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  • ‘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.
  • 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.
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