- 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.
- TUSM-UMass Boston Winter Enrichment Program Reception
Join us in celebrating another successful year of the TUSM-UMass Boston Winter Enrichment Program!
- UMass Medical School BaccMD Spring Symposium
Learn more about the BaccMD program
- Pre-Med and Allied Health Workshop: So you Are Considering a Gap Year. Make the Most of It!
How to maximize opportunities if you are taking a year off before med school
- Pre-Med and Allied Health Workshop: What do Schools Really Want?
Admissions representatives will talk about ways to strengthen your application
- Pre-Med and Allied Health Workshop: So You Are Considering a Gap Year. Make the Most of It!
How to maximize opportunities if you are taking a year off before med school
- Pre-Med and Allied Health Workshop: Requesting Letters of Recommendation
Who to ask, how to ask, and why they're important
- 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.
- 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.
- UMass Boston Scientist Studies “Rockstars of Ocean Resilience”
A new paper reveals changes to kelp forests around the world.
- Computer Science Students to Represent UMass Boston in Supercomputing Competition
Two UMass Boston undergraduate computer science students are part of a team that’s going to Salt Lake City this weekend to compete in the prestigious Student Cluster Competition.
- QBism: Driving Out the Spooks that Bedevil Quantum Physics
Join Dr. Hans Christian von Baeyer, Chancellor Professor Emeritus of Physics at the College of William and Mary. Hosted by Physics Department, College of Science and Mathematics & Honors College
- Green Chemistry Stars Return to UMass Boston Roots
UMass Boston and Yale University co-hosted a green chemistry workshop at UMass Boston.
- 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.
- 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
- Professor Matthew Bell Receives NSF Grant
Matthew Bell will further his research into quantum limited amplifiers.
- 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.
- New Mathematical Models Show that Networks Promote Cooperation
Research has implications for how cells, humans cooperate in groups
- New Research from UMass Boston Scientist Could Save Amphibian Lives
Doug Woodhams investigates new methods to fight chytrid fungus.
- Engineering Professor Earns DARPA Award to Investigate Low-Profile Antennas
Profesor KC Kerby-Patel was awarded the 2015 Young Faculty Award (YFA) from DARPA.
- UMass Boston Research Professor Honored by National Academy of Inventors
Richard Soref is a pioneer in photonics technology.
- 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.
- Ninth Annual Research Celebration Highlights Faculty Achievements
On December 1, UMass Boston cheered on its star researchers at Annual Research Celebration.
- A Look Inside the Sandbox Lab at the Integrated Sciences Complex
The lab offers a unique space for students and faculty to collaborate on research projects.
- UMass Boston Professor Honored with Fluorous Technology Award
Wei Zhang is only the ninth scientist to receive this award.
- UMass Boston Scientist Studies Bacteria that Rehabilitate the Cape Cod Coast
UMass Boston scientist imagines a future in which we will be able to prescribe “a probiotic for the environment” to help restore coastal waters.
- School for the Environment Professor Appointed Editor-in-Chief of Scientific Journal
Professor Crystal Schaaf of the School for the Environment has been appointed editor in chief of Remote Sensing of Environment.
- Adolfo del Campo Publishes New Paper in Nature Communications
Research takes new approach to studying "holographic" superconductors
- New Class Dives Deep for Scientific Research
Summer course offers students the opportunity to learn to scuba dive for research
- CSM Celebrates Student Success and Corporate Partnerships in STEM with Sanofi Genzyme and Oracle
The showcase featured 64 poster presentations by over 150 CSM students.
- CSM Student Success Showcase
Dean Andrew Grosovsky invites you to the CSM Student Success Showcase, sponsored by Sanofi Genzyme and Oracle.
- UMass Boston Students Excel in International Mathematics Competition
The team earned its highest ranking since 2011
- UMass Boston to Cut Ribbon on New ISC
Research Facility Features Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy and Baby Lab
- Scientists Move to Integrated Sciences Complex, Research Begins
New facilities in the Integrated Sciences Complex come to life as professors move into their labs
- Sanofi Genzyme Fellows Prepare for Research and Future Careers
A total of 20 graduate and undergraduate Sanofi Genzyme Research Fellows are working on advanced research in life sciences in CSM.
- Women in Science Club Brings UMass Boston Students to IBM
On Friday, approximately 100 UMass Boston students visited IBM’s Cambridge offices to hear about careers in research, technology and business.
- UTeach Program Expands to UMass Boston
The grant will help prepare teachers in STEM fields.
- UMass Boston Student Honored with Kingston-Mann Student Achievement Award
Jacqueline Perry is among honorees recognized for undergraduate research.
- UMass Boston Scientist Uses Coral to Reveal Connection Between Climate Trends and El Niño
Coral in Pacific Ocean Reveal Increased Potential for El Niño
- $8.3 Million Awarded to UMass Boston and University of Wisconsin for Urology Research
Jill Macoska and colleagues at the University of Wisconsin Madison will investigate causes of urological disease.
- Queasy Over Oysters? UMass Boston Scientists Investigate Why Some Are Prone to Bad Bacteria
UMass Boston professors and grad students look for new ways to track bacteria outbreaks in oysters.
