Laura Krantz

Laura Krantz covers higher education for the Boston Globe. She previously worked for VTDigger in Vermont and the MetroWest Daily News in Framingham. She graduated from Boston University and is originally from Tampa, Fla.

Latest stories

City offers ‘Sweeper Bob’ a new job

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After weeks of worry, the beloved groundskeeper at UMass Boston got a phone call on Friday morning with a bit of good news.

Scathing audit finds Department of Children and Families failed to report crimes against children

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In some cases, social workers didn’t know that children they were monitoring had been badly hurt, the state audit found.

Harvard sticks with restrictions on all-male clubs, eliciting lawsuit threats

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The clubs escaped outright banishment, but members will continue to face some sanctions in keeping with the college’s current policy, president Drew Faust announced Tuesday.

After 30 years, a beloved UMass Boston janitor losing his job

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Bobby Carroll will be laid off in January as part of administrators’ plan to balance the budget.