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  • Save the date for the Mass. Memories Road Show
    Martha's Vineyard Times, September 16 2015
    UMass Boston's public history project, the Mass. Memories Road Show, is going to be on Martha's Vineyard on October 25.
  • Welcome Back, Odyssey Opera: Massenet’s ‘Le Cid’ In Concert At Jordan Hall
    WBUR-FM, September 16 2015
    Professor of English Lloyd Schwartz writes about the annual concert opera presented by Odyssey Opera.
  • One standout student
    Wicked Local - Mansfield, September 15 2015
    Article on Marshfield's Katie Myers, who received the the Malcolm W. Rowell Scholarship following the South Shore Conservatory's Summer Music Festival. The saxophone player is now pursuing a music degree at UMass Boston.
  • Professor Mine Ertugrul Featured in WalletHub’s 2015’s Healthiest Housing Markets
    WalletHub, September 14 2015
    Mine Ertugrul, assistant professor of finance, was featured in WalletHub’s study of 2015's Healthiest Housing Markets.
  • Clinton, Tacking Left on Economic Issues, Tries to Fend off Sanders Threat
    Al Jazeera America, September 14 2015
    Susan Moir, director of the Labor Resource Center, says there are important differences between the presidential campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. “The Democratic Party has failed on economics," Moir says. "Bernie's candidacy — that’s the reason it’s taken off."
  • Medal of Honor recipients to gather in Boston for convention this week
    The Boston Globe, September 14 2015
    The Congressional Medal of Honor Society’s annual convention includes visits to 12 area schools, including UMass Boston. The Medal of Honor is the nation’s highest military honor.
  • Jennifer De Leon Finally Sees Her Work Catch Fire
    The Boston Globe, September 14 2015
    Jennifer De Leon, who earned an MFA in fiction from UMass Boston in 2010, has earned two high-profile honors. The Boston Book Festival selected her short story “Home Movie” as its One City One Story read for 2015, and she is the children’s writer-in-residence at the Boston Public Library.
  • OUR OPINION: 3 stories of dedication and perseverance
    The Enterprise, September 13 2015
    The editors of The Enterprise called out new Honors College student Jackie Flynn. She's been invited to present her research on ticks at the Family Medicine Education Consortium in Danvers next month.
  • Can New England prevent an invasion of Chinese turtles?
    Christian Science Monitor, September 13 2015
    Article on Chinese soft-shell turtles cites information posted on the Boston Harbor Marine Ecosystem website developed by the School for the Environment. The site informs readers that when non-native species are introduced, "the original ecosystem can easily become unbalanced."
  • Lessons From Under the Coconut Tree
    The Boston Globe, September 12 2015
    Profile on Boston teacher Nathan Eckstrom, who took Associate Professor of Africana Studies Marc Prou's course in Haiti this summer. He traveled to Haiti to better be able to help his students.
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