Student trustees at the University of Massachusetts, including UMass Boston's Nolan O'Brien, are appealing for a $519 million budget this year, enough to guarantee a freeze on tuition and fees for a second year in a row.
Ed Forry, publisher of the Dorchester Reporter, remembers late House Speaker and UMass Boston cofounder Bob Quinn. Forry was the first-ever recipient of the Robert H. Quinn Award for Distinguished Service given by UMass Boston.
UMass Boston Entrepreneurship Center Director David McFarlane and Associate Professor of Management and Marketing Benyamin Lichtenstein discuss the university's new collaboration with The 2 to 10 Project to create an executive salon management program in the College of Management.
Associate Professor of Gerontology Elizabeth Dugan is lead author of a new study examining which risk factors increase the likelihood that an older person will eventually have to give up driving. The study appears in the January edition of Journal of Aging and Health.
Michael Keating of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development at UMass Boston discusses the ongoing political turmoil in Burkina Faso, the West African nation where 75 officials from the ruling party resigned last week to protest the undemocratic rule of President Blaise Compaore.
Chancellor J. Keith Motley comments on the loss of Robert H. Quinn, the former House speaker who cofounded UMass Boston in 1964 and has continued to be a friend of the university. Quinn died yesterday at the age of 85.