The McCormack Graduate School, The Boston Globe, and WBUR's Radio Boston cohosted a debate yesterday between Jay Gonzalez and Bob Massie, the two candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for governor.
A 2016 evaluation by the McCormack Graduate School's Center for Social Policy said Cambridge’s Just-A-Start Corporation made “significant achievements,” noting - among other findings - that almost 80 percent of graduates got a job in the field.
Kathrin Boerner, an associate professor of gerontology in the McCormack Graduate School, says some adult children are struggling with responsibilities they didn’t expect to have in their 70s. “They say they have no life because they’re caring for a parent,” she said.
Alumna Katy Tavares, who has a master's degree in sociology and a graduate certificate in gerontology from the McCormack Graduate School, has been named the executive director of Wingate Residences at Haverhill, an assisted living and memory care–assisted living community opening this fall.
The McCormack Graduate School's Pension Action Center estimates that retirees are owed upward of $150 billion in missing pension benefits. "It's incredible and shocking," said director Jeanne Medeiros. "This is money that people earned."
UMass Boston's Sustainability Solutions Lab estimates the total cost of near- to mid-term district level adaptation measures designed to protect key areas of vulnerability in Boston to be between $1 and $2.4 billion.
The McCormack Graduate School's Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy found last year that nearly half of the women who completed AAUW workshops either negotiated a pay raise at their existing job or a competitive starting salary at a new position in the first year after the workshops.