Danielle Corrado '18 (MPPA with a specialization in Food Science Policy), Palista Kharel '17 (MPPA/MBA), Derek Krevat '17 (MPPA/MRP), and Estefania Marti Malvado '18 (MPPA), were invited to participate in the 2017 annual competition.
In this Spring 2017 series of workshops, students will work in interdisciplinary teams to understand the interactions between science and the policy process.
This spring's faculty colloquium will kick off with a talk on March 6 by Meredith Rolfe (political science) on campaign finance reform and its influence on political donations.
M.V. Lee Badgett (economics) and Steve Boutcher (sociology and public policy) will use the $249,967 grant to investigate gender identity and sexual orientation discrimination among federal contractors.
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).