Political Science Department Chairman Paul Watanabe says Councilor at Large Felix Arroyo, who is announcing his candidacy for Boston mayor today, “has a real shot” to win as the first minority candidate to enter the race in an increasingly diverse city. “Arroyo is the only major candidate representing the new majority,” Watanabe said.
New England has one of the largest populations of Portuguese-Americans in the country, and with 192,000 of them in Metro Boston alone, this is where they will be celebrating their culture with the eighth annual Portuguese American Festival this sprin
Gerontology Graduate Program Director Jan Mutchler made a presentation to Hingham selectmen to detail the findings of her study on how the city’s Department of Elder Services can better serve its aging residents.
Institute for Asian American Studies Director Paul Watanabe, also the chairman of the Political Science Department, coauthored a new report that shows a wide variation in employment and income among the thousands of immigrants who have recently arrived in the Boston area from other countries.
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To begin with, Mr. Sarkisian has been reelected. Although neither candidate can honestly claim to have received a mandate from the people, this has not prevented Mr. Hovannis
After using student loans to finance his own education, UMass Boston alumnus Dawit Lemma ’04 works with students at the University of Maryland to help them pay for college in the smartest way possible.
Jeremy Raynor and Daniel Genest, undergraduates in the School for the Environment program, have received the High-Demand Scholarship. This scholarship was created by the state to aid students students pursuing careers for which the state has an urgent need for skilled talent.
If you're a fish merrily swimming in a stream, is it your fault if a flood — say from a large release from the dam upstream — causes you to be washed out through the sluicegates? Or if a drought leaves you trapped in a shrinking pool from which you c