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Global Green Chemistry Conference Reflects UMass Boston’s Innovation Edge

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | August 26, 2015
The University of Massachusetts Boston’s Center for Green Chemistry was honored to host the third annual Symposium and Workshop of the Global Green Chemistry Centres (G2C2) last week.

UMass Boston Lauded as Among “Best in the Northeast”

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | August 19, 2015
The University of Massachusetts Boston was again named to the “Best in the Northeast” list of higher education institutions published by the Princeton Review.

UMass Boston: Gateway and Home for Fulbrights

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | August 12, 2015
UMass Boston hosted the Fulbright Gateway Orientation last week, welcoming 60 international Fulbright Scholars who arrived in the United States to pursue graduate study at universities across the country.

WUMB to bring live music to our backyard on Carson Beach

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | August 05, 2015
For UMass Boston, the concert series is one more way in which we help enhance our urban neighborhood, this time by bringing live musical performances to the shore next door.

UMass Boston moves forward, with or without Boston Olympic bid

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | July 29, 2015
Regardless of how you feel about the outcome of the Boston 2024 Olympics bid, I hope you are as excited as I am about what still lies ahead for UMass Boston.

Summer Internships Enhancing Student Learning

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | July 22, 2015
Learning happens all year long at the University of Massachusetts Boston, especially for the thousands of students who take advantage of for-credit internship opportunities through the Office of Career Services and Internships.

New HarborWalk Section Opens

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | July 17, 2015
The new HarborWalk section on the north side of campus is now open to the public.

Research Projects Recognized, Funded

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | July 15, 2015
The University of Massachusetts President’s Office awards three faculty members $174,500 through the President's Science and Technology Initiatives Fund and the President's Creative Economy Initiatives Fund.

Kudos to Camp Shriver

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | July 08, 2015
UMass Boston celebrated 10 years of Camp Shriver yesterday during a kickoff ceremony with Tim Shriver, chairman of Special Olympics International.

Giving a UMass Boston Welcome to President Meehan

J. Keith Motley, PhD, UMass Boston Chancellor | July 01, 2015
President Marty Meehan came to the UMass Boston campus to meet and talk with students, answering questions and laying out his priorities for the University of Massachusetts.