Laura Sylvester (MPPA/MPH ’16) is tapping into her personal interests to weave a real-life public health policy campaign into her academic coursework.
On Thursday, March 12, Chai Feldblum, commissioner of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, will present a talk titled “Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination: Revisiting Sex Discrimination Law.”
Associate Professor Sylvia Brandt (resource economics and public policy) is one of the inaugural members of the Public Engagement Faculty Fellows program.
Assistant Professor Lauren McCarthy (political science) presents her recent research in a talk titled “Ancient Horrors, New Laws: Human Trafficking in Russia.”
CPPA, along with UMass Amherst's Auxiliary Services and Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment will join Fertile Ground in hosting a listening session related to the emerging Massachusetts Food System Plan.
The end of 2014 brought two major milestones for the Wellspring Collaborative: Election of its first board of directors and the Wellspring Upholstery Cooperative's one-year anniversary.
Associate Professor Brenda Bushouse (political science and public policy) has been chosen to conduct a case study of advocacy related to early childhood education in Connecticut from 2001 to present.
Undergraduates in Policymaking for Social Change presented their final projects last week, showcasing their passion for social justice and grasp of policymaking basics.