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Professor Matz Recommends Ways to Improve the Role of the Patient in Medical Decision-Making

McCormack Graduate School | August 03, 2017

Professor of Conflict Resolution shares his healthcare journey and the role of the patient in decision-making

Conflict Resolution, Human Security and Global Governance Staff Earns Chancellor’s Achievement Award

Leigh Murphy | July 27, 2017

Kudos to Kelly Ward Mason, recipient of the 2017 Chancellor's Achievement Award

Two McCormack PhD Students Earn Boren Fellowships to Study Languages Abroad

Colleen Locke | July 20, 2017

Polly Cegielski and Linda Holcombe, both PhD students in the McCormack Graduate School, have received Boren Fellowships to study languages abroad. Cegielski is going to Tajikistan to study Pashto and Holcombe is going to Uganda to study Swahili.

McCormack Graduate School Welcomes New Associate Dean

McCormack Graduate School | July 14, 2017

Edozie brings a background as a teacher-scholar and academic administrator to her new role at UMass Boston.

UMass Boston Launches “Strengthening Rwandan Administrative Justice Project”

Center for Peace Democracy and Development | June 07, 2017

This partnership is designed to strengthen the quality, legality, and consistency of decision-making by district authorities in administrative and regulatory cases involving citizens and businesses in Rwanda

Conflict Resolution Professor Wins Award for Innovation in Online Teaching

The Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security and Global Governance | May 18, 2017

Celebrating Professor Karen Ross recipient of the 2017 UMass Boston Innovation in Online Teaching Award

Nigerian Military Attend McCormack School Peace Building, Interfaith Dialogue Workshop

Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development | March 31, 2017

CPDD hosted a two-day workshop on religion, peacebuilding, and conflict resolution for senior Nigerian military leaders.

UMass Boston Earns USAID Grant to Help Advance Administrative Justice in Rwanda

Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development | March 02, 2017

This project will help national agencies and local governments render more informed and defensible decisions and empower citizens to better understand and challenge those decisions when they are flawed.

UMass Boston Experts Analyze Early Days of Trump Foreign Policy

Zach Herman | February 13, 2017

Four of UMass Boston’s faculty experts analyzed the early days of Trump’s foreign policy at a Tuesday roundtable co-sponsored by McCormack Graduate School and the College of Liberal Arts. The event followed last week’s domestic policy discussion.

McCormack’s Community Mediation Grant Program Shows Large Return on Investment

Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration | February 08, 2017

MOPC reports back to state officials about the impact the public funding has made in providing conflict resolution services to local courts and communities.