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  1. U54 Annual Program Steering Committee Meeting
    Join us for presentations from all of our partnership project and core leaders.
  2. Grant from UMass President’s Office to Fund Paper-Based Tests for Emerging Diseases
    Thanks to a $25,000 grant from UMass President Marty Meehan’s office and the Technology Development Fund, Associate Professor of Engineering Kimberly Hamad-Schifferli will be working on paper-based tests to diagnose emerging diseases.
  3. 2018 Building a Better Boston Breakfast Award
    Recognizing the leaders who have changed Boston
  4. $500K Cross-College Grant to Pay Undergraduate Students to Research Child and Family Health
    Starting in the summer of 2019, and continuing through 2023, UMass Boston students will have the opportunity to apply for a paid summer research experience, exploring maternal, child, and family health alongside faculty mentors.
  5. Research Training and Funding Opportunities Fair
    Learn more information about opportunities for continued engagement in research!
  6. Former Rep. Barney Frank Urges Society to Do Better at UMass Boston Graduate Commencement
    Former Congressman Barney Frank called on an increasingly globalized and technologically advanced society to do better in caring for all its citizens at UMass Boston’s graduate commencement earlier today.
  7. Professor Collaborates on Project That Lets Labs Construct Diagnostic Tests ‘Like Legos’
    UMass Boston Professor Kimberly Hamad-Schifferli has collaborated with researchers at MIT’s Little Devices Lab to develop a set of modular blocks that can test blood glucose levels in diabetic patients or detect viral infection, among other things.
  8. UMass Boston Professor’s Research Sheds Light on ‘Dark Money’ in Politics
    Maurice “Mo” Cunningham, associate professor of political science, received the Massachusetts Teachers Association’s President’s Award on Saturday for his research on “dark money” -- often untraceable donations injected into ballot and electoral campaigns in Massachusetts and across the nation.
  9. UMass Boston Receives $181K NEH Grant to Make Pilgrim Artifacts More Accessible
    Christa Beranek, a project archaeologist for the Fiske Center for Archaeological Research, has received a three-year, $181,000 National Endowment for the Humanities grant to create a digital catalog of Plimoth Plantation’s archaeological collection, including artifacts excavated from Pilgrim homes.
  10. UMass Boston Professor Part of National Carbon Tracking Team
    Bob Chen, a professor of organic geochemistry and marine organic chemistry in UMass Boston’s School for the Environment, was part of a 30-member team that created the first known carbon budget of the eastern coast of North America. Given sea level rise, their findings could be cause for concern.
  11. Individual Responses to Institutional Complexity: The Interplay of Related Logics and Emotions
    The Organizations & Social Change Seminar Presents Linh Chi Vo, professor of strategy, knowledge management & innovation at EM Normandie.
  12. UMass Boston Biologist Discovers Frogs Impacted by Deadly Disease in Panama Are Making a Comeback
    The search for answers to protect Central American frogs from extinction is giving scientists like UMass Boston Assistant Professor of Biology Douglas Woodhams clues on how to predict and respond to emerging diseases and epidemics in humans, other wildlife, and plants.
  13. UMass Research Portfolio Soars to Record-high $670 Million; UMass Boston Expenditures up 10 Percent
    Research expenditures at the University of Massachusetts rose to a record-high $670 million in Fiscal Year 2017, up $37 million over the previous year and $270 million since 2007. UMass Boston grew its research expenditures by nearly 10 percent, up $6 million from the prior year, to $69.7 million.
  14. CLA Undergraduate Research Showcase
    The Undergraduate Research Showcase is a combination of two events: a poster presentation event and a luncheon with a panel on graduate student life in the College of Liberal Arts.
  15. New England Science Symposium
    The New England Science Symposium (NESS) provides a forum for young scientists to share their biomedical and health-related research activities through oral or poster presentations.
  16. 6th Annual Cancer Disparities Research Symposium
    Join the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute for its 6th Annual Cancer Disparities Research Symposium!
