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List of Press Releases


Following is the list of all the press releases sorted in descending order of date

Title Date Summary
UMass Dartmouth Celebrates Green Innovation Day April 23, 2014 UMass Dartmouth community will celebrate Green Innovation Day on campus today, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Endeavors to Showcase How to Change the World April 22, 2014 Presentations by Endeavor Leadership Scholars Takes Place April 24 [more]
On Earth Day, UMass Dartmouth and New Bedford Ocean Explorium commit to long-term partnership April 22, 2014 Permanent loan of Science on a Sphere®, internships, grant collaboration pillars of relationship [more]
UMass Dartmouth Featured in "The Princeton Review's Guide to 332 Green Colleges: 2014 Edition" April 22, 2014 Guide Salutes University's Strong Commitment to Environment and Sustainability [more]
UMass Dartmouth Students Learn How to Survive & Thrive from Business Leaders April 19, 2014 Business & Engineering Leaders Offer Career Advice at UMass Dartmouth Business Leaders Forum [more]
Sigma Xi Exhibit Showcases UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate & Graduate Research April 18, 2014 Scientific Research Society Celebrates 20th Annual Research Exhibit [more]
College of Visual & Performing Arts Alumnus Installs "Gerry's Window" at UMass Dartmouth April 18, 2014 Stone and Steel Sculpture Completes First Step of Living Gallery Project at UMass Dartmouth [more]
UMass Dartmouth Set for Earth Week 2014 April 17, 2014 Faculty & Students Organize Week Dedicated to Green Sustainability & Entrepreneurship, Senior VP for Corporate Responsibility of CVS to Visit Campus on 4/23 [more]
6th Annual Civic Engagement Summit Takes Place April 17 April 15, 2014 Summit to Focus on Hunger in the Community [more]
RunForKrystle Day at UMass Dartmouth Takes Place April 18 April 14, 2014 Student Athletes Running in Boston Marathon for Krystle Campbell Scholarship Ask University Community to Take Part in Day in Memory of the Former UMass Boston Student [more]
UMass Dartmouth Announces 2014 Commencement Speakers and Honorary Degree Recipients   April 14, 2014 U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, Business Leader Robert Leduc '78, Reverend Liz Walker, U.S. Army Colonel (Ret.) Susan Annicelli '78 to Receive Honorary Degree [more]
UMass Dartmouth to Hold Campus-Wide Vigil on One Year Anniversary of Boston Marathon Bombing April 14, 2014 UMass Dartmouth Community to Gather at Robert Karam Campanile [more]
UMass Dartmouth and Our Sisters' School Celebrate Diversity April 12, 2014 28 Middle-School New Bedford Students Spend Day at UMass Dartmouth [more]
UMass Dartmouth Announces 2014 Chancellor's Medal Recipients April 11, 2014 Senate President Therese Murray, former UMass Building Authority Director Katherine Craven, Professor Lester Cory to join Governor Patrick in being honored at Commencement ceremonies [more]
UMass Dartmouth Student Enrolled as Gerontological Society of America Ambassador April 08, 2014 Senior Anna-Rae LeClaire Becomes UMass Dartmouth's First Student Ambassador [more]
UMass Dartmouth College of Nursing Graduate Program Ranked Among the Best in the Nation April 08, 2014 Nursing Program Ranked 79th by U.S. News & World Report [more]
3rd Annual Ring Road Race for Champions Takes Place April 13 April 07, 2014 Cross Country Style 5K to Benefit Special Olympics of Massachusetts [more]
UMass Dartmouth to Host K-16 Community Event April 11 April 03, 2014 "Building Community through Mindfulness, Where Literacy and Diversity Intersect" [more]
UMass Dartmouth's Ora M. DeJesus Gerontology Center to Host  Careers in Aging Week Panel Discussion April 02, 2014 Discussion on "Careers in the Growing Field of Aging and Health" Takes Place April 7 [more]
Opening Reception for 2014 CVPA MFA Thesis Exhibition Takes Place April 5 April 02, 2014 Diverse Artistic Showcase Represents Culmination of Years of Intensive Research, Preparation [more]
UMass Law Review to Host Symposium on Veterans & the Law April 02, 2014 Forum on Trends and Issues in Veterans & the Law Takes Place April 4 [more]
UMass Dartmouth's SouthCoast Serves to Take Part in Civic Engagement Rally at Morton Middle School in Fall River April 01, 2014 UMass Dartmouth Students to Advocate for Volunteer Pledge [more]
April's UMassD CVPA Music Presents April 01, 2014 UMass Dartmouth's College of Visual & Performing Arts Music Department Performances for the Month of April [more]
UMass Dartmouth Department of Music Faculty to Become  MacDowell Colony Fellow March 31, 2014 Dr. Jing Wang Earns One of the Highest Honors Within Discipline [more]
UMass Dartmouth Student to Present at Undergraduate Research Symposium at Mississippi State University March 31, 2014 Student Ian O'Connor to Present at History Conference this May on Research of Kennedy Administration and Origins of the Vietnam War [more]
Boston Red Sox Opening Day Celebration Scheduled at UMass Dartmouth March 28, 2014 Opening Day Celebration to Take Place April 3 [more]
Alumni Astronaut Set to Land at UMass Dartmouth March 28, 2014 Mechanical Engineering Alumnus Scott Tingle '87 Coming Back to UMass Dartmouth to Speak to Alumni, Students, & Faculty [more]
UMass Dartmouth Frederick Douglass Unity House to Host 1st Annual Unity Gala March 27, 2014 Celebration of Diversity at UMass Dartmouth Takes Place April 3 [more]
UMass Dartmouth to Host New England Regional for Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle International Competition March 25, 2014 Marine Advanced Technology Education Center 2014 ROV Competition Registration Underway [more]
UMass Dartmouth launches Congressman Barney Frank Archive initiative March 24, 2014 Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner joined by Former Chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Gary Gensler and columnist E. J. Dionne headline fundraiser [more]
