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  • MSPA Alum Appointed to Economic Assistance Coordinating Council
    SouthCoastToday.com, September 29 2013
    Governor Deval Patrick has appointed Jennifer Menard, a graduate of UMass Boston's public administration program, to the 14-member Economic Assistance Coordinating Council.
  • Letters: Boston’s Menino did it; so can Garcetti
    Los Angeles Times, September 28 2013
    Philip S. Hart, who taught Thomas M. Menino when he was a student at UMass Boston, says he hopes the progress Menino made as mayor can be achieved under new Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.
  • Pension fund demands overpayments back, with interest
    CBS Chicago, September 27 2013
    Sheet Metal Workers, Local 73, retirees are asked to pay for pension fund mistakes. The Illinois Pension Assistance Project, at UMass Boston's McCormack Graduate School for Policy and Global Studies, is cited as a resource for retirees seeking advice or legal help dealing with pension overpayments or underpayments.
  • Boston gets first ‘real’ mayor’s race in 20 years
    Christian Science Monitor, September 26 2013
    Associate Professor of Political Science Erin O’Brien says now that the Boston mayoral field has been narrowed to two, the race will be decided by which candidate can court more of the voters who didn’t choose him the first time around.
  • In Bowdoin-Geneva, UMass Boston unveils billboard promoting programs for vets
    Boston.com, September 25 2013
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley joined a group of UMass Boston student veterans in Dorchester on Wednesday to unveil a set of new billboards promoting the university’s participation in the “Combat 2 Campus” program for veterans returning to college after military service.
  • Spectacle Island gazebo formally dedicated to Krystle Campbell, Boston Marathon Bombing victim
    Boston.com, September 25 2013
    Former UMass Boston student Krystle Campbell, who died in the Boston Marathon bombing earlier this year, was honored Tuesday with the formal dedication of a gazebo at Spectacle Island, one of the Boston Harbor Islands.
  • New Boston gets to vote for old Boston in November
    CommonWealth Magazine, September 25 2013
    Article on the results of the Boston mayoral primary cites Associate Professor of Political Science Paul Watanabe, who told The New York Times the election has “to be regarded by many as a disappointment,” as a majority-minority city failed to send a minority candidate to the final election.
  • Don West exhibit ‘Portraits of Purpose: A Tribute to Leadership’ on display at Harbor Gallery
    The Mass Media, September 25 2013
    Artist Don West is interviewed on the exhibit of his work, "Portraits of Purpose: A Tribute to Leadership," on display through September 27 at UMass Boston's Harbor Gallery.
  • Mayor Menino a wild card for election
    Boston Herald, September 25 2013
    Associate Professor of Political Science Paul Watanabe says Mayor Thomas Menino ’88 is likely to keep his preliminary-season promise to remain unaffiliated in the mayor’s race.
  • Tradition Trumps Diversity in Boston Vote
    The New York Times, September 25 2013
    Associate Professor of Political Science Paul Watanabe says the results of the Boston mayoral primary have “to be regarded by many as a disappointment,” as a majority-minority city failed to send a minority candidate to the final election.
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