Gastón Institute reported a statistical profile of the Latino community in Pittsfield that, according to Berkshire Eagle, highlights concerns and needs but also significant opportunities for the future.
Modupe Oshikoya, a PhD candidate at UMass Boston and a fellow in the university's Center for Peace, Democracy and Development, comments on how the Interfaith Mediation Centre is employing early warning systems.
Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham says gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley must curry favor at next weekend's state Democratic convention by showing delegates "she is not the fumbler that she was in 2010," when she lost a Senate race to Scott Brown.
Parfait Gasana and Wade Cedar, graduate students in international relations at UMass Boston, have started the Kigali Reading Center, a nonprofit that is bringing much-needed books to Gasana's native Rwanda.
Dean Ira Jackson of the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at UMass Boston and McCormack senior fellow Robert Turner discuss the shining examples of political leadership offered by former U.S. House speakers from Massachusetts.
Associate Professor of Political Science Erin O'Brien says today's Democratic gubernatorial debate is an opportunity for candidates to make "their last-ditch effort" to woo activists ahead of this weekend's party convention.
UMass Boston and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care have teamed up for "Set Sail for Success," a $500,000 mentoring initiative that will increase support for 20 first-year students pursuing careers in nursing and health sciences.