The Philadelphia Inquirer Blog - Artswatch
A week of loss, memory and legacy
POSTED: Friday, March 1, 2013, 12:23 PM
Peter Dobrin, Inquirer Classical Music Critic
Van Cliburn at Fairmount Park, 1968
William Bennett, 56, the San Francis
Professor of Environmental, Earth, and Ocean Sciences Robert Chen is one of three professors supervising a Cool Science contest at UMass Lowell. The contest winner, a fifth-grade student, created artwork depicting the effects of climate change that is now displayed on Lowell city buses.
Adjunct professor Nteri Nelson, an adjunct professor in the Africana Studies Department, will be honored by the Suffolk County Alumni Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity. The organization is giving Sapphire Awards to “women dedicated to uplifting others in their communities.”
Assistant Professor of Political Science Erin O’Brien says most rational people have tuned out “sequestration,” the latest so-called financial emergency in Washington. The Globe’s man-on-the-street interviews show that Professor O’Brien is right – most people aren’t paying attention.
Chancellor J. Keith Motley joined state and local dignitaries, UMass trustees, and the UMass Boston community on Wednesday for a groundbreaking ceremony that celebrated the university’s bright future while emphasizing the commitment to its founding mission.
The university system released a report today detailing a previously announced plan to make UMass more transparent. The report outlines six priority areas including student graduation rates, alumni giving, and campus facility investments; UMass officials say the new data will make it easier for the public to monitor the system’s performance.
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UMass Boston launches first MOOC to adapt to learning strategies
Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) offered by UMass Boston to feature the first Adaptive MOOC technology that enables students to be taught according to
UMass Boston officials will break ground Wednesday on a new academic building as they edge closer to wrapping up work on a sciences complex and figuring out what to do with the former Bayside Expo Center.
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers (http://www.liebertpub.com) announces the launch of MOOCs Forum (http://www.liebertpub.com/mooc) to serve as the host and chronicle for discussions, debates, announcements, and advancements for all issues and consti
UMass Boston officials will break ground Wednesday on a new academic building as they edge closer to wrapping up work on a sciences complex and figuring out what to do with the former Bayside Expo Center. (Story on page 24.)