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YPN's 4th Annual Leadership Development Conference: The Road Not Discovered | Nov. 15

YPN's 4th Annual Leadership Development Conference: The Road Not Discovered | No


November 15, 2014
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrisey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125.
Ryan Lounge
McCormack Hall 3rd Floor

The purpose of this conference is to provide participants with information and resources for career and professional development, and to engage young professionals in dialogue on issues that are important to them. This year’s theme, “The Road Not Discovered”, will focus on stimulating ingenuity and creativity to help young professionals on their journey towards greater personal and professional success.

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Beaches Commission Public Meeting | February 1

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 the Metropolitan Beaches Commission will hold a public meeting at the UMass Boston Campus Center from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.

The meeting will discuss and amke way of how to make them vital and find different strategies on how to improve them. If you are able to attend the Feb. 1 meeting, please take a moment to RSVP by email to, or by phone to 617-451-2860.

Driving and Parking Directions

The public meeting will take place at UMass Boston, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Dorchester, MA 02125. It will be held in the Campus Center Building in the 3rd floor Ballroom. There will be parking available in the South Parking Lot for $6. Please note that the parking lot is marked as student parking only, but it is ok to park there for the public meeting. UMass Boston is also accessible by public transportation via the MBTA Red Line’s JFK/Umass stop with a 5 minute shuttle ride to campus.

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.

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