Michael Scanlon, a PhD candidate in the McCormack Graduate School, is one of only eight nationwide to receive a 2019-2020 Fulbright-Fogarty Award, offered through a partnership between the Fulbright U.S. Student Program and the Fogarty International Center of the U.S. National Institutes of Health.
Stacy VanDeveer Receives Inaugural Graduate Program Director Award For Exemplary Commitment to Students
Stacy VanDeveer was known for his unwavering commitment to mentoring and supporting students long before he received the very first Graduate Program Directors Award for Outstanding Student Mentorship in spring 2019.
Graduate Commencement Speakers Emphasize Importance of Lifelong Learning as Ceremony Returns to Campus Center Lawn
Commencement returned to the UMass Boston campus and the newly reconfigured Campus Center Lawn on Thursday as 1,082 students who earned graduate degrees were honored.
Every human being must undergo the aging process, and for Haowei Wang, she is interested in figuring out how people can age healthier and happier.
Politics, human rights, and Latin America have been interests for Taylor Doherty for as long as she can remember.
Mario Marchesi’s first steps into the world of public policy and public affairs began immediately after he completed his undergraduate studies and began serving as an AmeriCorps volunteer at the United Teen Equality Center (UTEC) in Lowell, Massachusetts.
Compassionate Service and Intellectual Rigor Define Olabode George Igandan’s Journey in International Relations Program
Throughout his tenure in the international relations master’s program, Olabode George Igandan has integrated his self-described “curiosity about the state of world affairs” and questions on “how to address some of the global developmental challenges” with hundreds of hours of community service.
PhD Graduate Lisa Kalimon Beauregard Integrates Gerontology and Public Policy in Interdisciplinary Research and Career
What drew Lisa Kalimon Beauregard to the McCormack Graduate School was not just the Public Policy and Public Affairs Department – from which she will be receiving a PhD this month – but also the Gerontology Department.
For Denise Muro, what stood out to her about the McCormack Graduate School’s Global Governance and Human Security (GGHS) PhD program was its unique and interdisciplinary nature.
Conflict Resolution Program Sets Israel Archie on New Life Course Into Human Resources and Seeking Public Office
The McCormack Graduate School’s master’s degree in conflict resolution turned out to set the stage for Archie deciding to venture into the world of politics, running for office, and working in human resources – all unbeknownst to him at the time.