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  • Nursing students treat Boston injured at medical tent
    USA Today, April 16 2013
    Professor Adrienne Wald, director of the undergraduate nursing program at UMass Boston, enlisted 30 of her nursing students to work on “sweep teams” attending to injured and dehydrated runners at Monday’s Boston Marathon. When two bombs exploded near the finish line, the students showed great bravery in tragic circumstances.
  • Meeting on land parcel now May 19
    Boston Globe, April 14 2013
    The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management released a fiscal impact study estimating a proposed shopping/residential complex in Maynard could generate $859,000 in new annual revenue for the town.
  • 2013 Invention Awards: Smart Ball
    Popular Science, April 13 2013
    Bounce Imaging, a client of the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center at UMass Boston, is cited by PopSci for its invention, a spherical camera that helps search-and-rescue teams access hard-to-reach places in the aftermath of disasters.
  • Cat, woman reunited after fire, rescue, revival, and search
    Boston Globe, April 13 2013
    UMass Boston doctoral student Modupe Oshikoya was reunited with her beloved cat, Rosie, on Wednesday after Rosie nearly died in a fire at Oshikoya’s apartment complex and then became lost in Dorchester for nearly two weeks.
  • Clock may be ticking on two-year mayoral terms
    April 12 2013
    Outlet: MetroWest Daily News - Online, The

    Graphic displays terms for mayors in Massachusetts. Some say 4 years provides more stability, less campaigning Thomas Koch says he is perfectly satisfied with the two-year term he is serving as mayor of Quincy. He can, however, see some real ad
  • Star-spangled night at Fenway for Danvers singer �, Salem, MA
    April 12 2013
    Outlet: Salem News - Online, The, Salem, MA April 12, 2013 Star-spangled night at Fenway for Danvers singer BY ETHAN FORMAN STAFF WRITER ---- - DANVERS — Red Sox fans gladly removed their caps last night for Transportation Security Admini
  • The Irony of Margaret Thatcher
    Huffington Post, April 12 2013
    Outlet: Huffington Post, The

    Did I imagine it? I've trawled the Internet, and can find no mention of a visit she paid to the Imperial War Museum, where she gave a spellbinding talk about the Falkland Islands War. She described to us how she first heard the news that the Argentin
  • Letter: Event raises the bar in aiding our veterans
    April 12 2013
    Outlet: Gloucester Daily Times - Online, The

    On Saturday, the United Veterans Council of the City of Gloucester, Congressman John F. Tierney, state Senator Bruce E. Tarr, Mayor Carolyn Kirk, and the Gloucester Office is sponsoring “Operation Commitment To Our Troops” to be held at the Glouceste
  • Senate Republicans question EPA nominee Gina McCarthy
    Los Angeles Times, April 12 2013
    UMass Boston alumna Gina McCarthy ’76 appeared before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Thursday for a confirmation hearing on her nomination as the next administrator of the EPA. No date has been set for a confirmation vote.
  • What to Watch at Boston’s International and Independent Film Festivals
    Boston Magazine, April 11 2013
    A writeup on upcoming film festivals recommends festivalgoers check out “The Art & Politics of End Credits,” moderated by UMass Boston Film Series curator Chico Colvard. It's happening Sunday, April 28 at 1 p.m. at Somerville Theatre.
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