Associate Professor of Exercise and Health Sciences Richard Fleming talks about a two-year grant from the National Institutes of Health that has enabled the department and the Shriver Center to produce online courses for dentists that focus on people with intellectual disabilities.
PRI/Public Radio International Online, April 28 2015
The UMass Boston Nepali Student Association's fundraising efforts for earthquake relief were featured on Public Radio International's The World yesterday. “They [the Nepali students] are part of our family,” said Schuyler Korban, vice provost of the Office of Global Programs.
Chancellor J. Keith Motley and Bunker Hill Community College President Pam Eddinger respond to an editorial on Success Boston, noting that in addition to the important coaching work being done by nonprofits, the 37 partner colleges and universities are implementing new programs and strategies.
Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Michael Ahn comments on the 10th anniversary of YouTube, saying the video sharing service has not necessarily made us better: "It's not that people are getting dumber, but they're becoming less textual and more emotional in their responses."
UMass Boston's creative writing MFA students hosted the first Human Library event in Massachusetts last Saturday, inviting community members to spend 15 minutes with any one of the human books – local volunteers who were open to sharing their stories of facing discrimination.
Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance Maria Ivanova is one of 32 recipients to receive a $200,000 grant as part of the inaugural class of Andrew Carnegie Fellows supported by Carnegie Corporation of New York.
More than 100 young people came together to play basketball and learn some life lessons in Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. Conley’s seventh annual Basketball for Peace Tournament at UMass Boston’s Clark Athletic Center yesterday. UMass Boston's student athletes served as referees.