"Fine Arts Rising: The Junior Class" Exhibition Set to Begin at UMass Dartmouth CVPA Campus Gallery March 21, 2014 Reception for Exhibition Showcasing Fine Arts Student Works Takes Place March 27 [more]
Guatemalan Human Rights Activist to Speak on "Crimes of the Past" March 20, 2014 Makrina Gudiel to Discuss Fight for Justice, Connection to Local Maya Community April 2 [more]
UMass Dartmouth Student Part of Panel of Experts for War on Poverty Public Forum March 19, 2014 Endeavor Scholar Jacob Miller to Speak at North Shore Community College March 26 [more]
Governor Patrick to Address UMass Law Class of 2014 at May 19 Commencement March 18, 2014 Governor who supported creation of first public law school in Massachusetts will receive Chancellor's Medal for outstanding service to the Commonwealth [more]
UMass Dartmouth Announces Week Dedicated to Civic Engagement to Honor Boston Marathon Bombing Victims, First Responders March 18, 2014 Road Race & Civic Engagement Summit Scheduled During Week Leading to Boston Marathon [more]
UMass Dartmouth Nursing Students, Faculty Head to Haiti to Assist in Development, Health Initiatives March 14, 2014 13 Nursing Students Have Collected More Than 400 lbs. in Donations to Bring to Haiti [more]
LittleEast.tv Delivers Live UMass Dartmouth Athletics Action to Corsair Nation March 13, 2014 With the spring sports season underway, the UMass Dartmouth Athletics Department wants to remind Corsair Nation that no matter where they are, they can still watch many of the university's student athletes live in action. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Student One of 60 in U.S. Chosen to Present at "Posters on the Hill" March 13, 2014 UMass Dartmouth Senior Jillian Bolinger to Present this April in Washington, D.C. on Supernovae Research [more]
Social Democratic Party of the Azores President to Offer Lecture on the Azores and the Free Trade Agreement at UMass Dartmouth March 13, 2014 Portuguese Political Leader Dr. Duarte Freitas to Lecture on "The Azores and the Free Trade Agreement between the USA and the European Union" on March 25 [more]
UMass Dartmouth's Center for Women, Gender & Sexuality to Host Workshop on Consciousness Raising March 12, 2014 Workshop in Recognition of Women's History Month [more]
Enhancing Fisheries Science and Education in the Northeastern U.S. March 12, 2014 The NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC), the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), and the University of Massachusetts School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST) are working together to train future generations of scientists in a program designed to address an anticipated shortfall of researchers in the fields of quantitative fisheries and ecosystem science. [more]
March's UMassD CVPA Music Presents March 10, 2014 UMass Dartmouth's College of Visual & Performing Arts Music Department Performances for the Month of March [more]
Guest Curator Announced for 2014 MASTER OF FINE ARTS THESIS EXHIBITION April 5 though May 18 March 07, 2014 UMass Dartmouth College of Visual and Performing Arts proudly announces Judith Tolnick Champa as guest curator for its 2014 Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Thesis Exhibition [more]
UMass Dartmouth Boivin Center Spring program begins in March with lecture from the 2013 Teacher of the Year March 07, 2014 The Boivin Center for French Language and Culture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth spring program  begins with Kathleen Turner, Massachusetts Teacher of the Year 2013 speaking about the importance of teaching on Monday, March 24, 2014 in the Grand Reading Room at the Claire T. Carney Library at 4 PM. [more]
Three Bestselling Acclaimed Authors to Speak at UMass Dartmouth March 30 March 07, 2014 The Claire T. Carney Library Associates annual Literary Author Talk and Tea, hosted by Prof. Mel B. Yoken, is March 30 from 2-4:30 PM at  the Woodland Commons, UMass Dartmouth, 285 Old Westport Road, North Dartmouth, MA [more]
UMass Law Professor Named to 50 Under 50 List by Lawyers of Color March 07, 2014 Professor Jeremiah Ho Named to Comprehensive List of Minority Law Professors Making an Impact in Legal Education [more]
UMass Dartmouth Professor's Memoir on Single-A Baseball Set to Be Released in Paperback March 11 March 04, 2014 "Class A: Baseball in the Middle of Everywhere" Book Reading & Discussion Takes Place Tomorrow, March 5 at UMass Dartmouth [more]
2014 International Women's Day Celebration at UMass Dartmouth Takes Place March 6 March 03, 2014 Chancellor Divina Grossman to Offer Keynote Address at Annual International Women's Day Celebration [more]
Artist/Teacher/Researcher: Visualizing Experience Exhibit Reception, Artist Talks on March 6 March 03, 2014 Exhibit Showcases Works from 13 Students Enrolled in UMass Dartmouth Master of Art Education Program [more]
UMass Dartmouth Hosts National Institutes of Health's Dr. Jag H. Khalsa March 03, 2014 Dr. Khalsa to Discuss Future of Biotechnology and Advances in Medical Applications of Nanotechnology [more]
Assistance sought from communty in responding to stabbing incident March 02, 2014 Anybody with information related to this incident should call 508-999-9191, use the silent witness line at 508.999.8477, or visit umassd.edu/publicsafety/silentwitnesstipline/. [more]
Schooner Ernestina/Effie M. Morrissey At 120:  A Look Back At Her History And The History Of Cape Verdean Immigration To The United States February 28, 2014 The Claire T. Carney Library Archives and Special Collections, now home to the Ernestina/Effie M. Morrissey Archives, is pleased to announce a joint lecture by Timothy Walker and Waltraud Coli to mark the 120th anniversary of the launching of the Effie M. Morrissey. The Archives of the Schooner Ernestina/Effie M. Morrissey, that were collected over a period of 40 years by her supporters and champions, will be featured along with the lecture, which will take place on March 3 from 3:00 to 5:00 PM in the Library's Grand Reading Room. [more]
