TOPSFIELD — Selectmen have chosen Kellie Herbert, assistant town administrator in Belmont, to become the next town administrator.
But Sean Fitzgerald, the current town manager in Plaistow, N.H., and a former mayoral candidate in Peabody, was a clo
Christa Kelleher, interim director of the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at UMass Boston, says a reluctance to ask for campaign contributions is one factor that prevents more women from running for elected office. Even so, there are 35 women of color on the ballot in Massachusetts this year—more than ever before.
UMass Boston doctoral candidate Kristin Osborne was part of a group of marine biologists and doctoral students who visited New Bedford last week to study potentially invasive non-native species that are congregating around docks and marinas.
A retiree, who is unsure of how to locate her pension, is advised to contact the Illinois Pension Assistance Project, part of the Gerontology Institute at UMass Boston's John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies.
Gina McCarthy was confirmed as EPA administrator by the Senate on July 18, 136 days after being nominated by President Obama to replace Lisa Jackson.
A Republican-led delay of her nomination centered on more than 1,100 questions addressed to McCar
Michael Keating of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development at UMass Boston wrote this piece analyzing a recent report on uncomfortably close ties between political and military elites in West Africa and drug traffickers there.
Researchers from UMass Boston’s Computer Science Department authored a study concluding that pupil dilation can be used as a “reliable and inexpensive indicator of a subject’s cognitive workload”—a premise that has led to breakthroughs in communicating with paralyzed people who cannot write or speak.