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.
The university last week unveiled a portrait of Boston Marathon bombing victim and former UMass Boston student Krystle Campbell. The portrait was commissioned by Board of Visitors member Dick Campbell, in consultation with Krystle’s family.