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NSF Grant to Fund UMass Boston Chemistry Education Research

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | January 03, 2017

Hannah Sevian has received a $2.5 million grant to help teachers foster a new kind of teaching and learning around chemistry.

School for the Environment Professor Elected ASLO Fellow

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | December 05, 2016

UMass Boston Professor Bob Chen has been elected as a fellow in the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO).

COSMIC Physics Curriculum to be Taught Across Thailand

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | November 23, 2016

40 teachers and 30 school principals gathered in Bangkok to learn to teach lessons from Active Physics, which is being translated into Thai.

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

Computer Science Students to Represent UMass Boston in Supercomputing Competition

Colleen Locke | November 09, 2016

Two UMass Boston undergraduate computer science students are part of a team that’s going to Salt Lake City this weekend to compete in the prestigious Student Cluster Competition.

Alumni Association Supports Beacons Student Success Fellowship; Paid Internships Continue

Colleen Locke | October 28, 2016

The UMass Boston Alumni Association has made a three-year commitment of $170,000 to support the Beacons Student Success Fellowship.

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.

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UMass Boston in Top Tier Nationally

Office of Communications | September 13, 2016

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of Massachusetts Boston in the first tier of “national universities” in the United States, according to a new report released Tuesday.

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