News & Events

April 23, 2014
BUMP is pleased to welcome Carl Safina of the Blue Ocean Institute to Boston University. Carl is the guest speaker for the BU Marine Program Fred Lang Memorial Lecture in Marine Science, “Caught in the Same Net: The Ocean & Us”. Carl is the author of The View from Lazy Point and A Sea in Flames, and several other books. Carl’s work explores how human dignity and the survival of the natural world are increasingly intertwined. The lecture will be presented at the Metcalf Science Center, Room 109, 590 Commonwealth Ave; free and open only to the BU community, with a reception following the lecture.

Dec 1, 2011

The Field Museum named Dr. Les Kaufman the 2011 recipient of the prestigious Parker/Gentry Award.


Nov 30, 2011

Dr. Peter Buston’s research highlighted on BU Today


BUMP Seminar

When: Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Speaker: Jayne M. Gardiner

Title: Making Sense of Shark Senses: Multimodal Integration in Feeding Behavior

Where: LSEB 103 at 12:00 pm


BUMP & Biology Professor Les Kaufman featured in a Bostonia magazine article and video:

Gone Fishing, Fall 2008.


BUMP & Biology Professor John Finnerty and his research profiled in BU Today:
The Sea Anemone’s Secrets of Evolution, September 12, 2008.


BUMP & Biology Professor Les Kaufman featured in the Fiji Times Online:
Protecting marine resources, August 31, 2008.


BUMP & Earth Sciences Professor Rick Murray interviewed for BU Today:
The Long Haul: Controversial regulations will change fishermen’s tactics and lives, July 30, 2009.