  17. Faculty Receive $1.1 Million NSF Grant to Study Effectiveness of STEM Assessment Practices
    Professor of Chemistry Hannah Sevian and Chair and Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction Lisa Gonsalves are the recipients of a five-year, $1.1 million National Science Foundation grant that begins today.
  18. Fourth Annual CSM Student Success Showcase
    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.
  19. Healey Library Launches UMBrella: A One-Stop Search and Discovery Tool
    UMBrella, which was launched on January 31, is the latest implementation to the Joseph P. Healey Library’s integrated database system.
  20. UMass Boston Researchers: Satisfaction Not the Same Thing As Quality in Nursing Homes
    Associate Professor of Gerontology Pamela Nadash and other McCormack Graduate School researchers found a clear indication that satisfaction and quality are not the same things in nursing homes.
  21. UMass Boston’s Urban Planning Program Launches Website on the Work of Planning Scholar Paul Davidoff
    The Master’s Program in Urban Planning and Community Development at the University of Massachusetts Boston is launching a new website highlighting Paul Davidoff’s life and work, created with the help of Davidoff’s family.
  22. 6th Annual Environmental Research Colloquium
    Immerse yourself in environmental research on April 18, 2018! Come hear graduate and undergraduate students present their work. Ask questions. Meet potential employers.
  23. UMass Boston Researcher: Clinical Practice Guidelines May Pose Health Risk
    Professor of Counseling and School Psychology Lisa Cosgrove and her fellow researchers found that there was not enough data to support the treatment recommendations contained in a new guideline for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) with mixed features, and that the guideline may pose a health risk.
  24. 12 PhD Students Chosen to Participate in Transdisciplinary Dissertation Proposal Development Program
    The Office of Graduate Studies has chosen 12 doctoral students from across the university to participate in this special program to help them develop their dissertation proposals.
  25. UMass Boston Researchers: Pesticides Negatively Impacting Crustaceans, Fish Food Source
    New studies coauthored by UMass Boston researchers find that pesticide use, particularly for home and garden care, are negatively impacting the communities of the shrimp-like crustacean Hyalella azteca and causing harm to our freshwater resources.
  26. International Relations Capstone Project Presentations
    Students present major research papers exploring a scholarly, policy-relevant themes in the field of international relations.
  27. Office of Public Collaboration, DOC Lead Pilot Project on Prisoner Re-entry Mediation
    To reduce recidivism, McCormack Graduate School center partners with MA Department of Correction to provide prisoner mediation services.
  28. McCormack Alumna Leads Bureau of Sages Project to Bring Elder Voices to Research Development
    Public Policy alum Erin McGaffigan will lead the Long-Term Services and Support Center’s contribution to the Bureau of Sages project.
  29. UMass Boston’s Crystal Schaaf to Continue Serving as Landsat Science Team Member
    Crystal Schaaf, a professor of remote sensing in UMass Boston’s School for the Environment, will once again serve a 5-year term as a Landsat Science Team Member, providing technical and scientific input to NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey.
  30. UMass Boston Report Provides Timely Cost Estimates on Paid Leave Ballot Question
    A new report released by the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy provides voters with clear estimates on the proposed paid leave program’s costs and coverage.
  31. Counseling and School Psychology Professor Receives International Early Career Honor
    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).
  32. James Soldner: Rehabilitation in Research and Practice
    James Soldner trains students to support people with disabilities to thrive in work and in life.
  33. UMass Boston Engineer Part of Zika Test Breakthrough
    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.
  34. Beacon Student Success Fellowship Makes Internships, Volunteer, and Research Experiences Possible
    Since 2014, the Beacon Student Success Fellowship has paid 184 students a total of $250,000 so that they could have unpaid or low-paying internships, do research with faculty, volunteer, and study abroad.
  35. Global Governance and Human Security PhD Alumni Set Out to Build a More Secure and Sustainable World
    Learn about the new careers and accomplishments of these alumni from UMass Boston's McCormack Graduate School.
  36. UMass Boston Gerontology Professor to Explore Ties Between Elders and Their Older-Adult Children
    A new study may help providers of aging services better understand the unique relationship between residents and their older-adult children.
