UMass Boston’s first Asian American studies class was reactivated in 1987. Today, the Asian American Studies Program offers the largest selection of Asian American Studies courses, faculty, and community resources of any university in New England.
Juana Matías ’09, the first Latina from Lawrence and first Latina immigrant to be elected as a state representative, is now running for the 3rd Congressional District seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Representative Niki Tsongas.
On November 8 college and universities celebrated the inaugural First-Generation College Celebration. Read about UMass Boston's celebration.
Aquaculture, also known as fish or shellfish farming, is a fast-growing industry, with a need fish farm technicians, scientists, engineers, managers, and government regulators. UMass Boston is offering an online aquaculture course starting in January.
— As part of its commitment to support students inside and outside the classroom, UMass Boston has opened a new expanded food pantry to serve those who are experiencing food insecurity.
UMass Boston secured its eighth Little East Conference Tournament title on Saturday and earned a spot in the 2017 NCAA Division III Women's Volleyball Championship Tournament New England Regional.
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey’s devastation in Texas, University of Massachusetts Boston Public Safety personnel began raising money to assist Houston first responders, many of who lost personal property and equipment in the recent flooding.
2017 RockGodz Hall of Fame Inductee Gary Hoey coached UMass Boston’s Pop/Rock Ensemble on Tuesday, playing along and jumping in throughout the hour-long workshop. Hoey has worked with Queen, The Who, Aerosmith, and KISS.
Four week mindfulness & meditation class. Free and Open to All UMass Boston Students.
Since 2014, the Beacon Student Success Fellowship has paid 184 students a total of $250,000 so that they could have unpaid or low-paying internships, do research with faculty, volunteer, and study abroad.