On Friday, Oct. 1, the Black Student Center held a demonstration addressing recent acts of racism on campus, and the administration’s lack of response to them. The demonstration occurred in the same space and at the same time as a scheduled safe space gathering hosted by the university and l…
- Abigail Basile
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The Governor’s Office of Access and Opportunity is reaching out to University of Massachusetts Boston community members in their efforts to increase the participation of UMass Boston students in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts state government through the Commonwealth Diversity Fellows Pro…
Marty Meehan says he’s finally landed his dream job. He says it’s the culmination of his career. The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees elected him the president of the five-campus UMass system last May. A former UMass Lowell chancellor and congressman, Meehan brings to the job a range of experience and a lifetime of serving the public of the Commonwealth. He is the first president to have received an undergraduate degree from a UMass school.
- Jean Charles
On September 16, the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees held its meeting at the Alumni Lounge of UMass Boston. Members of the Faculty and Professional Staff Union (FSU and PSU, respectively) used the meeting to give public comment on their displeasure with the recent financial decisions the Board has made. These decisions include a fee increase for students and a continued lack of settlement with Faculty and Staff over bonuses.
STEMconnector® held an all-day STEMHealth’s forum on July 23 at the National Press Club in Washington DC. The forum which was entitled “Moving at the speed of Health Care: Intersection of Health Care and the Health Care Workforce,” brought together dozens of professionals healthcare CEO and …
Over 200 young activists attended the Capitol Hill Lecture Series: Free Markets, Individual Liberty & Civil Society at the Heritage Foundation in Allison Auditorium on Jul. 29. Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul, who gave the introductory remarks, and David Boaz, executive vice presiden…
The University of Massachusetts search committee unanimously elected Martin T. Meehan as the next president of the five-campus UMass System on May 1.
Returning University of Massachusetts Boston community members will continue to witness the ongoing transformation of the UMass Boston campus in the fall, as part of the University's 25-year master plan. “There will be scaffolding around the Healey Building as phase II roof work continues. The Utility Corridor and Roadway Relocation (UCRR) project will continue to expand its utility relocation sites and the temporary roadway through the Campus Center lawn will be used,” said manager of Master Plan and Construction Communications Holly Sutherland.
- By Joelle Fabrizio and Stephanie Geheran
On April 29, the Coalition to Save the Africana Studies at UMass Boston met with Dean of the College of Liberal Arts David Terkla to bring forth their concerns about the future of the Africana Studies Department, as well as their grievances regarding the current contract situation of both Tony Van der Meer and Aminah Pilgrim.