SMAST Professor Appointed Chair of International Working Group on Fishing Technology and Fish Behavior February 28, 2014 Professor Pingguo He to Serve 3 Year Term as Chair of Working Group Focused on Scientific and Commercial Fishing Operations & Fish Behavior [more]
Cabral de Mello Family Book Presentation Takes Place on March 10 February 26, 2014 Book Presentation of "The Cabral de Mellos and New Bedford -- Photographic Album -- 1893-1931", by Dr. José de Almeida Mello takes place on Monday, March 10, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. at UMass Dartmouth's Claire T. Carney Library Grand Reading Room. [more]
UMass Law Named to National Honor Roll for Practical Training February 25, 2014 Law School Among 60 to Earn Honors by "The National Jurist" [more]
UMass Law to Hold Open House, March 5 February 24, 2014 UMass Law to host an open house for prospective students on Wednesday, March 5, at 6:30 p.m. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Takes Part in 17th Biennial Ocean Sciences Meeting February 24, 2014 UMass Dartmouth Faculty and Administration to Present at International Assembly on Marine Science Education, Outreach, and Public Policy [more]
Black History Month at UMass Dartmouth Schedule of Events February 22-28 February 21, 2014 Black History Month Show February 22 [more]
February's UMassD CVPA Music Presents February 20, 2014 UMass Dartmouth's College of Visual & Performing Arts Music Department Performances for the Month of February [more]
UMass Dartmouth to Host Panel Discussion with "Women Leading the Way" February 25 February 16, 2014 UMass Dartmouth Community & General Public are Invited to a Conversation with Women Leaders [more]
Black History Month at UMass Dartmouth Schedule of Events February 15-23 February 14, 2014 Black History Month at UMass Dartmouth Schedule of Events February 15-23 [more]
New Bus Route from UMass Dartmouth to Boston Starts March 3 February 12, 2014 Transporation link designed to enhance access to higher education for Boston residents and Hub internship opportunities for UMass Dartmouth students [more]
Obsessive Compulsive Order Exhibit Reception & Artist Talk Takes Place February 13 February 12, 2014 CVPA Exhibit Showcases Artwork  from New Bedford, Boston, Rhode Island, New York & Pittsburgh [more]
UMass Dartmouth Library Architects Win Industry Honors February 12, 2014 UMass Dartmouth Claire T. Carney Library Recognized by Architecture Industry Leaders [more]
Artisanry Exploration Exhibit Underway at UMass Dartmouth Campus Gallery February 11, 2014 Reception for "Explorations 2014" Set for Thursday, February 20 [more]
Black History Month at UMass Dartmouth Schedule of Events February 8-16 February 07, 2014 Share the Dream Banquet Scheduled for February 8, Frederick Douglass Community Read-a-thon on February 9 [more]
"The Case(s) Against NSA Surveillance" Lecture at UMass Law March 3 February 04, 2014 First Amendment Attorney from Digital Rights Watchdog to Speak at UMass Law on NSA [more]
UMass Dartmouth's 12th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast Scheduled for February 28 February 04, 2014 Dr. Carlos Muñoz, Jr. to Offer Keynote Address at Annual Breakfast Recognizing Diversity, Democracy, and Dr. King's Legacy [more]
Emerging Young Massachusetts Artists Showcased at UMass Dartmouth Campus Gallery February 01, 2014 UMass Dartmouth's CVPA Hosts Reception for Talented High School Art Students [more]
Black History Month at UMass Dartmouth Set to Begin January 31, 2014 Black History Month 2014 Inaugural Event Scheduled for February 4, Share the Dream Banquet on February 8 [more]
National Science Foundation TEACH! SouthCoast Celebration Recognizes Teacher Leadership January 31, 2014 22 Teaching Fellows, Master Teaching Fellows Honored for Commitment to STEM, Leadership, & Innovative Five Year Program [more]
U.S. News & World Report Ranks UMass Dartmouth Among Best in U.S. for Online Bachelor's Programs January 27, 2014 UMass Dartmouth in Top 100 in Country for Online Education [more]
Emerging Young Massachusetts Art Students to Showcase Works  Beginning January 26 January 24, 2014 UMass Dartmouth's CVPA to Host Exhibition for Talented High School Art Students [more]
National Science Foundation TEACH! SouthCoast Celebration Dinner to Recognize Teacher Leadership January 30 January 23, 2014 22 Teaching Fellows, Master Teaching Fellows to Be Honored for Commitment to STEM, Leadership, & Innovative Five Year Program [more]
National Science Foundation CAREER Award Recognizes Rising Star in UMass Dartmouth Biology Department January 21, 2014 Dr. Robert Drew's $850,000 NSF CAREER Award to Fund Research on "Nemo" Defense Tactics, K-12 Partnership with New Bedford Ocean Explorium [more]
A March For Service January 20, 2014 On MLK Day of Service, Hundreds Take Part in UMass Dartmouth SouthCoast Serves Volunteer March to Gift-Pack Service Project with GiftsToGive in New Bedford [more]
UMass Dartmouth Announces Black History Month Events January 17, 2014 UMass Dartmouth announced today a schedule of events for Black History Month [more]
UMass Dartmouth Advanced Technology & Manufacturing Center (ATMC) Welcomes Boston 3T Biotechnologies January 17, 2014 Startup Committed to Cell-base Therapy Development for Cancer Patients [more]
Marching Toward Service January 14, 2014 On MLK Day of Service, UMass Dartmouth's SouthCoast Serves Plans Volunteer March, Gift-Pack Service Project with GiftsToGive in New Bedford [more]
