Benjamin Thomsen, an international relations major from Mansfield, has received a Boren Scholarship, and Kate Butterworth, a first-year student in the McCormack Graduate School’s Global Governance and Human Security PhD Program, has received a Boren Fellowship.
Caitlin Carey, a third-year doctoral candidate in the Public Policy program at the McCormack Graduate School, was working at a homeless women’s shelter in Portland, Maine when she decided to pursue an advanced degree.
The research assistantship work at Ohio University led Asaka on a search for PhD programs with a human security focus and thus to UMass Boston’s program where, he said, “I got more than I asked for, because governance is critical to ensuring human security.”
The first time that Dr. Shuangshuang Wang learned of the Gerontology field was from a professor in college who mentioned that while there are many researchers interested in child development, far fewer are focused on the development of older adults.
The injustices that Beth Myers both witnessed and experienced in the family court system and her subsequent desire to influence meaningful change led her to pursue a Master’s degree in Conflict Resolution at UMass Boston’s McCormack Graduate School.
As the City of Boston advances solutions to protect neighborhoods from climate change-induced flooding, a new independent report released today by the Sustainable Solutions Lab at UMass Boston advises against pursuing a harbor barrier in coming decades as part of larger resilience efforts.
New Human Rights Website Showcases Academic Opportunities at UMass Boston, Research and Publications
Visit www.umb.edu/humanrights to learn about the many academic programs, research projects, and resources related to human rights at the University of Massachusetts Boston.
Former U.S. Congressman Barney Frank and urban education advocate Geoffrey Canada, founder of the Harlem Children’s Zone, will deliver the principal addresses at UMass Boston’s 50th Commencement Ceremonies May 24 and 25.
The University of Massachusetts Boston made the third annual list of Forbes’ America’s Best Value Colleges.
“I don’t think any of us here today go a day without concern or curiosity of where things will go from here and how the U.S. will use its power in the world,” said Reuben E. Brigety, II, Dean of the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University.