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  1. UMass President’s Office Funds Three UMass Boston Projects
    Faculty and Staff Receive $174,500 for UMass President's Science and Technology Initiative and Creative Economy Initiatives.
  2. 3rd Annual Environmental Research Colloquium
    Come hear about environmental research from our undergraduate and graduate students. Talks will take place in Room 1400; you can see posters in the atrium on the first floor.
  3. UN Assistant Secretary-General Elliott Harris Discusses Environmental Leadership at UMass Boston
    McCormack Grad School's Center for Governance and Sustainability celebrated Earth Day with a lecture on environmental leadership.
  4. 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.
  5. Climate Change Resiliency: Forum for Policyholders
    UMass Boston's School for the Environment is co-sponsoring this event at the State House.
  6. UMass Boston Wins Role as Team Partner in Global Resilience Challenge
    Rockefeller Foundation and USAID choose Center for Governance and Sustainability to research solutions to climate change.
  7. Standing Up for Science Media Workshop
    The School for the Environment and the Coasts and Communities IGERT Program are delighted to announce an open workshop for all students & faculty on February 18 9:30am to 4:30pm in the Campus Center.
  8. UMass Boston Announces Speaker Lineup for Coasts and Communities Seminar Series
    Richard Boone, one of three distinguished speakers invited by the School for the Environment and the Coasts and Communities IGERT program, kicks off the series on September 24, 2014.
  9. 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.
  10. Coasts and Communities Seminar Series: The Changing Landscape of Graduate Education
    Richard Boone, program director of the Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) program at the National Science Foundation, will speak.
  11. Coasts and Communities Seminar Series: Forty Years of International Environmental Policy
    Stanley Johnson, ambassador for the United Nations Convention on Migratory Species and author of 10 books on environmental issues, will speak on "Forty Years of International Environmental Policy."
  12. Coasts and Communities Seminar Series: Our Changing Coastline
    Susan Avery, president and director of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, will speak on "Our Changing Coastline."
  13. Marine Science PhD Student Receives Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship
    Fellowship provides three years of support for individuals engaged in graduate study leading to a PhD or ScD degree.
  14. Promoting Partnership: UMass Boston and Addis Ababa University Continue to Collaborate
    Partners sign memorandum of agreement to jointly participate on NSF grant on Coasts and Communities
  15. UMass Boston and New England Aquarium Partnership Strengthens Research Efforts
    UMass Boston and the New England Aquarium launched a first-of-its-kind partnership recently to encourage even stronger research collaborations between the two institutions.
  16. UMass Boston PhD Student Awarded NASA Graduate Fellowship
    A 2012 UMass Boston alumnus and current doctoral student has earned a prestigious fellowship through NASA's Minority University Research and Education Project.
  17. 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.
  18. UMass Boston Professor Appointed to U.N. Scientific Advisory Board
    U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Maria Ivanova to the new United Nations Scientific Advisory Board.
  19. School for the Environment Faculty Receive $120K from President Caret
    The Lab for Urban & Coastal Environmental Science (LUCES) will research mussels, coastal areas, and carbon in the ocean.
  20. 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.
  21. Chancellor Assesses Campus Environment During 2013 Convocation
    As UMass Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley took stock of the university’s physical, academic, and cultural environment on Thursday, one of the winners of the university’s first Joint and Common Future Award identified UMass Boston as an institution from which others can learn.
  22. UMass Boston Scientists Investigate Fishing in the Lower Mystic River
    Local organizations will work together to determine if it is safe to fish in the Lower Mystic River.
  23. $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.
  24. UMass Boston Awarded $3.1 Million to Train a New Generation of Environmental Problem Solvers
    UMass Boston was awarded $3.1 million from the National Science Foundation to train a new generation of environmental leaders.
  25. Dissertation Defense: Alex Eisen-Cuadra, Chemistry Department
    GEOCHEMICAL RECORD OF GLOBAL CHANGE IN A CLOSED BASIN LAKE: ÉTANG SAUMÂTRE, HAITI
  26. UMass Boston Grad Students, “Candi” Monitor Ecosystems in California, Australia
    A UMass Boston team used custom-built devices to measure the effects of radiation, erosion, and carbon in California as part of a research project for the National Science Foundation.
  27. UMass Boston Biomimicry Expert Receives 2 Grants For Work in Urban Coastal Systems
    Anamarija Frankić, Green Harbors Project director, received a $100,000 grant from The Schmidt Family Foundation to establish LivingLabs in Dorchester.
  28. Trustees Approve New School for the Environment at UMass Boston
    The University of Massachusetts Boston today took a major step toward becoming a global leader in environmental research, education, and outreach, with the UMass Board of Trustees’s approval of a new School for the Environment.