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Boston Mayoral Forums at UMass Boston | Sept 19

The Boston FoundationWBUR, and the University of Massachusetts Boston’s McCormack School of Public Policy and Global Studies and College of Advancing and Professional Studies today announced they will partner to host a pair of forums this fall wi >> Read More

Lifelines: Recent Work by Avram Finkelstein | Feb 15-March 14

"Boston’s emergence as a hub for provocative art continues in February with a new exhibit at UMass Boston’s Harbor Gallery. Lifelines: Recent Work by Avram Finkelstein showcases never-before-seen contemporary pieces from one of the most influential radical artists of the 1980s. >> Read More

Write on the DOT Teen Showcase | Nov 13

Write on the DOT Dorchester Teen Writers Showcase tonight @ 6:00 at the Fields Corner Library. Free Pizza donated by Tavolo's Restaurant!

UMass Volunteer Fair | Sept. 12

The annual UMass Boston Volunteer Fair will be held on September 12 from 11am to 2pm on the campus center. There will be hundreds of students at the fair seeking volunteers. For more info, email or call 617-287-7153.

UMass Boston Health Fair | Oct. 18

UMass Boston invites you to a health fair at the campus! The fair will be on October 18 from 11am to 2pm. The health fair is completely free! For more info, email or click HERE.

Living Better with Arthritis Expo at UMass | July 14

Visit UMass (100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston MA, 02125) on July 14th at 10am for a free event sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation! Experience free giveaways, expert seminars on treatments and pain management, interactive demonstrations, healthy eating tips, one-on-one with experts, and healthy fun for kids!

"Race to Nowhere" | May 11

Here's a chance to see an important documentary about the education of our nation’s youth AND make a charitable donation to a very good cause at the same time.  The UMass Boston Early Learning Center is hosting a screening of the film,  “Race to Nowhere” at UMass Boston on Friday, May 11, from 7:00-9:00 PM at Lipke Auditorium in the Science Building, 100 Morrissey Boulevard. 

Tickets can be purchased in advance for $10 online HERE or for $15 at the door.  Half the cost of each ticket will go directly to the UMass Boston Early Learning Center to fund quality early childhood programming. 

To learn more about the film and view a trailer, go to the Race to Nowhere website HERE.

Write on the DOT Reading & Anniversary Celebration | May 6

Celebrating 1-year of readings by Dorchester and UMass Boston creative writers...

Join us Sunday, May 6th for WRITE ON THE DOT at Savin Bar & Kitchen (across from the Savin Hill T station)

- reception starts at 5:30PM with an exclusive specials menu (incl. "author's ale," "The Hemingway," and $5 appetizers)

- reading starts at 6PM featuring poets Willie Pleasants and Liam Day of Dorchester alongside fiction writers Alexandra Sladky and Eric Maxson of UMass Boston.

Write on the DOT is a reading series coordinated by UMass Boston MFA students to support and promote local writing. We bring Dorchester writers and neighbors together to share creative work in our community.

More information, including the menu, can be found on our website: >> Read More

UMass Presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee | April 20

The University of Massachusetts Boston Dept. of Performing Arts presents the 2005 Tony Award Winning Musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Performances are in the McCormack Theatre, located at 100 Morrissey Blvd. There will be a special community night performance held on April 19th at 7PM.

Seating is limited, so RSVP by April 10th by email to Questions? please call Mona Connolly Casper at 617-287-5304.

Tickets purchased at the door: Student $10/General $20. 

Full List of Performances:

4/17 @ 6PM: Student Appreciation Night ($10 ticket with free pizza after the show)

4/18 @ 6PM

*4/19 @ 7PM: Special UMass Boston Community Night with complimentary refreshments

4/20 @ 8PM

4/21 @ 2PM and 8PM

4/22 @ 2PM


Third Annual Asian American & Pacific Islander Mental Health Forum | June 8

UMass Boston, Boston Public Health Commission, and other sponsors are hosting the Third Annual Asian American & Pacific Islander Mental Health Forum: Foster Healthy Minds in Children and Families. The event is on June 8th from 8:30AM to 4:00PM in UMass Boston's McCormack Building in the Ryan Room on the third floor. To register please click HERE

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