Candidates for Massachusetts governor are making early campaign appearances at places like prisons that are unlikely to produce many votes. But Associate Professor of Political Science Erin O'Brien says candidates' schedules are an important signal to their base and potential voters.
Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the UN’s Framework Convention on Climate Change, gathered with friends and family at the home of Boston developer Bob Beal while in town to deliver the commencement address at UMass Boston.
UMass Boston student William O'Donnell, who was born blind, graduated on Friday, a testament to his personal determination as well as the diversity, inclusiveness, and student support found at the university. William's guide dog, Marshall, was also honored with a rawhide diploma.