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  • The week in review
    The Haverhill Gazette, February 05 2015
    Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham praised Governor Charlie Baker's handling of the first storm of his tenure. "It certainly seems to have gone smoothly," Cunningham said.
  • Soledad O’Brien brings series to UMass Boston
    The Boston Globe, February 05 2015
    Journalist Soledad O'Brien brought her Black in America Tour to UMass Boston yesterday and engaged with students and a panel that included Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Aminah Pilgrim.
  • UMass trustees to meet Friday to talk about search for new system president
    The Republican, February 04 2015
    The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting tomorrow to appoint a committee to begin the search for a new president. President Robert Caret announced in December his plans to resign to take the top post at the University of Maryland.
  • The Pursuit of Beauty
    The New Yorker, February 02 2015
    Mathematics Department Chair Eric Grinberg comments on former colleague Yitang Zhang, who received several prizes, including a MacArthur award, for solving a problem that had been open for more than a hundred and fifty years.
  • As Global Terrorist Attacks Surge, Governments Struggle for Answers
    The Washington Diplomat, February 01 2015
    Darren Kew, executive director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, says administrations in Nigeria have shown sensitivity to international scrutiny.
  • Baker Passes First Big Political Test: Handling A Huge Snowstorm
    WBUR, January 30 2015
    Associate Professor of Political Science Mo Cunningham says new Governor Charlie Baker had a different demeanor than predecessor Deval Patrick during recent storms, but proved to be an "active, hands-on, [an] engaged leader, exactly what he promised to be during the campaign."
  • UMass exploring ‘public-private’ bids to build first-ever Dorchester dorms
    Dorchester Reporter, January 29 2015
    The UMass Building Authority is moving forward with plans to build its first-ever residence hall on the campus of UMass Boston. A request for proposals will be issued this spring seeking private developers who would lease land from the university to build a 1,000-bed facility with a dining hall.
  • Columbia Point owners caught off guard by Olympic vision
    Dorchester Reporter, January 29 2015
    Boston 2024 Chairman John Fish says it is premature to have detailed discussions with property owners at this stage of the planning for the 2024 Olympics. Initial plans in the committee's bid call for an Olympic Village on UMass Boston's Bayside property.
  • Holliston: Selectmen hear pitch on executive search
    January 29 2015
    Outlet: MetroWest Daily News - Online, The

    ...To start recruiting, the board invited a representative from the Edwards J. Collins Center for Public Management to its meeting...
  • Treat Boko Haram As Global Challenge Nigerian Dons
    January 29 2015
    Outlet: The Nigerian Voice

    ...writer, and Fellow of the William Joiner Centre for War and Social Consequences, University of Massachusetts, Boston; and a criminologist...
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