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  • Boston mayoral race narrows, nomination signature deadline passes
    NECN, May 23 2013
    Political Science Department Chairman Paul Watanabe says organization and get-out-the-vote efforts may trump money and advertising in the crowded field of Boston mayoral candidates.
  • Sandini named interim executive assistant in Hudson
    MetroWest Daily News, May 22 2013
    Article on how the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management told Hudson selectmen that it could take between 90 and 120 days to search for a replacement for the retiring executive assistant.
  • New Maynard development would likely bring traffic congestion, says report
    Wicked Local Maynard, May 22 2013
    Article on how the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management did an independent peer review of the concept plan for a proposed large-scale shopping center and apartment complex.
  • UMass Boston to house a handful of classrooms in Corcoran Jennison’s Mount Vernon Street building, May 21 2013
    Article on how UMass Boston will lease space in the office building at 150 Mount Vernon St. in Dorchester for classrooms.
  • Gridlock likely, says report
    The Beacon-Villager, May 20 2013
    The town of Maynard commissioned the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management to conduct a study on the impact of a proposed large-scale shopping and residential complex. The Collins Center determined the development would greatly increase traffic congestion in town.
  • Walkers in stride to beat cancer
    Toronto Telegraph, May 19 2013
    A two-day, 39.3-mile walk to raise money for breast cancer research kicked off Saturday with the UMass Boston campus as a starting point.
  • Cultural settlement
    Boston Globe, May 18 2013
    The Institute for Asian American Studies at UMass Boston reports a 76 percent increase in the number of Indian heritage residents in Massachusetts from 2000 to 2010. The jump is especially noticeable in communities such as Shrewsbury, where nearly 9 percent of residents have Indian roots.
  • Wachusett students fare well at state science fair
    Worcester Telegram & Gazette, May 18 2013
    Article on how one of the top finishers of the Mass. State Science and Engineering Fair has received a four-year scholarship to UMass Boston. Jacob Grondin studied the eyespots of freshwater flatworms before and after regeneration for his project, Getting NERVEous.
  • Stonehill College names East Providence native Denning as new president
    East Bay Newspapers, May 18 2013
    The Rev. John Denning, a doctoral candidate in higher education administration at UMass Boston, has been named the new president of Stonehill College in Easton. Denning is currently the vice president for student affairs at Stonehill.
  • As ‘The Office’ ends, other workplace shows find a big TV audience
    Kansas City Star, May 17 2013
    The popularity of “The Office” has triggered a wave a TV shows set in the workplace, but Professor of Applied Linguistics Pepi Leistyna says some of these programs depict working people as “clowns” or “social deviants.”
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