Professor of Sociology Glenn Jacobs, who is researching the impact of Whole Foods on Jamaica Plain's Latino community, says the national grocer replaced local icon Hi-Lo Foods, which was as much about socializing as it was about shopping.
Allston/Brighton TAB - Wicked Local, March 14 2014
Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Amy Smith has been selected to receive a Graduate Faculty Teacher Award from the Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools. She will receive the award at an event next month in Toronto.
Neighborhood Health Plan CEO Deborah Enos, a member of the advisory board for UMass Boston's College of Nursing and Health Sciences, has been honored with a Boston Business Journal Legacy Award for her career achievements and her work on behalf of women.
Sarah Oktay, director of the Nantucket Field Station, comments on water quality samples in this article on how Nantucket is hoping to curtail improper fertilizer application in an effort to prevent further contamination of Nantucket’s harbors, groundwater and ponds.
About 70 percent of the Asians in Lexington were either born in the United States or are naturalized citizens. Paul Watanabe, director of the Institute for Asian American Studies, says to encourage involvement in local politics, the town might consider allowing noncitizens to vote.
Members of the Training in Education and Critical Research Skills (TEACRS) Program, of which UMass Boston is a partner, find damage to brain cells plays a role in the development of epilepsy after a traumatic brain injury.