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  1. Just in Time for Earth Day, UMass Boston Named in Green Colleges Guide
    UMass Boston has made the Princeton Review’s Green Colleges Guide for the sixth year in a row.
  2. 2015 UMass Boston Earth Week: Green Transit Information Tables
    Visit MassRIDES and Zipcar information tables and explore your sustainable transit/reward options: NuRide, Zipcar, Emergency Ride Home, biking, and more!
  3. “Hero of the Planet” Peter Raven Delivers Stark Sustainability Message at UMass Boston
    Earth is suffering because first-world nations have failed to control their consumption, Raven told a large crowd Tuesday in the Lipke Auditorium.
  4. Green Careers Forum 2015
    Meet with employers about green jobs and internships in the Boston area.
  5. UMass Boston Announces Biogen Idec - SERC Fellow
    College of Management graduate student, Sandeep Gummadi has been awarded the 2014-2015 Biogen Idec – SERC Fellowship.
  6. UMass Boston Student Attends UN Climate Summit with Her Faculty Mentor
    Natalia Escobar-Pemberthy had the educational opportunity of a lifetime.
  7. UMass Boston Showcases Green ISC at Presidential Summit on Climate Leadership
    The three-day 2014 Presidential Summit on Climate Leadership kicked off at the University of Massachusetts Boston this month with an overview of the university’s sustainability efforts in and out of the classroom.
  8. UMass Boston Announces Biogen Idec - SERC Fellowship
    The Center for Sustainable Enterprise and Regional Competitiveness (SERC) at UMass Boston in partnership with Biogen Idec is pleased to announce the Biogen Idec-SERC Fellowship.
  9. The Princeton Review Highlights UMass Boston’s Green Efforts
    For the fifth consecutive year, UMass Boston has made the Princeton Review’s Green Colleges Guide.
  10. UMass Boston Biologist Bowen Receives Prestigious NSF CAREER Grant
    Provides early and clear evidence that the NSF places a very high value on her work for restoring salt marshes and wetlands along coastal regions.
  11. 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.
  12. SERC Annual Green Careers Forum
    Hear from a panel and meet with employers about green jobs and internships in the Boston area.
  13. Biologist Michael Rex is Elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
    Recognized for pioneering contributions to understanding patterns and causes of biodiversity in the deep sea.
  14. Professor Maria Ivanova Named to New United Nations Board
    The co-director of the Center for Governance and Sustainability is one of 26 members of the new Scientific Advisory Board of the UN Secretary-General
  15. 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.
  16. McCormack Grad School Director Briefs Russian Delegation on Emergency Management
    At Boston FEMA event, Professor Awotona shares expertise on post-disaster reconstruction with Russian ministers.
  17. Free Movie Screening with Director of YERT and Earth Day Lunch
    The Student Arts and Events Council and the UMass Boston Sustainability Program presents this screening of YERT (Your Environmental Road Trip).
  18. The Green Careers Forum
    The Center for Sustainable Enterprise and Regional Competitiveness's forum will showcase the broad range of career opportunities related to sustainability, the environment and clean energy.
  19. MASSRIDES and Nuride Green Transit Alternatives Seminar
    Explore the latest alternative transit options and sign up for NuRide. Light refreshments will be served.
  20. MASSRIDES, Nuride, and ZIPCAR are here!
    Explore green transit options such as ride-share, carpool, vanpool, and transit reward options.
  21. E-Waste Collection Drive: Don’t Just Recycle, E-Cycle!
    Drop off your small office techno-trash in a marked covered box. Email the Sustainability Program at UMBe.Green@umb.edu for a list of acceptable items.
  22. UMass Boston Earth Weeks ZIPCAR Green Transit Info Table
    Learn about your green transit options!
  23. Earth Day Symposium
    The Biology Department, School for the Environment, and Center for Governance and Sustainability presents "Global Food Security and Biodiversity in the Face of Climate Change."
  24. From Climate Conflict to Climate Action: Capturing the Greatest Opportunities of Our Generation
    Executive Secretary of UN Framework Convention on Climate Change presents annual Slomoff Lecture...also streamed live on day of event.
  25. Sustainability in the Supply Chain: Risks and Opportunities
    The Center for Sustainable Enterprise and Regional Competitiveness's distinguished panel will address a critical set of issues facing companies today.
  26. UMass Boston Celebrates Campus Sustainability Week
    UMass Boston wraps up Campus Sustainability Week with opportunities to learn about green transit alternatives Zipcar and Nuride as well as the global water crisis.
  27. Preparing Students for a Changing Climate: AASHE Keynote Sustainability Online Broadcast
    As part of UMass Boston's Campus Sustainability Week, you are invited to check out this webcast happening on Campus Sustainability Day.
  28. Internet Cat Video Festival
    The Walker Art Center put on an Internet Cat Video Festival in August and ten thousand people showed up. The cat videos will be shown at UMass Boston on October 23.
  29. Hubway Bike-sharing Station Arrives at UMass Boston
    UMass Boston students, faculty, and staff now have another way of getting around campus, after crews installed a Hubway bike-sharing station by the Campus Center last week.
  30. UMass Boston Sends Group to Rio+20 Sustainability Conference
    7 professors, students, and fellows represented UMass Boston at the once-a-decade environmental conference in Rio de Janeiro.
  31. EEOS Students Bike Toward a More Sustainable Campus
    A new student initiative called BUMP!—Bike for University of Massachusetts Power—hopes to use “energy bikes" to produce human-powered electricity.
  32. UMass Boston Sends Group to Rio+20 Sustainability Conference
    7 professors, students, and fellows represented UMass Boston at the once-a-decade environmental conference in Rio de Janeiro in June.
  33. UMass Boston Researchers Find Himalayas Warming More Rapidly Than the Rest of the Earth
    UMass Boston graduate student Uttam Babu Shrestha and Distinguished Professor of Biology Kamaljit Bawa are published in international journal PLoS One.
  34. UMass Boston Researcher Donates $200K in Prize Money to Research Think Tank
    Distinguished Professor of Biology Kamaljit Bawa has decided to donate his nearly $200,000 in winnings from the world’s first international sustainability award to the international think tank he founded.
  35. UMass Boston Researcher Recognized on Global Stage
    Kamaljit Bawa, distinguished professor of biology at the University of Massachusetts Boston and faculty fellow at the Center for Governance and Sustainability, received two notable honors this week.
  36. UMass Boston Wins ECO Award for Its Transportation Options
    The University of Massachusetts Boston was recently recognized with a 2012 Massachusetts ECO Award by MassCommute, MassRIDES, and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.
  37. UMass Boston Researcher to Receive World’s First Major Award for Sustainability Work
    The Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters (DKNVS) announced today that Kamal Bawa, distinguished professor of biology at the University of Massachusetts Boston, is the recipient of the Gunnerus Sustainability Award, the world’s first major international award for work on sustainability.
  38. Environmental Film Series: November 18
    Celebrate America Recycles Week at UMass Boston
  39. Celebrate America Recycles Week at UMass Boston: November 17
    Visit UMass Boston’s Farmer’s Market Stand Quinn Café 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursdays.
  40. Environmental Film Series: November 16
    Celebrate America Recycles Week at UMass Boston
  41. Celebrate America Recycles Week at UMass Boston: November 14
    Help prevent pollution and support sustainable initiatives at UMass Boston this America: Participate in our e-waste collection drive
  42. UMass Boston Named in Princeton Review’s Top ‘Green Colleges’ Guide for Second Time
    For the second year in a row, UMass Boston has been named in The Princeton Review's Guide to 311 Green Colleges for its commitment to sustainability.