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  1. On 10th Anniversary of Katrina, Jean Rhodes’s Research Shows Resiliency
    Jean Rhodes found that more than 60 percent of respondents bounced back to pre-disaster levels of mental health, even though nearly half exhibited post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms a year after the storm.
  2. Center for Social Policy Symposium Showcases Current Research
    Attendees at CSP's annual symposium Center shared ideas and experiences relating to the root causes of poverty and family instability.
  3. Undergrads Gain Valuable Gerontology Research Experience at McCormack Grad School
    Two science majors are mentored during summer research project at Gerontology Institute.
  4. SGISD Trains Parents of Children with Autism in Bangladesh
    Faculty and students from UMass Boston created a training program for families in Bangladesh who have children with autism.
  5. Public Administration Alumna Receives National Recognition for Her Scholarship
    Congrats to McCormack Graduate School's Sandra Matar who was recognized for her outstanding capstone research
  6. McCormack Graduate School Produces New Map to Showcase Local and Global Engagement
    From New England to New Zealand, check out this map of McCormack's research and service projects.
  7. New Book by UMass Boston Reconciliation Expert: Two-state Solution Not Viable in Israel, Palestine
    Peacemaker Padraig O'Malley tells the story of two narratives in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
  8. Mathematician Eduardo González Earns $130k National Science Foundation Grant
    Eduardo González is the recipient of a NSF-DMS grant that will support his work on algebraic and symplectic geometry.
  9. UMass Boston Research Shows Stark Gender Wage Gap
    New research done by the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at UMass Boston indicates that the wage gap between women and men is particularly stark for women working in lower income occupations, with Hispanic women experiencing the largest pay inequities.
  10. New Class Dives Deep for Scientific Research
    Summer course offers students the opportunity to learn to scuba dive for research
  11. UMass Boston Genomics Core Facility Opens
    Building on the momentum of the recently opened state-of-the art Integrated Sciences Complex and the Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy (CPCT) at UMass Boston, the university now announces the official opening of the center’s Genomics Core facility.
  12. Conference Focuses on Planning Safe and Mobile Future for Massachusetts’ Older Drivers
    The Gerontology Institute hosted the Older Driver Safety Summit, aimed to create a five-year plan to reduce crashes and safe mobility for older drivers in Massachusetts.
  13. Gerontology Prof Edward Miller Promoted to Full Professor
    McCormack Grad School congratulates Professor Miller for his scholarship, teaching, and service achievements.
  14. Six Conflict Resolution Students Present Their Final Research Projects
    Soon-to-be McCormack School graduates shared their capstone and thesis research with fellow students and faculty at recent event.
  15. CSM Celebrates Student Success and Corporate Partnerships in STEM with Sanofi Genzyme and Oracle
    The showcase featured 64 poster presentations by over 150 CSM students.
  16. Department of Gerontology Welcomes New Faculty Member
    Jennifer Gaudet Hefele, an expert in nursing home compare, will start in September at the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies.
  17. Urban Research Network Meets at UMass Boston
    McCormack Graduate School hosts Collaborative Research for Equity and Education conference.
  18. UMass Boston Receives $1.4M Grant to Promote Motor Development of Children with Disabilities
    The Center for Social Development and Education (CSDE) at the University of Massachusetts Boston has received a $1.4 million grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to promote motor development of children with disabilities.
  19. Goddard House Doane Scholarships to Provide $170K for Nursing Students
    Funding to benefit mid-career students with experience in Boston health care
  20. McCormack’s Public Policy Doctoral Student Awarded International Fellowship
    Kudos to Ana Maria Sanchez Rodriguez who earned an Inter-American Foundation Grassroots Development Field Research Fellowship.
  21. Three McCormack Professors Receive Internal Grants to Support Research and Service Projects
    The Vice Provost of Research has awarded grants to fund timely and impactful initiatives by Karen Ross, Ann Bookman, and Jan Mutchler.
