In the Media

Maine Reinvents Research to Tackle ‘Wicked Problems’ ›

Bangor Daily News | March 11, 2016
McCormack Graduate School Dean David W. Cash says an increase in so-called citizen science can be attributed to a desire to get away from the “loading dock” approach to science.

UMass report charts path out of state oversight ›

The Eagle-Tribune | March 11, 2016
The McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management is urging the City of Lawrence to beef up its reserve funds, increase borrowing to fix neglected infrastructure, and develop a capital budget that would be the first in more than a decade.

Heather Sylvia selected as new Marion Council on Aging director ›

Wicked Local | March 11, 2016
A Gerontology Institute demographic analysis study indicates that by 2030 about 40 percent of Marion’s population will be age 60 and older.

Report offers ideas for improvement ›

Swampscott Reporter | March 10, 2016
A report from the McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management lays out how Swampscott's town government could provide services more efficiently and with greater accountability.

Forums planned for Framingham charter commission discussions ›

The Framingham TAB | March 10, 2016
Tanya Stepasiuk of the McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management is one of the panelists at a March 14 forum regarding Framingham's proposed charter.

Former Massachusetts DEP Head Cash Says ‘No Stopping’ Momentum on Emissions Caps, Despite Power Plan ›

Environment & Energy Publishing | March 10, 2016
McCormack Graduate School Dean David W. Cash explains why he believes the Supreme Court's stay of the Clean Power Plan will not have a long-lasting effect on efforts to cap carbon.

New report looks at efficiency, greater accountability in town government ›

Salem News Online | March 09, 2016
A report from the McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management lays out how Swampscott's town government could provide services more efficiently and with greater accountability.

Mendon: Special Town Meeting warrant completed ›

Wicked Local | March 09, 2016
Several employees of the Town of Mendon received raises as a result of the Classification and Compensation Study the McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management conducted. The study found that pay needed to be higher for the town to be competitive.

Welcome to the ESG Evolution ›

Institutional Investor | March 09, 2016
Bob Massie, director of UMass Boston's Sustainable Solutions Lab, writes about the release of information about corporate environmental, social responsibility, and governance performance.

‘Shared ownership’ in the presidential race ›

The Boston Globe | March 05, 2016
Susan Crandall, director of the McCormack Graduate School's Center for Social Policy, wrote this article on Bernie Sanders's and Hillary Clinton's economic policies pertaining to “shared ownership” strategies.