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Op-ed: The most important scientific job you’ve never heard of

  • Posted by admin
  • On August 21, 2020
Our society’s reliance on science, and science’s reliance on high-performance computing, exposes a flaw in our system of academic research — the absence of a steady talent pipeline of people to make sure the computers are doing what scientists need them to do.
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New UMass Boston leader starts scholarship to honor George Floyd

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  • On August 21, 2020
Marcelo Suárez-Orozco, who will officially become chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Boston on Aug. 1, has started an endowment to honor George Floyd, whose death sparked worldwide protests over racial injustice and police brutality this summer.
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UMass Boston chancellor works to link school with business community

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  • On April 9, 2019
Columbia Point sits just a few miles from the Financial District and its gleaming skyscrapers. For many University of Massachusetts Boston students, though, those office towers can feel like they are half a world away. Maybe not for much longer. Not if interim chancellor Katherine Newman has her way.
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Somerville company offers free tuition at UMass Boston

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  • On June 5, 2018
Like many other bosses around here, Triumvirate Environmental’s chief executive, John McQuillan, is finding it increasingly tough to find the workers he needs.  McQuillan, though, is taking an unusual approach to solving his problem: He’s offering to pay tuition and fees, currently about $13,000 a year, for undergraduate students at the University of Massachusetts Boston […]
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Clinicians join police ranks as law enforcement takes on new mental health role

  • Posted by admin
  • On June 1, 2018
Law enforcement officials say the movement represents a dramatic shift for police officers, who have been increasingly on the front line of mental health work now that mental hospitals have closed in a nationwide push to treat the mentally ill in their communities. Now police officers are often the first people the mentally ill encounter […]
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How family caregiving is impacting employers and employees

  • Posted by admin
  • On May 28, 2018
Our population is aging quickly and growing sicker. In 2010, just 14 percent of the population in the Lower Pioneer Valley was 65 and over, but that figure will increase to 23 percent by 2035, according to a report by the UMass Donahue Institute. Many struggle with health issues. Springfield has among the highest rates of […]
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Five Questions With: Talita Guerrero

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  • On May 15, 2018
Talita Guerrero is the founder of Right Key Mortgage LLC in Lakeville, Mass., where she currently serves as a partner and senior loan officer. A licensed mortgage broker in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Georgia and Florida, the firm finances residential and commercial loans.
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South Shore Mental Health changes name as part of rebranding

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  • On May 2, 2018
South Shore Mental Health has changed its name to Aspire Health Alliance in an an effort to highlight its focus on integrating mental and physical health, reducing the stigma associated with behavioral health disorders and creating alliances with community providers.
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Regret Free Holiday Parties

  • Posted by admin
  • On December 8, 2017
Cheryl Pinarchick, partner in the Fisher Phillips law firm, explains how to hold a holiday office party even your company lawyer could love.
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Neighborhood Health Plan to waive some copays

  • Posted by admin
  • On December 7, 2017
Neighborhood Health Plan is offering new insurance options that waive members’ out-of-pocket costs for a slate of common treatments and prescription drugs, an unusual step aimed at drawing new customers. Typically, members of commercial health plans must pay copayments and other costs to see a doctor or obtain a prescription. But Neighborhood said it will […]
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Harnessing an important resource

  • Posted by admin
  • On September 6, 2017
The road to a level playing field for New England’s colleges and universities goes through the city of Holyoke. A massive data processing center has been humming there for five years, built to take advantage of the former industrial city’s inexpensive electricity. Five of the state’s biggest schools — MIT, Harvard, BU, Northeastern and UMass […]
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Hospital owner eyes cutting-edge therapies

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  • On September 5, 2017
Boston-based medical giant Partners HealthCare is doling out $1 million in grants to get cutting-edge therapies from food allergy cures to scarless biopsies on the market within five to seven years, and at least three new local biotech companies are expected to emerge as a result.
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Will Grad Students Lose the Right to Unionize Under Trump?

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  • On September 4, 2017
Trevor Hull wakes up every morning and goes to a lab where he mixes chemicals together, using materials like lead and cadmium to synthesize other substances. A man who he calls his boss sometimes gives him directions and orders, and he’s paid on a bi-weekly basis. He says he feels like he works at a […]
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