In the Media

Closing The Pay Gap ›

Greater Boston | September 06, 2017
Ann Bookman, director of the McCormack Graduate School's Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy, joins Greater Boston to talk about a new center report that shows free workshops are helping women negotiate raises and get competitive salaries at new jobs.

What a future sea barrier in Boston would look like ›

Boston.com | September 06, 2017
UMass Boston professors studying the feasibility of a Boston Harbor barrier are preparing to release a report this December.

Mayor Walsh, Office of Women’s Advancement release report on impact of city-sponsored salary ... ›

Sampan | September 06, 2017
Of 52 workshop attendees interviewed as part of a new study by the McCormack Graduate School's Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy, nearly half either negotiated a pay raise at their current job or a starting salary at a new job that bumped them up to or above the market rate.

How Women Are Using Boston’s Salary Negotiation Workshops ›

WBUR-FM | September 05, 2017
Of 52 workshop attendees interviewed as part of a new study by the McCormack Graduate School's Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy, nearly half either negotiated a pay raise at their current job or a starting salary at a new job that bumped them up to or above the market rate.

For women, salary negotiation workshops pay off ›

The Boston Globe | September 04, 2017
Of 52 workshop attendees interviewed as part of a new study by the McCormack Graduate School's Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy, nearly half either negotiated a pay raise at their current job or a starting salary at a new job that bumped them up to or above the market rate.

Boston Studying A Hurricane Barrier To Combat Flooding ›

CBS Boston | August 30, 2017
Professor of Climate Adaptation Paul Kirshen, academic director of the Sustainable Solutions Lab, says rising seas and an intense storm could create a devastating flood that would make Boston "look like from the air the way it did in the 1770s. You’re just going to see the high points."

Could Harbor ‘Gates’ Help Boston During Hurricanes? ›

NECN | August 30, 2017
UMass Boston is working with the city to study how Boston can protect itself from hurricanes as sea levels continue to rise. "“I think one of our challenges is to figure out how we prepare ourselves for a Harvey of the future,” says David Cash, dean of the McCormack Graduate School.

Peacemaker’s Next Challenge ›

NECN | August 30, 2017
John Joseph Moakley Professor of Peace and Reconciliation Padraig O'Malley of the McCormack Graduate School and the Global Alliance for the Marginalized and for Equity is raising money for an October conference where young Muslims will draw up a Charter of Rights for Stigmatized Young Muslims.

Boston hurricane barrier eyed ›

Boston Herald | August 29, 2017
A team at the University of Massachusetts Boston’s Sustainable Solutions Lab has been studying the feasibility of building a hurricane barrier to wall off Boston Harbor from storm surges, similar to systems in Rotterdam in the Netherlands and one under development in Venice.

No. Easton man to head UMass Boston lifelong learning ›

The Patriot Ledger | August 21, 2017
Interim Chancellor Barry Mills was among those who attended a 90th birthday event for philanthropist Bernard Osher. The McCormack Graduate School is home to one of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes that Osher supports.