In the Media
After Paris Attacks, African Migrants and Refugees to Face Greater Scrutiny in Europe ›
International Business Times, November 16, 2015Some 819,218 refugees and migrants arrived in Europe by sea in 2015. Says Darren Kew, executive director of the McCormack Graduate School's Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, "My fear is that the Paris attacks will give Europeans a greater license for decreased tolerance of migrants."
In Chelsea and Beyond, Latino Politicians Take Center Stage ›
The Boston Globe, November 13, 2015Ann Bookman, director of the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at McCormack Graduate School, applauds the recent wave of Latinos elected to office in Massachusetts, saying "genuine public policy debate" is possible when the makeup of the government reflects its people.
Professor of peace speaks on need for Israel-Palestine connection ›
The Boston Globe, November 13, 2015Padraig O'Malley, the John Joseph Moakley Professor of Peace and Reconciliation in the McCormack Graduate School, will talk about his new book, The Two-State Delusion, at the Cohasset library’s Sunday Author Talk series.
Mendon: Special Town Meeting Tuesday ›
Milford Daily News, November 12, 2015Mendon will hold a special Town Meeting on Tuesday to discuss pay hikes for town employees after an evaluation by the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management found the town's salaries were not competitive with other municipalities.
Boxford COA needs more space, independent study finds ›
Wicked Local, November 09, 2015Nina Silverstein and Caitlin Coyle of the Center for Social and Demographic Research on Aging, part of the McCormack Graduate School's Gerontology Institute, came to the same conclusion as those who prepared an in-house report: the number of older Boxford residents is growing fast.
Mendon: Selectmen implement compensation study recommendations ›
Wicked Local, November 09, 2015Based on a study conducted by the McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management, selectmen in Mendon decided Monday night to increase the pay of nonunion employees.
Boxford Council on Aging receives study report ›
Wicked Local Middleton, November 05, 2015Professor of Gerontology Nina Silverstein and Gerontology Institute research assistant Caitlin Coyle have completed a 16-week study on the needs of older residents in Boxford. The report was recently presented to the Boxford Council on Aging. The Gerontology Institute is in the McCormack Graduate School.
COUNTERPOINT: Risks increase necessity ›
The Times and Democrat, November 05, 2015Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller of the McCormack Graduate School writes that Social Security is facing a long-term financial shortfall, but that the economic security of future retirees can be preserved and strengthened with "thoughtful updates" to the program.
Bolling: Women make history in Boston and the state ›
Boston Herald, November 05, 2015Joyce Ferriabough Bolling cites the recent work of UMass Boston's Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy in her appraisal of a record-setting election for women in Boston and across Massachusetts.
Women in minority in local offices ›
Concord Monitor, November 04, 2015Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy Director Ann Bookman says there is still work to be done to increase equality in politics. “I think that there are still kind of gender-based stereotypes (for what) are appropriate roles for women and being an elected official is not one of them yet."