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Urban Harbors Institute Hosts Conference to Address Issues Facing Nation’s Working Waterfronts

Danielle Bilotta | August 10, 2022

The NWWN is dedicated to supporting, preserving, and enhancing the nation’s working waterfronts.

Roxbury High School Students to Study Urban Planning at UMass Boston

Office of Communications | June 28, 2022

UMass Boston’s Department of Urban Planning and Community Development and Pre-Collegiate Program, in collaboration with the Boston Planning and Development Agency, Boston Public Schools, and Madison Park Technical Vocational High School, are launching a new summer immersion program.

New UMass Boston Report Details Latest Climate Risk Projections for the Greater Boston Area

Office of Communications | June 01, 2022

In a five-year update to research on likely climate changes in the Boston area, researchers from the University of Massachusetts Boston today released findings from the Greater Boston Research Advisory Group Report (GBRAG), entitled Climate Change Impacts and Projections for the Greater Boston Area.

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu Encourages UMass Boston Grads to Think About What Is Possible

Crystal Valencia | May 27, 2022

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu called on the Class of 2022 to embrace the radicalness of possibility in her keynote address at UMass Boston’s undergraduate commencement at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center Friday morning.

Award-Winning Science Journalist, Researcher Named Graduate Commencement Speaker

DeWayne Lehman | May 24, 2022

Courtney Humphries, a PhD student who will be awarded her doctorate at the UMass Boston commencement, has been selected as the graduate ceremony speaker.

New Sustainable Solutions Lab Research Explores True Community and Climate Resilience in East Boston

Sustainable Solutions Lab | January 25, 2022

The report, Opportunity in the Complexity: Recommendations for Equitable Climate Resilience in East Boston, released December 17, was requested by a group of local advocacy organizations convened by the Barr Foundation called the Waterfront Partners.

‘It’s everyone’s earth’: Erin Noël ’22 awarded Udall Scholarship for work on sustainability, environmental justice

Gray Milkowski | December 13, 2021

The environmental studies major's path to pursuing real progress

Connecting the Social and the Physical: UMass Boston Research Maps Boston’s Climate Adaptation Relationships

Gray Milkowski | December 07, 2021

Rosalyn Negrón and Antonio Raciti lay the groundwork for collaboration.

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and the Sustainable Solutions Lab Release Working Paper on the Climate and Housing Crisis

Sustainable Solutions Lab | October 26, 2021

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, in partnership with the Sustainable Solutions Lab at UMass Boston, has released a working paper entitled "Climate and Housing Crisis: A Research Agenda for Urban Communities."

SSL Awards Second Round of Seed Grants and Summer Funding for Anti-Racist Research

Sustainable Solutions Lab | August 14, 2021

The Sustainable Solutions Lab (SSL) has awarded its second round of seed grants to two research projects exploring the employment and maternal health impacts of climate change on lower-income and minority communities.