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  1. PhD Student Mai See Yang Brings Data-Driven Gerontology Research to Hmong Community
    In May, Mai See Yang became the first Hmong student to graduate with a PhD in gerontology from UMass Boston. Her research focuses on the particularly high rates of depression and other mental illnesses in older Hmong adults.
  2. CSM Showcase Affirms UMass Boston’s Status as Research Hub
    More than 250 students collaborating on 90-plus research projects participated in the College of Science and Mathematics' third annual showcase.
  3. UMass Boston Scientists Honored by EPA New England for Contributions to Environmental Stewardship
    Urban-Rich and Shiaris received the 2017 Environmental Merit Award for their work with the Outfall Monitoring Science Advisory Panel (OMSAP).
  4. UMass Boston Hosts Leadership Forum on Early Education, Launches New Innovation Lab and Accelerator
    The accelerator will provide mentoring, networking, and access to capital necessary to start and grow businesses through a cohort-based program.
  5. Uncovering Dorchester’s Industrial School for Girls: An Online Exhibition
    A free event at the Massachusetts Archives and Commonwealth Museum
  6. Faculty Research Celebration Highlights Mentorship On Campus
    On May 2, Chancellor J. Keith Motley and the Friends of the Library hosted the annual Faculty Research Celebration in the Integrated Sciences Complex.
  7. UMass Boston Helps Dorchester Uncover its Past
    “What’s important about this process is that it comes from the bottom up, not from the top down,” Pelayo said.
  8. CNHS 31st Annual Research and Scholarship Day
    Research and Scholarship Day is a yearly event to highlight the research, scholarship and creative initiatives put forth by the faculty and students of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.
  9. UMass Boston’s CLA Undergraduate Research Showcase Highlights Academically Ambitious Students
    On April 25, undergraduate students gathered in UMass Boston’s Alumni Lounge to present posters and papers.
  10. Undergraduate Research Paper and Poster Presentations
    Our undergraduates will share their research findings and poster presentations. Refreshments will be served.
  11. UMass Boston Scientist Receives Harvard University Bullard Fellowship to Study Threatened Hemlocks
    Crystal Schaaf is a noted expert on remote sensing.
  12. UMass Boston Postdoctoral Researcher Works to Save Salamanders from Deadly Fungus
    Molly Bletz received a 2017 David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellowship from the Society for Conservation Biology and the Cedar Tree Foundation.
  13. UMass Boston Scientist Finds Link Between West Nile Virus and Mosquito Microbiomes
    UMass Boston research reveals that mosquitos that lack beneficial bacteria are more likely to carry the West Nile virus.
  14. UMass Boston Researcher Uses Fly Eyes to Understand Colorblindness and Cancer
    Rister, an assistant professor of biology at UMass Boston, researches how color vision develops, using the fly eye as a model.
  15. National Science Foundation: CAREER Development Workshop
    This workshop is designed for faculty and research staff and will focus on preparation and submission of competitive applications to the NSF.
  16. Nanoparticle Researcher Earns Foresight Fellowship
    Kimberly Hamad-Schifferli’s nanoparticle research will create new methods of testing for disease and delivering cancer therapies.
  17. Master Class with David Matz (exclusively for alumni and students)
    Part of the David Matz Fellowship program which celebrates David's legacy and focuses on engaging students and alumni through continuing education, career workshops and student scholarships
  18. Finding Funding Opportunities
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  20. Individual National Research Service Awards
    Join UMass Boston experts for a pre-doctoral grant writing workshop
  21. Department of Education and Institute of Education
    Join UMass Boston experts for a DOE and IES proposal writing workshop
  22. UMass Boston’s Graduate Nursing and Education Programs Ranked by U.S. News & World Report
    U.S. News & World Report's 2018 edition of Best Graduate Schools includes three UMass Boston graduate programs.
  23. UMass Boston Professor Contributes to Deliberations on Post-War Reconstruction in Iraqi-Kurdistan
    Adenrele Awotona delivered the plenary speech on "Rebuilding Sinjar As If People Mattered."
  24. UMass Boston Earns USAID Grant to Help Advance Administrative Justice in Rwanda
    This project will help national agencies and local governments render more informed and defensible decisions and empower citizens to better understand and challenge those decisions when they are flawed.
