Researchers in UMass Boston's McCormack Graduate School conducted a needs assessment which found the main issues facing Littleton’s senior population are transportation, housing, and caregiver support.
Jim Campen, professor emeritus of economics at UMass Boston, authored a recent study which finds that African Americans and Hispanics are rejected at significantly higher rates for home loans than white mortgage applicants.
Chair of Political Science Erin O'Brien says Republican presidential candidate John Kasich is making a strong impression in New Hampshire through effective advertising and dozens of town hall meetings with potential voters.
J. Cedric Woods, director of the Institute for New England Native American Studies at UMass Boston, disagrees with the notion that high school athletic logos that claim to represent Native peoples are the best or only way to educate people about Native culture.
Hindu followers of the guru Shri Sai Baba are building a new temple in Groton to accommodate increased observance. The Asian-Indian American population in Massachusetts increased by 76 percent over a recent 10-year period, according to statistics from the Institute for Asian American Studies.
Khalik Allah's debut documentary, Field Niggas, opens the spring program of the UMass Boston Film Series on Tuesday night. The Globe says the film is "as assaultive as its title, yet seductive and beautiful."