UMass Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley was honored last week with the Drylongso Leadership Award for Challenging Structural Racism. The Drylongso Awards honor ordinary people doing extraordinary anti-racism work in Greater Boston.
The Boston Redevelopment Authority has set a December 3 deadline to receive proposals from designers to help create a new look for Mount Vernon Street, a crucial neighborhood roadway that borders UMass Boston.
The Boston Redevelopment Authority has issued a request for proposals to redesign Mt. Vernon Street, which borders the UMass Boston campus, as a “multimodal corridor” that offers access to pedestrians, bicyclists, drivers, and public transit riders.
Assistant Professor of Management Nardia Haigh talks to Britain’s leading newspaper about how increasing collaboration between nongovernmental organizations and deep-pocketed private firms are allowing the NGOs to undertake ambitious social-progress initiatives with less reliance on foundations or private donors for money.
UMass Boston’s Commonwealth Compact is part of a new coalition of civil rights and community organizations who will soon announce a plan to evaluate the diversity record of Mayor-elect Marty Walsh after he takes office in January.
Padraig O’Malley, the Moakley Chair for Peace and Reconciliation at UMass Boston, recently took his Forum for Cities in Transition peace conference to Kaduna, Nigeria, which has historically been riven by religious strife.