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  1. Peace in Northern Ireland: Dream or Reality?
    Professor Breen-Smyth will present a contemporary assessment of the status of the settlement in Northern Ireland in the context of stalemate in the Assembly and continuing spoiler violence
  2. The 2015 Slomoff Symposium: Restorative Justice In Our Communities Event
    Join us for this McCormack Grad School symposium on restorative justice featuring leading Boston activist and author, Michael Patrick MacDonald.
  3. Growing Fulbright Community at the McCormack Graduate School
    Six Fulbright students join the Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security and Global Governance.
  4. Peacebuilding Educator Joins McCormack’s Conflict Resolution Program
    Karen Ross focuses on conflict resolution and peacebuilding in Israel and Palestine.
  5. Ecuador Summer Abroad Open House
    The College of Advancing and Professional Studies invites you to learn about the new Conflict Transformation Across Borders program, which will take place in Ecuador this June.
  6. 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.
  7. Open House: Conflict Transformation Across Borders (Summer Study Abroad)
    Come by for program information and refreshments!
  8. 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
  9. UMass Boston Professor Joins International Election Observation Delegation to Nigeria
    Darren Kew will observe the presidential elections to enhance voter confidence and to show solidarity with the people of Nigeria.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. UMass Boston Alumna: Emerging Leader, Lifelong Learner, Volunteer Extraordinaire
    Meet Nulise François and discover how she has put her UMass Boston degrees and graduate certificates to good work.
  13. Caring: Prevailing Theme in Conflict Resolution and Global Governance Conference
    UMass Boston’s McCormack Graduate School hosts two-day graduate student conference.
  14. Honors College & McCormack Graduate School Accelerated BA/Master’s Informational Meeting
    Attend this event to learn more about an exciting opportunity for accelerated master's programs.
  15. Deputy Asst. Secretary of State Speaks on His Past and World’s Future at UMass Boston
    Jerry White, Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations, delivers keynote address at conflict resolution conference.
  16. International Workshop On Preventing Electoral Violence
    A specialized training course for mediators from faith based organizations and peace practitioners
  17. “Organizational Ombuds: An Improvised Journey” Adam Kleinberger, Assoc Ombudsman, Boston University
    Conflict Resolution Fall 14 Colloquium Series
  18. McCormack PhD Student Works toward Peace in Nigeria
    Student studying global governance and human security works to diffuse conflicts among Christians and Muslims.
  19. 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.
  20. Retired Nigerian General Advises CPDD on Conflicts in His Homeland
    Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, PhD, a retired general who as chief of army staff (2008-10) led the Nigerian army, works with faculty and graduate students at McCormack Graduate School’s Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development (CPDD) in his role as a visiting senior fellow.
  21. Conflict Resolution Master’s Project Presentations
    To close the spring semester, eight graduate students presented papers encompassing conflict resolution tools, evaluation techniques, and case studies.
  22. Conflict Resolution Graduate Program Issues Book Award to Anne Lemay Hurley
    “Anne takes common sense to a high art. Perhaps the greatest strength of her thinking is her clarity. Every written sentence makes its point and every spoken sentence makes meaning, whether it is consciously exploring or finally concluding."
  23. UMass Boston’s Nigeria Expert Weighs in on Boko Haram Kidnappings
    Darren Kew, executive director of UMass Boston's Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, is emerging as a leading national expert on the Boko Haram kidnappings in Nigeria.
  24. International Relations Masters Students’ Capstone Presentations
    Please join the masters students in International Relation for their capstone presentations
  25. TEDx Conference Features McCormack Professor on Managing Religious Conflicts
    Professor Darren Kew spoke on bridging global religious divides; Jacob Kariuki, a PhD student in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, talked about making universities more prestigious.
  26. Workshop on Careers in Conflict Resolution
    Professor David Matz will discuss jobs, CVs, career paths and strategies
  27. 4 Day Skill Building Workshop: Facilitation of Inter-Ethnic/Sectarian Dialogues in Conflict Zones
    This workshop focuses on building skill sets in facilitation and dialogue processes which can be used effectively in violence-prone societies.
  28. Political Changes and the Crisis in the Ukraine: What is at Stake?
    What are the implications of the Ukrainian events for human security, for the role of state, and international mechanisms to preserve peace?
  29. TEDx: Lighting the Way for the Future
    Join us for UMass Boston's multidisciplinary thought leadership event to provoke conversations that matter.
  30. Alum Celebrates 100th Birthday with Symposium at UMass Boston McCormack Grad School
    Benjamin Slomoff celebrates with us at two-day symposium on Bridging Global Religious Divides
  31. UMass Boston Event Tackles Global Religious Conflict
    McCormack Grad School's two-day Slomoff Symposium on "Bridging Global Religious Divides" brought together academics and practitioners.
