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  • Economic Snapshot: September 2015
    Center for American Progress, September 29 2015
    "Economic growth has been relatively slow ... while still leaving many groups, such as communities of color, to suffer from high levels of unemployment and poverty," writes Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller in his latest appraisal of the U.S. economy.
  • An Accounting of Political Women of Color
    The Boston Globe, September 29 2015
    UMass Boston and the Women’s Pipeline for Change have just released a first-of-its-kind publication that profiles the state’s 94 women of color elected to public office. The publication was unveiled at a State House event on Tuesday.
  • Lost in the Hajj stampede was a pioneering journalist who united Christians and Muslims
    The World, September 29 2015
    Darren Kew, executive director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, shares his memories of the late Hajiya Bilkisu Yusuf, a pioneering Nigerian journalist and activist who united Christians and Muslims.
  • UMass Moves Tuna Lab to Boston
    Gloucester Times, September 29 2015
    The Large Pelagics Research Center, now part of UMass Boston's School for the Environment, is moving out of its Hodgkins Cove facility and looking for new office space in Gloucester.
  • Eileen Myles returns as a rock star of poetry
    The Boston Globe, September 28 2015
    Eileen Myles’s Chelsea Girls is being rereleased today. The poet is a 1971 alumna of UMass Boston.
  • Is Clinton’s Campaign Finance Reform Plan Just a Band-Aid?
    The Real News Network, September 27 2015
    Professor of Political Science Thomas Ferguson comments on presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign finance plan.
  • Rosenberg leads cross-border climate change, energy talks
    Recorder, September 26 2015
    David Cash, dean of the John W. McCormack Graduate School for Policy and Global Studies, delivered a presentation on regional environmental impacts during a meeting between a Massachusetts Senate delegation and colleagues from Quebec.
  • Initiative aims to make Boston more age friendly
    Wicked Local, September 25 2015
    Graduate Research Assistant Hayley Gleason spoke in Roslindale last week on behalf of the Gerontology Institute about the institution's partnership with the City of Boston to work on the Age-Friendly City Initiative.
  • Polito Pledges State Funds for Lawrence
    Eagle-Tribune, September 24 2015
    Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito has pledged aid to help Lawrence improve its financial planning, waste management, and economic development, including paying part of the cost of hiring the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management to develop what would be the city's first capital plan in a decade.
  • New Recording Provides A Soundtrack For A Forgotten Trojan War Musical
    NPR, September 24 2015
    Professor of English Lloyd Schwartz reviews a recording of a revival of The Golden Apple. The musical was originally produced in 1954.
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