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Polito, Kennedy Visit UMass Boston for STEM Lecture Series

Maryalice Gill | March 25, 2016

Integrated Sciences Complex hosts films screening, panel discussion organized by Massachusetts STEM Advisory Council.

New Mathematical Models Show that Networks Promote Cooperation

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | March 10, 2016

Research has implications for how cells, humans cooperate in groups

UMass Boston Community Shares Partnership Opportunities with Boston’s Chief Resilience Officer

Colleen Locke | March 08, 2016

As she develops a resiliency strategy for the City of Boston, Chief Resilience Officer S. Atyia Martin is receiving input from UMass Boston faculty, staff, and students about ways to make the city more equitable.

Bluefin Tuna Spawning Ground Discovered off of New England

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | March 07, 2016

The spawning ground is located in a broad area of the open ocean called the Slope Sea, south of New England and east of the Mid-Atlantic states.

UMass Boston Faculty Will Return to China for Summer Graduate Seminar

Zach Herman | March 07, 2016

The 12 faculty members who joined last year's trip to Xi'an will discuss their experiences on Tuesday at 2:30 in the Campus Center.

UMass Boston’s COP21 Participants Discuss Paris Pact at Sustainable Solutions Lab Event

Colleen Locke | February 25, 2016

UMass Boston’s Sustainable Solutions Lab, a cross-disciplinary institute launched this semester to address the complex impacts of climate change, convened an expert panel Wednesday to discuss the lessons learned from the Paris Agreement, a historic international accord reached at December’s COP21 co

UMass Boston’s CyberWarriors Win Qualifying Round of Cyber Defense Competition

Colleen Locke | February 24, 2016

For the first time, computer science students from UMass Boston have placed first in the qualifying round of the Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, besting 14 other teams, including teams from cybersecurity powerhouses like Northeastern University and Rochester Institute of Technology.

New Research from UMass Boston Scientist Could Save Amphibian Lives

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | February 23, 2016

Doug Woodhams investigates new methods to fight chytrid fungus.

Enrichment Program Introduces UMass Boston Undergraduates to Careers in Medicine or Research

Tufts Medical School | February 10, 2016

Tufts University School of Medicine with UMass Boston encourages a more diverse physician and biomedical science workforce with intensive curriculum for pre-medical and pre-doctoral students.

UMass Boston Earns Carnegie Classification for ‘Higher Research Activity’

Zach Herman | February 05, 2016

Designation is another milestone in the university's evolution as a hub for world-changing research.