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UMass Boston Professor Offers Framework for Early Care and Education Leadership in New Book

Office of Communications | November 09, 2017

In Leading for Change in Early Care and Education: Cultivating Leadership From Within, Anne L. Douglass builds a theory and a practice of entrepreneurial leadership for early care and education.

Counseling and School Psychology Professor Receives International Early Career Honor

Office of Communications | November 03, 2017

Amy Cook, assistant professor of counseling and school psychology in the College of Education and Human Development, has been recognized by the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE).

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.

UMass Boston Professor Uses NSF Grants to Spark Science Interest in Elementary, High Schools

Colleen Locke | October 24, 2017

Second-year professor Tej Delvi and her co-principal investigators applied for and received three different National Science Foundation grants centered on helping teachers teach science.

UMass Boston Engineer Part of Zika Test Breakthrough

Colleen Locke | October 19, 2017

Associate Professor of Engineering Kimberly Hamad-Schifferli has helped develop a paper-based test that can diagnose a Zika or dengue fever infection within 15 minutes.

UMass Boston Professor to Receive Public Service Award for ‘Dark Money’ Research

Colleen Locke | October 13, 2017

The Massachusetts Association of School Committees will present Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham with its 2017 Distinguished Public Service Award at the group’s annual convention next month.

UMass Boston Urban Planning Professor Receives National Civic Engagement Award

Colleen Locke | September 29, 2017

Professor of Urban Planning Ken Reardon is the winner of the 2017 Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award.

Grant to Put UMass Boston Engineers at Forefront of Computing Technology

Colleen Locke | September 14, 2017

UMass Boston received a $100,000 grant from UMass President Marty Meehan’s office and the Science and Technology Initiatives Fund to upgrade UMass Boston’s nanofabrication facility and position the school as a research leader in this emerging field.

Creative Economy Initiatives Fund Supports Local Artists, History, Africa

Colleen Locke | September 11, 2017

UMass Boston faculty and staff have received a combined $102,350 from UMass President Marty Meehan’s office and the Creative Economy Initiatives Fund. Projects include a hip-hop oral history project and survey of Boston residents.

Education Professor Delivers Keynote Address at Internationalization Forum in China

Office of Communications | August 18, 2017

Assistant Professor of Higher Education Gerardo Blanco Ramírez delivered the keynote address at the First Forum on Internationalization of Higher Education at Shaanxi Normal University in China.