  25. Think Only Good Looks Lead to More Money? Not So Fast, UMass Boston Professor Says
    Assistant Professor of Management Mary C. Still is challenging the long-held notion that good looks are the reason why some people make more money than others.
  26. UMass Boston Scientist Seeks New Clues to Hereditary Breast Cancer
    Shailja Pathania, assistant assistant professor of cancer biology at UMass Boston, has received a DoD Breast Cancer Breakthrough award.
  27. Racism Online: Racialized Aggressions and Sense of Belonging Among Asian American College Students
    Join the Institute for Asian American Studies for a research talk about social media by PhD student Kevin Gin.
  28. Scientist Studies How Electric Fish Evolved – and How They Buzz to Find a Mate
    Scientists don't yet know how, or why, each species of electric fish uses a different electrical frequency.
  29. TUSM-UMass Boston Winter Enrichment Program Reception
    Join us in celebrating another successful year of the TUSM-UMass Boston Winter Enrichment Program!
  30. Graduate Programs in Conflict Resolution Master’s Projects
    Part of the Conflict Resolution Colloquium Series. Join our conflict resolution students as they present their master's projects.
  31. International Relations Capstone Project Presentations
    International Relations master's students will present their capstone projects.
  32. NSF Grant to Fund UMass Boston Chemistry Education Research
    Hannah Sevian has received a $2.5 million grant to help teachers foster a new kind of teaching and learning around chemistry.
  33. School for the Environment Professor Elected ASLO Fellow
    UMass Boston Professor Bob Chen has been elected as a fellow in the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO).
  34. Third Annual CSM Student Success Showcase - Sponsored by Sanofi Genzyme and Oracle
    CSM student presentations will include undergraduate and doctoral student research and scholarly posters as part of Sanofi Genzyme and Oracle Fellowships and the Freshman Success Community Program.
  35. UMass Boston Scholar Pens First-of-Its-Kind Study on Race, Gender and Political Leadership
    Carol Hardy-Fanta is the is the lead author of Contested Transformation: Race, Gender, and Political Leadership in 21st Century America.
  36. UMass Boston Scientist Studies “Rockstars of Ocean Resilience”
    A new paper reveals changes to kelp forests around the world.
  37. UMass Boston and Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center U54 Partnership Receive $17.8M
    Grant supports cancer disparity research and training of minority researchers
  38. Exercise and Health Sciences Students Win New England College Bowl, Advance to Nationals
    Sean Derby-Kilfoyle, Lindsay Breidel, and Tri Vo will be representing UMass Boston and New England at the national American College of Sports Medicine conference in May.
  39. UMass Boston PhD Student Earns Fellowship to Study Gulf Coast Resilience
    Debra Butler will examine how communities handle "shocks."
  40. CPCT Attends Vice President Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Event
    Jill Macoska, Director of the Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy was invited to the Edward M. Kennedy Institute special event-A Conversation with Vice President Biden on the Cancer Moonshot Initiative
  41. Genomics Core to Have a Principal Role in the UMass Boston/DFHCC U54 Cancer Research Partnership
    U54 $8.5M grant awarded to UMass Boston and Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center will be a boon for cancer researchers.
  42. Green Chemistry Stars Return to UMass Boston Roots
    UMass Boston and Yale University co-hosted a green chemistry workshop at UMass Boston.
  43. Tufts University School of Medicine - UMass Boston Winter Enrichment Program Info Session
    Learn more about the Winter Enrichment Program. Open to CSM sophomores and juniors interested in biomedical research and clinical experience.
  44. NVivo 11 - New Features for Your Research Team or Department
    Learn how to organize, analyze, and find insights in unstructured, or qualitative data.
  45. UMass Boston Professor Studies Cell Signaling, with Implications for Cancer & Down Syndrome
    Associate Professor of biology Alexey Veraksa received a $1.6 Million grant from NIH
  46. For better or for worse? Education and the prevalence of domestic violence in Turkey
    Part of the Fall Economics Seminar Series
  47. Mathematica 11 in Education and Research
    This technical talk will show live calculations in Mathematica 11 and other Wolfram technologies relevant to courses and research.
