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Dallas Morning News
Shaheen Pasha: How my NICU baby taught me to let go of controlremoved the prongs from his nose. But Dani just took a deep breath and smiled.
Shaheen Pasha: How my NICU baby taught me to let go of control
Dallas Morning News / Posted 2 hours ago
removed the prongs from his nose. But Dani just took a deep breath and smiled. He knew it was time. I just had to follow his lead. Shaheen Pasha is an assistant professor of journalism at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Twitter: @prof... Read more
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Boston Herald
Silver Lake's Anthony Videtto named Gatorade Player of the Year for MassachusettsInn and as a youth baseball coach. Videtto has signed a National Letter of Int
Silver Lake's Anthony Videtto named Gatorade Player of the Year for Massachusetts
Boston Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
Inn and as a youth baseball coach. Videtto has signed a National Letter of Intent to play baseball on scholarship at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst this fall. Videtto joins recent Gatorade Massachusetts Baseball Players of the Year... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Brides rocking the midriff-baring or jumpsuit-wearing trendcivil ceremony. She and her groom, Jeff Lanard, chose as their venue the buildi
Brides rocking the midriff-baring or jumpsuit-wearing trend
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 hours ago
civil ceremony. She and her groom, Jeff Lanard, chose as their venue the building where they met, the campus centre at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. "I wanted to feel like a bride, but not so bridal," she said. "We wanted it to be... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Growing Each Day: Can Having a Beard make you a Better Person?Professor of Psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine. He is a graduat
Growing Each Day: Can Having a Beard make you a Better Person?
The Jewish Press / Posted 7 hours ago
Professor of Psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine. He is a graduate of The College of William and Mary, The University of Massachusetts Medical School, and The Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program where he was Chief... Read more
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iol.co.za
Liar, liar, your memory is not on fireWashington - In the early 2000s, psychologists at the University of Massachuset
Liar, liar, your memory is not on fire
iol.co.za / Posted 9 hours ago
Washington - In the early 2000s, psychologists at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, conducted a study on everyday dishonesty. They recruited a few hundred students, put the students into pairs, and told the pairs to have 10 minute... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Joffe-Halpern is back in the local health care game with Berkshire AHECand James Wilusz, and ex-officio member Linda Cragin, program director for the
Joffe-Halpern is back in the local health care game with Berkshire AHEC
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 16 hours ago
and James Wilusz, and ex-officio member Linda Cragin, program director for the Massachusetts AHEC Program based at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. "I'm lucky to continue to work with the type of organization where you can make... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
The budget war's hidden $4.5 billion impacthundreds of millions of dollars a year, and have gone to court in a bid to spri
The budget war's hidden $4.5 billion impact
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 17 hours ago
hundreds of millions of dollars a year, and have gone to court in a bid to spring free their money. The report was prepared by local demographer Rob Paral and by the Public Policy Center at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth. READ THE RE... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
UMass accepting more students from out of statecredit university of massachusetts AMHERST, Mass. (WWLP)- The University of Ma
UMass accepting more students from out of state
WWLP Springfield / Posted 17 hours ago
credit university of massachusetts AMHERST, Mass. (WWLP)- The University of Massachusetts is is accepting more students from out of state, according to a new report from the Pioneer Institute. UMass enrollment increased more than 27% between 2005... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
The budget war's hidden $4.5 billion problemhundreds of millions of dollars a year, and have gone to court in a bid to spri
The budget war's hidden $4.5 billion problem
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 19 hours ago
hundreds of millions of dollars a year, and have gone to court in a bid to spring free their money. The report was prepared by local demographer Rob Paral and by the Public Policy Center at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth. READ THE RE... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers untangle disease-related protein misfoldingand tools to bear on these complex cellular processes. Today a research group
Researchers untangle disease-related protein misfolding
PhysOrg / Posted 20 hours ago
and tools to bear on these complex cellular processes. Today a research group with expertise in protein folding at the University of Massachusetts Amherst led by biochemist Daniel Hebert reports for the first time how a key protein in the blood... Read more
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PhysOrg
A history of snowfall on Greenland, hidden in ancient leaf waxesin the University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences who completed much of
A history of snowfall on Greenland, hidden in ancient leaf waxes
PhysOrg / Posted 22 hours ago
in the University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences who completed much of the study as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. "Climate models and observations suggest that as temperatures rise, snowfall over... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Interim dean announced for U of A Bumpers Collegevice president for academic programs in the U of A System Division of Agricultu
Interim dean announced for U of A Bumpers College
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 23 hours ago
vice president for academic programs in the U of A System Division of Agriculture since 2010, has been named provost at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. The search for a permanent dean is expected to begin in the fall. About the Dale... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Aviva Chomsky, Will the Millennial Movement Rebuild the Ivory Tower or Be Crushed by It?Free speech advocates Daphne Patai and the ACLU's Harvey Silvergate, for exampl
Aviva Chomsky, Will the Millennial Movement Rebuild the Ivory Tower or Be Crushed by It?
