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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.

McCormack Grad School Honors Barney Frank, His Mother, and Public Service

McCormack Graduate School | November 13, 2015

Recent "Be the Change" events showcases the McCormack Graduate School and celebrates public service.

Center for Social Policy Holds Event on Building Opportunities for Communities of Color

Barbara M. Graceffa | November 13, 2015

CSP convened an interdisciplinary panel of experts to gain stronger understanding of the need for integration between the workforce, housing, and community development arenas.