- UMass Boston Collaborates with International Space Station Research Project
School for the Environment Professor Crystal Schaaf is a collaborator on the GEDI Lidar project.
- You Can Help Scientists Track Giant Kelp From Space!
UMass Boston scientist leads citizen science research project to investigate the “redwoods of the ocean”
- Dissertation Defense: John P. Collins, PhD Candidate, Physical/Analytical Track, Chemistry
Tuning Carbon Microstructure for Advancing Electrochemical Energy Storage
- New Report Highlights Urgent Need for Ocean Science Literacy
A Diverse Consortium of Scientists, Educators and Museum Experts Developed Report Published by UMass Boston
- UMass Boston and Wipro Team Up to Empower Science Teachers
20 teachers from five school districts joined the professional development program this spring.
- UMass Boston Students Excel in Cybersecurity Competitions
Students majoring in information technology and computer science compete in team and individual competitions.
- Undergraduates Collaborate with Peers in Scotland
Poster session celebrates exchange program with Glasgow Caledonian University.
- Oral Qualifying Exam: Katherine Flanders, PhD Candidate, Green Chemistry Track, Chemistry Department
Biogeochemical insight into the cause(s) of the end Permian extinction: A proposed biomarker reconstruction of the Neo-Tethys ocean
- Thesis Defense: Sanjukta Ghosh, Master’s Student, Chemistry Department
Investigation of Amyloidogenic Systems by the Application of Small Molecular Probes
- Chemistry Seminar - Prof. Jun R. Huh, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Tuning inflammation via modulation of nuclear hormone receptor activity
- Chemistry Professor Wins Prestigious Fellowship
Marietta Schwartz, associate dean of the College of Science and Mathematics, will join the Executive Leadership In Academic Technology and Engineering (ELATE) program this fall. The part-time fellowship allows female senior faculty members in STEM to learn skills they need to advance their careers.
- Annual Chemistry Undergraduate Research Showcase and Departmental Awards Ceremony
- Chemistry Seminar - Prof. Jean-Francis Bloch, Grenoble Institute of Technology
Paper as multiscale biobased material: From microstucture design to architectured materials
- Glasgow Exchange Students Bring New Perspectives to UMass Boston
Exchange includes 80 students in Boston and Glasgow, Scotland.
- Ocean Science: The Final, Final Frontier
In a new report, Professor Bob Chen and his colleagues present some unorthodox suggestions for how scientists and educators could increase the public’s understanding of the ocean’s impact on everyday life.
- Chemistry Seminar - Dr. David Grills, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Transient Spectroscopic Investigations of Intermediates Involved in Photocatalytic and Electrocatalytic CO2 Reduction
- Chemistry Seminar - Prof. Ilka Parchmannn, Leibniz-Institute for Science and Mathematics Education
Identifying and understanding structure-property-relations: Theoretical considerations and empirical studies
- Chemistry Seminar - Dr. Michal Zion, The School of Education, Bar Ilan University, Israel
The Effect of Individual and Social Environmental Metacognitive Instruction on Students’ Expressions of Environmental Literacy
- Chemistry Seminar - Dr. Rafael E. Luna, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School
The Art of Scientific Storytelling: Write Your Research Manuscript Using a Step-By-Step Formula
- Faculty Candidate Seminar: Andrew Truman, Postdoctoral Scholar, Kron Lab, University of Chicago
Dealing with Difficult Clients: Modulating Hsp70 Function As a Novel Anti-Cancer Strategy
- Faculty Candidate Seminar: John Hardin, Investigator, Medical Research Council, Cambridge, UK
Faculty Candidate Seminar
- Faculty Candidate Seminar: Richard Baran, Project Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Faculty Candidate Seminar
- Faculty Candidate Seminar: Monika Raj, Postdoctoral Fellow, Arora Laboratory, New York University
Aldehyde Capture Ligation: A Chemoselective Approach to Peptides and Bioconjugates
- Faculty Candidate Seminar: Daniel Dowling, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Drennan Lab, HHMI/MIT
Queued Up for Catalysis: Structural Studies of SAM Radical Enzyme QueE Involved in Deazapurine Biosynthesis
- Love Potion #9: The Chemistry of Scent & Fragrance
Lure a loved one with chemistry this February
- Dissertation Defense: Asharani Kadam, PhD Candidate, Green Chemistry Track, Chemistry Department
Green Techniques to Improve Grignard Reactions and Synthesize Heterocyclic Molecules
- UMass Boston Math Professor Named “Emerging Scholar” in Diverse Magazine
Eduardo González is one of 12 scholars featured in the magazine.
- New Faculty Book Helps Physics Students Make Quantum Leaps
Professor of physics Maxim Olshanii's new book teaches qualitative methods.
- Thesis Defense: Quan Li, Chemistry Department
A hybrid supercapacitor based on chemically modified manganese dioxide and active carbon in alkaline electrolyte
- UMass Boston Minute: Chemistry at UMass Boston
Students win award for green chemistry activities.
