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Salon.com
DC’s donor class: White contributors have an outsized influence on our capital’s municipal politicsThe 2016 election cycle, when not dominated by discussion about the size of Don
DC’s donor class: White contributors have an outsized influence on our capital’s municipal politics
Salon.com / Posted 4 hours ago
The 2016 election cycle, when not dominated by discussion about the size of Donald Trump’s hands, has brought renewed vigor to discussions of racial inequality and money in politics. Yet while these issues have been at the forefront of political... Read more
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Boston Herald
UK slump could pound Mass. exportsMassachusetts economy, said Robert Nakosteen, an economist and professor at the
UK slump could pound Mass. exports
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
Massachusetts economy, said Robert Nakosteen, an economist and professor at the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. “Exports represent a relatively small part of our economy, about 5 percent,” Nakosteen... Read more
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Weekly Times
Cynata aims for UK approval for CYP-001and expects to receive additional data within the coming weeks from the proof o
Cynata aims for UK approval for CYP-001
Weekly Times / Posted 5 days ago
and expects to receive additional data within the coming weeks from the proof of concept study progressing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. This study is assessing the response to CYP- 001 in animals with an experimental form... Read more
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Herald Sun
Cynata aims for UK approval for CYP-001and expects to receive additional data within the coming weeks from the proof o
Cynata aims for UK approval for CYP-001
Herald Sun / Posted 5 days ago
and expects to receive additional data within the coming weeks from the proof of concept study progressing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. This study is assessing the response to CYP- 001 in animals with an experimental form... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Cynata aims for UK approval for CYP-001and expects to receive additional data within the coming weeks from the proof o
Cynata aims for UK approval for CYP-001
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
and expects to receive additional data within the coming weeks from the proof of concept study progressing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. This study is assessing the response to CYP- 001 in animals with an experimental form... Read more
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Boston Globe
A star for momyears, and I never met the CEO,” Marco Quinonez said. Marco Quinonez wanted hi
A star for mom
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
years, and I never met the CEO,” Marco Quinonez said. Marco Quinonez wanted his son to go to Harvard. But Bryan liked the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Boston College, and Dartmouth College. Dartmouth had a distinct advantage in the Bryan... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
UMass Amherst offers view of summer solstice sunrise, sunsetAMHERST, Mass. (AP) - The public is being invited to watch the summer solstice
UMass Amherst offers view of summer solstice sunrise, sunset
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 6 days ago
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - The public is being invited to watch the summer solstice sunrise and sunset among the standing stones of a sunwheel at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. The events on Monday will mark the astronomical change of seasons... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Triggered: In 2011, professor made diamond from gunpowder; mass shootings keep gem’s gleam relevantArtist Shane Mecklenburger turned gunpowder into a diamond back in 2011. The a
Triggered: In 2011, professor made diamond from gunpowder; mass shootings keep gem’s gleam relevant
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
Artist Shane Mecklenburger turned gunpowder into a diamond back in 2011. The artist was on the faculty at the University of North Texas College of Visual Arts & Design. He was a new media professor before moving to teach as an assistant professor on... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study finds link between chronic inflammation and premenstrual symptomssymptoms (PMS) including mood swings, weight gain/bloating, and abdominal cramp
Study finds link between chronic inflammation and premenstrual symptoms
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 days ago
symptoms (PMS) including mood swings, weight gain/bloating, and abdominal cramps/back pain have elevated levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), a biomarker of inflammation associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease.... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Shaheen Pasha: How defending gay marriage helped me stand up for IslamMy heart bleeds for my brothers and sisters that died in Orlando. And I am grie
Shaheen Pasha: How defending gay marriage helped me stand up for Islam
Dallas Morning News / Posted 9 days ago
My heart bleeds for my brothers and sisters that died in Orlando. And I am grieving for all who have been touched by such hatred. Shaheen Pasha is an assistant professor of journalism at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Twitter: @pro... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Massachusetts faces decline in college-educated workforce | June 17, 2016in less than four and a half years, at an average savings of more than $5,000 p
