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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.

Six-Word Story Contest Winners Tackle Tough Subjects

Colleen Locke | December 06, 2016

Lucas Henrique, an economics major from Somerville, took the top $100 prize in the fifth annual Six-Word Story Contest sponsored by the Master’s of Fine Arts and undergraduate Creative Writing programs.

UMass Boston Breaks Ground on 1,000-Bed Residence Hall

Office of Communications | December 01, 2016

University of Massachusetts Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley and state and local dignitaries broke ground today on a $120 million, 260,000-square-foot residence hall, achieving a long-held goal of providing UMass Boston students with an on-campus residential option.

Four El Mundo Boston Latino 30 Under 30 Recipients Connected to UMass Boston

Colleen Locke | December 01, 2016

One current UMass Boston student and three alumni are among this year’s El Mundo Boston Latino 30 under 30 recipients. El Mundo Boston honored senior Renata Teodoro, Andrea Ornelas ’15, Jahdiel Perez ’14, and Juana Matías ’09 at an event last month.