Charlie Titus, vice chancellor for athletics and recreation, special programs and projects, earned his 300th win as head coach of the Beacons men’s basketball team on Friday. Titus is only the 71st coach in Division III history to reach the milestone.
Ann Bookman, director of the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at UMass Boston, co-wrote this editorial on the promising results of last month’s election for women candidates of color. At least 23 women of color were elected or re-elected across the commonwealth, but the authors note that much work remains to create a government that reflects the diversity of our commonwealth.
UMass Boston’s Center for Survey Research helped researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Boston Medical Center conduct a new study to determine which factors are most important to patients when they are choosing a type of weight-loss surgery.
Associate Professor of Art David Areford co-curated the new “Art of Empathy,” a new exhibit of religious iconography at a Jacksonville-area museum. The show earned a positive review from The Florida-Times Union.
The William Monroe Trotter Institute at UMass Boston participated in the creation of “Studies on Religion and Recidivism,” a new report that shows the outsized impact of incarceration on black and Hispanic residents of Dorchester, Mattapan, and Roxbury.
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.