Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham moderated a public debate based on British Parliamentary rules last week at The Field pub in Central Square. The debate featured rowdy residents arguing over marijuana legalization, an issue that will appear on the 2016 ballot.
Columnist Joan Vennochi cites writing by Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham in her column about Democrats' tepid reaction to Governor Charlie Baker's comments on Syrian refugees.
Christa Kelleher, research director of the McCormack Graduate School's Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy, says new Boston City Councillor Michelle Wu "brings a vantage point and set of experiences that are important for understanding the needs of particular groups of people in Boston."
Darren Kew, executive director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development in the McCormack Graduate School, comments for this article on the massive bloodshed caused by the Nigerian separatist group Boko Haram.
Chancellor J. Keith Motley served as emcee at the Associated Industries of Massachusetts's centennial celebration on Monday. At the event, AIM announced an annual $25,000 scholarship for UMass Boston students.
Mendon Town Meeting voters approved pay raises for a number of town employees Tuesday after the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management, in the McCormack Graduate School, concluded that Mendon staffers were underpaid in comparison to peer municipalities.