The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate will host a conversation with former Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy on Wednesday, September 13 at 6:30 p.m. The talk will center around the role of government in promoting our nation’s public health... Read more
Now that the Boston Globe has moved its offices downtown and its printing presses to Taunton, its old 16-acre headquarters on Morrissey Boulevard sits nearly empty, although the New York Times is still being printed there and delivery trucks are still... Read more
A medical emergency involving a person on the tracks at JFK/UMass Station brought shuttle buses and transit police to the Red Line and commuter rail station on Thursday afternoon.
A person who was on the tracks was transported to a local... Read more
Some people drew a blank when the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate opened on Columbia Point two years ago. I remember thinking, “Institute for the U.S. Senate? What’s that?” But now I know better and can appreciate how much the... Read more
The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees voted Monday to increase tuition and fees by an average of 3 percent for in-state undergraduates on Monday — the third year in a row the university has increased tuition for students. Last July,... Read more
As it sorts through turbulent fiscal times, the University of Massachusetts Boston campus announced Tuesday that more than $4 million in salary expenses are being cut through a voluntary employee buyout program. Fifty UMass Boston employees, including... Read more
Dreary, worn down and a poor reflection of the neighborhood’s vitality were just a few of the phrases used to describe Mount Vernon Street, the main access road of Columbia Point, in a neighborhood survey.
The peninsula, best known as the home... Read more
Rafael Jaen, a professor of theatre at UMass Boston, was one of five faculty members across all of the University of Massachusetts system to win a 2017 Manning Prize for Excellence in Teaching, an award that earned him a $10,000 honorarium and further... Read more