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From the Cover of TIME to UMass Boston’s JFK Winner: Daniela Bravo-Terkia a Voice for Immigrants

Colleen Locke | May 23, 2017

This year's JFK Award winner is Daniela Bravo-Terkia, who has dedicated her time at UMass Boston to making sure undocumented students like her don’t feel pressured to hide. The JFK Award is the highest honor a UMass Boston undergraduate can receive.

UMass Boston Scientists Honored by EPA New England for Contributions to Environmental Stewardship

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | May 19, 2017

Urban-Rich and Shiaris received the 2017 Environmental Merit Award for their work with the Outfall Monitoring Science Advisory Panel (OMSAP).

Faculty Research Celebration Highlights Mentorship On Campus

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | May 04, 2017

On May 2, Chancellor J. Keith Motley and the Friends of the Library hosted the annual Faculty Research Celebration in the Integrated Sciences Complex.

Professor Arthur Eisenkraft to Receive National Science Board Public Service Award

Office of Communications | April 25, 2017

The award honors exemplary public service in promoting public understanding of science and engineering.

UMass Boston Scientist Receives Harvard University Bullard Fellowship to Study Threatened Hemlocks

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | April 20, 2017

Crystal Schaaf is a noted expert on remote sensing.

UMass Boston Postdoctoral Researcher Works to Save Salamanders from Deadly Fungus

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | April 18, 2017

Molly Bletz received a 2017 David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellowship from the Society for Conservation Biology and the Cedar Tree Foundation.

UMass Boston Scientist Finds Link Between West Nile Virus and Mosquito Microbiomes

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | April 06, 2017

UMass Boston research reveals that mosquitos that lack beneficial bacteria are more likely to carry the West Nile virus.

UMass Boston Researcher Uses Fly Eyes to Understand Colorblindness and Cancer

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | April 04, 2017

Rister, an assistant professor of biology at UMass Boston, researches how color vision develops, using the fly eye as a model.

Nanoparticle Researcher Earns Foresight Fellowship

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | March 22, 2017

Kimberly Hamad-Schifferli’s nanoparticle research will create new methods of testing for disease and delivering cancer therapies.

UMass Boston PhD Students Eligible for New Program to Fund Dissertation Development

Colleen Locke | March 07, 2017

The goal of the UMass Boston-SSRC Transdisciplinary Dissertation Proposal Development Program is to provide guidance, mentorship, and a structure for developing and completing dissertation research proposals.