DeAma Battle, artistic director and choreographer. Photo courtesy of DeAma Battle. The most recent issue of the Trotter Review, now available on ScholarWorks, explores how immigrants from the Caribbean and Africa wrestle with, define and adapt their identity after they arrive in the United States. Original research articles look at Haitian youth, African fathers and the children of Caribbean immigrants. The Read full article »
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PRIM&R 20th Anniversary poster, 1984 University Archives & Special Collections in the Joseph P. Healey Library at UMass Boston is pleased to announce the availability of the Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R) records (1972-2008) for research. Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R) is a non-profit organization that was formed in 1974 in response to increasingly complex and sensitive problems Read full article »
Judge W. Arthur Garrity signing the deed of gift for his chamber papers with UMass Boston Chancellor Sherry Penney. As a result over 60 boxes of files from the 1972 desegregation court case, Morgan v. the Boston School Committee, were donated to the Joseph P. Healey Library. Archivist Elizabeth Mock in background. Busing is in the news. The Boston Globe. The Boston Read full article »
College of Liberal Arts, Dean’s Office: records, 1971-2009 University Archives & Special Collections in the Joseph P. Healey Library at UMass Boston is pleased to announce that the College of Liberal Arts, Dean’s Office records, 1971-2009, are now open for research. This collection, spanning 14.5 linear feet, documents the development and growth of the College of Arts and Sciences and the Read full article »