Darren Kew, executive director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, says the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls are part of a negotiation between the government and Islamist separatist group Boko Haram.
Dan Napierski has been working on Phfeast, a mobile app that lets users accrue points at participating restaurants, at UMass Boston's Venture Development Center. The points go toward free meals for underprivileged children and families.
UMass Boston's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center on Public Management is one of three prospective consultants that the town of Danvers will decide between on Wednesday. The chosen consultant will aid the town in finding a new town manager.
David Landon, associate director of the Andrew Fiske Memorial Center for Archaeological Research, is interviewed on how the UMass Boston survey team is using ground-penetrating radar to try to locate the original Pilgrim settlement's location.
Garin Veris, the director of external development for the Division of Athletics and Recreation, Special Programs and Projects and a former defensive end for the New England Patriots, shares his views on the Washington Redskins name controversy.
At an event at UMass Boston's Venture Development Center yesterday, Governor Deval Patrick pointed to new research showing that his Life Sciences Initiative is driving job creation and economic growth.