Seven UMass faculty have been chosen as 2017 Public Engagement Project Fellows and will work this spring to make their research more accessible to the public. The School of Public Policy is a founding member of the Project. Read more here.
A new course this spring offered through the School of Public Policy, and using curricular content from Trillium Learning, will offer students a chance to gain practical experience using UASs in a variety of applications. Interested? Register through SPIRE!
Kathryn (Katie) McDermott (education and public policy) has co-authored an “issue brief” for the National Coalition on School Diversity (NCSD).
For the Spring 2017 semester, the School of Public Policy will offer six undergraduate courses this spring open to students in any major.
SPP alumnus Michael Havlin, MPPA Class of 2016, has published an article in Working USA: The Journal of Labor and Society, based on research he began for his capstone project.
In a piece published in the Conversation, David Mednicoff (public policy and Middle Eastern studies) describes the realities President-Elect Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will face in developing effective U.S. relations with the Middle East.
SPP Professor of Practice Elizabeth (Betsy) Schmidt will serve on a panel, "Pursuing Business and Social Goals Through Hybrid Organizing," on Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 1:45-3:00 p.m. in the Cape Cod Lounge.
Hadassah Minga Masudi and Zulekha Abu will compete as a team with Sustainability Science student Alicia Luhrssen in this year’s Hult Challenge on December 5. Supported annually by the Clinton Global Initiative, the Hult Challenge provides a $1 million award to a social enterprise designed to help the world's poorest and most vulnerable populations.
Public Engagement Fellowships support faculty who want their research to make a difference in the world. Interested in becoming a Spring 2017 Fellow? Additional information and application available here.
Six undergraduate courses in public policy are available for enrollment this Spring! Interested? Learn more about each course in this news item or visit our Undergraduate Course List and select "Spring 2017."