In the Media


  • Sigmas honor community leaders at Hub ceremony
    Bay State Banner, March 06 2013
    Nteri Nelson, an adjunct professor in Africana Studies at UMass Boston, was one of three women who received a Sapphire Award last week from the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Suffolk County Alumni Chapter.
  • Medford Housing Authority reaches contract agreement for new executive director job
    Medford Transcript, March 06 2013
    Medford’s recently hired housing director praised an audit of the housing authority completed by the Edward J. Collins, Jr., Center for Public Management.
  • Patrick urges lawmakers to find ‘political courage’ on taxes
    March 06 2013
    Outlet: Lowell Sun - Online

    State House News Service BOSTON -- Lawmakers need "political courage" to raise the income tax to invest more in education and transportation, Gov. Deval Patrick told hundreds of public-college students, who would see a bump in state support under
  • Provincetown readies for Mass. Memories Road Show
    Cape Cod Times, March 06 2013
    The Mass. Memories Road Show, which collects photographs from Bay State residents for inclusion in a statewide UMass Boston archive, is coming to Provincetown in September. Organizers in town are already preparing for the event.
  • State innovation grants boost local projects
    March 06 2013

    Truth | Bloc Party Listen Live This story is from, the only place for complete digital access to the Globe. A plan enabling residents to track spending by their local governments is among eight initiatives benefiti
  • State bills would raise minimum wage above Obama’s proposal
    Wicked Local, March 05 2013
    Professor of Public Policy Christian Weller says President Obama’s proposal to raise the minimum wage would provide a boost for low-salary workers, and wouldn’t make a significant dent in employers’ bottom lines or raise consumer prices significantly.
  • A war of many interests in Myanmar
    The Asia Times, March 05 2013
    Aung Tun, a student studying international relations in the Public Policy MSPA program, wrote this breakdown of the ongoing violence in Myanmar and the prospects for the creation of a viable federalist state.
  • Learning lessons from the Black Panther Party
    Bay State Banner, March 05 2013
    American Studies student Chris Morrill writes that the real histories of the Black Panther Party and the Black Power movement are often obscured by politicians whose actions cut against the philosophy espoused by past leaders such as Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • UMass Boston is Partner in $5M Grant to Promote Peace in Nigeria
    PRWeb, March 05 2013
    Associate Professor Darren Kew of the Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance, heads a UMass Boston team that received part of a $5 million federal grant to promote peace in the conflict-plagued African nation.
  • Obama’s EPA Nominee Vowed Not ‘To Sit Around and Wait for Congressional Action’
    Outlet: - Cybercast News Service, March 05 2013
    Gina McCarthy ’76 was formally introduced Monday as President Obama’s nominee for administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. MIT scientist Ernest Moniz was chosen as energy secretary.
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