Boston State Alumnus Bill Bratton Named NYPD Commissioner ›
William Bratton, a 1975 alumnus of Boston State College, was named commissioner of the New York Police Department on Thursday.
The Week in Beacons Sports (November 26-December 2) ›
Men's Basketball Head Coach Charlie Titus goes for his 301st win tonight at 7:30.
UMass Boston and IBM Advance Technology Accessibility Research ›
The University of Massachusetts Boston (UMass Boston) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a new research initiative to advance accessible technology solutions for people with disabilities, the growing elderly population, those with low literacy and novice technology users.
UMass Boston Basketball Head Coach Charlie Titus Records 300th Win ›
UMass Boston men's basketball (3-2) overcame a 13-point first-half deficit to help Head Coach Charlie Titus earn win number 300 at the varsity level Friday afternoon.
Brendan O’Leary Brings His Expertise in Life Science Startups to the VDC ›
There’s a new face at UMass Boston’s Venture Development Center. Organic chemist and entrepreneur Brendan O’Leary has joined the VDC as an Entrepreneur in Residence. Entrepreneurs in Residence offer mentoring and support for the CEOs at the VDC.
UMass Boston Students Collaborate on Thanksgiving Meals for Harbor Point ›
CPCS students teamed up with Boston Public Schools students, the UMass Boston men's hockey team, and members of The3PointFoundation to prepare Thanksgiving meals for Harbor Point residents on Tuesday.
The Week in Beacons Sports (November 19-November 25) ›
The volleyball team (24-16) nearly pulled off an upset in the NCAA national tournament on Thursday, but fell short of its goal to best the top Division III team, Calvin College, and advance.
Community Invited to Provide Input on UMass Boston Hazard Mitigation Plan ›
The University of Massachusetts Boston is inviting the public to provide input on the university’s hazard mitigation plan on Wednesday, December 4, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Healey Library.
Tell Me a (Six-Word) Story ›
Ernest Hemingway once wrote a story that was only six words long. In that spirit, UMass Boston's Creative Writing Program has hosted its second annual six-word story contest.
UMass Boston Prof: Stereotype of “Criminal Immigrant” Doesn’t Hold Up ›
Sociology professor Bianca Bersani says first-generation immigrants offend less often than average, and their children commit crimes at the same rate as peers