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  1. UMass Boston Hosts Undergraduate Shakespeare Conference
    Senior English major Nora Connolly and Chloe Brooks, a Harvard undergraduate, won one of the two awards for best presentations at the conference. This is the third time in the last four years that a UMass Boston student has taken one of the top prizes.
  2. Chancellor’s Faculty Research Celebration: The Teaching Soul: Research and Mentoring
    Featuring Professor Filip Cuckov and Grant Rudd of the Cyber-Physical System Lab, Professor Tiffany Donaldson and Najah Walton of the Health Equity Scholar Program, and Lina Canon and Alyssa Benafew
  3. Undergraduate Shakespeare Conference
    Recreating Shakespeare: New Contexts, New Interpretations, New Performances. Sponsored by the English Department. Refreshments will be served.
  4. Phillis Wheatley Day
    Stop by the Harbor Gallery to celebrate the work of Phillis Wheatley.
  5. Art Show and Concert
    The curator of the art gallery will talk briefly about the installation process and open up the gallery for a walk through. The University Chamber Singers perform at 3:30 p.m.
  6. Emergency Preparedness and Roadway Safety Information Table
    Ask questions and learn from staff in the departments of emergency management, transportation services, construction and master planning, environmental health and safety, and public safety
  7. Undergraduate Research Paper and Poster Presentations
    Our undergraduates will share their research findings and poster presentations. Refreshments will be served.
  8. Learning by Doing: Thompson Island Histories
    Stop by the library to see this intriguing student-curated project.
  9. Construction Brown Bag Briefing
    This event will feature presentations on roadway openings and closings, renovations to McCormack and Wheatley Halls, and construction progress on the parking garage and residence hall.
  10. 2017 Graduate Fair
    At the fair, you can pick up your cap and gown, check your holds with the Registrar's Office, speak to Career Services about your résumé, connect with the Alumni Association, and buy your class ring.
  11. 2017 IFFBoston/UMass Boston Film Series Mass. Works-in-Progress
    As part of a collaboration with IFFBoston, the UMass Boston Film Series will showcase will showcase works-in-progress, screen thought-provoking films, and engage in filmmaker Q&As, all for free.
  12. 2016 Graduate Fair
    At the fair, you can pick up your cap and gown, check your holds with the Registrar's Office, speak to Career Services about your résumé, connect with the Alumni Association, and buy your class ring.
  13. Archaeology Graduate Student Presentation
    Please join historical archaeology graduate student Dania Jordan for her presentation on placing African Americans back in the New England landscape using archaeological and historical evidence.
  14. College of Public and Community Service Open House Reception
    You are cordially invited to a reception featuring the Honorable Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz as CPCS showcases and celebrates the accomplishments of the college, UMass Boston, and partners.
  15. 2016 Construction Master Plan Lunch and Learn
    Come have a slice of pizza, participate in a town-hall discussion about the new residence hall, and get more information on construction progress and upcoming plans.
  16. 12th Annual Take Back The Night
    A day of workshops, film, and performances to raise awareness about gender-based violence.
  17. Spring Day of Service 2016
    Students, faculty, staff, and alumni are invited join OSCLE for the Spring Day of Service on Saturday, April 30! Serve with community organizations across the greater Boston area.
  18. The Teaching Soul: Research and Mentoring
    Join Chancellor Motley & the Friends of the Library for the Annual Faculty Research Celebration, which will showcase faculty working with students supported by the Beacons Student Success Fellowship.
  19. 2016 IFFBoston/UMass Boston Film Series Mass. Works-in-Progress
    As part of a collaboration with IFFBoston, the UMass Boston Film Series will showcase Mass. Works-­in-­Progress, screen thought-­provoking films, engage in filmmaker Q&As, and celebrate.
  20. Spring 2016 Community Meeting
    UMass Boston invites friends and neighbors to learn about academic programs, community partnerships, campus improvements, and plans for the future.
  21. American Cancer Society Relay for Life of UMass Boston
    Whether you do one lap or take 100 steps to help fight cancer, all are welcome to participate!
  22. 2016 Slomoff Lectureship: Iran After the Nuclear Deal - Implications for the Region
    Join the Conflict Resolution Program as they celebrate 30 years of teaching conflict resolution and help us launch the David Matz fellowship. Keynote speaker is award-winning author Tritia Parsi.
  23. Graduate Fair
    Pick up your cap and gown, check your holds with the Registrar’s Office, speak to Career Services about your resume, connect with the Alumni Association, purchase your class ring, and more.
