12 PhD Students Chosen to Participate in Transdisciplinary Dissertation Proposal Development Program
The Office of Graduate Studies has chosen 12 doctoral students from across the university to participate in this special program to help them develop their dissertation proposals.
Chemistry graduate student Steven Couture has received a $2,000 award to attend the American Chemical Society’s March conference in New Orleans. He’ll present about the green chemistry research that he is conducting in Professor of Chemistry Hannah Sevian’s research group.
Today, Assistant Professor of Biology Jarrett Byrnes and his colleagues are launching a new, improved NASA-funded Floating Forests website which will give citizen scientists the chance to help explore more of the world’s kelp forests from their desktops or phones.
Nancy Grace Roman, the astronomer known as the “Mother of Hubble” and the first woman to hold an executive position at NASA, visited campus to talk about everything from large moons and dwarf planets to Legos and advocating for women in science.
Second-year professor Tej Delvi and her co-principal investigators applied for and received three different National Science Foundation grants centered on helping teachers teach science.
Associate Professor of Engineering Kimberly Hamad-Schifferli has helped develop a paper-based test that can diagnose a Zika or dengue fever infection within 15 minutes.
Since 2014, the Beacon Student Success Fellowship has paid 184 students a total of $250,000 so that they could have unpaid or low-paying internships, do research with faculty, volunteer, and study abroad.
IT, School for the Environment, computer scientists, and engineers team up to make the cutting-edge technology available to students, faculty, and staff.
Boston's citywide festival of innovation to feature UMass Boston experts in conversation on climate change, cancer research, and global entrepreneurship.
UMass Boston received a $100,000 grant from UMass President Marty Meehan’s office and the Science and Technology Initiatives Fund to upgrade UMass Boston’s nanofabrication facility and position the school as a research leader in this emerging field.