Chancellor J. Keith Motley presented a posthumous degree to the family of former UMass Boston student Krystle Campbell at Friday’s commencement ceremony. The ceremony was also notable for the record-setting number of graduates (3,906) and an inspirational address by principal speaker Gus Speth.
Mayor Thomas Menino with Harvard President Drew Faust before the university's commencement.
Mayor Thomas Menino may not be looking forward to tomorrow when he's scheduled to have prostate surgery, but he sure seems to be enjoying today. Related Ar
Yesterday on a rainy day the O'Donnell 5th grade class went on a 3-hour oceanography tour of the Boston Harbor with their Science teacher Chris Leonard. They arrived at University of Massachusetts at 10:30am to set sail on the Columbia Point boat. Wh
The May 21 op-ed"Sinking inan English-only classroom" criticizes the lack of special help for non-English-speaking students, but the remedy of returning to bilingual education is extremely unwise. English language learners may not be getting the lang
The Rhode Island HIV Prevention Coalition is sponsoring a statewide conference on May 31 to educate professionals and community leaders about the impact of culture on the sexual health of Rhode Island youth defined as individuals 21 and under.
Column on women on Wall Street cites Economics Professor and Chair Julie Nelson, who looked at two dozen studies on whether women are more cautious than men. Nelson found that the differences between men and women when it comes to risk are small.
Article on a survey conducted by Floyd Fowler, a senior research fellow in UMass Boston’s Center for Survey Research, that found the level of shared decision making among adult patients who had discussed medical tests, medications, and procedures with their doctors was not as high as expected. The study was published this week in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine.
Article on how Governor Deval Patrick was honored at the fifth anniversary celebration of UMass Boston’s Commonwealth Compact for his administration’s efforts to create a state government that reflects Massachusetts’s diverse communities.