School for the Environment Faculty collecting water.

Faculty & Research

Sustainable Solutions to Wicked Environmental Challenges

Environmental challenges don’t recognize disciplinary boundaries. Neither does UMass Boston's School for the Environment. Our reputation is built on cutting-edge basic and applied environmental, marine, and urban planning research and academic programs centered on urban coastal marine systems around the world. Our one-of-a-kind school prepares environmental problem solvers to develop and implement sustainable solutions ensuring a sustainable, just, and environmentally conscious world.