  22. Survey of Boston Neighborhoods Reveals Life Before and After Marathon Bombing
    A new study that sheds light on how residents felt about their neighborhoods before and after the attack.
  23. Environmental Leadership Across Scales and Geographies: A Perspective from the United Nations
    Join us Earth Day lecture by Elliott Harris, assistant secretary-general and director of the New York Office of the UN Environment Programme.
  24. CANCELED: Lifecycle Events and Their Consequences: Job Loss, Family Change, and Declines in Health
    Join us for this Public Policy and Public Affairs research seminar featuring Kenneth Couch, a UConn economics professor.
  25. Economists Call for Greater Investment in Paid Caregivers at CWPPP Forum at State House
    Leading economists and policy experts called for increased investment in the tens of thousands of mostly women eldercare and childcare workers at a forum organized by CWPPP at the State House on April 6, speaking to a standing room only, panelist argue that workers are undervalued and underpaid
  26. 2015 Chancellor’s Faculty Research Celebration
    Join Chancellor J. Keith Motley and the Friends of the Library at the annual Faculty Research Celebration, featuring professors Miren Uriarte, Tara Parker, and Anne Douglass.
  27. When Nurses are Also Patients: McCormack Team Researches Intimate Partner Violence in South Africa
    McCormack Graduate School Global Governance faculty and students collaborate to publish new journal article.
  28. McCormack’s Professor Morel Visits White House to Discuss Dominican Affairs
    Domingo Morel joined over 200 leaders to to discuss immigration, education, trade, and workforce development.
  29. UMass Boston Cuts Ribbon on New Integrated Sciences Complex
    The University of Massachusetts Boston today officially opened its state-of-the-art $182 million Integrated Sciences Complex (ISC) with a ribbon cutting, celebrating the first new academic building on campus in 40 years.
  30. McCormack Prof Earns Prestigious DuBois Fellowship to Study the Education of Young Men of Color
    Kudos to Public Policy Professor Mark Warren who will study the school-to-prison pipeline.
  31. Gender, Leadership, and Public Policy Graduate Certificate Information Session and Alumnae Panel
    Can you see yourself leading change? If so, you are invited to attend an information session on the Gender, Leadership and Public Policy graduate certificate program on March 25.
  32. Valuing Women’s Paid Care Work: From Research to Public Policy in Massachusetts
    The Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy is pleased to host its 33rd Women’s Research Forum.
  33. UMass Boston Graduate Programs Rated Among Nation’s Best By ‘U.S. News and World Report’
    UMass Boston graduate programs in nursing, education, and rehabilitation counseling have been ranked among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report “Best Graduate School” rankings released today.
  34. Center for Social Policy Heads Research to Get MA Homeless “On Solid Ground”
    McCormack research team suggests policies to reduce homelessness and improve family financial security.
  35. Peacebuilding Educator Joins McCormack’s Conflict Resolution Program
    Karen Ross focuses on conflict resolution and peacebuilding in Israel and Palestine.
  36. UMass Boston Wins Role as Team Partner in Global Resilience Challenge
    Rockefeller Foundation and USAID choose Center for Governance and Sustainability to research solutions to climate change.
  37. McCormack PhD Student Receives Prestigious Research Fellowship for Work on Climate Change Adaptation
    Ethiopian student will bring new academic insights about how policy and practice communities interact across various levels of governance.
  38. New Study Documents Destructive Conflict in Local Communities, Calls for Training and Resources
    New conflict resolution needs assessment finds destructive public conflict is causing dysfunction and harm in local governments and communities.
  39. Guest lecture: Gender, Security, and Development in the Maoist Conflict in India
    Join the Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security and Global Governance for a special lecture by Swati Parashar
  40. Guest Lecture: “Measuring the Performance of E-Governance: A Stage Model Approach”
    Join us for this McCormack Graduate School special event.
  41. UMass Boston Rated in Nation’s Top 30 Innovative Public Service Schools
    Student to faculty-ratios, innovative academic programs, and quality internships and career services helped McCormack Grad School propel UMass Boston to the top 30 on the list.
  42. The Kresge Foundation: New Directions in Population Health
    Join the College of Nursing and Health Sciences as Phyllis Meadows, PhD, MSN, BSN, RN speaks on The Kresge Foundation’s efforts in reducing health disparities by promoting conditions and environments.
  43. McCormack Prof Criticizes New Report on Parent Organizing in Schools
    Warren reviewed the recent American Enterprise Institute report, Turning lightning into electricity: Organizing parents for education reform.
  44. Amy Rex Smith Receives Award from the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Nurses Association
    Amy Rex-Smith, DNSc, RN, ACNS, BC of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, has recently been awarded the “Excellence in Nursing Education” Award from the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Nurses Association or ANA.
  45. Gastón Institute Researchers Visit University of Quintana Roo in Mexico
    María Idalí Torres, Director of the Gastón Institute, and Professor and Senior Research Associate Phil Granberry, visited University of Quintana Roo, Mexico, where they taught medical anthropology and regional economic development seminars.
  46. UMass Life Sciences Task Force Holds Town Hall Meeting on Campus
    The UMass system’s Life Sciences Task Force has three goals for a systemwide collaboration: develop talent, foster research, and drive the innovation ecosystem.
  47. Chair and Professor Rosanna DeMarco to Accept the 2015 Excellence in Research Award
    Chair and Professor Rosanna DeMarco, PhD, RN, PHCNS-BC, APHN-BC, FAAN, has been named the 2015 recipient of the “Excellence in Research Award” given by the New England Regional Black Nurses Association (NERBNA).
  48. Scientists Move to Integrated Sciences Complex, Research Begins
    New facilities in the Integrated Sciences Complex come to life as professors move into their labs
  49. UMass Boston Policy Professor Calls for an Educational Justice Movement
    Mark R. Warren calls the need for educational justice the civil rights issue of today.
  50. MA Office of Public Collaboration Joins the McCormack Grad School
    Dean Ira A. Jackson welcomes MOPC as its newest center at the McCormack Graduate School.
  51. Faculty/Student Team Organizes Global Investment and Governance Conference
    McCormack Grad School research team plans a two-day conference on economic diversification and development of Africa’s resources.
  52. UMass Boston Research Team Assesses Implementation of Global Environmental Treaties
    McCormack Grad School faculty and doctoral student evaluate global treaties' implementation.
  53. Older Driver Safety Summit: Planning a Safe and Mobile Future for Massachusetts
    This event is designed to create a five-year plan to reduce crashes and improve older driver safe mobility across the Commonwealth.
  54. UMass Boston Celebrates Research Achievements at 8th Annual Luncheon
    Faculty, students, and alumni received some great news at UMass Boston’s annual research luncheon last week—Boston’s public research university brought in more research funding than ever before in the last fiscal year.
  55. Sanofi Genzyme Fellows Prepare for Research and Future Careers
    A total of 20 graduate and undergraduate Sanofi Genzyme Research Fellows are working on advanced research in life sciences in CSM.
  56. Center for Social Policy Co-Hosts Conference on Poverty in Massachusetts
    The symposium examined current economic trends, causes of poverty and inequality, and strategies that have helped millions of poor people.
  57. UMass Boston and GBLN Research Shows Latinos Underrepresented in City Leadership
    The new study led to the creation of a Boston Diversity and Inclusion Team
  58. Post-Disaster Reconstruction Expert Delivers Major Papers at International Symposia in S. America
    McCormack Grad School's Adenrele Awotona presents his research in Chile and Colombia.
  59. 2014 Celebration of UMass Boston Faculty, Staff, and Students for Their Contributions to Research
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley and Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Winston E. Langley's remarks will be followed by a series of brief presentations by faculty and staff.
  60. UMass Boston Student Honored with Kingston-Mann Student Achievement Award
    Jacqueline Perry is among honorees recognized for undergraduate research.
