In the Media
Living Lab Visits Another Living Lab ›
WCAI Cape and Islands NPR, March 26, 2013Science editor Heather Goldstone, host of the WCAI program “Living Lab on The Point,” visits the UMass Boston environmental science students who are spending a semester studying on Nantucket.
Seen Around Campus: UMass students explore island’s living lab ›
The Inquirer and Mirror, March 21, 2013Description of the LivingLabs program on Nantucket including profiles of pilot participants, who are applying classroom knowledge from the environmental sciences to solve real-world problems on the island.
UMass students get real-world experience on Nantucket ›
Cape Cod Times, March 16, 2013The Cape Cod Times is the latest Massachusetts publication to write about UMass Boston’s new LivingLabs program on Nantucket, which gives students a rare opportunity to apply classroom knowledge from the environmental sciences to solve real-world problems.
UMass students midway through pilot island semester ›
The Inquirer and Mirror, March 07, 2013Article on the LivingLabs program on Nantucket, which has reached the halfway point.
Living LabNantucket 2013 ›
Nantucket Chronicle, February 18, 2013Anamarija Frankic, director of the Green Harbors Project, authored this article on UMass Boston's pilot learning program on Nantucket.
UMass Students Descend on Nantucket for Pilot Semester ›
The Inquirer and Mirror, January 31, 2013Graduate student Steve Nye, one of 19 UMass Boston students spending the semester on Nantucket for a pilot learning program, says the group is enjoying the opportunity to have nature as its classroom.
Nantucket will host young ocean scientists ›
Boston Globe, January 21, 2013UMass Boston is expanding its presence on Nantucket with a full-fledged satellite campus. The field station is hosting a group of about 20 ocean science students this winter who will study the island’s environment and ecology.
Muskeget Island: Largest gray seal breeding colony in US ›
Cape Cod Times, January 20, 2013Associate Professor of Biology Solange Brault and Sarah Oktay, managing director of the Nantucket Field Station, are quoted in this article on the gray seal population on Muskeget Island.
CNN Profiles: Sandy’s Nantucket Warrior ›
CNN.com, November 02, 2012Sarah Oktay, managing director of the Nantucket Field Station, is interviewed on how creating natural barriers along the U.S. coastline can help our nation be more resilient to future superstorms like Sandy.
Coalition pushing for seal control measures ›
Cape Cod Times, September 02, 2012Sarah Oktay, managing director of the Nantucket Field Station, is quoted in this article on the increasing seal population on Cape Cod and efforts by a coalition to allow residents to use non-lethal devices to disperse them.