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.
Aroon P. Manoharan, associate professor of public policy and public affairs in the McCormack Graduate School, participated in a special panel at the UN headquarters in New York City this spring.
A new $1 million grant from the Administration for Community Living will make it possible for UMass Boston's Pension Action Center to continue providing free pension legal counseling to people across New England for the next five years.
A policy brief released by McCormack Graduate School’s Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy demonstrates the equalizing effects and affordability of a paid family and medical leave program as Massachusetts becomes the sixth state in the country to have such a program.
Mayors Encourage Younger Women to Take the Risk and Run for Office
Benjamin Thomsen, an international relations major from Mansfield, has received a Boren Scholarship, and Kate Butterworth, a first-year student in the McCormack Graduate School’s Global Governance and Human Security PhD Program, has received a Boren Fellowship.
Caitlin Carey, a third-year doctoral candidate in the Public Policy program at the McCormack Graduate School, was working at a homeless women’s shelter in Portland, Maine when she decided to pursue an advanced degree.
The research assistantship work at Ohio University led Asaka on a search for PhD programs with a human security focus and thus to UMass Boston’s program where, he said, “I got more than I asked for, because governance is critical to ensuring human security.”
The first time that Dr. Shuangshuang Wang learned of the Gerontology field was from a professor in college who mentioned that while there are many researchers interested in child development, far fewer are focused on the development of older adults.
The injustices that Beth Myers both witnessed and experienced in the family court system and her subsequent desire to influence meaningful change led her to pursue a Master’s degree in Conflict Resolution at UMass Boston’s McCormack Graduate School.