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  • Professor from Quincy selected for regional honor
    Allston/Brighton TAB - Wicked Local, March 14 2014
    Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Amy Smith has been selected to receive a Graduate Faculty Teacher Award from the Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools. She will receive the award at an event next month in Toronto.
  • Advancing Women: Legacy Award Winner, Deborah Enos
    Boston Business Journal, March 14 2014
    Neighborhood Health Plan CEO Deborah Enos, a member of the advisory board for UMass Boston's College of Nursing and Health Sciences, has been honored with a Boston Business Journal Legacy Award for her career achievements and her work on behalf of women.
  • Protection of water quality impetus for fertilizer regs
    Nantucket Island Inquirer, March 13 2014
    Sarah Oktay, director of the Nantucket Field Station, comments on water quality samples in this article on how Nantucket is hoping to curtail improper fertilizer application in an effort to prevent further contamination of Nantucket’s harbors, groundwater and ponds.
  • Celebrating the Emerald Isle
    Dorchester Reporter, March 13 2014
    Column discusses UMass Boston's presentation on campus growth at the Dorchester Board of Trade meeting.
  • Goaltender Bradley of Swampscott stars in record-setting year at UMass Boston, March 13 2014
    Profile on junior Moe Bradley, who earned All-ECAC East second team honors while posting a 7-4-4 record this year in the net for UMass Boston's women's hockey team.
  • For Asians, local politics is slow to catch on
    The Boston Globe, March 12 2014
    About 70 percent of the Asians in Lexington were either born in the United States or are naturalized citizens. Paul Watanabe, director of the Institute for Asian American Studies, says to encourage involvement in local politics, the town might consider allowing noncitizens to vote.
  • A New Cell Type is Implicated in Epilepsy Caused by Traumatic Brain Injury
    Health Canal, March 11 2014
    Members of the Training in Education and Critical Research Skills (TEACRS) Program, of which UMass Boston is a partner, find damage to brain cells plays a role in the development of epilepsy after a traumatic brain injury.
  • Editorial: Harbor report shows need for new fishery life line
    Gloucester Times, March 11 2014
    Editorial on an Urban Harbors Institute report which foreshadows a weak 2015 fishing year.
  • Bright side of millennials moving home
    Chicago Tribune, March 11 2014
    Varda Konstam, a lecturer in counseling and school psychology, says millennials, adults 18 to 31, are living at home because they are holding out hope for fulfilling work.
  • In Nigerian hot spot, trying to head off Christian-Muslim bloodshed
    GlobalPost, March 11 2014
    As part of its expansive series "A Bridge to Kaduna," the Global Post talks to Darren Kew, executive director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, who describes his desire to better understand the injustices happening in a country divided by violence and religious strife.
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