UMass Dartmouth's SouthCoast Serves Art Exhibit & Auction Dates Announced January 14, 2014 Exhibit & Auction Part of Anti-Hunger Campaign [more]
UMass Dartmouth Receives $1.14 Million Anonymous Gift in Honor of Reverend Dr. Robert Lawrence January 09, 2014 Gift Recognizes Reverend's Meaningful Impact in Communities and Supports Service-Learning and UMass Dartmouth Engaged Educational Experience [more]
UMass Law to Hold Open House, January 22 January 08, 2014 UMass Law will host an open house for prospective students on Wednesday, January 22, at 6:30 p.m. (333 Faunce Corner Road, Dartmouth, MA 02747). [more]
UMass Dartmouth's SouthCoast Serves Presents "A Place at the Table" Documentary Screening at the Star Store Campus January 9 January 08, 2014 Screening Part of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Project, Anti-Hunger Campaign [more]
UMass Dartmouth Public Safety & IT Departments Recognized for Outstanding Dedication & Contribution for Campus Response following Boston Marathon Bombing January 07, 2014 Police Department & Information Technology Team Honored by Massachusetts Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators [more]
Fisheries Science & Management 2nd Edition Textbook Published January 06, 2014 Textbook is Collaborative Effort of UMass Dartmouth's School for Marine Science & Technology Professors, Researchers, & Graduate Students [more]
UMass Dartmouth to Ring in New Year to a Celebratory Beat December 30, 2013 UMass Dartmouth College of Visual & Performing Arts Essential Partner in New Year's Eve Celebration Planned for City of New Bedford [more]
UMass Dartmouth Helps Make Holidays Brighter for Local Families December 23, 2013 UMass Dartmouth Police Department and Student Organizations Lead Efforts for Toy Donation Drive [more]
UMass Dartmouth's Robert Karam Campanile Lighting on Display December 19 December 18, 2013 Campanile Lighting in Blue & Gold Thursday Evening [more]
UMass Dartmouth's SouthCoast Serves Launches Anti-Hunger Campaign December 16, 2013 Campaign Part of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Project [more]
UMass Dartmouth Peer Health Educator One of Five to Receive National Outstanding Student Award December 16, 2013 Senior Nursing Student Anna-Rae LeClaire Receives Award at Annual Meeting of the BACCHUS Network [more]
Public forum on Tuesday, December 17, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Woodland Commons on the UMass Dartmouth main campus to discuss the development of the Hazard Mitigation Plan December 13, 2013 Public forum on Tuesday, December 17, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Woodland Commons on the UMass Dartmouth main campus to discuss the development of the Hazard Mitigation Plan [more]
UMass Dartmouth Welcomes New Vice Chancellor of Advancement Lee Williams December 12, 2013 Lee Williams Brings Proven Track Record of Leadership and Success to UMass Dartmouth [more]
UMass Dartmouth Unveils Newly Renovated Fitness Center December 11, 2013 Following UMass Board of Trustees Quarterly Meeting, Fitness Center Grand Opening Demonstrates Investment in Students [more]
UMass Dartmouth Advanced Technology & Manufacturing Center (ATMC) Welcomes O'Neill Power Systems December 09, 2013 UMass Dartmouth's Advanced Technology & Manufacturing Center (ATMC) Welcomes O'Neill Power Systems (O'Neill) as a New Addition to its Center [more]
UMass Dartmouth Ranks in Top 10 for Most Affordable Online Colleges in Massachusetts December 09, 2013 UMass Dartmouth Ranked 7th in Commonwealth for Affordable Online Degree Programs by Affordable Colleges Online [more]
UMass Dartmouth to Unveil Newly Renovated Fitness Center December 11 December 09, 2013 Following UMass Board of Trustees Quarterly Meeting, Fitness Center Grand Opening to Demonstrate Investment in Students [more]
Holiday Favorites to be Performed at UMass Dartmouth Concert December 19 December 06, 2013 Chancellor Divina Grossman extends a warm invitation to students, alumni, faculty, staff, and the general public for the UMass Dartmouth Holiday Concert [more]
The Passing of Nelson Mandela December 06, 2013 UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Divina Grossman's Message on the Passing of Nelson Mandela [more]
UMass Dartmouth to Unveil Newly Renovated Fitness Center December 05, 2013 After Board of Trustees Quarterly Meeting, Fitness Center Grand Opening to Demonstrate UMass Investment in Students [more]
Two UMass Dartmouth Biology Faculty Have Papers Published in National Scientific Journal December 05, 2013 Professors Respective Research on Tumor Environment and Skeletal Evolution Gain National Recognition [more]
Sophie Michaux and Adam Jacob Simon Concert at the UMass Dartmouth December 9 December 03, 2013 The Boivin Center for French Language and Culture  presents Sophie Michaux and Adam Jacob Simon Concert of French music on December 9. The event will be at 7 p.m. in the Visual and Performing Arts Auditorium at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Observatory Open House December 7 December 03, 2013 The UMass Dartmouth Observatory free open house and night-sky viewing session on December 7, at 7 p.m. [more]
UMass Dartmouth College of Visual & Performing Arts Dean Elected to Board of Directors for National Association of Schools of Art and Design November 22, 2013 UMass Dartmouth College of Visual & Performing Arts (CVPA) Adrian Tio has been elected to the Board of Directors for the National Association of Schools of Art and Design [more]
UMass Dartmouth Boivin Center For French Language And Culture Honors Dr. Liilian Lamoureux November 19, 2013 In November, the UMass Dartmouth Boivin Center for French Language and Culture honored Dr. Lillian Lamoureux by naming her an Honorary Life Member of the Boivin Center Board of Directors. [more]
