UMass Boston Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. UMass Lowell adjunct professors seek equal pay as other campusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Lowell Sun

    UMass Lowell adjunct faculty members are still without a new contract, unable to reach an agreement with the university over the appropriate pay and the establishment of benefits. The relatively new Union of Adjunct Faculty has called for pay parity with its UMass Amherst and UMass Boston peers.

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  2. Buildings and PeopleRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2016 | Confessions of a Community College Dean

    ... university targeted its lowest-paid teaching staff as a way to save money" -- Boston Globe, 6/2/16 Last week UMass Boston announced that it may have to cut loose as many as 400 adjunct faculty to meet a budget shortfall, having recently completed a ...

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  3. Think you know everything about the Vikings and their legacy? Think againRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | Examiner.com

    A groundbreaking co-production investigating the truth behind the legends of the Vikings and their epic journey to North America unveils the find and follows the search for evidence at what could be the furthest known point of the entire Viking expansion. "Vikings Unearthed" traces their dramatic exploits in Europe, their extraordinary voyages across the Atlantic and the incredible story of the new discovery.

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  4. Some women seeking reusable Hygiene otionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | The Gillette News-Record

    About 70 years after the invention of disposable tampons and sanitary pads, some women - primarily millennials - are choosing environmentally friendly forms of feminine products. There's Thinx, a reusable "period-proof" underwear line splashed across subway ads in New York after the company launched a year ago.

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  5. Secretary Johnson Swears in New Members of the Homeland Security Advisory CouncilRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2016 | Holtville Tribune

    Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson today met with the Homeland Security Advisory Council where he discussed a range of homeland security-related issues and swore in the two newest members to the HSAC, John F. Kelly and Karen P. Tandy. "I welcome the new members to the advisory committee and hope they get to see the great work of our employees, and I thank all the HSAC members for their continued service to the country and to the Department."

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  6. Ditching the tampon: Some women seek reusable period care - Thu, 02 Jun 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    About 70 years after the invention of disposable tampons and sanitary pads, some women - primarily millennials - are choosing environmentally friendly forms of feminine products. About 70 years after the invention of disposable tampons and sanitary pads, some women - primarily millennials - are choosing environmentally friendly forms of feminine products.

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  7. 400 UMass Boston adjuncts are told contracts may not be renewedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Boston.com

    ... of the school's arts journal. On Thursday night, faculty posted an online petition co-authored by more than 12 UMass Boston faculty, staff and students, and endorsed by unions representing faculty, professional staff, and graduate students. "NO to ...

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  8. Tampons are out, Diva Cups are in! Why more millennial women are...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Tampons are out, Diva Cups are in! Why more millennial women are opting to ditch disposable period protection for reusable, environmentally-friendly alternatives When it comes to period protection, there's always room for improvements - and it seems now that more and more women are trading in traditional tampons and sanitary napkins for more environmentally friendly options. It took 70 years since the invention of disposable tampon for viable alternatives to find popularity in the mainstream, but now there are several options on the market for women who don't want to spend on fortune on new products each month, which will end up just turning to waste.

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  9. Oxford crash victim - was always there for you'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Boston.com

    To the University of Massachusetts Boston, Gina Cappello was the vice chancellor who led successful fund-raising efforts. To her family, she was a selfless mother who had taken up golfing and had a smile that radiated optimism.

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  10. Ditching the tampon: Some women seeking reusable period careRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Diva Cups at Whole Foods in Washington. More than 70 years after the invention of disposable tampons and sanitary pads, some women are returning to environmentally friendly forms of feminine products.

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  11. Vice chancellor of UMass Boston dies from injuries sustained in Oxford crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Boston.com

    A vice chancellor of UMass Boston has died from the injuries she received Monday when she and another pedestrian were struck in a multi-vehicle crash in Oxford . Gina Cappello, 52, of Andover, passed away Tuesday, after being taken from the scene in critical condition to UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, the Worcester District Attorney's office said Wednesday.

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  12. 2nd pedestrian involved in Oxford crash diesRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Worcester district attorney's office said Wednesday that 52-year-old Gina Cappello, of Andover, died on Tuesday. Cappello was the vice chancellor for university advancement at the University of Massachusetts-Boston.

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  13. UMass Boston Vice Chancellor Dies From Injuries Suffered In Oxford CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... @myTV38Find Us On Facebook myTV38 LINKS AND INFORMATION Contact [...] OXFORD (CBS) - The Vice Chancellor of UMass Boston has died from injuries she suffered on Memorial Day when she and her boyfriend were hit by a car in a chain reaction crash . ...

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  14. 2nd victim dies after Memorial Day crash in OxfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Boston.com

    A University of Massachusetts Boston official who was seriously injured in a car crash on Memorial Day has died, prosecutors said Wednesday. Gina Cappello, 52, of Andover was vice chancellor for university advancement at UMass Boston.

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  15. Autism and Neuroscience: A Public Health PerspectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Psychology Today

    ... the wealth of contemporary developmental science, and had such a person in my office (thanks in part to the UMass Boston Infant-Parent Mental Health program I could now be that person), I might have said to that young mother, "I see that you are ...

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  16. A coming-of-age story of a Cambridge teen and his pregnant girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | Boston.com

    ... with real-life consequences, several of which propel this fast, fresh novel by Cambridge novelist - and UMass Boston writing teacher - Askold Melnyczuk. As this quick read opens, Jonathan is being suspended from school because of his participation ...

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  17. Inside the 'Shark Tank' pitch that ended with Kevin O'Leary telling...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Genesee Country Express

    Over the past seven seasons of "Shark Tank," Kevin O'Leary has established himself as the mean, sarcastic investor who either challenges entrepreneurs to better defend their business or else dismisses them as "cockroaches." But in a pitch featured in last week's Season 7 finale he dropped the shtick, and in a state of being genuinely angry and hurt, called an entrepreneur an a - hole and told him to "Get the f - out of here."

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  18. Amity Insurance names Michael Isbister as Senior VP/PartnerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | PR Log

    May 27, 2016 - PRLog -- Amity Insurance Agency, Inc., the region's leading full service agency, recently named Michael Isbister of Duxbury, Massachusetts, as Senior Vice President/Partner. In this role, Isbister focuses on business development with a concentration on business insurance.

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  19. Seth Moulton has words of courage for UMass Boston graduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Boston.com

    Delmis Urquiza of Malden stretched long to high five Andrew Ojastro of Randolph during UMass Boston's commencement ceremony Friday at TD Garden. US Representative Seth Moulton, a Marine Corps veteran who served four tours in Iraq as an infantry officer, told graduates of the University of Massachusetts Boston Friday that "courage is not being fearless, courage is doing the right thing despite your fears."

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  20. Web site collects the history of ChinatownRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Universal Hub

    The Chinatown Atlas is assembling first-person accounts, documents and photos related to Chinatown from its start in 1875 to today. It's a project that involves professors at MIT and UMass Boston, along with Chinatown residents, the Chinese Historical Society of New England and the Chinatown Lantern Cultural and Educational Center.

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