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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

Anna M. Agathangelou Brings a Collaborative Spirit and a Research Focus on Human Security

Jess Slicer | November 12, 2015

Visiting Professor Anna Agathangelou considers the Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security and Global Governance (CRHSGG) a diverse and collaborative environment, helping to create well-rounded future global leaders.

McCormack School’s Keating on Assignment in Afghanistan

Zach Herman | November 06, 2015

Longtime UMass Boston faculty member is also an in-demand international development consultant

At IDEAS conference McCormack Alumnus Discusses Passing on the Gift of Education

Ngan Nguyen, McCormack Graduate School | November 06, 2015

Parfait Gasana created the Kigali Reading Center in Rwanda to pass along the gift of education to children in his home country.

Gerontology Faculty Offers Expertise to Legislative Committee on Elder Affairs

McCormack Graduate School | October 19, 2015

Faculty discuss long-term support services, issues of elder health care and caregiving, transportation, income security, and nursing home quality.

Local West Africans to Present UMass Boston’s Darren Kew with Lifetime Achievement Award

Office of Communications | October 09, 2015

The Yoruba Elders International Society, a charitable organization made up of West Africans now living in Rhode Island, will present UMass Boston Professor Darren Kew with a lifetime achievement award on Saturday in Providence.

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