Jennifer L. Gregg, associate professor and chair of the Communication Department, comments on a wearable fitness tracker UNICEF has created. Gregg says strategic branding and endorsements from athletes are essential to the success of “health-cause” clothing and accessories.
David Cash, dean of the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, talks about the Plainridge Park Casino, fantasy sports, whether Vice President Joe Biden will run for president, and the bickering between Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Jeb Bush.
Barbara Lewis, director of the William Monroe Trotter Institute for the Study of Black Culture, discusses Mr. Joy, currently on stage at ArtsEmerson, the politics of art, and representing communities of color on stage.
UMass Boston is one of ten campuses to receive grant money from the U.S. Department of Education to strengthen and expand educational opportunities for Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander students. UMass Boston's award is worth $299,999.
Profile on Mary Huff Stevenson, who retired from UMass Boston's Economics Department in 2012. Today she is a certified Nia instructor and teaches two other types of aerobics, Zumba Gold and Ageless Grace.
With the help of the McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management, Easton's Special Act Charter Committee has written a proposed new charter that would substantially change the organization of local government.
Article on how two Hyannis women are featured in the state’s first guide dedicated to women of color elected to political office in Massachusetts. The McCormack Graduate School's Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy and the Women's Pipeline for Change released the guide last month.
Chancellor J. Keith Motley is pictured in this slideshow of the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center's 20th Anniversary Gala. The chancellor received a Ground Breaking and Vision Award from Roxbury Community College at the event.
Ann Bookman, director of the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at the McCormack Graduate School, says women of all races earn 81 cents for every dollar a man earns and African American women earn 61 cents. Bookman took part in a Latina Equal Pay Day briefing.