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  • Op-ed by F. Cris Curran in the Baltimore Sun

    on the importance of improving Baltimore City schools
    The Baltimore Sun published an op-ed by Public Policy assistant professor F. Cris Curran on November 22. In the article, "Improve Baltimore schools to attract families," he argues that improving...
    Posted: November 23, 2015 3:05 PM
  • Health track PhD student Shariece Johnson wins APHA award

    more about the APHA conference and health research at UMBC
    Congratulations to Shariece Johnson, a PhD student in the health track, who received an Excellence in Program Planning Award at the 2015 American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting in...
    Posted: November 3, 2015 4:19 PM
  • New economics book by PhD student Justin Velez-Hagan

    Public Policy PhD student Justin Vélez-Hagan has written an introductory economics book that offers easy-to-understand language and a humorous tone. The book, "The Common Sense behind Basic...
    Posted: November 3, 2015 4:07 PM
  • Baltimore Sun Op Ed by MPP student Josh Hastings

    An op ed in the Baltimore Sun on October 20 by Public Policy MPP student Josh Hastings called on Governor Hogan and the legislature to fully fund Program Open Space, a state-wide land preservation...
    Posted: October 21, 2015 12:24 PM
  • Steve Sharkey selected for BizJournal 40 Under 40

    Public Policy alumni Steve Sharkey (MPP, '06) was selected as one of the Baltimore Business Journal's "40 Under 40" for 2015. Steve is director of the Baltimore City Department of General...
    Posted: August 20, 2015 2:40 PM
  • Justin Vélez-Hagan on Puerto Rico's debt

    Justin Vélez-Hagan, Public Policy Ph.D. student, and Executive Director of the National Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce, discussed the Puerto Rican debt crisis on Al Jazeera English on July 13,...
    Posted: July 28, 2015 3:48 PM
  • Froide and Miller receive MIPAR/CAHSS Research Fellowships

    MIPAR and the Dean of CAHSS are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 MIPAR/CAHSS Summer Faculty Research Fellowships. MIPAR Fellows receive a $6,000 stipend during the summer to support...
    Posted: June 1, 2015 1:52 PM
  • Cheryl Camillo selected for Fulbright Award

    Will study population health in Canada
    Public Policy PhD student Cheryl Camillo has been selected for a Fulbright award to carry out her dissertation work comparing approaches to monitoring population health. She will spend nine months...
    Posted: April 2, 2015 2:30 PM
  • MIPAR Researchers Receive International Award

    The International Center of Mental Health Policy and Economics has awarded UMBC researchers David Salkever (Public Policy) and Brent Gibbons (Ph.D., '13, Maryland Institute for Policy Analysis and...
    Posted: March 2, 2015 4:26 PM
  • Research Highlight: Education Policy

    The American Educational Research Association has awarded Claudia Galindo (Language, Literacy and Culture) a grant to examine the cognitive and social-emotional growth of Latino kindergarteners in...
    Posted: February 9, 2015 2:51 PM