Commenting on Greece's debt crisis, Assistant Professor of Economics Charalampos Konstantinidis says, "My sense is that any proposal that comes from Greece will have debt relief in the centre. Whether this is something or not the creditors want to discuss is another situation.”
UMass Boston's College of Nursing and Health Sciences has signed a joint agreement with Cape Cod Community College that establishes a joint admission program leading from the CCCC associate degree in nursing directly into the bachelor of science in nursing program at UMass Boston.
Kamal Bawa, a distinguished professor of biology at UMass Boston, will be formally admitted to the prestigious Royal Society as a fellow on July 10 for his "pioneering contributions to understanding the population biology of tropical forest trees." UMass Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley is quoted.
Paul Watanabe, director of the Institute for Asian American Studies, is quoted in this article along with Asian American Studies Program students and alumni Sharon Cheng, Megan Wong, and Victor Sok. UMass Boston has completed a preliminary research study that addresses gambling as a health issue.
The town of Belchertown has hired UMass Boston's Center for Social and Demographic Research on Aging to advise them on the needs of the town's elderly population. Director Jan Mutchler gave a presentation to the town last month.
In a roundtable discussion with UMass Boston students yesterday, UMass President Marty Meehan said he is committed to the system. "I want our reputation enhanced, I want our rankings enhanced at all the campuses and as a system," he said.