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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

Managing Conflict In Organizational Mergers

Eben Weitzman | June 27, 2016

Mergers almost always involve conflict, and it is frequently intense. The approach suggested here won’t make for a conflict-free merger. What it can do is provide a path that will allow you to manage inevitable conflict.

UMass Boston Offers Conflict Resolution Program in Israel to Focus on Jewish-Palestinian Tensions

Ngan Nguyen, McCormack Graduate School | January 26, 2016

Taught in the peace village of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salaam, students will learn about the cultural roots of conflict facing Jewish and Palestinian communities.

UMass Boston Co-Hosts High-Level Environmental Diplomacy Workshop in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Samuel M. Gebru | January 13, 2016

Regional Environmental Diplomacy Institute (REDI)-Africa, is convening officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Members of Parliament from Djibouti and Ethiopia and experts, practitioners & civil society advocates from Addis Ababa and Boston

Interview with Professor Karen Ross

Jess Slicer | January 11, 2016

Professor Ross's research focuses on issues of education, peacebuilding, and social activism. She looks at how to better understand the impact of grassroots peacebuilding programs, particularly educational ones.

Nigeria’s Imam and the Pastor Talk Interfaith Conflict Issues

Ngan Nguyen | December 16, 2015

Imam Muhammad Ashafa and Pastor James Wuye of Nigeria’s Interfaith Mediation Centre, in their work to build peace between Muslims and Christians in Nigeria

McCormack Alumnus Parfait Gasana Shares “Joy of Reading” in Rwanda

Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development | December 15, 2015

The Kigali Reading Center will soon be opening its second reading center in Kigali, Rwanda to spread the joy of reading.

McCormack Doctoral Candidate Attends ACUNS Workshop

Jess Slicer | December 14, 2015

The workshop aligned with and helped inform research in peacekeeping operations and security in Africa, and global governance in general.

Interview with Visiting Professor Marie Breen-Smyth

Jess Slicer | November 16, 2015

Marie's research covers diverse array of areas including human security, victim politics and the impact of armed conflict, the role of children in conflict in the US and Northern Ireland, transitional justice, and post-conflict reconstruction

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