Columns, Speeches, and Updates
Civic Virtue, Public Education, and Democracy ›
Category: SpeechesUMass Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley kicked off a conversation with the UMass Boston campus with his remarks on how human virtue can be cultivated through education, preserving the liberties of a free society.
Commencement honorees ›
Category: UpdatesJames Gustave “Gus” Speth, co-founder of the Natural Resources Defense Council and the World Resources Institute, will be the keynote speaker for UMass Boston's 45 commencement ceremonies on May 31, 2013.
Our Community, On Campus ›
Category: ColumnsUMass Boston welcomed community members to campus for the 27th annual Community Breakfast and a community meeting in April.
Healing, and Moment of Silence ›
Category: UpdatesThe university will host a Service of Healing and Reconciliation in the Campus Center Monday at 2:30 p.m. The service will include a moment of silence at 2:50 p.m.
Former Student Krystle Campbell ›
Category: UpdatesFormer UMass Boston student Krystle Campbell, who studied sociology at UMass Boston from 2005-2007, was among the victims of Monday's bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
Patriots Day Events and Campus Closing ›
Category: UpdatesUMass Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley reports that members of the campus community who were involved with Monday's Boston Marathon are safe following the twin explosions.
Our good friend Mayor Menino ›
Category: UpdatesChancellor J. Keith Motley praises Mayor Thomas Menino ’88, who on Thursday announced he would not seek a sixth term in office.
Celebrate Scholarships with Governor Patrick ›
Category: UpdatesGov. Deval Patrick is coming to campus on March 26 at 12:30 p.m. to congratulate the recipients of the new Massachusetts High-Demand Scholarship Program.
A Great Time to Be at UMass Boston ›
Category: ColumnsAs UMass Boston breaks ground on a new academic building, UMass Boston’s application deadline for new freshmen (April 1) is fast approaching.
Breaking ground ›
Category: UpdatesSome of the attendees at this week's Board of Trustees’ quarterly meeting joined Chancellor Motley at a momentous event: the groundbreaking for General Academic Building No. 1.