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SFE Hosts Earth Day 2020 Symposium: A Model for Virtual Conferences

School for the Environment | May 21, 2020

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the School for the Environment hosted its 8th Annual Environmental Symposium. The event was held virtually due to COVID-19.

UMass Boston No. 79 on Inaugural QS World University Rankings: USA List

Colleen Locke | May 20, 2020

Global higher education research company QS Quacquarelli Symonds has ranked UMass Boston No. 9 in Massachusetts and No. 79 overall on its inaugural ranking of top universities in the United States, with diversity, employability, and internationalization being key factors.

Environmental Innovation Clinic Leads to Protection for the Sand Lance

Colleen Locke | May 18, 2020

Working with other members of the School for the Environment, Alan Abend, the assistant dean and a graduate student in the Introduction to Environmental Innovation Clinic class, has won protection in Massachusetts for the sand lance, a previously unregulated fish.

School for the Environment’s Earth Day Symposium to Be Held Virtually

Office of Communications | April 21, 2020

Virtual Earth Week programming continues Wednesday. The School for the Environment's Virtual Earth Day Symposium starts at 9 a.m.

UMass Boston Scientists Donate Unused PPE from Labs

Elis Mullins | April 07, 2020

Masks, Gloves, Goggles Donated to Boston Medical Center

Winter 2020 Cohort Graduation Marks One Year of Partnership Between UMass Boston and the Commonwealth Seminar

Brooke Kohnen | March 30, 2020

The fourth cohort of UMass Boston students graduated in the winter 2020 session of the Commonwealth Seminar on March 11 marking one year of the partnership between UMass Boston and the Commonwealth Seminar.

Faculty Discuss Research Projects, Personal Philosophies During Annual Distinguished Faculty Event

Colleen Locke | March 10, 2020

Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Emily McDermott calls them superstars: professors Crystal Schaaf, Karen Suyemoto, and Randy Albelda. All three gave mini lectures on Thursday during the ninth annual Reflections from Distinguished Faculty event.

UMass Boston Third Most Diverse College in U.S., Report Finds

Office of Communications | February 14, 2020

24/7 Wall St. reviewed U.S. Department of Education data and determined that UMass Boston is the third most diverse four-year college in the United States. It's also accessible, and costs far less than most other schools on the list

UMass Boston Partners with SeaAhead to Boost Bluetech Innovation

Office of Communications | January 27, 2020

The University of Massachusetts Boston and SeaAhead, Inc. have formed a partnership to improve research and commercial ventures promoting ocean sustainability.

School for the Environment Hosts Coast Guard, EPA, Others to Look at Role UMass Boston Can Play in Pollution Response

Office of Communications | November 21, 2019

The goal of the meeting was to identify opportunities for collaboration with School for the Environment and UMass Boston academics and to explore potential research topics that could be helpful in pollution response.