- McCormack Grad School Director Briefs Russian Delegation on Emergency Management
At Boston FEMA event, Professor Awotona shares expertise on post-disaster reconstruction with Russian ministers.
- UMass Boston’s Diversity and Student Outreach Initiatives Studied on a Global Scale
Margaret Fairman, director of the Office of Prospective Students & Scholarship at the University of Queensland, Australia, visited UMass Boston earlier this month to obtain information on programs aimed at recruiting and retaining minority youth.
- Second Day of Global Oceans Conference Highlights Disaster Concerns
Scientists, military and civilian policymakers, and thought leaders are taking part in this first-of-its kind conference at the UMass Boston.
- Board of Higher Education Approves PhD in Global Governance and Human Security
The newly approved program has begun accepting applications and expects to welcome its first cohort of students in September 2012.
- UMass Boston Upward Bound Students Help Build School out of Trash in Guatemala
The Get Fresh Crew will host a performance Friday, Nov. 18 from 4-5 p.m. in the Lipke Auditorium focusing on their recent service trip to Guatemala.
- Trajectories to Sustainability: Balancing People, Planet and Prosperity
The Center for Governance for Governance and Sustainability hosts a round table discussion with authors of the fifth Global Environmental Outlook publication
- The First Global Conference on Oceans, Climate and Security (GC’12)
The University of Massachusetts Boston will host this three-day global conference May 21-23, 2012.
- Nigerian Lawyers and Justices Come to UMass Boston to Explore Concepts of Restorative Justice
Eighteen lawyers and justices in Nigeria spent 10 days at UMass Boston and other locations in Massachusetts learning about restorative justice.
- Battelle and Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate, and Security Announce Conference
Battelle and the Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate, and Security will host the Global Conference on Oceans, Climate, and Security in May 2012.
- UMass Boston Professor Discusses Governance at U.N. Global Ministerial Environment Forum in Nairobi
Center for Governance and Sustainability Co-director Maria Ivanova was invited to share her expertise at the 26th Session of the Governing Council of the UNEP.
- UMass Boston Professors Teach the Egyptian Uprisings in Real Time
The Political Science Department sponsored a round table discussion, "Understanding Popular Revolt in Tunisia and Egypt," in the wake of the uprisings in Egypt.
- From Trash to Treasure: Upward Bound Students Raise Money to Build School in Guatemala
UMass Boston Upward Bound students will travel to Guatemela during spring break to build a school out of waste.
- New Graduate Programs on the Horizon
UMass Boston's faculty and administration have successfully proposed establishing six new graduate programs.
- Chancellor Delivers Honorary Degree to Buddhist Leader, Cultivates International Ties
Chancellor J. Keith Motley and others from UMass Boston traveled to Tokyo to present an honorary degree to Buddhist leader and scholar Daisaku Ikeda.
- Boston-led Consortium to Meet in Haiti to Plan Rebuild of Higher Education System
UMass Boston and the UMass President’s Office are bringing together a consortium of colleges to support rebuilding and improving higher education in Haiti.