Op-Ed News / Posted 23 hours ago
Free speech advocates Daphne Patai and the ACLU's Harvey Silvergate, for example, bemoan a new diversity requirement at the University of Massachusetts for its "politicization of education.") In a response that, under the circumstances, might at... Read more
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FOX News
Scientists: Michelle Obama's nutrition facts label not based on scienceof the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, and Eric A. Decker, the head
Scientists: Michelle Obama's nutrition facts label not based on science
FOX News / Posted yesterday
of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, and Eric A. Decker, the head of the Department of Food Science at the University of Massachusetts, was submitted to the Office of Management and Budget. The scientists said the new label is... Read more
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Philly.com
Benjamin P. Fiddler, 21, student, swimmerdeath is a coroner's case. The cause of death was pending. Known as Ben, Mr. F
Benjamin P. Fiddler, 21, student, swimmer
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
death is a coroner's case. The cause of death was pending. Known as Ben, Mr. Fiddler was a political science major at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Mass., where he had just completed his junior year. He was thinking about taking a... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Scientists create computational network model to understand human physiology and diseasetest in the human network. It will allow us to see if and what we find in the i
Scientists create computational network model to understand human physiology and disease
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
test in the human network. It will allow us to see if and what we find in the interaction between bacteria and worms may translate to interactions between bacteria and human gut cells," Walhout said. University of Massachusetts Med... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers developing web-based, decision-support tool for osteoarthritis patientsthe effectiveness of their care options," said PCORI Executive Director Joe Sel
Researchers developing web-based, decision-support tool for osteoarthritis patients
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
the effectiveness of their care options," said PCORI Executive Director Joe Selby, MD, MPH. "We look forward to following the study's progress and working with UMass Medical School to share the results." University of Massachusetts Medical... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
New and expanded medical definitions create more patients, a lucrative market for drug firmslabeled a "pernicious problem." "It's not about research fraud," said study co
New and expanded medical definitions create more patients, a lucrative market for drug firms
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted yesterday
labeled a "pernicious problem." "It's not about research fraud," said study co-author Lisa Cosgrove, a bioethicist at the University of Massachusetts, in an interview. "It's just that we have a wealth of data now that clearly shows industry-funded... Read more
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Boston Globe
UMass lab steps up tick testing as season hits high gearAs tick season kicks into high gear, researchers at the University of Massachus
UMass lab steps up tick testing as season hits high gear
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
As tick season kicks into high gear, researchers at the University of Massachusetts are stepping up their efforts to test ticks that people find on themselves or their pets for diseases that could possibly be passed on. The Laboratory of Medical... Read more
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Lowell Sun
UMass lab steps up tick-testing effortsBOSTON (AP) -- A University of Massachusetts laboratory that tests ticks that p
UMass lab steps up tick-testing efforts
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
BOSTON (AP) -- A University of Massachusetts laboratory that tests ticks that people find on themselves or their pets for diseases that could possibly be passed on is stepping up its efforts as tick season kicks into high gear. The Laboratory of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Chinatown fights for its lifeluxury high rises nearby that are driving up housing prices in Chinatown. Andr
Chinatown fights for its life
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
luxury high rises nearby that are driving up housing prices in Chinatown. Andrew Leong, an associate professor at the University of Massachusetts Boston, and the Boston Public Health Commission said in separate reports that the population of... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Stonehill graduates urged to get involved in their community, forgiveoffice products company that has grossed more than $1.6 billion in sales; and J
Stonehill graduates urged to get involved in their community, forgive
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted yesterday
