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  • Editorial: Voter ID laws remain troublesome
    The Dallas Morning News, January 02 2014
    Research by UMass Boston professors Erin O'Brien and Keith Bentele is cited in this editorial slamming tougher voter ID laws in Texas and other states.
  • Mass. population growth is tops in N.E.
    Boston Globe, January 01 2014
    Associate Professor of Political Science Paul Watanabe, who is also chairman of a Census Bureau advisory committee, says Massachusetts is showing healthy population growth because the aging of its population is balanced by an influx of new immigrants to the state.
  • Merrimac people in the news, January 01 2014
    ...Oct. 25. --- Michael Zilembo was named to the dean s list at UMass Boston for the spring semester. --- Calyn O Connor was named to the dean s...
  • Weller on Proposed Minimum Wage Hike
    CNBC, December 30 2013
    Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller appeared on CNBC's morning show "Squawk Box" to discuss a proposal by Senate Democrats to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
  • Boston Strong 2014: City grapples with how to memorialize tragedy of 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, December 27 2013
    The portrait of Krystle Campbell commissioned for UMass Boston by Trustee Richard Campbell is mentioned in this summary of what Boston-area residents and organizations are doing to mark the tragedy of the Marathon bombings.
  • Somerville Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration set for Jan. 20, December 26 2013
    Professor of Urban and Community Studies Adenrele Awotona will be the featured speaker at Somerville's annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Celebration on January 20.
  • Another City Official Resigns Prior to Mayor-Elect Marty Walsh Regime Change
    BostInno, December 23 2013
    Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham says the recent wave of resignations by city officials -- including Transportation Commissioner Thomas Tinlin -- is not surprising during the transition from Mayor Thomas Menino to successor Marty Walsh.
  • Cohasset’s acting manager gets Carver job
    Cohasset Mariner - Wicked Local, December 23 2013
    The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management did not have the acting town manager in Cohasset, Michael Milanoski, as a finalist for the town manager there, but they did put him forth as a finalist for the same position in Carver.
  • Panel of Political Experts Analyze UMass Boston Study on Voting Access
    Up with Steve Kornacki, December 22 2013
    A panel of MSNBC political experts discuss the new study from UMass Boston professors Erin O'Brien and Keith Bentele on the trend toward more restrictive voter ID laws in states with high minority voter turnout.
  • UMass Boston Nursing School Has Anahid Kulwicki at the Helm
    The Armenian Mirror-Spectator, December 21 2013
    Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences Anahid Kulwicki, who was raised in the majority Armenian city of Anjar in Lebanon, is interviewed by the United States' first English-language weekly newspaper focused on Armenian issues.
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