Article on how Governor Deval Patrick was honored at the fifth anniversary celebration of UMass Boston’s Commonwealth Compact for his administration’s efforts to create a state government that reflects Massachusetts’s diverse communities.
Article on how Maynard residents turned down a proposed large-scale shopping center and apartment complex mentions that the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management did an independent peer review of the concept plan.
Article on a survey conducted by Floyd Fowler, a senior research fellow in UMass Boston’s Center for Survey Research, that found the level of shared decision making among adult patients who had discussed medical tests, medications, and procedures with their doctors was not as high as expected. The study was published this week in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine.
Laura Hayman, associate dean of research for the College of Nursing and Health Sciences and the associate vice provost for research, was interviewed about a CDC report on adult health behaviors such as alcohol use and smoking.
Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham talks to NECN about the motives—political and otherwise—behind Lt. Gov. Tim Murray’s decision to leave Beacon Hill for a job leading the Worcester Chamber of Commerce.
Article on how the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management told Hudson selectmen that it could take between 90 and 120 days to search for a replacement for the retiring executive assistant.