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BOSTON - The problem of bullies in the schoolyard has gotten a lot of attention in the Bay State in recent years, but being bullied at work can be just as serious. A measure before state lawmakers is designed to help stop it. The Healthy Workplace Bill would create a legal claim for targets of bullying who can establish that they were subjected to malicious, health-harming behavior.
Shauna Lee Manning, president of the Classified Staff Union at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, says ...
Morrison adds basketball to UMass sports resume Kirsten Morrison was recruited to play volleyball at the University of Massachusetts Boston.
The North Reading High graduate (class of 2011) was stellar in her first season, powering the Beacons this fall to a 28-5 slate, the Little East Conference title, and the NCAA Division 3 East finals.
Along the way, the 6-foot-2-inch middle hitter was selected as the conference's top rookie. When the season ended, she was ready for a break.
But two ...
CBS News podcast of Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution Darren Kew’s interview with a radical Muslim group called Boko Haram, which claimed responsibility for Christmas Day bombings in Nigeria.
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JONESBORO, AR (KAIT)- A commemoration for a powerful series of earthquakes dating 200 years took place on the campus of Arkansas State University Thursday evening.
The town hall meeting discussed the 1811 and 1812 New Madrid Seismic Zone Earthquakes. It was held by the Arkansas Department of Emergency management. Speakers for the event included a researcher from the Center for Earthquake Research and Information. Also ...
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Guam - The Pacific Vision Instruction Program (VIP) recently concluded its fall semester with on-site instruction conducted by six visiting University of Massachusetts Boston faculty members at the University of Guam from December 29, 2011 – January 7.
Twenty graduate students from American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, and Guam participated in instructional seminars which focused on Braille literacy, Nemeth ...
Article on how the New England Pension Assistance Project, which is part of UMass Boston’s Pension Action Center, has recovered more than $40 million in pension income since the center opened in 1994.
As the Society prepares to embark on stabilization of the building, this excavation will provide information about the occupants and evolution of the Handy House property. What lies beneath the ground at this property is unknown. This is the community’s opportunity to discover history firsthand and to view artifacts found during the dig.
All artifacts will be processed and catalogued at the newly set up archaeology laboratory located at 803 Main Road, and will become part of the Westport ...
The state is providing free nicotine-replacement therapy products for a limited time to 9,500 smokers.
The products are being made available through the QuitlineNC program. Smokers are required to enroll in a personalized quit-smoking plan that includes a coach.
Money for the products came from the one-time transfer of money to the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services from the former Health and Wellness Trust Fund. State officials would not say how much money is being ...
Article on a committee working to overhaul the charter for the city of Northampton mentions that Stephen McGoldrick, deputy director of the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management, aided with the process.
, a Maynard-based provider of K-12 online learning and course design for teachers, has named Mark Bucceri to the new position of chief learning officer. Bucceri, in his new role, will be responsible for Virtual High Schools Curriculum & Instruction and Technology departments. According to a release, most recently Bucceri served as a principal education specialist for Saba Software in Lexington, and as an instructional designer for Sybase, a division of SAP. He has also held roles as a ...