  48. Professor Matthew Bell Receives NSF Grant
    Matthew Bell will further his research into quantum limited amplifiers.
  49. UMass Boston Physics Professors Sign Licensing Deal
    Biomedical researchers in India will soon be using microscopes invented at UMass Boston.
  50. UMass President’s Office Funds 3 UMass Boston Visual Art, History Projects
    This year’s recipients are Susan Crandall, director of the Center for Social Policy; David Landon, associate director of the Andrew Fiske Memorial Center for Archaeological Research; and Rachel Rubin, director of the Center for the Study of Humanities, Culture, and Society.
  51. UMass Boston Faculty Earn Grant for Optical Computing Research
    A team of engineers from UMass Boston $25,000 Science and Technology Initiative Grant.
  52. UMass Boston Hosts First Annual IGERT Research Symposium
    National Science Foundation-funded doctoral fellows present transdisciplinary environmental research on the Horn of Africa.
  53. President Meehan Honors UMass Boston Professors with Tech Development Awards
    President Marty Meehan announced that eight UMass technology projects — two of them based at UMass Boston — will receive a total of $215,000.
  54. Second Annual CSM Student Success Showcase - Sponsored by Sanofi Genzyme and Oracle
    Join us as students in the College of Science and Mathematics present their research and scholarly posters. Sponsored by Sanofi Genzyme and Oracle.
  55. Faculty-student Pair Work to Improve Health Outcomes among Urban Poor in India
    McCormack duo engage in Gates-funded research to study Information Communication Technology to improve tuberculosis treatments adherence.
  56. Nelson on Economic Ethics
    Professor Julie Nelson has a new book chapter on ethics in economics.
  57. The Teaching Soul: Research and Mentoring
    Join Chancellor Motley & the Friends of the Library for the Annual Faculty Research Celebration, which will showcase faculty working with students supported by the Beacons Student Success Fellowship.
  58. Meet McCormack Alumna and Center for Social Policy Researcher Brandynn Holgate
    Read how the PhD Program in Public Policy prepared this alumna for her current career.
  59. UMass Boston Nursing Professor Named Rising Star
    Assistant Professor of Nursing Emily Jones will receive the prestigious and competitive Eastern Nursing Research Society’s Rising Star Research Award next month at the ENRS annual meeting in Pittsburgh.
  60. UMass Boston Graduate Programs Rise in U.S. News and World Report Rankings
    The education programs have risen five spots since their last ranking in 2015; the public affairs program has gained 10 spots since it was last evaluated in 2012.
  61. New Mathematical Models Show that Networks Promote Cooperation
    Research has implications for how cells, humans cooperate in groups
  62. Bluefin Tuna Spawning Ground Discovered off of New England
    The spawning ground is located in a broad area of the open ocean called the Slope Sea, south of New England and east of the Mid-Atlantic states.
  63. UMass Boston Researchers Find Preschoolers Memorize Rhymes Better Than Adults
    When pitted against adults, kids remembered up to twice the words in a rhyming story.
  64. New Research from UMass Boston Scientist Could Save Amphibian Lives
    Doug Woodhams investigates new methods to fight chytrid fungus.
  65. CSP Releases “Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership’s Family Self-Sufficiency Program Evaluation”
    An innovative federal program to lift families out of poverty is being implemented more effectively in Greater Boston compared to nationally, according to fresh research.
  66. The CWPPP’s Leap Year Get Together Networking Event!
    Come and network with current and prospective students, alumnae and friends!
  67. Evolution as a General Theoretical Framework for the Human Social Sciences
    The Office of the Vice Provost for Research and Strategic Initiatives invites you to this lecture with professor and author David Sloan Wilson.
  68. Free Coffee from Healthy Body Healthy U
    Grab coffee at the HBHU info table while you learn more about this on-campus research study.
  69. Free Coffee! Learn about the Healthy Body Healthy U Research Study at Our Table
    Grab coffee at the HBHU info table while you learn more about this on-campus research study.
  70. Coffee on Heathy Body Healthy U: Stop by and Learn about Our Research Study
    Grab coffee at the HBHU info table while you learn more about this on-campus research study.
