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Professor of History James Green says May Day, which began in ancient times as a joyous springtime holiday, became associated with organized labor uprisings after Chicago’s “Haymarket Affair,” a May 1, 1886 rally to create the eight-hour work day. The rally ended with a bombing and a shootout that killed 11 people.
Indian film and theater actor Mohan Agashe visited UMass Boston for several events last week, including a keynote address at the Social Theory Forum conference and a dinner that raised $5,000 for the university’s India Scholars Program.
Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham says just six months after the Scott Brown-Elizabeth Warren race became a national story, the current U.S. Senate race in Massachusetts has been “a real snoozer.”
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With the clock ticking down to Executive Assistant Paul Blazar's retirement in July, two consulting firms told selectmen Monday night that a search for Blazar's replacement will likely take three or four months
Albie Sachs, a leading figure in the fight against apartheid who helped write the South African Constitution, spoke to students and faculty at UMass Boston on Monday. Sachs lost his arm in a car bombing 25 years ago, and said he felt a deeply personal sense of loss when he heard about the Boston Marathon bombings.
The New England Journal of Higher Education, April 29 2013
College of Advancing and Professional Studies Dean Phil DiSalvio talks with Carnegie Foundation chairman Anthony Bryk about a possible evolution of “college credit” that rewards students for what they know rather than how much time they spent in class.
The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management at UMass Boston has been hired to study the feasibility of a regional emergency dispatcher service that would centralize operations for the towns of Monson, Palmer, Ware, and Warren.
Paul Watanabe, associate professor and chair of the Political Science Department and director of the Institute for Asian American Studies, is quoted in this article on what the Democratic candidates for Senate need to do to win Tuesday’s primary.