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  • BCC honors legacy of civil rights leader at church, annual breakfast
    Herald News, January 20 2015
    At an event honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. yesterday, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Aminah Pilgrim spoke of her own struggles with bullying and racism during her elementary and high school years, during which time she attended schools where she was often the only African American.
  • Beverly looks at efficiency in police, fire departments
    The Salem News, January 19 2015
    City leaders in Beverly are using the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management's Municipal Performance Management Program to study the operations and decision-making process in the police and fire departments.
  • New chancellor gets to know students, UNC Asheville
    Citizen-Times, January 19 2015
    Profile on UMass Boston alumna Mary K. Grant, who has started her new position as chancellor of the University of North Carolina Asheville. The public affairs alumna previously served as president of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.
  • Expanding our academic book series - Cambridge Scholars Publishing
    Cambridge Scholars Publishing, January 19 2015
    Cambridge Scholars Publishing is proud to have published the work of many noteworthy academics in recent years. Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters is one of our more established series.
  • Evan Falchuk presses for vote on Boston Olympics
    The Boston Globe, January 18 2015
    Associate Professor of Political Science Paul Watanabe says it is a smart move for United Independent Party Chair Evan Falchuk to tie himself to a big issue like the 2024 Summer Olympics. Pushing for a vote, Watanabe explained, will “keep his party and his name in front of the public."
  • Harvard prof ‘evolutionizes’ pharmaceuticals
    Boston Business Journal, January 16 2015
    Mentions enEvolv, a company located at the UMass Boston Venture Development Center.
  • 42 Student Startups That Won Big This Year
    BostInno‎, January 16 2015
    Mentions Overthink Notes, which won the Business Launch Competition sponsored by the UMass Boston Venture Development Center.
  • Can states solve the immigration crisis?
    CNNMoney‎, January 16 2015
    Mentions Global Entrepreneur in Residence Vivek Gupta and his startup WealthVine, which is launching at the UMass Boston Venture Development Center.
  • Soledad O’Brien Brings ‘Black in America’ Tour to College Campuses, January 16 2015
    Journalist Soledad O'Brien is traveling to college campuses across the country, including UMass Boston, and focusing on police brutality against minorities.
  • From tension and hostility to an era of more interracial peace
    The Boston Globe, January 16 2015
    Kenneth J. Cooper, editor of UMass Boston's Trotter Review, profiles Boston State College alumnus Mel King '52, a Boston mayoral finalist in 1983 and state representative from 1973 to 1982, and other individuals who have worked for equality in Boston.
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