In the Media

CPD Welcomes Nigerian Judges ›

Wicked Local | August 07, 2017
The Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, based in the McCormack Graduate School, recently sponsored an annual workshop that brought judges from Nigeria to learn about restorative justice with members of the Concord Police Department.

City Plots A Series Of Defenses For East Boston’s Coast ›

WBUR-FM | August 02, 2017
Paul Kirshen, academic director of UMass Boston's Sustainable Solutions Lab, says it could cost half a billion dollars to protect the entire neighborhood of East Boston from the impact of climate change. He says the return on investment would be more than 10 to 1.

A Day to Put Ourselves in a Refugee’s Shoes ›

Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition | July 10, 2017
Beyza Burcak, a conflict resolution master's student in the McCormack Graduate School, wrote this post about empathizing with refugees.

Ipswich Climate Action Column: Carbon Tax May Be Inevitable ›

Wicked Local | June 30, 2017
At a hearing at the State House on June 20, McCormack Graduate School Dean David W. Cash spoke to those who think that a carbon tax is impossible to achieve: “Our long experience in Washington has taught us that the transition from the inconceivable to the inevitable can sometimes be very rapid."

Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance Initiative (C2G2) Announces New Advisory Group ›

Houston Chronicle | June 20, 2017
Maria Ivanova, director of the McCormack Graduate School's Center for Governance and Sustainability and the Global Environmental Governance Project, has been named to a new advisory group convened by the Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance Initiative.

States Vow to Uphold Climate Goals Despite Paris Exit ›

The GroundTruth Project | June 20, 2017
McCormack Graduate School Dean David W. Cash says now that the United States has pulled out of the Paris Agreement, states have a chance to take the lead on climate change. “The states have always been a laboratory for this kind of innovation,” Cash said.

More Than a ‘Summer Slump’: How the Loss of Structure Affects Academics ›

The Chronicle of Higher Education | June 15, 2017
Jamie Hagen, a PhD student in the global governance and human security program, talks about the "summer slump" -- a period of isolation between semesters that can heighten symptoms of depression or anxiety for those susceptible to such disorders.

Climate Impact ›

NECN | June 02, 2017
David W. Cash, dean of the McCormack Graduate School and former Massachusetts DEP and DPU commissioner, talks to This Week in Business about the global and local impact of President Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement.

What Trump’s Withdrawal From Climate Agreement Means For Economy And Environment ›

WBUR | June 02, 2017
David W. Cash, dean of the McCormack Graduate School and former commissioner of the state's Department of Environmental Protection, joined WBUR's All Things Considered to help sort out the economic and environmental implications of President Trump's decision to exit the Paris Climate Accord.

‘Calamitous Error’: Local Lawmakers Condemn Trump Decision to Withdraw From Paris Climate Agreement ›

NBC Boston | June 01, 2017
Dean David W. Cash is interviewed on the impact of President Trump's decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Change Agreement.