In the Media
Climate change summitry’s force of nature: Christiana Figueres ›
The Christian Science Monitor, September 21, 2014Christiana Figueres, the United Nations climate change chief who delivered the commencement address at UMass Boston in May, is featured in the cover story of this month's Monitor.
Malnourishment among elders undetected in ER ›
The Boston Globe, September 21, 2014Associate Professor of Gerontology Elizabeth Dugan says "the prevalence is alarming" of malnutrition among seniors, and says the problem must be addressed by primary care physicians, not during visits to the emergency room.
National Book Award non-fiction long list announced ›
USA Today, September 17, 2014Nigel Hamilton, a senior fellow in the McCormack Graduate School, has been longlisted for the nonfiction National Book Award for "The Mantle of Command," the first volume of his two-part biography on President Franklin Roosevelt.
For women topping November ballot, equality’s been long time coming in Massachusetts ›
The Republican, September 15, 2014The Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy is one of several organizations in Massachusetts that offers support for women candidates trying to break through in the male-dominated state political scene.
Wilbraham selectmen appoint nine-member Town Administrator Search Committee ›
MassLive.com, September 12, 2014The select board of Wilbraham voted Monday to hire the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management to assist with the search for a new town administrator.
Wilbraham selectmen contemplate MLP manager position ›
The Reminder, September 11, 2014The select board of Wilbraham voted Monday to hire the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management to assist with the search for a new town administrator.
Wilbraham town administrator search moving forward ›
MassLive.com, September 08, 2014The select board of Wilbraham voted Monday to hire the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management to assist with the search for a new town administrator.
UMass Boston Dean Was Witness to Boston School Desegregation ›
Boston Globe, September 06, 2014Dean Ira A. Jackson of the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies recounts the first day of school desegregation in South Boston 40 years ago. Jackson was then chief of staff to Boston Mayor Kevin White.
Tolman apologizes for calling Healey’s questions ‘unbecoming’ ›
Boston Globe, August 27, 2014Ann Bookman, director of the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy, says that Warren Tolman’s use of the word ‘unbecoming’ to describe attorney general opponent Maura Healey’s actions during a debate is one more instance of candidates being treated differently because of their sex.
Christian Weller on the State of the Economy in August ›
Center for American Progress, August 26, 2014Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller says the U.S. economy is making modest gains, but the recovery is stratified: "While the nation's wealthiest reap the benefits, America's working class is left behind and faces tremendous economic insecurity."