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  1. UMass Boston’s McCormack Graduate School, WBUR, Boston Globe to Host Political Debates this Summer
    UMass Boston’s McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, WBUR, and The Boston Globe plan to host live debates among candidates for several offices this year, prior to the September 4 primaries.
  2. Women Mayors Discuss Challenges and Opportunities in Elections and Governance
    Mayors Encourage Younger Women to Take the Risk and Run for Office
  3. UMass Boston Professor’s Research Sheds Light on ‘Dark Money’ in Politics
    Maurice “Mo” Cunningham, associate professor of political science, received the Massachusetts Teachers Association’s President’s Award on Saturday for his research on “dark money” -- often untraceable donations injected into ballot and electoral campaigns in Massachusetts and across the nation.
  4. Wood Lecturer Emphasizes Need to Rectify Polarization in America to Rebuild Nation’s Soft Power
    “I don’t think any of us here today go a day without concern or curiosity of where things will go from here and how the U.S. will use its power in the world,” said Reuben E. Brigety, II, Dean of the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University.
  5. Democratic Gubernatorial Debates
  6. Spring 2018 Robert C. Wood Lecture of Public and Urban Affairs
    Dean Reuben Brigety, II will explore the sources and uses of American soft power, and what is necessary to rebuild it in the age of American political polarization. Lecture on April 17.
  7. Increasing Women’s Representation in Politics in Northern Ireland
    Increasing women’s representation in politics in Northern Ireland: Lessons from other post-conflict societies with Yvonne Galligan, PhD, Queen’s University, Belfast
  8. Sean Fear: Diplomacy, Domestic Politics & the Fate of South Vietnam
    Explore the unheralded showdown between Saigon's military junta, and civil society groups during the Vietnam War.
  9. UMass Boston Professor to Receive Public Service Award for ‘Dark Money’ Research
    The Massachusetts Association of School Committees will present Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham with its 2017 Distinguished Public Service Award at the group’s annual convention next month.
  10. Dukakis and Bulger, Stars of Mass. Politics, Talk Policy with UMass Boston Students
    Continuing a 17-year tradition, Michael Dukakis, the former three-term governor of Massachusetts, and William Bulger, the ex-president of the Massachusetts Senate and the University of Massachusetts, met with students in UMass Boston’s political science classes on Wednesday.
  11. “Trump’s Foreign Policy: A New Direction?”: Distinguished Lecture on Global Politics by Stephen Walt
    The Department of Political Science, the new BA Program in International Relations, and the Office of Global Programs are sponsoring this talk with international relations expert Stephen Walt.
  12. Race, Politics, and Public Opinion about Justice Reinvestment
    Assistant Professor of Sociology Kevin Wozniak is the next speaker in the Mayor's Office of Resilience & Racial Equity's Resilience and Racial Equity Speaker Series.
  13. University Hall Gallery: “Political Discourse”
    A group exhibition of political art and art made political by its context.
  14. Panel Discussion: Contested Transformation: Race, Gender, and Political Leadership
    Join us for the RESCHEDULED discussion about racial and ethnic minorities holding elective office in the United States.
  15. Boston International Women’s Day Annual Breakfast
    The Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy is co-sponsoring the annual Boston International Women's Day Breakfast.
  16. Senator Warren to Join Constituents at Women’s Policy Conference Friday
    Senator Elizabeth Warren will take the stage at the New England Women’s Policy Conference on Friday at 2:30 p.m. in UMass Boston's Campus Center Ballroom, speaking to students, academics, activists and women leaders less than two weeks after the election.
  17. Congressman Mike Capuano Talks Ethics and Politics at UMass Boston
    U.S. Representative Michael Capuano joined author and Yale philosophy professor Jason Stanley at UMass Boston on Thursday.
  18. GLPP Alumna Advances Diversity and Equality in the Private Sector
    Janine Ting Jansen works to make equity and diversity a reality.
  19. House Speaker Talks MBTA with Massachusetts Politics Students
    Massachusetts Politics students have had the opportunity to ask pointed questions about MBTA reform to the commonwealth’s major political players.
  20. Noam Chomsky Speaks at UMass Boston
    On Tuesday afternoon, a full audience of students, faculty, and community members welcomed Noam Chomsky to UMass Boston.
  21. LatinasRepresent Boston
    This event will connect Latinas interested in pursuing elected and appointed office and their allies to resources and mentors who can help make their aspirations a reality.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. Golar Richie to Share Lessons from Campaign at UMass Boston Forum
    The former mayoral candidate will deliver remarks on the way forward for women candidates, and the Boston Herald's Margery Eagan will moderate a discussion with area political experts.
  25. McCormack Leadership Series: The Day After the Election: What the New Mayor Means for Boston
    Join us on November 6 for McCormack Grad School leadership lecture by political guru, Lawrence DiCara.
  26. Boston Foundation, WBUR, and UMass Boston Partner on Boston Mayoral Forum
    A forum this fall with candidates for mayor of Boston at the UMass Boston Campus Center will be broadcast live on 90.9 WBUR and streamed on
  27. Commonwealth Compact Co-Sponsors Mayoral Forum to Focus on Diversity
    The candidates vying to be Boston's next mayor will address the city’s growing diversity, particularly issues of concern to communities of color, at a forum on Tuesday, September 10 at the Kroc Community Center.
  28. Meet the Next Mayor of Boston on WUMB’s “Commonwealth Journal”
    11 Candidates for City’s Top Office to Appear on Weekly Radio Show Starting Sunday
  29. Boston Foundation, WBUR, and UMass Boston Partner on Boston Mayoral Forum
    UMass Boston will host a Boston mayoral forum on September 19, just days before the preliminary election.
  30. Visiting Fellows from Egypt, Tunisia Explore Local Efforts to Advance Women in Politics
    International exchange program brings two female fellows to McCormack Graduate School to study women in US politics.
  31. 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.
  32. UMass Boston Political Experts: Next Election Starts Today
    A trio of UMass Boston political experts took part in a discussion Wednesday afternoon, looking at the national and state election outcomes, and what the trends we saw Tuesday mean for future election cycles.
  33. UMass Boston Studies Asian American Voter Registration in Massachusetts
    Asian Americans comprise a growing share of voting-age residents and citizens and registered voters in Massachusetts.
  34. The Swing Vote: The Power of Independent Voters in 2012
    Sponsored by the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy, DC journalist Linda Killian leads a timely discussion on the untapped power of independents in the upcoming election.
  35. ‘NightSide with Dan Rea’ Coming to UMass Boston Wednesday
    WBZ Radio’s Public Affairs Program Kicks Off ‘Talk the Vote’ Tour at Ryan Lounge on September 19
  36. Live Broadcast of “NightSide with Dan Rea”
    UMass Boston will host a live radio broadcast of WBZ's evening public affairs program, "NightSide with Dan Rea."
  37. The Political Leadership of Women of Color: What’s Research Got to Do with It?
    Join in a conversation with community leaders engaged in research about the advancement of women of color in politics.
  38. The Political Leadership of Women of Color: What’s Research Got to Do with It?
    The Center for Women in Politics amd Public Policy’s Spring Women’s Research Forum
  39. National Council for Research on Women Honors the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy
    The National Council for Research on Women has presented its 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award to the Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy.