Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Michael Ahn comments on the 10th anniversary of YouTube, saying the video sharing service has not necessarily made us better: "It's not that people are getting dumber, but they're becoming less textual and more emotional in their responses."
UMass Boston's creative writing MFA students hosted the first Human Library event in Massachusetts last Saturday, inviting community members to spend 15 minutes with any one of the human books – local volunteers who were open to sharing their stories of facing discrimination.
Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance Maria Ivanova is one of 32 recipients to receive a $200,000 grant as part of the inaugural class of Andrew Carnegie Fellows supported by Carnegie Corporation of New York.
More than 100 young people came together to play basketball and learn some life lessons in Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. Conley’s seventh annual Basketball for Peace Tournament at UMass Boston’s Clark Athletic Center yesterday. UMass Boston's student athletes served as referees.
Maria Ivanova, co-director of the Center for Governance and Sustainability and director of the Global Environmental Governance Project, has been named an Andrew Carnegie Fellow by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
Lauren Hudak, a former UMass Boston student, is interviewed on running her first Boston Marathon. "I came to Boston when I was in my early 20s and really found myself in this city," Hudak said. "I think there is something special running a race of this caliber in your home city.”