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Maria Ivanova, assistant professor of conflict resolution, human security, and global governance and codirector of the Center for Governance and Sustainability, is interviewed on the goals of the Rio+20 conference.
There is nothing prettier than a weeping cherry tree. Tulips have sprouted everywhere. We have some lovely yellow ones in our yard. Early Easter morning, Hubby and I drove to Weymouth where pansies were just 99 cents per flat. I picked out some to put on our porch. When we arrived home, I noticed that a pot, filled with green pansy leaves, was sitting under our upright yew bushes. They had survived our mild winter. We now have four purple pansies in that pot. One year, a long while ago, the ...
As part of our weeklong effort to raise awareness about the campus rape epidemic, Cosmo talked to Dr. David Lisak, PhD, a psychologist at the University of Massachusetts in Boston who has spent decades researching sex criminals. He gave us the lowdown on the type of guy who preys on female students and what you need to know about his sneaky MO.
Q: Who are the guys committing campus rapes?
A: We have this idea of a rapist as a guy in a ski mask lurking in our bushes, and that’s just not ...
NORTON - Junior Sean Ryan, the former Norton High Lancer, slugged three hits as the No. 9 nationally ranked Wheaton College baseball team downed UMass-Boston 5-0 Wednesday at Sidell Stadium.Former Durfee High Hilltopper Corey Laliberte tossed seven shutout innings for Wheaton (33-7). Laliberte scattered six hits, did not walk a batter, and struck out one to move to 3-2 on the season.
Senior Hal Landers opened the bottom of the first with a double and scored on a groundout by Ryan to give the ...
Governor Deval Patrick has “actively represented black interests,” while retaining broad political support around the state, according to new research conducted for University of Massachusetts Boston.
In conducting the original research, Ravi K. Perry, a political scientist at Clark University, examined Patrick’s initiatives, executive orders, proposed legislation and appointments to determine his responsiveness to the needs of the state’s black residents.
During Patrick’s first term, ...
Plymouth, N.H.—The Plymouth State University baseball team scored a pair of pivotal LEC wins against the University of Massachusetts Boston on Saturday afternoon (April 28th) at Panther Park. The Panthers were propelled to victory by performances on the mound by senior Bobby Chatfield (Sharon, Conn.) and classmate Jonathan Bishop (Woburn, Mass.).
“Ryan McIntosh really lead our team offensively the first game, he seemed to be up every time we need a big hit,” said Chatfield, who pitched ...
The Personnel and Town Organization Committee seeks proposals for two studies from the Collins Center at UMass-Boston.
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Less than a month after consultants presented recommendations from a nine-month study of the police and fire departments, councilors suggested doing a similar in-depth review of Public Works and taking an overall look at the management of the town as a whole.
Town Council President Mark Sideris ...
Given the high cost of productions and, therefore, the high price of tickets, opera companies have a hard time staying in business. Since the turn of the last century, Boston alone has lost at least four major companies, including the beloved and recently deceased Opera Boston. Even the Metropolitan Opera has its financial woes. But it's had one phenomenal success — the high-definition telecasting of live Saturday matinees to movie theaters and other concert venues around the world. The first ...
In recent years scandals involving religious leaders and college sports coaches have brought attention to the sexual abuse of boys, but still, experts say, adult survivors of such abuse are often reluctant to deal with it or even admit it. Now various organizations are stepping up efforts to reach these survivors, who include a large number of gay and bisexual men.
“There is so much less acknowledgment of sexual abuse as it affects boys and young men,” says Boston clinical psychologist ...