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  • An honor for Mayor Lisa Wong of Fitchburg
    The Boston Globe, July 17 2015
    Article on Fitchburg Mayor Lisa Wong, who is being honored by the Women’s Pipeline for Change, mentions that Wong was a research fellow for a project with the Pipeline and UMass Boston's Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy.
  • UMass fixes tuition billing quirk
    The Boston Globe, July 17 2015
    For the first time in its history, the UMass system will no longer have to return tuition it collects from students to the state, a change which the system says will make billing more transparent for students and families.
  • LETTER: Thanks for support of Burial Hill research
    Old Colony Memorial and Plymouth Bulletin Online, July 15 2015
    David Landon, associate director of UMass Boston's Andrew Fiske Memorial Center for Archaeological Research, wrote this letter to the editor. For the second straight summer, he led students in a dig on Burial Hill as part of “Project 400: The Plymouth Colony Archaeological Survey."
  • Waist size matters in diagnosing obesity among minorities
    Your Houston News, July 15 2015
    Associate Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Studies Laura Hayman says we need to think beyond body mass index. In a statement published this week, the American Heart Association says measuring body mass index may not be enough to diagnose obesity in some minority groups.
  • Donald Trump steering GOP field into tough topics
    Boston Herald, July 12 2015
    Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science Erin O'Brien says insurgent billionaire Donald Trump is "an agenda-setter right now in the Republican Party" whose unvarnished commentary may force his opponents "to take more radical positions."
  • Obama’s Environmental Legacy, with EPA Chief Gina McCarthy
    Big Think, July 10 2015
    UMass Boston alumna Gina McCarthy '76, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, says President Obama has established a "tremendous legacy" on environmental issues.
  • UMass Boston hosts Asian American digital storytelling summit
    Sampan, July 10 2015
    The Asian American Studies Program and the Asian American Student Success Program hosted a national summit on digital storytelling in Asian American studies on June 18.
  • Greece has until Sunday for new deal, say euro-creditors
    The Hamilton Spectator Online, July 08 2015
    Commenting on Greece's debt crisis, Assistant Professor of Economics Charalampos Konstantinidis says, "My sense is that any proposal that comes from Greece will have debt relief in the centre. Whether this is something or not the creditors want to discuss is another situation.”
  • CAPE COD COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Joint admission nursing program
    Wicked Local Plymouth, July 06 2015
    UMass Boston's College of Nursing and Health Sciences has signed a joint agreement with Cape Cod Community College that establishes a joint admission program leading from the CCCC associate degree in nursing directly into the bachelor of science in nursing program at UMass Boston.
  • GOP nominees sit in the palms of Mitt Romney’s hands
    Boston Herald, July 05 2015
    Chair and Professor of Political Science Erin O'Brien calls former Massachusetts governor and ex-presidential candidate Mitt Romney “a kingmaker in terms of finances."
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