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  1. Community Mediation Centers Celebrate $12M ROI and 6 Years of Legislative Support
    The Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration operates a unique program offering conflict resolution services throughout the state.
  2. Conflict Resolution Programs Prepare Veterans for Future Careers
    The Graduate Programs in Conflict Resolution support veterans’ professional-development efforts, whether they are looking to turn their military experiences into a career, or to get started in a new field.
  3. Conflict Resolution Professor Publishes Book on Youth Encounter Programs in Israel
    Karen Ross has published her first book, Youth Encounter Programs in Israel: Pedagogy, Identity, and Social Change.
  4. International Education Week: Gateway to the World Luncheon
    Celebrate International Education Week with international music performances from UMass Boston Performing Arts and a presentation on "Ritual, Belief, and Conflict: Music-Making in Palestine."
  5. McCormack Students Examine Community Peacebuilding in Northern Ireland
    Conflict Resolution graduate students spent 10 days in Northern Ireland focusing on key contemporary challenges still facing peacebuilding in the region.
  6. 2017 Student Orientation: Conflict Resolution, Int’l Relations and Global Governance/Human Security
    For incoming students in the International Relations Master’s Program, the Graduate Programs in Conflict Resolution, and the Global Governance and Human Security PhD Program
  7. Blood on the Snow Featuring Discussion with Conflict Resolution Faculty
    An immersive theatrical experience at the Old State House followed by conversation with conflict resolution faculty on June 9, June 30, July 7, July 14, July 21, and July 28.
  8. Conflict Resolution Professor Wins Award for Innovation in Online Teaching
    Celebrating Professor Karen Ross recipient of the 2017 UMass Boston Innovation in Online Teaching Award
  9. Master Class with David Matz (exclusively for alumni and students)
    Part of the David Matz Fellowship program which celebrates David's legacy and focuses on engaging students and alumni through continuing education, career workshops and student scholarships
  10. UMass Boston, Suffolk DA Partner on Restorative Justice Program for Juvenile Offenders
    UMass Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley joined Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley, McCormack Graduate School Dean David W. Cash, and representatives from five community organizations Friday to sign a memorandum of understanding to create the Juvenile Alternative Resolution Program.
  11. Accelerated Master’s Program Information Lunch
    Thinking about graduate school? Stop by for complimentary lunch and learn more about UMass Boston's accelerated master's degree programs.
  12. Conflict Resolution Program Offers Workshop on Managing Difficult Conversations
    McCormack Graduate School fall workshop addresses conflict around issues of race, ethnicity, and religious identity.
  13. Disaster Recovery and the Management of Destructive Public Conflict in Japan
    Learn about disaster management efforts in Kumamoto and Fukushima and the resulting conflict transformation approaches and post-disaster recovery efforts
  14. Questions to Help Your Team Work Better Together
    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.
  15. Managing Conflict In Organizational Mergers
    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.
  16. Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini - Visiting Greeley Scholar on Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding
    Leading international advocate, researcher, trainer, and writer on conflict prevention and peacebuilding to talk to International Organizations and the Environment Class
  17. Accelerated Master’s Program Informational Lunch
    Honors College Students: Thinking about Graduate School?
  18. UMass Boston’s Conflict Resolution Graduate Program Now Accepting Students into Program in Israel
    UMass Boston’s John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies is now accepting students for the fall into a conflict resolution master’s program which will be held entirely at an Arab-Jewish village in Israel.
  19. McCormack Alumnus Parfait Gasana Shares “Joy of Reading” in Rwanda
    The Kigali Reading Center will soon be opening its second reading center in Kigali, Rwanda to spread the joy of reading.
  20. Bloody Sunday Survivor Hopes Arrest Will Lead to Justice for Brother
    One week after police made their first arrest in the 1972 Bloody Sunday killings, two members of the Bloody Sunday Trust came to UMass Boston on Tuesday to talk about what they hope are the next steps.
  21. Local West Africans to Present UMass Boston’s Darren Kew with Lifetime Achievement Award
    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.
  22. An Appreciative Inquiry Approach to Resolving Conflict
    The Center for Collaborative Leadership understands that executives lead busy lives. That is why we developed an Online Training Series. This academic year, we will focus on Appreciative Inquiry.
  23. Recruitment Coffee Break: McCormack Graduate School
    Free coffee and tea while you learn more about the master’s degree program opportunities at the McCormack Graduate School.
  24. Precarity, Protection, and the Politics of African Urbanization
    Part of the Conflict Resolution Colloquium Series. This event was made possible in part by the John Templeton Foundation
  25. Conflict Transformation across Borders: A Platform for Action
    In three short weeks, 14 students from 9 countries enjoyed many takeaways from this inaugural summer program in Ecuador.
  26. 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.
  27. Elder & Adult Family Mediation
    Part of the Conflict Resolution Colloquium Series this talk will focus on the types of cases that come to adult family mediation & what skills/knowledge practitioners in this field need.
