UMass Boston Experts Taking Lead Role in HUBWeek 2017

Office of Communications | October 03, 2017
HUBWeek 2017 begins on October 10.

HUBWeek 2017 begins on October 10.
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Join UMass Boston experts and thought leaders from Boston and beyond at this year's HUBweek, which will be held October 10-15 in locations throughout the city. Explore the future being built in Boston at the intersections of art, science, and technology. Find a list of UMass Boston-related events below, and visit the HUBWeek site for details on the entire week of programming.

Cancer Disparities + Diversity in Life Sciences
October 11, 10-11 a.m.

Learn about a concerted effort in Boston that focuses on addressing cancer health disparities in minority populations, improving cancer research, training and outreach opportunities for students, faculty and scientists and preparing students of color for careers in the Boston/Cambridge life sciences cluster.

Jill Macoska, director of the Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy
Tiffany Donaldson, associate professor of psychology, UMass Boston
Adán Colón-Carmona, associate professor of biology, UMass Boston

How to Attract Global Entrepreneurs to Boston
October 11, 12-1 p.m.


By attending “How to Attract Global Entrepreneurs to Boston,” you will learn how the Global Entrepreneur in Residence Program originated, gain insight directly from global entrepreneurs themselves, find out how the immigration process works, hear success stories about companies already launched and get practical advice.

William Brah, founder and director, Venture Development Center

Linked Threats: Climate Change and Social Inequality
Oct. 12, 3:30-4:30 p.m.


In this presentation, we will discuss what Boston and other global cities are doing to build resilience, spark innovation, integrate research and action, and thus achieve the depth, speed, and scale of change to align our aspirations with the physical and moral demands of the century ahead. 

David Cash, dean, McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies

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