In the Media
January’s Here & There ›
Boston Irish Reporter, December 29, 2016Charlie Sennott gave Padraig O’Malley, the John Joseph Moakley Distinguished Professor of Peace and Reconciliation in the McCormack Graduate School, a shoutout, saying, “This is a guy who has worked across both sides of the divide where there is intense conflict.”
Panel Discussion to Focus on Cape Cod Climate Disruption ›
CapeCod.com, December 29, 2016Paul Kirshen, professor of climate adaptation and the academic director of the Sustainable Solutions Lab, is one of the January 6 panelists on climate disruption: mitigation, adaptation, and opportunities for Cape Cod.
Talking Points: Boston’s approach to a safer harbor, pot shops delayed, and more ›
The Boston Globe, December 28, 2016The latest Climate Ready Boston report, with contributions from UMass Boston scientists, warns of increased flooding, warmer temperatures, and a loss of 5 percent of the city's land due to rising seas.
In straw vote, divided Charter Commission in Amherst to study mayor-council government ›
Amherst Bulletin, December 24, 2016The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management, based in the McCormack Graduate School, is helping the Amherst Charter Commission examine alternative forms of government, some of which would scrap the representative Town Meeting.
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.