Marketing & Engagement's Office of Communications highlights the accomplishments of the UMass Boston community through local, national, and international media, handles all inbound media requests for the university, and coordinates communications for several campus divisions, including the Chancellor’s Office and the Provost’s Office.
Our publications include:
- New stories on umb.edu
- University press releases and media advisories
- UMass Boston in the News - A weekly email roundup of media mentions about the UMass Boston community
- A weekly email digest of university events
- The Beacon Times - A monthly email and print broadside featuring good news about UMass Boston
Communications is responsible for producing all university news releases, media advisories, and public service announcements conveying news about the activities and achievements of students, faculty, and staff to print, Internet, and broadcast media.
UMass Boston has developed a TV-grade studio available to regional, national, and international media outlets for live interviews with the university’s media experts. The university has facilitated live interviews from the studio with outlets such as CNBC, the BBC, Al Jazeera, Voice of America’s Persian Television, and New England Cable News.
We're here to help you find an expert for your story. With 900+ faculty members, UMass Boston is sure to have someone who can speak to your topic. Please complete the media request form for fastest service.
Director of Communications
Associate Director of Media Relations
Speechwriter and Director of Executive Communications
Digital Communications Editor
Research Communications Coordinator
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