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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.

Study Finds Religious Activity Can Prevent, Curb Depression Among Older Adults

Office of Communications | August 15, 2014

UMass Boston researchers find increased prayer, attendance at religious services have a positive impact on mental health.

UMass Boston Trains City Managers to Use Data for a More Effective, Accountable Government

Krishna K. Sapkota, McCormack Graduate School | August 12, 2014

Collins Center for Public Management hosts pragmatic training on using data in municipal operations

Retired Nigerian General Advises CPDD on Conflicts in His Homeland

Krishna K. Sapkota, McCormack Graduate School | August 11, 2014

Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, PhD, a retired general who as chief of army staff (2008-10) led the Nigerian army, works with faculty and graduate students at McCormack Graduate School’s Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development (CPDD) in his role as a visiting senior fellow.