In the Media

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.

Marty Walsh turns to business community to help solve financial puzzle of climate resiliency ›

The Boston Globe | October 18, 2018
Ideas to fund resiliency measures in East Boston that could cost $160 million or more could include a taxation district, in which property owners in a particular zone pay a surcharge, as floated in a recent Sustainable Solutions Lab report.

Walsh Touts Strategy To Improve Boston’s Climate Change Resilience ›

WGBH | October 17, 2018
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh's plan to make the city more resilient to sea level rise and storm flooding does not include a harbor-wide barrier, which was studied by UMass Boston's Sustainable Solutions Lab and ruled to be ineffective and hugely expensive.

Walsh Outlines Plan To Protect Boston Harbor From Flooding ›

WBUR | October 17, 2018
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh's plan to make the city more resilient to sea level rise and storm flooding does not include a harbor-wide barrier, which was studied by UMass Boston's Sustainable Solutions Lab and ruled to be ineffective and hugely expensive.

Hurricane Michael’s fury reminds Boston: We need climate resilience ›

The Boston Globe | October 12, 2018
McCormack Graduate School Dean David Cash and Sustainable Solutions Lab Director Rebecca Herst wrote this op-ed on how in the wake of Hurricane Michael, we are reminded that in order to prepare for coastal flooding, sea level rise, and severe storms, Boston needs to govern for climate resilience.

Experts look at how to build a climate-resilient Boston ›

The Boston Globe | October 09, 2018
Professor of Climate Adaptation Paul Kirshen joined McCormack Graduate School Dean David Cash and Professor of Management David Levy for a HUBweek panel on “Building a Climate Resilient Boston.” The discussion was held just a day after the release of a stark United Nations report on global warming.