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  • How to Monitor Your Pension’s Health
    U.S. News and World Report, January 20 2014
    Ellen Bruce, director of the Pension Action Center at UMass Boston, discusses federal laws requiring private employers to issue yearly reports confirming their ability to make required payments to pensioners.
  • Boycott of Israel by academics’ group draws fire
    Lowell Sun Online (AP), January 19 2014
    ...Lowell, Worcester and Boston campuses have stayed silent. UMass Boston Associate Professor of American Studies Jeffrey Melnick said he voted...
  • Friend, fellow activist to speak about MLK Jr. in Oxford, January 19 2014
    Chestnut Hill lawyer Herman Hemingway, a former professor at UMass Boston and Boston State College, is the last surviving member of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Alpha Phi Alpha pledge class. He shares his memories of the great civil rights leader.
  • Bay State pols prove there’s life after crime
    Boston Herald (AP), January 19 2014
    Associate Professor of Political Science Paul Watanabe says state Rep. Carlos Henriquez, who was convicted of assault and battery earlier this month, will not be welcomed back into the Massachusetts political fraternity like lawmakers convicted of nonviolent crimes have been.
  • Peterson: Dream of ending poverty possible
    Boston Herald (AP), January 18 2014
    Kevin Peterson, a senior fellow at UMass Boston's Center for Collaborative Leadership, says 50 years after the reforms of the Great Society, not enough has been done to eliminate poverty in the United States.
  • Ex-Marine is a Golden Gloves winner
    Lowell Sun Online (AP), January 18 2014
    Ian Funk, an exercise and health sciences student at UMass Boston and a Marine veteran, won a Golden Gloves boxing match this weekend in Lowell.
  • NY’s Chinatown: ‘Cool kids’ are coming
    Chinadaily US Edition, January 17 2014
    Associate Professor of Public and Community Service Andrew Leong discusses "land banking" and other factors that have fueled the rapid gentrification of New York City's Chinatown neighborhood.
  • University of Massachusetts student trustees seek freeze on tuition and fees, January 16 2014
    Student trustees at the University of Massachusetts, including UMass Boston's Nolan O'Brien, are appealing for a $519 million budget this year, enough to guarantee a freeze on tuition and fees for a second year in a row.
  • Sustainable Facility Management is focus of New Course at UMass Boston
    PRLog, January 16 2014
    Sustainable Facility Management is focus of New Course at UMass Boston - BOSTON -- Facility managers are on the frontlines of efforts to improve...
  • Downing Receives Award for Community Mediation Program Efforts, January 16 2014
    ...Wednesday. The Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration at University of Massachusetts Boston and the Community Mediation Coalition of Massachusetts...
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