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Thursday Apr 17 | Circulation

Effect of Dietary Modification on Incident Carotid Artery Disease in...

From the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California at San Diego ; WHI Coordinating Center, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA ; Department of Family Medicine and Epidemiology, Brown University, Providence, RI ; Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts, Boston ; Department of Preventive ... (more)

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Related Topix: Evanston, IL, Northwestern University, University of Illinois Chicago, Women's Health, Health

Thursday Apr 17 | Patch.com

Bomb Threat at UMass Boston, Building Evacuated

The Wheatley Building at UMass Boston has been evacuated due to a bomb threat. UMass officials are asking everyone on campus to stay clear of the area until further notice.

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Thursday Apr 17 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

Walsh marks 47th birthday with status report on seniors, $206k grant for UMass Boston

Jacob Aguiar, Special to the Reporter Mayor Martin Walsh celebrated his forty-seventh birthday on familiar turf last Thursday: At UMass Boston's campus, he announced a $206,000 grant to university's Venture Development Center and the completion of a research report on Boston's growing elderly population.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

MTA Today

Lois Powers is the 2014 Mta Esp of the Year

Lois Powers, a career resource librarian in the Office of Career Services at UMass Boston and a member of the Classified Staff Union, has been named the 2014 MTA ESP of the Year.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

District Administration

Massachusetts adopts Torsh TALENT for early education and childcare

Torsh Inc. is proud to announce that it is partnering with the state of Massachusetts to introduce TALENT, its video-based coaching and feedback solution to early education instructors across the state as part of Massachusetts's EEC Peer Assistance and Coaching pilot.

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City of Boston

Mayor Walsh's Elderly Commission releases "Aging in Boston"

Boston Today Mayor Martin J. Walsh released "Aging in Boston," a comprehensive report on Boston seniors produced by the Boston Commission on Affairs of the Elderly in collaboration with the Center for Social and Demographic Research on Aging at the Gerontology Institute of the University of Massachusetts Boston.

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Related Topix: Boston, MA

Berkshire Eagle

MCLA announces honorees for May 17 commencement

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts will celebrate its 115th commencement exercises beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 17, in the Amsler Campus Center Gymnasium.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts , Berkshire County, MA, Fine Arts, Arts, Deval Patrick, US Governors

Provincetown.com

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By Chris Daniels April 8th, 2014 How can you get out for a new adventure, and help people at the same time? Benefit events abound in every community, but in Provincetown we've perfected the art of 'fun-raiser'! Whatever interest or favorite activity you enjoy can be found here, and many of them help to raise money for wonderful, hard-working ... (more)

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Related Topix: Provincetown, MA, Life, Charity , Truro, MA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Boston Herald

Four victims made the world a better place

Martin Richard , 8, of Dorchester loved the Bruins and Red Sox and, moments before he died, asked how old you have to be to run the marathon.

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Related Topix: Boston University, Opinion

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Patch.com

Actor Portrays Robert Frost on Wednesday

The Westborough Public Library announces "An Evening of Frost" with actor Stephen Collins on Wednesday, April 16 at 7 p.m. The event features a unique, interactive performance that includes a short biographical introduction to the poet's life, followed by a presentation and discussion of several of Frost's popular poems.

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Related Topix: Westborough, MA, Cambridge, MA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Provincetown.com

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By Chris Daniels April 8th, 2014 How can you get out for a new adventure, and help people at the same time? Benefit events abound in every community, but in Provincetown we've perfected the art of 'fun-raiser'! Whatever interest or favorite activity you enjoy can be found here, and many of them help to raise money for wonderful, hard-working ... (more)

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Related Topix: Provincetown, MA, Life, Charity , Truro, MA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Sampan

Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Summit convenes at UMass Boston

The East Coast Asian American Student Union organized the first Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Summit at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Massachusetts, University of Connecticut, Gay/Lesbian

Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

Mayor Walsh marks birthday with seniors report, grant at UMass Boston

UMass Boston students Bersabel Wondimagegnhu and Hembly Riva joined UMass Boston Chancellor Keith Motley and Mayor Marty Walsh during a Thursday check presentation.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Deval Patrick, US Governors

Wed Apr 09, 2014

WVIZ-TV Cleveland

Fight Continues Over Voting Rules Changes

Erin O'Brien, an associate professor at the University of Massachusetts Boston, says from 2006 to 2011 voting rule changes that constrained access to the ballot were seen mainly in Republican-controlled states, greatly impacting minorities.

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Related Topix: Cuyahoga County, OH, Cleveland, OH, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Business Wire

Online Program Development Expands in UMass System

UMassOnline provides marketing, technology and other support services for online programming originating from the five UMass campuses.

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Related Topix: UMass Amherst, UMass Dartmouth, UMass Lowell

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Provincetown.com

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By Chris Daniels April 8th, 2014 How can you get out for a new adventure, and help people at the same time? Benefit events abound in every community, but in Provincetown we've perfected the art of 'fun-raiser'! Whatever interest or favorite activity you enjoy can be found here, and many of them help to raise money for wonderful, hard-working ... (more)

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Related Topix: Provincetown, MA, Life, Charity , Truro, MA

Patch.com

Sudbury Celebrating Safe Return of Local Soldier

After 10 months away, SPC Timothy Hall is coming home. And Sudbury officials want to show him just how much his hometown appreciates his sacrifice.

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Related Topix: Sudbury, MA, US Military, US Army

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Philly.com

James Forten first black man to be honored as hero of the American Revolution

PHILADELPHIA James Forten's life was one of the most remarkable in Philadelphia history.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Collingdale, PA, Delaware County, PA

Sat Apr 05, 2014

MTA Today

Lois Powers is the 2014 Mta Esp of the Year

Lois Powers, a career resource librarian in the Office of Career Services at UMass Boston and a member of the Classified Staff Union, has been named the 2014 MTA ESP of the Year.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Boston.com

The Green Issue How Boston is - and should be - preparing for rising seas

THERE'S A DARK JOKE in the city planning community that refers to an exhibit at the Boston Public Library.

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Related Topix: Back Bay (Boston, MA), Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Hurricane, Hurricane Sandy

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