In the Media
Ethiopia: A Workshop On Environmental Diplomacy Kicks Off in Addis Ababa ›
allAfrica.com, January 14, 2016McCormack 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."
Triangle Wire Pension Fight Resolved for 14 Former Employees ›
The Bulletin, January 05, 2016Former employees of Triangle Wire & Cable Co. are receiving lost pensions and benefits after more than a year of negotiations thanks to the New England Pension Assistance Project, part of the McCormack Graduate School's Pension Action Center.
From NPR’s International Desk: A Few Of Our Favorite Reads ›
NPR, December 30, 2015The Two-State Delusion, written by Padraig O'Malley, the John Joseph Moakley Professor of Peace and Reconciliation in the McCormack Graduate School, was named one of NPR’s favorite reads of 2015. "His research drew me in because it rang true to much of my experience," the reviewer wrote.
Fall River Charter Commission hires UMass Boston consultant ›
The Herald News, December 28, 2015The McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management has been hired to review Fall River's charter.
Security Takeaways from the Paris Summit ›
WGBH, December 21, 2015McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies Dean David Cash suggests that a multi-year economic drought in Syria is a direct and tangible cause of the ongoing issues there, as climate issues become profoundly security related.
Introducing MyRA: A New Solution To America’s Retirement Crisis ›
The International Business Times, December 17, 2015Christian Weller, professor of public policy and public affairs in McCormack Graduate School, says President Obama took an executive action to encourage retirement savings in 2014 because a legislative option was not on the table.
COP21 Proved the Power of Peer Pressure ›
The Boston Globe, December 16, 2015Maria Ivanova, an associate professor in the McCormack Graduate School and codirector of the school's Center for Governance and Sustainability, wrote this column on the Paris climate agreement.
Television in Afghanistan is Pushing Boundaries, and Viewers Like What They See ›
The World, December 16, 2015Profile on Afghan journalist Samiullah Mahdi, who is studying at UMass Boston on a Fulbright scholarship.