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  1. 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).
  2. 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.
  3. UMass Boston Scientist Studies “Rockstars of Ocean Resilience”
    A new paper reveals changes to kelp forests around the world.
  4. UMass Boston and Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center U54 Partnership Receive $17.8M
    Grant supports cancer disparity research and training of minority researchers
  5. UMass Boston PhD Student Earns Fellowship to Study Gulf Coast Resilience
    Debra Butler will examine how communities handle "shocks."
  6. 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
  7. 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.
  8. Green Chemistry Stars Return to UMass Boston Roots
    UMass Boston and Yale University co-hosted a green chemistry workshop at UMass Boston.
  9. 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.
  10. NVivo 11 - New Features for Your Research Team or Department
    Learn how to organize, analyze, and find insights in unstructured, or qualitative data.
  11. 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
  12. For better or for worse? Education and the prevalence of domestic violence in Turkey
    Part of the Fall Economics Seminar Series
  13. 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.
  14. Professor Matthew Bell Receives NSF Grant
    Matthew Bell will further his research into quantum limited amplifiers.
  15. UMass Boston Physics Professors Sign Licensing Deal
    Biomedical researchers in India will soon be using microscopes invented at UMass Boston.
  16. 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.
  17. UMass Boston Faculty Earn Grant for Optical Computing Research
    A team of engineers from UMass Boston $25,000 Science and Technology Initiative Grant.
  18. UMass Boston Hosts First Annual IGERT Research Symposium
    National Science Foundation-funded doctoral fellows present transdisciplinary environmental research on the Horn of Africa.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. Nelson on Economic Ethics
    Professor Julie Nelson has a new book chapter on ethics in economics.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. New Mathematical Models Show that Networks Promote Cooperation
    Research has implications for how cells, humans cooperate in groups
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. New Research from UMass Boston Scientist Could Save Amphibian Lives
    Doug Woodhams investigates new methods to fight chytrid fungus.
  29. 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.
  30. The CWPPP’s Leap Year Get Together Networking Event!
    Come and network with current and prospective students, alumnae and friends!
  31. 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.
  32. Free Coffee from Healthy Body Healthy U
    Grab coffee at the HBHU info table while you learn more about this on-campus research study.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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).
  40. 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).
  41. National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Workshop
    This workshop will focus on submission of competitive applications to the National Science Foundation CAREER Grant Program.
  42. National Science Foundation (NSF) Overview Workshop
    This workshop will focus on submission of competitive applications to the National Science Foundation (NSF).
  43. UMass Boston Internal Grants Program
    This workshop will focus on the development of proposals for the UMass Boston Internal Grants Program.
  44. UMass Boston Internal Grants Program
    This workshop will focus on the development of proposals for the UMass Boston Internal Grants Program.
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  53. Engineering Professor Earns DARPA Award to Investigate Low-Profile Antennas
    Profesor KC Kerby-Patel was awarded the 2015 Young Faculty Award (YFA) from DARPA.
  54. 4th Annual Environmental Research Colloquium
    Come hear about environmental research from graduate and undergraduate students and meet with potential employers from Massachusetts!
  55. UMass Boston Research Professor Honored by National Academy of Inventors
    Richard Soref is a pioneer in photonics technology.
  56. 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.
  57. Ninth Annual Research Celebration Highlights Faculty Achievements
    On December 1, UMass Boston cheered on its star researchers at Annual Research Celebration.
  58. “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.
  59. 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.
  60. 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.
  61. 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.
  62. UMass Boston Team to Compete in CFA Institute Research Challenge
    A UMass Boston College of Management team is set to compete the CFA Institute Research Challenge hosted locally by the Boston Security Analysts Society.
  63. UMass Boston Professor Elected as APA Fellow
    Professor Alice Carter has been elected by her peers as a fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA).
  64. Professor Nelson’s Study on Gender and Risk Taking Covered by Wall Street Journal
    Professor of Economics Julie Nelson debunks the myth that most women are more risk averse than men.
  65. Large Pelagics Research Center Joins UMass Boston
    Pioneering fisheries ecologist Molly Lutcavage joins School for the Environment
  66. Gerontology Student Earns Competitive NIH Dissertation Grant
    McCormack Graduate School PhD student Mai See Yang earns a R36 Aging Research Dissertation Award to Increase Diversity.
  67. Profiles in Leadership: Women of Color Elected to Office in Massachusetts
    Join us for the release of the first-of-its-kind guide to women of color elected in Massachusetts.
  68. 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.
  69. Adolfo del Campo Publishes New Paper in Nature Communications
    Research takes new approach to studying "holographic" superconductors
  70. On 10th Anniversary of Katrina, Jean Rhodes’s Research Shows Resiliency
    Jean Rhodes found that more than 60 percent of respondents bounced back to pre-disaster levels of mental health, even though nearly half exhibited post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms a year after the storm.
  71. Center for Social Policy Symposium Showcases Current Research
    Attendees at CSP's annual symposium Center shared ideas and experiences relating to the root causes of poverty and family instability.
  72. Undergrads Gain Valuable Gerontology Research Experience at McCormack Grad School
    Two science majors are mentored during summer research project at Gerontology Institute.
