The National Science Foundation awards Alan Stebbins (PhD student, School for the Environment) a Graduate Research Fellowship for three years of financial support. The Fellowship is granted based on a student's potential for achievement in science and engineering; former recipients of the Fellowship include Steven Chu and Ben Bernanke.
Pediatrician Claudia M. Gold says Ed Tronick’s Infant-Parent Mental Health program at UMass Boston is a superb example of the groundbreaking research underway on how to aid young children in their mental and emotional development.
Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic Sebastian Smee praises a new art exhibit chronicling globalization, co-curated by UMass Boston Associate Professor of Art Victoria Weston. The exhibit is housed at Boston College’s McMullen Museum of Art.
Residents of three neighborhoods surrounding UMass Boston are looking to add more Hubway stations in their areas. Right now, the only two stations in Dorchester are at the JFK/UMass T stop and on the UMass Boston campus.