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Traffic delays expected near campus

UMass Boston’s commencement ceremonies on Thursday and Friday of this week will mark a return to the Dorchester campus after several years of being held off-site due to construction on its... Read more

(This article was updated on Thurs., May 23)— In a letter issued on Tuesday, UMass President Martin Meehan told the UMass Boston community that a new search committee will form to seek a permanent chancellor for the Dorchester campus. The... Read more

Roughly six months after a vandal targeted the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Morrissey Boulevard, the site has been outfitted with a security camera to deter... Read more

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Now that UMass has picked a private partner to redevelop the 20-acre... Read more

A development team led by veteran Boston real estate executives and financiers Richard Galvin and Kirk Sykes has been selected by the University of Massachusetts to lead the redevelopment of the former Bayside Expo land on Dorchester’s Columbia Point... Read more

The UMass Building Authority will ask the university's board of trustees to approve a developer chosen to lease and re-develop the Bayside campus in a meeting on Thursday morning. UMass took control of the 20 acre site of the former Bayside Expo Center... Read more

Angered by a hike in parking fees, members of the UMass Boston community planned to picket outside the new West Garage on Wed., Feb. 6.

Last year, the university announced it would raise the parking rate at its on-campus garages and lots from $6... Read more

Bldg_1827_0.jpgA view of the new dorms from the campus’ Mt. Vernon Street entrance. Jennifer Smith photo

By Eliza Wilson

To the... Read more

With Veterans Day fast approaching, UMass Boston has set a goal to finish makeshift repairs to the Dorchester Vietnam Veterans Memorial in time for the holiday, along with a pledge to contribute $15,000 toward the eventual full restoration of the... Read more

The University of Massachusetts is close to choosing a development partner that it hopes will transform the former Bayside Expo site in Dorchester into a “mixed use business district” with a focus on “emerging innovation industries” that complement the... Read more

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