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  • Obama’s pick to lead Education Department has close Boston ties
    The Boston Globe, October 02 2015
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley comments on John B. King, Jr., who has been tapped to assume the duties of departing Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. Motley co-founded Roxbury Preparatory Charter School with King and Evan Rudall.
  • Teamsters’ ‘Top Chef’ indictment triggers City Hall probe
    The Boston Globe, October 02 2015
    Labor Resource Center Director Susan Moir talks about accusations that an official in Mayor Marty Walsh's administration may have tried to pressure a Boston hotel and restaurant into canceling plan to host the filming of Top Chef.
  • Corporate climate scientists: advocates for science or protectors of status quo?
    The Conversation, October 02 2015
    Professor of Management David Levy, director of the Center for Sustainable Enterprise and Regional Competitiveness, writes about his team's research on corporate scientists and their stance on climate change.
  • Speaker DeLeo is in no hurry to leave - The Boston Globe
    October 02 2015
    Outlet: Boston Globe Online says. But that is changing and the publication's collaborators — UMass Boston's Center for Women in...
  • Even without Olympics, University of Massachusetts Boston forges ahead on dorms
    The Boston Globe, October 01 2015
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley tells Globe columnist Shirley Leung that building residence halls on UMass Boston's diverse urban campus is an issue of equity. “It’s about the opportunity of a whole population of students who should have an opportunity to succeed. We are not less than.”
  • New program teaches Cambridge Rindge students how to map genetic pathways
    Wicked Local, October 01 2015
    Nicolas Santiago, a junior at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School with a passion for science, worked in an X-ray crystallography lab at UMass Boston this summer.
  • WUMB Member Concert
    Vineyard Gazette, September 30 2015
    WUMB is hosting a free member concert on Martha’s Vineyard on Saturday, October 10, at the Loft in Oak Bluffs. The concert will feature Willy Mason, Krista Baroni, and Ian Fitzgerald.
  • Negotiating the gender wage gap
    The Boston Globe, September 30 2015
    This Boston Globe editorial mentions a Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy report that found Hispanic women who work as customer service representatives earn just 50 cents on the dollar compared with all men. The report was released this summer.
  • Hillary Clinton dominates fundraising ahead of primaries
    The Eagle-Tribune, September 30 2015
    Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham says if Vice President Joe Biden enters the race, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton could lose traction. “I think there are concerns within the party that she may not be the strongest candidate. We’ll have to see what happens,” he said.
  • Study assesses elderly population in Littleton
    Wicked Local Littleton, September 30 2015
    Jan Mutchler, director of the Center for Social and Demographic Research on Aging, spoke to Littleton selectmen about the center's findings on population projections. "You’re going to have a dramatic increase in the number of people who are 60-plus," she said.
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