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  1. 2015 Winter Welcome Week Events: Volunteer Fair
    Learn about various community engagement opportunities with agencies addressing issues of immigration and citizenship, hunger, health, homelessness, youth, senior citizens, and the environment.
  2. 2015 Winter Welcome Week Events: Involvement Fair
    Stop by to connect with students representing more than 100 student organizations.
  3. Welcome Week Activities Kick Off Spring Semester
    UMass Boston kicked off its spring semester this week with Welcome Week activities, and even a blizzard couldn't put a damper on the fun across campus.
  4. 2015 Winter Welcome Week Events: January 30
    Discuss General Academic Building No. 1 and the master plan and learn about the Integrated Sciences Complex, and then at 6:30, ring in the new year with free food, music, and skating.
  5. 2015 Winter Welcome Week Events: January 29
    Learn training techniques and hold exotic animals from noon to 3 and glow all night long: the Glow-in-the-Dark Dance Party starts at 7 p.m.
  6. 2015 Winter Welcome Week Events: January 28
    Starting at 11, enjoy a marvelous work of ice created by Eric Fontecchio, a First Night Boston artist. Comedians Taylor Tomlinson and Sammy Obeid perform at 3 p.m.
  7. 2015 Winter Welcome Week Events: January 27
    Stop by the Campus Center Terrace at 1 to connect with students representing more than 100 student organizations. Success Boston students: enjoy refreshments from noon to 3.
  8. 2015 Winter Welcome Week Events: January 26
    Stop by the Campus Center's Upper Level at 7:30 and 3:30 for a free drink and snack from the Chancellor's Office, and then enjoy a 3-foot tall Rice Krispies treat in the lighthouse logo from 11-3.
  9. Chancellor Motley Welcomes Students Back to School
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley welcomed the largest freshmen class in UMass Boston history when classes began September 2. The chancellor recorded a video message.
  10. 2014 Welcome Week Events: September 11
    Today's events include convocation, a student BBQ, day of service, pizza party, and movies (Maleficent and 22 Jump Street) under the stars.
  11. 2014 Welcome Week Events: September 10
    More than 30 nonprofits will be on campus to talk about volunteer and internship opportunities starting at 11 a.m. Magicians Peter Boie and Norman Ng take center stage at 3 p.m.
  12. 2014 Welcome Week Events: September 9
    Stop by the Campus Center starting at 11 a.m. and connect with more than 100 student organizations. The Class of 2018 Investiture Ceremony starts at 3 p.m.
  13. 2014 Welcome Week Events: September 8
    Join the Student Arts and Events Council at noon for a birthday bash to celebrate 50 years of UMass Boston.
  14. 2014 Welcome Week Events: September 5
    Local artisans will display their hand-crafted products starting at 9 a.m., the Class of 2018 is invited on a harbor cruise at noon, and everyone is invited to stop by the Fox Point Pavilion for food.
  15. 2014 Welcome Week Events: September 4
    Get a snack on the way to class starting at 2 p.m., and then mix and mingle with Honors College faculty, students, and student organization leaders. The Honors College Welcome Reception is also at 2.
  16. 2014 Welcome Week Events: September 3
    Learn about great employment opportunities on and off campus at the employment fair from 11 to 2. The welcome for the College of Liberal Arts is at 2; the Graduate Student Welcome Reception is at 3.
  17. 2014 Welcome Week Events: September 2
    The National Student Orientation from 9 to noon welcomes students from across the U.S. and its territories. The Success Boston Welcome Reception at 5:30 p.m. is for BPS, Cambridge, and Chelsea grads.
  18. Honors College Welcome Reception
    Mix and mingle with Honors College faculty, students, and leaders from the Honors College student organizations.
  19. Class of 2018 Investiture Ceremony
    Official welcome for the Class of 2018 featuring keynote speaker Wes Moore.
