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UMass Boston, Suffolk DA Partner on Restorative Justice Program for Juvenile Offenders

Colleen Locke | February 03, 2017

UMass Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley joined Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley, McCormack Graduate School Dean David W. Cash, and representatives from five community organizations Friday to sign a memorandum of understanding to create the Juvenile Alternative Resolution Program.

Conflict Resolution Program Offers Workshop on Managing Difficult Conversations

McCormack Graduate School | December 05, 2016

McCormack Graduate School fall workshop addresses conflict around issues of race, ethnicity, and religious identity.

MA Office of Public Collaboration Awards $600K in Grants to Community Mediation Centers Statewide

Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration | October 12, 2016

These centers will be able to continue to deliver important free and low cost local services to primarily low-income citizens.

UMass Boston’s McCormack Graduate School Experts Contribute to Path-Breaking United Nations Report

Office of Communications | September 19, 2016

The world’s most pressing challenges -- whether climate change, population growth, infectious diseases or massive inequalities of resources – will only be met successfully if science is brought to the task far more effectively, according to a United Nations report drafted by a team at UMass Boston.

Global Environmental Politics Expert Joins McCormack Faculty

Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance | August 17, 2016

Professor Stacy VanDeveer will serve as the graduate programs director of the PhD Program in Global Governance and Human Security.

Questions to Help Your Team Work Better Together

Eben Weitzman | July 28, 2016

What can you do to prepare a new group to work well together or help a group in disarray pivot and get back on track? Here are five questions you can ask to help get everyone rowing in the right direction.

Transformations in Conservation Governance and Implications for Human Security

Department of CRHSGG | July 05, 2016

Fieldwork in Kenya is funded by UMass Boston’s National Science Foundation (NSF) funded Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) fellowship. University of Nairobi is a partner institution of the IGERT program

Managing Conflict In Organizational Mergers

Eben Weitzman | June 27, 2016

Mergers almost always involve conflict, and it is frequently intense. The approach suggested here won’t make for a conflict-free merger. What it can do is provide a path that will allow you to manage inevitable conflict.

Announcing New Master of Arts Degree in International Relations

Leigh Murphy | June 21, 2016

Beginning in the 2016-2017 academic year, the existing international relations track in the Masters of Public Administration program will be replaced by this new, stand-alone MA degree, giving the program more visibility and helping to meet the needs of a globalizing workplace.

McCormack PhD Student Chosen to Attend International Workshop for Young Scholars

Center for Governance and Sustainability | June 20, 2016

Congrats to Natalia Escobar-Pemberthy who will attend U.N. workshop in India on international law.