As it sorts through turbulent fiscal times, the University of Massachusetts Boston campus announced Tuesday that more than $4 million in salary expenses are being cut through a voluntary employee buyout program. Fifty UMass Boston employees, including... Read more
Dreary, worn down and a poor reflection of the neighborhood’s vitality were just a few of the phrases used to describe Mount Vernon Street, the main access road of Columbia Point, in a neighborhood survey.
The peninsula, best known as the home... Read more
Rafael Jaen, a professor of theatre at UMass Boston, was one of five faculty members across all of the University of Massachusetts system to win a 2017 Manning Prize for Excellence in Teaching, an award that earned him a $10,000 honorarium and further... Read more
In the wee hours of Mon., May 12, 1958, the roar of printing presses and the revving of truck engines announced the arrival of The Globe Newspaper Co. at its new home, 135 Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester. For the previous 86 years, right up to the... Read more
Construction is plugging along on the 1,085-bed residence halls at UMass Boston, university officials told a small gathering of community members at the Campus Center last Saturday morning. The two buildings at the “gateway” to the Columbia Point... Read more
Originally slated to conclude on the last day of May, an exhibit at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate featuring original work by the students from Boston International Newcomers Academy (BINcA) has been extended to the end of... Read more
The future of one of the city’s most prominent redevelopment sites— the 16-acre Boston Globe property on Morrissey Boulevard—is again in limbo after the latest agreement to sell the newspaper plant and offices collapsed.
The Globe reported the... Read more
Alleging a lack of respect for the Dorchester campus's urban mission and its efforts to revitalize itself, students, staff and community members from University of Massachusetts-Boston aired their grievances Wednesday with the UMass system trustees.... Read more