The UMass Amherst Graduate School conferred master's degrees on 25 students from the School of Public Policy at its May 12, 2017 Commencement ceremony.
Zulekha Abu (MPPA/MEd '17) and Liana Ascolese (MPP '17) won this year's MassASPA Keogh Best Capstone competition in Boston on May 4, 2017.
Lauren Coakley '17, a political science major and member of SPP's MPP Class of 2018, will be honored for her achievements at UMass Amherst's commencement on May 12.
As part of her fellowship, SPP Professor of Practice Elizabeth (Betsy) Schmidt will attend several symposia at UMass in June about new instructional technologies and developing a campus innovation "think tank."
Doug Rice (legal studies) will conclude this year's SPP Faculty Colloquium with a talk about policymaking and the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, May 1, 12:15-1:15 p.m., Thompson 620.
Internationally-acclaimed migration expert Susan Martin will draw on her book, A Nation of Immigrants, to place the Trump Administration's actions and proposed plans in historical perspective on April 25 at 4 p.m. in the Bernie Dallas Room.
Four students from the UMass School of Public Policy (SPP) were selected from policy programs around the world to take part in a competition designed to address global hunger.
Five College juniors have until April 30, 2017, to apply for SPP's accelerated Master's program in public policy. Students save time and money while earning a professional degree and skills to help them become effective leaders and advocates for social change. Interested juniors can apply here.