Summer on Nantucket
Head to Nantucket for a couple of weeks and earn some credits towards your degree or certificate program at University of Massachusetts Boston. We have some new offerings as well as some old favorites. Come study in one of the world’s most unique and beautiful environments this summer.
Studio Art in Nantucket: Painting Away Off Shore
June 27 - July 12, 2013
This two-week intensive summer workshop will encompass an immersive painting experience that draws upon Nantucket’s rich history and its unique landscape.
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July 14 - July 27, 2013
This marine biology course serves as an introduction to field research methods and will familiarize students with the flora and fauna of the unique island of Nantucket.
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Marine and Coastal Ecological Research
July 28 - August 10, 2013
Supervised research on the adaptations and interactions of organisms of the beaches, salt marshes, sand dunes, and embayments of Nantucket.
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GIT Data Collection and Field Methods
August 5 - August 24, 2013
The course will cover basic Geographic Information Technologies (GIT) and applications used to research, map and analyze coastal phenomena. These include: Geographic Information Systems (GIS); Global Positioning System (GPS); Remote Sensing (RS).
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