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Conflict Resolution Professor Wins Award for Innovation in Online Teaching

The Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security and Global Governance | May 18, 2017

Celebrating Professor Karen Ross recipient of the 2017 UMass Boston Innovation in Online Teaching Award

Sustainable Solutions Lab Co-Convenes International Meeting on Climate Adaptation Financing

Sustainable Solutions Lab | March 16, 2017

In partnership with the British Consulates of Boston and Miami and the Boston Green Ribbon Commission, the Sustainable Solutions Lab at UMass Boston co-convened a two-day event to discuss climate adaptation financing.

UMass Boston Professors Honored with Leventhal Environment Award

Office of Communications | October 06, 2016

Two professors from UMass Boston’s School for the Environment will be honored for their work on the environment tomorrow evening at the sixth annual Norman B. Leventhal Awards for Excellence in City Building.

UMass Boston’s McCormack Graduate School Experts Contribute to Path-Breaking United Nations Report

Office of Communications | September 19, 2016

The world’s most pressing challenges -- whether climate change, population growth, infectious diseases or massive inequalities of resources – will only be met successfully if science is brought to the task far more effectively, according to a United Nations report drafted by a team at UMass Boston.

Questions to Help Your Team Work Better Together

Eben Weitzman | July 28, 2016

What can you do to prepare a new group to work well together or help a group in disarray pivot and get back on track? Here are five questions you can ask to help get everyone rowing in the right direction.

Transformations in Conservation Governance and Implications for Human Security

Department of CRHSGG | July 05, 2016

Fieldwork in Kenya is funded by UMass Boston’s National Science Foundation (NSF) funded Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) fellowship. University of Nairobi is a partner institution of the IGERT program

UMass Boston Hosts First Annual IGERT Research Symposium

Center for Governance and Sustainability | May 18, 2016

National Science Foundation-funded doctoral fellows present transdisciplinary environmental research on the Horn of Africa.

McCormack PhD Candidate Earns Dissertation Award from United Nations

McCormack Graduate School, | April 12, 2016

Gabriela Bueno earns a Dissertation Fellowship Award from the Academic Council on the United Nations System.

Christiana Figueres, Architect of Paris Agreement, Returns to UMass Boston

Zach Herman | April 07, 2016

Executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change speaks to packed house at Edward M. Kennedy Institute

UMass Boston Practices What it Teaches, Researches, in Ethiopia

Maryalice Gill | March 02, 2016

UMass Boston faculty members and students spent part of the winter break in Ethiopia sharing their scholarship, conducting research, and hosting workshops on environmental issues.

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