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McCormack Graduate School Welcomes New Associate Dean

McCormack Graduate School | July 14, 2017

Edozie brings a background as a teacher-scholar and academic administrator to her new role at UMass Boston.

McCormack Grad School Cohosts Live Conversations with Mayoral Candidates Marty Walsh, Tito Jackson

Office of Communications | July 12, 2017

The McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at UMass Boston has teamed up with WBUR, the Boston Globe, NBC Boston, NECN, and Telemundo Boston to jointly host live conversations with Boston mayoral candidates this summer.

PhD Student Mai See Yang Brings Data-Driven Gerontology Research to Hmong Community

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | June 08, 2017

In May, Mai See Yang became the first Hmong student to graduate with a PhD in gerontology from UMass Boston. Her research focuses on the particularly high rates of depression and other mental illnesses in older Hmong adults.

UMass Boston’s Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy Awarded $100K Grant

Office of Communications | June 08, 2017

Research Institute Receives Grant from Cummings Foundation to Fund Nonprofit Internships for GLPP Students

UMass Boston Launches “Strengthening Rwandan Administrative Justice Project”

Center for Peace Democracy and Development | June 07, 2017

This partnership is designed to strengthen the quality, legality, and consistency of decision-making by district authorities in administrative and regulatory cases involving citizens and businesses in Rwanda

Conflict Resolution Professor Wins Award for Innovation in Online Teaching

The Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security and Global Governance | May 18, 2017

Celebrating Professor Karen Ross recipient of the 2017 UMass Boston Innovation in Online Teaching Award

Grad Student Fakisha Fabre UMass Boston’s 29 Who Shine Winner

Colleen Locke | May 04, 2017

Fakisha Fabre, a student in the Master’s in Public Administration Program in the McCormack Graduate School, is the 2017 "29 Who Shine" award winner from the University of Massachusetts Boston.

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.