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  • Economic Snapshot: January 2014
    Center for American Progress, January 21 2014
    Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller evaluates the state of the U.S. economy in his monthly column for the Center for American Progress.
  • Science made fun
    The Hindu, January 20 2014
    Arthur Eisenkraft, director of the Center for Science and Math in Context at UMass Boston, spoke about his teaching philosophy in a recent lecture at a university in Bangalore, India.
  • BPR: Revs. Monroe And Rivers On Dr. King, Monday Politics, Corby Kummer, ‘Gap Year’
    WGBH News, January 20 2014
    Assistant Professor of Political Science Erin O'Brien and Boston Globe columnist Tom Keane discuss the latest political headlines, from President Obama's comments about states' rights to Govenor Chris Christie's attempts to put scandal allegations to rest.
  • Danvers appoints seven, promotes eight during swearing in
    Danvers Herald - Wicked Local, January 20 2014
    ...another hockey player at Danvers High. Gaffney received his bachelor s degree in criminal justice from Umass-Boston, before joining the Coast...
  • How to Monitor Your Pension’s Health
    U.S. News and World Report, January 20 2014
    Ellen Bruce, director of the Pension Action Center at UMass Boston, discusses federal laws requiring private employers to issue yearly reports confirming their ability to make required payments to pensioners.
  • Boycott of Israel by academics’ group draws fire
    Lowell Sun Online (AP), January 19 2014
    ...Lowell, Worcester and Boston campuses have stayed silent. UMass Boston Associate Professor of American Studies Jeffrey Melnick said he voted...
  • Friend, fellow activist to speak about MLK Jr. in Oxford, January 19 2014
    Chestnut Hill lawyer Herman Hemingway, a former professor at UMass Boston and Boston State College, is the last surviving member of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Alpha Phi Alpha pledge class. He shares his memories of the great civil rights leader.
  • Bay State pols prove there’s life after crime
    Boston Herald (AP), January 19 2014
    Associate Professor of Political Science Paul Watanabe says state Rep. Carlos Henriquez, who was convicted of assault and battery earlier this month, will not be welcomed back into the Massachusetts political fraternity like lawmakers convicted of nonviolent crimes have been.
  • Peterson: Dream of ending poverty possible
    Boston Herald (AP), January 18 2014
    Kevin Peterson, a senior fellow at UMass Boston's Center for Collaborative Leadership, says 50 years after the reforms of the Great Society, not enough has been done to eliminate poverty in the United States.
  • Ex-Marine is a Golden Gloves winner
    Lowell Sun Online (AP), January 18 2014
    Ian Funk, an exercise and health sciences student at UMass Boston and a Marine veteran, won a Golden Gloves boxing match this weekend in Lowell.
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