  28. 2016 Student Orientation: Conflict Resolution, Int’l Relations and Global Governance/Human Security
    For incoming students of the International Relations Master’s Program, the Graduate Programs in Conflict Resolution, and the Global Governance and Human Security PhD Program
  29. McCormack Salutes More than 150 New Graduates
    We honor this year’s awardees and McCormack’s entire graduating class of 2015
  30. Conflict Resolution Convocation Award Recipient
    Maha Thaher, a Fulbright scholar from Palestine, wins the 2015 Convocation award.
  31. 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
  32. 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.
  33. Growing Fulbright Community at the McCormack Graduate School
    Six Fulbright students join the Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security and Global Governance.
  34. Peacebuilding Educator Joins McCormack’s Conflict Resolution Program
    Karen Ross focuses on conflict resolution and peacebuilding in Israel and Palestine.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. Open House: Conflict Transformation Across Borders (Summer Study Abroad)
    Come by for program information and refreshments!
  38. 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
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. Caring: Prevailing Theme in Conflict Resolution and Global Governance Conference
    UMass Boston’s McCormack Graduate School hosts two-day graduate student conference.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. International Workshop On Preventing Electoral Violence
    A specialized training course for mediators from faith based organizations and peace practitioners
  47. “Organizational Ombuds: An Improvised Journey” Adam Kleinberger, Assoc Ombudsman, Boston University
    Conflict Resolution Fall 14 Colloquium Series
  48. McCormack PhD Student Works Toward Peace in Nigeria
    Student studying global governance and human security works to diffuse conflicts among Christians and Muslims.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
  51. 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.
  52. 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."
  53. 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.
  54. International Relations Masters Students’ Capstone Presentations
    Please join the masters students in International Relation for their capstone presentations
  55. 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.
  56. Workshop on Careers in Conflict Resolution
    Professor David Matz will discuss jobs, CVs, career paths and strategies
  57. 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.
  58. 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?
  59. TEDx: Lighting the Way for the Future
    Join us for UMass Boston's multidisciplinary thought leadership event to provoke conversations that matter.
  60. 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
  61. 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.
  62. 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.
  63. 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.
  64. 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.
  65. 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.
  66. 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.
  67. 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.
  68. Colloquium: Sports Conflict Institute with Guest Speaker Josh Gordon
    Colloquium: Sports Conflict Institute with Guest Speaker Josh Gordon
  69. 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.
  70. 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.
  71. 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.
  72. McCormack Graduate School 2013 Annual Alumni Networking Celebration
    Tis the season to celebrate with you
  73. Indigenous Jurisdiction, Customary Laws, & Alternative Conflict Resolution
    Discussion with international experts on indigenous peoples & the law
  74. McCormack Graduate School Community Gathering
    Back from Kaduna
  75. 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
  76. 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.
  77. 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
  78. The Role of Technology in the Practice and Teaching of Conflict Resolution
    Conflict Resolution Colloquium with Guest Speaker Noam Ebner, Werner Institute, Creighton University
  79. 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
  80. McCormack Graduate School Honors Three Top Master’s Students at Recent Convocation
    Three UMass Boston graduate policy students earn book awards.
  81. McCormack Grad School Nominates Iraqi Peacemaker for UMass Boston Chancellor’s Medal
    Aari Najmuldeen Mohammed Jabari Honored for Peacemaking Efforts in Iraq
  82. 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.
  83. 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.
  84. UMass Boston’s Policy School Showcases Community Partnerships
    At recent UMass Boston event, McCormack Grad School showcases their community engagement activities.
  85. 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.
  86. 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.
  87. Conflict Resolution Student Attends Fulbright Conference on Afghan Social Entrepreneurship
    Fulbright student Nasir Gord attended recent conference at Miami University.
  88. Conflict Resolution Master’s Projects Student Presentations
    Students in the Conflict Resolution MA Program present their final projects at our final Spring 2013 Colloquium.
  89. Ultimate Peace: Using the Sport of Ultimate Frisbee to Unite Communities Divided by Conflict
    David Barkan, PhD, founder and CEO of Ultimate Peace, will speak at our second colloquium on his 30-year career dedicated to social change.
  90. Issues in Family Mediation: a talk by Jane Honoroff
    Jane Honoroff, specialist in family mediation, opens the 2013 Conflict Resolution Colloquium Series
  91. Matz Shares Expertise on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Resolution at Local Synagogue
    MGS professor engages local Jewish community on peace process in Israel.
  92. 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
  93. 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.
  94. Belle Abaya—Mother, Teacher, Hero (1952-2012)
    Philippine national hero and Conflict Resolution Program alumna dies of cancer.
  95. MGS Recruitment Luncheon at Massachusetts State House
    Learn more about our graduate programs in policy and global studies at this free luncheon recruitment event.
  96. 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.
  97. 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
  98. 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.
  99. 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.
  100. 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.