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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.

UMass Boston’s IGERT Fellows Return from Trip to Ethiopia

Office of Communications | February 26, 2016

UMass Boston's Coasts and Communities IGERT fellows have returned from a week long trip to Ethiopia that was part of the Environmental Issues in the Horn of Africa course.

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.