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Conflict Transformation across Borders: A Platform for Action

Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance | August 10, 2015

In three short weeks, 14 students from 9 countries enjoyed many takeaways from this inaugural summer program in Ecuador.

New Book by UMass Boston Reconciliation Expert: Two-state Solution Not Viable in Israel, Palestine

McCormack Graduate School | August 06, 2015

Peacemaker Padraig O'Malley tells the story of two narratives in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Ivanova Participates in UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

Global Environmental Governance Project | August 03, 2015

UN Board promotes science, technology, and innovation to support post-2015 sustainable development goals

UMass Boston Research Shows Stark Gender Wage Gap

Office of Communications | July 30, 2015

New research done by the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at UMass Boston indicates that the wage gap between women and men is particularly stark for women working in lower income occupations, with Hispanic women experiencing the largest pay inequities.

Conference Examines “The Way Forward” for Afghanistan

Maryalice Gill | July 29, 2015

On Monday, UMass Boston hosted ambassadors, advocates, architects, engineers, planners, and other experts for the 2015 Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters (CRSCAD) conference: “Rebuilding Sustainable Communities in Afghanistan: The Way Forward.”

Camp Shriver Celebrates 10 Years of Welcoming Children of All Abilities

Colleen Locke | July 09, 2015

Camp Shriver, which celebrated its 10th anniversary in a celebration with Special Olympics International Chair Tim Shriver on Tuesday, has served more than 1,000 children from low-income neighborhoods in Boston, Brockton, and Quincy.

Marty Meehan Meets with UMass Boston Students to Launch UMass Presidency

Office of Communications | July 06, 2015

New UMass President Marty Meehan officially launched his presidency Wednesday morning, holding a roundtable discussion with UMass Boston students in the Integrated Sciences Complex.

UMass Boston Professors and Staff Member Honored for Mentoring Graduate Students

James G. Mortenson | June 23, 2015

Awards are named after Joan H. Liem in honor of her 40-plus years of mentoring at UMass Boston.

Alumna Aids Domestic Violence Survivors

Moriah Cummings, Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy | June 22, 2015

Krystal Rohloff discusses her work in the attorney general's office

Gender, Leadership and Public Policy 2015 Graduates Are “Agents of Change”

Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy | June 19, 2015

Celebrating the achievements of the 21 women who completed the Gender, Leadership, and Public Policy graduate certificate program.