- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Urban Research Network Meets at UMass Boston
McCormack Graduate School hosts Collaborative Research for Equity and Education conference.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Peacebuilding Educator Joins McCormack’s Conflict Resolution Program
Karen Ross focuses on conflict resolution and peacebuilding in Israel and Palestine.
- UMass Boston Wins Role as Team Partner in Global Resilience Challenge
Rockfeller Foundation and USAID choose Center for Governance and Sustainability to research solutions to climate change.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- Guest Lecture: “Measuring the Performance of E-Governance: A Stage Model Approach”
Join us for this McCormack Graduate School special event.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Scientists Move to Integrated Sciences Complex, Research Begins
New facilities in the Integrated Sciences Complex come to life as professors move into their labs
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- UMass Boston Research Team Assesses Implementation of Global Environmental Treaties
McCormack Grad School faculty and doctoral student evaluate global treaties' implementation.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- UMass Boston Student Honored with Kingston-Mann Student Achievement Award
Jacqueline Perry is among honorees recognized for undergraduate research.
- URBAN Boston Workshop: Creating and using community-based data
Join others learning to use community-based data for measurable, breakthrough results!
- UMass Boston Scientist Uses Coral to Reveal Connection Between Climate Trends and El Niño
Coral in Pacific Ocean Reveal Increased Potential for El Niño
- 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.
- $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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Current Economics MA Student Ethan Schein Gets Paper Published
in Summer 2014 edition of The Massachusetts Undergraduate Journal of Economics
- UMass Boston Gerontology Student Earns National Award
Elizabeth Chen earns the Person-in-Training Award from the Gerontological Society of America.
- UMass Boston Student Attends UN Climate Summit with Her Faculty Mentor
Natalia Escobar-Pemberthy had the educational opportunity of a lifetime.
- LatinasRepresent Boston Inspires Potential Candidates
UMass Boston co-hosts impactful conference to help propel Latinas into political and appointed offices.
- 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.
- UMass Boston Public Policy Student Chosen for Best Dissertation Award
Felicia Sullivan's dissertation was chosen among 20 nominations submitted throughout the United States.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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."
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Two Gerontology Students Earn Convocation Prizes for Outstanding Research
McCormack Grad School students Jiyoung Lyu and Shaungshuang Wang receive scholarship awards.
- New Report Highlights Urgent Need for Ocean Science Literacy
A Diverse Consortium of Scientists, Educators and Museum Experts Developed Report Published by UMass Boston
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 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.
- Public Policy Student Earns Inaugural Dissertation Award for Research on Gender Inequity
Dianna Salas Coronado receives Mariam K. Chamberlain Dissertation Award from Re:Gender
- Exemplary Dissertation Earns Ghazal Zulfiqar the Public Policy Book Award
Zulfiqar wins convocation prize for research on microfinance in Pakistan.
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- UMass Boston Minute: Gerontology at UMass Boston
The Gerontology Department examines the intersection of aging, health, economics, and social issues.
- UMass Boston Professor Organizes Research Forum in Bangalore, India
Pratyush Bharati, associate professor of management information systems at UMass Boston, co-organized a research forum in Bangalore, India
- McCormack RAP Session Showcases Research, Advocacy and Policy Projects
Poster display representing the collaborative work of 36 McCormack Graduate School faculty and graduate students
- 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
- 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 to Finalize Partnership with University of Limerick on St. Patrick’s Day
The University of Massachusetts Boston and the University of Limerick will sign a memorandum of understanding on St. Patrick’s Day to formally launch collaborative programs between the two universities.
- Public Policy Faculty and Doctoral Students Present at Economic Conference in Boston
Faculty and students presented eight papers on topics from poverty and wealth inequality to housing and home ownership.
- UMass Boston and New England Aquarium Partnership Strengthens Research Efforts
UMass Boston and the New England Aquarium launched a first-of-its-kind partnership recently to encourage even stronger research collaborations between the two institutions.
- Building Uganda University’s Institutional Capacity: Research Reflections
Center for Social Policy associate monitors and evaluates Swedish investments in doctoral education and research programs.
- 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.
- Political Civility: Another Illusionistic Ideal
Join us for the Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs colloquium with Christopher Zurn, Department of Philosophy.
- UMass Boston’s Professor Ivanova to Advise U.N. Secretary-General on Bridging Science and Policy
McCormack Grad School's Maria Ivanova shares expertise on global goverance with United Nations.
- UMass Boston Prof Receives National Award for Educational Innovation and Justice
McCormack Grad School's Mark Warren is honored for scholarship and community organizing.
- UMass Boston Student Earns Research Award to Study Construction Jobs for Women
Carolyn Arcand, who studies public policy at McCormack Grad School, earns research award from Department of Labor.
- New Faculty Book Helps Physics Students Make Quantum Leaps
Professor of physics Maxim Olshanii's new book teaches qualitative methods.
- UMass Boston Gerontology Dept. Well Represented at National Research Conference
More than 30 researchers with ties to McCormack Graduate School present at Gerontological Society of America annual scientific meeting.
- UMass Boston PhD Student Awarded NASA Graduate Fellowship
A 2012 UMass Boston alumnus and current doctoral student has earned a prestigious fellowship through NASA's Minority University Research and Education Project.
- Graduate Student Receives Pre-Doctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association
College of Nursing and Health Sciences graduate student Jacob Kariuki has earned a selective pre-doctoral fellowship. Kariuki wants to study ways to limit the incidence of metabolic diseases in his native Kenya.
- 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.
- Quality of Species, Not Quantity, is the Key to a Healthy Ecosystem
New research by graduate student Marc Hensel investigates salt marsh ecosystems.
- UMass Boston’s Center for Green Chemistry Leads Charge for Environmental Awareness in Science
Director Wei Zhang will travel to India to meet with his colleagues in green chemistry.
- UMass Boston Minute: Babies and Communication
Ed Tronick investigates how babies and parents interact.
- “Bring Your Own Device” to the Library Research Classroom
See how mobile devices transform teaching and learning when library resources are involved!
- Dissertation Defense: Lan Yang, Chemistry Department
Topic: Quantitative mass spectrometry analysis for pharmaceutical applications
- UMass Boston to Explore Partnership with the University of Limerick
The two universities will explore collaborative research projects and work to set up student exchange programs.