  37. Alumnus David Nieto Receives $5M Grants to Enhance Educational Equity
    Applied Linguistics and Public Policy alum earns competitive Department of Education Professional Development Grants.
  38. Annual Summer Research Poster Presentation
    UMass Boston-based summer programs, including the U54, will present their work at the Summer Research Symposium Poster Presentations on August 11. All are invited to support these young investigators!
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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).
  42. 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.
  43. Uncovering Dorchester’s Industrial School for Girls: An Online Exhibition
    A free event at the Massachusetts Archives and Commonwealth Museum
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. Undergraduate Research Paper and Poster Presentations
    Our undergraduates will share their research findings and poster presentations. Refreshments will be served.
  49. UMass Boston Scientist Receives Harvard University Bullard Fellowship to Study Threatened Hemlocks
    Crystal Schaaf is a noted expert on remote sensing.
  50. 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.
  51. 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.
  52. 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.
  53. 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.
  54. Nanoparticle Researcher Earns Foresight Fellowship
    Kimberly Hamad-Schifferli’s nanoparticle research will create new methods of testing for disease and delivering cancer therapies.
  55. 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
  56. Finding Funding Opportunities
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  58. Individual National Research Service Awards
    Join UMass Boston experts for a pre-doctoral grant writing workshop
  59. Department of Education and Institute of Education
    Join UMass Boston experts for a DOE and IES proposal writing workshop
  60. 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."
  61. 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.
  62. 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.
  63. 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.
  64. 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.
  65. 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.
  66. TUSM-UMass Boston Winter Enrichment Program Reception
    Join us in celebrating another successful year of the TUSM-UMass Boston Winter Enrichment Program!
  67. 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.
  68. International Relations Capstone Project Presentations
    International Relations master's students will present their capstone projects.
  69. 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.
  70. 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).
  71. 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.
  72. 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.
  73. UMass Boston Scientist Studies “Rockstars of Ocean Resilience”
    A new paper reveals changes to kelp forests around the world.
  74. UMass Boston and Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center U54 Partnership Receives $17.8M
    Grant supports cancer disparity research and training of minority researchers
  75. UMass Boston PhD Student Earns Fellowship to Study Gulf Coast Resilience
    Debra Butler will examine how communities handle "shocks."
  76. 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
  77. 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.
  78. Green Chemistry Stars Return to UMass Boston Roots
    UMass Boston and Yale University co-hosted a green chemistry workshop at UMass Boston.
  79. 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.
  80. NVivo 11 - New Features for Your Research Team or Department
    Learn how to organize, analyze, and find insights in unstructured, or qualitative data.
  81. 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
  82. For better or for worse? Education and the prevalence of domestic violence in Turkey
    Part of the Fall Economics Seminar Series
  83. 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.
  84. Professor Matthew Bell Receives NSF Grant
    Matthew Bell will further his research into quantum limited amplifiers.
  85. UMass Boston Physics Professors Sign Licensing Deal
    Biomedical researchers in India will soon be using microscopes invented at UMass Boston.
  86. 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.
  87. UMass Boston Faculty Earn Grant for Optical Computing Research
    A team of engineers from UMass Boston $25,000 Science and Technology Initiative Grant.
  88. UMass Boston Hosts First Annual IGERT Research Symposium
    National Science Foundation-funded doctoral fellows present transdisciplinary environmental research on the Horn of Africa.
  89. 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.
  90. 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.
  91. 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.
  92. Nelson on Economic Ethics
    Professor Julie Nelson has a new book chapter on ethics in economics.
  93. 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.
  94. 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.
  95. New Mathematical Models Show that Networks Promote Cooperation
    Research has implications for how cells, humans cooperate in groups
  96. 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.
  97. 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.
  98. New Research from UMass Boston Scientist Could Save Amphibian Lives
    Doug Woodhams investigates new methods to fight chytrid fungus.
  99. 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.
  100. The CWPPP’s Leap Year Get Together Networking Event!
    Come and network with current and prospective students, alumnae and friends!