office products company that has grossed more than $1.6 billion in sales; and J. Keith Motley, the eighth chancellor of the University of Massachusetts-Boston. Graduate speaker Elveera Lacina also urged fellow graduates to get involved in their... Read more
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The New Canaan News
UMass lab steps up tick testing effortsshows a deer tick under a microscope in the entomology lab at the University of
UMass lab steps up tick testing efforts
The New Canaan News / Posted yesterday
shows a deer tick under a microscope in the entomology lab at the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown, R.I. The University of Massachusetts Laboratory of Medical Zoology in Amherst is stepping up efforts in May 2016, to test ticks that... Read more
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Greenwich Time
UMass lab steps up tick testing effortsshows a deer tick under a microscope in the entomology lab at the University of
UMass lab steps up tick testing efforts
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
shows a deer tick under a microscope in the entomology lab at the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown, R.I. The University of Massachusetts Laboratory of Medical Zoology in Amherst is stepping up efforts in May 2016, to test ticks that... Read more
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The News-Times
UMass lab steps up tick testing effortsshows a deer tick under a microscope in the entomology lab at the University of
UMass lab steps up tick testing efforts
The News-Times / Posted yesterday
shows a deer tick under a microscope in the entomology lab at the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown, R.I. The University of Massachusetts Laboratory of Medical Zoology in Amherst is stepping up efforts in May 2016, to test ticks that... Read more
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Darien News-Review
UMass lab steps up tick testing effortsshows a deer tick under a microscope in the entomology lab at the University of
UMass lab steps up tick testing efforts
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
shows a deer tick under a microscope in the entomology lab at the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown, R.I. The University of Massachusetts Laboratory of Medical Zoology in Amherst is stepping up efforts in May 2016, to test ticks that... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
UMass lab steps up tick testing effortsshows a deer tick under a microscope in the entomology lab at the University of
UMass lab steps up tick testing efforts
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted yesterday
shows a deer tick under a microscope in the entomology lab at the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown, R.I. The University of Massachusetts Laboratory of Medical Zoology in Amherst is stepping up efforts in May 2016, to test ticks that... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
UMass lab steps up tick testing effortsshows a deer tick under a microscope in the entomology lab at the University of
UMass lab steps up tick testing efforts
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
shows a deer tick under a microscope in the entomology lab at the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown, R.I. The University of Massachusetts Laboratory of Medical Zoology in Amherst is stepping up efforts in May 2016, to test ticks that... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
UMass lab steps up tick testing effortsshows a deer tick under a microscope in the entomology lab at the University of
UMass lab steps up tick testing efforts
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted yesterday
shows a deer tick under a microscope in the entomology lab at the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown, R.I. The University of Massachusetts Laboratory of Medical Zoology in Amherst is stepping up efforts in May 2016, to test ticks that... Read more
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Connecticut Post
UMass lab steps up tick testing effortsshows a deer tick under a microscope in the entomology lab at the University of
UMass lab steps up tick testing efforts
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
shows a deer tick under a microscope in the entomology lab at the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown, R.I. The University of Massachusetts Laboratory of Medical Zoology in Amherst is stepping up efforts in May 2016, to test ticks that... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
UMass lab steps up tick testing effortsBOSTON (AP) - A University of Massachusetts laboratory that tests ticks that pe
UMass lab steps up tick testing efforts
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 2 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - A University of Massachusetts laboratory that tests ticks that people find on themselves or their pets for diseases is stepping up its efforts as tick season kicks into high gear. The Laboratory of Medical Zoology in Amherst is... Read more
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Salon.com
