In the Media

Why Mass. Is Making a Third Attempt at Reforming English Language Ed ›

WBUR | August 09, 2017
Miren Uriarte, a retired professor of human services and current member of the Boston School Committee, talks about Massachusetts' checkered history of serving students for whom English is not a first language.

A dream imagined: Race, ethnicity and the struggle for Boston’s future on May 20 ›

Sampan | May 17, 2017
A coalition of UMass Boston institutes studying race and ethnicity will host an all-day conference called “A Dream Imagined: Race, Ethnicity and the Struggle for Boston’s Future” on May 20 in the Campus Center.

2017’s Most Diverse Cities in America ›

WalletHub | May 04, 2017
Research Associate and LLOP Professor Rosalyn Negrón interviewed about America's most diverse cities.

MIT Federal Credit Union bestows annual scholarships, People Helping People Award ›

MIT News | May 02, 2017
John Arroyo, an MIT doctoral candidate and the recipient of MIT Federal Credit Union People Help People Award, donates to the Latino Leadership Opportunity Program at UMass Boston.

Latino-Vote Party looks to rally voices of Mass. Latino communities ›

The Berkshire Eagle | December 07, 2016
The surge of a Latino-Vote party in Pittsfield is analyzed in an article that uses demographic data based on a report by The Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy.

Latino Students, Charter Schools and the Massachusetts Ballot Question ›

The Educated Reporter | November 07, 2016
UMass Boston's Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy found Latino students and English-language learners in charter schools have higher proficiency rates on the state’s standardized assessment when compared to their peers in more traditional schools.

Data Unclear on Whether Charter Schools Serve Latino Students Better ›

Worcester Telegram | November 07, 2016
A report about Latinos in Charter Schools conducted by the Gastón Institute was presented in a forum organized by the Latino Education Institute at Worcester State University. For Research Associate Michael Berardino the big takeaway is that more research needs to be done, regardless of the referendum on Question #2.

Report: Data Unclear on Whether Charter Schools Serve Latino Students Better ›

Telegram & Gazette | November 04, 2016
UMass Boston's Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy held a conference Friday that aimed to apply data-based analysis to the debate over charter schools.

Pregnant travelers urged to stay away from countries with Zika ›

The Boston Globe | January 22, 2016
C. Eduardo Siqueira, an associate professor in the College of Public and Community Service and coordinator of the Transnational Brazilian Project, says people have been caught off guard by the new virulence of the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne illness found in some countries that has caused birth defects. Former research assistant Cristina Brinkerhoff was also interviewed.

The revolving door of expat Brazilians ›

WVTF-FM | August 21, 2015
Eduardo Siqueira, coordinator of the Transnational Brazilian Project, is interviewed in this article on Brazilians living in the U.S. Siqueira says many Brazilians who go back to Brazil are having a hard time re-adapting.

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