Labor Resource Center Director Susan Moir says the number of women employed in building trades is still far too low, but notes that much progress has been made since The Policy Group on Tradeswomen’s Issues began meeting in 2008.
Philip DiSalvio, dean of the College of Advancing and Professional Studies, and Robin Panzini, a nontraditional student at UMass Boston, talk to the Herald about the higher ed opportunities available for adult learners.
Commenting on Greece's debt crisis, Assistant Professor of Economics Charalampos Konstantinidis writes, "The Greek government, first of all, needs to (finally) attack the Greek oligarchy and tackle the web of intertwining relations between the media, banks, and other big business in Greece."
Sophomore biology major Vanessa Anjunthe talks about the thrill of receiving a $1,000 scholarship through a program for Quincy residents created by Sullivan Tire & Auto Service. Anjunthe has received the scholarship for two consecutive years.
The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management at UMass Boston, which is helping the town of Adams create a resident-driven strategic plan, is "emerging as the go-to group throughout the commonwealth," according to Adams Town Administrator Tony Mazzucco.