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Climate Justice Research Grant Winners Announced

Sustainable Solutions Lab | March 05, 2021

The Sustainable Solutions Lab at UMass Boston has awarded two research grants to project teams that will focus on groups that are often overlooked when evaluating the impacts of climate change.

Eyes on Earth Episode 41 – Albedo

Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center | February 16, 2021

Crystal Schaaf, professor of remote sensing/GIS in the School for the Environment and a member of the Landsat Science Team, talks about albedo’s importance and how satellites can be used to track changes to it over time.

Stone Living Lab Launches as New Hub for Nature-Based Resilience Solutions

Office of Communications | October 28, 2020

The Stone Living Lab is a partnership of the City of Boston, UMass Boston School for the Environment, Boston Harbor Now, the National Parks of Boston and the James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Foundation that engages scientists and the community in research, education, and the promotion of equity.

UMass Boston Launches Third Cohort of Faculty-Practitioner Co-Teachers

Anusha Chaitanya | October 22, 2020

The Practitioner Scholars Program (PSP) pilot has launched its third cohort this fall, bringing together a new group of distinguished government, business, and community leaders who will co-teach courses with UMass Boston faculty.

The Harbor Islands Solution

Elis Mullins | October 20, 2020

The Stone Living Lab works to save the Boston waterfront

Applause for 2020 Faculty and Student Honorees

Office of Communications | October 20, 2020

Acknowledging this year’s award winners

Sustainable Solutions Lab Report Focuses on Views on Climate Change Across Racial Groups in Greater Boston

Office of Communications | October 02, 2020

In a report released today, the Sustainable Solutions Lab (SSL) at UMass Boston shared public opinion data that includes a large sampling of people of color in the Boston area.

Assistant Professor of Public Health Receives $800K EPA Grant

Elis Mullins | June 26, 2020

Lorena Estrada-Martínez and Team to Study Environmental Health Risks in Vieques

Zuckerberg Leadership Prize Awarded to UMass Boston Researcher

UMass President's Office | May 26, 2020

The Roy J. Zuckerberg Endowment Leadership Prize is presented bi-annually to a UMass faculty or staff member who “leads by serving, by giving, and by pointing the way." The newest recipient is Rebecca Herst, director of UMass Boston's Sustainable Solutions Lab.

Entrepreneur Committed to Sustainability Earns UMass Boston’s Top Awards

Colleen Locke | May 21, 2020

An entrepreneur who started a plastic-free product shop while a student at UMass Boston has received the top two honors a graduating undergraduate at the university can receive: the John F. Kennedy Award for Academic Excellence and the “29 Who Shine” award.