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  • Cultural Perceptions Of Mental Illness
    WGBH News, May 05 2014
    Professor of Sociology Stephanie Hartwell discusses how cultural factors affect the rate at which Latinos seek treatment for mental illness.
  • Rebuilding Afghanistan after US withdrawal
    Anadolu Agency, May 05 2014
    The future prospects for a secure Afghanistan depend on whether the country's various political and cultural factions can cooperate in the absence of U.S. forces, says Michael Keating of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development.
  • Gerontologists in Demand, but Degree Programs Languish
    The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 05 2014
    Provost Winston Langley talks to the Chronicle of Higher Education about his vision for a renewed undergraduate program in gerontology, which could include a mix of online and on-campus courses, and perhaps a new name.
  • Why over 250 abducted Nigerian schoolgirls remain missing
    CBC News, May 03 2014
    Associate Professor Darren Kew says the Nigerian military lacks the manpower to adequately respond to the mass kidnapping of more than 300 girls, allegedly by the separatist group Boko Haram.
  • Hackers get to hone cybersecurity skills
    The Boston Globe, May 03 2014
    About 60 people with elite cybersecurity skills visited UMass Boston on Saturday to attempt to hack into protected computer networks as part of a statewide contest that could lead to jobs for the top finishers.
  • UMass Boston tops-off work on newest academic building
    Dorchester Reporter, May 02 2014 a high cost institution. State Senate President Therese Murray, a UMass Boston graduate, also attended the topping-ff event. When asked about...
  • $1.19 Million Grant Awarded to Promote Science Teacher Leadership
    NewsChannel 10, May 02 2014
    May 02, 2014 Mercy College is excited to team up with University of Massachusetts at Boston and Montclair State University in New Jersey to become...
  • UMass Boston’s $500M New Look
    Bisnow, May 01 2014
    Wednesday's topping-off ceremony for General Academic Building No. 1 is another milestone in the redevelopment of the UMass Boston campus, Chancellor J. Keith Motley says.
  • Computer Pros Will Hack Their Way to a New Job During Cyber Aces Competition
    Boston Magazine, May 01 2014
    This weekend UMass Boston will host the Cyber Aces State Competition, an exclusive event sponsored by Governor Deval Patrick that allows cybersecurity sleuths to display their skills for potential employers.
  • Boko Haram And A Mass Kidnapping In Nigeria
    On Point with Tom Ashbrook, May 01 2014
    Darren Kew, associate professor in the Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance, talks about the mass kidnapping of 200 teenage girls in Nigeria.
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