  61. URBAN Boston Workshop:  Creating and using community-based data
    Join others learning to use community-based data for measurable, breakthrough results!
  62. UMass Boston Scientist Uses Coral to Reveal Connection Between Climate Trends and El Niño
    Coral in Pacific Ocean Reveal Increased Potential for El Niño
  63. Center for Social Policy to Study Health Impact of Boston’s Living Wage Ordinance
    Partnering with the Boston Health Commission, CSP researchers will assess current impacts and examine the health consequences of a proposed expansion of the law.
  64. $8.3 Million Awarded to UMass Boston and University of Wisconsin for Urology Research
    Jill Macoska and colleagues at the University of Wisconsin Madison will investigate causes of urological disease.
  65. Doctoral Students Collaborate on Research Project with Boston Youth Justice Partners
    Public Policy practicum course offers students real-world research experience and practical insights into the community in which they live.
  66. UMass Boston Well Represented at National Gerontology Conference
    Thirty-five faculty, students, and alumni present their research at the Gerontological Society of America annual meeting.
  67. Boston Health Chief Arroyo, Harvard Pilgrim CEO Talk Health Disparities at UMass Boston Panel
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley also joined the discussion.
  68. Current Economics MA Student Ethan Schein Gets Paper Published
    in Summer 2014 edition of The Massachusetts Undergraduate Journal of Economics
  69. UMass Boston Gerontology Student Earns National Award
    Elizabeth Chen earns the Person-in-Training Award from the Gerontological Society of America.
  70. UMass Boston Student Attends UN Climate Summit with Her Faculty Mentor
    Natalia Escobar-Pemberthy had the educational opportunity of a lifetime.
  71. UMass Boston Professor Named Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar
    Emily Jones, an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts Boston, is one of just 12 nursing educators from across the country to win a prestigious grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Nurse Faculty Scholars program this year.
  72. LatinasRepresent Boston Inspires Potential Candidates
    UMass Boston co-hosts impactful conference to help propel Latinas into political and appointed offices.
  73. Public Policy Alumna Earns National Housing Research Paper Competition
    McCormack Graduates School salutes Rachel Drew '14 for her award from the Housing Education and Research Association.
  74. UMass Boston Public Policy Student Chosen for Best Dissertation Award
    Felicia Sullivan's dissertation was chosen among 20 nominations submitted throughout the United States.
  75. Youth Power and Leadership in the Boston Youth Justice Movement, 2005 – 2008
    Join us for this research seminar presented by the Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs
  76. UMass Boston Researchers Fight Health Disparities for Children with Autism
    A $3.9 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health will support early intervention for underserved children in Boston.
  77. Queasy Over Oysters? UMass Boston Scientists Investigate Why Some Are Prone to Bad Bacteria
    UMass Boston professors and grad students look for new ways to track bacteria outbreaks in oysters.
  78. UMass Boston Professor Co-Chairs International Conference in Switzerland on Disaster Risk Management
    Held in Davos, Switzerland, the fifth annual conference focused on the theme of "Integrative Risk Management: The Role of Science, Technology, and Practice."
  79. Conflict Resolution Professor Earns Best Political Science Paper Award
    Assistant Professor Jeff Pugh has received the Section of Migration and Citizenship's Best Conference Paper Award.
  80. UMass Boston Chemistry Professor’s Team Receives $6.25 Million from Department Of Defense
    UMass Boston Assistant Professor of Chemistry Jason Green is among the researchers who have received awards from DOD-MURI.
  81. Julie Sieben ‘01 Presents at the New Balance Falmouth Road Race Expo
    UMass Boston alumna and author will be a featured presenter at the New Balance Falmouth Road Race Health and Fitness Expo tonight at 6 p.m.
  82. UMass Boston Faculty Receive $95,557 in Creative Economy Grants
    Faculty at the University of Massachusetts Boston have received a combined $95,557 in Creative Economy Grants from UMass President Robert Caret’s office.
