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Can science predict where terrorists will strike? Not quite. But researchers at the University of Maryland (UMD) and the University of Massachusetts, Boston (UMB) have created a detailed map of where terrorism attacks have occurred since 1970 - and it reveals some big surprises.
The map's accompanying study , conducted at the UMD's National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), found that while certain areas (those surrounding Manhattan and Los Angeles, ...
Maura Feldman of Wayland has been chosen to participate in the Emerging Leaders Program of the College of Management at the University of Massachusetts at Boston.
The program accepted 31 fellows to participate in the 2012 cohort.
For the past decade, the Emerging Leaders Program has focused on several critical skills, including communication and negotiation strategies, risk taking and entrepreneurship, the impact of new media and social media on your brand and company, ethical ...
By Kenneth J. Cooper As a Georgia congressman, Newt Gingrich was no friend of civil rights. He voted against civil rights bills and mouthed the inflammatory arguments of conservative opponents of black progress. His rating on biennial legislative scorecards issued by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People during his years of congressional service averaged 15 percent for the three periods between 1989 and 1996 that are available online. His highest score was 35 percent ...
After going through Andover Public Schools young residents of town go out and begin making their imprint on the world. And imprinting the world is that much easier when you make Dean's List. Here is a list of Andover students who did just that at colleges and universities across the northeast this past fall semester.
Don't see your name here? Let us know in the comments!
Curry College - Christa Douvadjian
Gettysburg College - Kelsey Chapman.
Quinnipiac University - Brittany ...
Here is a list of local Stonehamites that made Dean's List at various colleges this during the fall semester:
Erica Giannelli, Gretchen Gottwald, Theodore Anzalone, Taramatie Lachmenar, Timothy O'Brien, Deirdre Burke, Jacques Shatto, Nicholas Solovieff, Amanda Noori, Gretchen Grossheim, John Swike, Kimberly Ames, Taras Kucherenko and Mary O'Loughlin
Western New England College ...
Jazz guitarist Gerry Beaudoin will perform at the Waltham Public Library at 7 p.m.
Avoid Lexington Street today!
Remember the Mass. Memories Road show held in Waltham last year? Well, here are the awesome results.
Want to help clean up Waltham? Well, here is your chance.
With the hearing to discuss proposed MBTA fare hikes and service cuts coming, here is your chance to help save the T.
Editor's Note: The following is a press release.
The YMCA of Greater Boston is pleased to welcome Patricia Barnwell as the new Executive Director of the Wang YMCA of Chinatown. Previously the Executive Directorof the Waltham YMCA, another YMCA of Greater Boston facility, Barnwell fostered strong relationships within the Y and surrounding communities and also aided in the strategic growth of the Association.
“We congratulate Patricia on her selection as the new Executive Director,” ...
BOSTON, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate ("EMK Institute") announced today that ownership of the Kennedy family's property at 50 Marchant Avenue in Hyannis Port has been gifted to the EMK Institute, in keeping with the wishes of the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy and his widow Victoria R. Kennedy. This generous gift fulfills a promise made by Senator Kennedy to his mother Rose that the home be preserved for charitable use. ...
New London - The Coast Guard is trying to figure out why there have been more sexual offenses at its academy in the past two years and is making changes at the school to combat the problem.
Six cadets reported being victims of sexual offenses in the past two school years. No cases were reported between June 2007 and May 2009 at the academy, which has a roster of slightly more than 1,000 students.
The Coast Guard's leaders can't say for sure whether the number of sexual assaults is on ...
“Red Tails” star Cuba Gooding Jr. has a passion for the Tuskegee Airmen born out of the “embarrassment and frustration” he felt in his 20s after his agent sent him a script about a band of educated black fighter pilots who fought in World War II.
“I said, ‘What? Are you serious? Were they any good?’” he said. “And that was the start of my education. We didn’t have a black history curriculum in school and I feel it’s an injustice. As Americans, we all need to shine the light on these people ...