UMass Boston’s Commonwealth Compact was one of more than two dozen organizations that pushed for Wednesday night’s debate between mayoral candidates John Connolly and Marty Walsh, which focused on diversity issues.
Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management Kathleen Teehan says UMass Boston is preparing to open a new Center of Excellence for Veterans next fall, which will provide veterans-specific services including financial aid and benefits information, tutoring, advising, counseling, and more.
Governor Deval Patrick cited new construction projects at UMass Boston, including the nearly completed Integrated Sciences Complex, as symbols of educational progress in the commonwealth during a Tuesday speech to the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce.
The William Joiner Center Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences is sponsoring a weeklong series of workshops and events in conjunction with the Combat Paper Project. Today until Friday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., veterans are encouraged to bring their uniforms to the Campus Center. The uniforms will be turned into paper, then into works of art.
Associate Professor Allen Gontz, the undergraduate program director for the School for the Environment, is collaborating with colleagues in Australia on a new project that uses ground-penetrating radar to study the history of weather in the area.