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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.

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

Office of Communications | September 09, 2016

UMass Boston’s McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, WBUR, and The Boston Globe will host a debate Tuesday on whether voters should agree to raise the cap on the number of charter schools in Massachusetts.

Magazine Honors UMass Boston for Focus on Diversity, Inclusion

Office of Communications | September 02, 2016

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine has given UMass Boston a Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award.

UMass Boston “Best in the Northeast” for Second Straight Year

Office of Communications | August 31, 2016

The University of Massachusetts Boston is one of the featured schools on The Princeton Review’s “Best in the Northeast” list for 2017.

New Public Administration Offerings Debut This Fall at McCormack Graduate School

McCormack Graduate School | August 30, 2016

College launches a new master’s degree in global comparative public administration and adds two new tracks to its traditional MPA.