In the Media


  • How Person Centered Are We?
    July 26 2013
    Floyd Fowler, a senior research fellow in UMass Boston’s Center for Survey Research, talks about his study on the level of shared decision-making among adult patients who had discussed medical tests, medications, and procedures with their doctors.
  • Act of deceit does not bode well for school, system
    Boston Globe, July 26 2013
    Jonathan Cooper-Weile, a lecturer in philosophy, authored this letter to the editor on a Boston middle school principal extensively plagiarized a Forbes magazine column on leadership in her first memo.
  • New EPA administrator to speak at HLS
    Harvard Law School, July 25 2013
    In her first address since taking over the agency, newly-confirmed federal Environmental Protection Agency Administrator and UMass Boston alumna Gina McCarthy will speak at Harvard Law School about her vision and goals.
  • ‘University Place’ apartments on Bayside site get BRA’s okay
    Dorchester Reporter, July 25 2013
    The Reporter offers more details on the new University Place apartment complex planned for a site adjacent to UMass Boston’s Bayside property. Construction on the apartments is expected to begin in October and last about 18 months.
  • Residents asked to fill out rec survey
    July 25 2013
    Outlet: Jamestown Press - Online

    What park, beach or ball field is your favorite on the island? How often to you go? With who? How do you get there? Those are just some of the inquiries posed to residents on a 25-question survey recently released by the town. The survey – which
  • Community forum scarcely attended
    July 25 2013
    Outlet: Jamestown Press - Online

    Town officials looking for resident feedback on recreational programs Theater, music and special events enrich people's lives and connect them to their community, according to a group of Jamestown residents who attended a forum last week to discu
  • UMass hands out $250K in grants for creative enterprises
    Boston Business Journal, July 24 2013
    Four UMass Boston professors have received a total of $87,000 from UMass President Robert Caret’s Creative Economy Initiative Fund as seed funding for new research projects.
  • UMass Boston Alumna Starts Day Care Center, July 24 2013
    Nicole Matthews, who graduated from UMass Boston in 2012, is opening her own day care center in New Bedford. Matthews hopes to help working single moms like herself.
  • Sensory Processing Disorder Study Wows Many
    July 24 2013
    Outlet: Bioscience Technology - Online

    An unusually large public response is building to the first evidence of a biological basis for Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). Some say SPD impacts up to 13% of kids. Others say it doesn't exist as a distinct disorder. But tens of thousands are cl
  • Ashland to Adopt New Performance Program
    MetroWest Daily News, July 23 2013
    The Edward J. Collins Jr. Center for Public Management at UMass Boston has selected the town of Ashland to be the latest participant in the center's Municipal Performance Management Program, which helps cities and towns analyze the work of their departments.
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