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  • Adult learners return 
to earn college degrees
    Boston Herald, September 01 2015
    Philip DiSalvio, dean of the College of Advancing and Professional Studies, and Robin Panzini, a nontraditional student at UMass Boston, talk to the Herald about the higher ed opportunities available for adult learners.
  • Panel discussion to shed light on Fall River charter review process
    Wicked Local Fall River, August 31 2015
    Stephen McGoldrick and Marilyn Contrea of the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management will offer their expertise at a panel discussion designed to help Fall River residents decide whether to review the city charter.
  • Economic Snapshot: August 2015
    Center for American Progress, August 31 2015
    "The latest economic data show a modestly expanding economy that does not work for most Americans," writes Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller in his monthly update on the U.S. economy.
  • Here’s what millennials are doing with their parents’ money
    MSN News, August 31 2015
    In this article on what some researchers call the largest transfer of wealth in U.S. history, Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller says delayed inheritances can be a huge burden to adult children who were counting on the money to cover late-life medical expenses.
  • What’s Next for Greece? | Dollars & Sense
    Dollars & Sense, August 28 2015
    Commenting on Greece's debt crisis, Assistant Professor of Economics Charalampos Konstantinidis writes, "The Greek government, first of all, needs to (finally) attack the Greek oligarchy and tackle the web of intertwining relations between the media, banks, and other big business in Greece."
  • Sullivan Tire Scholarship Eases College Burden for Some Quincy Residents
    The Boston Globe, August 27 2015
    Sophomore biology major Vanessa Anjunthe talks about the thrill of receiving a $1,000 scholarship through a program for Quincy residents created by Sullivan Tire & Auto Service. Anjunthe has received the scholarship for two consecutive years.
  • Adams Inviting Residents to Get Involved in Strategic Planning Process, August 27 2015
    The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management at UMass Boston, which is helping the town of Adams create a resident-driven strategic plan, is "emerging as the go-to group throughout the commonwealth," according to Adams Town Administrator Tony Mazzucco.
  • How to Talk to Elderly Adults About Giving up the Keys, August 26 2015
    Associate Professor of Gerontology Elizabeth Dugan's colleague reports his carless weeks gave him firsthand experience of the inconvenience and lack of mobility that his father was going to endure.
  • Liz Warren-Joe Biden pairing would fan Dem flames
    Boston Herald, August 26 2015
    Buzz is building in Democratic circles about a Joe Biden presidential run, but Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science Erin O'Brien says, “The problem for Joe Biden is he’s everyone’s No. 2 choice. He hasn’t been able to establish himself as a No. 1 guy.
  • The “Reggie” at Roxbury Community College Celebrates 20 Years of Athletic & Community Engagement
    PRNewswire, August 26 2015
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley will be honored at the Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center's 20th Anniversary Gala on Friday, October 2.
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