Article on the expansion of Portuguese language station WSRO 650 mentions that a study by the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy found the town the station is in, Framingham, had a Brazilian population of 8,454 in 2008.
Article on how the Senate confirmation for President Obama’s pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, UMass Boston alumna Gina McCarthy ’76, is stalled because of a disagreement over the role of government regulation.
In this article on a virtual female candidate in Iran’s presidential election, Fatemeh Haghighatjoo, a visiting scholar in the Women’s Leadership in a Global Perspective Graduate Certificate Program, says the election of moderate politician Hassan Rouhani “created a change in the political landscape.”
Article on how more than 300,000 grandparents in California have primary responsibility for their grandchildren mentions that the figure was derived from the Gerontology Institute’s Elder Economic Security Standard Index.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, June 26 2013
Article on how Berkeley Cue, an adjunct professor of chemistry and a faculty member at the Center for Green Chemistry, was honored at the 2013 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony Wednesday for his work in the industrial application of green chemistry.