In the Media

Movers & Shakers ›

Worcester Business Journal | November 13, 2017
McCormack Graduate School Dean David W. Cash is a new board member for the Framingham clean energy solutions nonprofit E4TheFuture.

WHOI Sea Grant Program Receives Grants for Aquaculture Research › | November 02, 2017
Researchers at UMass Boston and the New England Aquarium are part of a two-year project to simplify the process and reduce the cost of obtaining permits to farm marine species in U.S. waters.

Newest tools to monitor health of Boston Harbor: drones ›

The Boston Globe | October 12, 2017
As part of HUBWeek, research scientists in the School for the Environment showed off the tools they use to monitor pollution, understand what’s living in the water, and map the harbor floor. School for the Environment Dean Robyn Hannigan said more people need to pursue marine technology careers.

Who Has the Keys to Electric Vehicles? ›

The Boston Globe | September 25, 2017
McCormack Graduate School Dean David W. Cash says "if we clean and smarten the grid, we could power our economy more cheaply without fossil fuels. ... [O]ur air would be cleaner, and Massachusetts would take another giant step forward in averting climate change."

Why CRE Should Want the Wall (No, Not THAT One) ›

Bisnow | September 20, 2017
UMass Boston professors Paul Kirshen and David Levy are interviewed about the feasibility of constructing a four-mile protective storm barrier across Boston Harbor from Winthrop to Hull.

Innovators sought for $100k fish oil challenge ›

Fish Farming Expert | September 08, 2017
UMass Boston is one of the co-sponsors of the F3 Fish Oil Challenge, which will award a $100,000 prize to the company or team that makes and sells the most fish-free “fish oil” to aquaculture operations or feed manufacturers.

What a future sea barrier in Boston would look like › | September 06, 2017
UMass Boston professors studying the feasibility of a Boston Harbor barrier are preparing to release a report this December.

A Barrier for Boston Harbor: UMass Team Studies Flood-protection Plans ›

WBUR | September 06, 2017
Professor of Climate Adaptation Paul Kirshen, academic director of the Sustainable Solutions Lab, is leading a team researching harbor barriers to protect Boston from flooding. "There are a host of local solutions that have multiple benefits," McCormack Graduate School Dean David W. Cash said.

Boston Forum to Address Climate Change ›

Boston Neighborhood Network | September 06, 2017
Associate Professor of Hydrology Ellen Douglas discusses her recent talk at the New England Aquarium on the challenge Boston faces from climate change and extreme weather.

Boston Studying A Hurricane Barrier To Combat Flooding ›

CBS Boston | August 30, 2017
Professor of Climate Adaptation Paul Kirshen, academic director of the Sustainable Solutions Lab, says rising seas and an intense storm could create a devastating flood that would make Boston "look like from the air the way it did in the 1770s. You’re just going to see the high points."