  20. Fall 2014 Convocation
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley invites you to attend the events of convocation morning, Thursday, September 11, 2014, in the Campus Center Ballroom.
  21. Success Boston Initiative Welcome Reception
    Welcome incoming students and celebrate the return and accomplishment of the current participants of the Success Boston Initiative.
  22. 2014 Winter Welcome Week Events: February 1
    Go on a ski trip to Pats Peak or cheer on the Beacons.
  23. 2014 Winter Welcome Week Events: January 31
    As Winter Welcome Week nears the end, cheer on the men's hockey team in the Clark Athletic Center.
  24. 2014 Winter Welcome Week Events: January 30
    Meet exotic animal handler Ed Laquidara, back for his fourth engagement at UMass Boston, then dance the night away at our glow-in-the-dark dance party.
  25. 2014 Winter Welcome Week Events: January 29
    Check out the largest ice sculpture we have had to date on campus, learn about the more than 100 student organizations on campus, and enjoy a comedy show with Jay Dukes and Eric O'Shea.
  26. 2014 Winter Welcome Week Events: January 28
    Get a free snack at one of our WOW!!! events, and learn about various community engagement opportunities at the volunteer fair.
  27. 2014 Winter Welcome Week Events: January 27
    After 30 years of programming for the student body, SAEC is having a birthday party this afternoon. An orientation for National Student Exchange students is also part of today's Welcome Week events.
  28. Class of 2017 Investiture Ceremony
    Official welcome to UMass Boston for the Class of 2017!
  29. UMass Boston Minute: Chancellor Motley
    In this UMass Boston Minute, UMass Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley talks about why the first day of school is one of his favorite days of the year.
  30. 2013 Welcome Week Events: September 12
    Hear Chancellor Motley lay out his vision for the 2013-2014 year at convocation, then join him for a free BBQ lunch. New students will receive their official UMass Boston pins at a 3:30 p.m. ceremony.
  31. 2013 Welcome Week Events: September 11
    Learn about community engagement opportunities on campus, watch the Beacons volleyball team defend their conference title, and see magicians Nate Staniforth and Derek Hughes perform.
  32. 2013 Welcome Week Events: September 10
    Learn about the clubs and organizations on campus and the University Honors Program and explore the gritty world of cocoa plantations at a free screening of The Dark Side of Chocolate.
  33. 2013 Welcome Week Events: September 9
    Get a snack before class and get discounted Red Sox tickets.
  34. 2013 Welcome Week Events: September 6
    As part of Welcome Week, stop by the Campus Center, meet local artisans and see their hand-crafted products. Then, enjoy a free BBQ and kayak and paddle board rentals.
  35. 2013 Welcome Week Events: September 5
    Enjoy free snacks before class, support the Beacons and watch the men's soccer team take on Emmanuel College, and get discounted tickets to the Broadway touring production of Wicked.
  36. 2013 Welcome Week Events: September 4
    Get a snack before class, meet other exchange students, and learn about on-campus employment opportunities New and returning graduate students are invited to a graduate student opening reception.
  37. 2013 Welcome Week Events: September 3
    Start the semester with a free snack before class. There will be a special reception for new and returning students who graduated from a Boston Public School at 5 p.m.
  38. Fair Trade at UMass Boston Presents: The Dark Side of Chocolate
    The Dark Side of Chocolate explores the exploitation and slave trading of African children to harvest chocolate that still occurs nearly ten years after the cocoa industry pledged to end it.
  39. Fall 2013 Convocation
    Join Chancellor J. Keith Motley on Thursday, September 12 for the annual fall convocation.
  40. 2013 Winter Welcome Week Events: February 4
    Stop by at 7:30 a.m. or 3:30 p.m. for a drink, snacks and fruit with a greeting from Chancellor Motley.
  41. 2013 Winter Welcome Week Events: January 30
    Get a T-shirt with your face attached to any famous person of your choice, see the UMass Boston logo made out of ice, and come out for a glow-in-the-dark dance party to support Campus Kitchens.
