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Associate Professor Elizabeth Dugan Sworn in to Governor’s Panel on Aging

Gerontology Department | April 25, 2017

UMass Boston’s Elizabeth Dugan was sworn in earlier this month as a member of the new Governor’s Council to Address Aging in Massachusetts, created to develop plans for improved public and private support of healthy aging in the state.

UMass Boston One of the Best Values in Massachusetts

Office of Communications | April 14, 2017

A survey by SmartAsset.com finds UMass Boston is among the best values in Massachusetts.

Nigerian Military Attend McCormack School Peace Building, Interfaith Dialogue Workshop

Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development | March 31, 2017

CPDD hosted a two-day workshop on religion, peacebuilding, and conflict resolution for senior Nigerian military leaders.

Sustainable Solutions Lab Co-Convenes International Meeting on Climate Adaptation Financing

Sustainable Solutions Lab | March 16, 2017

In partnership with the British Consulates of Boston and Miami and the Boston Green Ribbon Commission, the Sustainable Solutions Lab at UMass Boston co-convened a two-day event to discuss climate adaptation financing.

UMass Boston PhD Students Eligible for New Program to Fund Dissertation Development

Colleen Locke | March 07, 2017

The goal of the UMass Boston-SSRC Transdisciplinary Dissertation Proposal Development Program is to provide guidance, mentorship, and a structure for developing and completing dissertation research proposals.

UMass Boston Professor Contributes to Deliberations on Post-War Reconstruction in Iraqi-Kurdistan

Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters | March 07, 2017

Adenrele Awotona delivered the plenary speech on "Rebuilding Sinjar As If People Mattered."

UMass Boston Earns USAID Grant to Help Advance Administrative Justice in Rwanda

Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development | March 02, 2017

This project will help national agencies and local governments render more informed and defensible decisions and empower citizens to better understand and challenge those decisions when they are flawed.

Ayanna Pressley, Michelle Wu Join UMass Boston Experts to Discuss New Book

Office of Communications | February 27, 2017

Join the McCormack Graduate School for a discussion of a new book, Race, Gender, and Political Leadership in 21st Century America.

UMass Boston’s Global Post-Disaster Studies Certificate No. 6 in Nation

Colleen Locke | February 15, 2017

The online resource SuccessfulStudent.org says UMass Boston has the sixth best online homeland security program in the country.

UMass Boston Experts Analyze Early Days of Trump Foreign Policy

Zach Herman | February 13, 2017

Four of UMass Boston’s faculty experts analyzed the early days of Trump’s foreign policy at a Tuesday roundtable co-sponsored by McCormack Graduate School and the College of Liberal Arts. The event followed last week’s domestic policy discussion.