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  • The UN Needs Science Advice Now More Than Ever ›

    Research Europe, March 07, 2017

    Maria Ivanova, associate professor of conflict resolution, human security, and global governance in the McCormack Graduate School and United Nations Scientific Board member, writes that policy will suffer if the board's work is not renewed.
  • Steep student decline in Adams-Cheshire Regional’s population demands change ›

    The Berkshire Eagle, March 06, 2017

    The Adams-Cheshire Regional School District has delayed a vote on a proposal to close one of its two elementary schools. The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management, based in the McCormack Graduate School, is advising the district on how to cut costs.
  • Chicopee to study DPW salaries after losing employees ›

    The Republican, March 06, 2017

    The City of Chicopee plans to hire the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management, part of the McCormack Graduate School, to do a salary study so it can set a new wage scale for Department of Public Works employees.
  • Adams-Cheshire School Committee puts off voting on which school to close ›

    The Berkshire Eagle, March 03, 2017

    The Adams-Cheshire Regional School District has delayed a vote on a proposal to close one of its two elementary schools. The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management, based in the McCormack Graduate School, is advising the district on how to cut costs.
  • UN Climate Chief Unable to Secure Meeting with US State Department ›

    The Guardian, March 02, 2017

    The U.N.'s climate chief has been unable to secure a meeting with the U.S. State Department as President Trump's mulls withdrawing from the Paris Agreement. “I don’t think it’s a good sign – it’s a snub,” said Associate Professor Maria Ivanova of the McCormack Graduate School.
  • Do legislative staffers deserve a raise, too? ›

    CommonWealth Magazine, February 27, 2017

    Christa Kelleher, research director for the McCormack Graduate School's Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy, asks whether keeping pay levels for legislative staffers at current levels "might limit skill and knowledge acquisition to just one budget cycle or legislative session."
  • UN Science Board Awaits Its Fate ›

    *Research, February 27, 2017

    Maria Ivanova, associate professor of conflict resolution, human security, and global governance in the McCormack Graduate School and UN Scientific Board member, says the board should serve the UN secretary-general position, and not just a specific secretary-general.
  • Bay State Seniors Struggle to Get By ›

    Boston Herald, February 27, 2017

    Professor of Gerontology Jan Mutchler compiled the 2016 Elder Economic Security Standard Index, which found Massachusetts has the second-largest population of elderly residents who are scraping to get by, second only to Mississippi.
  • Some seniors struggle with cost of Bozeman living ›

    Bozeman Daily Chronicle, February 26, 2017

    The Elder Index, which UMass Boston developed, estimates that seniors in Gallatin County, Montana need about $1,816 a month to meet their basic needs.
  • Ignoring International Environmental Treaties ›

    Paste Magazine, February 24, 2017

    Maria Ivanova, associate professor of conflict resolution, human security, and global governance in the McCormack Graduate School, says environmental treaties "level the playing field" and "ensure other countries will have the kinds of regulation and legislation that the United States has.”
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