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  • Too many intellectually disabled are still excluded from the world of work, study says
    The Washington Post, February 16 2014
    A new study co-authored by Center for Social Development and Education Director Gary Siperstein finds that most Americans with intellectual or developmental disabilities remain shut out of the workforce, despite changing attitudes and billions of dollars spent on government programs to help them.
  • One Nation Under Guard
    New York Times, February 15 2014
    Associate Professor of Economics Arjun Jayadev co-authored this piece highlighting the link between economic inequality and the amount of "guard labor" in a nation's work force. Jayadev cites statistics showing the U.S. has an equal number of private security guards and high school teachers.
  • UMass Boston Film Series Returns With “Southern Comfort”
    Noodls-USA, February 13 2014
    The UMass Boston Film Series returns with Southern Comfort on February 27.
  • Salem begins principal search, February 13 2014
    Salem has contracted with the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management to help the city find turnaround experts to improve its beleaguered school system.
  • Maine High Court Decides Who Owns The Beach
    Radio Boston, February 12 2014
    John Duff, associate professor of environmental law and policy, discusses a recent decision by the Maine Supreme Court that owners of private beaches are not required to allow public access.
  • Want To Know Where Society Is Going? Watch A Commercial
    WGBH News, February 11 2014
    Rachel Rubin, director of the Center for the Study of Humanities, Culture and Society at UMass Boston, talks about recent commercials featuring mixed-race families and a multilingual performance of "America the Beautiful." Do commercials have their finger on the pulse of the nation?
  • ‘Champion of the arts’ chosen as Monomoy principal, February 11 2014
    ...universities, receiving a Master of Arts in Critical and Creative Thinking from University of Massachusetts Boston in 1996, according to his resume. He has...
  • UMass Boston creates new Honors College, February 10 2014 reports on UMass Boston's creation of a new Honors College, with comments from Chancellor J. Keith Motley and Founding Dean Rajini Srikanth.
  • Windows XP: For Colleges, It’s Time to Move On
    EdTech, February 10 2014
    Interim Vice Provost for Information Technology and CIO Apurva Mehta discusses UMass Boston’s shift to Windows 7.
  • Blog: Exploring Squam Forest with Nantucket Semester students
    The Inquirer and Mirror, February 10 2014
    This photo gallery chronicles the field research projects of two students from the UMass Boston Nantucket Semester.
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