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  • In Boston’s snowpocalypse, some find inspiration
    The Boston Globe, February 21 2015
    Jill McDonough, director of the MFA program in creative writing, has written a poem about the unprecedented snowfall for The Boston Globe.
  • UMass Boston hockey team seeks new heights
    The Enterprise, February 21 2015
    Men's hockey has their sights set on a conference championship. The team advanced to the ECAC East semifinals on Saturday. They will face Babson College this Saturday in the Beacons Ice Arena.
  • Brockton’s downtown college campus on track despite administration change
    The Enterprise, February 20 2015
    A planned satellite college campus in Brockton–-a collaboration among Massasoit Community College, Bridgewater State University and the University of Massachusetts Boston--is still moving forward despite the departure of Governor Deval Patrick, one of the project's champions.
  • Study emphasizes need for new senior center in Scituate
    The Patriot Ledger, February 20 2015
    Jan Mutchler, director of the Center for Social and Demographic Research on Aging at UMass Boston, told the Scituate select board that a third of the town's residents will be 60 or older by the year 2030.
  • Scholars Accept Challenge of Telling Haiti’s Complex Story
    Diverse: Issues In Higher Education, February 19 2015
    Associate Professor of Africana Studies Marc Prou is mentioned in this article discussing a recent increase in students across the country who want to study Haiti.
  • Why it’s OK to still be on your parents’ cellphone plan at age 26
    Business Insider, February 19 2015
    Varda Konstam, a professor emerita in the Department of Counseling and School Psychology, says young adults who are on their parents' phone plans aren't doing anything wrong, but should analyze the motives behind the arrangement.
  • Oscar contender ‘Boyhood’ may be one for the ages
    Boston Herald, February 19 2015
    Professor of American Studies Rachel Rubin says Boyhood, the 12-years-in-the-making film that chronicled the life of a boy from ages 5 to 18, may steal the show from Birdman when the 87th annual Academy Awards are handed out Sunday night.
  • Getting Naked at Serious Business
    Salon Today, February 18 2015
    Associate Professor of Management and Marketing Benyamin Lichtenstein joined more than 1,800 salon owners, managers and stylists last month in New Orleans for Serious Business 2015. Lichtenstein spoke at one of the convention's breakout sessions.
  • 4 Common Myths About Women and Money
    DailyWorth, February 17 2015
    Chair and Professor of Economics Julie Nelson disproved the stereotype that women are more risk-averse than men when it comes to investments.
  • West Gardiner’s Bane makes fall dean’s list
    Morning Sentinel, February 17 2015
    Junior Cassidy Elizabeth Bane, a 2012 Gardiner High School graduate, was named to the fall 2014 dean's list. Last month, the performing arts major received a Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Region 1 Award for costume construction.
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