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UMass Boston Establishes an Innovative Emergency and Disaster Management Program

Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters | January 27, 2017

UMass Boston’s new program builds on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security/FEMA’s Professional Development Series

McCormack Fellow Fellow Pens Biography of Distinguished Albanian Diplomat

Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development | January 10, 2017

Senior Fellow Agron Alibali, Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, publishes a biography on Faik Konitza, former Albania ambassador to the United States.

UMass Boston Recognized on U.S. News 2017 List of Best Online Programs

Zach Herman | January 10, 2017

Leader in educational rankings highlights UMass Boston in three categories: Best Online Bachelor’s Programs, Best Online Business Programs, and Best Online Education Programs

Six-Term Senator Pat McGovern Calls for More Women to Run for Public Office

Muna Killingback | December 15, 2016

The Honorable Patricia McGovern discusses her career in public service, battles against sexism, and women’s leadership.

First Recipient of UMass Boston Mayor’s Fellowship Working on Research, Data, Policy

Colleen Locke | December 13, 2016

Jason Ewas ’16, the first recipient of the Mayor’s Office – UMass Boston Policy Research Fellowship, has been working for the Walsh Administration for the last six months, researching worker cooperatives and creating a dashboard to better keep track of the city’s boards and commissions.

Distinguished Faculty Reflect on Growth and Change at UMass Boston

Zach Herman | December 09, 2016

Levy, Mutchler, and Tang discuss teaching, research, and service at Distinguished Faculty event

Conflict Resolution Program Offers Workshop on Managing Difficult Conversations

McCormack Graduate School | December 05, 2016

McCormack Graduate School fall workshop addresses conflict around issues of race, ethnicity, and religious identity.

Report: Many Women in New England Face Economic Insecurity, Not Recovery

Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy | November 22, 2016

Wage Inequality Persists Across Region, Despite Uptick in Earnings

UMass Boston Scholar Pens First-of-Its-Kind Study on Race, Gender and Political Leadership

McCormack Graduate School | November 22, 2016

Carol Hardy-Fanta is the is the lead author of Contested Transformation: Race, Gender, and Political Leadership in 21st Century America.

Senator Warren to Join Constituents at Women’s Policy Conference Friday

Office of Communications | November 17, 2016

Senator Elizabeth Warren will take the stage at the New England Women’s Policy Conference on Friday at 2:30 p.m. in UMass Boston's Campus Center Ballroom, speaking to students, academics, activists and women leaders less than two weeks after the election.