Life on Campus


UMass Boston Freshman Runs Away with National Title

Colleen Locke | March 15, 2017

This weekend in Naperville, Illinois, Little East Indoor Rookie Field and Track Athlete of the Year Wadeline Jonathas secured her first national title in the 400-meter dash with a time of 55.60.

More than 1,400 Students and Family Members Visit Campus for Welcome Day and Scholarship Night

Office of Communications | March 01, 2017

The UMass Boston community welcomed more than 1,100 people to campus — including 443 admitted students — on Saturday, February 25, for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions’ Welcome Day I activities.

Honors Students Partner with BPS on Street Trauma Research, Present Findings to Superintendent Chang

Colleen Locke | January 30, 2017

UMass Boston students taking the class Understanding Their Experiences with Street Trauma: Youth Participatory Action Research Methods were co-researchers with students at Community Academic of Health and Sciences (CASH) High School in Dorchester on a photovoice research project in fall 2016.

Two 2017 Academy Award-Nominated Documentaries Part of UMass Boston Film Series Slate

Office of Communications | January 26, 2017

The spring lineup of the UMass Boston Film Series kicks off this weekend with a special three-part screening of OJ: Made in America, which has a 2017 Academy Award nomination in the Best Documentary category.

UMass Boston Honors College and MBA Students Advise Mayor Walsh on Bringing Millennials to City Hall

Colleen Locke | January 20, 2017

For the third year in a row, students in UMass Boston’s Honors College tackled a project for Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. The fall semester’s assignment: attracting millennials to jobs in Boston, specifically City Hall.

UMass Boston Beacons Remain Perfect at Fenway Park

Colleen Locke | January 13, 2017

The men’s hockey team lit up the Babson College Beavers during Capital One Frozen Fenway 2017 Thursday night, finding the back of the net five times with five different scorers and earning a 5-1 victory in front of some very excited Beacons faithful.

Four UMass Boston Students Selected for Boston Empowered Scholarships

Division of Student Affairs | January 13, 2017

Funds from the Boston Empowered Endowment Account are used to support projects, programs and related activities that benefit students with documented disabilities.

UMass Boston Student Celebrates Transgender Rights Achievements at the White House

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | December 19, 2016

Nicholas McCaskill has spent much of the last few years fighting for transgender rights.

Feed the Hungry, Build Leadership Skills at Campus Kitchen of UMass Boston

Colleen Locke | December 16, 2016

Campus Kitchen at UMass Boston is a student-powered effort, with volunteers identifying what food can be recovered from the dining hall, local restaurants, and supermarkets; preparing that food during regular cooking shifts; and then delivering the food to senior and youth centers.

UMass Boston Makes 2017 Military Friendly List

Office of Communications | December 12, 2016

The University of Massachusetts Boston is one of the silver award recipients on Victory Media Inc.’s 2017 Military Friendly School® list. This is the fourth consecutive year UMass Boston has made the list.