Professor Maria Ivanova Named to New United Nations Board

Zach Herman | October 18, 2013

On September 24th, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the creation of the Scientific Advisory Board of the UN Secretary-General, inviting 26 scientists, researchers, and policymakers from around the world to become…

UMass Boston’s McCormack Grad School Kicks Off New Leadership Lecture Series

McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies | October 11, 2013

McCormack Grad School hosts local and global thought leaders in politics, education, public service, the nonprofit sector, and business community.

UMass Boston Professor Appointed to U.N. Scientific Advisory Board

Office of Communications | October 09, 2013

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Maria Ivanova to the new United Nations Scientific Advisory Board.

Three McCormack Int’l Relations, Global Governance Scholars Publish Books

McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies | October 09, 2013

Books from Murphy, Parpart, and Shaw include reprints of two classics and a new edited collection on global governance.

UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres Discusses the Good News About Climate Change

Yuliya Rashchupkina | October 01, 2013

On September 27, Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), delivered a lecture at the Harvard Kennedy School about “The Good News on Climate Change.”

Celebrating the Life and Work of Nobel Peace Laureate, Wangari Maathai

Center for Governance and Sustainability | September 27, 2013

McCormack's Maria Ivanova interviews Maathai's daughter as part of “Africa’s Green Future: Nurturing the Vision of Wangari Maathai” symposium.

$3 Million IGERT Grant Will Fund Coasts and Communities Fellowships

Anna Pinkert | August 27, 2013

A $3.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation will fund fellowships in global environmental research.

UMass Boston Fellow Analyzes Proposal for a Public-Private United “Nations”

Daniel Zaleznak, Center for Governance and Sustainability | June 24, 2013

McCormack Grad School's Harris Gleckman examines options for global governance as presented by the Global Redesign Initiative.

McCormack Community Gathers to Understand, Imagine, and Create its Future

McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies | June 10, 2013

UMass Boston's policy and global studies college undertakes organizational development exercise to find its "special sauce."

In Commencement Address, Environmental Leader Calls for New Political Economy

Vanessa DiCarlo and Barbara Graceffa, McCormack Graduate School | June 05, 2013

Gus Speth calls for a new economic model prioritizing people, place, and planet, over profits, product, and power.

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