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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.

UMass Boston Classmates Earn Diversity and Inclusion Award for Setting Up Rwanda Children’s Library

McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies | December 04, 2014

International relations students Parfait Gasana and Wade Cedar won a 2014 DANDI award on December 1.

Panel on Public Officials’ Compensation Presents Report to Public, Legislature, and Governor

McCormack Graduate School | December 04, 2014

Commission recommends numerous reforms, salary increases for constitutional officers and legislative leaders

Post-Disaster Reconstruction Expert Delivers Major Papers at International Symposia in S. America

Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters | December 01, 2014

McCormack Grad School's Adenrele Awotona presents his research in Chile and Colombia.