In the Media


  • 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.
  • Professor Paul Watanabe on the Clout of Warren and Markey
    NECN, July 22 2013
    UMass Boston professor Paul Watanabe appeared on NECN to discuss Massachusetts senators Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey. Watanabe believes that Massachusetts' clout in the political arena has been "significantly reduced" since the two newly elected senators took office, but that their expertise on particular issues trumps their lack of seniority.
  • UMass Boston Professor Publishes on Predictability of Evolution, July 22 2013
    Liam J. Revell, assistant professor of biology at UMass Boston, co-authored a paper with scholars from UC Davis and Harvard University that suggests that evolution is predictable.
  • Historian Vincent Cannato Discusses Points of Entry for Immigrants to the United States
    C-SPAN, July 21 2013
    Associate Professor of History Vincent Cannato appears on C-SPAN with fellow historian Erika Lee of the University of Minnesota to discuss Ellis Island and Angel Island.
  • SouthCoast Today Celebrates Graduate, July 21 2013
    SouthCoast Today recognizes Jules Tetreault, who recently received a doctorate degree in education from UMass Boston.
  • Gina McCarthy to Lead EPA
    Dorchester Reporter, July 19 2013
    Gina McCarthy, Dorchester native and UMass Boston graduate, will lead the Environmental Protection Agency.
  • McCormack Graduate School Professor Publishes Report on Universal Savings Credit
    Center for American Progress, July 19 2013
    Christian E. Weller, a professor with the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, publishes a report on the Universal Savings Credit for the Center for American Progress.
  • Student Loan Deal Doesn’t Guarantee Long-Term Relief
    WBZ-TV, July 18 2013
    UMass Boston students Johanna LaFond and Andrew Pollock and Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid Services Alberta Cavanaugh are interviewed in this story about the true cost of Stafford federal education loans. Congress may be close to a deal to reverse a recent rate hike on Stafford loans, but the number is always in flux because rates are tied to the price of Treasury notes.
  • Another funding hike for UMass?
    Lowell Sun, July 18 2013
    The fiscal 2014 state budget includes language that suggests another large funding increase for public higher education next summer, which would allow the UMass system to freeze tuition and fees for a second consecutive year.
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