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May 31, 2012
by The Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate and Security (CIOCS)

GC ’12 Great Success!

At this point, it seems safe to say that the First Global Conference on Oceans, Climate and Security (GC ’12) was a resounding success. Our attendees included representatives from sixteen countries and seventeen states. Sectors attending included the military, private industry, consulting firms, academia, government officials, non-profit organizations, and concerned and interested citizens.

Hundreds of scholars and experts from all different sides of academia came together to address a great number of climate-related issues over the course of those three days.

May 22, 2012, Robbin Peach, CIOCS Executive Director, speaks at the Global Conference.

Highlights included Keynotes by NOAA Administrator Dr. Jane Lubchenco at the UMass Club, and Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Weather Underground’s Dr. Jeff Masters at UMass Boston, as well as remarks by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick. Check out photos of all three days at UMass Boston after the jump! Continue Reading →

February 1, 2012
by The Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate and Security (CIOCS)

CIOCS Seeks Student Interns

Thank you for your interest, this position has been filled. Are you a UMass Boston student looking for employment on-campus? Are you eligible for work-study? Check out the paid Office Assistant internship at the Collaborative Institute by logging into theĀ UMB Student Employment database. (You will need to register first, according to the directions provided on the website.) If this sounds like a job for you, please email an inquiry and/or your resume to our Executive Director Robbin Peach at Read all about the job description and requirements under the jump.

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