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.
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.
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.
Professor of Urban Planning Ken Reardon is the winner of the 2017 Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award.
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.
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.
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.
Gerardo Blanco Ramírez and Ana Solano-Campos, assistant professors in the College of Education and Human Development, taught at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin in Poland in May.
Thanks to support from the Fulbright Specialist Program, Professor of Nursing Haeok Lee is going to Malawi to help implement cervical cancer screening and treatment programs for women in rural Malawi.
Assistant Professor of Economics Guy Numa, who holds a joint appointment in the Honors College, is organizing a session on 19th-century French economist Jean-Baptiste Say for the American Economic Association’s annual conference, the largest gathering of economists in the world.