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Pension Action Center Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Megan Staley, Gerontology PhD Student | September 24, 2014

The outpouring of support from the many sponsors was a tribute to the great work of the Pension Action Center and to Ellen Bruce’s outstanding career as a lawyer and gerontology professor.

New Special Advisory Commission Will Study Compensation of Massachusetts Public Officials

Special Advisory Commission on the Compensation of Public Officials | September 19, 2014

The Special Advisory Commission on the Compensation of Public Officials, chaired by McCormack Graduate School Dean Ira A. Jackson, has had its first meeting.

UMass Boston Researcher Helps Give Massachusetts Nonprofits a Political Voice

McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies | September 18, 2014

Through this online survey, nonprofit leaders across Massachusetts have the opportunity to articulate the needs of their organizations and constituents

National Security Experts Coming to UMass Boston for Terrorism Conference

Office of Communications | September 16, 2014

The Society for Terrorism Research’s 8th Annual International Conference Starts Wednesday

UMass Boston Professor Co-Chairs International Conference in Switzerland on Disaster Risk Management

Barbara Graceffa | September 05, 2014

Held in Davos, Switzerland, the fifth annual conference focused on the theme of "Integrative Risk Management: The Role of Science, Technology, and Practice."

Prof. Robert Weiner Retires, Marks Nearly 50 Years of Excellence, Student Focus

Krishna K Sapkota, McCormack Graduate School | August 26, 2014

Political science and international relations expert begins post-retirement phase.

McCormack PhD Student Works toward Peace in Nigeria

Krishna K. Sapkota, McCormack Graduate School | August 25, 2014

Student studying global governance and human security works to diffuse conflicts among Christians and Muslims.

UMass Boston’s Center for Governance and Sustainability to Evaluate Environmental Conventions

Moriah Roache, McCormack Graduate School | August 21, 2014

McCormack Graduate School center earns research grant to evaluate the implementation of global environmental treaties

McCormack Grad School Welcomes New Assistant Dean for Academic Programs

McCormack Graduate School | August 20, 2014

Justin Maher brings a wealth of higher education experience to this new role at his alma mater.

Conflict Resolution Professor Earns Best Political Science Paper Award

Leigh Murphy, McCormack Graduate School | August 18, 2014

Assistant Professor Jeff Pugh has received the Section of Migration and Citizenship's Best Conference Paper Award.