Recovery, History, People of Philippines Discussed at UMass Dartmouth Typhoon Haiyan Teach-In November 19, 2013 UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Divina Grossman, born and raised in the Philippines, was joined by students, faculty, staff, the general public, along with Philippines Consul General Ariel Penaranda via Skype, for the "Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines: Environmental and Disaster Management Lessons" teach-in [more]
Tomorrow UMass Dartmouth to Hold Teach-In on Philippines, Typhoon Haiyan November 18, 2013 Students, Faculty, Staff, and Public Invited to "Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines: Environmental and Disaster Management Lessons" Teach-In to be Held this Tuesday November, 19 [more]
UMass Dartmouth CVPA Faculty's Animation Selected for Presentation at International Electroacoustic Music Festival November 17, 2013 "Brahmanda" has been selected for presentation at the 2013 Synchresis III (videomusic compositions), International Electroacoustic Music Festival in Valencia, Spain [more]
2013 Digital Media Festival to be Held Friday November 22 November 16, 2013 Now in its 21st year, the Digital Media Festival will include some of the very best undergraduate and graduate student-created works [more]
UMass Dartmouth's SouthCoast Serves Service Showcase Takes Place November 19 November 15, 2013 Tuesday, November 19, at 5pm, at the Marine Museum at Fall River (70 Water Street, Fall River, MA) SouthCoast Serves will hold its annual service showcase. [more]
UMass Dartmouth to Hold Teach-In on Philippines, Typhoon Haiyan November 15, 2013 Students, Faculty, Staff, and Public Invited to "Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines: Environmental and Disaster Management Lessons" Teach-In to be Held Tuesday November, 19 [more]
Congressman Barney Frank to Visit UMass Dartmouth November 14, 2013 Visits with Students, Q&A Session, and Public Lecture on "How to Break Stalemates" Planned for November 20-21 [more]
UMass Dartmouth to Host 2nd Annual Transformative Researchers and Educators for Democracy (TRED) Conference November 12, 2013 Department of Educational Leadership and the Educational Leadership and Policies Studies Doctoral Program Host Conference November 15,16 [more]
UMass Dartmouth Senior Elected to New Bedford School Committee November 12, 2013 Josh Amaral Becomes Youngest in City's History to Hold Elected Office [more]
UMass Dartmouth CVPA Proudly Presents The Harpoon Project November 12, 2013 Installation Celebrates New Bedford's Rich Whaling History [more]
Buzzards Bay Writing Project Awarded $20,000 Grant to Support Teacher Development, Student Readiness November 08, 2013 Buzzards Bay Writing Project (BBWP) at UMass Dartmouth's Center for University, School and Community Partnerships (CUSP) was awarded $20,000 in funding from the National Writing Project [more]
Alumni Awards Celebrate Leadership & Excellence November 08, 2013 UMass Dartmouth Alumni Association, UMass Law Alumni Association Hold Annual Alumni Awards Ceremony [more]
UMass Dartmouth Professor Highlights Need for Cooperative Fisheries Research to Congressional Panel November 07, 2013 Professor Kevin Stokesbury Emphasizes Cooperative Research, New Sampling Techniques, and Technology as Path to Improving Fishery Outlook [more]
UMass Dartmouth Awarded Hearst Foundation Grant to Further Fund Endeavor Scholars Program November 07, 2013 UMass Dartmouth Receives $75,000 from Hearst Foundation to Increase and Support Endeavor Scholars [more]
UMass Dartmouth Charlton College of Business Unveils Vision for Expansion November 06, 2013 Business School Holds Visionary Event for New Space [more]
UMass Dartmouth Readies for Yellowtail Flounder Experimental Trip November 05, 2013 UMass Dartmouth Researchers to Set Sail to Georges Bank to Estimate Flounder, Groundfish Abundance [more]
Massachusetts Appeals Court to Hear Cases at UMass Law November 04, 2013 The Massachusetts Appeals Court will sit in the UMass Law Moot Courtroom Thursday, November 14, from 9am to 12pm [more]
Unveiling of Vision for UMass Dartmouth Charlton College of Business Expansion November 01, 2013 Business School to Hold Visionary Event for New Space November 6 [more]
Explore the work and life of American Artist and Illustrator, Norman Rockwell with Historian Charles Flint at UMass Dartmouth December 15 November 01, 2013 A special holiday program on Norman Rockwell presented by guest speaker Charles Flint at UMass Dartmouth on December 15 is from 2-4 p.m. at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Claire T. Carney Library Grand Reading Room, 285 Old Westport Road.  Free and open to the public. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Hold Ribbon Cutting for New 400 MHz Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Facility November 01, 2013 Funded through a National Science Foundation Award, Facility will be Important Academic, Research Resource [more]
Research Gains Toehold on Skeletal Evolution November 01, 2013 Toe bones reveal developmental rules of skeletal construction [more]
Governor Patrick Announces $55 Million Investment for New UMass Dartmouth Academic Building November 01, 2013 Funding Will Support UMass Dartmouth's Increased Enrollment [more]
UMass Law Dean Bilek Honored as Top Woman of Law 2013 October 31, 2013 Dean Mary Lu Bilek Honored at Top Women of Law event Sponsored by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly [more]
UMass Dartmouth Students & Faculty Keep Focus on Cyber Security October 31, 2013 Cyber Security Remains an Academic and Research Focus for UMass Dartmouth's Faculty and Students [more]
UMass Dartmouth's Center for Jewish Culture to Host "Women of the Wall" Lecture and Discussion October 30, 2013 Rabbi Jacqueline Satlow to Share Her Experiences and Insights [more]
