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  • Canton’s Olivia Murphy Earns 3rd ECAC All-Region Honor
    Canton Citizen, April 17 2015
    For the third time in her career, Canton native Olivia Murphy, a junior forward on the UMass Boston women’s basketball team, has been named to the ECAC Division III New England Women’s Basketball All-Star team.
  • Wealth Inequality Grows Among US Universities, Study Finds
    The Boston Globe, April 16 2015
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley talks to the Globe about the increasing need for public universities to seek private financial support. “We’re seeking private financial support in ways that my predecessors...would have never dreamed they would have to,” Motley said.
  • Dean DiSalvio discusses the changing landscape in higher education
    The evoLLLution, April 15 2015
    Staying above water: changes critical to institutional competitiveness in the modern era
  • Boston remembers the victims of the Marathon bombing
    WHDH, April 15 2015
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley appears in this story on tributes to the Boston Marathon victims. "Our hearts were heavy as we remembered Krystle Campbell and the other victims," Motley said at an event honoring the first two recipients of the Krystle Campbell Scholarship.
  • Fund-raising and Raising Online Profiles
    The Boston Globe, April 15 2015
    Werner Kunz, associate professor of marketing and director of UMass Boston's Digital Media Lab, comments on how social media has become critical for nonprofits and corporations. Kunz says social media success is dependent on finding the right trigger.
  • Boston Marathoners Running in Honor of Krystle Campbell Make Fundraising Push, April 14 2015
    Four runners from Medford running in the Boston Marathon to raise money for the Krystle Campbell Scholarship Fund are looking to achieve their fundraising goals. Campbell, a former UMass Boston student and Medford resident, died in the marathon bombing two years ago.
  • Popular K-Cups Piling up in Landfills
    Al Jazeera America, April 14 2015
    Lecturer in Chemistry Christopher Katz comments on K-Cups, which are not fully recyclable. "It's engineered for certain properties," Katz said in the video interview.
  • Boston Police, Fire departments lag behind in diversity
    The Boston Globe, April 14 2015
    Barbara Lewis, director of the William Monroe Trotter Institute for the Study of Black History and Culture, comments on a Walsh administration report that found Boston police and fire departments are the least racially diverse Boston city agencies. “It's a major challenge," she said.
  • Full Circle Initiative Helps AAPI Students Close Gap
    Diverse, April 13 2015
    Sara Boxell, program assistant for UMass Boston's Asian American Student Success Program, explains how an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) grant supports writing seminars aimed at helping students pass UMass Boston's writing proficiency requirement.
  • Capital budget would be first in 11 years
    Eagle-Tribune, April 13 2015
    Lawrence Mayor Daniel Rivera has engaged the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management to develop a capital budget for the city, which would be the city's first in 11 years.
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