Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies Loan Dao presented on her research in Asian American political participation during Yale University's Asian American Studies Conference on Friday and Saturday.
The UMass Boston Gerontology Institute is partnering with Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and AARP on the Age-Friendly Boston initiative. About 100 Bostonians attended an event at Faneuil Hall on Saturday. According to a Gerontology Institute report, 88,000 residents over 60 lived in Boston in 2010.
Column on Charlie Titus's 40-year coaching career, which ended last week. "We love to swaddle professional athletes in adulation," Christopher L. Gasper writes. "The real heroes are people such as Titus, making a difference in the community and paying forward the opportunity for success."
In making Strongman, Zachary Levy spent nine years recording the life of Stanley “Stanless Steel” Pleskun, a showman who can bend a penny and can lift a pickup high enough to slip a piece of paper under the wheels, but who has to make a living collecting scrap metal. The film will be shown for free on Thursday, March 5 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom as part of the UMass Boston Film Series.