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UMass Boston’s COP21 Participants Discuss Paris Pact at Sustainable Solutions Lab Event

Colleen Locke | February 25, 2016

UMass Boston’s Sustainable Solutions Lab, a cross-disciplinary institute launched this semester to address the complex impacts of climate change, convened an expert panel Wednesday to discuss the lessons learned from the Paris Agreement, a historic international accord reached at December’s COP21 co

McCormack PhD Student Honored as Emerging Leader in Global Food Security

McCormack Graduate School | February 25, 2016

Global Governance student Michael Denney is chosen to join 2016 Next Generation Delegation program.

McCormack Study Identifies Gaps, Assets, Opportunities in MA Municipal Conflict Resolution Programs

McCormack Graduate School | February 22, 2016

Massachusetts Office for Public Collaboration has documented the critical needs of Massachusetts municipalities and communities for conflict resolution skills and resources to prevent and manage local conflicts.

UMass Boston’s Conflict Resolution Graduate Program Now Accepting Students into Program in Israel

Colleen Locke | February 19, 2016

UMass Boston’s John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies is now accepting students for the fall into a conflict resolution master’s program which will be held entirely at an Arab-Jewish village in Israel.

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 Offers Conflict Resolution Program in Israel to Focus on Jewish-Palestinian Tensions

Ngan Nguyen, McCormack Graduate School | January 26, 2016

Taught in the peace village of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salaam, students will learn about the cultural roots of conflict facing Jewish and Palestinian communities.

UMass Boston Co-Hosts High-Level Environmental Diplomacy Workshop in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Samuel M. Gebru | January 13, 2016

Regional Environmental Diplomacy Institute (REDI)-Africa, is convening officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Members of Parliament from Djibouti and Ethiopia and experts, practitioners & civil society advocates from Addis Ababa and Boston

Interview with Professor Karen Ross

Jess Slicer | January 11, 2016

Professor Ross's research focuses on issues of education, peacebuilding, and social activism. She looks at how to better understand the impact of grassroots peacebuilding programs, particularly educational ones.

Nigeria’s Imam and the Pastor Talk Interfaith Conflict Issues

Ngan Nguyen | December 16, 2015

Imam Muhammad Ashafa and Pastor James Wuye of Nigeria’s Interfaith Mediation Centre, in their work to build peace between Muslims and Christians in Nigeria

McCormack Alumnus Parfait Gasana Shares “Joy of Reading” in Rwanda

Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development | December 15, 2015

The Kigali Reading Center will soon be opening its second reading center in Kigali, Rwanda to spread the joy of reading.