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MassArt is Finalist for Second Nature Climate Leadership Award
Massachusetts College of Art and Design is a finalist for the Second Nature Climate Leadership Award, an annual competition among US colleges and universities that are signatories of the American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitm...
Feature Story: Dealing With Cancer While in College
No young person expects to go off to college and be diagnosed with cancer. But it happens. Here in the Longwood Medical and Academic Area we have students being treated for cancer away from their home institutions, and students at our Colleges of the...
MASCO Leader Participates in Panel Discussion on State of Transportation in Massachusetts
Last month, MASCO President and CEO Marilyn Swartz-Lloyd participated in a panel discussion on the state of transportation in Massachusetts. Hosted by NAIOP (The Commercial Real Estate Development Association), Secretary of Transportation Richard Dav...
Government Center T Stop Will Close for 2 Years
Important information for LMA commuters who use the Government Center T stop to make their way to the LMA - the station is set to close on March 22, 2014 for two years.  This closure will impact the following transportation services to the LMA:...
Feature Story: Running With Gratitude
MASCO Senior Accountant Adam Chamberlain won a coveted spot on the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s 2014 Marathon Team by sheer determination, and keeping a promise to his dad. “My father has been my biggest fan and my best friend f...
New Construction Calendar Details Area Projects
If there is one thing that is a constant in the Longwood Medical and Academic Area, it's construction. MASCO's Construction Coordinator Del Mandawe spends his days tracking all the construction in the LMA, and providing numerous daily updates...
Bright Horizons at Landmark Center - OPEN HOUSE
All LMA employees are invited to explore Bright Horizons at Landmark's enhanced infant, toddler, preschool and Kindergarten Prep Programs. Attend any of the three open houses and learn Bright Horizons' quality, state of t...
And The Winners Are.....
After seven months and more than 2,050 signed pledges, we pulled the names for the winners of the Karma Commuting Campaign. Harvard Medical School's Senior Grant Manager Ashley Congdon won one of the $100.00 Visa gift cards....
CommuteFest 2013 Attracts Large Crowd of LMA Employees
We are very happy to report that our first annual "CommuteFest" drew close to 500 LMA employees out to Blackfan Circle last Thursday. 
MASCO to Host Forum on "Integrating Environmentally Preferable Purchasing.
Join Us and Celebrate CommuteFest 2013!
Mark your calendars for THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3 and join us for CommuteFest 2013! From 11 am to 2 pm at Blackfan Circle at Harvard Institutes of Medicine, MASCO will host CommuteFest 2013, an event aimed at helping you improve your c...
Shuttle Stop Temporarily Relocated
Due to sewer and drainage installation inside the Kenmore lot, the shuttle stop near Maitland Street has been temporarily relocated to Brookline Avenue, by the Kenmore Lot main gate until further notice. Overland Street passengers will continue to us...
Mission Hill 5K Run to Benefit Local Park Set For October 5th
Calling all runners! And walkers, too! The Annual Mission Hill 5K Run to benefit the Kevin W. Fitzgerald Park is set for Saturday, October 5th.
MASCO Purchases New Fleet of Buses, Shuttles
With the help of a tax-exempt lease from MassDevelopment, MASCO has purchased a new fleet of buses and cut vans for its shuttle services. Canada-based New Flyer Industries will manufacture 30 Xcelsior clean diesel heavy-duty...
More Than 2000 LMA Employees Sign Safety Pledge, Share Karma Commuting Experiences
We here at MASCO are excited to report that more than 2000 LMA employees have taken the pledge to be safer, more courteous commuters as part of our Karma Commuting Campaign. And, many people have shared their thoughts, opinions a...
MASCO/MassInc Poll Results Reveal LMA Commuters Have Longest Average Commute in MA; Support New Revenues for Transit Improvements
Last March, MASCO member institutions distributed a MASCO/MassInc Survey to understand the ways in which employees commute to the LMA, and their opinions of the state of transportation options and service as it applies to their...
Muddy River Restoration and Daylighting Project
It's easy to forget that all the construction and traffic changes in and around the Sears Rotary are the means to an end, when the Muddy River is restored to the origianal vision of its architect, Frederick Law Olmsted. For a refreshing and h...
BIDMC and MASCO Partner up to Fill a Need
BIDMC’s Director of Community Relations Jane Matlaw saw a problem, and found a solution. Jane sits on the Board of Directors for ABCD Parker Hill/Fenway, and when ABCD’s Operations Manager Jessica Rosario was face...
MASCO's Annual Member Appreciation Golf Tournament Enjoyed By All
On Monday, June 24, MASCO hosted more than 120 golfers at Granite Links Golf Course in Quincy, MA for its annual Member Appreciation Golf Tournament. The award-winning course, named one of the "100 Greatest Golf Courses...
Mission Hill Farmers' Market is Open for the Season
The Market is Open! Mission Hill Farmers' Market is Open for the Season The Mission Hill Farmers' Market is open for the summer. Tuesdays the market is open from 2 pm - 7 pm at the Roxbury Crossing T Station, and on T...

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