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UMass Boston Student Attends UN Climate Summit with Her Faculty Mentor

McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies | October 16, 2014

Natalia Escobar-Pemberthy had the educational opportunity of a lifetime.

UMass Boston’s Ira Jackson Recalls Boston and Busing

McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies | October 10, 2014

At a speech at the Rappaport Institute, Dean Jackson recalls his time in the Kevin White administration during the busing crisis.

UMass Named One of 100 Best Universities in the World

University of Massachusetts | October 02, 2014

Times Higher Education named the University of Massachusetts one of the world’s top 100 universities in the magazine’s annual global survey, released Wednesday.

UMass Boston Well-Represented on National Book Awards Longlist

Pamela Worth | October 01, 2014

Two authors with ties to the university have been named to the longlists for this year's National Book Awards.

LatinasRepresent Boston Inspires Potential Candidates

Muna Killingback, Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy | October 01, 2014

UMass Boston co-hosts impactful conference to help propel Latinas into political and appointed offices.

Telecommunications Pioneer Funds Non-violence and Peace Projects at UMass Boston

McCormack Graduate School | September 30, 2014

Sid Topol, a pioneer in the field of wireless communication, will fund the new Topol Peace Data Initiative at UMass Boston’s Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development (CPDD).

Public Policy Alumna Earns National Housing Research Paper Competition

McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies | September 30, 2014

McCormack Graduates School salutes Rachel Drew '14 for her award from the Housing Education and Research Association.

Counterterrorism Experts Converge at UMass Boston for International Conference

McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies | September 30, 2014

McCormack Graduate School and Joiner Center co-host international conference on collaboration and communication for counter-terrorism.

UMass Boston Public Policy Student Chosen for Best Dissertation Award

McCormack Graduate School | September 26, 2014

Felicia Sullivan's dissertation was chosen among 20 nominations submitted throughout the United States.

Public Affairs Alumna Earns Student Manuscript of Year Award from National Organization

McCormack Graduate School | September 25, 2014

The Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) selected Maureen Thomas, ' 14 as co-winner of the 2014 Pi Alpha Alpha Master’s Student Manuscript of the Year award