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  • 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.
  • Think your drink
    April 10 2013
    Outlet: Patriot Ledger - Online, The

    What did you drink today? Do you know what is actually in your beverage? Did you know the average 20 oz. soft drink has at least 12 teaspoons of sugar? Join us on Wednesday April 17th at 10:00 am at the Thomas Crane Public Library for a fun and in
  • The Nine Lives of the Internet Cat Video Festival
    April 10 2013
    Outlet: Huffington Post, The

    The world's first Internet Cat Video Festival was an unparalleled and unexpected success. A viral sensation online, sparking news headlines worldwide, the festival itself saw the convergence of 10,000 people -- some in costumes, others cradling kitty
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