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Article on how the Burlington Board of Selectmen have selected the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management at UMass Boston to serve as the town’s consultant in the search for a new town administrator.
Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance Darren Kew is quoted on a series of Christmas Day church bombings in Nigeria.
A series of Christmas Day church bombings rocked Nigeria on Sunday in what appeared to be a coordinated assault by a radical Islamist sect with suspected training links to Al Qaeda, raising the sects violent antigovernment struggle to a new and more dangerous level that the Nigerian authorities seem powerless to contain. At least 25 people were killed.
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The worst attack was in Madala, a suburb of Abuja. More Photos ? The ...
a Nigeria expert at the University of Massachusetts Boston, on a series of Christmas Day church bombings in Africa's most populous country.
Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance Darren Kew is quoted in this article on how a series of Christmas Day church bombings rocked Nigeria in what appears to be a coordinated assault by a radical Islamist sect.
Editor's note: Last in a series profiling Republican presidential candidates.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa ? Mitt Romney cruises down two-lane blacktops, past combines churning up clouds of dust harvesting corn, on his way to one more gathering, one more step on a long journey.
Four years ago, he thought these farm fields would lead to the White House. Iowa, instead, turned out to be the beginning of the end. Weeks after an embarrassing loss here, his campaign folded before the snow had even ...
Arlington’s unemployment rate fell again in November, mirroring a trend across most of the Bay State.
The town’s jobless rate dropped to 4.3 percent last month, down from 4.9 percent in October and 5.9 percent in November 2010. Some 1,041 residents filed for unemployment benefits in Arlington in November, out of a reported labor force of 24,414 people.
Statewide, the unemployment rate stood at 6.4 percent for November.
Unemployment fell from October to November in most regions of ...
BALTIMORE While more fish are being farmed, taking pressure off wild stocks, environmentalists and fisheries experts are concerned that expanding current fish-farming methods will not be sustainable for many species because that would require more smaller fish to be caught for feed. And that can affect stocks of larger wild fish higher on the food chain.
Researchers at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology say they have developed a plant-based diet for three popular saltwater ...
Location: North Shore Unitarian Church
2100 Half Day Rd, Deerfield, IL When:
January 15, 2012
Time: 1:30 pm– 3:00 pm
Melanie Joy, Ph.D. Ed.M. is a Harvard-educated psychologist and professor of psychology and sociology at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and is the leading researcher on carnism. Dr. Joy has written articles on psychology, animal protection, and social justice, as well as the acclaimed Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An Introduction to ...
The coaching staff at the University of Massachusetts Boston was not sure what to expect from Corey Chakeen when he committed to play hockey for the Beacons last summer.
In his fourth year of junior hockey, during the 2009-2010 season, Chakeen blossomed into a 30-goal scorer with the Salmon Arm Silverbacks of the British Columbia Hockey League. His scoring prowess attracted offers from Division 1 colleges and opened the eyes of National Hockey League scouts.
The 22-year-old Chicago native ...