Massachusetts faces decline in college-educated workforce | June 17, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 10 days ago
in less than four and a half years, at an average savings of more than $5,000 per student. • 100 Males to College: The University of Massachusetts Amherst, Westfield State University, Springfield Technical Community College, Framingham State... Read more
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FOX News
Natural remedies for treating poison ivy, oak and sumachunter who researches natural remedies all over the world, from the Amazon to S
Natural remedies for treating poison ivy, oak and sumac
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
hunter who researches natural remedies all over the world, from the Amazon to Siberia. He teaches ethnobotany at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he is Explorer In Residence. Chris advises herbal, cosmetic and pharmaceutical... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
North Quincy grads asked to envision scrapbook of future memories At Tuesday's graduation ceremony at Veterans Memorial Stadium, valedictorian
North Quincy grads asked to envision scrapbook of future memories
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 11 days ago
At Tuesday's graduation ceremony at Veterans Memorial Stadium, valedictorian Debbie Chan – a Hong Kong native bound for Harvard University – challenged her classmates to look ahead... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Biographical information on Supreme Judicial Court nomineesinformation on the three judges nominated by Republican Gov. Charlie Baker on T
Biographical information on Supreme Judicial Court nominees
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 11 days ago
information on the three judges nominated by Republican Gov. Charlie Baker on Tuesday to fill upcoming vacancies on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court: Kimberly Budd: Budd, 49, has served as an associate justice in the Massachusetts... Read more
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Casino City Times
Mass. Gaming Commission launches PlayMyWay at Plainridge Park Casinoproject is a multi-year comprehensive research project commissioned by the MGC
Mass. Gaming Commission launches PlayMyWay at Plainridge Park Casino
Casino City Times / Posted 12 days ago
project is a multi-year comprehensive research project commissioned by the MGC and conducted by a research team at the University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health & Health Sciences. "The project has its roots in the Expanded... Read more
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The Scientist
Examining Sleep's Roles in Memory and LearningWithin that general phenomenon, however, there’s a lot of unexplained variation
Examining Sleep's Roles in Memory and Learning
The Scientist / Posted 12 days ago
Within that general phenomenon, however, there’s a lot of unexplained variation. University of California, Riverside, sleep researcher Sara Mednick wondered “what else might be going during that sleep period that helps people’s memories,” she told... Read more
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Rolling Good Times
Mass. Gaming Commission launches PlayMyWay at Plainridge Park Casinoproject is a multi-year comprehensive research project commissioned by the MGC
Mass. Gaming Commission launches PlayMyWay at Plainridge Park Casino
Rolling Good Times / Posted 13 days ago
project is a multi-year comprehensive research project commissioned by the MGC and conducted by a research team at the University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health & Health Sciences. "The project has its roots in the Expanded... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Taconic High School Awards & ScholarshipsChristopher Colletta, Chelsy Lisi. Academic Improvement in English Awards: Tim
Taconic High School Awards & Scholarships
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 13 days ago
Christopher Colletta, Chelsy Lisi. Academic Improvement in English Awards: Timothy Brooks, Jeremy Johnson. Academy of Business Management Certificate Awards: Matthew Barry, Andrew Bowman, Christopher Boyle, Bradley Cobb, Richard Garwood,... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Pittsfield High School Awards & ScholarshipsSymanski. Siena College: Haley Cowlin. Southern Vermont College: Brooke Gates
Pittsfield High School Awards & Scholarships
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 13 days ago
Symanski. Siena College: Haley Cowlin. Southern Vermont College: Brooke Gates. Tufts University: John Tagliaferro. University of Massachusetts Amherst: Naomi Elzner, Samuel Fick, Matthew Gimlewicz, Samuel Kittredge, Reilly Lee, Thomas Lee,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
People on the Move, June 12, 2016consultant at Community Bank Wealth Management Group in Scranton. In his new ro
People on the Move, June 12, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
consultant at Community Bank Wealth Management Group in Scranton. In his new role, Mr. Stanley will work with clients to offer personalized financial advice. He has more than 20 years of experience in the financial industry. Mr. Stanley holds a... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Amazon pickup station opening in Lubbocktheir schedules.” Since 2015, Amazon has opened staffed pickup locations at th
Amazon pickup station opening in Lubbock
KXXV Waco / Posted 15 days ago
their schedules.” Since 2015, Amazon has opened staffed pickup locations at the following universities: Purdue University, University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of California, Berkeley, University of Pennsylvania, The University of Texas... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Amazon pickup station opening in Lubbocktheir schedules.” Since 2015, Amazon has opened staffed pickup locations at th
