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  • Brockton tow operators deal with angry customers, but rake in money ›

    The Enterprise, January 26, 2016

    Brockton Mayor Bill Carpenter says he is taking a hard look at the current system for police-ordered towing, and whether the city can derive revenue from it. Carpenter says the McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management will be studying the issue for the city.
  • Ashland fire officer graduates from management training program ›

    Wicked Local Ashland, January 26, 2016

    Officers from several fire departments graduated from the 22nd offering of the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy’s Chief Fire Officer Management Training Program on Monday. The free program is offered in part by the McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management.
  • Ashland, Shrewsbury, Millis firefighters graduate from management training program ›

    The Ashland Tab, January 26, 2016

    Officers from several fire departments graduated from the 22nd offering of the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy’s Chief Fire Officer Management Training Program on Monday. The free program is offered in part by the McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management.
  • Haskell graduates from chief officer training program ›

    Wicked Local Wareham, January 26, 2016

    Officers from several fire departments graduated from the 22nd offering of the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy’s Chief Fire Officer Management Training Program on Monday. The free program is offered in part by the McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management.
  • Municipalities shouldn’t go it alone on IT ›

    CommonWealth Magazine, January 25, 2016

    Column mentions that the McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management has been embedding analysts in several public works departments to help managers make use of the data they already collect, giving them a better foundation for improving their data systems.
  • The New Normal Of Financial Vulnerability In America ›

    Forbes Online, January 25, 2016

    Christian Weller, professor of public policy and public affairs in the McCormack Graduate School, says “a lot of the energy and anger driving the campaign discussions is fueled by massive economic uncertainty today.”
  • Number of centenarians in the U.S. is on the rise ›

    CNN, January 25, 2016

    A study finds the population of Americans 100 and older has has grown by 44 percent in recent years, from 50,281 in 2000 to 72,197 in 2014. Kathrin Boerner, associate professor of gerontology in the McCormack Graduate School, says "the amount they value life is surprisingly high."
  • Ethiopia: A Workshop On Environmental Diplomacy Kicks Off in Addis Ababa ›

    allAfrica.com, January 14, 2016

    McCormack Graduate School Dean David W. Cash is representing UMass Boston at a three-day environmental diplomacy workshop in Ethiopia. The workshop is co-organized by the Center for Governance and Sustainability.
  • The Paris Agreement: The First Local Global Environmental Pact ›

    The Conversation, January 08, 2016

    "Nearly 200 national governments have committed to make cuts in greenhouse gas emissions ... But the task will in many ways fall to cities, states and provinces," writes David Cash, dean of the McCormack Graduate School, of the groundbreaking climate agreement struck in Paris last month.
  • It’s too late for a two-state solution in Israel and Palestine ›

    The New Republic, January 07, 2016

    "Many obstacles stand in the way of a two-state solution to the conflict in Israel and Palestine," writes Padraig O'Malley, the John Joseph Moakley Professor of Peace and Reconciliation in the McCormack Graduate School. "At the moment, negotiations are a nonstarter for all parties."
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