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UMass Boston Nursing Professor Named Rising Star

Colleen Locke | March 29, 2016

Assistant Professor of Nursing Emily Jones will receive the prestigious and competitive Eastern Nursing Research Society’s Rising Star Research Award next month at the ENRS annual meeting in Pittsburgh.

UMass Boston Community Shares Partnership Opportunities with Boston’s Chief Resilience Officer

Colleen Locke | March 08, 2016

As she develops a resiliency strategy for the City of Boston, Chief Resilience Officer S. Atyia Martin is receiving input from UMass Boston faculty, staff, and students about ways to make the city more equitable.

Bluefin Tuna Spawning Ground Discovered off of New England

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | March 07, 2016

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.

UMass Boston Earns Carnegie Classification for ‘Higher Research Activity’

Zach Herman | February 05, 2016

Designation is another milestone in the university's evolution as a hub for world-changing research.

UMass Boston Researchers Evaluating Effectiveness of Massachusetts Preschool Expansion Program

Colleen Locke | February 04, 2016

UMass Boston Professors Anne Douglass and Monica Yudron are part of the research team hired to evaluate expanded preschool offerings in Massachusetts.

College of Management Professor Wins Grant to Examine Resources for Women Entrepreneurs in Boston

Colleen Locke | January 11, 2016

Assistant Professor of Management Banu Özkazanç-Pan and two fellow researchers have won a $47,000 grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to study women entrepreneurs in the Boston area and organizations that support entrepreneurs.

Engineering Professor Earns DARPA Award to Investigate Low-Profile Antennas

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | December 28, 2015

Profesor KC Kerby-Patel was awarded the 2015 Young Faculty Award (YFA) from DARPA.

UMass Boston Research Professor Honored by National Academy of Inventors

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | December 18, 2015

Richard Soref is a pioneer in photonics technology.

Alumnus Hudson Improves Transboundary Waters Management on a Global Scale

James G. Mortenson | December 17, 2015

Andrew Hudson has helped develop and initiate signature programs during 19 years at the UN Development Programme's Global Environmental Facility unit in New York.

Office for Faculty Development Celebrates UMass Boston Authors

Colleen Locke | December 07, 2015

In the 2014-2015 academic year, 32 UMass Boston faculty members published books or completed major musical compositions. They were honored on Thursday at the third annual Provost’s Book Party.