Academics

News

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.

Public Administration Students Tackle Climate Change in NASPAA Global Simulation Competition

Patrick Lawlor, Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs | March 17, 2016

McCormack Graduate School students put classroom knowledge to use in global competition to provide a solution to climate change.

UMass Boston Professor Earns Kellogg Foundation Grant to Study School to Prison Pipeline

McCormack Graduate School | March 07, 2016

McCormack Graduate School's Mark R. Warren studies the impact of local and national school discipline organizing efforts.

CSP Releases “Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership’s Family Self-Sufficiency Program Evaluation”

Stephanie Geheran | February 18, 2016

An innovative federal program to lift families out of poverty is being implemented more effectively in Greater Boston compared to nationally, according to fresh research.

Weller Testifies on State of Massachusetts Economy at Beacon Hill Hearing

McCormack Graduate School | December 21, 2015

Christian Weller suggests policy interventions to boost the economy.

Weller’s New Book Finds U.S. Retirement Crisis Rooted in Public Policy Failure

Kelly Kenneally and Barbara M. Graceffa | December 16, 2015

Rising wealth inequality and economic volatility have created an economic imperative to address retirement policy shortcomings.

McCormack Alumna Publishes Capstone Research on Gang Prevention

Ngan Nguyen, McCormack Graduate School | December 16, 2015

Public Affairs alumna Stacy Randell publishes her master's research paper in the journal, Afterschool Matters.

UMass Boston Sponsors Youth Summit at Edward M. Kennedy Institute

Jason Ewas, The Mobility Project | December 04, 2015

The Mobility Project hosts a youth summit focused on economic mobility and educational achievement for metro Boston youth.

UMass Boston Represented at UN Summit on Climate Change in Paris

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | November 27, 2015

UMass Boston will be represented among the many policymakers, academics, and business leaders in attendance at COP21.