News

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.

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.

Conflict Resolution Professor Wins Award for Innovation in Online Teaching

The Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security and Global Governance | May 18, 2017

Celebrating Professor Karen Ross recipient of the 2017 UMass Boston Innovation in Online Teaching Award

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.

Center for Social Policy and CEDAC Announce New Commonwealth Workforce Coalition Partnership

Office of Communications | September 29, 2016

The Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC) and the University of Massachusetts Boston McCormack Graduate School Center for Social Policy (CSP) are announcing a new partnership to manage the Commonwealth Workforce Coalition.

UMass President’s Office Funds 3 UMass Boston Visual Art, History Projects

Colleen Locke | July 20, 2016

This year’s recipients are Susan Crandall, director of the Center for Social Policy; David Landon, associate director of the Andrew Fiske Memorial Center for Archaeological Research; and Rachel Rubin, director of the Center for the Study of Humanities, Culture, and Society.

UMass Boston Economist: Paid Leave Proposal Would Expand Access for Mass. Workers

Office of Communications | May 19, 2016

UMass Boston Analysis Shows Bill Would Level Playing Field for Women, Minorities in Workplace

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.

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.

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