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McCormack’s Public Policy Doctoral Student Awarded International Fellowship

Kelley LaMan, McCormack Graduate School | April 30, 2015

Kudos to Ana Maria Sanchez Rodriguez who earned an Inter-American Foundation Grassroots Development Field Research Fellowship.

Three McCormack Professors Receive Internal Grants to Support Research and Service Projects

Samantha Flaherty, McCormack Graduate School | April 30, 2015

The Vice Provost of Research has awarded grants to fund timely and impactful initiatives by Karen Ross, Ann Bookman, and Jan Mutchler.

All Souls Author MacDonald Discusses Restorative Justice Practices at Slomoff Symposium

Colleen Locke | April 28, 2015

All Souls Author Michael Patrick MacDonald led a panel discussion on restorative justice at Tuesday's annual Slomoff Symposium.

UN Assistant Secretary-General Elliott Harris Discusses Environmental Leadership at UMass Boston

Negusu Aklilu | April 28, 2015

McCormack Grad School's Center for Governance and Sustainability celebrated Earth Day with a lecture on environmental leadership.

William Julius Wilson Delivers Major Talk on Race and Class at UMass Boston’s McCormack Grad School

McCormack Graduate School | April 22, 2015

Renowned urban sociologist revisits his controversial 1978 book, The Declining Signifiance of Race

Global Governance Professor Earns Carnegie Fellowship to Study Global Environmental Treaties

McCormack Graduate School | April 22, 2015

McCormack Grad School's Maria Ivanova is one of 30 inaugural Andrew Carnegie Foundation Fellows.

UMass Boston Professor Earns Guggenheim, College Board Fellowships to Study Educational Justice

Colleen Locke | April 14, 2015

Associate Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Mark Warren was one of only 13 social scientists to receive the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship this year.

Economists Call for Greater Investment in Paid Caregivers at CWPPP Forum at State House

Muna Killingback, Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy | April 13, 2015

Leading economists and policy experts called for increased investment in the tens of thousands of mostly women eldercare and childcare workers at a forum organized by CWPPP at the State House on April 6, speaking to a standing room only, panelist argue that workers are undervalued and underpaid

When Nurses are Also Patients: McCormack Team Researches Intimate Partner Violence in South Africa

Leigh Murphy, McCormack Graduate School | April 08, 2015

McCormack Graduate School Global Governance faculty and students collaborate to publish new journal article.

Nigerian Presidential Election Observer Darren Kew Comments on Historic Outcome

Office of Communications | April 03, 2015

Darren Kew, executive director of UMass Boston’s Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, was in Nigeria serving as an observer for the Nigerian presidential election.