Citing safety concerns, UMass Amherst, Boston College, Suffolk University, and Brandeis University have joined a growing list of schools, both locally and nationally, that have banned the use and possession of hoverboards on campus.
"Many obstacles stand in the way of a two-state solution to the conflict in Israel and Palestine," writes Padraig O'Malley, the John Joseph Moakley Professor of Peace and Reconciliation in the McCormack Graduate School. "At the moment, negotiations are a nonstarter for all parties."
Barbara Lewis, director of the William Monroe Trotter Institute for the Study of Black Culture at UMass Boston, co-authored a new study which finds that "striking, persistent racial inequalities" still exist in Massachusetts.
Former employees of Triangle Wire & Cable Co. are receiving lost pensions and benefits after more than a year of negotiations thanks to the New England Pension Assistance Project, part of the McCormack Graduate School's Pension Action Center.