In the Media
Pausing This Holiday Season to Savor the Gift of Life ›
WBUR, December 23, 2016Bob Massie, executive director of UMass Boston's Sustainable Solutions Lab, says Americans should confront the challenges of our current era by remembering the lessons of Hanukkah and Christmas--holiday traditions borne in times of apparent hopelessness.
Selectmen tab next Town Manager ›
The Millbury Sutton Chronicle, December 22, 2016UMass Boston alumnus David Marciello has been chosen as the next town manager in Millbury.
In Boston, Who Will Bear Climate Change Burden? ›
Bay State Banner, December 21, 2016“It’s very real. Climate change is already happening. There’s ample evidence of it,” says Professor of Climate Adaptation Paul Kirshen. Kirshen recently co-led a research group of experts in developing new Boston-focused climate change impact projections.
The staggering difference between rich Asian Americans and poor Asian Americans ›
The Washington Post, December 21, 2016Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller says Asian Americans are such an economically diverse group that wealth inequality is actually worse among Asian Americans than among white Americans.
City reaches deal with unions ›
Gloucester Times, December 20, 2016The McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management is doing a job classification and compensation study for the City of Gloucester.
The Lasting Legacy of John McCormack ›
The Boston Globe, December 19, 2016McCormack Graduate School Dean David W. Cash wrote this column on the school's namesake, John W. McCormack.
Massachusetts ranked 2nd healthiest state in US and here’s why ›
Metro, December 15, 2016Connie Chan, associate dean and professor in the McCormack Graduate School, says voters' decision to repeal the tax on alcohol in 2010 may be one reason Massachusetts has a higher rate of binge or chronic drinking.
Boston faces ‘serious risk’ from climate change: Report ›
Metro, December 14, 2016Ellen Douglas, graduate program director in the School for the Environment, is a key contributor to the Climate Ready Boston report that will guide local efforts to prepare for the impact of climate change. Mayor Marty Walsh released the latest part of the report last week.
In the News: Ron Marlow ›
Bay State Banner, December 09, 2016Ron Marlow, a doctoral student in the McCormack Graduate School's public policy program, has joined the National Urban League as vice president for workforce development.
$15 minimum wage could squeeze workers on public assistance ›
The Boston Globe, December 09, 2016Analysis by the McCormack Graduate School's Center for Social Policy finds a boost in minimum wage pay to $15 an hour could mean the loss of hundreds of dollars a month in government benefits for some families. Professor of Economics Randy Albelda, who led the study, comments on the "cliff effect."