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Global Governance and Human Security PhD Alumni Set Out to Build a More Secure and Sustainable World

McCormack Graduate School | October 13, 2017

Learn about the new careers and accomplishments of these alumni from UMass Boston's McCormack Graduate School.

UMass Boston Professor Delivers a Keynote Paper at a World Congress in Atlanta

Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters | October 05, 2017

Adenrele Awotona spoke on "Environmental Health, Poverty, and Disaster Risk," examining the public health consequences of disaster risk.

Civic-minded McCormack Students Facilitate Cambridge, MA Participatory Budgeting Process

McCormack Graduate School | September 29, 2017

Three students are participating in a democratic process through which community members directly decide how to spend part of a public budget.

McCormack Students Examine Community Peacebuilding in Northern Ireland

McCormack Graduate School | September 05, 2017

Conflict Resolution graduate students spent 10 days in Northern Ireland focusing on key contemporary challenges still facing peacebuilding in the region.

Like an “Environmental Special Ops Team,” IGERT Fellows Study Coasts and Communities

McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies | September 05, 2017

Two McCormack Graduate School Global Governance PhD students study challenges facing Nantucket and Boston Harbor

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