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  • Want a job? Deliver, or protect
    CNN, March 30 2014
    Associate Professor of Economics Arjun Jayadev's work, previously discussed in The New York Times, is highlighted in this article. In the New York Times piece, Jayadev cited statistics showing the U.S. has an equal number of private security guards and high school teachers.
  • Kickoff Meeting Gathers Ideas to Redesign Mt. Vernon St.
    Citybizlist, March 29 2014
    The Boston Redevelopment Authority hosted a community meeting last week to get input from neighborhood residents on the future of Mt. Vernon Street, which abuts the UMass Boston campus.
  • Storm Surge names lineup for spring series, March 28 2014
    ...and director of the Green Harbors Project, a research professor at UMass Boston, and an adjunct professor at the Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography,
  • Former gas co. reborn as luxury apartments
    Boston Herald (AP), March 28 2014
    The former Boston Consolidated Gas Co. building, which was used by UMass Boston before its move to Columbia Point, now has a new life as luxury rental apartments.
  • The Drugging of the American Boy
    Esquire, March 27 2014
    Associate Professor of Counseling and School Psychology Lisa Cosgrove says the explosive growth of prescriptions written for ADHD may be due in part to the ties between Big Pharma and the authors of the DSM, the world's leading diagnostic manual.
  • Economic Snapshot: March 2014
    Center for American Progress, March 26 2014
    Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller says data for March suggest a pressing need for policy attention on economic growth and the labor market, as the recovery wraps up its fifth sluggish year.
  • Tea Party ex-gov Mark Fisher hopeful poised to sue GOP
    Boston Herald (AP), March 25 2014
    Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham says a potential lawsuit by primary opponent Mark Fisher could damage GOP gubernatorial nominee Charlie Baker as he ramps up his campaign.
  • Marathon charities field running teams
    Boston Herald (AP), March 25 2014
    UMass Bostons Camp Shriver is listed among the 30 charities sponsoring runners in this year’s Boston Marathon.
  • Palestinian student group says it was singled out by Northeastern
    The Boston Globe, March 25 2014
    Associate Professor of Political Science C. Heike Schotten, who has been advising a pro-Palestinian student group at Northeastern, says the school's decision to suspend the group is unfair.
  • President Obama Appoints Douglas Brooks To Lead AIDS Policy
    Black Star News, March 24 2014
    Douglas Brooks, formerly a visiting fellow at the Center for Social Policy in McCormack Graduate School, has been chosen by President Obama to coordinate the ongoing White House response to the global HIV-AIDS pandemic.
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