In the Media
Underlying Divide ›
War News Radio, February 06, 2015Darren Kew, executive director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, and Eben Weitzman, director of graduate programs in conflict resolution, talk about the interfaith dialogue they are developing between Muslims and Christians.
Selectmen to interview town administrator candidates ›
The Reminder, February 05, 2015The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management will now conduct background checks on the Wilbraham town administrator candidates who remain following an initial screening.
Study finds Mass. economy actually lagging ›
The Boston Globe, February 05, 2015McCormack Graduate School Dean Ira A. Jackson comments on a University of Vermont study being released today which looks at whether economic growth is actually benefiting people.
As Global Terrorist Attacks Surge, Governments Struggle for Answers ›
The Washington Diplomat, February 01, 2015Darren Kew, executive director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, says administrations in Nigeria have shown sensitivity to international scrutiny.
Process Underway in City Manager Search ›
Chelsea Record, January 22, 2015The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management has started interviewing city councilors so that a public document of priorities and qualities can be crafted and sent to city manager candidates.
Walsh: City audits should free up funds ›
Boston Herald, January 21, 2015The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management has been retained by Mayor Marty Walsh to conduct an audit of the city's Human Resources Department.
As Nigerian election nears, Boko Haram looms large ›
Christian Science Monitor, January 21, 2015Darren Kew, executive director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development at UMass Boston, says the upcoming election will force Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan "to take more comprehensive action" against Boko Haram.
More Jobs? Yes. More Pay? Maybe. ›
Boston.com, January 20, 2015Professor of Economics Randy Albelda says the health of the job market is one of many factors that influence wage growth, which was nearly stagnant last year despite improvements in the economy.
Beverly looks at efficiency in police, fire departments ›
The Salem News, January 19, 2015City leaders in Beverly are using the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management's Municipal Performance Management Program to study the operations and decision-making process in the police and fire departments.
New chancellor gets to know students, UNC Asheville ›
Citizen-Times, January 19, 2015Profile on UMass Boston alumna Mary K. Grant, who has started her new position as chancellor of the University of North Carolina Asheville. The public affairs alumna previously served as president of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.