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UMass Boston Study Documents Destructive Conflict in Local Communities

McCormack Graduate School | March 20, 2015

MA Office of Public Collaboration study concludes that more training and resources are needed.

Gerontology Students and Faculty Awarded Funding from Office of Global Programs

Gerontology | March 12, 2015

Three Gerontology projects have been awarded funding by the Office of Global Programs at UMass Boston

Students Discuss Privilege, Inclusion, Inequalities at Social Justice Conference

Kelley M. LaMan, McCormack Graduate School | March 11, 2015

The Office of Student Leadership and Community Engagement hosted the first annual Social Justice Conference at UMass Boston.

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.