Political Science Department Chairman Paul Watanabe says Suffolk District Attorney Dan Conley’s regular media appearances in relation to the Amy Lord slaying and the Boston Strangler investigation have given him an advantage in his run for Boston mayor.
Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham and UMass Boston alumnus Jack Beatty, a longtime observer of Boston politics, each tell the Globe that candidates for mayor need to take a parochial approach to turning out voters in September’s primary.
The name of City Councilor John R. Connolly dominates many political discussions these days in Bellevue Hill, a West Roxbury enclave of colonial homes and moss-covered stone walls where more people have voted in the last three mayoral elections than
UMass Boston has appointed Ann Bookman, a leading researcher and social policy expert on women’s issues, work-family balance, and community engagement, director of the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy.
Floyd Fowler, a senior research fellow in UMass Boston’s Center for Survey Research, talks about his study on the level of shared decision-making among adult patients who had discussed medical tests, medications, and procedures with their doctors.
Jonathan Cooper-Weile, a lecturer in philosophy, authored this letter to the editor on a Boston middle school principal extensively plagiarized a Forbes magazine column on leadership in her first memo.
In her first address since taking over the agency, newly-confirmed federal Environmental Protection Agency Administrator and UMass Boston alumna Gina McCarthy will speak at Harvard Law School about her vision and goals.
The Reporter offers more details on the new University Place apartment complex planned for a site adjacent to UMass Boston’s Bayside property. Construction on the apartments is expected to begin in October and last about 18 months.