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UMass Boston Celebrates Research Achievements at 8th Annual Luncheon

Office of Communications | December 16, 2014

Faculty, students, and alumni received some great news at UMass Boston’s annual research luncheon last week—Boston’s public research university brought in more research funding than ever before in the last fiscal year.

UMass Boston Grad Students Survey One of Boston’s Oldest Farmsteads

Colleen Locke | December 12, 2014

John Steinberg and his students spent the first week of December searching for evidence of stables and other outbuildings on the former Fowler-Clark farmstead at Norfolk and Hosmer streets.

Sanofi Genzyme Fellows Prepare for Research and Future Careers

Anna Pinkert | December 11, 2014

A total of 20 graduate and undergraduate Sanofi Genzyme Research Fellows are working on advanced research in life sciences in CSM.

UMass Boston Poet Jill McDonough Wins Lannan Fellowship

Anna Pinkert | November 14, 2014

Director of creative writing MFA program receives prestigious award.

UMass Boston Scientist Uses Coral to Reveal Connection Between Climate Trends and El Niño

Anna Pinkert | November 13, 2014

Coral in Pacific Ocean Reveal Increased Potential for El Niño

Center for Social Policy to Study Health Impact of Boston’s Living Wage Ordinance

Center for Social Policy | November 12, 2014

Partnering with the Boston Health Commission, CSP researchers will assess current impacts and examine the health consequences of a proposed expansion of the law.

$8.3 Million Awarded to UMass Boston and University of Wisconsin for Urology Research

Anna Pinkert | November 06, 2014

Jill Macoska and colleagues at the University of Wisconsin Madison will investigate causes of urological disease.

Doctoral Students Collaborate on Research Project with Boston Youth Justice Partners

McCormack Graduate School | November 05, 2014

Public Policy practicum course offers students real-world research experience and practical insights into the community in which they live.

UMass Boston Well Represented at National Gerontology Conference

McCormack Graduate School | October 31, 2014

Thirty-five faculty, students, and alumni present their research at the Gerontological Society of America annual meeting.

UMass Boston Study: Smokers Who Use E-Cigarettes Regularly More Likely to Quit Tobacco

Office of Communications | October 30, 2014

Smokers who used e-cigarettes daily for one month were six times more likely to quit, survey finds.