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  • Hillary Clinton, and the very different rules for women in debates
    Washington Post, October 13 2015
    Ann Bookman, director of the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at the McCormack Graduate School for Policy and Global Studies, talks about how women candidates can dispel stereotypes and make a positive impression during political debates.
  • Marlboro Musicians Leave No Note Unturned
    The Boston Musical Intelligencer, October 12 2015
    Professor of Performing Arts David Patterson reviews the performance of Musicians from Marlboro at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
  • Native American Burial Ground Stalls Savin Hill Park Renovations
    BU News Service, October 11 2015
    Cedric Woods, director of UMass Boston's Institute for New England Native American Studies, comments on the discovery of a Native American burial ground underneath Savin Hill Park's tennis courts. “The appropriate method is to consult and collaborate with the Native communities," Woods said.
  • How America became Italian
    Washington Post, October 09 2015
    Associate Professor of History Vincent Cannato writes that the late Yogi Berra "exemplifies the broad influence that Italian Americans have had on American culture."
  • Do you know these female trailblazers?
    The Boston Globe, October 08 2015
    The Globe has a quiz on women of color elected to public office in Massachusetts, highlighted in a recent report by the Women’s Pipeline for Change and the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy, located in the McCormack Graduate School.
  • Boston eyes single number to grade City Hall
    The Boston Globe, October 08 2015
    Michael Ahn, assistant professor of public policy and public affairs in the McCormack Graduate School, says while a single measure could provide a general overview of the City of Boston's performance, merging a host of statistics into one can be tricky.
  • Chancellor Motley One of Boston Business Journal’s Power 50
    Boston Business Journal, October 06 2015
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley has once again made the Boston Business Journal's Power 50 list. This is the fifth annual list and the fifth time the chancellor has been on it.
  • UMass President Marty Meehan to be inaugurated Nov. 12 in Boston
    The Republican, October 06 2015
    Marty Meehan will be inaugurated as the 27th president of the University of Massachusetts in a ceremony November 12 at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate on the campus of UMass Boston.
  • Should older drivers undergo road tests to keep licenses?
    San Jose Mercury News, October 04 2015
    Elizabeth Dugan, associate professor of gerontology in the McCormack Graduate School, comments in a story on a push for a California law requiring older drivers to get road tested to renew their license.
  • Researchers: 94 Women Of Color Elected In Massachusetts’ History
    New England Public Radio, October 03 2015
    Ann Bookman, director of the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy in the McCormack Graduate School, talked to New England Public Radio about the center's new report on the total number of women of color elected to political positions in Massachusetts.
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