In the Media


  • 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.
  • Keeping control could be boon or bust for Hillary Clinton
    Boston Herald, April 11 2015
    Ahead of Hillary Clinton's announcement yesterday that she would run for president in 2016, Associate Professor and Chair of Political Science Erin O'Brien anticipated the announcement rollout would be "overproduced" to ensure it went smoothly.
  • Columbia Point building boom goes on in face of Olympics push
    Dorchester Reporter, April 09 2015
    Article mentions that UMass Boston has signed a lease for the fourth floor of the Corcoran Jennison-owned Bayside Office Center.
  • More college students living on Boston campuses
    The Boston Globe, April 09 2015
    Article on a City of Boston report on the number of students living on college campuses in Boston mentions that there are plans to add residence hall beds at UMass Boston.
  • Falchuk: No taxpayer money for Olympics
    Wicked Local Newton, April 08 2015
    A UMass Boston and The Boston Foundation report puts the total cost of the 2024 Summer Olympic Games at $9.1 billion dollars.
  • Nigeria Elections 2015: Gubernatorial Contests Could Make Or Break Fragile Democracy
    International Business Times, April 08 2015
    Darren Kew, executive director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, is quoted in this article on this weekend's gubernatorial elections in Nigeria. Kew says the All Progressives Congress "certainly has the wind in its sails."
  • Boston National Poetry Month Festival, April 9 -12 2015
    Somerville News, April 08 2015
    Professor of English Lloyd Schwartz will be taking part in the Boston National Poetry Festival.
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