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Posted Mar 17, 2013 @ 08:50 PM
The following Northborough-Southborough students have been recognized for achievement.
Mark Kerstens, a resident of Southborough, was named
The Cape Cod Times is the latest Massachusetts publication to write about UMass Boston’s new LivingLabs program on Nantucket, which gives students a rare opportunity to apply classroom knowledge from the environmental sciences to solve real-world problems.
Alumna Sherry Penney, '59, Presents 'Next Generation Leadership'
Mar. 15, 2013 2:41 PM,
Professor emerita, University of Massachusetts-Boston, Sherry H. Penney, a 1959 graduate of Albion College / courtesy Sherry Penney
One day after The Phoenix shocked Bostonians by announcing it has closed, this article looks back on the weekly’s long history of journalism excellence, including a Pulitzer Prize in criticism for longtime contributor and UMass Boston Professor of English Lloyd Schwartz.
This article about an ideological divide in the Democratic Party cites research from Professor of Political Science Thomas Ferguson, who notes that Barack Obama’s share of the vote in 2012 was much higher among lower-class voters than it was among people earning more than $100,000.
Professor of English Lloyd Schwartz, classical music editor for The Phoenix and winner of a Pulitzer Prize there, talks to NECN about the sudden demise of the alternative weekly. “It was like being punched in the gut, just so sad," Schwartz said of learning the publication was going out of business.