The National Institutes of Health has awarded biology professors Rachel Skvirsky and Adán Colón-Carmona an additional five-year $1.3 million grant to continue their work preparing undergraduate students at UMass Boston for PhD programs and careers in the biomedical research industry.
Distinguished Professor of Biology Kamal Bawa was awarded the prestigious Linnean Medal in Botany by the Linnean Society of London at its annual meeting last month.
Chemistry PhD students Sederra Ross and Jessica Karch and psychology PhD student Kirsten Christensen made UMass Boston history this spring when they received NSF Graduate Research Fellowships.
UMass Boston Professor Kimberly Hamad-Schifferli has collaborated with researchers at MIT’s Little Devices Lab to develop a set of modular blocks that can test blood glucose levels in diabetic patients or detect viral infection, among other things.
Former U.S. Congressman Barney Frank and urban education advocate Geoffrey Canada, founder of the Harlem Children’s Zone, will deliver the principal addresses at UMass Boston’s 50th Commencement Ceremonies May 24 and 25.
The University of Massachusetts Boston made the third annual list of Forbes’ America’s Best Value Colleges.
Two Boston Latin Academy students have teamed with third year Chemistry PhD student Raúl Orduña Picónto to get their science fair project ready next month's state and international competitions.
The search for answers to protect Central American frogs from extinction is giving scientists like UMass Boston Assistant Professor of Biology Douglas Woodhams clues on how to predict and respond to emerging diseases and epidemics in humans, other wildlife, and plants.
Professor of Chemistry Hannah Sevian and Chair and Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction Lisa Gonsalves are the recipients of a five-year, $1.1 million National Science Foundation grant that begins today.
The student fellows will each receive training, coaching, and mentoring during the program.