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UMass Boston Programs Rising in the Ranks

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | March 18, 2015
U.S. News & World Report recognized graduate programs in nursing, education, and rehabilitation counseling at the University of Massachusetts Boston as among the best in the nation in their recent national ranking of graduate schools.

Welcoming the Edward M. Kennedy Institute

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | March 11, 2015
The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate opens its doors on the UMass Boston campus this month.

Beacons Sports Beyond the Stats

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | March 04, 2015
The university community is invited to attend what promises to be an enlightening and engaging conversation with human rights activist and pioneer for racial equality Richard Lapchick tomorrow, March 5, at 3 p.m. in the Clark Convocation and Athletic Center.

UMass Boston: A First-Choice University

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | February 26, 2015
UMass Boston has become the first choice for students like Brianna Reyes '14.

“A World of Questions” Exhibit

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | February 25, 2015
“A World of Questions,” the exhibit on display through March 12 in the student-run Harbor Gallery offers UMass Boston a catalyst for questioning.

Cheering on the Beacons and Coach Titus

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | February 18, 2015
This Saturday, we have a chance to honor a leader who has played a crucial role in creating this tradition—a coach who has spent the past four decades guiding our student-athletes as they pursue their dreams, both educational and athletic.

Overcoming winter challenges

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | February 12, 2015
Email stormcenter@umb.edu with any concerns, comments, or feedback about the operations of the university during these extreme weather conditions.

Welcome back!

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | January 29, 2015
As the University of Massachusetts Boston kicks off the 2015 spring semester, Chancellor Motley welcomes students, faculty, and staff to the newly opened Integrated Sciences Complex.

Carnegie recognizes our community engagement

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | January 21, 2015
UMass Boston has received the 2015 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification—an important national award given to universities that demonstrate a commitment to building productive community partnerships.

Boston’s Olympic Bid

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | January 14, 2015
UMass Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley was part of the collaborative process that resulted in Boston being chosen as the U.S. representative in the bidding for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games.