Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller says the U.S. economy logged minor improvements in February even as many structural problems -- including massive income inequality -- remain unaddressed.
Associate Professor of English Scott Maisano is mentioned in this article as supporting the idea that the four ghosts in William Shakespeare's play Cymbeline represent Jupiter's newly discovered Jovian moons.
Hayley Gleason, a McCormack Scholar in the Gerontology Doctoral Program, will receive the 2014 Graduate Student Research Award at the Aging in America Conference in two weeks for her research on “The Caregiving Relationship: Does the Type of Caregiver Affect the Mental Health of the Care Recipient?”
Barbara Lewis, director of the Trotter Institute at UMass Boston, and Associate Professor of Political Science Paul Watanabe weigh in on the early hiring record of Mayor Marty Walsh, whose campaign promise of a diverse administration has yet to be realized.
Professor of Counseling and School Psychology Gonzalo Bacigalupe offers a follow-up to his original piece on the impact of the Newton high school suicides, noting that parents and teachers can lower stress levels for students without sacrificing achievement.