In the Media
Rebuilding Afghanistan after US withdrawal ›
Anadolu Agency, May 05, 2014The future prospects for a secure Afghanistan depend on whether the country's various political and cultural factions can cooperate in the absence of U.S. forces, says Michael Keating of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development.
Why over 250 abducted Nigerian schoolgirls remain missing ›
CBC News, May 03, 2014Associate Professor Darren Kew says the Nigerian military lacks the manpower to adequately respond to the mass kidnapping of more than 300 girls, allegedly by the separatist group Boko Haram.
Boko Haram And A Mass Kidnapping In Nigeria ›
On Point with Tom Ashbrook, May 01, 2014Darren Kew, associate professor in the Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance, talks about the mass kidnapping of 200 teenage girls in Nigeria.
Salem extends principal search ›
SalemNews.com, April 24, 2014The Edward J. Collins Jr. Center for Public Management at UMass Boston is helping the city of Salem hire new principals at three struggling schools -- a decision that will have an enormous impact on the future of the Level 4-rated district.
Taking Charge: You can get help unraveling your pension benefits ›
Providence Journal, April 21, 2014The New England Pension Assistance Project (NEPAP) is highlighted in this column, in which a reader inquires about how to assemble the details of his pension plans. NEPAP is part of Gerontology @ UMass Boston and the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies.
Economic Snapshot: April 2014 ›
Center for American Progress, April 21, 2014"Middle-class Americans continue to struggle amid modest economic growth and moderate job creation," writes Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller in his April column for the Center for American Progress.
How Chelsea’s pregnancy could affect Hillary’s presidential bid ›
The Washington Times, April 21, 2014Ann Bookman, director of the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at UMass Boston, says the media reveals a gender-based double standard by asking questions about how Chelsea Clinton's pregnancy could affect Hillary Clinton's plans for a presidential run.
Climate change could be a factor in the war in Nigeria ›
All Things Catholic - National Catholic Reporter, April 17, 2014Darren Kew, director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development at UMass Boston, says the ever-present conflict between Muslims and Christians in Nigeria is about more than religion -- it's also about climate change.
Walsh task force focus is senior housing ›
Dorchester Reporter, April 17, 2014New Mayor Marty Walsh is assembling a housing task force that is expected to incorporate analysis from the recent "Aging in Boston" report, issued by the Center for Social and Demographic Research on Aging at UMass Boston's Gerontology Institute.
‘Aging in Boston’ Report Released by the Elderly Commission ›
Boston Magazine, April 16, 2014Additional coverage of the "Aging in Boston" report, which was a collaboration between UMass Boston and the city's Boston Commission on Affairs of the Elderly.