CPPA Director M.V. Lee Badgett (economics) was at the White House Monday as President Barack Obama signed an executive order protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers.
Associate Professor Krista Harper (anthropology and public policy) presented her latest research at an international conference last month in Marseille, France, titled “Value and Values in Agro-Food Processes.”
Christine Barber (MPA ’03) has launched a campaign to become state representative of the 34th Middlesex district, a region that includes parts of Somerville and Medford, Mass.
UMass Amherst joined colleges and universities across the country last week to support efforts to promote the kind of innovation and ingenuity for which Associate Professor Charles Schweik has come to be known.
For Maria Fernandez (MPPA/MBA ’15), the connection between poverty and climate change is clear. And this summer Fernandez is working to mitigate both.
Distinguished Professor Jane Fountain (political science and public policy) has been appointed as a member of the Experts Advisory Committee of the E-Government Research Center of the Eastern Regional Organization for Public Administration.
Christoph Demers (MPPA ’15) and Garine Roubinian (MPPA ’15) are the first CPPA students to receive support from the newly established Barnard Family Fund.
Distinguished Professor Jane Fountain (political science and public policy) gave a keynote address at the International Seminar on E-Government and Modern Governance in Asia.
Young parents from Holyoke will publicly present digital stories next week that were produced as part of “Hear Our Stories: Diasporic Youth for Sexual Rights and Justice,” a collaborative project between UMass Amherst and several grassroots advocacy organizations.