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UMass Boston Makes Forbes’ Top 300 List for America’s Best Value Colleges

Office of Communications | April 26, 2018

The University of Massachusetts Boston made the third annual list of Forbes’ America’s Best Value Colleges.

Annual Environmental Research Colloquium Brings Together STEM Students

Vanessa Chatterley | April 24, 2018

The event welcomed more than 100 undergraduate and graduate students from different universities.

UMass Boston to Use $100K NEH Grant to Create Courses Focused on Boston Harbor & Coastal Communities

Colleen Locke | April 19, 2018

The National Endowment for the Humanities has given UMass Boston and its community partners a $99,774 grant to create a three-course sequence focused on Boston Harbor, the Boston Harbor Islands, and the diverse coastal communities surrounding the harbor that many UMass Boston students call home.

UMass Boston Professor Part of National Carbon Tracking Team

Office of Communications | April 17, 2018

Bob Chen, a professor of organic geochemistry and marine organic chemistry in UMass Boston’s School for the Environment, was part of a 30-member team that created the first known carbon budget of the eastern coast of North America. Given sea level rise, their findings could be cause for concern.

UMass Boston’s Sustainable Solutions Lab Provides Recommendations on Financing Climate Resilience

Colleen Locke | April 13, 2018

UMass Boston’s Sustainable Solutions Lab released a report today with recommendations on how to finance solutions to one of the most pressing issues facing the Boston region, and the world, today: climate change.

UMass Research Portfolio Soars to Record-high $670 Million; UMass Boston Expenditures up 10 Percent

University of Massachusetts | March 28, 2018

Research expenditures at the University of Massachusetts rose to a record-high $670 million in Fiscal Year 2017, up $37 million over the previous year and $270 million since 2007. UMass Boston grew its research expenditures by nearly 10 percent, up $6 million from the prior year, to $69.7 million.

UMass Boston’s Urban Planning Program Launches Website on the Work of Planning Scholar Paul Davidoff

Colleen Locke | February 14, 2018

The Master’s Program in Urban Planning and Community Development at the University of Massachusetts Boston is launching a new website highlighting Paul Davidoff’s life and work, created with the help of Davidoff’s family.

Community-Engaged Faculty Use UMass Boston Engage Portal to Make Connections

Colleen Locke | February 12, 2018

UMass Boston’s community-engaged faculty have a new tool to report their partnership activity, make new connections, and strengthen existing ones. It's called UMass Boston Engage.

Event Focuses on Enhancing Community Engagement

Vanessa Chatterley | February 01, 2018

Members of the university and neighboring communities gathered in UMass Boston’s Alumni Lounge to explore ways to enhance community engagement and collaboration.

12 PhD Students Chosen to Participate in Transdisciplinary Dissertation Proposal Development Program

Office of Graduate Studies | January 24, 2018

The Office of Graduate Studies has chosen 12 doctoral students from across the university to participate in this special program to help them develop their dissertation proposals.