In the Media
Nigeria Votes in Sharply Contested Presidential Election ›
The New York TImes, March 28, 2015Darren Kew, executive director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development and an election observer, says governing party the People’s Democratic Party "has got a swagger that they did not have before."
Nigeria Elections 2015: If Elected, Buhari Would Be Tough On Boko Haram, Corruption, But Economy ... ›
International Business Times, March 26, 2015Darren Kew, executive director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, says if Muhammadu Buhari wins Saturday's presidential election, he will have a strong anti-corruption initiative. "It was the main thing he did as a military ruler,” Kew says.
Will Saturday’s Election Change Anything In Nigeria? ›
Here & Now, March 26, 2015Darren Kew, executive director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development at UMass Boston, talks to NPR's Jeremy Hobson about the chances of an opposition party victory in Saturday's election in Nigeria.
Search for Norwell town administrator narrows ›
Wicked Local Norwell, March 26, 2015The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management has narrowed the field of Norwell town administrator contenders from 18 to 12.
Nigeria Elections 2015: Goodluck Jonathan Reelection Could Mean Violence Among Northern Muslims ›
International Business Times, March 24, 2015Darren Kew, executive director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, says Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan is "going to have to do more than tokenist public appearances." The presidential election is Saturday, March 28. Kew will be an election observer.
Nigeria’s ruling party regains ground after election delay ›
Christian Science Monitor, March 21, 2015Darren Kew, executive director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, says that Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan's Peoples Democratic Party is using the extra time following last month's original election date to buy support, but he still thinks the March 28 election will be close.
TV is giving documentaries their due ›
The Boston Globe, March 20, 2015Boston-based filmmaker James Demo, who is currently editing his feature-length documentary The Peacemaker on Padraig O’Malley, the John Joseph Moakley Chair of Peace and Reconciliation at UMass Boston, is quoted in this article on expanding prospects for documentary filmmakers.
12 town administrator candidates make first cut in Norwell ›
The Patriot Ledger, March 19, 2015The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management has narrowed the Norwell town administrator candidate pool down to 12.
Southampton, Sunderland town administrators among 5 finalists for top job in Rutland ›
The Republican, March 18, 2015The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management has put forth five finalists for the town administrator position in Rutland.
West Springfield, Wilbraham, Worthington cited as good places to age in Tufts Health report ›
The Republican, March 18, 2015The Tufts Health Plan Foundation on Wednesday released the second part of the Gerontology Institute-produced Massachusetts Healthy Aging Data Report. The report finds Westhampton, Monterey, and Tolland aren't aging as healthily as Wilbraham, West Springfield, Worthington, Adams, and Sunderland.