The Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy’s (CWPPP’s) four Distinguished Public Service Fellows explored the importance of community in their lives and in politics at a fireside chat on October 29, 2019.
Assistant Professor Amit Patel, PhD and PhD candidate Marcia D. Mundt received an award jointly given by a highly-regarded academic policy organization and a peer-reviewed publication.
Not every political leader can quote Ralph Waldo Emerson and Mick Jagger in the same answer, but Massachusetts has one – Congressman Richard Neal -- and he came by UMass Boston on Nov. 7 as part of the McCormack Graduate School’s “Your Congress” series.
Researchers tracking the economic security of America’s older adults have found that half who live alone and nearly a quarter of those living in two-person households where both are age 65 or older are unable to afford basic necessities without extra assistance.
This October, the Collins Center, in addition to the dozens of other municipal projects in which it is involved, worked in partnership with three Massachusetts towns looking to create more effective planning and services.
As an aspiring sociologist growing up in Havana, Cuba, where speech is tightly controlled, Denisse Delgado was always interested in how exposure to different viewpoints could better connect people and solve problems.
The eight candidates for Boston’s four city councilor at-large seats squared off on Tuesday, October 22 around pressing issues including transportation, housing and development, addiction, and education.
UMass Boston Professor Awarded Best Journal Article by American Political Science Association and New England Council of Latin American Studies
Professor Pugh of McCormack Graduate School, was honored by the Migration and Citizenship Section of the American Political Science Association and received Joseph T. Criscenti Best Article by NECLAS
Civic Action Project successfully mentored students with interests in offices of government officials, non-profit organizations, and labor unions.
Author Jonathan Safran Foer: Deciding What’s for Dinner Could Make an Immediate Climate Change Difference
Author Jonathan Safran Foer made his case for why collectively reducing the consumption of animal products can reduce our carbon footprint on Wednesday during the first installment of a new author series sponsored by Living on Earth, the School for the Environment, and the McCormack Graduate School.