Responsible Fan Behavior October 30, 2013 Good Evening Red Sox and Corsair Nation [more]
UMass Dartmouth Encourages Responsible Celebration as World Series Returns to Boston October 30, 2013 Community Responsibility Emphasized, Game Viewing Activities Scheduled [more]
Message from the Chancellor October 30, 2013 World Series Message [more]
UMass Dartmouth Observatory Open House On November 2 October 30, 2013 The UMass Dartmouth Observatory free open house and night-sky viewing session Saturday,November 2, 7:30 PM. Viewing will take place through the Observatory's 16-inch telescope and other telescopes operated by ASSNE members. In the event of cancellation, an announcement will be available Saturday around 5 PM at www.assne.org or by calling (508) 999-8715 for a recorded message. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Urban Initiative's High School Interns to Present Report on SouthCoast College Access October 29, 2013 Local High School Interns will Present Recently Released Report November 1 [more]
Teacher Leaders Sustain District Mentoring Programs and Achieve SUCCESS for Students October 28, 2013 UMass Dartmouth's Center for University, School, and Community Partnerships (CUSP) in Year 3 of ESE RTTT Project SUCCESS [more]
To Warsaw for Sustainability:UMass Dartmouth Professor to Speak at 2013 United Nations Climate Change Conference October 24, 2013 Charlton College of Business Professor Adam Sulkowski to Present at UN Climate Summit November 20 in Poland, Collaboration with Students on Local Projects in Massachusetts Contributed to Expertise on Environmental Impact Reporting [more]
The UMass Dartmouth Boivin Center for French Language and Culture Presents "An Evening in Paris" with Charles Rearick Nov 4 October 24, 2013 The Boivin Center for French Language and Culture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announces its first program of the fall season, "An Evening in Paris" with Professor Emeritus of History, Charles Rearick. The event is November 4 at 7p.m. in the Library Grand Reading Room. [more]
A Commitment to Sustainability October 24, 2013 Chancellor's Letter on Sustainability [more]
UMass Law Named Top 5 Regional Law School for Black Students October 23, 2013 Law School Receives Top Ranking from Nationally Recognized Lawyers of Color [more]
UMass Dartmouth to Host Premiere of "The Bridgewater Triangle" Documentary October 17, 2013 Fans of the Paranormal to Gather for Documentary Premiere October 20 [more]
UMass Dartmouth CVPA Faculty's Abstract Film Official Selection in SIMULTAN International Film Festival October 17, 2013 Professors Jing Wang's and Harvey Goldman's "Wiretap" to be Shown with Works from Around the Globe [more]
UMass Dartmouth Electrical and Computer Engineering Associate Professor Dr. Howard Michel Elected as 2014 IEEE President-Elect October 17, 2013 Dr. Michel's Election Testament to Outstanding Service and Commitment [more]
Fall River Chamber of Commerce Education Committee Releases Survey of Fall River Teachers October 16, 2013 Teacher's Views on Parents, Curriculum, and Career and College Readiness Analyzed by UMass Dartmouth Department of Public Policy [more]
UMass Dartmouth to Host Regional Premiere of New Documentary "Puzzles: When Hate Came To Town" October 11, 2013 Film Details 2006 Tragic LGBT Hate Crime at Puzzles Lounge in New Bedford [more]
UMass Dartmouth Highway Sustainability Research Center receive funding from Vermont Agency of Transportation October 04, 2013 Professors Receive over $400,000 in New Grant Funding [more]
UMass Dartmouth Center for Women, Gender, & Sexuality Awarded U.S. Department of Justice Grant October 04, 2013 $300,000 in Funding Supports Initiative to Take on Sexual Assault [more]
UMass Dartmouth Establishes International Honor Society  for Teacher Education October 02, 2013 More Than 60 Students Part of Inaugural Induction of Alpha Eta Alpha [more]
SouthCoast Educational Leaders to Talk Turkey about Leadership, Women & Change October 02, 2013 SouthCoast Women Leaders to Discuss Leadership in Transition [more]
UMass Dartmouth Electrical and Computer Engineering Students Attend Kickoff of Governor Patrick's Cyber Aces Championship October 02, 2013 Students and Faculty Join Governor at Start of Massachusetts Cyber-Security Competition [more]
Mission Accomplished: Glider Palooza 2013 Capped Off  With Recovery of Ocean Glider Blue October 02, 2013 Ocean Glider Successfully Recovered by Team from   UMass Dartmouth's School for Marine Science & Technology [more]
UMass Dartmouth Center for Portuguese Studies & Culture  Announces New Leadership of Publications Program October 02, 2013 Dr. Timothy D. Walker Named New Press Director for Tagus Press [more]
Back from Panama, UMass Dartmouth College of Engineering Students Reflect on Year 2 of Engineering Without Borders Project October 02, 2013 UMass Dartmouth Engineering Without Borders Student Chapter Holds Presentation on Project to Help Village Access Clean Water Supply [more]
UMass Dartmouth Engineering Without Borders Student Chapter to Host Presentation on Sustainable Water Supply in Panamanian Village October 01, 2013 Students Return from Second Trip of 5 year Project to Help Village Access Clean Water Supply [more]
South African Freedom Fighter Albie Sachs Special Guest for UMass Dartmouth Crime and Justice Studies Panel Discussion September 30, 2013 Discussion Focused on Anti-Colonialism and Justice takes place October 3 [more]
UMass Dartmouth to Establish International Honor Society for Teacher Education September 27, 2013 Inaugural Induction of Alpha Eta Alpha to Take Place Tuesday, October 1 [more]
Glider Palooza 2013 Underway September 26, 2013 UMass Dartmouth's Ocean Glider on Final Leg of Mid-Atlantic Trip [more]
UMass Dartmouth College of Nursing  Opens Elisabeth A. Pennington Simulation Laboratory September 26, 2013 New Simulation Lab Provides Nursing Students Multifunctional Teaching and Learning Resource [more]