Amazon pickup station opening in Lubbock
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 15 days ago
their schedules.” Since 2015, Amazon has opened staffed pickup locations at the following universities: Purdue University, University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of California, Berkeley, University of Pennsylvania, The University of Texas... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Amazon pickup station opening in Lubbocktheir schedules.” Since 2015, Amazon has opened staffed pickup locations at th
Amazon pickup station opening in Lubbock
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 15 days ago
their schedules.” Since 2015, Amazon has opened staffed pickup locations at the following universities: Purdue University, University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of California, Berkeley, University of Pennsylvania, The University of Texas... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Amazon pickup station opening in Lubbocktheir schedules.” Since 2015, Amazon has opened staffed pickup locations at th
Amazon pickup station opening in Lubbock
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 15 days ago
their schedules.” Since 2015, Amazon has opened staffed pickup locations at the following universities: Purdue University, University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of California, Berkeley, University of Pennsylvania, The University of Texas... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
UMass Amherst to get $15M for data science, cybersecuritySPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts (AP) - The University of Massachusetts Amherst is re
UMass Amherst to get $15M for data science, cybersecurity
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 15 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts (AP) - The University of Massachusetts Amherst is receiving a $15 million donation to strengthen its data science and cybersecurity programs. The 10-year donation comes from the MassMutual Foundation, a charitable arm of... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Amazon pickup station opening in Lubbocktheir schedules.” Since 2015, Amazon has opened staffed pickup locations at th
Amazon pickup station opening in Lubbock
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 15 days ago
their schedules.” Since 2015, Amazon has opened staffed pickup locations at the following universities: Purdue University, University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of California, Berkeley, University of Pennsylvania, The University of Texas... Read more
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The Irish Times
A Baileys & Tanora cocktail for Lisa McInerneyPedone (Translator, Rome), Laura Pelaschiar (Università di Trieste), Chiara Sci
A Baileys & Tanora cocktail for Lisa McInerney
The Irish Times / Posted 16 days ago
Pedone (Translator, Rome), Laura Pelaschiar (Università di Trieste), Chiara Sciarrino (Università di Palermo), Malcolm Sen (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Fritz Senn (Zürich James Joyce Foundation), Enrico Terrinoni (Università per Stranieri,... Read more
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PhysOrg
What drives biological synchrony?Credit: Santa Fe Institute Ecologists traditionally attribute population explos
What drives biological synchrony?
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
Credit: Santa Fe Institute Ecologists traditionally attribute population explosions, be they of diseases or animals, to broad environmental conditions. But new data suggest that other factors may drive "synchrony": rapid, widespread rises and falls... Read more
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PharmaceuticalOnline
Cold Chain Technologies Promotes Richard Formato To Principal Technologist(18 issued, 2 pending) and a number of peer‐reviewed and corporate technical pu
Cold Chain Technologies Promotes Richard Formato To Principal Technologist
PharmaceuticalOnline / Posted 17 days ago
(18 issued, 2 pending) and a number of peer‐reviewed and corporate technical publications. Richard holds a B.S. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a Master of Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, both in Mechanical... Read more
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Baltimore Orioles
Orioles name Patrick Di Gregory director of professional scouting and special projectsthe 2012 season. He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master
Orioles name Patrick Di Gregory director of professional scouting and special projects
Baltimore Orioles / Posted 17 days ago
the 2012 season. He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Science in Sport Management from the University of Massachusetts Amherst as well as a Master of Public Policy and bachelor's degree in Economics from the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Deep learning helps to map Mars and analyze its surface chemistryfrom laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy and hyperspectral camera images sent
Deep learning helps to map Mars and analyze its surface chemistry
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
from laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy and hyperspectral camera images sent from Mars. Credit: NASA Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Mount Holyoke College are teaming up to apply recent advances in machine learning,... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Debate: Is "Degrowth" the Way to Reduce Greenhouse Gases?Please note that the Real News Network transcript didn’t include any apostrophe
Debate: Is "Degrowth" the Way to Reduce Greenhouse Gases?
