Kevin C. Peterson, senior fellow at UMass Boston's Center for Collaborative Leadership, says the Rev. Bruce Wall's ties to a recent commuter rail scandal shouldn't obscure his 40 years of work on behalf of Boston's poorest residents.
Chancellor J. Keith Motley and College of Science and Mathematics Dean Andrew Grosovsky are quoted in this story about UMass Boston's STEM education programs, which are widely recognized for their diversity and rising graduation rates.
Debra Hart, educational coordinator for the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston, says higher-ed programs that offer education and life skills training are "the next logical step" for young people with disabilities.
The Edward J. Collins Jr. Center for Public Management at UMass Boston is helping the city of Salem hire new principals at three struggling schools -- a decision that will have an enormous impact on the future of the Level 4-rated district.