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  • Baker Not First Governor To Tackle Homelessness, But Will He Be The First To Succeed?
    March 06 2015
    Outlet: New England Public Radio

    ...child care, job training, rental assistance and substance abuse treatments. UMass Boston Public Policy professor Donna Friedman says it could...
  • Meehan seen as contender for next UMass head
    Boston Globe, March 03 2015
    Outlet: Boston Globe Online/

    ...minorities, a reflection of the student body across the five campuses. The name of UMass Boston's chancellor, J. Keith Motley, has...
  • Gov. Charlie Baker proposes $100 million tax amnesty program
    March 03 2015
    Outlet: Republican Online/

    ...Jackson, dean of the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston, was the commissioner...
  • Celebrating the Chinese New Year on stage
    March 02 2015
    Outlet: Universal Hub

    See it larger. The Confucius Institute of UMass Boston rang in the Chinese New Year and the Year of the Goat...
  • Students and faculty call for Asian American studies
    Yale Daily News, March 01 2015
    Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies Loan Dao presented on her research in Asian American political participation during Yale University's Asian American Studies Conference on Friday and Saturday.
  • Living on Earth Radio and our Boston Harbor Islands
    Public Radio International - Living on Earth, March 01 2015
    On the February 27 show hear Marc Albert, program Manager at the National Park Service, discuss biodiversity and our Boston Harbor Islands.
  • Walsh holds forum to hear concerns from older residents
    The Boston Globe, March 01 2015
    The UMass Boston Gerontology Institute is partnering with Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and AARP on the Age-Friendly Boston initiative. About 100 Bostonians attended an event at Faneuil Hall on Saturday. According to a Gerontology Institute report, 88,000 residents over 60 lived in Boston in 2010.
  • Charlie Titus of UMass Boston changed players’ lives
    Boston Globe, March 01 2015
    Column on Charlie Titus's 40-year coaching career, which ended last week. "We love to swaddle professional athletes in adulation," Christopher L. Gasper writes. "The real heroes are people such as Titus, making a difference in the community and paying forward the opportunity for success."
  • Lives and times
    Boston Globe, February 28 2015
    In making Strongman, Zachary Levy spent nine years recording the life of Stanley “Stanless Steel” Pleskun, a showman who can bend a penny and can lift a pickup high enough to slip a piece of paper under the wheels, but who has to make a living collecting scrap metal. The film will be shown for free on Thursday, March 5 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom as part of the UMass Boston Film Series.
  • Buyer withdraws from sale of Globe headquarters
    Boston Globe, February 28 2015
    The Boston Globe said Friday it would not sell its Morrissey Boulevard headquarters to Winstanley Enterprises as planned because one of the buyer’s financiers withdrew from the project.
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