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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.

Shawn MacMaster Earns Inaugural John W. McCormack Alumni Impact Award

Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs | May 25, 2016

The Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs congratulates MacMaster for his work preventing domestic violence, aiding seniors, and addressing other key public administration issues.

N.H. Governor Hassan in Wood Lecture: ‘In Democracy, Everyone Counts’

Colleen Locke | April 14, 2016

New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan visited campus Wednesday to deliver the McCormack Graduate School’s annual Robert C. Wood Lecture of Public and Urban Affairs.

Faculty-student Pair Work to Improve Health Outcomes among Urban Poor in India

McCormack Graduate School | April 14, 2016

McCormack duo engage in Gates-funded research to study Information Communication Technology to improve tuberculosis treatments adherence.

CSP and CHW Explore How Lower-Income Families Gain Economic Security

McCormack Graduate School | April 08, 2016

McCormack Graduate School center co-sponsors important discussion on the cliff effects, the unintended consequences of public policies.

Meet McCormack Alumna and Center for Social Policy Researcher Brandynn Holgate

Ngan Nguyen, McCormack Graduate School | March 30, 2016

Read how the PhD Program in Public Policy prepared this alumna for her current career.

UMass Boston Graduate Programs Rise in U.S. News and World Report Rankings

Colleen Locke | March 18, 2016

The education programs have risen five spots since their last ranking in 2015; the public affairs program has gained 10 spots since it was last evaluated in 2012.