Month: December 2020

Incoming MASR Fast-Track Hopes to Utilize a Media and Communication Campaigns Track to Explore Other Cultures

Incoming Master of Arts in Survey Research (MASR) – Media and Communication Campaigns Fast-Track student Grace Sholtes aspires to be like her Opa. For Grace that means taking risks, stepping outside of her comfort zone, learning about people and cultures, and seeing where life takes her. She sees the Fast-Track as an opportunity to improve […]

Nonprofit Management at UConn

Assistant Professor Ruodan Zhang Uses Machine Learning to Improve the Retrievability of IRS 990 Text Data Zhang is working with New York University’s Haohan Chen to develop a method that helps researchers and practitioners identify nonprofit organizations of interest. This research takes advantage of the newly available nonprofit mission and program service activity description data reported in […]

DPP Team Provides Expertise to US Department of Treasury and United Nations Development Programme

A team led by UConn Department of Public Policy (DPP) Professor Mark Robbins is providing expertise, project assistance and coordination to the US Department of Treasury and the United Nations Development Program. The team also includes DPP Professors Mohamad Alkadry, Bill Simonsen and Lloyd Blanchard. This development came about as a strategy to improve the […]

MPA Student Hopes to Continue Empowering the Latinx Community with MPA and MA in International Relations

Caesar Valentin is a former Department of Public Policy (DPP) Fast-Track student who is currently pursuing a Master of Public Administration (MPA) with the DPP. He is also completing a Master of Arts in International Relations with a focus in Latin American Studies with the Department of Political Science. By pursuing both programs Caesar is […]