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Six-Word Story Contest Winners Tackle Tough Subjects

Colleen Locke | December 06, 2016

Lucas Henrique, an economics major from Somerville, took the top $100 prize in the fifth annual Six-Word Story Contest sponsored by the Master’s of Fine Arts and undergraduate Creative Writing programs.

UMass Boston Breaks Ground on 1,000-Bed Residence Hall

Office of Communications | December 01, 2016

University of Massachusetts Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley and state and local dignitaries broke ground today on a $120 million, 260,000-square-foot residence hall, achieving a long-held goal of providing UMass Boston students with an on-campus residential option.

Four El Mundo Boston Latino 30 Under 30 Recipients Connected to UMass Boston

Colleen Locke | December 01, 2016

One current UMass Boston student and three alumni are among this year’s El Mundo Boston Latino 30 under 30 recipients. El Mundo Boston honored senior Renata Teodoro, Andrea Ornelas ’15, Jahdiel Perez ’14, and Juana Matías ’09 at an event last month.

Public Safety Officers Grow Beards, Mustaches for Cancer Research

Colleen Locke | November 21, 2016

Members of UMass Boston’s Police Department are taking part in No-Shave November, growing mustaches and beards to benefit cancer research and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Men’s Soccer Advances to Sweet 16

Office of Communications | November 14, 2016

UMass Boston’s men’s soccer team picked up the first two NCAA Tournament wins in program history over the weekend, moving the Beacons on to the Sweet 16 this Saturday, November 19, against Tufts University.

Volleyball and Men’s Soccer Repeat as Conference Tourney Champs; NCAA Tournament Starts Friday

Colleen Locke | November 09, 2016

The women’s volleyball team is on their way to a seventh NCAA Division III regional tournament in eight years. The men's soccer team is also NCAA Tournament bound, thanks to the team’s third consecutive Little East Conference Tournament title.

Computer Science Students to Represent UMass Boston in Supercomputing Competition

Colleen Locke | November 09, 2016

Two UMass Boston undergraduate computer science students are part of a team that’s going to Salt Lake City this weekend to compete in the prestigious Student Cluster Competition.

UMass Boston Part of Princeton Review’s Green Colleges Guide for Seventh Time

Office of Communications | November 03, 2016

While the UMass Boston campus is decked out in reds and oranges this time of year, it’s green year-round no matter the weather thanks to ongoing environmental efforts and a newly LEED Gold-certified Integrated Sciences Complex. This caught the attention of The Princeton Review.

Exercise and Health Sciences Students Win New England College Bowl, Advance to Nationals

Colleen Locke | November 02, 2016

Sean Derby-Kilfoyle, Lindsay Breidel, and Tri Vo will be representing UMass Boston and New England at the national American College of Sports Medicine conference in May.

Men’s Soccer, Women’s Volleyball Win Regular Season Titles; Tourney Play Starts Wednesday

Office of Communications | November 01, 2016

The men's soccer team secured another Little East Conference regular season title on Saturday. They begin their quest for a third straight conference tournament title on Wednesday.