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Boston Kicks Off Age-Friendly City Initiative with Help from Gerontology Institute

Ceara Somerville, Gerontology PhD Student | March 09, 2015

The City of Boston, in partnership with AARP and the UMass Boston Gerontology Institute, has begun the 5-year process of becoming a World Health Organization recognized Age Friendly City.

Bestselling Author and Activist Michael Patrick MacDonald Teaching at UMass Boston

Office of Communications | March 04, 2015

Author of Acclaimed “All Souls” Leading Two Classes As Writer-in-Residence

Center for Social Policy Heads Research to Get MA Homeless “On Solid Ground”

Samantha Flaherty, McCormack Graduate School | March 02, 2015

McCormack research team suggests policies to reduce homelessness and improve family financial security.

Growing Fulbright Community at the McCormack Graduate School

McCormack Graduate School | March 02, 2015

Six Fulbright students join the Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security and Global Governance.

Peacebuilding Educator Joins McCormack’s Conflict Resolution Program

Kelley LaMan, McCormack Graduate School | February 25, 2015

Karen Ross focuses on conflict resolution and peacebuilding in Israel and Palestine.

UMass Boston Wins Role as Team Partner in Global Resilience Challenge

Center for Governance and Sustainability | February 24, 2015

Rockefeller Foundation and USAID choose Center for Governance and Sustainability to research solutions to climate change.

McCormack PhD Student Receives Prestigious Research Fellowship for Work on Climate Change Adaptation

Center for Governance and Sustainability | February 19, 2015

Ethiopian student will bring new academic insights about how policy and practice communities interact across various levels of governance.

Public Affairs Changes Name and Degree to Master of Public Administration

McCormack Graduate School | February 18, 2015

McCormack Graduate School changes the name of its award-winning public affairs program to better reflect course content.

New Study Documents Destructive Conflict in Local Communities, Calls for Training and Resources

McCormack Graduate School | February 18, 2015

New conflict resolution needs assessment finds destructive public conflict is causing dysfunction and harm in local governments and communities.

McCormack Alumna Helps Define “The Shape of the City”

McCormack Graduate School | February 18, 2015

In her role as director of the Boston Indicators Project, Jessica Martin is working to redefine the city of Boston.