Associate Professor of Gerontology Elizabeth Dugan is quoted in this column by USA Today founder Al Neuharth, who argues that driving laws are too tough on teenagers and not restrictive enough for seniors.
Description of the LivingLabs program on Nantucket including profiles of pilot participants, who are applying classroom knowledge from the environmental sciences to solve real-world problems on the island.
During a visit to UMass Boston on Wednesday, Governor Deval Patrick ignited a social media firestorm by saying he intended to run for a third term. Patrick’s bombshell was quickly revealed as a joke, with an aide quipping that McCormack Graduate School Dean Ira Jackson’s flattering introduction smoothed the way for a re-election announcement.
A 2005 survey of Cape Cod residents by UMass Boston – which showed that traffic congestion, pollution, and overdevelopment are pressing problems in the region – may explain the opposition to plans for a new Lowe’s home improvement store in South Dennis.
Profile of UMass Boston and Venture Development Center alumna Adrienne Cochrane, who is the new executive director of hack/reduce, a nonprofit center that aims to serve as the Boston area’s nexus for exploration of new data-related technologies.
The following Northborough-Southborough students have been recognized for achievement.
Mark Kerstens, a resident of Southborough, was named to Siena College's Deans' List for the fall 2012 semester. Kerstens is a freshman biology major at Siena.