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  • Americans Miss Mark on Many Healthy Behaviors
    MedPage Today, May 24 2013
    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.
  • How will Tim Murray’s resignation as Lt. Gov. impact Massachusetts?
    NECN, May 23 2013
    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.
  • Boston mayoral race narrows, nomination signature deadline passes
    NECN, May 23 2013
    Political Science Department Chairman Paul Watanabe says organization and get-out-the-vote efforts may trump money and advertising in the crowded field of Boston mayoral candidates.
  • Sandini named interim executive assistant in Hudson
    MetroWest Daily News, May 22 2013
    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.
  • New Maynard development would likely bring traffic congestion, says report
    Wicked Local Maynard, May 22 2013
    Article on how the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management did an independent peer review of the concept plan for a proposed large-scale shopping center and apartment complex.
  • UMass Boston to house a handful of classrooms in Corcoran Jennison’s Mount Vernon Street building, May 21 2013
    Article on how UMass Boston will lease space in the office building at 150 Mount Vernon St. in Dorchester for classrooms.
  • 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.
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