55 min ago
A-Infos Radio Project
Fourth World Radyo: Earth Changes (05.22.2013), Segment 1
TheAngryindian speaks on Oklahoma, Afro-Indios and the worsening state of the planets limited resources.
8 hrs ago
Middle East Expert Mednicoff Named Lead Investigator for $1 Million Research Study
AMHERST, Mass. - David Mednicoff, assistant professor of public policy and director of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been awarded a $1.01 million grant to be principal investigator for interdisciplinary research on legal development and practices in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.
18 hrs ago
Partisans Ignore the Facts on America's National Debt | Commentary
Since 2010, conservatives have used a 2010 paper in the American Economic Review by Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff to claim spending cuts should be made to preserve the economic and fiscal futures of America.
Thu May 23, 2013
On Wall Street
Growing in a Time of Debt
Our theory is that the U.S. will remain the most credible example of how to grow in a time of debt, buoyed by the strength of the consumer, as we wait for the handoff of central bank stimulus to the U.S. industrial base in the form of capital expenditure growth.
Wed May 22, 2013
A New England Must-See
Emily Dickinson's home, in Amherst, Mass., offers beautiful grounds and a peek into the life of one of America's greatest writers.
Tue May 21, 2013
Sentinel & Enterprise
UMass student trustees: No more tuition hikes
University of Massachusetts student trustees are pushing for the Senate to join the House and Gov.
Mon May 20, 2013
A-Infos Radio Project
Radio Ecoshock Show: Who will control the world's climate? , Segment 1
All interviews by Alex Smith of Radio Ecoshock. Clips of Julie Brigham-Grette from You tube at University of Massachusetts, Amherst, presented by www.frontierscientists.com, University of Alaska, Fairbanks.
Sun May 19, 2013
First Fridays Artswalk energizes downtown Pittsfield
It's late on Friday afternoon and a small crowd has gathered at Mary's Carrot Cake on Union Street.
Bacteria use hydrogen, carbon dioxide to produce electricity
Researchers have engineered a strain of electricity-producing bacteria that can grow using hydrogen gas as its sole electron donor and carbon dioxide as its sole source of carbon.
Sat May 18, 2013
A Toxic Flood: Why We Need Stronger Regulations to Protect Public...
"In this report - A Toxic Flood: Why We Need Stronger Regulations to Protect Public Health from Industrial Water Pollution, 2009 Toxics Release Inventory data and the Risk-Screening Environmental Indicators model are used to identify the entities most responsible for the total hazard from industrial water pollution in the United States.
Arctic Tundra 'Will Turn to Forest'
An ice-free Arctic, the disappearance of tundra and forests up to the edge of the newly open ocean is how the north will look as the natural world reacts to the new climate caused by carbon dioxide reaching 400 parts per million in the atmosphere, according to analysis of new lake sediments.
Fri May 17, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Slowinski of Colrain announce the engagement of their daughter, Angela Marie, to John Brian Schatz, son of Mr.
Fake deficit hawks as ideological austerity-pushers
By Wilberne Persaud, Financial Gleaner Columnist Hawks, falcons, eagles - raptors - are majestic creatures, even the smallest of them.
Thu May 16, 2013
New Times SLO
You've got male! And female! And ...
The second annual Gender Symposium, "Gender in the 21st Century: Putting Theory into Practice," is set for May 18 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Orfalea College of Business, building 3, at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo.
Why the SATs are still important
The growing number of SAT optional schools is leaving students confused about the importance of standardized admissions tests.
Food & Water Watch: Electric Utilities Top List of U.S. Toxic Water Polluters
May 16 - The Ohio Valley Electric Corporation, Ferro Corporation, American Electric Power, the U.S. Department of Defense and the Southern Company top the list of the most hazardous polluters of U.S. surface water, according to a report released today by the national consumer advocacy organization Food & Water Watch and the Political Economy ... (more)
'Bring Our War Dollars Home'
YEAR AFTER YEAR, more than 50 percent of the federal discretionary budget goes to the Pentagon, while only one-third of the non-defense discretionary budget is invested in struggling states and communities-a contrast at the heart of this year's congressional budget battles.
Wed May 15, 2013
Community Advocate Newspaper
Richard Quitadamo, 55
On May 27, 1957, Richard was born to Virginia Quitadamo and the late Ralph Quitadamo.
Tue May 14, 2013
UMass president Robert Caret's salary ranks 59th highest in Chronicle of Higher Education survey
University of Massachusetts President Robert L. Caret ranks 59th when it comes to highest salaries earned by the nation's public university leaders.