  24. 2015 Chancellor’s Faculty Research Celebration
    Join Chancellor J. Keith Motley and the Friends of the Library at the annual Faculty Research Celebration, featuring professors Miren Uriarte, Tara Parker, and Anne Douglass.
  25. Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence
    Join Chancellor J. Keith Motley and former chancellors Corrigan, Penney, Gora, and Collins for breakfast and dialogue as they honor the past, recognize the present, and realize the future.
  26. A Fond Farewell: UMass Boston Chamber Orchestra Conductor’s Jon Ceander Mitchell’s Last Concert
    Jon Ceander Mitchell, leading the UMass Boston Chamber Orchestra for the last time, will be joined by Elaine Baker D’Angelo, The Pinewoods Morris Men, and the UMass Boston Chamber Singers.
  27. 2015 Major Exploration Fair
    Representatives from academic departments, as well as advisors, career specialists, and library staff will be on hand to talk to you about the majors, minors, and programs of study at UMass Boston.
  28. Marvin Gilmore: Crusader for Freedom Reception and Book Signing
    Marvin E. Gilmore, Jr. is an African American musician-turned-businessman and the grandson of slaves, who rose from poverty to achieve the American dream.
  29. Career Services Networking Event
    Current UMass Boston students and alumni: Attend this networking event and engage with employers actively seeking to fill positions.
  30. Spring 2015 Community Meeting
    UMass Boston invites friends and neighbors to learn about academic programs, community partnerships, campus improvements, and plans for the future.
  31. Construction Master Plan Lunch and Learn
    The university community is invited to come have a slice of pizza and learn about construction progress and upcoming plans.
  32. 2015 Chancellor’s Achievement Awards
    Join Chancellor J. Keith Motley as he recognizes professional and classified staff who have demonstrated exceptional innovation, initiative, or service.
  33. UMass Boston Film Series: An Autobiography of Michelle Maren
    Exclusive Sneak Preview: Filmmakers Michel Negroponte and Michelle Maren will take part in a Q&A following a free screening of the story of a former porn star transforming herself through film.
  34. The 2015 Slomoff Symposium: Restorative Justice In Our Communities Event
    Join us for this McCormack Grad School symposium on restorative justice featuring leading Boston activist and author, Michael Patrick MacDonald.
  35. Jonathan Kozol: Celebrating CEHD
    A poster session from 1-3 will be followed at 4 by a keynote address and book signing with National Book Award-winning author Jonathan Kozol.
  36. UMass Boston Mass. Memories Road Show (Last Chance)
    Share your memories and take your place in UMass Boston’s history at this free, public event commemorating the university’s 50th anniversary.
  37. UMass Boston Mass. Memories Road Show
    Share your memories and take your place in UMass Boston’s history at this free, public event commemorating the university’s 50th anniversary.
  38. Free Movie Screening with Director of YERT and Earth Day Lunch
    The Student Arts and Events Council and the UMass Boston Sustainability Program presents this screening of YERT (Your Environmental Road Trip).
  39. The Green Careers Forum
    The Center for Sustainable Enterprise and Regional Competitiveness's forum will showcase the broad range of career opportunities related to sustainability, the environment and clean energy.
  40. MASSRIDES and Nuride Green Transit Alternatives Seminar
    Explore the latest alternative transit options and sign up for NuRide. Light refreshments will be served.
  41. MASSRIDES, Nuride, and ZIPCAR are here!
    Explore green transit options such as ride-share, carpool, vanpool, and transit reward options.
  42. E-Waste Collection Drive: Don’t Just Recycle, E-Cycle!
    Drop off your small office techno-trash in a marked covered box. Email the Sustainability Program at UMBe.Green@umb.edu for a list of acceptable items.
  43. UMass Boston Earth Weeks ZIPCAR Green Transit Info Table
    Learn about your green transit options!
  44. Earth Day Symposium
    The Biology Department, School for the Environment, and Center for Governance and Sustainability presents "Global Food Security and Biodiversity in the Face of Climate Change."
  45. From Climate Conflict to Climate Action: Capturing the Greatest Opportunities of Our Generation
    Executive Secretary of UN Framework Convention on Climate Change presents annual Slomoff Lecture...also streamed live on day of event.
  46. Teen Empowerment at UMass Boston: A Dynamic Collaboration
    Join Professor Russell Schutt to hear about the collaborative projects and findings.
  47. Go Project Purple
    Join former NBA star Chris Herren as he shares his inspirational story.
  48. Chancellor’s State of the University Address
    Annual campus-wide update