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  • ‘Calvary’ and ‘Starred Up’ Screen at Independent Film Festival, Boston
    IFTN, April 22 2014 the Somerville Theatre, Brattle Theatre, Coolidge Corner Theatre, and UMass Boston. Tickets for all events are on sale now at
  • A triumphant return for Boston
    Boston Herald (AP), April 22 2014
    UMass Boston junior James O'Doherty, who was a spectator on Marathon Monday, says Bostonians "will keep coming out to the Marathon for another 100 years. There is no tearing us apart."
  • Taking Charge: You can get help unraveling your pension benefits
    Providence Journal, April 21 2014
    The New England Pension Assistance Project (NEPAP) is highlighted in this column, in which a reader inquires about how to assemble the details of his pension plans. NEPAP is part of Gerontology @ UMass Boston and the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies.
  • Economic Snapshot: April 2014
    Center for American Progress, April 21 2014
    "Middle-class Americans continue to struggle amid modest economic growth and moderate job creation," writes Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller in his April column for the Center for American Progress.
  • How Chelsea’s pregnancy could affect Hillary’s presidential bid
    The Washington Times, April 21 2014
    Ann Bookman, director of the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at UMass Boston, says the media reveals a gender-based double standard by asking questions about how Chelsea Clinton's pregnancy could affect Hillary Clinton's plans for a presidential run.
  • Understanding the Political, Social Attitudes of AAPI Communities
    Diverse, April 19 2014
    Paul Watanabe, director of the Institute for Asian American Studies at UMass Boston, says the success of research institutes like IAAS depends on the creation of alliances with like-minded scholars and legislators.
  • Independent Film Festival Boston is full of choices
    The Boston Globe, April 19 2014
    ...Harvard Square, Brookline s Coolidge Corner Theatre, and the University of Massachusetts Boston. Executive director Brian Tamm and program director...
  • Boston race makes room for those affected by bombs
    Associated Press, April 19 2014
    Nursing professor Adrienne Wald and UMass Boston student Sarah Gasse talk to the Associated Press about their experience at last year's Marathon and what compelled them to return this year.
  • Seasoned runners, first timers go from Marathon start to finish
    The Boston Globe, April 19 2014
    Melanie Campbell, a member of the Run for Krystle marathon team, said she decided to run this year's race because "I could see myself in [Krystle's] shoes" as a spectator near the finish line.
  • Peterson: Pirate radio can serve civic role
    Boston Herald (AP), April 19 2014
    Center for Collaborative Leadership Fellow Kevin C. Peterson says TOUCH FM co-founder Charles Clemons was wrong to compare himself to Rosa Parks in the aftermath of a raid by U.S. Marshals.
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