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  • Conley’s cash edge in race growing
    Boston Globe, June 01 2013
    A pair of Boston mayoral candidates, Suffolk District Attorney Daniel Conley and state Rep. Martin Walsh, are raising far more campaign cash than their opponents. Political Science Department Chairman Paul Watanabe says the other candidates must harness “organization and human power” if they want to hang with Conley and Walsh.
  • Brazilians increasingly moving back and forth from U.S. in search of opportunity
    PRI’s The World, May 31 2013
    The economic boom in Brazil, coupled with the financial collapse in America, have changed immigration patterns in the two countries. Associate Professor Eduardo Siqueira, coordinator of the Transnational Brazilian Project at UMass Boston’s Gaston Institute, says many Brazilians who have lived in the United States for years find it difficult to re-adjust when they return home. Alternatively, many Brazilians moving to America are finding opportunities harder to come by.
  • UMass Boston awards posthumous degree to bombing victim Krystle Campbell
    Boston.com, May 31 2013
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley presented a posthumous degree to the family of former UMass Boston student Krystle Campbell at Friday’s commencement ceremony. The ceremony was also notable for the record-setting number of graduates (3,906) and an inspirational address by principal speaker Gus Speth.
  • University of Massachusetts Boston Honors Esri President
    PR Newswire, May 31 2013
    Jack Dangermond, president of Esri, received an honorary Doctor of Science degree from UMass Boston at the 2013 commencement ceremony.
  • Bombing victim gets posthumous degree
    WCVB-TV, May 31 2013
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley presented a posthumous degree to the family of former UMass Boston student Krystle Campbell at Friday’s commencement ceremony. The ceremony was also notable for the record-setting number of graduates (3,906) and an inspirational address by principal speaker Gus Speth.
  • Salem State Hockey Will Play at Fenway
    Salem Patch, May 30 2013
    Longtime rivals UMass Boston and Salem State will face off in an outdoor hockey game at Fenway Park this winter, Salem State announced in a press release.
  • Mayor Menino gets honorary Harvard degree, hangs with Oprah
    May 30 2013
    Outlet: Metro New York - Online

    Mayor Thomas Menino with Harvard President Drew Faust before the university's commencement. Mayor Thomas Menino may not be looking forward to tomorrow when he's scheduled to have prostate surgery, but he sure seems to be enjoying today. Related Ar
  • O’Donnell at Sea
    May 30 2013
    Outlet: All About Bps

    Yesterday on a rainy day the O'Donnell 5th grade class went on a 3-hour oceanography tour of the Boston Harbor with their Science teacher Chris Leonard. They arrived at University of Massachusetts at 10:30am to set sail on the Columbia Point boat. Wh
  • Task is not to return to bilingual education, but to boost immersion
    May 30 2013
    Outlet: Boston Globe

    The May 21 op-ed"Sinking inan English-only classroom" criticizes the lack of special help for non-English-speaking students, but the remedy of returning to bilingual education is extremely unwise. English language learners may not be getting the lang
  • Conference to educate professionals, community leaders on youth, sex, culture
    May 29 2013
    Outlet: Cranston Herald - Online, The

    The Rhode Island HIV Prevention Coalition is sponsoring a statewide conference on May 31 to educate professionals and community leaders about the impact of culture on the sexual health of Rhode Island youth defined as individuals 21 and under. Aid
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