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  1. UMass Boston Students Excel in International Mathematics Competition
    The team earned its highest ranking since 2011
  2. Jill Macoska Named One of 2015’s Women to Watch in Science and Technology
    The CPCT director will be one of 20 honorees at the Boston Business Journal's 12th annual Women to Watch event on May 7.
  3. 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.
  4. Scientists Move to Integrated Sciences Complex, Research Begins
    New facilities in the Integrated Sciences Complex come to life as professors move into their labs
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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. Parabase Genomics Completes First Close of Series B Financing, Launches South Boston Lab
    UMass Boston’s Venture Development Center incubated the biotech company
  9. 2nd Annual Sciences Grad School Fair
    The Initiative for Maximizing Student Development invites you to meet and greet representatives from 15 summer and graduate science programs in New England.
  10. UMass Boston Collaborates with International Space Station Research Project
    School for the Environment Professor Crystal Schaaf is a collaborator on the GEDI Lidar project.
  11. New Report Highlights Urgent Need for Ocean Science Literacy
    A Diverse Consortium of Scientists, Educators and Museum Experts Developed Report Published by UMass Boston
  12. U.S. Secretary of Education Praises UMass Boston’s STEM Diversity
    U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan praised UMass Boston's "wonderful commitment" to increasing diversity in STEM fields in a Twitter comment recently.
  13. 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.
  14. Freshmen Chemistry Majors Bring Science to Life for Dorchester 8th Graders
    Students in UMass Boston's Freshman Success Communities acted out plays to teach chemistry principles to students at the Dever-McCormack K-8 School as part of a yearlong collaboration.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. UMass Boston Student Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for Scientific Research
    Biology graduate student Kenly Hiller launches a campaign on the crowdfunding website Microryza, which aims to be a Kickstarter for scientists.
  21. Eisenkraft Gets $3M Grant to Study Science Teachers’ Professional Development
    The four-year study coincides with rare, notable changes to the Advanced Placement tests for biology, chemistry, and physics.
  22. UMass Boston, Wipro Officially Sign STEM Education Pact
    Collaboration will train science teachers in New York and Boston
  23. Math Professor Alfred Noel Hosts International Conference at UMass Boston
    5-day UMass Boston symposium on representation theory draws scholars from around the world
  24. Adjunct Professor Climbs Volcanoes In the Name of Research
    Thomas Darrah, an adjunct research assistant professor at UMass Boston's Environmental, Earth, and Ocean Sciences, has hiked volcanoes as part of his research.
  25. Boston Biology Conference: Science Education Reform: Are We Pointing in the Same Direction?
    AP Biology teachers and K-12 Biology teachers are invited to join co-sponsor UMass Boston for the first day of the 3-day Boston Biology Conference.
  26. 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!
  27. UMass Boston Breaks Ground on $155 Million Integrated Sciences Complex
    In two years, the construction at UMass Boston will be replaced by state-of-the-art wet and dry research laboratories and research centers.
  28. UMass Boston Breaks Ground on $155 Million Integrated Sciences Complex
    Construction is under way on UMass Boston's first new academic building since 1974, the Integrated Sciences Complex (ISC), a home for research and innovation.
  29. Championing Reform in Undergraduate Science and Math Education
    Hannah Sevian believes that progress in social justice can in part be achieved through access to high-quality science education.
  30. “You Have Dazzled Us”: Governor Patrick Visits Venture Development Center
    Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick held his monthly cabinet meeting in the Venture Development Center and then toured the VDC with the men and women growing b
  31. Massachusetts Life Sciences Center Awards $2 Million Grant for Joint Center for Personalized Cancer
    The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center Board of Directors has awarded a grant to support the establishment of a Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy.
  32. New Graduate Programs on the Horizon
    UMass Boston's faculty and administration have successfully proposed establishing six new graduate programs.
  33. UMass Boston-Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Partnership Receives $13.7 Million
    The UMass Boston-Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center comprehensive cancer partnership program has been awarded a $13.7 million, five-year grant.
  34. UMass Boston Joins Top Tier of University-based Cancer Research Thanks to $13.7M NIH Award
    UMass Boston has been awarded a prestigious $13.7 million U54 grant by the National Institutes of Health for the UMass Boston-Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center
  35. Behavioral Epigenetics Takes Center Stage at UMass Boston Conference
    Nearly 300 people working in neuroscience, behavioral sciences, drug addiction, and cellular and molecular biology attended a conference at UMass Boston.
  36. Luncheon Celebrates Faculty Success in Research,  Innovation, Scholarship, and Creativity
    More than 200 faculty, researchers, staff, and students attended a lunch which celebrated faculty success in research, innovation, and creativity.
  37. UMass Boston Students Find Their Hearts in Kenya
    This was the third summer UMass Boston's College of Nursing and Health Sciences students have traveled to Kenya to screen for heart disease and diabetes.
  38. Freshman Success Communities: Learning and Bonding
    CSM dean Andrew Grosovsky developed Freshmen Success Communities in response to the challenges facing undergraduate students at UMass Boston.
  39. Success in Reducing Urban Community Health Disparities on the Horizon
    At the Horizon Center, UMass Boston functions as a ‘lab to the community,’ which involves listening to Roxbury residents and the health issues they face.
  40. UMass Boston Professors Give Teens a Lesson in Protecting the Environment
    Professor Anamarija Frankic led a group of teenagers on a canoe trip down the Neponset River, collecting water samples to teach environmental stewardship.
  41. Science in a Changing World: New Grad Program Puts Science in Context
    The new Science in a Changing World (SICW) track offers two options: a 33-credit master's degree, and a 15-credit graduate certificate.