UMass Boston News

2017 Graduate Commencement Ceremony

The Class of 2016 celebrates at commencement.
The Class of 2016 celebrates at commencement.
Event Date: May 25, 2017 - 3 p.m.
Event Type: Invitation Only
Location: Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, 290 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210

Speaker: Gerald Chan

Gerald Chan is a biomedical researcher and investor who pioneered the treatment of cancer with oncolytic viruses, cancer vaccines, next-generation chemotherapeutic agents, and biologics that modify the tumor micro-environment. In the infectious disease area, he worked on novel antibiotics, affordable prophylactic vaccines, and antiviral drugs. In neurology, he worked on groundbreaking treatments for Alzheimer's disease, traumatic brain injury, and autism. 

Get directions and find transportation, dining, and hotel options on the commencement page.

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.