In December, the UMass Boston administration decided to discontinue the Labor Studies program for budgetary reasons. This program is the only of its kind in New England and is essential to educating new leaders in the workforce. The UMass Boston Labor Studies program has a proud history of
Every day across Africa, wild elephants are being slaughtered to meet the insatiable demand for ivory. Entire herds are being poached out of existence to supply the illegal trade of ivory carvings and trinkets in Asia. The scale of illicit activity is staggering in places like Thailand. Poachers
While most of us know the importance of eating healthfully, less than half of low-income American families actually prepare nutritious meals most days of the week.* We can point to plenty of reasons why eating healthy is a challenge: fresh fruits and vegetables can be more expensive, healthy foods
Coral reefs, often called "rainforests of the sea”, are delicate ecosystems that are affected by the slightest change in chemical balance and water temperature. Many swimmers, snorkelers, and scuba divers are unaware that the chemical sunscreens they use may be killing coral reefs. Researchers
Please take a moment to express your sympathy, condolences, and support for the families of the victims of the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting, for the survivors and their families, and for the community of Newtown, Connecticut.