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1st Annual BUMP Honors Thesis Symposium

We are pleased to announce the 1st Annual BUMP Honors Thesis Symposium.  The symposium will showcase undergraduate research in marine science conducted by eight BUMP seniors. Please join us this Friday, May 3, 12:00 – 2:30 in BRB113 to celebrate their hard work and dedication over the last 12 months.  

Dr. Randi Rotjan (aka Dr. Mom)

The New England Aquarium , a BUMP Academic Partner, Member’s Magazine “Tracking the Pulse of a Caribbean Coral Reef“ article  features BUMP faculty member Dr. Randi Rotjan. Randi is a wonderful role model for many of our students and a great asset to our program.

Spotlight on BUMP Alumni

Congratulations to Sara Edquist (CAS’08) and Caitlyn Genovese (CAS’08). Sara and Caitlyn, along with BUMP Director John Finnerty and several other authors, had a paper accepted for publication in the Marine Ecology Progress Series. The study arose out of student projects in Prof. Finnerty’s Marine Invertebrates course (BI547). Sara is currently a PhD student at […]

From BU to Duke

Congratulations to Arianna M. on her acceptance to Duke Law School!

Phi Beta Kappa

Congratulations to BUMP students Julia Luthringer CAS’13 and Reena Clements CAS’13.  Julia and Reena have been elected to membership in Phi Beta Kappa by the Epsilon of Massachusetts Chapter at Boston University. Phi Beta Kappa, founded at the College of William & Mary in 1776, is an honorary society whose membership is conferred for high […]

Ocean Frontiers Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Join BUMP and the Marine Science Association for a screening of Ocean Frontiers: The Dawn of a New Era in Ocean Stewardship. The film will be followed by a panel discussion with BUMP Prof. Les Kaufman and our academic partners from the New England Aquarium, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and the Sea Education Association. […]

Prof. Les Kaufman awarded MacArthur Foundation grant

BUMP faculty member Prof. Les Kaufman and his team of researchers were recently awarded a $500,000 grant from the MacArthur Foundation. The MacArthur Foundation recently approved a $500,000 grant to a group of BU researchers to “support improving the scientific understanding of water and fisheries resource use in the Tonle Sap region” of Cambodia. Lead […]

Summer Research

Time for a little word association.  Summer = ?.  Beach, rest, vacation, research. Research? For some BUMP students summer is another opportunity to continue their research, either through the BU University Research Opportunity Program (UROP) or NSF-funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU). Take a look at some of their research projects here and here.

Arianna Medina (CAS ’13)

BUMP student Arianna Medina (CAS ’13) will be presenting her groups research results, “Personality traits in the clownfish Amphiprion percula“, at the Animal Behavior Society meeting in Albuquerque in June 2012. Arianna, along with fellow undergraduate Curran Uppaluri (CAS ’13), were supported in their research by the University Research Opportunities Program (UROP). Stacy Arnold (Arizona […]