In the Media

Elder Services needs study to be presented ›

Daily Times Chronicle | June 16, 2017
Jan Mutchler, director of the McCormack Graduate School's Center for Social and Demographic Research on Aging, will be presenting her findings from the Elder Services Needs Assessment today at 1 at the Pleasant Street Center in Reading.

More Than a ‘Summer Slump’: How the Loss of Structure Affects Academics ›

The Chronicle of Higher Education | June 15, 2017
Jamie Hagen, a PhD student in the global governance and human security program, talks about the "summer slump" -- a period of isolation between semesters that can heighten symptoms of depression or anxiety for those susceptible to such disorders.

Baby boomers are downsizing - and the kids won’t take the family heirlooms ›

The Boston Globe | June 04, 2017
“Your world was expanding, and now it’s beginning to shrink," Len Fishman, director of the McCormack Graduate School's Gerontology Institute, says about downsizing. "What goes along with this kind of move is a life review, asking what’s next? Am I going to be useful? Will my life have meaning?”

Climate Impact ›

NECN | June 02, 2017
David W. Cash, dean of the McCormack Graduate School and former Massachusetts DEP and DPU commissioner, talks to This Week in Business about the global and local impact of President Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement.

What Trump’s Withdrawal From Climate Agreement Means For Economy And Environment ›

WBUR | June 02, 2017
David W. Cash, dean of the McCormack Graduate School and former commissioner of the state's Department of Environmental Protection, joined WBUR's All Things Considered to help sort out the economic and environmental implications of President Trump's decision to exit the Paris Climate Accord.

‘Calamitous Error’: Local Lawmakers Condemn Trump Decision to Withdraw From Paris Climate Agreement ›

NBC Boston | June 01, 2017
Dean David W. Cash is interviewed on the impact of President Trump's decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Change Agreement.

NightSide - An Update on the Paris Accord ›

WBZ-1030 | June 01, 2017
David W. Cash, dean of the McCormack Graduate School and former commissioner of the state's Department of Environmental Protection, joined NightSide with Dan Rea to help sort out the economic and environmental implications of President Trump's decision to exit the Paris Climate Accord.

Chicopee schools in deficit, asking for influx of $1.25 million ›

The Republican | May 31, 2017
The McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management has been commissioned to do a study on consolidating school and city resources in Chicopee.

Why economists are skeptical that U.S. can grow by 3 percent ›

PolitiFact | May 26, 2017
Christian Weller, professor of public policy and public affairs in the McCormack Graduate School, argues that what’s needed is higher spending on infrastructure, greater corporate investment rather than profit-taking, and greater consumption by an expanding middle class.

Program aimed to help seniors live smarter ›

Boston Herald | May 24, 2017
Jan Mutchler, director of the Center for Social and Demographic Research on Aging, contributed to Boston's new three-year plan to make city living easier for older residents. Mutchler says an aging citizenry is a “dramatic demographic shift that will affect every city in America in the near future.”