In the Media

UMass Startup PinOn Is Bringing ‘Smart Menus’ to Local Restaurants ›

BostInno | March 08, 2019
PinOn, a startup based out of UMass Boston's Venture Development Center, designs and sells an app for restaurants. The app, which can be downloaded through a QR code on restaurant tables, shows pictures and videos of each menu item and keeps track of which items get the higher number of views.

How energy efficiency delivers green dividends in red and blue states ›

The Conversation | February 14, 2019
McCormack Graduate School Dean David W. Cash writes that he believes "that because of its environmental benefits and job growth potential, energy efficiency will be the bedrock of both national and state energy policy, regardless of which party controls statehouses, Congress, or the White House."

Baker Testifies on House Committee Hearing on Climate Change ›

The Take | February 07, 2019
Governor Charlie Baker encouraged Congress to follow Massachusetts' lead in reducing greenhouse gases and building climate resiliency when he testified before a U.S. House committee Wednesday. McCormack Graduate School Dean David Cash joined The Take host Sue O'Connell to talk about it.

David L. Levy: Baker’s climate plan is an important first step - but more is needed ›

The Boston Globe | January 24, 2019
David L. Levy, academic codirector of the Sustainable Solutions Lab, writes in this opinion piece that there are better ways to protect cities and towns from the impacts of climate change than Governor Charlie Baker's proposal to increase the tax on real estate sales, such as a statewide carbon tax.

Oil Giants Fight Skeptic Rep with ‘Practical’ Fix for CO2 ›

E&E News | January 23, 2019
David L. Levy, director of the Center for Sustainable Enterprise and Regional Competitiveness, says oil and gas companies are putting money into low carbon technology, but "It's not very much money, say $100 million. Compared to what they spend on oil and gas exploration it's very small potatoes."

Kim Crowley Joins Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner ›

BioSpace | January 07, 2019
UMass Boston alumna Kim Crowley has joined Korn Ferry as senior client partner and global account leader in the life sciences market. Crowley has a bachelor's degree in business and accounting from UMass Boston.

blumshapiro Elects Brooke Simpson as Partner ›

Citybizlist | December 17, 2018
Alumna Brooke Simpson, who has a master's in accounting from UMass Boston, has joined the international tax practice in blumshapiro's Boston office.

Climate Change Could Hit New England Hard ›

WBUR | November 26, 2018
On the heels of a federal report detailing how badly climate change could hit the Northeast, McCormack Graduate School Dean David W. Cash joined Bob Oakes on WBUR's Morning Edition to talk about what the effects may look like in New England.

Climate Art on the Greenway ›

Friends of the East Boston Greenway | November 12, 2018
FutureWATERS|AGUASfuturas, an art installation on the East Boston Greenway which shows anticipated Boston Harbor water levels in 2030 and 2070, was designed with data from UMass Boston's Sustainable Solutions Lab.

‘Living With Water’: Facing Climate Change, Cities Trade Sea Walls For Parks ›

Huffington Post | November 02, 2018
Boston's shift away from a big sea wall was sparked in large part by research at UMass Boston's Sustainable Solutions Lab: “We found that, dollar for dollar, we could have the same amount of protection for much less cost," said Rebecca Herst, director of the lab.