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UMass Boston Report: Boston Harbor Barrier Costs Would Outweigh Benefits

Sustainable Solutions Lab | May 29, 2018

As the City of Boston advances solutions to protect neighborhoods from climate change-induced flooding, a new independent report released today by the Sustainable Solutions Lab at UMass Boston advises against pursuing a harbor barrier in coming decades as part of larger resilience efforts.

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.

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.

Former EPA Chief and Alumna Gina McCarthy ’76 Returns to Campus to Talk Climate Change

Colleen Locke | November 03, 2017

UMass Boston alumna and former EPA administrator Gina McCarthy ’76 returned to campus Monday for a panel looking at climate change challenges and opportunities.

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.

Like an “Environmental Special Ops Team,” IGERT Fellows Study Coasts and Communities

McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies | September 05, 2017

Two McCormack Graduate School Global Governance PhD students study challenges facing Nantucket and Boston Harbor

Professor Matz Recommends Ways to Improve the Role of the Patient in Medical Decision-Making

McCormack Graduate School | August 03, 2017

Professor of Conflict Resolution shares his healthcare journey and the role of the patient in decision-making

Conflict Resolution, Human Security and Global Governance Staff Earns Chancellor’s Achievement Award

Leigh Murphy | July 27, 2017

Kudos to Kelly Ward Mason, recipient of the 2017 Chancellor's Achievement Award

McCormack Graduate School Welcomes New Associate Dean

McCormack Graduate School | July 14, 2017

Edozie brings a background as a teacher-scholar and academic administrator to her new role at UMass Boston.

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