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Dr. Suchi Gopal is Panelist for “The Journey to Confidence” session.

Dr. Suchi Gopal is Panelist for “The Journey to Confidence” session. Society for Women in Marine Science (SWMS) Fall 2017: The 4th Annual SWMS Symposium, Friday, November 3, 2017, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. Woods Hole, MA. For full details on the symposium, visit

Special Seminar on Acropera White Syndrome Outbreaks in Indonesia

Acropora White Syndrome Outbreaks in the North Coast of Java Sea, Indonesia Speaker: Prof. Dr. Ir. Agus Sabdono  Sabdono, A.1,2 , Ambariyanto1,2, M. Helmi2  and A. Wirasatriya2 1) Marine Science Department, FFMS, Diponegoro University, Indonesia 2) Center For Coastal Disaster Mitigation and Rehabilitation Studies (CoReM), Diponegoro University This special seminar will be held in CAS 132 […]

New England’s only hard coral could hold answers about plastic polution

Dr. Randi Rotjan, in collaboration with Koty Sharp from Roger Williams University, Juanita Urban-Rich from the University of Massachusetts Boston, Carolina Bastidas from MIT Sea Grant and Sean Grace from Southern Connecticut State University, have been studying Northern Star Coral to determine the extent and impact of microplastics in an urban marine environment.

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.  

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 […]