Another harmful stereotype shattered: Employees with criminal records make better employeespeople with criminal records may actually do a better job than those without. R
Another harmful stereotype shattered: Employees with criminal records make better employees
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
people with criminal records may actually do a better job than those without. Researchers from Harvard University and the University of Massachusetts Amherst tracked 1.3 million people—5,000 of whom had prior felony convictions——who enlisted in... Read more
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News.com.au
Robots to build Mars settlementhasn’t quite harmonised its 28 torque-controlled joints and nearly 200 sensors
Robots to build Mars settlement
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
hasn’t quite harmonised its 28 torque-controlled joints and nearly 200 sensors after arriving at a robotics centre at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell. Here’s Val at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell's robotics centre in Lowell, Mass.... Read more
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Boston Globe
The VIP Lounge: Lindsay Luvand was recently named “Lifestyle Liaison” at The London West Hollywood at Beve
The VIP Lounge: Lindsay Luv
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
and was recently named “Lifestyle Liaison” at The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills hotel. We caught up with the University of Massachusetts at Amherst graduate, who lives in Los Angeles, to talk about all things travel. Favorite... Read more
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Guelph Mercury
Archaeologists rediscover Emily Dickinson’s homestead gardensthat had been filled with large, flat fieldstones, said the team leader, Kerry
Archaeologists rediscover Emily Dickinson’s homestead gardens
Guelph Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
that had been filled with large, flat fieldstones, said the team leader, Kerry Lynch of Archaeological Services at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Beside the trench were a few patches of rubble and fragments of granite. The granite... Read more
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Boston Globe
UMass can’t winwin. It wasn’t too long ago, six years to be exact, I was reading, in this ver
UMass can’t win
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
win. It wasn’t too long ago, six years to be exact, I was reading, in this very newspaper, people complaining that the University of Massachusetts’ flagship campus in Amherst was a second-tier state school, nowhere close to the Michigans and... Read more
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The Irish Times
Death of respected UCD economics professor Brendan Walsh (76)He graduated in economics from UCD in 1961 and held a PhD from Boston College.
Death of respected UCD economics professor Brendan Walsh (76)
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
He graduated in economics from UCD in 1961 and held a PhD from Boston College. Before joining the ESRI, he lectured at the University of Massachusetts and Tufts University. Known for the diversity of his academic interests, he published widely in... Read more
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Boston Globe
MayorWalsh trying to keep focus amid scandalis perceived as a decent and honest guy, and as a strong labor man,” said Mauri
MayorWalsh trying to keep focus amid scandal
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
is perceived as a decent and honest guy, and as a strong labor man,” said Maurice Cunningham, a political scientist at the University of Massachusetts Boston. “Those two perceptions are in tension in this story.” Boston hasn’t seen a strong... Read more
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Boston Globe
Talking pointsand increase the annual number of leaves taken by 13,000, according to projecti
Talking points
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
and increase the annual number of leaves taken by 13,000, according to projections in a report released Thursday by the University of Massachusetts Boston. A business group that opposes the measure, however, estimates that costs — which would be... Read more
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Boston Globe
Welfare to work requirement from 1996 law gets little attention on campaign traileconomy.” “These policies ignore the very poor,” said Susan R. Crandall, direc
Welfare to work requirement from 1996 law gets little attention on campaign trail
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
economy.” “These policies ignore the very poor,” said Susan R. Crandall, director of the Center for Social Policy at the University of Massachusetts Boston. “There is an assumption that people are able to work. But in many cases jobs are out of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Should women explain gaps in their resume after raising a family?the experiment. They said it was too far removed from the actual job-hunting p
Should women explain gaps in their resume after raising a family?
