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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 community, all while maintaining a 3.8 GPA.

Chancellor Honors Faculty at 2017 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Office of Communications | May 26, 2017

Three UMass Boston professors were honored at the undergraduate commencement ceremony for distinguished teaching, scholarship, and service.

At UMass Boston Undergrad Commencement, JFK Winner Shares Journey Out of Shadows

Zach Herman | May 26, 2017

UMass Boston celebrated its 49th undergraduate commencement at the TD Garden on Friday, May 26. An estimated 2,840 undergraduates received degrees.

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).

Faculty Research Celebration Highlights Mentorship On Campus

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | May 04, 2017

On May 2, Chancellor J. Keith Motley and the Friends of the Library hosted the annual Faculty Research Celebration in the Integrated Sciences Complex.

Professor Arthur Eisenkraft to Receive National Science Board Public Service Award

Office of Communications | April 25, 2017

The award honors exemplary public service in promoting public understanding of science and engineering.

UMass Boston Scientist Receives Harvard University Bullard Fellowship to Study Threatened Hemlocks

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | April 20, 2017

Crystal Schaaf is a noted expert on remote sensing.

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 One of the Best Values in Massachusetts

Office of Communications | April 14, 2017

A survey by SmartAsset.com finds UMass Boston is among the best values in Massachusetts.

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.