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.
As part of its expansive series "A Bridge to Kaduna," the Global Post talks to Darren Kew, executive director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, who describes his desire to better understand the injustices happening in a country divided by violence and religious strife.
The New England Journal of Higher Education, March 10 2014
Philip DiSalvio, dean of the College of Advancing and Professional Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston, interviews Judith S. Eaton, president of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Judith Eaton offers her views on the history, functions and issues facing accreditation today.
Article on the heads of the Interfaith Mediation Centre, Pastor James Wuye and the Imam Muhammad Ashafa, mentions that the two men served as hosts of the fourth annual International Forum for Cities in Transition, organized by UMass Boston Professor of Peace and Reconciliation Padraig O'Malley.