  71. Coffee on Healthy Body Healthy U: Stop By and Learn about HBHU’s Research Study
    Grab coffee at the HBHU info table while you learn more about this on-campus research study.
  72. UMass Boston Earns Carnegie Classification for ‘Higher Research Activity’
    Designation is another milestone in the university's evolution as a hub for world-changing research.
  73. UMass Boston Researchers Evaluating Effectiveness of Massachusetts Preschool Expansion Program
    UMass Boston Professors Anne Douglass and Monica Yudron are part of the research team hired to evaluate expanded preschool offerings in Massachusetts.
  74. Free Coffee: Stop By and Learn about the Healthy Body Healthy U Research Study
    Grab coffee at the HBHU info table while you learn more about this on-campus research study.
  75. National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Grant Workshop
    This workshop will focus on development and submission of competitive applications to the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).
  76. National Institutes of Health (NIH) Grant Workshop
    This workshop will focus on preparation and submission of competitive applications for research funding to Institutes and Centers within the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
  77. National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Workshop
    This workshop will focus on submission of competitive applications to the National Science Foundation CAREER Grant Program.
  78. National Science Foundation (NSF) Overview Workshop
    This workshop will focus on submission of competitive applications to the National Science Foundation (NSF).
  79. UMass Boston Internal Grants Program
    This workshop will focus on the development of proposals for the UMass Boston Internal Grants Program.
  80. UMass Boston Internal Grants Program
    This workshop will focus on the development of proposals for the UMass Boston Internal Grants Program.
  81. Finding Funding
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  89. Engineering Professor Earns DARPA Award to Investigate Low-Profile Antennas
    Profesor KC Kerby-Patel was awarded the 2015 Young Faculty Award (YFA) from DARPA.
  90. 4th Annual Environmental Research Colloquium
    Come hear about environmental research from graduate and undergraduate students and meet with potential employers from Massachusetts!
  91. UMass Boston Research Professor Honored by National Academy of Inventors
    Richard Soref is a pioneer in photonics technology.
  92. Nursing Prof Earns $900K Grant for HIV, Hepatitis C Prevention and Testing
    Assistant Professor Teri Aronowitz is principal investigator on the three-year federal grant
  93. Biology 365 Microbial Genomics Laboratory Conducts Research on Enterococcus
    15 senior biology students have been spending their Wednesday afternoons at the new Sandbox Laboratory working with bacteria.
  94. Ninth Annual Research Celebration Highlights Faculty Achievements
    On December 1, UMass Boston cheered on its star researchers at Annual Research Celebration.
  95. The Arab Patient: Talk Provides a Primer for Clinicians
    As people flee war and political upheaval in Syria and Libya by the tens of thousands – and the Obama administration pledges to accept 100,000 refugees a year by 2017 – a recent talk at Dana-Farber on providing care to Arab populations was especially timely.
  96. “I’m Inspired By All Of You”: President Meehan Visits Finance Class, Venture Development Center
    UMass President Marty Meehan participated in a student investment finance class and visited the Venture Development Center Monday night, as he concluded his daylong tour across the UMass system on UMass Boston’s harborside campus.
  97. UMass Boston Hosts Academy of International Business Frontier Conference
    Last week, October 22-24, the Organizations and Social Change (OSC) Research Group of the College of Management hosted the Academy of International Business (AIB) US-Northeast Frontier Conference at UMass Boston.
  98. UMass Boston Honors Two Ryan Award Winners: Juniors With Perfect GPAs
    Nursing major Shane Heger and information technology major Zack Sullivan both entered this academic year with a perfect 4.0 GPA. Both are the 2015 recipients of the John W. Ryan Award, named after UMass Boston’s first chancellor.
  99. UMass Boston Biology Students Published in Science
    UMass Boston biology students Emal Lesha, Haydy George, Jurgen Poci, and Rebeca Cortazio learned a few weeks ago that a paper they helped author was published in Science. George was acknowledged as a co–lead author.
  100. UMass Boston Professor Corrects Decades-Old Theory on Underwater Visibility
    According to ZhongPing Lee, the way that Secchi disk depth is interpreted is simple, easy, and also wrong.