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UMass Boston Research Team Assesses Implementation of Global Environmental Treaties

Gabriela Bueno and Barbara Graceffa, McCormack Graduate School | January 07, 2015

McCormack Grad School faculty and doctoral student evaluate global treaties' implementation.

Ethiopian Grad Student Works to Decrease Hazardous Mercury Levels in Africa

McCormack Graduate School | December 15, 2014

Wondwossen S. Wondemagegnehu is working to protect human health and the environment from the adverse effects of mercury.

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 Announces Speaker Lineup for Coasts and Communities Seminar Series

Office of Communications | September 19, 2014

Richard Boone, one of three distinguished speakers invited by the School for the Environment and the Coasts and Communities IGERT program, kicks off the series on September 24, 2014.

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

Maria Ivanova Participates in Second Meeting of the UN Political Forum on Sustainable Development

Center for Governance and Sustainability | August 05, 2014

McCormack Grad School professor is a lead discussant at U.N. meeting charting the way for an ambitious post-2015 development agenda.

International Relations Program Honors Daniel Zaleznik: An ‘Outstanding Thinker’

Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance | May 21, 2014

The winner of this year's International Relations Convocation Award has a perfect GPA and was a member of the UMass Boston faculty-student team that traveled to Nairobi, Kenya last year to participate in the Governing Council meetings of the United Nations Environment Programme.

Continuous Collaborations: Faculty and Students Foster and Maintain Engagement

Center for Governance and Sustainability | May 21, 2014

Faculty foster student engagement

Christiana Figueres Returns to UMass Boston as Commencement Speaker

Center for Governance and Sustainability | May 14, 2014

Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be the keynote speaker at the 46th commencement ceremonies at the University of Massachusetts Boston on May 30.

Former Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga Highlights Africa’s Development

Charlie Brackett | May 13, 2014

Former Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga visited the UMass Boston campus on May 6 to deliver a talk, “The Awakening African Lion,” as part of the Distinguished International Lecture series.

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