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  • Boxford Council on Aging receives study report ›

    Wicked Local Middleton, November 05, 2015

    Professor of Gerontology Nina Silverstein and Gerontology Institute research assistant Caitlin Coyle have completed a 16-week study on the needs of older residents in Boxford. The report was recently presented to the Boxford Council on Aging. The Gerontology Institute is in the McCormack Graduate School.
  • COUNTERPOINT: Risks increase necessity ›

    The Times and Democrat, November 05, 2015

    Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller of the McCormack Graduate School writes that Social Security is facing a long-term financial shortfall, but that the economic security of future retirees can be preserved and strengthened with "thoughtful updates" to the program.
  • Bolling: Women make history in Boston and the state ›

    Boston Herald, November 05, 2015

    Joyce Ferriabough Bolling cites the recent work of UMass Boston's Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy in her appraisal of a record-setting election for women in Boston and across Massachusetts.
  • Nigeria’s Buhari Puts Anticorruption Drive into High Gear ›

    Christian Science Monitor, November 04, 2015

    Darren 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, 2015

    A 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, 2015

    Nina 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, 2015

    Chancellor 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, 2015

    Article 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.
  • Implementing the Iran Nuclear Deal, All Revved Up, and Joyce Carol Oates ›

    Boston Public Radio, October 19, 2015

    David 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, 2015

    With 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.
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