In Memory, The Photography of David Allen    September 26, 2013 UMass Dartmouth's College of Visual & Performing Arts to Present Exhibition Celebrating Life and Work of Photographer and Educator, Opening Reception Today, Thursday, September 26 [more]
Astronaut Scott Tingle '87 to Speak to Alumni, Students & Faculty September 24, 2013 Mechanical Engineering Alumnus Coming Back to UMass Dartmouth [more]
UMass Dartmouth Honors Boston Marathon Bombing Victims, First Responders on International Peace Day September 23, 2013 Peace Tree Plantings Conclude Week of Reflection, Remembrance, and Service [more]
UMass Dartmouth to Open Elisabeth A. Pennington Simulation Laboratory September 20, 2013 Dedication of New Nursing Simulation Lab to take place Wednesday, September 25, 2013 [more]
UMass Dartmouth's Marine Fisheries Institute Renews Mission with Formation of Advisory Council September 19, 2013 --UMass Dartmouth's School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST), in partnership with the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF), is pleased to announce the formation of the Massachusetts Marine Fisheries Institute Advisory Council. [more]
UMass Dartmouth to Honor Boston Marathon Bombing Victims, First Responders on International Peace Day September 18, 2013 Peace Tree Plantings on Saturday, September 21st to Conclude Week of Reflection, Remembrance, and Service [more]
IDEAStudio at UMass Dartmouth Becomes Reality September 17, 2013 UMass Dartmouth Opens New Hall-Hildreth IDEAStudio, Common Work Space Brings Artists and Engineers Together [more]
Biological Science Faculty Receives Grant from  USDA grants program September 17, 2013 Professor Receives $148,448 in Funding to Test for Genetic Link between Stress and Growth Rate in Wild & Domesticated Rainbow Trout [more]
UMass Dartmouth to Open New Hall-Hildreth IDEAStudio September 13, 2013 Ribbon Cutting for Interdisciplinary Research Studio to take place Monday, September 16th [more]
Educating for Change Media Literacy Conference at UMass Dartmouth Sept 28, 29 September 12, 2013 The UMass Dartmouth Center for Women, Gender & Sexuality is proud to present the Educating for Change Media Literacy Conference, September 28 and 29. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Library Associates Speaker Series Begins on September 26 September 12, 2013 Stefani Koorey to speak on Lizzie Borden at the Fall River Marine Museum September 26th [more]
UMass Dartmouth undergraduates receive international research opportunities thanks to National Science Foundation September 03, 2013 UMass Dartmouth Physics Professor Grant O'Rielly has been awarded $249,695 from the National Science Foundation to engage undergraduate students from UMass Dartmouth and other regional colleges in his research program at the MAX-lab research facility (www.maxlab.lu.se)  in Lund, Sweden for the next three years. [more]
UMass Dartmouth to Open New Academic Year August 27, 2013 Media Advisory: UMass Dartmouth to Open New Academic Year New Students move in September 1 [more]
UMass Dartmouth Earns High Ranking From Washington Monthly August 26, 2013 For the second year in a row, Washington Monthly has ranked UMass Dartmouth at #25 on its list of best master's institutions in the United States, which focuses on the impacts a university has on individuals and communities. [more]
Fortune 500 companies increased blog adoption by six percent  according to 7th annual benchmarking study August 26, 2013 In the past year, the Fortune 500 have increased their adoption of blogging by six percent, their use of Twitter for corporate communications by four percent, and their use of Facebook pages by four percent. Sixty-nine percent of the 2013 Fortune 500 use YouTube, an increase of seven percent from 2012.   [more]
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Releases Task Force Report in Response to Boston Marathon Tragedy August 15, 2013 Independent task force report applauds UMass Dartmouth for swift and skillful management, highlights key improvements made since April 19, and recommends additional actions. [more]
UMASS Dartmouth Makes Top 20 in Massachusetts For ROI August 02, 2013 AffordableCollegesOnline measures impact of college education on lifetime earnings; UMass Dartmouth graduates can expect $698,400 benefit [more]
EU Ambassador to visit UMass Dartmouth August 9 August 02, 2013 European Union Ambassador to the United States João Vale de Almeida will visit UMass Dartmouth at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9. His visit will include a tour of the Ferreira Mendes Portuguese-American Archives and a public discussion at the Grand Reading Room of the Claire T. Carney Library. The public is invited to the public discussion at 3:30 p.m. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Charlton College of Business Renews International Exchange Agreement with German university July 25, 2013 The UMass Dartmouth Charlton College of Business has renewed its exchange agreement with Ostfalia University which works closely with the Volkswagen Group. Both the University and Volkwagen's world headquarters are located in Wolfsburg, Germany. [more]
Vice President Biden, U.S. Senate candidate Ed Markey come to campus tomorrow June 21, 2013 Visit by Vice President and Congressman Markey follows U.S. Senate Forum with Gabriel Gomez [more]
Today: Gabriel Gomez holds U.S. Senate Forum at UMass Dartmouth June 19, 2013 2013 Senate Forum announced [more]
Professor "jump-starts" scholarship in India June 13, 2013 Dr. Maureen Hall endows Ruel J. and Patricia A. Hall Educational Scholarship for India Fund [more]
UMass Dartmouth Noyce Scholars share survival tips for first-year teachers June 12, 2013 2010 graduates present "Survival Guide for the First-Year Teacher" [more]