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
the experiment. They said it was too far removed from the actual job-hunting process. Ofer Sharone, a sociologist at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, told the publications that telling about family life will work against female... Read more
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examiner.com
Earthfest 2016: Music for a better tomorrowMarjorie LaPrade is a freelance photographer and manager for Lifetouch Portrait
Earthfest 2016: Music for a better tomorrow
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
Marjorie LaPrade is a freelance photographer and manager for Lifetouch Portrait Studios. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Design with a specialization in Photography. An avid art... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Man gets to 2 years for robbery that caused campus lockdownBELCHERTOWN, Mass. (AP) - A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to two years in
Man gets to 2 years for robbery that caused campus lockdown
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 3 days ago
BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (AP) - A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to two years in prison for the armed robbery of a University of Massachusetts-Amherst student that triggered a campus lockdown in February. Shawn Wyatt, of Framingham, pleaded guilty... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Guilty plea for robber who caused lockdown on UMass campusMass. (WWLP) – A 23 year-old man will spend two years in jail for his role in a
Guilty plea for robber who caused lockdown on UMass campus
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
Mass. (WWLP) – A 23 year-old man will spend two years in jail for his role in a robbery that caused a lockdown on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus back in February. Mary Carey, spokesperson for the Northwestern District... Read more
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The Herald News
UMass Dartmouth cancels annual Freedom FestivalDARTMOUTH — The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth won't be joining in the F
UMass Dartmouth cancels annual Freedom Festival
The Herald News / Posted 3 days ago
DARTMOUTH — The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth won't be joining in the Fourth of July festivities this year. The university announced Friday that the school and town of Dartmouth have agree to cancel the annual Freedom Festival this summer due... Read more
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Providence Business News
MassBenchmarks: Bay State experiencing ‘good economic fortunes’with 0.5 percent, according to the MassBenchmarks Current Economic Index releas
MassBenchmarks: Bay State experiencing ‘good economic fortunes’
Providence Business News / Posted 4 days ago
with 0.5 percent, according to the MassBenchmarks Current Economic Index released this week; it is published by the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. The pace of economic growth in... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
8 big problems for women in the workplaceis due. Women work hard and achieve the desired results — and men get the cred
8 big problems for women in the workplace
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
is due. Women work hard and achieve the desired results — and men get the credit. NYU's Heilman and Michelle Haynes of the University of Massachusetts at Lowell have shown that in mixed-sex teams, credit is far more often given to the male than the... Read more
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Boston Globe
William Weld’s jump into the race is par for the coursefrom Massachusetts, said with a laugh. “He likes to have fun.” Maurice Cunning
William Weld’s jump into the race is par for the course
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
from Massachusetts, said with a laugh. “He likes to have fun.” Maurice Cunningham, a political scientist at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, said when the heard the news, “I guess like a lot of Massachusetts folks, I had a giggle... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Study criticizes UMass' rapid growth, method of funding same LOWELL -- The University of Massachusetts may be growing too fast -- and in t
Study criticizes UMass' rapid growth, method of funding same
Lowell Sun / Posted 4 days ago
LOWELL -- The University of Massachusetts may be growing too fast -- and in the wrong direction -- for the good of Massachusetts taxpayers and students, according to a new report from a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
First Lady to Be Honored in MassachusettsFirst Lady, Jeannette Kagame, will be honored at an event to be held at the Uni
First Lady to Be Honored in Massachusetts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
First Lady, Jeannette Kagame, will be honored at an event to be held at the University of Massachusetts Alumni Club in Boston this (Thursday) evening. Recognized for her achievements through Imbuto Foundation in the fields of health, education, youth... Read more
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