In this article offering advice on how to stay safe during and after a night out, retired Associate Professor of Psychology David Lisak says sexual predators choose their intended victims based on who appears to be most vulnerable.
UMass Boston freshman Felicita Diaz and Professor of Economics Randy Albelda are featured in this story about the surging number of homeless people in Massachusetts. Diaz is persevering in school while her family struggles to find affordable housing.
Associate Professor Allen Gontz of the School for the Environment is collaborating with scientists from Australia for a project that aims to predict future weather events by using high-tech radar to look below the surface of an island and understand what happened in the past.
Charlie Titus, vice chancellor for athletics and recreation, special programs and projects, earned his 300th win as head coach of the Beacons men’s basketball team on Friday. Titus is only the 71st coach in Division III history to reach the milestone.
Ann Bookman, director of the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at UMass Boston, co-wrote this editorial on the promising results of last month’s election for women candidates of color. At least 23 women of color were elected or re-elected across the commonwealth, but the authors note that much work remains to create a government that reflects the diversity of our commonwealth.