UMass Boston’s First MOOC Offers a Classroom in the Cloud ›
The university is introducing its first Massive Online Open Course, a free noncredit class open to anyone with an Internet connection and a thirst for knowledge.
Celtics Captain Paul Pierce to Speak on Campus Thursday ›
Boston Celtics captain Paul Pierce is coming to UMass Boston on Thursday to speak to students about leadership in sports. He will be joined by Tara Mardigan, a nutritionist for the Boston Red Sox, and Bob Ryan, a columnist emeritus at The Boston Globe.
UMass Boston Economists Sign Statement Supporting Patrick Tax Plan ›
Fifty-seven economists signed the statement, including 13 from UMass Boston. They were joined by economists from across the UMass system and colleagues from Boston College, Boston University, Harvard University, Merrimack College, Northeastern University, Smith College, MIT, and Tufts University.
The Week in Beacons Sports (March 4-March 10) ›
UMass Boston Senior Hockey Player Named to Phoenix Coyotes Affiliate
Chancellor Motley Announces Partnership with Teen Empowerment, City of Boston ›
UMass Boston, the City of Boston, and Teen Empowerment, a Roxbury-based nonprofit that works to reduce violence among high-risk youth, will collaborate on a new Youth and Community Transformation Project.
UMass Boston Alumna Gina McCarthy Nominated as EPA Chief ›
The Dorchester native, who graduated from UMass Boston in 1976, was a driving force behind many clear air regulations passed during President Obama's first term.
The Week in Beacons Sports (February 25-March 3) ›
Hockey Teams Close Out Season; Men’s Lacrosse Picks up First Win
In Student Video Contest, Creative Eye and Camera Equals Cash ›
The fourth annual My UMass Boston video contest, which opens Monday, will award $1,000 in prizes to the best student filmmakers on campus.
GAB Groundbreaking is Latest Sign of Progress at UMass Boston ›
Chancellor J. Keith Motley, UMass President Robert Caret, university trustees, and community members braved bad weather on Wednesday to start the $113M project.
Trustees Approve New School for the Environment at UMass Boston ›
The University of Massachusetts Boston today took a major step toward becoming a global leader in environmental research, education, and outreach, with the UMass Board of Trustees’s approval of a new School for the Environment.