In a suprisingly slim book UMass Amherst economist Robert Pollin argues that full employment is possible. New England Public Radio’s Susan Kaplan spoke with Pollin and asked him first to expl
UMass Medical School in Worcester has received a grant to train those who deal with traumatized children including police officers, pediatricians and court officers.
The entire Massachusetts congressional delegation voted for the last minute deal to avert drastic tax hikes and spending cuts late Tuesday night.
Retiring Massachusetts Congressman John Olver says during his twenty one years in Washington he learned about the difficulty of trying to help other countries solve internal conflicts.
Massachusetts U.S. Representative John Olver’s long tenure serving the 1st congressional district is coming to an end.
Iraq war veteran Staff Sergeant Bill Kleinedler is a sculptor. His newest work was dedicated over the weekend in a healing garden at a VA in Boston.
Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray and officials from the Department of Veterans’ Services met in Northampton Thursday to announce about 1-point-5 million dollars in federal funds aimed a
When Hanna Pylvainen the author of the new novel “We Sinners” arrived at Mount Holyoke College she studied science, bound and determined not to be an english major.
Massachusetts Congressman James Mcgovern from Worcester won the democratic primary in the newly configured 2nd district, which now includes parts of western Massachusetts.
On the last night of the Democratic National Convention and President Obama’s took the podium.
Labor day is a holiday begun by President Grover Cleveland. The idea was, in part, to mediate tension among workers in the 19th century, by giving them a day off.
Tonight is the last night of the Republican National Convention. And former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney is scheduled to speak as the party’s candidate for president.
When states, like Massachusetts, were awarded federal education Race to the Top money, the funds came with requirements. One is to improve teacher evaluations.
Among the scientists watching NASA’s Mars rover — named “Curiosity” — touch down, was Mount Holyoke College’s Darby Dyar. In addition to her work as a professor of astronomy, Dyar and
Last night BBC America aired the season premiere of Copper. The series takes place in New York city during the Civil War. Mount Holyoke College history professor Daniel Czit