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Steps from a commuter rail line to Boston ? a few minutes? drive from downtown Plymouth, just off Plymouth Bay ? sits an empty Walmart, seven years after the retailer left for a bigger, newer location just off the highway.
The Cordage Commerce Center includes class space for the University of Massachusetts Boston and Curry College, has restaurants, a mix of other tenants and an active pier on Plymouth Bay. Last decade, only Boston and Worcester added more residents than Plymouth did.
The following Norwell students have been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2011 semester at the University of Vermont: Kathleen V. Doyle, a sophomore majoring in global studies in the College of Arts & Sciences; and Ryan P. Vaughan, a first-year student majoring in business administration in the School of Business Administration.
To be named to the dean’s lists, students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or better and rank in the top 20 percent of their class in their respective ...
Tufts University is designing an Africana studies major for the first time and opening a center devoted to the study of race and democracy amid a broader push to integrate diversity into the school?s academic fabric.It is an endeavor long overdue, Tufts students and professors said, coming decades after some peer institutions began granting similar degrees, and having centers of research.
Students and faculty live in an increasingly diverse world but participate in few substantive ...
Article on how people nearing retirement can check on the status of their pensions mentions the Gerontology Institute’s Pension Action Center, which provides free pension help to New England residents.
The following college students from Milford have been named to the Deans' Lists of their respective schools.
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India Post News Service
NEW YORK: Indian American researcher Kamal Bawa has been conferred the Gunnerus Sustainability Award – the world’s first major international award for work on sustainability – by the Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters (DKNVS).
Professor Bawa is a professor of biology at the University of Massachusetts Boston and faculty fellow at the Center for Governance and Sustainability, home of the Global ...
Via Mike Konczal at Rortybomb, Josh Mason explains the findings of his research with Arjun Jayadev on the dynamics of household debt. Importantly, this research knocks a hole in the story that it was lack of self control — the decline of the morals of the middle class — that caused the increase in household debt prior to the financial crisis (the original article also has the mathematics and empirical tables explaining and documenting the results):
Guest Post by JW Mason: The Dynamics ...
Public Safety Examiner
NYC, L.A., Miami, San Francisco, D.C. lead list; Maricopa, Ariz. on rise according to new research from National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) at the University of Maryland.
University researchers funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security discovered that New York City's borough of Manhattan was the target of terrorists more often than any other U.S. city.
The study was conducted by terrorism ...
Political observers say campaign cash already flowing steadily to some U.S. Senate and House candidates in Massachusetts will likely become a flood by the 2012 election.
Donors poured $17.5 million last year into the race developing between Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown and likely Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren as the contest gained national attention, according to Federal Election Commission records.
New campaign finance filings also detail how the state’s U.S. House ...
The Massachusetts chapter of The Indian American Forum for Political Education will hold a panel discussion on Sunday, Feb. 26 called "President Elections & the Economy" at the Westin Hotel in Waltham, Mass. The program runs from noon to 2 p.m., followed by a lunch.
Raj Sharma, managing director of investments and head of The Sharma Group at Merrill Lynch, will moderate the event.
Stephen Crosby Dean from the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global ...