Talking Race, Party Politics, and the 2020 Presidential Election with Harvard Professor and Author Leah Wright Rigueur
Dr. Rigueur was the guest speaker at a recent Public Affairs Networking Reception hosted by the Dean’s Office Student Success Program (DOSS) at the McCormack Graduate School.
Christian Weller, PhD, a McCormack Graduate School Professor in the Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs, is researching solutions to support older unemployed workers who frequently face age discrimination or severe health issues–but who don’t yet qualify for full Social Security benefits.
In his day job, Police Chief Donald Baynard keeps the UMass Boston community safe. In his downtime, he’s working towards a Master of Public Administration degree at the UMass McCormack Graduate School.
MA Office of Public Collaboration Launches “Resolution Massachusetts” — a New Public Resource Available to All
The start of 2020 marks the launch of a new statewide initiative called Resolution Massachusetts to be announced at a State House briefing for legislators on January 21, and it could not be timelier.
UMass Boston’s online graduate education programs have jumped 19 spots in U.S. News & World Report ’s 2020 Best Online Programs rankings, released today. UMass Boston’s online graduate education programs are ranked No. 35, up from No. 54 in 2019.
The Sustainable Solutions Lab has launched a new Seed Grant Program for research projects focused on issues of climate change and social equity. Proposals are due March 30. The deadline for proposals for the Labor Resource Center's seed grants is February 4.
The McCormack Graduate School’s commitment to an equitable world brought together members of the Cameroonian Diaspora in a two-day conference, “Cameroon: Change & Challenges”, hosted by the Moakley Chair for Peace & Reconciliation and the Center for Peace, Democracy and Development.
Through the Fulbright Program, nine scholars from the Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance are advancing their research while improving intercultural relations and diplomacy between the United States and other countries around the world.
The organization partnered with the McCormack Graduate School’s Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance to host the healing circle as part of the department’s monthly colloquium series.
Participate for Peace: Fulbright Hays Doctoral Dissertation for Research Abroad Fellowship brings McCormack PhD Student to Central America
UMass McCormack Graduate School Public Policy PhD student Marcia Mundt spent two years in the Central American countries of El Salvador and Guatemala to study the effectiveness of PDD when applied in post-conflict contexts.