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MA Office of Public Collaboration Joins the McCormack Grad School

McCormack Graduate School | January 13, 2015

Dean Ira A. Jackson welcomes MOPC as its newest center at the McCormack Graduate School.

Faculty/Student Team Organizes Global Investment and Governance Conference

McCormack Graduate School | January 08, 2015

McCormack Grad School research team plans a two-day conference on economic diversification and development of Africa’s resources.

Ellen Birchander Assumes Helm of Management of Aging Services Program

McCormack Graduate School | January 08, 2015

Birchander changes her role from co-director to graduate program director of this award-winning, online program at UMass Boston.

UMass Boston Research Team Assesses Implementation of Global Environmental Treaties

Gabriela Bueno and Barbara Graceffa, McCormack Graduate School | January 07, 2015

McCormack Grad School faculty and doctoral student evaluate global treaties' implementation.

Collins Center Develops Toolkit to Improve Public Management

McCormack Graduate School | January 02, 2015

This online tool helps managers determine goals, actions, and measures to ensure efficient government.

UMass Boston Celebrates Research Achievements at 8th Annual Luncheon

Office of Communications | December 16, 2014

Faculty, students, and alumni received some great news at UMass Boston’s annual research luncheon last week—Boston’s public research university brought in more research funding than ever before in the last fiscal year.

Ethiopian Grad Student Works to Decrease Hazardous Mercury Levels in Africa

McCormack Graduate School | December 15, 2014

Wondwossen S. Wondemagegnehu is working to protect human health and the environment from the adverse effects of mercury.

New Leadership at Center for Social Policy

McCormack Graduate School | December 15, 2014

Arthur MacEwan takes on interim position as search committee seeks to replace Director Donna Haig Friedman

UMass Boston Research Assistant Plans Local World AIDS Day Event

McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies | December 05, 2014

Julia Tripp designed the local event, invited roundtable participants, raised funds, and auditioned actors for the play she wrote.

Center for Social Policy Co-Hosts Conference on Poverty in Massachusetts

Marija Bingulac, Center for Social Policy | December 05, 2014

The symposium examined current economic trends, causes of poverty and inequality, and strategies that have helped millions of poor people.