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  • Greater Boston author readings Aug. 3-8 ›

    The Boston Globe, July 31, 2015

    John Joseph Moakley Distinguished Professor of Peace and Reconciliation Padraig O'Malley will be reading from his book, The Two-State Delusion, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Brookline Booksmith.
  • Pay equity bill may move forward in state senate ›

    Berkshire Eagle, July 29, 2015

    Christa Kelleher, research director for the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy, comments on legislation aimed at strengthening the gender pay equity law. According to the U.S. Department of Labor Women's Bureau, black women earned on average 33 percent less than white men in 2013.
  • Latinas’ wage gap is worst, study finds ›

    The Boston Globe, July 28, 2015

    Research done by UMass Boston's Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy indicates that the wage gap between women and men is particularly stark for women working in lower income occupations, with Hispanic women experiencing the largest pay inequities. Director Ann Bookman is quoted.
  • Employee, contractor — or something else entirely? ›

    San Francisco Chronicle, July 22, 2015

    Francoise Carré, director of the Center for Social Policy at UMass Boston, says recent guidelines from the U.S. Department of Labor have lent some clarity to the differences between employees and individual contractors for tech startups in the service economy.
  • An honor for Mayor Lisa Wong of Fitchburg ›

    The Boston Globe, July 17, 2015

    Article on Fitchburg Mayor Lisa Wong, who is being honored by the Women’s Pipeline for Change, mentions that Wong was a research fellow for a project with the Pipeline and UMass Boston's Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy.
  • Belchertown officials seeking ways to address graying population ›

    The Republican, July 01, 2015

    The town of Belchertown has hired UMass Boston's Center for Social and Demographic Research on Aging to advise them on the needs of the town's elderly population. Director Jan Mutchler gave a presentation to the town last month.
  • Debate over drivers with early dementia ›

    UnitedHealthcare, June 29, 2015

    Article mentions how UMass Boston's Gerontology Institute convened an older driver safety summit this month.
  • Study shows need for independent, not assisted living ›

    The Andover Townsman, June 27, 2015

    UMass Boston's Center for Social and Demographic Research on Aging found that the biggest need for senior citizens and aging baby boomers in Andover is affordable housing close to downtown.
  • Amesbury CFO heading back to Haverhill ›

    The Daily News Online, June 26, 2015

    The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management will be assisting with the search for a new chief financial officer in Haverhill.
  • 5 steps for getting healthy in middle age ›

    Boston Globe Magazine, June 25, 2015

    Nora Moreno Cargie, president of the Tufts Health Plan Foundation, wrote this article on ideas for baby boomers to stay healthy that came out of the research the foundation commissioned from UMass Boston's Gerontology Institute.
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