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  • Williams College beaten in Division III regional volleyball final
    Berkshire Eagle Online (AP), November 18 2013
    The Beacons volleyball squad overcame a tough start to this season to win its third regional title in four years on Sunday. They will play Calvin College on Thursday in the NCAA national tournament.
  • Carver voters overwhelmingly approve construction of new central fire station
    Wicked Local Carver, November 17 2013
    Residents of Carver approved $8.75 million for the construction of a new fire station and training facility, an indirect result of an analysis of town operations by the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management.
  • Buddhism, brain science, and parenting: towards an integration, November 17 2013
    ...development. The first was among fellows and faculty of the UMass Boston Infant Parent Mental Health Post-Graduate Certificate program (IPMH)
  • Survey’s results fuel a push to protect domestic workers
    Boston Globe, November 17 2013
    UMass Boston teamed with the Allston-based Brazilian Immigrant Center to conduct a survey of Brazilian housecleaners in Massachusetts, which showed many of these workers are subjected to substandard work conditions, including denial of earned wages and lack of breaks and scheduled time off.
  • Putting Homeless People In Hotels Won’t Help
    The Boston Globe, November 14 2013
    Donna Haig Friedman, director of the Center for Social Policy in the McCormack School for Policy and Global Studies, says an unprecedented number of families now reside in state-funded family shelters or taxpayer-subsidized hotel or motel rooms. The program that pays for these living spaces is scheduled to end in June.
  • One more for town manager search panel?
    Foxboro Reporter, November 14 2013
    ...J. Collins Jr. Center for Public Management at the University of Massachusetts Boston. The profile provides finance, government structure and...
  • UMass Boston brings courses to new facility in Plymouth MA
    PRLog, November 14 2013
    UMass Boston brings courses to new facility in Plymouth MA - PLYMOUTH, Mass. - PLYMOUTH, Mass. -- The College of Advancing and Professional Studies...
  • Irish invited to share their heritage at Road Show in Canton
    The Patriot Ledger, November 14 2013
    UMass Boston’s digital history project, the Mass. Memories Road Show, travels to Canton on Saturday with a special focus on the Irish immigrant experience.
  • 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.
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