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  • Quality of Biodiversity, Not Just Quantity, Is Key: Right Mix of Species Is Needed for Conservation
    Science Daily, December 08 2013
    ...performs. Not so fast, say scientists at Duke University and the University of Massachusetts at Boston. In a new study of biodiversity loss in...
  • Partnership lends support to young Vietnamese students
    The Boston Globe, December 08 2013
    UMass Boston’s 20-year partnership with the Mather School in Dorchester is highlighted in this piece for the Diversity Boston supplement in the Globe. UMass Boston alumna Songkhla Nguyen and Professor of Education Peter Kiang are featured for their efforts to reach out to Dorchester’s large population of school-aged Vietnamese residents.
  • Katherine Clark races through campaign $$
    Boston Herald (AP), December 08 2013
    Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham says state Senator Katherine Clark’s extravagant spending in her bid to succeed Ed Markey in Congress may be an attempt to establish herself both for Tuesday’s special election and the midterm vote next year.
  • ‘Madiba’ helped bring peace to Northern Ireland
    The Boston Globe, December 07 2013
    Moakley Distinguished Professor of Peace and Reconciliation Padraig O’Malley recalls his work with the late Nelson Mandela to broker a peace accord in Northern Ireland.
  • Countdown to jobs report
    CNBC, December 06 2013
    Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller was on CNBC to talk about this morning’s jobs report. Weller predicted we’d learn that fewer than 200,000 jobs were created last month.
  • The life and times of incoming NYPD Commissioner William Bratton - NY Daily News
    NY Daily News, December 05 2013
    William Bratton, a 1975 alumnus of Boston State College, was named commissioner of the New York Police Department on Thursday.
  • How I Stumbled into my Encore Career
    PBS NewsHour, December 05 2013
    Professor Emerita of Economics Mary Huff Stevenson has found a second career as a Nia and Zumba Gold ® instructor.
  • Where’s our cut?
    The Economist, December 05 2013
    Michael Keating, the director of operations for the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, comments on the impact of the review of mining codes and contracts in Africa on Western donors.
  • A costly reminder of a college degree
    CommonWealth Magazine, December 05 2013
    ...of Massachusetts graduate varies by campus, from a low of $25,499 at UMass Boston to $32,350 in Dartmouth. At UMass Amherst, 71 percent of students...
  • CloudHealth Technologies 2014 Predictions For Cloud, December 05 2013, acquired by Dell in 2007. He is an advisor to the University of Massachusetts Boston Entrepreneur Center, and blogs at High Tech in the Hub.
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