Roberts hopes the book will inspire public administration professionals, students, and academics to think about the aims of government and how public institutions should be designed to achieve those aims.
Brianna Sunryd is part of a new campaign that highlights the many opportunities for students interested in careers in local government and public service.
Plowden is the development manager at the Local Enterprise Assistance Fund, which finances cooperatives, provides technical assistance to disadvantaged entrepreneurs, and works to expand access to healthy food in underserved areas.
Fountain will speak at the 21st Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research, on the theme “Intelligent Government in the Intelligent Information Society.”
Stops on the annual trip included meetings with alumni, US Rep. Jim McGovern, and policy professionals at government agencies and nonprofit organizations.
"I want to be able to take my experience at the School of Public Policy and apply it to the world around me in order to start making the world a better, more creative and collaborative place."
Juniper Katz and Viviana Chiu-Sik Wu will be the first faculty members to have their tenure lines in SPP, as part of a multiyear expansion plan at the school.
Students from across UMass competed in a beta test of the NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition, which focused on sustainable cities and transportation policy.
The School of Public Policy is taking part in a program between UMass and JK Lakshmipat University that allows Indian students to pursue master's degrees on the Amherst campus.