Tag: Mccormack Graduate School Of Policy And Global Studies
- All Souls Author MacDonald Discusses Restorative Justice Practices at Slomoff Symposium
All Souls Author Michael Patrick MacDonald led a panel discussion on restorative justice at Tuesday's annual Slomoff Symposium.
- UMass Boston Professor Earns Guggenheim, College Board Fellowships to Study Educational Justice
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Mark Warren was one of only 13 social scientists to receive the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship this year.
- Nigerian Presidential Election Observer Darren Kew Comments on Historic Outcome
Darren Kew, executive director of UMass Boston’s Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, was in Nigeria serving as an observer for the Nigerian presidential election.
- UMass Boston’s Darren Kew in Nigeria as Presidential Election Observer
Darren Kew, executive director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, is in Nigeria this week to monitor the March 28 presidential election.
- Gerontology Institute’s Newest Healthy Aging Report Shows Education, Income Affect Health
On Wednesday, the Tufts Health Plan Foundation released the second part of the Gerontology Institute-produced Massachusetts Healthy Aging Data Report.
- The Conversation Project: Discussing End of Life Care
'The Gerontology Speaker Series hosts the director of the Conversation Project.
- McCormack Grad Student Attends Geneva Peace Conference
International Relations graduate student Huseyin Sari attended the Geneva Peace Conference: Mobilizing Civil Society for Building Peace, on October 24, United Nations Day.
- URBAN Boston Workshop: Creating and using community-based data
Join others learning to use community-based data for measurable, breakthrough results!
- 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.
- John W. McCormack Reinvented Himself and National Social Policies
Professor Garrison Nelson delivers the annual Robert C. Wood Lecture on Public and Urban Affairs, a biography of our college namesake.
- Caring: Prevailing Theme in Conflict Resolution and Global Governance Conference
UMass Boston’s McCormack Graduate School hosts two-day graduate student conference.
- Virtual Interactive Information Session: Graduate Studies in Public Policy and Public Affairs
Hear about the program, ask questions, and get some valuable tips on building a competitive graduate application.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- UMass Boston Gerontology Students Raise Funds for Alzheimer’s Association
McCormack and CPCS students walked to raise over $2400 for a great cause,
- 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.
- Medeiros Promoted to Pension Action Center Director
McCormack Graduate School annouces Jeanne Medeiros’ new role at Gerontology Institute
- UMass Boston Hosts Global Peace Conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland
McCormack Graduate School’s Padraig O’Malley leads the annual Forum for Cities in Transition.
- Brown Bag Lunch: Organizing for Transformative Change in Appalacia and the South
Lunch and learn with Pam McMichael, executive director of the Highlander Research and Education Center.
- UMass Boston Gerontology Student Earns National Award
Elizabeth Chen earns the Person-in-Training Award from the Gerontological Society of America.
- Joining Together: Ending Poverty Now
An event to raise awareness, provide opportunity, & inspire action in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Economic Opportunity Act
- UMass Boston’s Ira Jackson Recalls Boston and Busing
At a speech at the Rappaport Institute, Dean Jackson recalls his time in the Kevin White administration during the busing crisis.
- LatinasRepresent Boston Inspires Potential Candidates
UMass Boston co-hosts impactful conference to help propel Latinas into political and appointed offices.
- UMass Boston Public Policy Student Chosen for Best Dissertation Award
Felicia Sullivan's dissertation was chosen among 20 nominations submitted throughout the United States.
- Pension Action Center Celebrates 20th Anniversary
The outpouring of support from the many sponsors was a tribute to the great work of the Pension Action Center and to Ellen Bruce’s outstanding career as a lawyer and gerontology professor.
- 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."
- Prof. Robert Weiner Retires, Marks Nearly 50 Years of Excellence, Student Focus
Political science and international relations expert begins post-retirement phase.
- “Organizational Ombuds: An Improvised Journey” Adam Kleinberger, Assoc Ombudsman, Boston University
Conflict Resolution Fall 14 Colloquium Series
- Forgotten Foundations of Bretton Woods: International Development & the Making of the Postwar World
Commemorate the 70th Anniversary of Bretton Woods with author Eric Helleiner
- UMass Boston’s Center for Governance and Sustainability to Evaluate Environmental Conventions
McCormack Graduate School center earns research grant to evaluate the implementation of global environmental treaties
- McCormack Grad School Welcomes New Assistant Dean for Academic Programs
Justin Maher brings a wealth of higher education experience to this new role at his alma mater.
- UMass Boston Trains City Managers to Use Data for a More Effective, Accountable Government
Collins Center for Public Management hosts pragmatic training on using data in municipal operations
- Maria Ivanova Participates in Second Meeting of the UN Political Forum on Sustainable Development
McCormack Grad School professor is a lead discussant at U.N. meeting charting the way for an ambitious post-2015 development agenda.
- McCormack Graduate School Fall Welcome: Town Meeting and Sunset Dinner Cruise
A school-wide convening to welcome new and returning students; learn what's going on at the school and enjoy a magnificent harbor cruise.
