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  • The third grade teacher who won $150,000, and donated it all to her school, November 30 2015
    Nicole Bollerman, who is getting her master's degree in education administration at UMass Boston, donated $150,000 in prize money back to her school, Dorchester charter school Up Academy.
  • Putting Age Friendly Boston in the spotlight
    Wicked Local, November 29 2015
    The City of Boston has partnered with UMass Boston to survey residents who are already seniors and people in middle age who have aging parents, and who will be approaching their senior years by 2030.
  • Make Cities Livable for Old and Disabled
    The Boston Globe, November 28 2015
    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.
  • Paris climate summit needs to create global framework
    The Boston Globe, November 27 2015
    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.
  • Tisbury selectmen keep tax shift, buck scallop recommendation
    Martha's Vineyard Times, November 27 2015
    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.
  • Bernie Sanders Hearkens Back to Old-Time Socialist Presidential Candidate Eugene Debs
    Wall Street Journal, November 27 2015
    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.”
  • UMass Boston holds off Fitchburg State
    Sentinel & Enterprise, November 25 2015
    Both UMass Boston's men's basketball team and women's basketball team defeated Fitchburg State University on Tuesday.
  • Gail Hobin merged town and gown with abundant energy
    Dorchester Reporter, November 25 2015
    Profile on Gail Hobin, who retired last month as assistant vice chancellor of community relations.
  • Most women need to save more
    Christian Science Monitor, November 23 2015
    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.
  • Fairhaven names 3 finalists for town administrator
    SouthCoastToday, November 23 2015
    The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management, part of the McCormack Graduate School, screened applicants for the town administrator position in Fairhaven.
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