UMass Boston history professor James Green, an expert on the history of America’s labor movement, says Martin Walsh’s victory in the Boston mayor’s race recalls an era in the early 20th century when voters often sent labor leaders to City Hall.
Robbin Peach, executive director of the Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate, and Security at UMass Boston, discusses the trend of ever-stronger oceanic storms such as Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated the Philippines last week.
Judith Kurland, executive director of the Center for Community Democracy and Democratic Literacy, says Boston mayor-elect Martin Walsh took advantage of the endorsements of his former opponents in the final weeks of the campaign.
Padraig O’Malley, the John Joseph Moakley Distinguished Professor of Peace and Reconciliation and the founding director of the Forum for Cities in Transition, provided the opening remarks at the 4th International Conference of the Forum for Cities in Transition in Kaduna, Nigeria.
Junior Krista Ledin has been named the Corvias ECAC New England Division III Women's Soccer Player of the Week for the second time this season. The No. 1 Beacons take on No. 5 Eastern Connecticut State University at home Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in the Little East Conference tournament semifinals.