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  • Orange looks to benefits from data-gathering
    The Recorder, December 15 2013
    Orange, currently the only Franklin County town that participates in the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management's statewide performance management program, has decided to continue participation with the goal of making their own operations as efficient and effective as possible.
  • Gulf between Mandela and Provos
    Irish Independent, December 15 2013
    Columnist Ruth Dudley Edwards, who alleges Irish republican party Sinn Féin is using Nelson Mandela's death as a tool, comments on how Mandela and UMass Boston's Padraig O'Malley, the Moakley Chair for Peace and Reconciliation, brought Northern Ireland leaders together for peace talks in 1997.
  • Minimum wage debate a battle of ideologies, December 15 2013
    Susan Moir, the director of the Labor Resource Center, is quoted in this article on the minimum wage bill making its way through the Massachusetts State House.
  • A Friend Remembers Nelson Mandela
    NPR, December 13 2013
    Padraig O'Malley, the Moakley Chair for Peace and Reconciliation at UMass Boston, talks to NPR's Here & Now about his relationship with Nelson Mandela. In July 1997, O'Malley and Mandela co-convened a peace conference in South Africa with representatives from Northern Ireland.
  • Mayor Menino - Features
    Improper Bostonian, December 13 2013
    UMass Boston alumnus Mayor Thomas M. Menino talks about his proudest moments as mayor of the City of Boston as he prepares to leave office next month.
  • ‘Mediating the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict’ lecture in Sharon
    Sharon Advocate - Wicked Local, December 13 2013
    David Matz, professor of conflict resolution, human security, and global governance, is speaking at the Temple Kol Tikva Monday at 7:30.
  • Massachusetts lawmakers again considering bill to grant in-state tuition to undocumented residents, December 11 2013
    Ciara Lavery, who immigrated to Boston from Ireland illegally 15 years ago, qualifies for in-state tuition because of a federal policy change. She starts classes at UMass Boston in the spring.
  • HAITIAN ORAL HISTORY PROJECT: Medford resident Evelyne Milorin tells her story
    Medford -, December 11 2013
    Evelyne Milorin, who graduated from UMass Boston in 2008 with a bachelor's degree in human services and has fought for the rights of thousands of autistic children, talks about her autistic son in these audio clips.
  • Sharon selectmen may hire search firm
    Sharon Advocate - Wicked Local, December 11 2013
    The chair of Sharon's town administrator search committee recommended that the town hire UMass Boston's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management to aid in the search.
  • The Chicken or the Egghead?
    Inside Higher Ed, December 11 2013
    Assistant Professor of American Studies Aaron Lecklider's book, Inventing the Egghead: The Battle Over Brainpower in American Culture, is reviewed by Inside Higher Ed.
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