Darren Kew, director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development at UMass Boston, says even though power has changed hands in Nigeria, "all the government-sponsored corruption in the past is still very present."
Representatives from the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management presented the results of an organizational study of Fitchburg's IT Department, Law Office and Purchasing Department to the Fitchburg City Council.
Video of UMass Boston awarding an honorary degree to Zhang Haidi, regarded as China's Helen Keller, at Friday's commencement. The writer and translator was honored for her achievements in literature and her efforts in promoting the wellbeing of people with disabilities.
On May 27th, Emily G. Brown, testified before the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Advisory Council of the Department of Labor in Washington D.C. Brown is the staff attorney for Pension Action Center, part of Gerontology@UMass Boston.