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Moving Forward

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | November 10, 2016
Now that the election results have been tallied, UMass Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley says it is time for us to come together, remembering that what unites us is far more powerful and enduring than what divides us.

Cheer on Your Beacons This Week and Every Week!

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | November 02, 2016
The men's soccer and women's volleyball teams are looking to capture their conference’s tournament titles this week and earn bids in the NCAA tournament.

Remember to vote—and be sure you’re registered!

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | October 14, 2016
The voter registration deadline for Massachusetts residents is next Wednesday, October 19.

Weighing the College Decision

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | September 29, 2016
Students looking to complete the UMass Boston application process this fall can apply by November 1 for Early Action admission.

People Are Taking Notice

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | September 28, 2016
U.S. News & World Report ranked UMass Boston in the first tier of “national universities” as part of its annual Best Colleges rankings. All four UMass campuses that serve undergraduates as well as graduate students appeared on the list.

In Search of Excellence

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | September 16, 2016
UMass Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley looks to the future in his 2016 convocation address.

Celebrating Our Excellence in Diversity

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | September 14, 2016
The University of Massachusetts Boston is a recipient of the 2016 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

Welcome back to the University of Massachusetts Boston!

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | September 08, 2016
The Welcome Back festivities will be capped off by Fall Convocation on September 15.

The Nantucket Field Station: A Cause for Celebration

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | August 31, 2016
The Nantucket Field Station hosted a symposium, “Our Planet = Our Future,” earlier this month.

A Major Milestone in UMass Boston Applied Research

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | August 10, 2016
UMass Boston landed its first licensing deal for the development of an innovative new microscope.