McCormack Graduate School Dean Ira A. Jackson, who chaired a commission that recommended large raises for the governor, attorney general, and members of the legislature, said the group is advocating for "better management, not just high salaries."
Varda Konstam, professor emerita in the Department of Counseling and School Psychology, has a new paper that says unemployed young people who volunteer find jobs much faster than those who do not give of their time.
Chancellor J. Keith Motley, Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy Director Jill Macoska, Assistant Professor of Biology Jennifer Bowen, and graduate student Justin Cotellessa are all quoted in this story on UMass Boston's new Integrated Sciences Complex, opening this month.
The work of Kathleen Hunt, a research scientist with the New England Aquarium and member of the School for the Environment's faculty, to learn about the bowhead whales' current physiological condition, is featured. Hunt serves as an advisor to UMass Boston student Lauren Laskey.
Leaders have high hopes for Governor-elect Charlie Baker, whose campaign promises included no cuts to local aid. Brockton received $21.5 million in 2014 to construct a new satellite campus to host classes offered by UMass Boston, Bridgewater State, and Massasoit Community College.