The Globe has a quiz on women of color elected to public office in Massachusetts, highlighted in a recent report by the Women’s Pipeline for Change and the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy, located in the McCormack Graduate School.
Michael Ahn, assistant professor of public policy and public affairs in the McCormack Graduate School, says while a single measure could provide a general overview of the City of Boston's performance, merging a host of statistics into one can be tricky.
Marty Meehan will be inaugurated as the 27th president of the University of Massachusetts in a ceremony November 12 at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate on the campus of UMass Boston.
Elizabeth Dugan, associate professor of gerontology in the McCormack Graduate School, comments in a story on a push for a California law requiring older drivers to get road tested to renew their license.
Ann Bookman, director of the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy in the McCormack Graduate School, talked to New England Public Radio about the center's new report on the total number of women of color elected to political positions in Massachusetts.
Professor of American Studies Jeffrey Melnick says immigrants have affected the larger U.S. culture. "You'd have to go really far to find an area of American life that's untouched by the realities of the '65 law," he said.
Chancellor J. Keith Motley comments on John B. King, Jr., who has been tapped to assume the duties of departing Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. Motley co-founded Roxbury Preparatory Charter School with King and Evan Rudall.
Labor Resource Center Director Susan Moir talks about accusations that an official in Mayor Marty Walsh's administration may have tried to pressure a Boston hotel and restaurant into canceling plan to host the filming of Top Chef.
Professor of Management David Levy, director of the Center for Sustainable Enterprise and Regional Competitiveness, writes about his team's research on corporate scientists and their stance on climate change.