- Developing a National Ocean Policy: Lessons in the Art of Government
Former director of the National Ocean Council tries to reconcile conflicting perspectives among Congress, marine interests, states, and others.
- UMass Boston’s Center for Green Chemistry Leads Charge for Environmental Awareness in Science
Director Wei Zhang will travel to India to meet with his colleagues in green chemistry.
- Chemistry Colloquium: Prof. Gonghu Li, University of New Hampshire
Combining Molecular Catalysts and Nanostructured Surfaces for Solar CO2 Reduction
- Chemistry Colloquium: Professor Chulsung Bae, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Superacidic Sulfonated Aromatic Polymers for High Performance Fuel Cell Membranes
- Chemistry Colloquium: Dr. Qianli Chu, University of North Dakota
Synthesis of Ladder and Two-dimensional Polymers via a Bioinspired Approach
- Chemistry Colloquium: Professor Samuel Thomas, Tufts University
Controlling Polymeric Thin Films with Light
- Chemistry Colloquium: Prof. Mary Jane Shultz, Tufts University
Molecular Dance: Water's collective modes (Or drum vibrations and duets)
- MBTA Ostriches Question Climate Change, Spark Debate
UMass Boston, UMass Lowell, Hofstra University, and the Museum of Science, Boston have teamed up to get T riders talking about climate change.
- UMass Boston Minute: Rachel Greene Visits Antarctica
Oceanography students visited Antarctica to study krill.
- Chemistry Colloquium: Prof. Emeritus Jerry A. Bell, Simmons College, ACS Education Division, WISL
A Conversation on Climate Science
- Chemistry Colloquium: Dr. Lijun Sun, Center for Drug Discovery and Translational Research, BIDMC
Imagination is the limit: A chemist’s journey in drug development
- Oral Qualifying Exam: Asharani Kadam, Chemistry Department
Synthesis of Novel Small Molecules as Potential Inhibitors for Cancer Targets
- Chemistry Colloquium: Dr. Xiao Wang, Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center, HMS and BWH
Advances in the Enantioselective Hydroformylation of 1,1-Disubstituted Alkenes
- UMass Boston Scientist Helps Uncover Pesticide Resistance in Tiny Crustaceans
Helen Poynton is the co-author of a new article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
- Sanofi Gives UMass Boston $1 Million in Support of Student Success Program for STEM Education
The gift from Sanofi and Genzyme marks the third significant philanthropic gift this year supporting CSM student success programs.
- $3 Million IGERT Grant Will Fund Coasts and Communities Fellowships
A $3.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation will fund fellowships in global environmental research.
- Physics Professor and VDC Company Receive Small Business Innovation Research Grant from NASA
Chandra Yelleswarapu, professor of physics at UMass Boston, will be working with East West Enterprises to develop a specialized microscope that could be used on the International Space Station.
- UMass Boston Professors, Students Watch Launch of Satellite That Will Gather Data for $970K Grant
A group of graduate students from UMass Boston and professors Crystal Schaaf and ZhongPing Lee were in California to watch the launch of a satellite that is churning out data for UMass Boston researchers to use in a project funded by the U.S. Geological Survey.
- UMass Boston/Tufts Panel on Biomedical Research Careers and Opportunities
What will YOU do with your degree? Why not advance in biomedical research?
- Dialogue-driven Conference Tackles Ocean and Climate Change
UMass Boston hosts the first Global Conference on Oceans, Climate and Security (GC ’12)
- Professor Kamal Bawa Feted at UMass Boston for Awards Success
University community honors 38-year faculty member
- PhD Student Kenly Hiller Awarded EPA STAR Graduate Fellowship
Kenly Hiller has been awarded a prestigious Environmental Protection Agency STAR Graduate Fellowship.
- CSM Pre-Med Freshmen to Attend Bacc MD Symposium at UMass Medical School
Thirty freshmen in the College of Science and Mathematics will be attending the first Five Campus Baccalaureate MD Pathway Symposium at UMass Medical School.
- Steven Bryant-Allen Shares First Prize for Best Student Poster
Bryant-Allen shared the first prize for best student poster at the 46th Annual Regional Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology.
- Freshman Success Community End-of-Semester Celebration - Fall 2011
CSM's Student Success Center cordially invites the faculty, staff, former and current Freshman Success Community students to celebrate the end of Fall 2011!
- Board of Higher Education Approves PhD in Global Governance and Human Security
The newly approved program has begun accepting applications and expects to welcome its first cohort of students in September 2012.
- NASA Weather Satellite Set to Launch Friday With EEOS Prof. Schaaf’s Research Instrument Aboard
Crystal Schaaf is on her way to Vandenberg AFB to watch the launch of the next-generation NPP weather satellite, which is carrying an instrument she will be using for research.
- EEOS Professor Crystal Schaaf Part of NASA Climate-Change Research Mission
NASA's Cloud Airborne Radiometer recently flew over Bartlett Forest, NH, to acquire data in support of Crystal Schaaf's work.
- Patterns of Biodiversity Inform History and Conservation of Chihuahuan Desert Springs
Dr. David Berg of Miami University speaks in the Biology Seminar Series.