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Public Administration Alum Chosen for National Leadership Program to Build Health Equity

McCormack Graduate School | October 11, 2017

Robert Torres has been chosen for the next cohort of 40 Culture of Health Leaders, a leadership development initiative supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

UMass Boston Professor Delivers a Keynote Paper at a World Congress in Atlanta

Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters | October 05, 2017

Adenrele Awotona spoke on "Environmental Health, Poverty, and Disaster Risk," examining the public health consequences of disaster risk.

The Fall of the American Empire: McCormack Fellow Compares Policies of FDR and Trump

McCormack Graduate School | October 05, 2017

Nigel Hamilton believes that Donald Trump is unraveling Franklin Roosevelt's notion of collaborative world order.

Civic-minded McCormack Students Facilitate Cambridge, MA Participatory Budgeting Process

McCormack Graduate School | September 29, 2017

Three students are participating in a democratic process through which community members directly decide how to spend part of a public budget.

McCormack Alumna, Former Asst Vice Chancellor Mary Grant Will Lead the Edward M. Kennedy Institute

McCormack Graduate School | September 25, 2017

In January 2018, Public Affairs alumna Mary Grant, PhD, becomes president of the EMK Institute for the United States Senate.

Alumnus David Nieto Receives $5M Grants to Enhance Educational Equity

McCormack Graduate School | September 12, 2017

Applied Linguistics and Public Policy alum earns competitive Department of Education Professional Development Grants.

Path-breaking Book on Gender and Multicultural Leadership Earns Carol Hardy-Fanta Career Book Award

McCormack Graduate School | September 08, 2017

McCormack senior fellow earns award for her latest book, Contest Transformation: Race, Gender, and Political Leadership in the 21st Century

Connie Chan Earns Professor Emerita Status

McCormack Graduate School | August 24, 2017

Recently retired, Connie Chan was honored with the title professor emerita of Public Policy and Public Affairs

McCormack Graduate School Welcomes New Associate Dean

McCormack Graduate School | July 14, 2017

Edozie brings a background as a teacher-scholar and academic administrator to her new role at UMass Boston.

McCormack Grad School Cohosts Live Conversations with Mayoral Candidates Marty Walsh, Tito Jackson

Office of Communications | July 12, 2017

The McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at UMass Boston has teamed up with WBUR, the Boston Globe, NBC Boston, NECN, and Telemundo Boston to jointly host live conversations with Boston mayoral candidates this summer.