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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.

McCormack’s Professor Morel Visits White House to Discuss Dominican Affairs

Kelley LaMan, McCormack Graduate School | April 02, 2015

Domingo Morel joined over 200 leaders to to discuss immigration, education, trade, and workforce development.

TIME Top Influencer Ai-jen Poo: “We Need to Have a Plan” for Long-Term Care

Colleen Locke | April 01, 2015

Ai-jen Poo Is a Leading Thinker on How to Address Coming “Elder Boom”

McCormack Prof Earns Prestigious DuBois Fellowship to Study the Education of Young Men of Color

McCormack Graduate School | March 31, 2015

Kudos to Public Policy Professor Mark Warren who will study the school-to-prison pipeline.

Edward M. Kennedy Institute Welcomes President Barack Obama to Campus March 30

Office of Communications | March 26, 2015

President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and Vice President Joe Biden will attend a dedication ceremony on Monday, March 30 for the new Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, located on the University of Massachusetts Boston campus.

UMass Boston’s Darren Kew in Nigeria as Presidential Election Observer

Colleen Locke | March 25, 2015

Darren Kew, executive director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, is in Nigeria this week to monitor the March 28 presidential election.

“Hero of the Planet” Peter Raven Delivers Stark Sustainability Message at UMass Boston

Zach Herman | March 24, 2015

Earth is suffering because first-world nations have failed to control their consumption, Raven told a large crowd Tuesday in the Lipke Auditorium.