  32. Lecture: The Arab Spring and Its Aftermath with Guest Speaker Shadi Hamid
    Shadi Hamid is a fellow with the Project on U.S. Relations with the Islamic World in the Saban Center for Middle East Policy, and the author of Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy.
  33. Kew Delivers Keynote at 50th Anniversary Celebration of Chinua Achebe’s Novel, Arrow of God
    Darren Kew, a professor of conflict resolution, will speak in Nigeria on building democracy.
  34. Nigerian Energy Policy Advisor Speaks at McCormack Grad School Alumni Seminar
    Ngozi Ifeoma “Ify” Malo ‘05 shares examples of how she uses lessons from her graduate school training in dispute resolution.
  35. Skill Building Workshop: Facilitation of Inter-Ethnic/Sectarian Workshops in Conflict Zones
    The workshop focuses on building skill sets in facilitation and dialogue processes which can be used efficiently in violence-prone societies.
  36. International Fulbright Students Choose McCormack School for Graduate Study
    Three students praise the McCormack Graduate School for its supportive faculty, diverse student body, skills-building opportunities, and real-world classroom topics.
  37. The 2014 Slomoff Symposium: Bridging Global Religious Divides
    Participants will be invited to examine the field, analyze current practices, define new methods, and develop an agenda for practice and research in interreligious conflict resolution.
  38. Colloquium: Sports Conflict Institute with Guest Speaker Josh Gordon
    Colloquium: Sports Conflict Institute with Guest Speaker Josh Gordon
  39. McCormack Graduate School RAP Session: Research, Advocacy, and Policy event
    Join McCormack Grad School community for a display of student, staff, and faculty research, advocacy, and policy projects.
  40. UMass Boston Celebrates Research, Innovation, Scholarship, and Creativity at Recent Luncheon
    Vice Provost for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies hosts 270 at Campus Center event.
  41. Student/Alumni Panel Praises Supportive Environment at McCormack Graduate School
    At the recent Prospective Student Visit Day, students and alumni praised the faculty and cohort support in their graduate programs.
  42. McCormack Graduate School 2013 Annual Alumni Networking Celebration
    Tis the season to celebrate with you
  43. Indigenous Jurisdiction, Customary Laws, & Alternative Conflict Resolution
    Discussion with international experts on indigenous peoples & the law
  44. McCormack Graduate School Community Gathering
    Back from Kaduna
  45. Professor Maria Ivanova Named to New United Nations Board
    The co-director of the Center for Governance and Sustainability is one of 26 members of the new Scientific Advisory Board of the UN Secretary-General
  46. UMass Boston Professor Appointed to U.N. Scientific Advisory Board
    U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Maria Ivanova to the new United Nations Scientific Advisory Board.
  47. 20 Years of Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process: What Have We Learned?
    Join us for a discussion led by faculty experts in political science, international relations, and coflict resolution
  48. The Role of Technology in the Practice and Teaching of Conflict Resolution
    Conflict Resolution Colloquium with Guest Speaker Noam Ebner, Werner Institute, Creighton University
  49. Colloquium: Conflict Transformation and Restorative Justice
    Conflict Resolution Colloquium with Guest Speakers Catherine Ali from The University of West Indies, St. Augustine and Ruth J. Parsons from the University of Denver
  50. McCormack Graduate School Honors Three Top Master’s Students at Recent Convocation
    Three UMass Boston graduate policy students earn book awards.
  51. McCormack Grad School Nominates Iraqi Peacemaker for UMass Boston Chancellor’s Medal
    Aari Najmuldeen Mohammed Jabari Honored for Peacemaking Efforts in Iraq
  52. UMass Boston Faculty, Students, and Alumni Form Veterans’ Court Consortium
    McCormack team joins local advocates to seek state funds to study alternative justice program for veterans.
  53. South African Activist Praises Response to Boston Marathon Bombings
    Albie Sachs, an anti-apartheid activist, car bombing survivor, and one of the authors of South Africa’s constitution, praised the response of UMass Boston students following the Boston Marathon bombings.
  54. UMass Boston’s Policy School Showcases Community Partnerships
    At recent UMass Boston event, McCormack Grad School showcases their community engagement activities.
  55. From Climate Conflict to Climate Action: Capturing the Greatest Opportunities of Our Generation
    Executive Secretary of UN Framework Convention on Climate Change presents annual Slomoff Lecture...also streamed live on day of event.
  56. Conflict Resolution Student Appointed to Key Public Affairs Job in Puerto Rico
    Ricardo Ramos puts his conflict resolution graduate studies to work in San Juan's mayor's office.
