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UMass Boston’s Engagement with Global Disasters 2008-2016

Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters | May 23, 2016

CRSCAD partners with global organizations to explore and provide original perspectives on local and global disasters.

UMass Boston Lecturer Nominated Twice for the Nobel Peace Prize

Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters | May 13, 2016

Evelin Lindner was nominated in 2015 and 2016 for her compassionate service and action to bring peace and dignity to all.

UMass Boston Faculty Will Return to China for Summer Graduate Seminar

Zach Herman | March 07, 2016

The 12 faculty members who joined last year's trip to Xi'an will discuss their experiences on Tuesday at 2:30 in the Campus Center.

CSP Releases “Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership’s Family Self-Sufficiency Program Evaluation”

Stephanie Geheran | February 18, 2016

An innovative federal program to lift families out of poverty is being implemented more effectively in Greater Boston compared to nationally, according to fresh research.

UMass Boston Professor Contributes to Landmark Publication on Architecture

Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters | December 02, 2015

Adenrele Awotona pens a chapter on design for disaster preparation and mitigation.

UMass Boston Researchers Receive $200K NEH Grant for Archaeological Study of Plymouth Colony

Office of Communications | November 27, 2015

A team of University of Massachusetts Boston researchers has been awarded a major research grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to continue their archaeological study of the Plymouth Colony and the colonists’ relations with the indigenous Wampanoag people.

CAPS Receives 2 Prestigious Awards from UPCEA

College of Advancing and Professional Studies | October 26, 2015

China Program Center, Center for Innovation and Excellence in eLearning Honored

Conflict Transformation across Borders: A Platform for Action

Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance | August 10, 2015

In three short weeks, 14 students from 9 countries enjoyed many takeaways from this inaugural summer program in Ecuador.

Cybersecurity Grant Promotes Smoother Progress from Community College to UMass Boston

Office of Communications | August 05, 2015

Citing the growing demand for cybersecurity-related education in today’s job market, the Department of Higher Education recently awarded UMass Boston and Broadening Advanced Technological Education Connections (BATEC) a $195,735 cybersecurity collaboration grant.

Conference Examines “The Way Forward” for Afghanistan

Maryalice Gill | July 29, 2015

On Monday, UMass Boston hosted ambassadors, advocates, architects, engineers, planners, and other experts for the 2015 Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters (CRSCAD) conference: “Rebuilding Sustainable Communities in Afghanistan: The Way Forward.”