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UMass Boston 2h
Joseph Cooper, the J. Keith Motley Endowed Chair of Sport Leadership and Administration, writes "a minuscule" amount of black men in the U.S. are "professional athletes or entertainers, but our mass media focuses on the success of the black male athlete."
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. Prof Joseph Brown & write in the about their research findings that show 50 years ago in Northern Ireland, Catholics & Protestants had very few social & economic ties: "This meant geographic proximity bred violence."
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UMass Boston Aug 20
. has selected Tony Martin '19 for the fall 2019 class of its Service Leadership Corps. Tony plans to use the skills he gains during the six-month program to help establish a My Brother's Keeper Chapter on campus and to mentor millennial men of color.
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UMass Boston Aug 19
. and alumna '17 is a finalist for 's Young Scholar Awards for Outstanding Research on American Muslims! Vote for her here:
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UMass Boston Aug 19
students Sean McNally () & Brianna Shaughnessy () are among the 69 students who will have fellowships in Washington, D.C., in 2020 through the John A. Marine Policy Fellowship program.
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UMass Boston Aug 16
Check out "Unearthed: Digging Into UMass Boston’s Transformational Utility, Landscape, and Roadway Project" to learn more about our campus transformation:
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UMass Boston Aug 16
Grad students in will be staffing an art table tomorrow at the site of the temporary butterfly garden they designed & built with students in and partners. The garden is in a vacant lot on Norwell Street, near Codman Square in Dorchester.
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Venture Development Center & StEP Aug 16
For all of the alumni crushing it in tech and life science, we're celebrating!
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UMass Boston Aug 16
Our Vision Studies Program has teamed up with !
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UMass Boston Aug 15
. students have an opportunity to engage with and practice on someone other than their peers before getting into an actual classroom. Prof Kristin Murphy helped develop avatars w/special needs. See how they work:
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Charles River Esplanade Aug 15
Thank you to the volunteers from who painted the Shurcliff benches last week!
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UMass Boston Aug 14
Laurie Marks, assoc. dir. of 's Writing Proficiency Office, is out w/ the last book in her Elemental Logic series: "I was interested in the different ways people think & learn, & the magical system in the series is based in those differences."
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UMass Boston Aug 14
Sorry, Nemo: Prof Michael Tlusty of teamed up with researchers from Canada & & discovered blockbuster movies do not increase demand for live animals, but they can make people seek out information about them.
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UMass Boston Aug 13
Congrats to alumna Stephanie Bogues '95 and former head coach Terry Condon, part of the @littleastconf Hall of Fame's 2019 class.
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Brian Halley Aug 9
Not surprised by calling 's "electric," "mesmerizing," "essential reading". Of course she's earned a STARRED review. should be proud of this brilliant faculty member.
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UMass Boston Aug 8
Political science professor Paul Watanabe joined 's Morning Edition to discuss the implications of the Boston Calling federal extortion trial verdicts for Mayor Marty Walsh:
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UMass Boston Aug 5
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has named a finalist for Sports Award. Camp Shriver helps communities become more welcoming and inclusive so that all children can learn and play as equals:
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UMass Boston Aug 2
Amanda Tokash-Peters, a PhD candidate in environmental biology at , is teaming with for a project on Wed 8/7 to help researchers understand how the Asian tiger mosquito is spreading. RSVP to Info@FriendsoftheBlueHills.org for location.
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UMass Boston Aug 1
Cannibalism is a good thing when it comes to the book Professor and Isabel Gómez is writing about literary translation in Latin America. Gómez is one of 81 fellows selected out of more than 1,000 applicants. Congrats!
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UMass Boston Jul 31
A team led by Prof Kimberly Hamad-Schifferli has a new paper-based test that can detect whether someone has a viral infection: "We think it can help prevent the over prescribing of antibiotics and aid in reducing antibiotic resistance."
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