The Sustainable Solutions Lab hosted and participated in a number of sustainability activities during the Fall 2017 semester.
Aquaculture, also known as fish or shellfish farming, is a fast-growing industry, with a need fish farm technicians, scientists, engineers, managers, and government regulators. UMass Boston is offering an online aquaculture course starting in January.
School for the Environment professors Ellen Douglas and Paul Kirshen and their research team were one of 18 groups nationwide to receive the Federal Highway Administration’s 2017 Environmental Excellence Award, for the Boston Harbor Flood Risk Model.
More than 35 volunteers helped remove approximately 150 pounds of trash, including food wrappers, plastic bottles, plastic bags, cigarette butts, and even a boogie board, from the entrance to campus alongside Morrissey Boulevard.
Katherine Copeland '17 turned an internship secured during Professor C. Eduardo Siqueira’s capstone class into a paid position with the Mayor’s Office for Immigrant Advancement. The mural campaign that she suggested launches at a second location this weekend.
IT, School for the Environment, computer scientists, and engineers team up to make the cutting-edge technology available to students, faculty, and staff.
Professor of Remote Sensing Crystal Schaaf and her students in UMass Boston’s School for the Environment have teamed with Harvard Forest, Boston University, and researchers from around the world to develop new ways of measuring the biomass of trees.
Professor of Urban Planning Ken Reardon is the winner of the 2017 Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award.
UMass Boston Moves Up 12 Spots in Annual Ranking of Top-Tier College and Universities
The new mural was made possible by a Love Your Block Grant and support from National Grid, Paul Revere Transportation, and UMass Boston Community Relations.