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  • This Youth Day, Let’s Remember the Young People Stolen From Us By the Violence of Our History ›

    allAfrica, June 16, 2016

    Padraig O’Malley, the John Joseph Moakley Distinguished Professor of Peace and Reconciliation at the McCormack Graduate School, says there are many flaws with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's 2003 report. "The full story has yet to be written," he said.
  • Franklin to study ambulance practices ›

    Milford Daily News, June 12, 2016

    An ambulance study in Franklin, which will be led by the McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management, could be used to lobby the state for changes to its regulations.
  • Senators Leaving for Europe on Climate Change Fact-Finding Trip ›

    State House News, June 09, 2016

    McCormack Graduate School Dean David W. Cash and Professor Paul Kirshen are part of a delegation traveling to Netherlands, Denmark, and Sweden this week to learn how cities in that part of the world have responded to climate change and approached the challenge of reducing their carbon footprints.
  • Changing Jobs? Don’t Forget 401(k) Accounts Along the Way ›

    The Alert Investor, June 07, 2016

    Jeanne Medeiros, director of the McCormack Graduate School's Pension Action Center, says if you change jobs, make sure your retirement plan has your current contact information and that you stay on top of your past employer’s status.
  • Missing Pensions Costly to Retirees ›

    Kiplinger, June 06, 2016

    The Labor Department has opened investigations into more than four dozen large pension plans since last summer. Jeanne Medeiros, director of the McCormack Graduate School's Pension Action Center, says "there isn't a lot of initiative on the part of plans to pay benefits when they're due."
  • The Uncertain Future for Nuclear Power in the United States ›

    The Economist, June 06, 2016

    Michael Keating, senior fellow at the McCormack Graduate School's Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, writes about the nuclear power industry, saying, "The future for nuclear is cloudy but it remains compelling."
  • Turner: Hillary needs a passion infusion ›

    Boston Herald, May 24, 2016

    Robert Turner, senior fellow at the McCormack Graduate School, writes if Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton could offer a credible response to the problem of student loan debt, "she would walk into the White House."
  • Clinton-era welfare rule gets little notice in election ›

    The Boston Globe, May 20, 2016

    Susan R. Crandall, director of the McCormack Graduate School's Center for Social Policy, says the policies pitched by the presidential candidates ignore the very poor. "There is an assumption that people are able to work. But in many cases jobs are out of reach," she said.
  • Paid leave would cost $159 per worker, UMass report finds ›

    The Boston Globe, May 19, 2016

    It’s About Time, issued by the Center for Women in Politics and Center for Social Policy, both based out of the McCormack Graduate School, offers timely estimates on the proposed family and medical leave program in Massachusetts.
  • University of Massachusetts Boston names Brookline resident senior fellow ›

    Wicked Local, May 14, 2016

    Jackie Jenkins-Scott of Brookline has been appointed a senior fellow in the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy’s Fellowship Program for Distinguished Public Service Leaders. The center is part of the McCormack Graduate School.
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