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  • The Democratic Party’s two faces
    Boulder Weekly, March 14 2013
    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.
  • Boston Phoenix ceasing publication
    NECN, March 14 2013
    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.
  • Dot Hall of Fame welcomes Senate President Murray
    Dorchester Reporter, March 14 2013
    Article on how Senate President Therese Murray, who earned a certificate in management from UMass Boston, will be inducted into the Dorchester Hall of Fame on Saturday.
  • Rita McNally Brookline’s 2013 Woman of the Year
    Brookline Tab, March 14 2013
    Rita McNally, who taught at Boston State College and pursued a law degree in her 40s, will be honored next week by The Brookline Commission for Women.
  • Sullivan’s website borrows from past
    Boston Globe, March 12 2013
    Political Science Chairman Paul Watanabe criticizes a “lazy and lame” move by the campaign manager for Republican Senate candidate Michael Sullivan, who lifted policy declarations for Sullivan’s website from a former client, GOP House candidate Richard Tisei.
  • A taxing time for many at UMass
    Boston Globe, March 11 2013
    Student trustee Alexis Marvel, speaking to Globe columnist Adrian Walker, shares her personal story of struggling to fund a college education in a time of decreased state funding.
  • Beyond Deficit Scare-Mongering
    Common Dreams, March 10 2013
    Ellen Frank, a lecturer in the Economics Department, wrote this article analyzing current scholarship on U.S. deficit levels. She claims that politicians who stoke fears about the deficit are really just looking for cover to slash social welfare programs.
  • Video: UMass Boston breaks ground on academic building
    American School and University - Online, March 09 2013
    Article on how the UMass Boston broke ground on General Academic Building No. 1 two weeks ago includes a video on what is going to be inside.
  • Mass Tech Intern Partnership to Launch Monday 3/11
    BostInno, March 08 2013
    UMass Boston MBA student Tsung-Han Shen is the first intern placed as part of the Mass Tech Intern Partnership, a new public-private effort that will provide stipends for college student internships at Massachusetts’ tech companies. UMass Boston’s Venture Development Center is a partner in the new program.
  • Breaking With Tradition: The Future of Continuing Education
    The EvoLLLution, March 08 2013
    The ground is shifting in fundamental ways in higher education and the repositioning of continuing education (CE) units within an institution will play a strategic role for the financial survival of many colleges and universities.
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