For the third time in her career, Canton native Olivia Murphy, a junior forward on the UMass Boston women’s basketball team, has been named to the ECAC Division III New England Women’s Basketball All-Star team.
Chancellor J. Keith Motley talks to the Globe about the increasing need for public universities to seek private financial support. “We’re seeking private financial support in ways that my predecessors...would have never dreamed they would have to,” Motley said.
Chancellor J. Keith Motley appears in this story on tributes to the Boston Marathon victims. "Our hearts were heavy as we remembered Krystle Campbell and the other victims," Motley said at an event honoring the first two recipients of the Krystle Campbell Scholarship.
Werner Kunz, associate professor of marketing and director of UMass Boston's Digital Media Lab, comments on how social media has become critical for nonprofits and corporations. Kunz says social media success is dependent on finding the right trigger.
Four runners from Medford running in the Boston Marathon to raise money for the Krystle Campbell Scholarship Fund are looking to achieve their fundraising goals. Campbell, a former UMass Boston student and Medford resident, died in the marathon bombing two years ago.
Barbara Lewis, director of the William Monroe Trotter Institute for the Study of Black History and Culture, comments on a Walsh administration report that found Boston police and fire departments are the least racially diverse Boston city agencies. “It's a major challenge," she said.
Sara Boxell, program assistant for UMass Boston's Asian American Student Success Program, explains how an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) grant supports writing seminars aimed at helping students pass UMass Boston's writing proficiency requirement.