- UMass Boston Education Led U.S. House Candidate Juana Matías ’09 to Life of Public Service
Juana Matías ’09, the first Latina from Lawrence and first Latina immigrant to be elected as a state representative, is now running for the 3rd Congressional District seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Representative Niki Tsongas.
- The Awakening African Lion
The Office of International and Transnational Affairs is hosting this Distinguished International Lecture Series lecture with his excellency Raila Odinga, former prime minister of Kenya.
- UMass Boston Experts Will Aid Marty Walsh Transition Effort
Nine academics with university ties will assist Walsh as he prepares to become Boston's first new mayor in 20 years.
- Developing a National Ocean Policy: Lessons in the Art of Government
Former director of the National Ocean Council tries to reconcile conflicting perspectives among Congress, marine interests, states, and others.
- White House Expert Discusses Effective, Accountable Government at UMass Boston Lecture
Shelley Metzenbaum speaks on delivering effective, accountable, trusted government at McCormack Grad School lecture.
- Gov. Deval Patrick Calls for Performance Management in State Government at UMass Boston Conference
Continuing the Patrick-Murray Administration’s commitment to increasing government efficiency and accountability, Governor Deval Patrick delivered the keynote address at a conference on performance management in government hosted by the Edward J. Collins Center for Public Management at UMass Boston.
- Employment Opportunities in the Federal Government
Panelists from a variety of government agencies will discuss opportunities available in their agencies and how to locate jobs and internships in the federal government.
- UMass Boston Hosts White House Business Council Roundtable
U.S. Department of Labor Assistant Secretary Jane Oates and Joanne Goldstein, state secretary of Labor and Workforce Development, visited the VDC July 28.
- UMass Boston Offers First Demographic Analysis of Recovery Act Jobs
The Collins Center for Public Management and the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy looks at which groups have benefited from the Recovery Act.