John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies

McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies



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Commencement Issue: Embrace change and make it your own.

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Points of Pride 2.0 and Faculty, Student, and Alumni Accomplishments (May 2015 Report)


Meet Susan Crandall, the new director of our Center for Social Policy.

The State of the U.S. Economy: Professor Christian Weller says policymakers need to boost economic growth, help accelerate job growth and income gains for typical American families, and make sure that those hurt most by the subpar economy see substantial gains.

Kudos to our colleague Leigh Murphy who was honored with the Commonwealth Citation for Outstanding Performance. This staff member in the Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance earns the award which recognizes employees who make meaningful contributions which distinguish them from their peers.  

Obstacle to Peace: The Race Border: Student Ellen Lindeen writes an op ed on the summer course she's taking in Ecuador on Conflict Transformation Across Borders.

High-speed Rail in America: Time for a National Conversation? Public Policy Professor Michael Ahn and CPDD Fellow Malcom Russell-Einhorn share their thoughts in this Brookings TechTank blog.

Featured video: Discover how two Int'l Relations students are sharing their love of reading with children in Rwanda.



JULY 1: Management of Aging Services extended deadline

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JULY 7: Camp Shriver's 10th Anniversary

The chairman of Special Olympics joins us to honor the legacy of Eunice Shriver. By invitation only Read More 

JULY 27: Rebuilding Sustainable Communities in Afghanistan Conference

Join us to evaluate the reconstruction activities of the past 14 years and discover recommendations for the way forward Read More 

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