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  • Panel celebrates National Dialogue on Race Day
    The Tufts Daily, September 13 2013
    Article on how Paul Watanabe, associate professor of political science and director of the Institute for Asian American Studies, took part in a panel that addressed issues of racial disparity and social inequality in contemporary America.
  • Selectmen Contemplating Hiring Process for New Town Manager
    Foxborough Patch, September 12 2013
    Article on how the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management is in the running to help Foxborough hire a new town manager.
  • Writers gather to share stories, inspiration on Pearl Street
    September 12 2013
    Outlet: Dorchester Reporter - Online

    On Friday, Sept. 13 from 7:30-9 p.m., the cobblestone courtyard of the Savin Hill Yoga Coop on Pearl Street will be filled for a free public evening of fiction and poetry readings by Dorchester and UMass Boston (UMB) authors at the first of three ins
  • Candidates put jobs policy in forum spotlight
    September 12 2013
    Outlet: Dorchester Reporter - Online

    Mayoral hopefuls on Tuesday pledged to diversify the police force and aggressively enforce the city's jobs policy for residents, minorities, and women on public construction sites. They made their promises to the several hundred people who had packed
  • Town of Randolph to hold State of the Town Forum
    Wicked Local Randolph, September 11 2013
    Article on how staff from the Edward J. Collins Jr., Center for Public Management will facilitate a forum on the state of Randolph on September 25.
  • Monson selectmen discuss steps to replace retiring Town Administrator Gretchen Neggers
    The Republican, September 11 2013
    Article on how the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management has submitted a proposal for Monson's town administrator search.
  • Essex people in the news
    September 11 2013
    Outlet: Gloucester Daily Times - Online, The

    People items should be sent to the Gloucester Daily Times, Whittemore Street, Gloucester, MA 01930, via email to or faxed to 978-282-4397. College graduation and dean's list items should come directly from the school. Angel
  • Boston Public Schools to Expand Dual Language Opportunities for Students
    Sampan, September 11 2013
    Interim Superintendent John McDonough announced that the Mario Umana Academy in East Boston is receiving a $25,000 planning grant to launch a two-way bilingual program next year. BPS is expanding dual-language opportunities for students across Boston following the model of the successful Rafael Hernández and Hurley K-8 Schools as well as similar programs elsewhere in which English Language Learners and native English speakers are educated in integrated classrooms. Research provided by the Gastón Institute is supporting this process.
  • Boston mayoral hopefuls spar on diversity
    Boston Globe, September 11 2013
    Outlet: Boston Globe

    Sparring in front of a standing-room-only crowd of hundreds in Dorchester, all 12 mayoral hopefuls directly took on the city's minority issues Tuesday night, passionately ­debating public safety, education, and diversity. The night's forum was the
  • CAMPUS NEWS: Local students on UMass-Boston dean’s list
    September 10 2013
    Outlet: Sun Chronicle - Online

    BOSTON - The following students were among the 2,800 students from the University of Massachusetts Boston who made the spring dean's list: Joshua Brooks, of Foxboro; Kenneth Wick, of Foxboro; Hali Kovich, of Foxboro; Jeffrey Reen, of Foxboro; Zachary
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