  83. McCormack Researchers Earn Best Article Recognition from Public Administration Journal
    The American Review of Public Administration honors Professor Amy E. Smith and doctoral student Karen Monaghan.
  84. Anonymous Gift of $1 Million Will Advance Biology Research Efforts
    This gift will launch the new Biology Graduate Research Endowment, which will support stipends for graduate students, travel to conferences, and graduate research projects for years to come.
  85. UMass Boston, Harvard Pilgrim Partner to Enhance Support for Nursing Students
    Set Sail for Success commits $500k to assist students.
  86. CPDD Senior Fellow Kevin McKague Receives Grant to Help Train Health Workers in South Sudan
    Last month Grand Challenges Canada has awarded Kevin McKague, CPDD senior fellow and adjunct professor at Cape Breton University’s Shannon School of Business, with a $120,000 grant. McKague’s project will help expand health care to women and children in South Sudan.
  87. Prof. Jean Rhodes Awarded Grant to Study the Health Consequences of Hurricane Katrina
    A highly competitive, national funding program dedicated to tackling pressing health policy issues has awarded a grant to University of Massachusetts Boston professor Jean Rhodes and a collaborator at Harvard University to study the health consequences of Hurricane Katrina.
  88. Two Gerontology Students Earn Convocation Prizes for Outstanding Research
    McCormack Grad School students Jiyoung Lyu and Shaungshuang Wang receive scholarship awards.
  89. New Report Highlights Urgent Need for Ocean Science Literacy
    A Diverse Consortium of Scientists, Educators and Museum Experts Developed Report Published by UMass Boston
  90. College of Nursing and Health Sciences Celebrates 35 Years with E-Posters, Student Presentations
    The anniversary celebration, which includes e-posters, oral presentations and two keynote lectures, ends with an awards dinner tonight.
  91. Professor Courtenay Sprague Brings ‘Global Public Health’ to UMass Boston, Studies HIV
    After more than a decade of work in Southern Africa, Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance Courtenay Sprague has brought her expertise in studying public health among marginalized populations to the United States.
  92. Chemistry Education, Challenged Stereotypes Covered at Annual Faculty Research Celebration
    Three faculty members spoke about their community-engaged scholarship, fitting the theme “Made in Boston, Ready for the World,” at the university’s annual Faculty Research Celebration.
  93. UMass Boston Hosts International Conference on Disaster Preparedness and Response
    Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters event features keynote speakers and panelists from across the globe.
  94. UMass Boston Graduate Students Produce 3D Models of Protected Costa Rican Areas
    UMass Boston's data collection will aid efforts to quantify and model the carbon storage capacity of the tropics.
  95. Public Policy Student Earns Inaugural Dissertation Award for Research on Gender Inequity
    Dianna Salas Coronado receives Mariam K. Chamberlain Dissertation Award from Re:Gender
  96. Exemplary Dissertation Earns Ghazal Zulfiqar the Public Policy Book Award
    Zulfiqar wins convocation prize for research on microfinance in Pakistan.
  97. Education Advocate Jonathan Kozol Talks Preschool, Standardized Testing
    Teacher-turned-author Jonathan Kozol's free talk was part of a half-day celebration of the College of Education and Human Development’s first 35 years as part of the University of Massachusetts Boston.
  98. NERVANA Colloquia Series: Care of the American Veteran, Substance Use Disorder, and Co-Morbidities
    The Northeast Region VA Nursing Alliance (NERVANA) presents an event at UMass Boston in the NERVANA Colloquial Series.
  99. Promoting Partnership: UMass Boston and Addis Ababa University Continue to Collaborate
    Partners sign memorandum of agreement to jointly participate on NSF grant on Coasts and Communities
  100. Three McCormack Faculty Earn Healey Research and Public Service Grants
    Professors Ann Bookman, Maria Ivanova, and Courtenay Sprague have earned internal grants to advance their research and service projects.