Naked Capitalism / Posted 20 days ago
Please note that the Real News Network transcript didn’t include any apostrophes, which meant it was fully of typos. I cleaned it up a bit but I am sure many remain. SHARMINI PERIES, TRNN: It’’s the Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to... Read more
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Business Insider
Psychologists say a simple strategy can help you get over a rough breakupme right." People who used cognitive processing included words like "because,"
Psychologists say a simple strategy can help you get over a rough breakup
Business Insider / Posted 22 days ago
me right." People who used cognitive processing included words like "because," "think," and "should." In other words, as University of Massachusetts Amherst professor of psychological and brain sciences Susan Krass Whitbourne writes in a blog... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Hoosac Valley High School graduates mark end of journey with laughter, tearsto a close, we start the next." Horton begins studies at Williams College this
Hoosac Valley High School graduates mark end of journey with laughter, tears
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 22 days ago
to a close, we start the next." Horton begins studies at Williams College this fall while Fetridge plans to attend the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus. Courtney Crews said that she plans to attend the Massachusetts College of... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
HS Senior draws portraits of 411 classmates as graduation giftWhen seniors at Boston Latin School arrived for their final day of classes Frid
HS Senior draws portraits of 411 classmates as graduation gift
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 22 days ago
When seniors at Boston Latin School arrived for their final day of classes Friday, they were met with a heart-warming surprise. Upon the first-floor walls hung 411 charcoal drawings — portraits of every member of the graduating class. For the past... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
New App from UTA Provides Real-Time Flood IssuesAs North Texans continue to deal with area flooding following a week of rain, a
New App from UTA Provides Real-Time Flood Issues
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 23 days ago
As North Texans continue to deal with area flooding following a week of rain, a new app is available to help get users flooding information and help researchers learn more about area flooding. The research and app — called iSeeFlood — was funded by... Read more
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NBC News
Graduation Odds of Students Who Get Fed Loans for Private College Just 55 Percentand eliminate tuition altogether at public universities. The Third Way study d
Graduation Odds of Students Who Get Fed Loans for Private College Just 55 Percent
NBC News / Posted 23 days ago
and eliminate tuition altogether at public universities. The Third Way study did not look at big state schools like the University of Massachusetts Amherst or the University of Illinois, where lots of students also take out federal loans. "We... Read more
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Boston Globe
ADL: 2016 anti-Semitic incidents nearly match 2015 reportscollege students have seen swastikas at Brandeis University, and anti-Semitic f
ADL: 2016 anti-Semitic incidents nearly match 2015 reports
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
college students have seen swastikas at Brandeis University, and anti-Semitic fliers have been sent to students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Northeastern University. In April, former Israeli foreign minister Tzipi Livni was... Read more
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Rappler
What you didn’t know: Pro-Marcos propaganda too hip for its own goodThe original definition of hipster (prior to indie rock and beards) was someone
What you didn’t know: Pro-Marcos propaganda too hip for its own good
Rappler / Posted 24 days ago
The original definition of hipster (prior to indie rock and beards) was someone “in the know.” Unlike plebs who fell for mainstream ideas about politics and culture, hipsters were said to know better. Pro-Marcos apologists thrive off a similar sense... Read more
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Boston Globe
ADL: 2016 anti-Semitic incidents nearly match 2015 reportscollege students have seen swastikas at Brandeis University, and anti-Semitic f
ADL: 2016 anti-Semitic incidents nearly match 2015 reports
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
college students have seen swastikas at Brandeis University, and anti-Semitic fliers have been sent to students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Northeastern University. In April, former Israeli foreign minister Tzipi Livni was... Read more
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PhysOrg
Civil engineer creates phone app to gather public input on flash flooding conditionsUrban Water for Sustainable Cities, a joint project among The University of Tex
Civil engineer creates phone app to gather public input on flash flooding conditions
PhysOrg / Posted 24 days ago
Urban Water for Sustainable Cities, a joint project among The University of Texas at Arlington, University of Michigan and University of Massachusetts Amherst. The project is supported by a $1.2 million National Science Foundation grant Seo... Read more
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Computer Business Review
What is STEM and why is it important?suggested that the NSF make the change to STEM. The first NSF project to use th
What is STEM and why is it important?
