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It Takes a Village to Restore Justice in a Prison ›

ACResolution | April 07, 2017
Daria Lyman, a senior fellow in the McCormack Graduate School’s Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development and the founder of UMass Boston's Restorative Justice Project, wrote this article on the connections that are made as a result of the Restorative Justice Project's courses at Concord Prison's medium and minimum security facilities.

Peacemaker Padraig O’Malley for Belfast Film Festival screening tonight ›

The Irish News | April 06, 2017
Padraig O'Malley, the John Joseph Moakley Professor of Peace and Reconciliation in the McCormack Graduate School, will be at tonight's Belfast Film Festival screening of The Peacemaker, a documentary about his work.

Study: 60 Percent of Rural Millennials Lack Access to a Political Life ›

The Conversation | March 27, 2017
Felicia Sullivan, an associate lecturer in conflict resolution, human security, and global governance in the McCormack Graduate School, writes that rural youth have fewer opportunities to observe, participate, and learn about civic and political engagement.

When an older neighbor recedes from view, is calling the authorities moral—or meddling? ›

The Boston Globe | March 25, 2017
Len Fishman, director of the Gerontology Institute in the McCormack Graduate School, says the best way for society to help faltering elders who live alone is to connect them with each other and with community programs, although “there are certainly folks who fall through the cracks.”

‘An IRA leader turned peacemaker’: How Martin McGuinness is being remembered internationally ›

The Journal Irish | March 22, 2017
Padraig O'Malley, the John Joseph Moakley Professor of Peace and Reconciliation in the McCormack Graduate School, shares his personal memories of Martin McGuinness, the IRA leader-turned-peacemaker who died Tuesday.

Leaders want joint HR chief as Lee, Lenox explore shared services relationship ›

The Berkshire Eagle | March 21, 2017
The salary of a human resources director for the towns of Lee and Lenox will be set after a report on statewide pay scales from the McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management.

Approximated Employment Effects of the American Health Care Act ›

Center for American Progress | March 20, 2017
Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller writes that undoing the Affordable Care Act and replacing it with the American Health Care Act "will likely impact the economy and, thus, employment."

Win $1 Million For Your Bright Idea To Fix The World ›

NPR | March 18, 2017
Maria Ivanova, associate professor of conflict resolution, human security, and global governance in the McCormack Graduate School, is an ambassador for the New Shapes competition, which is seeking solutions to the world's most pressing problems, such as conflict, climate change, and extreme poverty.

Revised Fall River charter changes move toward responsibility over power ›

The Herald News | March 17, 2017
Fall River's Charter Commission hired the McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management to lead 25 commission meetings and do hundreds of hours of research and work.

Chicopee study to examine joining departments ›

The Republican | March 17, 2017
The McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management will study a long-discussed proposal to join some city and school departments in Chicopee.