McCormack Graduate School Students Overcome Challenges and Embrace New Opportunities as They Close Out A Virtual Semester
As students round the bend to close out the fall semester, many are reflecting upon the routine and rhythm of virtual learning.
Launching an Intentional Initiative for Inclusivity and Innovation: the McCormack Racial Equity Taskforce (MRET)
The McCormack Graduate School at UMass Boston are pushing ourselves to think about diversity, equity, and inclusion from a university perspective and work together as faculty, staff, and students to be better civic leaders both on campus and out in the community.
McCormack Alumna, Perri Leviss Emphasizes Opportunities Afforded by Dual-Enrollment Courses in Partnership with Roxbury Prep High School
Perri Leviss, Ph.D., graduated from McCormack Graduate School’s Department of Public Policy in August with a goal of helping young adults learn and grow, specifically working with young people from marginalized communities.
Mark Warren, a McCormack Graduate School Professor in the Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs, is the first education researcher from UMass Boston to be named a fellow by the American Educational Research Association (AERA).
Susan Jeghelian is leading a team in establishing a statewide Housing Mediation Program with state-sponsored community mediation centers (CMCs) for the Governor's comprehensive Eviction Diversion Initiative (EDI) to mitigate the harmful economic impacts of COVID-19.
Yamiche Alcindor says she doesn't spend a lot of time defending herself and her colleagues in the White House press corps against charges of "fake news."
An Emerging African Studies Program @ UMass Boston: Programs, Projects, Research, Scholarship, Faculty & Students
The future of African Studies research and programming at UMass Boston lies in the coming together of the aforementioned initiatives in an institutional platform that serves the teaching, research, and programmatic needs of Africanist faculty, students and community members.
Raising citizens’ awareness of rights in administrative disputes with the government & highlighting problems with public officials’ handling of such cases are the focus of Rwandan TV & radio shows being aired as part of a project led by the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development (CPDD) at MGS.
Recent McCormack Graduate School Public Policy Doctoral Graduate Caitlin Carey Cites Werby Internship As Integral To Her Success
Caitlin Carey, a McCormack Graduate School Public Policy doctoral student, is starting a coveted position as a postdoctoral scholar with the newly launched Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative at the University of California San Francisco.
COVID-19 has changed classroom life for professors and students, but McCormack staff have also adjusted to a new normal. Here, staff from different departments reflect on how they’ve adapted to a virtual world.