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.

UMass Boston Researchers: Pesticides Negatively Impacting Crustaceans, Fish Food Source

Colleen Locke | January 23, 2018

New studies coauthored by UMass Boston researchers find that pesticide use, particularly for home and garden care, are negatively impacting the communities of the shrimp-like crustacean Hyalella azteca and causing harm to our freshwater resources.

UMass Boston’s Crystal Schaaf to Continue Serving as Landsat Science Team Member

Colleen Locke | December 26, 2017

Crystal Schaaf, a professor of remote sensing in UMass Boston’s School for the Environment, will once again serve a 5-year term as a Landsat Science Team Member, providing technical and scientific input to NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey.

Sustainable Solutions Lab Fall 2017 Semester Roundup

Bridget Bearden, McCormack Graduate School | December 11, 2017

The Sustainable Solutions Lab hosted and participated in a number of sustainability activities during the Fall 2017 semester.

Registration Now Open for UMass Boston’s New Online Aquaculture Course

Office of Communications | November 07, 2017

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 Climate Scientists Receive National Award

Colleen Locke | October 27, 2017

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.

Urban Harbors Institute Hosts Annual Coastal Cleanup

Urban Harbors Institute | October 13, 2017

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.