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  • Obama Versus Obamacare: Acting at Big Pharma’s behest US president hurts India, others and his own
    The Times of India, February 11 2015
    Associate Professor of Economics Arjun Jayadev co-wrote this blog post arguing that the success of Obamacare will depend on the Obama administration’s other policies, particularly the ongoing discussions with India over intellectual property.
  • Nigeria confronts fallout of delayed election
    Christian Science Monitor, February 11 2015
    Darren Kew, executive director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, says Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan is "on the defensive" for the first time in years.
  • UMass Boston researcher tapped for Boston School Committee spot
    The Boston Globe, February 11 2015
    Miren Uriarte, a professor of human services at UMass Boston who has conducted extensive research on the achievement of Latinos and English-language learners, has been appointed to the Boston School Committee, Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced Wednesday.
  • As Boston Eyes the 2024 Olympics, Its Colleges See a Chance for Growth
    The Chronicle of Higher Education, February 11 2015
    With Boston’s surprise choice as the U.S. nominee to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games—based largely on a sales job linked to the state’s wealth of college campuses—visions of transformation already under way at UMass Boston are now burning even brighter.
  • The Way Forward for Biological Field Stations
    BioScience, February 10 2015
    Nantucket Field Station Director Sarah Oktay comments on a 2014 report which found biological field stations are at risk unless they modernize and better communicate their mission.
  • ‘Love Hotel’ by Jane Unrue
    The Boston Globe, February 09 2015
    Associate Professor of English Askold Melnyczuk reviews Love Hotel, a "mesmerizing new novel" by Jane Unrue.
  • Andrea Ciarletta, Watertown High/UMass Boston hockey
    The Boston Globe, February 07 2015
    Andrea Ciarletta, a 2012 inductee into the UMass Boston Athletics Hall of Fame and the Beacons all-time scoring leader in women's hockey, talks about her coaching jobs at Watertown High School and Hood Elementary School.
  • Milton High group hosts talks on race
    The Boston Globe, February 07 2015
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley will be among the panelists tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Milton High School for a discussion on civil rights issues past and present. The event is entitled “50 Years Later: Why the Struggle for Civil Rights Is Still Relevant.”
  • Nigeria Postpones Elections, Saying Security Is a Concern
    New York Times, February 07 2015
    Darren Kew, executive director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, comments on the delay of Nigeria's closely contested presidential election. The election will now be held March 28.
  • Underlying Divide
    War News Radio, February 06 2015
    Darren Kew, executive director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, and Eben Weitzman, director of graduate programs in conflict resolution, talk about the interfaith dialogue they are developing between Muslims and Christians.
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