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  • In Massachusetts, sleepy - but high-stakes - race to replace Kerry in Senate
    CBS News, April 30 2013
    Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham says just six months after the Scott Brown-Elizabeth Warren race became a national story, the current U.S. Senate race in Massachusetts has been “a real snoozer.”
  • Hudson board told search for Blazar’s replacement could take 3-4 months
    April 30 2013
    Outlet: MetroWest Daily News - Online, The

    By Jeff Malachowski/Daily News staff With the clock ticking down to Executive Assistant Paul Blazar's retirement in July, two consulting firms told selectmen Monday night that a search for Blazar's replacement will likely take three or four months
  • Apartheid fighter, bomb survivor shares story
    Boston Globe, April 29 2013
    Albie Sachs, a leading figure in the fight against apartheid who helped write the South African Constitution, spoke to students and faculty at UMass Boston on Monday. Sachs lost his arm in a car bombing 25 years ago, and said he felt a deeply personal sense of loss when he heard about the Boston Marathon bombings.
  • New Directions for Higher Education: Q&A with Carnegie Foundation President Anthony Bryk
    The New England Journal of Higher Education, April 29 2013
    College of Advancing and Professional Studies Dean Phil DiSalvio talks with Carnegie Foundation chairman Anthony Bryk about a possible evolution of “college credit” that rewards students for what they know rather than how much time they spent in class.
  • Work on regional emergency dispatch system for Monson, Palmer, Ware and Warren continues
    The Springfield Republican, April 29 2013
    The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management at UMass Boston has been hired to study the feasibility of a regional emergency dispatcher service that would centralize operations for the towns of Monson, Palmer, Ware, and Warren.
  • U.S. Senate campaigns wrapping up with furious final push
    Patriot Ledger, April 29 2013
    Paul Watanabe, associate professor and chair of the Political Science Department and director of the Institute for Asian American Studies, is quoted in this article on what the Democratic candidates for Senate need to do to win Tuesday’s primary.
  • Senate candidates ready for Mass. primary
    MetroWest Daily News, April 28 2013
    Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham is quoted in this article on Tuesday’s Senate primary as saying focus on the Boston Marathon bombings may affect voter turnout.
  • Muslim college students find solace on campus, April 26 2013
    Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Patrick Day and two Muslim students at UMass Boston discuss how the university community has reached out to ensure Muslims do not experience discrimination after reports that the alleged Marathon bombers were motivated by extremist beliefs.
  • Artists – young and old – respond to Marathon attack on canvass, with song
    Dorchester Reporter, April 25 2013
    Evan Gildersleeve, an Iraq veteran now studying psychology and French at UMass Boston, donated his Marathon-themed oil painting to “Still Running,” a local initiative to collect works of art that convey the strength and compassion of Boston in the aftermath of the attacks.
  • UMass Boston art installation to leave campus, April 25 2013
    Article on how Mark di Suvero’s Huro, which has greeted visitors to campus since 1997, is being moved to San Francisco.
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