Professor Emeritus of History Martin Quitt is interviewed in a segment about the 200th anniversary of Stephen Douglas’ birth. Douglas, born in Vermont, was an Illinois congressman and lost the 1860 presidential election to Abraham Lincoln.
Political Science Department Chairman Paul Watanabe says the first mayoral candidate who resumes campaigning after the Marathon bombings risks the ire of voters who may think it’s too soon for a return to politics as usual.
Christiana Figueres, the top United Nations leader on climate change, will speak at the University of Massachusetts Boston on April 24 to discuss how the international community can act decisively to blunt the impacts of global climate change.
Students in Grade 3 through high school have created climate change-themed artwork as part of a project coordinated by professors from UMass Lowell and UMass Boston. The Lowell Regional Transit Authority is displaying the best entries.
Arjun Jayadev and Joseph E. Stiglitz
NEW YORK -- The Indian Supreme Court's refusal to uphold the patent on Gleevec, the blockbuster cancer drug developed by the Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis, is good news for many of those in Ind