In the Media
Nigeria’s Buhari Puts Anticorruption Drive into High Gear ›
Christian Science Monitor, November 04, 2015Darren Kew, executive director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development in the McCormack Graduate School, says new Nigerian president Muhammad Buhari has a reputation as a corruption fighter, but has not undertaken "any major cleaning or vetting efforts" since his election.
Mendon: Study shows town’s pay low ›
The Milford Daily News, November 02, 2015A study of town salaries by the McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management found that “in most instances, the salaries in Mendon are well below the average and median of the comparable communities.”
Senior study comes before selectmen tonight in Boxford ›
Wicked Local, November 02, 2015Nina Silverstein and Caitlin Coyle of the Center for Social and Demographic Research on Aging, part of the McCormack Graduate School's Gerontology Institute, presented the report “Aging in Boxford: Planning for an ‘Active and Involved’ Future” to the Board of Selectmen on Monday night.
UMass Boston’s Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy turns 20 ›
The Boston Globe, November 01, 2015Chancellor J. Keith Motley is pictured with Vicki Kennedy and Betty Taymor, who created the first graduate certificate program in Women in Politics and Public Policy in 1968 at Simmons College. The program later moved to Boston College, and then to UMass Boston's McCormack Graduate School.
Guest commentary: Time to broaden the equal pay conversation ›
Boston Business Journal, October 27, 2015Article cites a study from the McCormack Graduate School's Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy that found Latina women who work as customer service representatives earn just 50 cents on the dollar compared to men.
What makes cities good for building wealth? ›
Yahoo! Finance, October 25, 2015Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller says whether or not your employer offers a retirement plan has a lot to do with where you live, both in terms of culture and supply and demand. Weller is a professor in the McCormack Graduate School.
Implementing the Iran Nuclear Deal, All Revved Up, and Joyce Carol Oates ›
Boston Public Radio, October 19, 2015David Cash, dean of the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, talks about the Plainridge Park Casino, fantasy sports, whether Vice President Joe Biden will run for president, and the bickering between Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Jeb Bush.
Easton considering town council ›
The Boston Globe, October 17, 2015With the help of the McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management, Easton's Special Act Charter Committee has written a proposed new charter that would substantially change the organization of local government.
State guide recognizes female councilors of color ›
Cape Cod Times, October 15, 2015Article on how two Hyannis women are featured in the state’s first guide dedicated to women of color elected to political office in Massachusetts. The McCormack Graduate School's Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy and the Women's Pipeline for Change released the guide last month.
Latina women suffer worst from wage gap ›
Bay State Banner, October 14, 2015Ann Bookman, director of the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at the McCormack Graduate School, says women of all races earn 81 cents for every dollar a man earns and African American women earn 61 cents. Bookman took part in a Latina Equal Pay Day briefing.