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meet the 2019 uww commencement speakers

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

We are excited to announce the 2019 UWW commencement speakers.  Lilliana Tirado Arteaga is the East Boston Play to Learn Group Coordinator for the Boston Public Schools Countdown to Kindergarten program. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, 45-year-old Arteaga lives with her family in East Boston. Read More…

commencement is this friday

Monday, May 6, 2019

We’re so excited to see you and your guests for this special day! Here are some key things you need to know about Friday, May 10: • The UWW Senior Recognition Ceremony will be Friday, May 10 starting promptly at 1:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Auditorium. We will not be delaying the start time Read More…

commencement live stream

Monday, May 6, 2019

Watch the 2019 UWW Senior Recognition Ceremony LIVE on UWW's Facebook page on Friday, May 10 at 1:30pm (eastern time). Watch the 2019 UMass Amherst Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony LIVE on Friday, May 10 at 4:30pm (eastern time).  If you are a UWW graduate or visitor who needs more information Read More…

application deadline extended to june 15

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

We are very excited to report that the application deadline has been extended to June 15 for a fall, 2019 start. Our Admissions page walk you through the process. We look forward to receiving your application. 

$9k raised for scholarships in 48 hours

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

The UMass Amherst University Without Walls raised over $9,000 towards the Rute Avelar Scholarship during UMassGives. UMassGives is the university's 2-day online giving campaign which took place from April 29-30, 2019.  Established by Celso Avelar, a long-time friend of the UWW program, this Read More…

get ready for umassgives- april 29-30

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

UMassGives, the university’s 2-day online giving campaign, will take place from Monday, April 29 - Tuesday, April 30, 2019. As always, we need your help!  We are asking you to support our new scholarship, the Rute Avelar Scholarship. Established by a friend of UWW in honor of his niece who died at Read More…

class notes- spring 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Class Notes- spring 2019 Gary Bernhard This retired UWW professor and director continues to be active in his community and in the field of experimental and experiential education through his work as President of the Board of Directors for North Star, an alternative middle and high school for teens Read More…

uww students awarded 2019 jack wilson scholarship

Monday, April 8, 2019

UWW Students Dean Bellville and Melanie Carden are the recipients of the 2019 Jack M. Wilson Presidential Scholarship. Each student has been awarded $1266 towards the completion of their UMass Amherst bachelor’s degrees.  Forty-eight-year-old Dean Bellville is a police officer with the Town of Read More…

director ingrid bracey has retired

Friday, February 8, 2019

After thirty-two years and six months working for the University Without Walls—10 of those as UWW’s director—Dr. Ingrid Bracey has retired. UWW faculty members Drs. Abigail Dallmann and Lisa Modenos have been appointed interim co-directors. “We are profoundly grateful to Dr. Ingrid Bracey for her Read More…

new uww scholarship created

Thursday, January 24, 2019

We are honored to announce the founding of the Rute Avelar Scholarship. Established by Celso Avelar, a long-time friend of the UWW program, the scholarship honors the memory and spirit of his beloved niece Rute Avelar who passed away in 2003 at the age of fifteen. This scholarship will be awarded Read More…