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  • Home repairs loom large for low-income seniors
    New Pittsburgh Courier, June 07 2015
    Article on how in older cities like Boston, elders find themselves “house-rich but cash-poor," mentions a report by the Gerontology Institute and the Boston Elderly Commission that shows that from 2000 to 2010, the elder population in Boston became more diverse.
  • UMass Endows Chair in Deval Patrick’s Name
    The Boston Globe, June 07 2015
    Photo of former Governor Deval Patrick sitting in a chair symbolizing UMass Boston's new Deval L. Patrick Chair in Social, Political, and Economic Innovation.
  • Economic Snapshot: May 2015
    Center for American Progress, June 06 2015
    In his monthly economic snapshot, Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller says job growth has been modest and inequality and poverty have remained high, while employers have cut back on crucial retirement and health benefits.
  • UMass Boston hits the halfway point in aggressive capital campaign
    Boston Business Journal, June 05 2015
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley is quoted on the Just Imagine campaign, which raised $52 million in its quiet phase.
  • UMass Boston launches $100 million fundraising campaign
    The Boston Globe, June 05 2015
    At its gala Thursday night, UMass Boston launched Just Imagine: The Campaign for the University of Massachusetts Boston. With a goal of $100 million, Just Imagine is the largest campaign in the school’s 50-year history.
  • New Holliston town administrator contract negotiations to start soon
    Wicked Local Holliston, June 05 2015
    The town of Holliston worked with the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management to hire the first new town administrator in 32 years.
  • It Came for My Cherry Trees
    Yesterday's Island, June 04 2015
    Nantucket Field Station Director Sarah Oktay writes about Eastern tent caterpillars, and why gardeners should detest them a little less.
  • Jeff Ritter, former Wayland official, named Holliston town administrator
    Wicked Local Holliston, June 03 2015
    The town of Holliston worked with the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management to hire the first new town administrator in 32 years.
  • Cutting Corruption: A Top Priority for Nigeria
    Voice of America, June 03 2015
    Darren Kew, director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development at UMass Boston, says even though power has changed hands in Nigeria, "all the government-sponsored corruption in the past is still very present."
  • Fitchburg City Council kills cameras at city intersections
    Lowell Sun, June 03 2015
    Representatives from the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management presented the results of an organizational study of Fitchburg's IT Department, Law Office and Purchasing Department to the Fitchburg City Council.
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