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  • The Independent Film Festival Boston Must Go On
    WBUR, April 24 2013
    Article on the 11th Annual Independent Film Festival Boston mentions that the festival, which opened last night, includes a screening of PJ Raval’s Before You Know It today at 3 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. An "End Credits" panel discussion moderated by UMass Boston Film Series Curator Chico Colvard will take place on Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Somerville Theatre.
  • Asian American Studies association endorses the boycott of Israeli universities, April 24 2013
    Rajini Srikanth, professor of English and director of the Honors Program, is quoted in this article on how the Association for Asian American Studies, for which she serves as past president, has unanimously approved a resolution endorsing the boycott of Israeli universities.
  • Higher Education CIOs 2013 Technology Spend Priorities
    The Huffington Post, April 24 2013
    Vice Provost for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Anne Agee is quoted in this article on how UMass Boston is replacing its technology infrastructure because of the implementation of the university’s master plan.
  • Savings plans would put retirement back in reach for middle class
    San Jose Mercury News, April 23 2013
    Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller praises the proposal for a new California Secure Choice Retirement Savings Plan, which would offer 6.3 million private-sector workers a safe way to build their nest eggs.
  • Offensive Eruption, Bats Lead Plymouth Softball
    The Clock, April 23 2013
    Article on how Plymouth State University swept the Beacons softball team in a doubleheader on Sunday.
  • Learning more about Brandon’s Stephen A. Douglas
    Vermont Public Radio, April 23 2013
    Professor Emeritus of History Martin Quitt is interviewed in a segment about the 200th anniversary of Stephen Douglas’ birth. Douglas, born in Vermont, was an Illinois congressman and lost the 1860 presidential election to Abraham Lincoln.
  • Mayoral hopefuls quietly wait to resume campaign
    Boston Globe, April 23 2013
    Political Science Department Chairman Paul Watanabe says the first mayoral candidate who resumes campaigning after the Marathon bombings risks the ire of voters who may think it’s too soon for a return to politics as usual.
  • UN Climate Leader Christiana Figueres 
to Speak at UMass Boston
    PRWeb, April 22 2013
    Christiana Figueres, the top United Nations leader on climate change, will speak at the University of Massachusetts Boston on April 24 to discuss how the international community can act decisively to blunt the impacts of global climate change.
  • Climate-change art on display
    Boston Globe, April 21 2013
    Students in Grade 3 through high school have created climate change-themed artwork as part of a project coordinated by professors from UMass Lowell and UMass Boston. The Lowell Regional Transit Authority is displaying the best entries.
  • Wayland Library Will Welcome Award-Winning Poets Sunday
    Wayland Patch, April 20 2013
    Assistant Professor of English Jill McDonough read from her recent work at the Wayland Library.
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