In the Media

Checking The Democratic Candidates’ Records In The 7th District ›

Radio Boston | August 14, 2018
The Boston Globe's Meghan Irons fact checks the claims made by Seventh Congressional District candidates Ayanna Pressley and Michael Capuano during last week's debate co-sponsored by the McCormack Graduate School, the Boston Globe, and WBUR.

Is change coming to Massachusetts politics this fall? Or maybe not so much? ›

The Boston Globe | August 13, 2018
Column includes a photo and caption of Seventh Congressional District candidates Ayanna Pressley and Michael Capuano debating last week at UMass Boston. The hourlong debate was cosponsored by the McCormack Graduate School, the Boston Globe, and WBUR.

“There’s a window, and once it closes, it closes forever.” ›

August 06, 2018
Len Fishman, director of UMass Boston’s Gerontology Institute, spoke to the Globe about an urgent issue in a society that values “aging in place”: deciding the right time to leave your home and move into housing for seniors.

To hold off proposed service cuts, WRTA Advisory Board decides to help from state ›

Telegram & Gazette | July 27, 2018
The McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management is working with the Worcester Regional Transit Authority on a nationwide search for a new administrator.

McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at UMass Boston, WBUR, The Boston Globe ... ›

WBUR | July 27, 2018
The McCormack Graduate School, WBUR, and The Boston Globe are sponsoring a debate between Rep. Mike Capuano and Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley on August 7, and a debate between Secretary of State Bill Galvin and Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim on August 24.

Working-Class Families Are Getting Hit From All Sides ›

Center for American Progress | July 26, 2018
Christian Weller, professor of public policy and public affairs in the McCormack Graduate School, writes that "families who are likely to see a drop in income because of the current labor market challenges will also be the ones who end up with less wealth and will have a harder time getting ahead."

PODCAST: The Inside Story of How the World Closed the Hole in the Ozone Layer ›

UN Dispatch | July 23, 2018
Maria Ivanova, professor of conflict resolution, human security, and conflict resolution in the McCormack Graduate School, joins this podcast to talk about how the world came together to create the Montreal Protocol, an internationally-binding treaty, to protect the ozone layer and human health.

Storm named to Ash-West school board ›

Sentinel & Enterprise | July 20, 2018
The City of Fitchburg worked with the McCormack Graduate School's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management to develop a draft of an Economic Development Strategic Plan. The City Council is expected to schedule a future meeting to discuss the draft. A final version is forthcoming.

State budget includes UMass funding for Wareham cranberry station, Lyme disease research in ... ›

The Republican | July 19, 2018
The Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration, based in the McCormack Graduate School, is set to receive $990,000 in the state budget awaiting Governor Charlie Baker's signature. The funds will be used to operate a community mediation center grant program.

Capuano and Pressley, Galvin and Zakim set to debate ›

The Boston Globe | July 19, 2018
The McCormack Graduate School, The Boston Globe and WBUR are sponsoring a debate between Rep. Mike Capuano and Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley on August 7, and a debate between Secretary of State Bill Galvin and Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim on August 24.