Chancellor J. Keith Motley is quoted in this article on the reopened HarborWalk. The section that runs along the harbor from the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum to the Harbor Point Apartments has been upgraded and now includes benches and other amenities.
Article on Fitchburg Mayor Lisa Wong, who is being honored by the Women’s Pipeline for Change, mentions that Wong was a research fellow for a project with the Pipeline and UMass Boston's Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy.
For the first time in its history, the UMass system will no longer have to return tuition it collects from students to the state, a change which the system says will make billing more transparent for students and families.
Old Colony Memorial and Plymouth Bulletin Online, July 15 2015
David Landon, associate director of UMass Boston's Andrew Fiske Memorial Center for Archaeological Research, wrote this letter to the editor. For the second straight summer, he led students in a dig on Burial Hill as part of “Project 400: The Plymouth Colony Archaeological Survey."
Associate Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Studies Laura Hayman says we need to think beyond body mass index. In a statement published this week, the American Heart Association says measuring body mass index may not be enough to diagnose obesity in some minority groups.
Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science Erin O'Brien says insurgent billionaire Donald Trump is "an agenda-setter right now in the Republican Party" whose unvarnished commentary may force his opponents "to take more radical positions."
Commenting on Greece's debt crisis, Assistant Professor of Economics Charalampos Konstantinidis says, "My sense is that any proposal that comes from Greece will have debt relief in the centre. Whether this is something or not the creditors want to discuss is another situation.”