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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.

UMass Boston Education Professors Teach in Poland

Office of Communications | August 18, 2017

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.

Nursing Professor, Fulbright Specialist Haeok Lee to Provide Cervical Cancer Testing in Malawi

Colleen Locke | August 10, 2017

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.

UMass Boston Professor Organizes National Conference Session on Economist Jean Baptiste-Say

Colleen Locke | August 07, 2017

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.