In the Media


  • More money sought for UMass to prevent tuition, fee hike
    WWLP-TV, May 20 2013
    The five students who sit on the UMass Board of Trustees, including UMass Boston student Alexis Marvel, have issued a statement calling on the Massachusetts Senate to provide enough money in its fiscal 2014 budget to allow the university system to freeze fees and tuition for next year.
  • Gridlock likely, says report
    The Beacon-Villager, May 20 2013
    The town of Maynard commissioned the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management to conduct a study on the impact of a proposed large-scale shopping and residential complex. The Collins Center determined the development would greatly increase traffic congestion in town.
  • Walkers in stride to beat cancer
    Toronto Telegraph, May 19 2013
    A two-day, 39.3-mile walk to raise money for breast cancer research kicked off Saturday with the UMass Boston campus as a starting point.
  • Cultural settlement
    Boston Globe, May 18 2013
    The Institute for Asian American Studies at UMass Boston reports a 76 percent increase in the number of Indian heritage residents in Massachusetts from 2000 to 2010. The jump is especially noticeable in communities such as Shrewsbury, where nearly 9 percent of residents have Indian roots.
  • Wachusett students fare well at state science fair
    Worcester Telegram & Gazette, May 18 2013
    Article on how one of the top finishers of the Mass. State Science and Engineering Fair has received a four-year scholarship to UMass Boston. Jacob Grondin studied the eyespots of freshwater flatworms before and after regeneration for his project, Getting NERVEous.
  • Stonehill College names East Providence native Denning as new president
    East Bay Newspapers, May 18 2013
    The Rev. John Denning, a doctoral candidate in higher education administration at UMass Boston, has been named the new president of Stonehill College in Easton. Denning is currently the vice president for student affairs at Stonehill.
  • As ‘The Office’ ends, other workplace shows find a big TV audience
    Kansas City Star, May 17 2013
    The popularity of “The Office” has triggered a wave a TV shows set in the workplace, but Professor of Applied Linguistics Pepi Leistyna says some of these programs depict working people as “clowns” or “social deviants.”
  • ABOUT TOWN: Cherished Stoughton Memories Preserved
    Stoughton Patch, May 17 2013
    UMass Boston’s living history project, The Mass Memories Road Show, collected more than 350 photographs at its latest stop in Stoughton.
  • Fringe Festival gives ‘edgy’ artists their star turns
    Dorchester Reporter, May 16 2013
    Article on how members of Write on the Dot, a collaboration between UMass Boston students and Dorchester authors, will take part in the first Dorchester Fringe Festival on Saturday.
  • One month later: Boston Marathon victims remembered, Richard family update
    Deseret News, May 15 2013
    UMass Boston announced Monday it will award a posthumous bachelor of arts degree to Boston Marathon bombing victim Krystle Campbell at commencement on May 31.
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