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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

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."