  57. Conflict Resolution Student Attends Fulbright Conference on Afghan Social Entrepreneurship
    Fulbright student Nasir Gord attended recent conference at Miami University.
  58. Conflict Resolution Master’s Projects Student Presentations
    Students in the Conflict Resolution MA Program present their final projects at our final Spring 2013 Colloquium.
  59. Ultimate Peace: Using the Sport of Ultimate Frisbee to Unite Communities Divided by Conflict
    Dr. David Barkan, PhD, Founder and CEO of Ultimate Peace, will speak at our second colloquium on his 30 year career dedicated to social change.
  60. Issues in Family Mediation: a talk by Jane Honoroff
    Jane Honoroff, specialist in family mediation, opens the 2013 Conflict Resolution Colloquium Series
  61. Matz Shares Expertise on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Resolution at Local Synagogue
    MGS professor engages local Jewish community on peace process in Israel.
  62. Research Team Looks at Group Acknowledgement of Past Violence as Key to Breaking Cycles of Violence
    MGS Assistant Professor Rezarta Bilali receives two grants to develop and test strategies to understand mass violence
  63. MGS Nigerian Expert Shares Insights with California High School Students Via Skype
    Associate Professor Darren Kew shares expertise on conflict resolution and promoting democracy in Africa.
  64. Belle Abaya—Mother, Teacher, Hero (1952-2012)
    Philippine national hero and Conflict Resolution Program alumna dies of cancer.
  65. MGS Recruitment Luncheon at Massachusetts State House
    Learn more about our graduate programs in policy and global studies at this free luncheon recruitment event.
  66. Graduate Students with “Soft Hearts and Hard Heads” Converge for Conflict Studies Conference
    This conference hosted by UMass Boston's Conflict Resolution Graduate Program brought together graduate students from a variety of fields to present their work and share ideas.
  67. Africa’s New Revolution: A Conversation with Gebreselaisse Yosief Tesfamichael
    Listen to the former finance minister of Eritrea and former governor of the World Bank talk about the turmoil in Africa
  68. 2012 Mentoring Staff Award for Graduate Studies Goes to Roni Lipton
    Because of her tireless devotion and the excellent mentoring and student support she provides, Lipton received the 2012 UMass Boston Mentoring Staff Award for Graduate Studies.
  69. MOPC Accepting Community Mediation Center Grant Applications until August 31st
    The MA Office of Public Collaboration is accepting grant applications until August 31, 2012 to qualify and provide state operational funding to community mediation centers.
  70. Kew Testifies at D.C. Hearing: ‘U.S. Policy Toward Nigeria: West Africa’s Troubled Titan’
    Darren Kew’s testimony titled “The Crisis in Christian-­Muslim Relations in Nigeria “ was delivered on July 10 before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights in Washington, D.C.
  71. Conflict Resolution Student Jillian Furman Earns Student Leadership Award
    Master's degree candidate earns Beacon Leadership Award
  72. George Mitchell’s “Unshakable Belief in Peace” Evident at Recent Conflict Resolution Lecture
    Mitchell delivers candid reflections on turmoil in the Middle East and its effect on U.S. policy.
  73. George J. Mitchell to Speak on Middle East Policy at UMass Boston
    Former Senator George J. Mitchell will speak at UMass Boston on the “Turmoil in the Middle East and its Effect on U.S. Policy” on Tuesday, April 24, at 10 a.m. as part of the Sylvia and Benjamin Slomoff Lecture in Conflict Resolution.
  74. Rezarta Bilali Published in Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology
    Assistant Professor Bilali pens article on "Attributions of Responsibility and Perceived Harm in the Aftermath of Mass Violence."
  75. Board of Higher Education Approves PhD in Global Governance and Human Security
    The newly approved program has begun accepting applications and expects to welcome its first cohort of students in September 2012.
  76. The Civilian Response Corps: Using conflict prevention expertise to inform decision makers ...
    Conflict Resolution Colloquium IV with Maria J. Stephan, PhD, interagency planner with the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations
  77. McCormack Graduate School Recruitment Luncheon at State House
    Learn about our graduate programs in conflict resolution, gerontology, public affairs, public policy and others.
  78. PhD Student Scholarly Dialogue: Conflict for Change in Nursing Practice
    Our speaker this week is Joe Ann Fergus, PhD candidate and a graduate of UMass Boston's conflict resolution program.
  79. Fall 2011 Conflict Resolution Colloquia I
    Translating Theory to Practice: A discussion with Joe-Ann Fergus, RN, BSN, MA, PhDc
  80. Nigerian Lawyers and Justices Come to UMass Boston to Explore Concepts of Restorative Justice
    Eighteen lawyers and justices in Nigeria spent 10 days at UMass Boston and other locations in Massachusetts learning about restorative justice.