In the Media

GT Reilly & Company Appoints New Accounting, Auditing Director ›

Beverly Citizen | January 09, 2020
UMass Boston alumnus Stephen A. Rollins Jr. has been promoted to accounting and auditing director at G.T. Reilly & Company of Milton. Rollins earned a MBA in 2011.

Music Special: Rock Against Racism Turns 40 ›

Dig Boston | November 22, 2019
During the 70s and 80s, Rock Against Racism was a touchstone of creativity, collaboration, and unity for Boston’s youth. Associate Professor of Management Pacey Foster talked to Dig Boston about that time. Foster is the faculty director of the Massachusetts Hip-Hop Archive.

Dell pledges to make greener computers over the next decade ›

The Verge | November 12, 2019
Vesela Veleva, director of UMass Boston's MBA Program, says recycling is just the tip of the iceberg—if electronics manufacturers made their products more durable so consumers wouldn't need to replace them every few years, we wouldn’t be burning as many fossil fuels or throwing so much stuff away.

How to Prepare for Any Potential Scenario – In Climate, Business, Careers or Our Personal Lives ›

Forbes | November 02, 2019
Associate Professor of Management Nardia Haigh says scenario planning has been around since the 1600s, “yet it remains a cutting-edge approach…(and) is a very transferable way to try to prepare for the future.”

Success of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative ›

Living on Earth | October 04, 2019
McCormack Graduate School Dean David W. Cash tells Living on Earth host Steve Curwood about a new study that finds states participating in RGGI have dramatically reduced their emissions while at the same time lowered electricity rates for consumers.

In Boston, Climate Change Forum Gets Personal ›

The Patriot Ledger | September 22, 2019
UMass Boston alumna and former EPA head Gina McCarthy spoke with Sustainable Solutions Lab Director Rebecca Herst on Friday during UMass Boston's latest forum on climate adaptation.

How A New Housing Development In East Boston Is Preparing For Climate Change ›

Radio Boston | September 17, 2019
Clippership Wharf, a new luxury and mixed-used development in East Boston, was built to anticipate expected sea level rise in the city. Sustainable Solutions Lab Director Rebecca Herst says Clippership "showed what's possible under our current regulatory framework."raised by climate adaption expert Rebecca Herst, director of the UMass Boston's Sustainable Solutions Lab.

The purpose of scenario planning for climate change ›

Amcor | September 06, 2019
For the 19th episode of the Big Ideas podcast, Amcor’s David Clark talks with Associate Professor of Nardia Haigh about her new book Scenario Planning for Climate Change.

Who will pay for the huge costs of holding back rising seas? ›

Grist | August 15, 2019
David Levy, professor of management and codirector of the Center for Sustainable Enterprise and Regional Competitiveness, says the City of Boston can't pay for needed climate resiliency efforts: "It is beyond the means of Boston, and Boston is a relatively affluent city."

Tired of Waiting for National Push, a Buzzing Hive of Climate Resilience Innovators Is at Work in Boston ›

The Boston Globe | August 08, 2019
UMass Boston's Sustainable Solutions Lab, with funding from the Barr Foundation, has cautioned against building a nearly 4-mile outer sea barrier from Winthrop to Hull and recommended big changes for governance and finance.