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  • Saugus hires DPW director, November 14 2013
    Using recommendations from the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management as a guide, Saugus has hired a new director for its Department of Public Works.
  • Cohasset’s acting town manager isn’t a finalist for permanent post
    The Patriot Ledger (AP), November 14 2013
    The list of town manager finalists the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management presented to the Town of Cohasset does not include the acting town manager.
  • Fieldwork: The great outdoors
    Nature Publishing Group, November 13 2013
    Sarah Oktay, director of UMass Boston’s Nantucket Field Station, says these days, scientists are most interested in big questions relevant to entire regions.
  • Ed Selects 25 i3 Grant Winners
    The Journal, November 13 2013
    ...Society; The Providence Plan; United Way of Greater Atlanta; University of Massachusetts Boston; and University Public Schools. The seven winners...
  • Amid Fiscal Uncertainty, Businesses Hit the Pause Button
    Center for American Progress, November 13 2013
    Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller issues his monthly appraisal of the economy, noting that businesses are still grappling with the effects of last month’s government shutdown.
  • The BBJ Power 50 assign Boston a letter grade (Video)
    Boston Business Blogs, November 13 2013
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley, who was again named to the BBJ’s Power 50 list, gives Boston’s business climate a strong grade but says there is room to improve the city’s offerings in mentoring and entrepreneurial development.
  • Golar Richie reviews her mayoral campaign at UMass forum
    The Boston Globe, November 12 2013
    The former mayoral candidate spoke Tuesday at a forum on women’s political leadership at UMass Boston, sharing lessons from her underdog candidacy and prompting a panel discussion on how women can be better represented in Boston politics.
  • NightSide—The NightSide College Admissions Panel Returns
    CBS Boston, November 12 2013
    Director of Undergraduate Admissions John Drew joined Dan Rea to discuss what colleges are looking for in potential students.
  • Boston Harbor advocates predict impact of rising sea level on Massachusetts shore
    Your Town -, November 12 2013
    The JFK Library hosted an international forum Tuesday to discuss how cities and countries are preparing their shores to withstand the effects of rising seas. Associate Professor of Hydrology Ellen Douglas has done extensive work with the Boston Harbor Association, whose executive director spoke at the forum.
  • Fish raises concerns on income inequality
    CommonWealth Magazine, November 12 2013
    Suffolk Construction President and CEO John Fish, who visited UMass Boston on Tuesday for an economic development luncheon, said the middle class “has been thrown aside” as Boston focuses on high-paying, new-economy jobs, worsening income inequality in the commonwealth.
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