Life on Campus


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.

UMass Boston Hockey Players Continue Tradition of Reading to Children

Office of Communications | October 31, 2016

This was the eighth year UMass Boston's men's hockey team has volunteered on Jumpstart's Read for the Record day.

Alumni Association Supports Beacons Student Success Fellowship; Paid Internships Continue

Colleen Locke | October 28, 2016

The UMass Boston Alumni Association has made a three-year commitment of $170,000 to support the Beacons Student Success Fellowship.

IDEAS UMass Boston Puts Spotlight on Innovation, Connection

Colleen Locke | October 26, 2016

The ideas shared at the annual IDEAS UMass Boston conference included using video games to challenge biases, putting mobile devices in the hands of mental health patients to create therapeutic images that do what words cannot, and drawing inspiration from nurses in developing countries.

UMass Boston Celebrates Ribbon Cutting at University Hall

Crystal Valencia | October 24, 2016

UMass Boston cut the ribbon on its state-of-the-art $130 million University Hall on October 17, celebrating the second new academic building to open on campus in the last two years.

Six Word Story Contest Returns; Deadline is November 18

Office of Communications | October 21, 2016

Open to all UMass Boston undergraduates. Send entries to by November 18, 2016. The winner receives $100; two runners up receive $50.

Over 1,600 People Attend UMass Boston Open House

Office of Enrollment Management | October 17, 2016

More than 1,600 prospective students, parents, and family members attended the annual Freshman Open House on Saturday, October 15.

UMass Boston PhD Candidate Meets President Obama, Shares Research at White House Pride Event

Colleen Locke | October 12, 2016

Tangela Roberts was invited to the White House following the publication of her article “Between a Gay and a Straight Place: Bisexual Individuals’ Experiences with Monosexism.”

New Labor Studies Program Director Discusses Human Rights, History of Solidarity with Latin America

Colleen Locke | October 11, 2016

The new director of UMass Boston’s Labor Studies Program and Labor Resource Center had one message he wanted audience members to take away from his first public lecture on campus: the labor studies major is open for business