Local nonprofits affiliated with Success Boston, the college completion initiative that includes UMass Boston, recently received $850,000 from The Boston Foundation as part of the foundation’s quarterly grant awards.
This article on the FDA’s new approach to nicotine patches and other smoking cessation products mentions a 2012 joint study by the Harvard School of Public Health and UMass Boston, which questioned the longterm effectiveness of such products.
Article on the Mass. Memories Road Show, a public history project that collects and archives mementoes of Massachusetts residents, and which traveled to Lexington as part of LexCelebrate! Incorporation Weekend, a Lexington 300th anniversary celebration event
Article on how Robyn Hannigan, director of the School for the Environment, has been awarded $25,000 from the UMass Commercial Ventures and Intellectual Property (CVIP) Technology Development Fund to develop a "cold" cell that maintains biological materials at low temperatures.