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On Jan. 26, Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance Kathleen Kirleis sent an email to all University of Massachusetts Boston students and faculty regarding an increase in parking fees. These fees will be set at $15 for the new parking garage, to be opened in the summer of 2018, and be…

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University of Massachusetts Boston Professor Laura L. Hayman Ph.D. has been selected by the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing to be inducted into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame. Hayman, who is a professor in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, is…

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On the evening of March 5, Marty Meehan, president of the University of Massachusetts system, led the second annual State of the University address at the UMass Club in Boston. During his address, Meehan spoke about the school's accomplishments and the challenges the state's public universit…

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The #MeToo movement has exposed various sexual harassment cases that had remained hidden and silenced for years, or sometimes even decades. As more women are speaking out against sexual misconduct in professional settings and workplaces, employers have become cautious about interactions betw…

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A new borrowing bill issued by Governor Charlie Baker, the Senate, and House will provide $475 million for the University of Massachusetts System for campus improvements, The Lowell Sun reported Monday, Feb. 12. Beacon Hill’s new borrowing bill is a $3.5 billion deal in total. Officials have…

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Feminism theorist and writer Cynthia Enloe visited the University of Massachusetts Boston on Feb. 8, warning over 100 people who attended her seminar that the public needs to open their minds to women’s vulnerabilities when it comes to sexual harassment: “If you are vulnerable, you are the t…

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On Feb. 5, there was a party for Professor Rita Kiki Edozie's newly published book "Pan-African Rising" in the Alumni Lounge of the Campus Center. Professor Edozie is currently a graduate professor of International Relations and an Associate Dean of the McCormack School of Policy and Global …

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The University of Massachusetts Boston’s Interim Chancellor Barry Mills said on Jan. 31 that the Science Building’s garage budget fix will cost $92 million. According to the Boston Globe, the original budget plan for the garage during J. Keith Motley’s time as chancellor was between $150 and…

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If you've ever seen a man with a Wheel of Sex around campus, that is Craig Bidiman, the Health Education & Wellness Promotion Specialist for the University of Massachusetts Boston’s University Health Services (UHS). By definition, Bidiman’s job is to help students with their mental healt…

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The University Massachusetts Boston is imposing a new parking fee increase. Currently, a new parking garage is being built on campus, which is meant to replace the closed underground parking garages. One of the reasons for the fee increase is to pay for the new garage, which cost $69.75 mill…

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Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at the University of Massachusetts Boston, Gail DiSabatino, sent a memo on Monday Jan. 22 urging on-campus DACA students to renew their DACA status before immigrant work permits expire on March 5 of this year. The memo was also signed by Marie Bowen, the u…

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The 2018 spring semester’s Welcome Week marks the start of many new beginnings to the school year, including many opportunities that the Student Arts and Events Council (SAEC) provide for the campus.

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The University of Massachusetts Boston’s Office of Housing and Residential Life hosted a public forum about the new residence hall dormitory complex, expected to open in Fall 2018.

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The University of Massachusetts Boston’s campus has been rapidly changing as the school begins to shift from being a primarily commuter school toward a residential campus. Some tangible changes include the construction of the new University Hall, Integrated Sciences Complex, the parking gara…

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Current Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh won a second term on election night, succeeding his competitor, City Councilor Tito Jackson, by nearly 30 percentage points on Nov. 7.

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On Nov. 2, Shaun King, a leading activist of the Black Lives Matter Movement who gained recognition through his use of social media, came to the University of Massachusetts Boston to speak about what he calls "the new Civil Rights Movement” during an event sponsored by The Mass Media. Approx…

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According to a recent Dorchester Reporter article, St. Christopher’s Church on Columbia Point is expected to be demolished and replaced by new dorms for the University of Massachusetts Boston as part of UMass Boston’s residence hall construction project. The University of Massachusetts Build…

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The University of Massachusetts Boston’s most recent construction projects are each expected to cost millions, according to a recent public briefing. Some projects are being funded by the state, others are overseen by the University of Massachusetts Building Authority (UMBA), and the remaini…

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Current Mayor Martin J. Walsh and City Councilor Tito Jackson have less than two weeks left in their respective campaigns for City Hall. Although with what some would say was a slow start, in recent days, the pressure on Jackson has increased dramatically after an Oct. 23 Suffolk University/…