University Of Massachusetts

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Name: University Of Massachusetts
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 21 mins ago - 1 reports

Report: State gains more than 8K jobs in March

BOSTON — Preliminary estimates show Massachusetts gained more than 8,000 jobs in March while the state's unemployment rate dropped to 6.3 percent from 6.5 percent the previous month, the state office of Labor and Workforce Development said Thursday.The ... [Published Kentucky.com - 13 hours ago]
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Sponsored Content: The Millennials Are Here; Are You Ready?

Key historic events experienced as they came of age bonded them with unique values that will stay with them unchanged throughout their lives.Join your colleagues as we welcome Charles D. Schewe, Ph.D, Professor of Marketing, University of Massachusetts ... [Published MassLive - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

UMass students, library, others want more faculty to take advantage of open source material to save students costs

AMHERST – Since the provost's office and the university libraries launched the Open Education Initiative in 2011, University of Massachusetts students have saved more than $1 million in textbook costs.UMass wants more faculty to participate to help students ... [Published MassLive - 6 hours ago]
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2 Amherst men arrested following drug raid at Main Street apartment

AMHERST – Two town residents were arrested Tuesday on various drug charges after police assigned to the Northwestern District Anti-Crime Task Force raided their Main Street apartment.Arrested were George Carrette and Christopher T. Hart, both 21 and both ... [Published MassLive - 6 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Volokh Conspiracy: New article on criminal law enforcement privatization

Sharon Finegan of South Texas College of Law has an article in last year’s volume of the University of Massachusetts Law Review : Watching the Watchers: The Growing Privatization of Criminal Law Enforcement and the Need for Limits on Neighborhood Watch ... [Published Washington Post - 14 hours ago]
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Editorial: John Ashcroft deserved better treatment at University of Massachusetts

The whole idea of listening to one’s enemies may be a new idea to the hecklers at UMass, who apparently knew all they needed to about Ashcroft’s remarks before he began his speech.The reception John Ashcroft received at the University of Massachusetts ... [Published MassLive - 7 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Five Westboro Baptist Church members met with 1,500-strong peaceful protest in Massachusetts

Five members of the adamantly anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church were met with over 1,500 peaceful protesters at a university basketball match.The five members of the church holding homophobic signs were met with the more than 1,500 protesters as they picketed ... [Published Pink News - 10 hours ago]
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Robert J. Lahey

, 55, of Monmouth Junction, N.J. and formerly of Foxboro died Friday, April 11, 2014 at Princeton Medical Center in Plainsboro, N.J. He was the husband of Kimberly (Phillips) LaheyBorn in Norwood on June 5, 1958, he was the son of the late John and Dorothy ... [Published Foxboro Reporter - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Marriage Equality Round-Up 4/17/14

Here's our daily quick round-up of the marriage equality and LGBT rights stories that don't warrant a full posting on the blog, or that we just didn't have time to add. We're able to get more news and analysis to you this way every day - enjoy!Canada: ... [Published Gayapolis - 11 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Study Explores How Racial Bias Plays Into The Social Dynamics Of Babies

Toddlers picking playmates seems like a pretty innocent occurrence, but one team of researchers has set out to determine just how early racial bias starts playing a role into preference at an early age.Jessica Sommerville , an associate professor of psychology ... [Published Huffington Post Black Voices - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Get Yourself Tested at UMass

· Leave a CommentFlickr/Marsmettin TallahasseeTo the Editor:April is Get Yourself Tested Month, an annual campaign to remind us to make healthy decisions for ourselves and to help keep the people around us safe from sexually transmitted diseases and ... [Published Daily Collegian - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Senior Advisor to the Secretary and Director of International Affairs to Keynote University of Massachusetts’s Distinguished International Lecture Series

02:00 pm - 04:00 pmMaureen McLaughlin , senior advisor to the Secretary and director of international affairs, will discuss the “U.S. Department of Education’s International Strategy: Succeeding Globally through Education and Engagement” on April 17 ... [Published ED.gov - Apr 16 2014]

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"We design care around individual values, families’ hopes and goals within the context of their medical situation," Makowski said. "If the values or intent is not known, it can be extremely difficult on the people left to make the decisions."

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Robert J. Lahey [Published Foxboro Reporter - 10 hours ago]
Outsized Talent Gone Too Soon [Published Atlantic City Weekly - 11 hours ago]
Marriage Equality Round-Up 4/17/14 [Published Gayapolis - 11 hours ago]
Report: State gains more than 8K jobs in March [Published Kentucky.com - 13 hours ago]
Volokh Conspiracy: New article on criminal law ... [Published Washington Post - 14 hours ago]
Study Explores How Racial Bias Plays Into The S... [Published Huffington Post Black Voices - 15 hours ago]
Mustering up the courage to have a conversation... [Published MassLive - 18 hours ago]
Kevin Jones, 63 [Published Salem Evening News - 19 hours ago]
Nicholas Browse Joins Cavanaugh Tocci Associate... [Published PRWeb - 21 hours ago]
Westboro Baptist Church to protest CSU graduation [Published Sott.net - 23 hours ago]
Student rally in support of Gordon, LGBTQ commu... [Published Daily Collegian - Apr 17 2014]
One year after Boston Marathon bombings, UMass ... [Published Daily Collegian - Apr 17 2014]
Library labyrinth targets stress [Published Daily Collegian - Apr 17 2014]
Get Yourself Tested at UMass [Published Daily Collegian - Apr 17 2014]
Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive... [Published Daily Collegian - Apr 17 2014]
Former Attorney General John Ashcroft meets hos... [Published MassLive - Apr 17 2014]
Looking back on a 'rudderless' land [Published Japan Times - Apr 17 2014]
From the War on Poverty to the War on the Poor [Published Dissent Magazine - Apr 17 2014]
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Fitch Affirms Massachusetts' GO Guaranteed and ... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Apr 15 2014]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ratings on the following Commonwealth of Massachusetts bonds: --Outstanding Commonwealth of Massachusetts general obligation (GO) guaranteed bonds issued by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation ...
A Day for Patriots: The Bombs Heard Round the W... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 15 2014]
That memory may their deed redeem/When, like our sires, our sons are gone/Spirit, that made those heroes dare/To die, and leave their children free/Bid Time and Nature gently spare/The shaft we raise to them and thee —Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Concord ...
Targeting cancer with a triple threat [Published MIT News feed - Apr 15 2014]
Delivering chemotherapy drugs in nanoparticle form could help reduce side effects by targeting the drugs directly to the tumors. In recent years, scientists have developed nanoparticles that deliver one or two chemotherapy drugs, but it has been difficult ...
Tequila Sunrise: Big Benefit from Co-Locating A... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Apr 10 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Sujith Ravi/Stanford University Solar power in the desert has problems: big land use requirements, and the need for scarce water to clean the panels and suppress dust. In an unrelated story, biofuels production ...
UMass Guard Derrick Gordon is D1's First Openly... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 09 2014]
University of Massachusetts basketball player Derrick Gordon is the first openly gay player in Division 1 history. He told his teammates on April 2 . I am the first Division 1 male basketball player to come out and not the last. I AM gay. I'm ...
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