Life on Campus


Community Invited to UJazz Trio’s Live Album Recording Session in University Hall April 30

Colleen Locke | April 26, 2017

In celebration of International Jazz Day, three UMass Boston music students will take the stage in UMass Boston’s University Hall on Sunday at 7 p.m. for a free live performance and album recording.

UMass Boston Welcomed Amazon to Campus for 3-Day Recruiting Event

Office of Communications | April 25, 2017

As part of its continuing mission to prepare students for successful and rewarding careers, the University of Massachusetts Boston has joined forces with Amazon to recruit talented students, graduates and alumni for the company’s rapidly growing Alexa Data Services team in Boston.

More Than 1,500 Students and Guests Attend Second Welcome Day Event

Office of Enrollment Management | April 10, 2017

The UMass Boston community welcomed more than 1,500 admitted students and their guests to campus on Saturday, April 8, for the second of UMass Boston’s Welcome Days for Accepted Students.

UMass Boston and Harvard Pilgrim Host Pharmacy Cost Panel

Colleen Locke | April 04, 2017

What constitutes value when it comes to prescription drugs was a recurring theme at a panel Tuesday morning sponsored by UMass Boston’s Set Sail for Success Program and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care.

Harbor Gallery Presents: “Of Things Which Do Not Appear”

Office of Communications | April 03, 2017

On exhibit from April 3 to May 4, "Of Things Which Do Not Appear" looks at the eyes and hands of machines. There's an opening reception on April 13 from 4 to 6.

Black Student Center’s Lynching Exhibit in Campus Center Through March 24

Colleen Locke | March 22, 2017

The Strange Fruit exhibit “Horror Stories of Lynching” features narratives of oppression hung from tree branches, spray-painted gold to represent power and beauty.

Run For Krystle Marathon Team Raising Funds for Scholarship

Office of Communications | March 16, 2017

For the fourth year, the University of Massachusetts has formed a Boston Marathon team that will honor the memory of UMass Boston alumna Krystle Campbell, who lost her life in the 2013 marathon bombing, and raise money for a scholarship fund established in her memory.

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.