Professor of Political Science Paul Watanabe says businessman and state Senator Dan Wolf, who has enlisted a slew of Beacon Hill heavy hitters as he fights to maintain both his private business contracts and his elected office, is walking a fine line in terms of how voters perceive him.
Ed Rodley, who studied archaeology at UMass Boston, talks to the AP about the thousands of important artifacts discovered in the wreckage of the treasure-laden pirate ship Whydah, which sank off Cape Cod in 1717.
Professor of Political Science Paul Watanabe tells NECN he was stunned when Senator Ed Markey, who has nearly four decades of experience in Washington, voted “present” on an authorization for military action in Syria.
Associate Professor of Public and Community Service Carroy Ferguson, who attended a heated meeting on the mayoral race this week at a church in Roxbury, says a decision by the black community to coalesce around one or two minority candidates may increase its influence in the upcoming preliminary election.
Bill Carlo, director of the Addiction Counselor Education Program in UMass Boston's College of Advancing and Professional Studies, is quoted in this article on education around a drug known as "molly."
UMass Boston graduate student Kenly Hiller and Assistant Professor of Biology Jarrett Byrnes are prominently featured in this story about scientists who are turning to Kickstarter-style crowd-funding websites to finance their experiments.