Life on Campus


Missing Commencement for Track & Field Championship, National Champion Dons Cap and Gown Early

Colleen Locke | May 11, 2016

Senior Hulerie McGuffie will be representing the Beacons one last time in both the 200- and 400-meter dash at the NCAA Division III Outdoor National Championship Meet, so she'll be missing commencement. On Monday, she had a chance to don her cap and gown early.

Confucius Institute Staff Attend the 9th National Chinese Language Conference

Confucius Institute | May 10, 2016

April 28th to 30th, 9th National Chinese Language Conference was held in Chicago. Chunmei Fu and Shuhong Wang from Confucius Institute at UMass Boston attended the conference.

Confucius Institute Staff at Open Day·Experience China in Consulate General of China in New York

Confucius Institute | May 09, 2016

On May 9th, 2016, Confucius Institute staff were invited to participated the Open Day·Experience China in Consulate General in New York

UMass Boston to Host 2016 Little East Conference Baseball Tournament at Monan Park

Office of Communications | May 09, 2016

UMass Boston is hosting the Little East Conference Tournament at Monan Park, starting Wednesday at noon.

Beacons Baseball Wins Regular Season Conference Title, Dedicates Monan Park

Colleen Locke | May 06, 2016

UMass Boston’s baseball team won its first regular season Little East Conference title Friday, minutes before UMass Boston dedicated the team’s new shared home with BC High.

Community of Leaders Serves as Teachers for Honors College Students

Colleen Locke | May 06, 2016

Eleven students in the Becoming a Leader class have spent the spring semester gaining leadership lessons from an impressive roster of CEOs, politicians, nonprofit chiefs, and entrepreneurs.

UMass Boston and BC High Dedicate New Monan Park Baseball Complex May 6

Office of Communications | May 05, 2016

The much anticipated Monan Park has opened in time for the spring high school and college baseball season. Boston College High School and UMass Boston will host a dedication and a ceremonial first pitch on Friday, May 6, at 3 p.m. on the new field.

Faculty Research Celebration Focuses on Research and Mentorship

Crystal Valencia | May 03, 2016

Attendees at last week’s Faculty Research Celebration learned about topics as diverse as the Massachusetts hip-hop scene, RNA sequencing in mice, and human rights and peacebuilding in Spain.

UMass Boston Sophomore Named One of Top Student Leaders in Country

Colleen Locke | May 03, 2016

Sophomore psychology major Joel Colon is one of 218 student leaders nationwide to receive the 2016 Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellows Award.

Family, Coworkers Inspire Participants in UMass Boston’s First Relay for Life

Colleen Locke | April 29, 2016

UMass Boston’s first Relay for Life event raised $10,000 for the American Cancer Society.