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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.

McCormack Doctoral Candidate Attends ACUNS Workshop

Jess Slicer | December 14, 2015

The workshop aligned with and helped inform research in peacekeeping operations and security in Africa, and global governance in general.

McCormack Peacemaker Talks of “Two-State Solution” at O’Connell Lecture

Ngan Nguyen, McCormack Graduate School | December 04, 2015

Padraig O'Malley speaks on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, the topic of his latest book.

UMass Boston Represented at UN Summit on Climate Change in Paris

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | November 27, 2015

UMass Boston will be represented among the many policymakers, academics, and business leaders in attendance at COP21.

Bloody Sunday Survivor Hopes Arrest Will Lead to Justice for Brother

Colleen Locke | November 18, 2015

One week after police made their first arrest in the 1972 Bloody Sunday killings, two members of the Bloody Sunday Trust came to UMass Boston on Tuesday to talk about what they hope are the next steps.

Interview with Visiting Professor Marie Breen-Smyth

Jess Slicer | November 16, 2015

Marie's research covers diverse array of areas including human security, victim politics and the impact of armed conflict, the role of children in conflict in the US and Northern Ireland, transitional justice, and post-conflict reconstruction

McCormack Grad School Honors Barney Frank, His Mother, and Public Service

McCormack Graduate School | November 13, 2015

Recent "Be the Change" events showcases the McCormack Graduate School and celebrates public service.