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  • Fitness Band Sends Kids on Digital Humanitarian Missions
    WIRED, October 20 2015
    Jennifer L. Gregg, associate professor and chair of the Communication Department, comments on a wearable fitness tracker UNICEF has created. Gregg says strategic branding and endorsements from athletes are essential to the success of “health-cause” clothing and accessories.
  • Implementing the Iran Nuclear Deal, All Revved Up, and Joyce Carol Oates
    Boston Public Radio, October 19 2015
    David Cash, dean of the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, talks about the Plainridge Park Casino, fantasy sports, whether Vice President Joe Biden will run for president, and the bickering between Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Jeb Bush.
  • Mr. Joy and the Politics of Art
    Basic Black, October 19 2015
    Barbara Lewis, director of the William Monroe Trotter Institute for the Study of Black Culture, discusses Mr. Joy, currently on stage at ArtsEmerson, the politics of art, and representing communities of color on stage.
  • Department Awards $2.9 Million to Support Institutions Serving Asian American, Native American ...
    U.S. Department of Education, October 19 2015
    UMass Boston is one of ten campuses to receive grant money from the U.S. Department of Education to strengthen and expand educational opportunities for Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander students. UMass Boston's award is worth $299,999.
  • From Economics Professor To Aerobics Instructor
    Wall Street Journal, October 18 2015
    Profile on Mary Huff Stevenson, who retired from UMass Boston's Economics Department in 2012. Today she is a certified Nia instructor and teaches two other types of aerobics, Zumba Gold and Ageless Grace.
  • Unions slow to get behind candidates in presidential race
    Gloucester Times, October 18 2015
    Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham says the support of labor unions is "one of the core endorsements for candidates."
  • Easton considering town council
    The Boston Globe, October 17 2015
    With the help of the McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management, Easton's Special Act Charter Committee has written a proposed new charter that would substantially change the organization of local government.
  • State guide recognizes female councilors of color
    Cape Cod Times, October 15 2015
    Article on how two Hyannis women are featured in the state’s first guide dedicated to women of color elected to political office in Massachusetts. The McCormack Graduate School's Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy and the Women's Pipeline for Change released the guide last month.
  • Boston Scenes 10-15-2015 |Bay State Banner
    Bay State Banner, October 14 2015
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley is pictured in this slideshow of the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center's 20th Anniversary Gala. The chancellor received a Ground Breaking and Vision Award from Roxbury Community College at the event.
  • Latina women suffer worst from wage gap
    Bay State Banner, October 14 2015
    Ann Bookman, director of the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at the McCormack Graduate School, says women of all races earn 81 cents for every dollar a man earns and African American women earn 61 cents. Bookman took part in a Latina Equal Pay Day briefing.
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