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  • Costly decisions loom on education
    Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, July 28 2013
    UMass Boston student Adrianna Rondeau says she is committed to continuing her education even though the recent interest-rate hike on Stafford loans has her facing the possibility of deeper debt after graduation.
  • Civic doors opening for Latinos
    Boston Globe, July 28 2013
    Phil Granberry, a research associate with the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy at UMass Boston, says the 46 percent increase in Massachusetts’ Latino population is part of a broader national trend.
  • Crimes have put Conley in limelight
    Boston Globe, July 28 2013
    Political Science Department Chairman Paul Watanabe says Suffolk District Attorney Dan Conley’s regular media appearances in relation to the Amy Lord slaying and the Boston Strangler investigation have given him an advantage in his run for Boston mayor.
  • Boston mayoral hopefuls lean hard on neighborhoods
    Boston Globe, July 28 2013
    Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham and UMass Boston alumnus Jack Beatty, a longtime observer of Boston politics, each tell the Globe that candidates for mayor need to take a parochial approach to turning out voters in September’s primary.
  • Fight for the village is key to the castle
    July 28 2013
    Outlet: Boston Globe

    The name of City Councilor John R. Connolly dominates many political discussions these days in Bellevue Hill, a West Roxbury enclave of colonial homes and moss-covered stone walls where more people have voted in the last three mayoral elections than
    UMass Boston’s Venture Development Center is featured as one of the business incubators in Boston.
  • UMass Boston Appoints New Director of Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy
    PRWeb, July 26 2013
    UMass Boston has appointed Ann Bookman, a leading researcher and social policy expert on women’s issues, work-family balance, and community engagement, director of the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy.
  • How Person Centered Are We?
    July 26 2013
    Floyd Fowler, a senior research fellow in UMass Boston’s Center for Survey Research, talks about his study on the level of shared decision-making among adult patients who had discussed medical tests, medications, and procedures with their doctors.
  • Act of deceit does not bode well for school, system
    Boston Globe, July 26 2013
    Jonathan Cooper-Weile, a lecturer in philosophy, authored this letter to the editor on a Boston middle school principal extensively plagiarized a Forbes magazine column on leadership in her first memo.
  • ‘University Place’ apartments on Bayside site get BRA’s okay
    Dorchester Reporter, July 25 2013
    The Reporter offers more details on the new University Place apartment complex planned for a site adjacent to UMass Boston’s Bayside property. Construction on the apartments is expected to begin in October and last about 18 months.
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