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Army Service, UMass Boston Education Pivotal for Richie Treanor

Zach Herman | June 14, 2017

The School for the Environment graduate is planning a career helping others cope with natural disasters and the impact of climate change.

UMass Boston Scientists Honored by EPA New England for Contributions to Environmental Stewardship

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | May 19, 2017

Urban-Rich and Shiaris received the 2017 Environmental Merit Award for their work with the Outfall Monitoring Science Advisory Panel (OMSAP).

UMass Boston Scientist Receives Harvard University Bullard Fellowship to Study Threatened Hemlocks

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | April 20, 2017

Crystal Schaaf is a noted expert on remote sensing.

UMass Boston One of the Best Values in Massachusetts

Office of Communications | April 14, 2017

A survey by SmartAsset.com finds UMass Boston is among the best values in Massachusetts.

Sustainable Solutions Lab Co-Convenes International Meeting on Climate Adaptation Financing

Sustainable Solutions Lab | March 16, 2017

In partnership with the British Consulates of Boston and Miami and the Boston Green Ribbon Commission, the Sustainable Solutions Lab at UMass Boston co-convened a two-day event to discuss climate adaptation financing.

Professor Schaaf Leads Royal Society Workshop on Terrestrial Laser Scanning Technology

Colleen Locke | March 02, 2017

Professor of Remote Sensing Crystal Schaaf is in the United Kingdom this week, for a workshop she co-convened for the Royal Society. The workshop was on Schaaf’s area of expertise – terrestrial laser scanning technology that sends out pulses of light and creates a 360-degree, 3D picture.

School for the Environment Professor Elected ASLO Fellow

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | December 05, 2016

UMass Boston Professor Bob Chen has been elected as a fellow in the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO).

UMass Boston Scientist Studies “Rockstars of Ocean Resilience”

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | November 17, 2016

A new paper reveals changes to kelp forests around the world.

IDEAS UMass Boston Puts Spotlight on Innovation, Connection

Colleen Locke | October 26, 2016

The ideas shared at the annual IDEAS UMass Boston conference included using video games to challenge biases, putting mobile devices in the hands of mental health patients to create therapeutic images that do what words cannot, and drawing inspiration from nurses in developing countries.

UMass Boston PhD Student Earns Fellowship to Study Gulf Coast Resilience

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | October 25, 2016

Debra Butler will examine how communities handle "shocks."