  42. 2013 Winter Welcome Week Events: January 30
    Check out an ice sculpture, learn about CAPS, UMass Boston's newest college, and enjoy comedic performances by Marc LaMotte and Kyle Grooms.
  43. 2013 Winter Welcome Week Events: January 29
    Check out the astronaut ice sculpture. Also: learn about various community engagement opportunities with agencies addressing issues of immigration and citizenship, hunger, health, and homelessness.
  44. 2013 Winter Welcome Week Events: January 28
    Come hang out and reach for the stars while playing a variety of space games; pick up ski tickets and Sister Act tickets.
  45. Beacons on the Point Block Party
    UMass Boston students are invited to join Harbor Point and Peninsula residents for music, food, and fellowship at the third annual Block Party.
  46. 2012 Welcome Week Events: September 13
    UMass Boston ends Welcome Week with convocation addresses, a BBQ, a dessert reception for new, first-year freshmen, and movies under the stars for everyone.
  47. 2012 Welcome Week Events: September 12
    Office Space, Drumline, and The Replacements actor and former 7UP spokesperson Orlando Jones is the center stage performer for UMass Boston's Welcome Week.
  48. 2012 Welcome Week Events: September 11
    UMass Boston offers a variety of social, cultural, and educational opportunities outside the classroom. Connect with more than 100 student organizations.
  49. 2012 Welcome Week Events: September 10
    UMass Boston students are invited to take a free harbor cruise.
  50. 2012 Welcome Week Events: September 7
    University of Massachusetts Boston students are invited to stop by the Open Market vendor fair and join us for the third annual Beacon Block Party.
  51. 2012 Welcome Week Events: September 6
    New and returning UMass Boston students are invited to take part in a community service project and grab a free snack on the way to class.
  52. 2012 Welcome Week Events: September 5
    Learn about great employment opportunities on-and off-campus and intramural and recreation opportunities and join us for a graduate student reception.
  53. 2012 Welcome Week Events: September 4
    Start the semester with a free snack before class, then come out and support the men's soccer team. Free hot dogs, hamburgers, and drinks are available for the first 100 spectators.
  54. Welcome Week Events: January 27
    Attend a special evening at the Museum of Science or cheer on the Beacons
  55. Ski Trip to Pats Peak
    Spend the day shredding the snow on skis or on a snowboard.
  56. Welcome Week Events: January 26
    Today's activities include a chance to show off your b-ball skills and a chance to enjoy two movies under the stars.
  57. Welcome Week Events: January 25
    Comedy Mentalist Sean Bott takes the stage at 5 p.m. tonight
  58. Welcome Week Events: January 24
    There are several events happening on the UMass Boston campus to welcome students back for the Spring 2012 semester.
  59. Welcome Week Events: January 23
    There are several events happening on the UMass Boston campus to welcome students back for the Spring 2012 semester.
  60. Fall Semester Kicks Off with Welcome Week, Convocation
    A look at the activities available to students, staff, and faculty during Welcome Week: Fall 2011.
  61. Welcome Week Events: September 15
    Welcome Week events for Thursday, September 15, 2011
  62. Welcome Week Events: September 14
    Welcome Week events for Wednesday, September 14, 2011
  63. Welcome Week Events: September 13
    Welcome Week events for Tuesday, September 13, 2011
  64. Welcome Week Events: September 12
    Welcome Week events for Monday, September 12, 2011
  65. Welcome Week Events: September 10
    Welcome Week events for Tuesday, September 6, 2011
  66. Welcome Week Events: September 9
    Welcome Week events for Friday, September 9, 2011
  67. Welcome Week Events: September 8
    Welcome Week events for Thursday, September 8, 2011
  68. Welcome Week Events: September 7
    Welcome Week events for Wednesday, September 7, 2011
  69. Welcome Week Events: September 6
    Welcome Week events for Tuesday, September 6, 2011