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CSM Showcase Affirms UMass Boston’s Status as Research Hub

Zach Herman | June 05, 2017

More than 250 students collaborating on 90-plus research projects participated in the College of Science and Mathematics' third annual showcase.

Leadership, Service Themes of Shubhankar Joshi’s Time at UMass Boston

Colleen Locke | June 01, 2017

Aspiring pediatrician Shubhankar Joshi is a people person. And when he came to UMass Boston four years ago from Billerica Memorial High School, it didn’t take long for him to reach out to others, get involved in campus activities, and contribute to the Boston community, all while maintaining a 3.8 G

UMass Boston Scientists Honored by EPA New England for Contributions to Environmental Stewardship

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | May 19, 2017

Urban-Rich and Shiaris received the 2017 Environmental Merit Award for their work with the Outfall Monitoring Science Advisory Panel (OMSAP).

UMass Boston Postdoctoral Researcher Works to Save Salamanders from Deadly Fungus

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | April 18, 2017

Molly Bletz received a 2017 David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellowship from the Society for Conservation Biology and the Cedar Tree Foundation.

UMass Boston Scientist Finds Link Between West Nile Virus and Mosquito Microbiomes

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | April 06, 2017

UMass Boston research reveals that mosquitos that lack beneficial bacteria are more likely to carry the West Nile virus.

Scientist Studies How Electric Fish Evolved – and How They Buzz to Find a Mate

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | February 01, 2017

Scientists don't yet know how, or why, each species of electric fish uses a different electrical frequency.

UMass Boston Scientist Studies “Rockstars of Ocean Resilience”

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | November 17, 2016

A new paper reveals changes to kelp forests around the world.

UMass Boston and Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center U54 Partnership Receive $17.8M

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | November 15, 2016

Grant supports cancer disparity research and training of minority researchers

Green Chemistry Stars Return to UMass Boston Roots

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | October 11, 2016

UMass Boston and Yale University co-hosted a green chemistry workshop at UMass Boston.

UMass Boston Professor Studies Cell Signaling, with Implications for Cancer & Down Syndrome

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | September 07, 2016

Associate Professor of biology Alexey Veraksa received a $1.6 Million grant from NIH