- Alumna Leads Effort to Give Massachusetts Home Health Aides a Raise
McCormack Graduate School alumna Lisa Gurgone (WPPP '08) successfully advocates to raise the wages of home care workers.
- Center for Women in Politics Hosts Conference to Advance the Public Leadership of Latina Women
McCormack Graduate School conference to focus on recruiting, promoting, mentoring, and strategizing for success.
- 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.
- New Certificate Name and New Courses for Women in Politics and Public Policy
This September, the graduate certificate program for Women in Politics and Public Policy at the University of Massachusetts Boston will have a new name: the graduate certificate program in Gender, Leadership and Public Policy.
- Twenty Years, $45 Million in Benefits
Join the Pension Action Center for this fundraising event celebrating the center and its retiring founder, Ellen A. Bruce.
- UMass Boston Again Hosts International Biographers Conference
McCormack Fellow Nigel Hamilton organized the second biographers conference in four years at UMass Boston.
- LatinasRepresent Boston
This event will connect Latinas interested in pursuing elected and appointed office and their allies to resources and mentors who can help make their aspirations a reality.
- The Unfinished Agenda: New England Women’s Policy Conference
This action-oriented conference will chart a new policy agenda to ensure economic security for all women and their families.
- Gerontology Faculty and Staff Earn Creative Economy Grants
McCormack Graduate School faculty and staff take on new research to benefit families and older adults.
- UMass Boston Classmates Build Children’s Reading Room in Rwanda
McCormack Graduate School classmates Parfait Gasana and Wade Cedar take on a worthy cause.
- 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.
- UMass Boston Prof Edits New Book on Disasters in China and Japan
Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters director Awotona publishes book on UMass Boston conference proceedings
- Grad Student, Guide Dog Lead McCormack Graduates at UMass Boston’s Commencement
There was no mistaking the whistles that greeted William and Marshall O'Donnell as they crossed the stage to receive their diplomas during the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies commencement ceremony.
- Diversity & Inclusion Strategies Conference
The Commonwealth Compact cosponsors a conference designed for executives, managers, human resources, and diversity practitioners. CEO Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare Eric Schultz is delivering the keynote.
- Two Gerontology Students Earn Convocation Prizes for Outstanding Research
McCormack Grad School students Jiyoung Lyu and Shaungshuang Wang receive scholarship awards.
- Gerontology Honors Two Student Mentors with Service Awards
McCormack Graduate School honors peer leaders, Caitlin Coyle and Chae Man Lee.
- Grad Student, Guide Dog to Receive Diplomas at UMass Boston’s Commencement May 30
William O’Donnell and his guide dog Marshall will lead the graduating students from the McCormack Graduate School of Public Policy and Global Studies into UMass Boston’s main commencement ceremony on Friday, May 30.
- 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."
- International Relations Program Honors Daniel Zaleznik: An ‘Outstanding Thinker’
The winner of this year's International Relations Convocation Award has a perfect GPA and was a member of the UMass Boston faculty-student team that traveled to Nairobi, Kenya last year to participate in the Governing Council meetings of the United Nations Environment Programme.
- Christiana Figueres Returns to UMass Boston as Commencement Speaker
Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be the keynote speaker at the 46th commencement ceremonies at the University of Massachusetts Boston on May 30.
- 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.
- Former Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga Highlights Africa’s Development
Former Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga visited the UMass Boston campus on May 6 to deliver a talk, “The Awakening African Lion,” as part of the Distinguished International Lecture series.
- UMass Boston’s Conference on Disaster Management Highlights Haiti
A panelist at the Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters conference says in Haiti, “risk is hyper-localized and deeply personal.”
- UN Disaster Chief Opens UMass Boston Conference on Disaster Preparedness and Response
Elina Palm speaks on “Disaster Risk Reduction, Development and Post-Hyogo Framework for Action”
- 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.
- UMass Boston Grad Student Andrew Bunyard Among 29 Who Shine in 2014
Andrew Bunyard, a public affairs major from Boxborough, is the 2014 "29 Who Shine" award winner from the University of Massachusetts Boston.
- 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.
- Public Policy Student Earns Inaugural Dissertation Award for Research on Gender Inequity
Dianna Salas Coronado receives Mariam K. Chamberlain Dissertation Award from Re:Gender
- 2014 Compleat Biographer Conference
Biographer’s International Organization promotes the art and craft of biography and furthers the professional interests of its practitioners.
- Exemplary Dissertation Earns Ghazal Zulfiqar the Public Policy Book Award
Zulfiqar wins convocation prize for research on microfinance in Pakistan.
- UMass Boston Hosts Stand Against Racism Event
Panel discussion draws over seventy researchers, faculty members, students, and community members from across the Boston area
- The Awakening African Lion
The Office of International and Transnational Affairs is hosting this Distinguished International Lecture Series lecture with his excellency Raila Odinga, former prime minister of Kenya.
