An innovative federal program to lift families out of poverty is being implemented more effectively in Greater Boston compared to nationally, according to fresh research.
Today marks the beginning of the phased opening of University Hall, UMass Boston’s second new building in the last two years.
A recent piece in The Economist magazine discusses Professor Nelson's work in feminist economics.
A recent retiree from academia discovers new skills and inspiration leading fitness classes.
Professor of Economics Julie Nelson debunks the myth that most women are more risk averse than men.
Professor Emeritus Arthur MacEwan addresses the possible effects of Obama's tuition-free community college proposal.
Two more UMass Boston students have earned scholarships through the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program to study abroad. Agostinha Depina and Trang Mai are two of 860 students nationwide to be studying this fall on a Gilman scholarship.
Three faculty from the Department of Economics received grants to study how income inequality affects economic growth.
The Independent Social Research Foundation gave Professor Julie Nelson an award for her essay “Husbandry: A (Feminist) Reclamation of Masculine Responsibility for Care."
Professor Harry Konstantinidis was recently interviewed on the evolving economic crisis in Greece.