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.
Following a national search, renowned scholar Alasdair Roberts will become the inaugural director of the UMass School of Public Policy effective September 1, 2017.
Tropp’s talk, “Are We Stronger Together? How Contact Between Groups Transforms Attitudes and Social Relations,” will draw on her years of research examining how contact between groups shapes people’s understandings of social relations and perspectives on social justice.