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First Recipient of UMass Boston Mayor’s Fellowship Working on Research, Data, Policy

Colleen Locke | December 13, 2016

Jason Ewas ’16, the first recipient of the Mayor’s Office – UMass Boston Policy Research Fellowship, has been working for the Walsh Administration for the last six months, researching worker cooperatives and creating a dashboard to better keep track of the city’s boards and commissions.

UMass Boston Scholar Pens First-of-Its-Kind Study on Race, Gender and Political Leadership

McCormack Graduate School | November 22, 2016

Carol Hardy-Fanta is the is the lead author of Contested Transformation: Race, Gender, and Political Leadership in 21st Century America.

Senator Warren to Join Constituents at Women’s Policy Conference Friday

Office of Communications | November 17, 2016

Senator Elizabeth Warren will take the stage at the New England Women’s Policy Conference on Friday at 2:30 p.m. in UMass Boston's Campus Center Ballroom, speaking to students, academics, activists and women leaders less than two weeks after the election.

McCormack Scholar Ranks Municipal Websites Worldwide

McCormack Graduate School | November 16, 2016

Rutgers-UMass Boston Global E-Governance Survey highlights innovative practices on international municipal websites.

McCormack School Contributes to Conference: Teaching Good Governance and Values in a Connected World

McCormack Graduate School | November 09, 2016

Dean David W. Cash and faculty colleagues speak at annual schools of public policy and public affairs conference.

Center for Social Policy Report: Pathways to Quality Jobs in Construction, Hospitality, Healthcare

Office of Workforce Development and McCormack Graduate School | October 31, 2016

CSP report reveals these industries show promise for economic mobility.

Public Administration Alum Wins First Election on a Different Kind of Platform

McCormack Graduate School | October 21, 2016

Devyn Keith (left) will live in four different economically disenfranchised neighborhoods during his four-year term as city councilor.

UMass Boston’s McCormack Graduate School Experts Contribute to Path-Breaking United Nations Report

Office of Communications | September 19, 2016

The world’s most pressing challenges -- whether climate change, population growth, infectious diseases or massive inequalities of resources – will only be met successfully if science is brought to the task far more effectively, according to a United Nations report drafted by a team at UMass Boston.

New Public Administration Offerings Debut This Fall at McCormack Graduate School

McCormack Graduate School | August 30, 2016

College launches a new master’s degree in global comparative public administration and adds two new tracks to its traditional MPA.

Visiting Scholar to Examine Use of Social Media in Presidential Election

Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs | August 17, 2016

Professor Eunyi Kim from Incheon National University in South Korea joins the McCormack School as a visiting professor.