Chair Ronald Iannotti of the Exercise and Health Sciences Department at UMass Boston is lead author of a study published in Pediatrics that says teenagers are exercising more, consuming less sugar, and eating more fruits and vegetables.
Associate Professor of Political Science Paul Watanabe says despite their high-tech voter identification efforts, the Boston mayoral candidates still must deal with a variable that can’t be predicted: the reliability (or unreliability) of voters.
Article on how Paul Watanabe, associate professor of political science and director of the Institute for Asian American Studies, took part in a panel that addressed issues of racial disparity and social inequality in contemporary America.
On Friday, Sept. 13 from 7:30-9 p.m., the cobblestone courtyard of the Savin Hill Yoga Coop on Pearl Street will be filled for a free public evening of fiction and poetry readings by Dorchester and UMass Boston (UMB) authors at the first of three ins
Mayoral hopefuls on Tuesday pledged to diversify the police force and aggressively enforce the city's jobs policy for residents, minorities, and women on public construction sites. They made their promises to the several hundred people who had packed
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Interim Superintendent John McDonough announced that the Mario Umana Academy in East Boston is receiving a $25,000 planning grant to launch a two-way bilingual program next year. BPS is expanding dual-language opportunities for students across Boston following the model of the successful Rafael Hernández and Hurley K-8 Schools as well as similar programs elsewhere in which English Language Learners and native English speakers are educated in integrated classrooms. Research provided by the Gastón Institute is supporting this process.