Assistant Professor of Costume Design Rafael Jaen has been named to the Globe's list of Most Stylish Bostonians 2014. Jaen talks about how his childhood in Venezuela influenced his style, and how his classroom dynamics affect what he wears.
Associate Professor of Gerontology Elizabeth Dugan, coauthor of a study on health indicators for seniors in Massachusetts, says Northern Worcester County had significantly higher rates of tooth loss compared to the rest of the state.
This article highlights key findings from Pension Action Center Advisory Board member Christian Weller's recent report, The Financial Security Scorecard: A State-by-State Analysis of Economic Pressures Facing Future Retirees. Weller is also a Gerontology Institute Fellow and a professor for UMass Boston's Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs.
Nearly every state comes up short in key areas that gauge retirement readiness: anticipated retirement income, major retirement costs, and labor market conditions for older workers, according to a report authored by Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller.