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UMass Boston Opens University Hall to Students

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | January 25, 2016

Today marks the beginning of the phased opening of University Hall, UMass Boston’s second new building in the last two years.

Engineering Professor Earns DARPA Award to Investigate Low-Profile Antennas

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | December 28, 2015

Profesor KC Kerby-Patel was awarded the 2015 Young Faculty Award (YFA) from DARPA.

UMass Boston Research Professor Honored by National Academy of Inventors

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | December 18, 2015

Richard Soref is a pioneer in photonics technology.

Biology 365 Microbial Genomics Laboratory Conducts Research on Enterococcus

Velina Batchvarov | December 17, 2015

15 senior biology students have been spending their Wednesday afternoons at the new Sandbox Laboratory working with bacteria.

Alumnus Hudson Improves Transboundary Waters Management on a Global Scale

James G. Mortenson | December 17, 2015

Andrew Hudson has helped develop and initiate signature programs during 19 years at the UN Development Programme's Global Environmental Facility unit in New York.

Ninth Annual Research Celebration Highlights Faculty Achievements

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | December 04, 2015

On December 1, UMass Boston cheered on its star researchers at Annual Research Celebration.

Honors College Colloquium Class Gains Insight at Japanese Internment Camp

Colleen Locke | December 01, 2015

The Honors College and the Ralph and Janice James Student Success Fund fully funded the trip to Little Tokyo in Los Angeles and the Manzanar National Historic Site at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountains in Owens Valley, California.

A Look Inside the Sandbox Lab at the Integrated Sciences Complex

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | November 10, 2015

The lab offers a unique space for students and faculty to collaborate on research projects.

UMass Boston Professor Corrects Decades-Old Theory on Underwater Visibility

Anna Pinkert | October 21, 2015

According to ZhongPing Lee, the way that Secchi disk depth is interpreted is simple, easy, and also wrong.

UMass Boston’s School for the Environment Partners with PRI’s Living on Earth

Anna Pinkert | October 19, 2015

As partners, SFE and LoE will produce a weekly show and start a new Education Corps