Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of March 6, 2011

Quote of the Week:

"…Make no mistake, the American economy has a feeling of normalcy that was completely absent two years ago in 2009 and that is a very substantial achievement."

Former White House economic adviser Lawrence H. Summers, in a speech to the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, on the impact of the stimulus program.


photo: Susan Jennings FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"This grant has allowed us to move forward. We will be certifying sustainable development throughout the world."

Susan Jennings, Director of the Office of Campus and Community Sustainability at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, on the stimulus-funded grant her program received which enabled it to develop a Sustainability Studies course.


YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

Don't Miss Out: Recovery & Reinvestment blog: Investing in clean energy: The cost-effective choice for a better future Read more.


98 Stimulus-funded clean energy projects in Greater Boston and northeastern Massachusetts celebrated

photo: Solar Array Project in Easton
The Patrick-Murray Administration marked the two-year anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) by highlighting $23.6 million in investments in 98 clean energy projects in cities and towns throughout Greater Boston and northeastern Massachusetts. The investments in the region are financing projects that have employed over 500 people and are expected to yield over five megawatts of new renewable energy capacity. .



Stimulus Stories: Helping researchers today solve the problems of tomorrow

photo: UMass Dartmouth researcher
For researchers at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, a series of stimulus grants have ensured that scientists at the university can continue to conduct the research that will ultimately lead to a better understanding of how to treat disease, utilize technology and help our ecosystem thrive. UMass Dartmouth received a total of $1.01 million in stimulus funding to further the research that is being conducted here. Read more.


WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES

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FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Teaching and Learning System Program Evaluation

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