  73. Public Administration Alumna Receives National Recognition for Her Scholarship
    Congrats to McCormack Graduate School's Sandra Matar who was recognized for her outstanding capstone research
  74. McCormack Graduate School Produces New Map to Showcase Local and Global Engagement
    From New England to New Zealand, check out this map of McCormack's research and service projects.
  75. New Book by UMass Boston Reconciliation Expert: Two-state Solution Not Viable in Israel, Palestine
    Peacemaker Padraig O'Malley tells the story of two narratives in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
  76. Mathematician Eduardo González Earns $130k National Science Foundation Grant
    Eduardo González is the recipient of a NSF-DMS grant that will support his work on algebraic and symplectic geometry.
  77. UMass Boston Research Shows Stark Gender Wage Gap
    New research done by the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at UMass Boston indicates that the wage gap between women and men is particularly stark for women working in lower income occupations, with Hispanic women experiencing the largest pay inequities.
  78. New Class Dives Deep for Scientific Research
    Summer course offers students the opportunity to learn to scuba dive for research
  79. UMass Boston Genomics Core Facility Opens
    Building on the momentum of the recently opened state-of-the art Integrated Sciences Complex and the Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy (CPCT) at UMass Boston, the university now announces the official opening of the center’s Genomics Core facility.
  80. Conference Focuses on Planning Safe and Mobile Future for Massachusetts’ Older Drivers
    The Gerontology Institute hosted the Older Driver Safety Summit, aimed to create a five-year plan to reduce crashes and safe mobility for older drivers in Massachusetts.
  81. Gerontology Prof Edward Miller Promoted to Full Professor
    McCormack Grad School congratulates Professor Miller for his scholarship, teaching, and service achievements.
  82. Six Conflict Resolution Students Present Their Final Research Projects
    Soon-to-be McCormack School graduates shared their capstone and thesis research with fellow students and faculty at recent event.
  83. 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.
  84. Department of Gerontology Welcomes New Faculty Member
    Jennifer Gaudet Hefele, an expert in nursing home compare, will start in September at the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies.
  85. Urban Research Network Meets at UMass Boston
    McCormack Graduate School hosts Collaborative Research for Equity and Education conference.
  86. UMass Boston Receives $1.4M Grant to Promote Motor Development of Children with Disabilities
    The Center for Social Development and Education (CSDE) at the University of Massachusetts Boston has received a $1.4 million grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to promote motor development of children with disabilities.
  87. McCormack’s Public Policy Doctoral Student Awarded International Fellowship
    Kudos to Ana Maria Sanchez Rodriguez who earned an Inter-American Foundation Grassroots Development Field Research Fellowship.
  88. Three McCormack Professors Receive Internal Grants to Support Research and Service Projects
    The Vice Provost of Research has awarded grants to fund timely and impactful initiatives by Karen Ross, Ann Bookman, and Jan Mutchler.
  89. Survey of Boston Neighborhoods Reveals Life Before and After Marathon Bombing
    A new study that sheds light on how residents felt about their neighborhoods before and after the attack.
  90. Environmental Leadership Across Scales and Geographies: A Perspective from the United Nations
    Join us Earth Day lecture by Elliott Harris, assistant secretary-general and director of the New York Office of the UN Environment Programme.
  91. CANCELED: Lifecycle Events and Their Consequences: Job Loss, Family Change, and Declines in Health
    Join us for this Public Policy and Public Affairs research seminar featuring Kenneth Couch, a UConn economics professor.
  92. Economists Call for Greater Investment in Paid Caregivers at CWPPP Forum at State House
    Leading economists and policy experts called for increased investment in the tens of thousands of mostly women eldercare and childcare workers at a forum organized by CWPPP at the State House on April 6, speaking to a standing room only, panelist argue that workers are undervalued and underpaid
  93. 2015 Chancellor’s Faculty Research Celebration
    Join Chancellor J. Keith Motley and the Friends of the Library at the annual Faculty Research Celebration, featuring professors Miren Uriarte, Tara Parker, and Anne Douglass.
  94. When Nurses are Also Patients: McCormack Team Researches Intimate Partner Violence in South Africa
    McCormack Graduate School Global Governance faculty and students collaborate to publish new journal article.
  95. McCormack’s Professor Morel Visits White House to Discuss Dominican Affairs
    Domingo Morel joined over 200 leaders to to discuss immigration, education, trade, and workforce development.
  96. UMass Boston Cuts Ribbon on New Integrated Sciences Complex
    The University of Massachusetts Boston today officially opened its state-of-the-art $182 million Integrated Sciences Complex (ISC) with a ribbon cutting, celebrating the first new academic building on campus in 40 years.
  97. McCormack Prof Earns Prestigious DuBois Fellowship to Study the Education of Young Men of Color
    Kudos to Public Policy Professor Mark Warren who will study the school-to-prison pipeline.
  98. Gender, Leadership, and Public Policy Graduate Certificate Information Session and Alumnae Panel
    Can you see yourself leading change? If so, you are invited to attend an information session on the Gender, Leadership and Public Policy graduate certificate program on March 25.
  99. Valuing Women’s Paid Care Work: From Research to Public Policy in Massachusetts
    The Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy is pleased to host its 33rd Women’s Research Forum.
  100. Center for Social Policy Heads Research to Get MA Homeless “On Solid Ground”
    McCormack research team suggests policies to reduce homelessness and improve family financial security.