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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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."
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.