Congratulations to author Lorenz Finison, whose book Boston’s Cycling Craze, 1880-1900: A Story of Race, Sport, and Society has been named one of The Boston Globe's Best New England books of 2014! Published by the University of Massachusetts Press, Boston's Cycling Craze, 1880-1990 "explores the rise of Boston cycling through the lives of several participants ... reveals the challenges facing these riders in Read full article »
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Chancellor Carlo Golino greeting students as they arrive on campus, circa 1974-1975. UASC-UAPHO-0004-0293-0006 University Archives & Special Collections in the Joseph P. Healey Library at UMass Boston is excited to announce that the University of Massachusetts Boston Publications Office photographs, ca. 1966-2000, are now open for research. Additionally, a number of photographs from the collection have been digitized and are Read full article »
Special Issue on Education: Latest issue of the New England Journal of Public Policy available on ScholarWorks
The most recent issue of the the New England Journal of Public Policy, now available on ScholarWorks, explores education policy, equity in education, and education reform. Summarizing the topics explored in this special issue, journal editor Padraig O'Malley writes: "There is a proliferation of education entrapments. Many argue persuasively, that the root of inequity in educational outcomes is growing poverty and Read full article »
When: Saturday, November 15, 2014 – 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Location: The West End Museum, 150 Staniford St. (on Lomasney Way), Boston, Mass. Click here for directions. Do you have a connection to the West End in Boston, Massachusetts? Share your memories and take your place in Massachusetts history at this free, public event. Please bring 1-3 photos in their original format and your stories to Read full article »