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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.

UMass Boston Hosts First Annual IGERT Research Symposium

Center for Governance and Sustainability | May 18, 2016

National Science Foundation-funded doctoral fellows present transdisciplinary environmental research on the Horn of Africa.

McCormack PhD Candidate Earns Dissertation Award from United Nations

McCormack Graduate School, | April 12, 2016

Gabriela Bueno earns a Dissertation Fellowship Award from the Academic Council on the United Nations System.

Christiana Figueres, Architect of Paris Agreement, Returns to UMass Boston

Zach Herman | April 07, 2016

Executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change speaks to packed house at Edward M. Kennedy Institute

McCormack Student Wins Competitive Grant to Present Paper on Cycles of Violence in Colombia

McCormack Graduate School | March 24, 2016

The Middle Atlantic Council for Latin American Studies awarded travel funds to Adriana Rincón to present at their March conference.