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Professor of Gerontology Jan Mutchler says the National Elder Economic Security Index, a new tool developed by researchers at the Gerontology Institute, shows the average senior citizen in Massachusetts needs at least $10,000 in annual income to supplement the benefits provided by Social Security.
A $28,000 grant administered by the Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration at UMass Boston has given a much-needed fiscal boost to the Martha’s Vineyard Mediation Program, which helps island residents resolve disputes before they get to court.
Associate Professor of Political Science Erin O’Brien talks to WGBH host Callie Crossley about a big week in Washington, highlighted by President Obama’s inauguration speech, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s testimony on Benghazi, and Senator John Kerry’s confirmation hearings.
Outlet: Reading-North Reading Patch
My Name was Bette Film Screening & RCASA Panel Discussion
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Fatemeh Haghighatjoo, a visiting scholar in the Women’s Leadership in a Global Perspective graduate certificate program, says tough international sanctions are causing great harm to everyday Iranians.
Steve Tompkins, who holds a master’s degree from UMass Boston, has been appointed sheriff of Suffolk County by Governor Deval Patrick.
Outlet: Lexington (Mass.) Patch
LexCelebrate! Incorporation Weekend
Organization: Mass. Memories Road Show, Lexington
Outlet: Ultimate Spring
Michael Wood answers questions:
Q: Now that the holidays are over, how can we ensure that we don’t continue overindulging when we eat?
A: Before you eat, drink at least eight ounces of water. You will quench your thirst (dehydra
Outlet: University Business - Online
Registration opens for UBTech 2013, the annual higher ed tech leadership conference from University Business
Wed, 01/23/2013 - 11:18am
Registration opens for UBTech 2013, the annual higher ed tech leadership conference from Universi
Student trustee Alexis Marvel talks to WBUR reporter Fred Bever for this story about Governor Patrick’s tax plan, which would increase state contributions to the UMass system and pave the way for a two-year tuition freeze across the five campuses.