Computer Business Review / Posted 24 days ago
suggested that the NSF make the change to STEM. The first NSF project to use the new acronym was a 1997 initiative at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. In business, STEM is most commonly used in research, initiatives and by organisations... Read more
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TSN
Sheary not out of place on Crosby's wingis the unheralded, undrafted 23-year-old playing and producing on Crosby's left
Sheary not out of place on Crosby's wing
TSN / Posted 24 days ago
is the unheralded, undrafted 23-year-old playing and producing on Crosby's left wing. He scored the second goal of the Penguins' series-opening win on Monday night after receiving a brilliant feed from the Pittsburgh superstar. It was... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Undrafted, unheralded winger lining up next to Crosby on NHL's biggest stagePittsburgh Penguins' Conor Sheary, right, celebrates his goal with Kris Letang,
Undrafted, unheralded winger lining up next to Crosby on NHL's biggest stage
Brandon Sun / Posted 24 days ago
Pittsburgh Penguins' Conor Sheary, right, celebrates his goal with Kris Letang, left, during the first period in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final series against the San Jose Sharks in Pittsburgh on May 30, 2016. Conor Sheary was still a high school... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
How Sheary went from undrafted winger to Crosby's linemateis the unheralded, undrafted 23-year-old playing and producing on Crosby’s left
How Sheary went from undrafted winger to Crosby's linemate
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 24 days ago
is the unheralded, undrafted 23-year-old playing and producing on Crosby’s left wing. He scored the second goal of the Penguins’ series-opening win on Monday night after receiving a brilliant feed from the Pittsburgh superstar. It was... Read more
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Boston Globe
What should restroom signs say? The answers are not simple.“Gender neutral.” “It was once widely used, including by me,” said Genny Beemy
What should restroom signs say? The answers are not simple.
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
“Gender neutral.” “It was once widely used, including by me,” said Genny Beemyn, director of the Stonewall Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and coordinator of the national Campus Pride Trans Policy Clearinghouse. “But to me... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Psychologists say a simple strategy can help you get over a rough breakupusing questionnaires. But redemptive narratives were even more effective than c
Psychologists say a simple strategy can help you get over a rough breakup
Stamford Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
using questionnaires. But redemptive narratives were even more effective than cognitive processing. In other words, as University of Massachusetts Amherst professor of psychological and brain sciences Susan Krass Whitbourne writes in a blog... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Psychologists say a simple strategy can help you get over a rough breakupusing questionnaires. But redemptive narratives were even more effective than c
Psychologists say a simple strategy can help you get over a rough breakup
Connecticut Post / Posted 25 days ago
using questionnaires. But redemptive narratives were even more effective than cognitive processing. In other words, as University of Massachusetts Amherst professor of psychological and brain sciences Susan Krass Whitbourne writes in a blog... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Psychologists say a simple strategy can help you get over a rough breakupusing questionnaires. But redemptive narratives were even more effective than c
Psychologists say a simple strategy can help you get over a rough breakup
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
using questionnaires. But redemptive narratives were even more effective than cognitive processing. In other words, as University of Massachusetts Amherst professor of psychological and brain sciences Susan Krass Whitbourne writes in a blog... Read more
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Boston Globe
New school testing measure under fireraised questions about the reliability of test growth measures. A 2014 report b
New school testing measure under fire
Boston Globe / Posted 26 days ago
raised questions about the reliability of test growth measures. A 2014 report by Center for Educational Assessment at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, which examined student growth percentiles, found the “amount of random error was... Read more
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