- 29 Who Shine: McCormack Grad Student Chosen to Represent UMass Boston
Public Affairs student Andrew Bunyard chosen as a stellar student by Massachusetts Department of Higher Education.
- Paul Grogan on Crisis in Urban Education: “Moral and Economic Imperative” to Get it Right
Boston Foundation president calls for charter school models and more college mentors to help disadvantaged urban students.
- Public Affairs Alumni Event Features Career Panel and Honor Society Induction
McCormack Graduate School celebrates 30 years of MSPA graduates.
- 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
- Expert on Black and Latino Political Empowerment to Teach at McCormack Grad School in Fall
Domingo Morel to join the McCormack Graduate School faculty as visiting professor in the Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs
- Kathrin Boerner Joins UMass Boston’s Department of Gerontology
Boerner brings a wealth of research experience in mental health and aging, family caregiving and support needs, the long-term care workforce, and end-of-life and bereavement issues.
- Two New Faculty to Join Conflict Resolution Program
Jeffrey Pugh and Karen Ross bring expertise in peacebuilding, peace education, conflict resolution theory, research methodology, and social movements.
- UMass Boston Fellow Named Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy
Douglas M. Brooks leave the Center for Social Policy to assume new position in Washington, D.C.
- UMass Boston Conference Explores a New Paradigm for Government
McCormack Graduate School co-hosts symposium on “Technological Innovation in Government: Toward Open and Smart Government.”
- 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
- Panel Provides Useful Tips for Finding a Job in Field of Aging
The idea that there has never been a better time for people entering the field of aging was voiced by all of the panelists.
- 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.
- UMass Boston Celebrates Legacy of Polly Logan and Advancement of Women’s Political Leadership
Governor Deval Patrick joined former Governors Weld and Swift at CWPPP's recent celebration of the life and legacy of political leader Polly Logan.
- Gerontology PhD Alum Named Distinguished Professor by Duke University
Bei Wu, an alumna of the PhD Program in Gerontology at UMass Boston’s McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, has been named a 2014 Duke Medicine Distinguished Professor.
- McCormack RAP Session Showcases Research, Advocacy and Policy Projects
Poster display representing the collaborative work of 36 McCormack Graduate School faculty and graduate students
- McCormack Graduate School Assembles Impressive Leadership Council to Help Shape Its Future
Our new Leadership Council is a group of civically minded thought leaders who understand and value the mission of the graduate school.
- Celebrating 30 Years of MSPA Graduates of the McCormack Graduate School
MSPA Career Panel and Pi Alpha Alpha Induction Ceremony
- A Celebration of the Life and Leadership of Polly Logan
The Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy celebrates the life and leadership of Polly Logan at this invitation-only event to benefit the Polly Logan Fund.
- Globe Columnist Speaks on Topic of Women in Politics
Joanna Weiss speaks on challenges faced by women in politics and the need for increased action on policy matters important to women and working families.
- 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.
- Where Boston Can Lead: The Urban Education Crisis and What to Do About It
President and CEO of The Boston Foundation Paul S. Grogan to Deliver Robert C. Wood Lecture on the Urban Education Crisis
- Senator Cowan Shares Life Lessons on Success and Failure with UMass Boston Audience
Former Senator William Maurice “Mo” Cowan shared candid stories from his personal and professional life in the public and private sectors.
- 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.
- McCormack PhD Student Accepted to Hungarian Summer Institute on Romani Studies
Marija Bingulac has been accepted to Social Theory and Romani Studies, Central European University's 2014 summer program.
- UMass Boston Professor Earns Graduate Teaching Award
Public Policy Professor Amy Smith is recognized for her excellence and creativity in the teaching of graduate students.
- More American Breadwinners are Low-wage Workers
Randy Albelda and Michael Can pen new study on low-wage and low-income workers.
- Building Uganda University’s Institutional Capacity: Research Reflections
Center for Social Policy associate monitors and evaluates Swedish investments in doctoral education and research programs.
- The Odds Are Stacked Against You: Center for Social Policy Advisors on Shame and Discrimination
Center for Social Policy constituent advisers produce video for United Nations and dialogue with Oxford scholar on the biases of being poor.
- UMass Boston Professor on Jobs for Adults With Intellectual Disabilities: ‘Needle Hasn’t Changed’
Professor Gary Siperstein's study, published in the Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, shows only 34 percent of intellectually disabled adults are employed.
- A Look into the Future of Government and Governance 2.0, April 5 UMass Boston Technology Conference
Government officials, citizen organizers, academics, and students will to learn how to use IT to improve government operations.
- 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.
- Senator Cowan to Speak at McCormack Leadership Series
Students, faculty, alumni, and staff are invited to hear former Senator Cowan speak about the personal, professional, and political experiences that took him from the private sector to D.C.
- UMass Boston Prof Receives Mentorship Award from Association of Gerontology in Higher Education
Nina Silverstein was selected for the 2014 Hiram J. Friedsam Mentorship Award.