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  • UMass Students Complete Latino Leadership and Success Program
    El Mundo, May 15 2014
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley was the keynote speaker at a May 10 event honoring 18 participants in UMass Boston's inaugural Latino Leadership and Success Program.
  • Opening of 9/11 museum won’t silence critics
    USA Today, May 15 2014
    Associate Professor of American Studies Jeffrey Melnick says the creation of the new National September 11 Museum has been plagued by the same problem as the redevelopment of the World Trade Center site: "Too many different stakeholders trying to do too many different things in one place.''
  • Peterson: Vietnamese community rooted in Hub
    Boston Herald (AP), May 14 2014
    Kevin C. Peterson, a senior fellow at UMass Boston's Center for Collaborative Leadership, introduces readers to Nam Pham, a banker-turned-nonprofit executive who is serving Dorchester's growing Vietnamese community.
  • ON BEING TALKED ABOUT
    CNN iReport, May 13 2014
    Associate Professor of English Askold Melnyczuk, whose parents were from Ukraine, discusses the possibility of civil war with Russia and the lack of American awareness about the country.
  • Boko Haram Targeted by International Coalition Looking For Abducted Girls
    Voice of Russia, May 13 2014
    Darren Kew, executive director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, says "the chances have certainly improved in the last few days" that Boko Haram may return the kidnapped Nigerian girls.
  • Local college students awarded for academic excellence
    The Enterprise, May 13 2014
    Marie Prisca of Brockton, the 29 Who Shine winner from Massasoit Community College, will be double majoring in biochemistry and biotechnology at UMass Boston. The 29 Who Shine winner from UMass Boston, Andrew Bunyard, is graduating with a master's degree in public affairs at the end of the month.
  • Chibok girls: Anger spreads as search continues
    Business Day, May 11 2014
    Darren Kew, executive director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, spoke at a rally in Boston on Thursday where protestors spoke out against the response time of the Nigerian government following the Boko Haram kidnappings.
  • #ApplyAndDemand: Public colleges trending
    Sentinel & Enterprise, May 11 2014
    Article on the increase of applications to public universities in Massachusetts mentions that between 2004 and 2013, the number of freshmen applying to UMass Boston and being accepted more than doubled.
  • Baker denies contribution violated NJ campaign law
    Boston Herald, May 10 2014
    Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham is quoted in this article on gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker's denial that he violated New Jersey’s so-called “pay-to-play” law. Cunningham says he doesn't think Baker will lose votes.
  • Who Are the Militants Behind the Kidnapping of the Nigerian Girls?
    People, May 09 2014
    Darren Kew, executive director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, comments in this article on the history of Boko Haram, the group behind the kidnappings of more than 250 Nigerian girls.
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