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  • UMass Boston film series: Pussy Riot- A Punk Prayer
    Dorchester Reporter, September 02 2013
    Fall brings an assortment of independent film festivals to the Boston area, including the return of the free UMass Boston Film Series, which begins September 25 with Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer.
  • Editorial: UMass giving veterans needed educational help
    The Republican, September 02 2013
    The UMass system earns praise from the Republican editorial board for signing on to an Obama administration initiative designed to create a welcoming campus for veterans pursuing an education after their military service ends. Almost 4 percent of the system’s 70,000-plus students are veterans.
  • City using new data program, August 31 2013
    Salem has recently implemented its version of CitiStat, a software program that helps municipalities operate more efficiently, with the help of the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management.
  • Living on the edge
    Martha's Vineyard Magazine, August 31 2013
    Sarah Oktay, director of UMass Boston’s Nantucket Field Station and a member of the island’s Conservation Commission, talks about efforts to shore up Nantucket’s quickly eroding beaches.
  • Palmer receives $1.5 million state 911 grant for regional dispatch proposal
    The Republican, August 31 2013
    The Edward J. Collins Jr. Center for Public Management at UMass Boston is playing an integral role in the development of a single emergency dispatch system that would serve four central Massachusetts towns.
  • Effects of Social, Economic, and Labor Policies on Occupational Health Disparities
    dugdug, August 30 2013
    Eduardo Siqueira shares with science website dugdug outcomes from the conference Eliminating Health and Safety Disparities at Work, held on September 14 & 15, 2011 in Chicago
  • Black-White Income Differences: What’s Happened?
    Truthout, August 29 2013
    Professor Emeritus of Economics Arthur McEwan examines the current state of income equality in America, and finds that not enough progress has been made.
  • UMass Boston receives $3.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation, August 29 2013
    Robyn Hannigan, dean of the School for the Environment, and Maria Ivanova, co-director of the Center for Governance and Sustainability, are principal investigators on the grant, which will fund the training of fellows in environmental problem-solving. More details at
  • No end to issues or groups for hopefuls to face
    Boston Globe, August 29 2013
    Associate Professor of Political Science Erin O’Brien says voters aren’t sure what to expect from Boston’s next mayor after 20 years of predictability from Mayor Tom Menino.
  • Successor has huge shoes to fill
    August 28 2013
    Outlet: Commons - Online, The

    NEWFANE—Louise Sirois knows she has big shoes to fill as the new librarian at Moore Free Library, but she's ready for the challenge. Sirois said she grew up in northern Maine, “where any trip to town was special,” and she especially liked going to
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