- Trustees Approve New School for the Environment at UMass Boston
The University of Massachusetts Boston today took a major step toward becoming a global leader in environmental research, education, and outreach, with the UMass Board of Trustees’s approval of a new School for the Environment.
- UMass Boston Researchers Find Himalayas Warming More Rapidly Than the Rest of the Earth
UMass Boston graduate student Uttam Babu Shrestha and Distinguished Professor of Biology Kamaljit Bawa are published in international journal PLoS One.
- Lecture: “Three Bodies: Rethinking Environmental Health and Food Production in Mohawk Community”
Guest lecture by Dr. Elizabeth Hoover, Anthropology (Brown University)
- UMass Boston Professor Discusses Governance at U.N. Global Ministerial Environment Forum in Nairobi
Center for Governance and Sustainability Co-director Maria Ivanova was invited to share her expertise at the 26th Session of the Governing Council of the UNEP.
- From Trash to Treasure: Upward Bound Students Raise Money to Build School in Guatemala
UMass Boston Upward Bound students will travel to Guatemela during spring break to build a school out of waste.
- Aspiring Computer Scientists Participate in UMass Boston’s Tech Savvy Computing Camp
UMass Boston hosted a one-day computing camp designed to serve as the launching point for developing a week-long summer science camp.
- UMass Boston Professors Give Teens a Lesson in Protecting the Environment
Professor Anamarija Frankic led a group of teenagers on a canoe trip down the Neponset River, collecting water samples to teach environmental stewardship.
- New Center to Develop “Green-and-White-Collar” Job Training
Professional training in the growing field of green business will be administered through the Center for Sustainable Enterprise and Regional Competitiveness.