Student News

UMass Boston’s Urban Planning Program Launches Website on the Work of Planning Scholar Paul Davidoff

Colleen Locke | February 14, 2018
Master’s Program in Urban Planning and Community Development Director Ken Reardon and students Sajani Kandel, Carlos Velasquez, and Donald Morrison searched library and web-based resources and interviewed more than a dozen of Paul Davidoff’s closest family members, co-workers, and friends in Massachusetts and New York.

UMass Boston Researchers: Pesticides Negatively Impacting Crustaceans, Fish Food Source

Colleen Locke | January 23, 2018
New studies coauthored by Associate Professor Helen Poynton and Kaley Major, a PhD candidate in environmental studies, find that pesticide use, particularly for home and garden care, are negatively impacting the communities of the shrimp-like crustacean Hyalella azteca and causing harm to our freshwater resources.