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  • Spike in overdose deaths in Massachusetts
    WFXT-TV, July 30 2013
    William Drinkwater, an instructor in the College of Advancing and Professional Studies, is interviewed on the spike in overdose deaths over the past 10 years in Massachusetts.
  • Squawk Box
    CNBC, July 30 2013
    Professor of Public Policy Christian Weller talks to CNBC about how Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will handle the final months of his tenure. President Obama is currently narrowing his list of candidates for Bernanke’s successor.
  • Basile gives backing to Connolly in race
    Boston Globe, July 30 2013
    Associate Professor of Political Science Erin O’Brien says endorsements from neighborhood power brokers—such as East Boston Representative Carlo Basile’s backing of mayoral candidate John Connolly—can make a big difference in the tightly contested race.
  • Carson Beach to host summer concert series
    Boston.com, July 29 2013
    UMass Boston’s WUMB-FM Radio and Berklee College of Music have teamed up to host a series of concerts at Carson Beach in August. The series will begin Saturday at 2 p.m. with a performance from Joe’s Truck Stop.
  • Lizards show evolution is predictable
    Terra Daily, July 28 2013
    UMass Boston doctoral student Liam Revell co-authored a paper that uses the evolution of Caribbean lizards to suggest that the development of life would unfold in much the same way if we hit “reset” and started over.
  • Latino population growth in Massachusetts
    Boston.com, July 28 2013
    Phil Granberry, a research associate with the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy at UMass Boston, says the 46 percent increase in Massachusetts’ Latino population is part of a broader national trend. See the map here.
  • Costly decisions loom on education
    Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, July 28 2013
    UMass Boston student Adrianna Rondeau says she is committed to continuing her education even though the recent interest-rate hike on Stafford loans has her facing the possibility of deeper debt after graduation.
  • Civic doors opening for Latinos
    Boston Globe, July 28 2013
    Phil Granberry, a research associate with the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy at UMass Boston, says the 46 percent increase in Massachusetts’ Latino population is part of a broader national trend.
  • Crimes have put Conley in limelight
    Boston Globe, July 28 2013
    Political Science Department Chairman Paul Watanabe says Suffolk District Attorney Dan Conley’s regular media appearances in relation to the Amy Lord slaying and the Boston Strangler investigation have given him an advantage in his run for Boston mayor.
  • Boston mayoral hopefuls lean hard on neighborhoods
    Boston Globe, July 28 2013
    Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham and UMass Boston alumnus Jack Beatty, a longtime observer of Boston politics, each tell the Globe that candidates for mayor need to take a parochial approach to turning out voters in September’s primary.
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