Jan Mutchler, director of the Center for Social and Demographic Research on Aging in the McCormack Graduate School's Gerontology Institute, says readable signs, benches, and traffic lights that allow more time to cross streets are examples of what makes a city livable for older and disabled people.
Before leaving to attend The United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP21), McCormack Graduate School Dean David W. Cash wrote an opinion piece in the Boston Globe on how the Paris climate summit needs to create a global framework.
The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management has created clearly defined job descriptions, conducted a salary comparison, and created a salary classification plan for town employees in Tisbury.
Professor Emeritus of History James Green compares socialist presidential candidate Eugene Debs to Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders: "What ties him to Debs is a sense that corporate America is inherently corrupt and destructive to American democracy and the American people.”
Christian Weller, associate professor of public policy and public affairs in the McCormack Graduate School, finds that retirement savings incentives are complex and disproportionately benefit higher-income earners or those with employer-based plans versus IRAs.