED Gold Status

Office of Communications | July 20, 2017

The University of Massachusetts Boston is now home to two LEED Gold-certified buildings. University Hall has joined the Integrated Sciences Complex in receiving high marks for environmental responsibility.

Two McCormack PhD Students Earn Boren Fellowships to Study Languages Abroad

Colleen Locke | July 20, 2017

Polly Cegielski and Linda Holcombe, both PhD students in the McCormack Graduate School, have received Boren Fellowships to study languages abroad. Cegielski is going to Tajikistan to study Pashto and Holcombe is going to Uganda to study Swahili.