Alumnus Dan Hayes ’78, who became the first girls lacrosse coach at Peabody High School and also coached at several other schools, will be inducted into the UMass Boston Athletics Hall of Fame next week.
School for the Environment Dean Robyn Hannigan has been named to the 16-member Massachusetts Marine Fisheries Institute Advisory Council, which is working to help the New Bedford fishing industry prosper in spite of tightening regulations.
Polly Logan, whose years of dedication to Massachusetts politics inspired the creation of the Polly Logan Fund at UMass Boston’s Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy, passed away on Monday age 88.
Distinguished Professor of Biology Kamal Bawa and photographer Sandesh Kadur, who collaborated on the book “Himalayas: Mountains of Life” earlier this year, spoke on Tuesday at Harvard’s Sackler Museum.
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.