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Public Administration Alum Wins First Election on a Different Kind of Platform

McCormack Graduate School | October 21, 2016

Devyn Keith (left) will live in four different economically disenfranchised neighborhoods during his four-year term as city councilor.

McCormack’s Gerontology Institute Studies Healthy Aging among Rhode Island Seniors

Gerontology Institute | October 17, 2016

The report details 120 healthy aging indicators for older adults in each of the state’s 39 cities and towns.

MA Office of Public Collaboration Awards $600K in Grants to Community Mediation Centers Statewide

Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration | October 12, 2016

These centers will be able to continue to deliver important free and low cost local services to primarily low-income citizens.

UMass Boston Professors Honored with Leventhal Environment Award

Office of Communications | October 06, 2016

Two professors from UMass Boston’s School for the Environment will be honored for their work on the environment tomorrow evening at the sixth annual Norman B. Leventhal Awards for Excellence in City Building.

UMass Boston’s McCormack Graduate School, WBUR, Boston Globe to Host Ballot Debate on Marijuana

Office of Communications | October 03, 2016

UMass Boston’s McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, WBUR, and The Boston Globe will host a debate Tuesday on whether to legalize the possession and eventually the sale of marijuana by adults.

Center for Social Policy and CEDAC Announce New Commonwealth Workforce Coalition Partnership

Office of Communications | September 29, 2016

The Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC) and the University of Massachusetts Boston McCormack Graduate School Center for Social Policy (CSP) are announcing a new partnership to manage the Commonwealth Workforce Coalition.

UMass Boston’s McCormack Grad School, WBUR, Boston Globe Host Ballot Debate on Farm Regulations

Office of Communications | September 19, 2016

Tuesday’s debate will focus on Question 3, which would prohibit certain forms of confinement of animals raised for eggs or slaughter.

UMass Boston’s McCormack Graduate School Experts Contribute to Path-Breaking United Nations Report

Office of Communications | September 19, 2016

The world’s most pressing challenges -- whether climate change, population growth, infectious diseases or massive inequalities of resources – will only be met successfully if science is brought to the task far more effectively, according to a United Nations report drafted by a team at UMass Boston.

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UMass Boston in Top Tier Nationally

Office of Communications | September 13, 2016

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of Massachusetts Boston in the first tier of “national universities” in the United States, according to a new report released Tuesday.

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz Visits UMass Boston

Office of Communications | September 09, 2016

The Obama administration official talked renewable energy and the role of public universities during a visit to campus Friday.