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UMass Boston Scholar Pens First-of-Its-Kind Study on Race, Gender and Political Leadership

McCormack Graduate School | November 22, 2016

Carol Hardy-Fanta is the is the lead author of Contested Transformation: Race, Gender, and Political Leadership in 21st Century America.

Senator Warren to Join Constituents at Women’s Policy Conference Friday

Office of Communications | November 17, 2016

Senator Elizabeth Warren will take the stage at the New England Women’s Policy Conference on Friday at 2:30 p.m. in UMass Boston's Campus Center Ballroom, speaking to students, academics, activists and women leaders less than two weeks after the election.

McCormack Scholar Ranks Municipal Websites Worldwide

McCormack Graduate School | November 16, 2016

Rutgers-UMass Boston Global E-Governance Survey highlights innovative practices on international municipal websites.

McCormack School Contributes to Conference: Teaching Good Governance and Values in a Connected World

McCormack Graduate School | November 09, 2016

Dean David W. Cash and faculty colleagues speak at annual schools of public policy and public affairs conference.

Center for Social Policy Report: Pathways to Quality Jobs in Construction, Hospitality, Healthcare

Office of Workforce Development and McCormack Graduate School | October 31, 2016

CSP report reveals these industries show promise for economic mobility.

UMass Boston Professor Publishes Book on Global Disaster Resilience

Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters | October 27, 2016

The book focuses on a bottom-up approach to disaster risk reduction and the building of community resilience

UMass Boston PhD Student Earns Fellowship to Study Gulf Coast Resilience

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | October 25, 2016

Debra Butler will examine how communities handle "shocks."

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.