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  • When the Elderly Stop Driving
    Yahoo! Health, January 14 2014
    Associate Professor of Gerontology Elizabeth Dugan is lead author of a new study examining which risk factors increase the likelihood that an older person will eventually have to give up driving. The study appears in the January edition of Journal of Aging and Health.
  • Global Insider: Frustration, Political Jockeying Behind Mass Resignations in Burkina Faso
    World Politics Review, January 14 2014
    Michael Keating of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development at UMass Boston discusses the ongoing political turmoil in Burkina Faso, the West African nation where 75 officials from the ruling party resigned last week to protest the undemocratic rule of President Blaise Compaore.
  • Robert H. Quinn, former Mass. attorney general and House speaker, has died
    Boston Globe, January 13 2014
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley comments on the loss of Robert H. Quinn, the former House speaker who cofounded UMass Boston in 1964 and has continued to be a friend of the university. Quinn died yesterday at the age of 85.
  • Grant to help UMass Boston program recruit, retain minority nursing students
    Nurse.com, January 13 2014
    Over the next three years, the Boston Urban Nurse Leaders in Eliminating Academic Disparities (BUN-LEAD) program will provide tuition assistance, tuition waivers, and mentoring support to nursing students who are ethnic or racial minorities.
  • Teaching Your Kids About Love and Romance
    Parents, January 13 2014
    Professor of Counseling and School Psychology Sharon Lamb provides parents with advice for when their children describe a friend as "sexy" or "hot."
  • Nation’s new mayors revive big city liberalism
    Southern California Public Radio, January 12 2014
    Associate Professor of History Vincent Cannato, who has studied New York City mayors, comments on how delivering basic services appears to be a bigger priority than pursuing broad policy change for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.
  • Collins Center Contributes to Lawrence Revitalization Plan
    The Eagle-Tribune, January 12 2014
    The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management assisted in the preparation of a report, commissioned by new Lawrence Mayor Daniel Rivera, outlining how Massachusetts' poorest city can turn itself around.
  • Business calendar for the week of 01/12/14
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 12 2014
    William Kiernan, dean of the School of Global Inclusion and Social Development, will be a guest on "Disability Matters" with Joyce Bender. The online show will air at 2 p.m. EST on Tuesday, January 14.
  • Guest Chef Brings Taste of Brazil
    Food Management, January 10 2014
    Guest Chef Brings Taste of Brazil Guest chef exchange allows students at UMass Boston to experience dishes from a major South American culture.
  • New Town Manager Senior starts Monday
    Cohasset Mariner - Wicked Local, January 10 2014
    Cohasset’s new town manager, Chris Senior, was one of the finalists selected by the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management.
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