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IDEAS UMass Boston Conference Celebrates 10 Years of Ideas Wednesday

Office of Communications | October 28, 2014

IDEAS UMass Boston is an annual event that brings innovators and leading thinkers from the worlds of science, the arts, technology, and business together, showcasing the innovation happening in Boston.

Queasy Over Oysters? UMass Boston Scientists Investigate Why Some Are Prone to Bad Bacteria

Anna Pinkert | September 15, 2014

UMass Boston professors and grad students look for new ways to track bacteria outbreaks in oysters.

The Princeton Review Highlights UMass Boston’s Green Efforts

Christian Arthur, Communications Correspondent | August 01, 2014

For the fifth consecutive year, UMass Boston has made the Princeton Review’s Green Colleges Guide.

Actor Mark Ruffalo Visits UMass Boston’s Nantucket Field Station

Office of Communications | July 16, 2014

Oscar- and Emmy-nominated actor Mark Ruffalo, who stars as Hulk in the Avengers movies, visited UMass Boston’s Nantucket Field Station recently to discuss a new partnership between his nonprofit organization Water Defense and field station Director Sarah Oktay.

Ocean Science: The Final, Final Frontier

Anna Pinkert | March 28, 2014

In a new report, Professor Bob Chen and his colleagues present some unorthodox suggestions for how scientists and educators could increase the public’s understanding of the ocean’s impact on everyday life.

UMass Boston Minute: Rachel Greene Visits Antarctica

Anna Pinkert | October 16, 2013

Oceanography students visited Antarctica to study krill.

UMass Boston Scientist Helps Uncover Pesticide Resistance in Tiny Crustaceans

Anna Pinkert | September 25, 2013

Helen Poynton is the co-author of a new article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

UMass Boston Scientists Investigate Fishing in the Lower Mystic River

Anna Pinkert | September 10, 2013

Local organizations will work together to determine if it is safe to fish in the Lower Mystic River.

$3 Million IGERT Grant Will Fund Coasts and Communities Fellowships

Anna Pinkert | August 27, 2013

A $3.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation will fund fellowships in global environmental research.

Sarah Oktay, UMass Nantucket Field Station Director, Profiled by CNN

Nantucket Field Station | November 02, 2012

Sarah Oktay, managing director of the Nantucket Field Station, talked about the importance of salt marshes in her CNN interview.

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