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  • Brazilian radio station expanding into Boston
    Boston Globe, June 30 2013
    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.
  • Does your parent need help?
    Boston Globe, June 30 2013
    Associate Professor of Gerontology Elizabeth Dugan is quoted in this article on how to tell if you need to take a more active role in your parent’s life.
  • Obama’s climate warrior set to battle with GOP
    Washington Examiner, June 28 2013
    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.
  • FUEL Education Sends 56 Students to College This Year - 100 Percent of Its 2013 Graduating Class
    Citybizlist Boston, June 28 2013
    Article on how low income students are able to graduate from UMass Boston with little or no debt because of scholarships from the nonprofit FUEL Education.
  • Iran’s virtual presidential candidate continues campaign
    CNN, June 27 2013
    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.”
  • Uncovering Boston’s Best Kept Literary Secret
    Dorchester Reporter, June 27 2013
    Article on how publications by Boston-born author Sid Corman are part of the University Archives and Special Collections in the Joseph P. Healey Library.
  • Insight & Intelligence™
    Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, June 27 2013
    Article on a research study on Twitter conducted entirely on Twitter mentions that the project started with a tweet from Assistant Professor of Biology Jarrett Byrnes.
  • Candidates in race to fill Markey’s House seat
    MetroWest Daily News, June 27 2013
    Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham says it will be a “battle” to replace Senator-elect Ed Markey in the U.S. House of Representatives.
  • High costs of raising a child challenges state’s most vulnerable caregivers: grandparents, June 26 2013
    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.
  • New Hampshire Organizations and Residents Receive Prestigious EPA Environmental Award
    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.
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