Boston, Massachusetts, USA - May 21, 2017: Daytime view of the University of Massachusetts Boston campus along the Boston Harborwalk

UMass Boston Has a Serious Dorm Problem on Its Hands

The first-ever dorms on the campus of UMass Boston are not off to a great start. Under scrutiny, university officials are apologizing to students for […]


Someone Called the Police on a Black UMass Amherst Employee for No Reason

In what he believes is yet another case of unnecessary calls to police to racial profiling, a longtime UMass Amherst employee says he was confronted […]


UMass Tuition Is Going Up Again in 2018

Students at UMass will have to dig a little deeper for the 2018-2019 school year after the university system decided once again to raise tuition. Board members […]

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Gov. Charlie Baker Joins Critics of Mount Ida following Acquisition Announcement

It’s been a rough few days for Mount Ida College. On Friday, UMass Amherst announced it would acquire the Newton-based liberal-arts school, which had been […]


UMass Amherst Rioted after the Super Bowl, Again

Win or lose, you can always count on things getting interesting at UMass Amherst after the Super Bowl, and the Patriots’ heartbreaker last night was […]

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Massachusetts Higher Education Leaders Condemn Republican Tax Bill

As the proposed federal tax overhaul makes its way through the Senate, many Massachusetts higher education leaders are united in their view that the Republican […]


UMass Keeps Watch over Boston Harbor with Robots and Drones

It really wasn’t all that long ago that the Harbor was an infamously gross mess. Years of neglect had turned it into the “dirtiest harbor […]


UMass Boston Wants to Build a New Harvard Square

What do you do if you’ve got a big plot of land in a pretty prime location of a booming city? If you’re UMass Boston, […]


Princeton Review: UMass Amherst Dining is the Best—Again

UMass Amherst might as well be a five-star restaurant; its food has been ranked first in the country, again. The Princeton Review released its 2018 […]


Worcester Is Fighting School Absenteeism with Washing Machines

School districts across the Commonwealth have been trying all sorts of new approaches to curbing chronic absenteeism among students. Last fall, Boston Public School enlisted […]


How Much Money Does It Take to Buy Votes in Congress?

The corruptive power of money in politics came to the forefront during the 2016 presidential election. But what exactly is the going rate for votes […]


Elizabeth Warren to Speak at UMass Amherst Graduation

Elizabeth Warren will be giving a speech at UMass Amherst’s 2017 graduation ceremonies, the school just announced. “We are inspired by her staunch advocacy for equitable […]


Walsh Officials Secretly Negotiated with Bob Kraft on Soccer Stadium, Critics Say

Local electeds have blasted the Walsh administration’s “behind-closed-door discussion” with UMass officials and New England Revolution owner Robert Kraft, over plans to build a soccer stadium […]


Stabbing Reported at UMass Boston Chancellor’s House

UMass Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley is expected to respond Monday to an alleged stabbing at his Stoughton home early Sunday morning that sent a 20-year-old to the […]


Trump Picks Boston’s Gen. John F. Kelly for Homeland Security Chief

President-Elect Donald Trump has selected retired Marine Gen. John F. Kelly, a Boston native, to head the Department of Homeland Security. Kelly, 66, would be […]