Columns, Speeches, and Updates
Opportunities for All ›
Category: UpdatesHow can we in public higher education use our unique position—and our valuable strengths—to take the lead in guiding our nation into a healthy and prosperous future? What new paradigms and approaches will help us to best seize this opportunity?
Celebrating Diversity at UMass Boston ›
Category: UpdatesOur Beacons thrive by working closely with peers who think, talk, look, dress, eat, worship, love, and live differently than they do.
Win a Scholarship and Join the Brainstorm! ›
Category: UpdatesOn Wednesday, October 28, students, faculty, and staff are invited to participate in the IDEAS UMass Boston conference, a tradition that places the University of Massachusetts Boston at the center of conversation about major innovations and ingenious concepts that are changing the world.
Conference Brings Nation’s Fastest-Growing Inner-City Businesses to UMass Boston ›
Category: UpdatesChancellor J. Keith Motley and Governor Charlie Baker welcomed the leaders of the Inner City 100, deemed the fastest-growing inner-city businesses in the United States, to UMass Boston.
UMass Boston Open House October 17 ›
Category: ColumnsYou can see the physical transformation underway on our waterfront campus and find out about all the learning opportunities available at our annual Open House for high school students and their parents on Saturday, October 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.
Largest UMass Boston Film Series Kicks Off Seventh Season ›
Category: UpdatesThe UMass Boston Film Series kicks off its seventh season this week, connecting our community with thought-provoking documentaries and directors at film showings on campus and at other arts destinations throughout the city.
UMass Boston hosts Medal of Honor heroes ›
Category: UpdatesLast week, UMass Boston was fortunate to have Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Lt. Col. Charles C. Hagemeister address students, alumni, and community members.
At 50, a Vision for Our Future ›
Category: SpeechesIn his annual convocation address, Chancellor Motley says that over the next 50 years, the University of Massachusetts Boston must be an Institution that leads in inclusion.
A Time to Pause, Reflect, and Look Forward ›
Category: UpdatesOur annual convocation is a great fall tradition which brings our entire community of students, faculty, and staff together to celebrate all that we’ve accomplished as a university, and look toward the future.
Welcome Back! ›
Category: UpdatesFifty years ago, 1,227 students were the first to enroll at UMass Boston. As the fall 2015 semester begins, we have about 17,000 students. Our Honors College has its largest freshman class to date and graduate enrollment is higher than ever.