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  • Massachusetts prepares for aging population
    Wicked Local, February 01 2016
    Researchers in UMass Boston's McCormack Graduate School conducted a needs assessment which found the main issues facing Littleton’s senior population are transportation, housing, and caregiver support.
  • Provost’s office restructuring keeps focus on online learning
    January 31 2016
    Outlet: GW Hatchet - Online, The

    ... Jay Dee, an associate professor of leadership in education at the University of Massachusetts Boston who studies...
  • Study: Racial Discrimination In Mortgage Lending Continues To Impact African Americans, With A ...
    Atlanta Black Star, January 31 2016
    Jim Campen, professor emeritus of economics at UMass Boston, authored a recent study which finds that African Americans and Hispanics are rejected at significantly higher rates for home loans than white mortgage applicants.
  • Ahead of Iowa Caucus, Kasich Holds 85th Town Hall in N.H.
    NECN, January 31 2016
    Chair of Political Science Erin O'Brien says Republican presidential candidate John Kasich is making a strong impression in New Hampshire through effective advertising and dozens of town hall meetings with potential voters.
  • Passion rules Tewksbury mascot debate
    Wicked Local, January 31 2016
    J. Cedric Woods, director of the Institute for New England Native American Studies at UMass Boston, disagrees with the notion that high school athletic logos that claim to represent Native peoples are the best or only way to educate people about Native culture.
  • Hindu temple rises in Groton to meet growing community
    The Boston Globe, January 29 2016
    Hindu followers of the guru Shri Sai Baba are building a new temple in Groton to accommodate increased observance. The Asian-Indian American population in Massachusetts increased by 76 percent over a recent 10-year period, according to statistics from the Institute for Asian American Studies.
  • UMass Boston Film Series Opener Captures Rough- and-Tumble Street Life in NYC
    The Boston Globe, January 29 2016
    Khalik Allah's debut documentary, Field Niggas, opens the spring program of the UMass Boston Film Series on Tuesday night. The Globe says the film is "as assaultive as its title, yet seductive and beautiful."
  • Saugus Fire Chief Newbury graduates Fire Officer Management Training Program
    Wicked Local, January 29 2016
    Officers from several fire departments graduated from the 22nd offering of the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy’s Chief Fire Officer Management Training Program on Monday. The free program is offered in part by the McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management.
  • Barbie’s big makeover – a welcome change that’s ‘ridiculously late’
    The Guardian, January 28 2016
    Mattel’s “curvy” makeover of its Barbie dolls is “ridiculously late in its thinking,” according to Sharon Lamb, a professor of counseling and school psychology at UMass Boston.
  • 4 Western Massachusetts chief fire officers graduate from management program
    The Republican, January 28 2016
    Officers from several fire departments graduated from the 22nd offering of the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy’s Chief Fire Officer Management Training Program on Monday. The free program is offered in part by the McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management.
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