Life on Campus


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.

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.