Laura Krantz

Laura covers higher education for the Globe. She joined the Globe in 2015 and previously covered criminal justice for VTDigger in Vermont and local news for the MetroWest Daily News, in Framingham, Mass. She graduated from Boston University.

Latest stories

Newton mayor launches bid for governor

By , Globe Staff

In a speech delivered from his front lawn, Setti Warren pledged to combat economic inequality and political divisiveness.

Get Smart: Umass Boston budget trouble

By , Globe Staff

As they say, numbers don’t lie.

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Teeth-gnashing on Beacon Hill

By , Globe Staff

The Massachusetts Dental Society has conducted a poll it says shows widespread concern about a new type of advanced dental hygienist, a sort of nurse practitioner of the dental world.

New poll suggests Mass. voters support criminal justice reform

By , Globe Staff

More than half of people polled said they believe incarceration does more harm than good, according to the results.