The Dignity in Schools Campaign and Professor Mark Warren at the University of Massachusetts Boston are excited to announce the release of a new online toolkit, “Organizing to Combat the School-to-Prison-Pipeline.”
A new independent report from UMass Boston’s Sustainable Solutions Lab, sponsored by the Green Ribbon Commission with support from the Barr Foundation, finds that for Boston to be ready for climate change, governance structures have to be upgraded.
Charla M. Burnett, a PhD candidate in Global Governance and Human Security partners with Mapbox and Code for Boston to develop a data mapping application for immigrant service providers.
UMass Boston has the second highest score on a new national ranking that assesses how well public universities serve African American students.
The University of Massachusetts Boston has jumped eleven spots in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges List, released this morning. UMass Boston is now No. 104 in the Top Public Schools category.
The McCormack Graduate School co-hosted the final debate before the September 4 primary between the two Democrats running for Secretary of State, incumbent Bill Galvin and Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim, on Friday.
More than 300 people crowded into UMass Boston’s Campus Center Ballroom — and another 3,900 tuned in online — to watch Democratic incumbent Michael Capuano and his primary challenger, Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley, face off in the Seventh Congressional District debate.
UMass Boston’s McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, WBUR, and The Boston Globe plan to host live debates among candidates for several offices this year, prior to the September 4 primaries.
Aroon P. Manoharan, associate professor of public policy and public affairs in the McCormack Graduate School, participated in a special panel at the UN headquarters in New York City this spring.
A new $1 million grant from the Administration for Community Living will make it possible for UMass Boston's Pension Action Center to continue providing free pension legal counseling to people across New England for the next five years.