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A study published Monday by Brigham and Women’s Hospital found that the time of day a person eats matters more than what they eat in relation to developing diabetes. PHOTO BY STERLING ELY/FLICKR

Meal times linked more to diabetes risk than food choices, study finds

Meal times contribute more to an increased risk of diabetes than do food choices, according to […]

by · April 15, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
(From left) Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker speaks to Christine Packard, deputy director of the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency; Daniel Bennett, secretary of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security; and Kurt Schwartz, undersecretary for Homeland Security and Emergency Management in the EOPSS at Logan International Airport Monday. PHOTO BY DANIEL GUAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Obama declares disaster in Commonwealth following harsh winter

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker held a press conference at Logan International Airport following a meeting with […]

by · April 14, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The National Communication Association released a study Friday that found that the number of faculty positions in communication has increased 1.6 percent in 2013. PHOTO BY OLIVIA NADEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Communication jobs on rise compared to 2013, report finds

Communication jobs in academia nationwide have increased 1.6 percent since 2013, according to a Thursday report […]

by and · April 14, 2015 · 1 comment · Campus, News
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill Friday authorizing $200 million in transportation funds. PHOTO BY STUX/PIXABAY

$200 million in extra funding approved for infrastructure repairs

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker approved an additional $200 million in funding for infrastructure contributing to a […]

by · April 14, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
A report released Thursday by Lumina Foundation found that there has been progress to increase postsecondary education, but rates are not sufficient enough to meet United States' economic demands in the future. GRAPHIC BY OLIVIA NADEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Lumina report addresses college achievement gap, calls for reform

Although more students are earning college degrees, there is still a nationwide achievement gap that leaves […]

by · April 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston University’s Questrom School of Business released "Reimagining Business Education: A World of Ideas,” a study on business education, on Thursday. PHOTO BY OLIVIA NADEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Business Education Jam report offers ways to improve business education

Boston University’s Questrom School of Business released findings from its “Business Education Jam” workshop, a global […]

by · April 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
National Grid announced a partnership with Boston University Thursday to help reduce energy use on campus through a three-year Strategic Energy Management Plan. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY BRIAN SONG/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU partners with National Grid to reduce energy use, cost

Boston University has partnered with National Grid, an international electric and gas company, to cut down […]

by · April 13, 2015 · 3 comments · Campus, News
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced changes to the state’s Medical Marijuana Dispensary program Wednesday, which will license Registered Marijuana Dispensaries similar to the licensing of other healthcare facilities. PHOTO BY O’DEA/WIKIMEDIA

Massachusetts Department of Public Health to revamp medical marijuana dispensary process

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced changes to the Commonwealth’s Medical Marijuana Dispensary program in […]

by · April 13, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker released a report Wednesday outlining a plan for improving the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. PHOTO BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

MBTA report finds financial, leadership issues

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker released a report Wednesday of the findings from a Massachusetts Bay Transportation […]

by · April 13, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts said Monday it will continue to defend limits on re-detaining immigrants. PHOTO COURTESY OF LUIGI CATERINO VIA FLICKR

ACLU battles laws re-detain, imprison immigrants

The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts will continue to defend limits on re-detaining immigrants already […]

by · April 10, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News