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  • UMass Boston’s Head Coach Charlie Titus Earns 300th Win, November 28 2013
    Charlie Titus, vice chancellor for athletics and recreation, special programs and projects, earned his 300th win as head coach of the Beacons men’s basketball team on Friday. Titus is only the 71st coach in Division III history to reach the milestone.
  • Walsh works on transition numbers
    Dorchester Reporter, November 27 2013
    Paul Watanabe, director of the Institute for Asian American Studies at UMass Boston; and Beth Williams, the CEO of the Roxbury Technical Corporation.
  • Women of color make gains in Mass. elections
    The Boston Globe, November 27 2013
    Ann Bookman, director of the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at UMass Boston, co-wrote this editorial on the promising results of last month’s election for women candidates of color. At least 23 women of color were elected or re-elected across the commonwealth, but the authors note that much work remains to create a government that reflects the diversity of our commonwealth.
  • Cohasset selectman name three finalists for town manager
    Cohasset Mariner - Wicked Local, November 27 2013
    The town select board has chosen three finalists for its town manager position from a field of five hopefuls chosen by the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management at UMass Boston.
  • Patients choose a bariatric surgical procedure based primarily on their own preferences and behavior
    Medical News Today, November 26 2013
    UMass Boston’s Center for Survey Research helped researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Boston Medical Center conduct a new study to determine which factors are most important to patients when they are choosing a type of weight-loss surgery.
  • ‘Mother of Sorrows’ exhibit at Cummer engages the viewer’s empathy, November 26 2013
    Associate Professor of Art David Areford co-curated the new “Art of Empathy,” a new exhibit of religious iconography at a Jacksonville-area museum. The show earned a positive review from The Florida-Times Union.
  • Jail a hidden toll on city’s blacks
    The Boston Globe, November 26 2013
    The William Monroe Trotter Institute at UMass Boston participated in the creation of “Studies on Religion and Recidivism,” a new report that shows the outsized impact of incarceration on black and Hispanic residents of Dorchester, Mattapan, and Roxbury.
  • J. Keith Motley honored by Community Change
    Bay State Banner, November 25 2013
    UMass Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley was honored last week with the Drylongso Leadership Award for Challenging Structural Racism. The Drylongso Awards honor ordinary people doing extraordinary anti-racism work in Greater Boston.
  • Deadline for Mt. Vernon Street designers nears, November 25 2013
    The Boston Redevelopment Authority has set a December 3 deadline to receive proposals from designers to help create a new look for Mount Vernon Street, a crucial neighborhood roadway that borders UMass Boston.
    ...of the Kingston-Mann Award an award established and granted by UMass Boston. Jessica was selected for the award after submitting a research paper...
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