Commonwealth Compact at UMass Boston is one of more than a dozen organizations that lobbied mayoral candidates Martin Walsh and John Connolly to hold a fourth debate focusing on diversity-related topics.
Article on UMass Boston’s new Learning Resource Center at the Cordage Commerce Center in Plymouth mentions there will be an open house from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10. The center helps people explore transfer options, degree completion options, and online education opportunities.
New England Board of Higher Education, October 01 2013
New Directions for Higher Education: Q&A with Author Richard Arum on Undergrad Learning. Philip DiSalvio, dean of the College of Advancing & Professional Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston, speaks with Richard Arum, co-author (with Josipa Roksa) of Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses. Arum and Roksa pose fundamental questions about whether undergraduates are really learning anything during their undergraduate experience.
UMass Boston soccer player Krista Ledin has been named the Little East Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the fourth time in her career. Teammate Kristen Spain has been named the Little East Conference Goaltender of the Week. Spain set the UMass Boston program record for career shutouts on Saturday afternoon.
School for the Environment Dean Robyn Hannigan spoke at Cape Cod Community College yesterday as part of the STEM and Entrepreneurship Speaker Series "No Boundaries: Transforming Environmental Education.”