Bristol County Savings Bank Freedom Festival to be held at UMass Dartmouth on July 3 June 10, 2013 Eighth annual festival sponsored in part by the Town of Dartmouth [more]
Registration Now Available for 54-mile UMass Dartmouth Torch Relay as Student Leaders Announce Partnership with One Run for Boston June 07, 2013 One Run for Boston's 3,000 mile relay from California to Massachusetts starts Friday; UMass Dartmouth relay participants will join One Run for final segment on June 30th to support victims of Boston Marathon Tragedy [more]
UMass Dartmouth MFAs show their art in Boston; alums invited May 31, 2013 UMass Dartmouth MFAs show their art in Boston; alums invited [more]
UMass Dartmouth's Charlton College of Business appoints new dean May 28, 2013 Interim Dean Angappa Gunasekaran takes up post permanently [more]
UMass Dartmouth announces task force in aftermath of Boston Marathon tragedy May 20, 2013 Three-person panel will examine policies and procedures related to public safety. Montana State University president will chair. [more]
UMass Dartmouth professor at SMAST named Fulbright Scholar May 16, 2013 Dartmouth resident Dr. Avijit Gangopadhyay continues to help build Indian oceanography; will research currents in Bay of Bengal; ninth Fulbright recipient in four years for UMass Dartmouth [more]
CVPA Prof. Donald Beal wins 2013 Lillian Orlowsky and William Freed Foundation Grant May 15, 2013 UMass Dartmouth art professor beats field of 500 to win $30k grant [more]
UMass Dartmouth launches strategic planning effort May 13, 2013 UMass Dartmouth launches strategic planning effort [more]
UMass Dartmouth Summer Program in Portuguese marks 20 years May 13, 2013 $10,000 in scholarships available for students; Courses run from June 24 to July 26; Still time to apply [more]
UMass Dartmouth holds Undergraduate Commencement May 12, 2013 Sheri McCoy '80, CEO of Avon Products, delivers undergraduate commencement address, receives honorary Doctor of Business; Robert Karam '67, and James Karam '71, receive Chancellor's Distinguished Service Medals; First commencement for Chancellor Grossman [more]
Advisory: UMass Dartmouth Commencement details May 11, 2013 Advisory: UMass Dartmouth Commencement details [more]
UMass Dartmouth holds Graduate Commencement ceremony May 11, 2013 The Hon. Phillip Rapoza, Chief Justice of Mass. Court of Appeals, delivers graduate address, receives honorary Doctor of Law; Moment of Silence honors victims of Boston Marathon bombings; Torch Relay announced to raise funds for One Fund [more]
UMass Dartmouth Students Announce Torch Relay To Boston To Support Victims Of Boston Marathon Tragedy May 11, 2013 Students, faculty, alumni and residents throughout the region will participate in 55-mile relay to support the One Fund and highlight spirit of UMass campus community [more]
Renee Buisson named Assistant Chancellor for Marketing May 10, 2013 Renee Buisson named Assistant Chancellor for Marketing [more]
UMass Dartmouth appoints new provost May 07, 2013 Old Dominion Vice President of Research to lead academic and student affairs [more]
UMass Dartmouth student, Danvers native, selected as one of 29 Who Shine statewide May 02, 2013 Danvers native Lauren Underwood was honored by Governor Deval Patrick in a State House ceremony today [more]
UMass Dartmouth announces 2013 Commencement speakers and honorees May 02, 2013 Sheri McCoy '80, CEO of Avon Products, to deliver undergraduate commencement address, receive honorary Doctor of Business; the Hon. Phillip Rapoza, Chief Justice of Mass. Court of Appeals, to deliver graduate address, receive honorary Doctor of Law; Robert Karam '67, and James Karam '71, to receive Chancellor's Distinguished Service Medals; First commencement for Chancellor Grossman [more]
Talks Explore the Origin, Politics and Future of Paul Rudolph's Architectural design of the UMass Dartmouth Campus April 26, 2013 Talks Explore the Origin, Politics and Future of Paul Rudolph's Architectural design of the UMass Dartmouth Campus [more]
UMass Dartmouth welcomes area Greenlight for Girls, focuses on science April 26, 2013 "G4G" leadership includes founder with Fall River roots, board member who is New Bedford native, Dartmouth resident; G4G and University's Kaput Center continue collaboration with 3rd annual on-campus science day [more]
UMass Dartmouth students' Guatemala work wins national recognition April 25, 2013 UMass Dartmouth students' Guatemala work wins national recognition [more]
Corsairs Care April 21, 2013 Please return to this page for updates as the UMass Dartmouth community moves forward after the Boston Marathon tragedy. As Chancellor Grossman wrote to students, faculty and staff, "We stand together. Together we are ... UMass Dartmouth Strong." [more]
Erin Dziedzic '03 continues fast rise in art world April 15, 2013 Erin Dziedzic '03 continues fast rise in art world [more]
HUD announces National Fair Housing Collegiate Partnership Campaign with UMass Law April 11, 2013 HUD announces National Fair Housing Collegiate Partnership Campaign with UMass Law [more]
UMass Dartmouth Career Center to hold Career Expo 2013 on April 17 April 11, 2013 UMass Dartmouth Career Center to hold Career Expo 2013 on April 17 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Tripp Athletic Center. [more]
Grossman inaugurated: Chancellor calls for UMass Dartmouth to strengthen its role as an "anchor institution" April 04, 2013 Makes case for comprehensive K-12 partnerships, more attention to regional health disparities; and accelerated technology transfer [more]
Chancellor Grossman's inauguration address April 04, 2013 The following is the prepared text of Chancellor Divina Grossman's inauguration address on April 4, 2013 in the Main Auditorium. [more]
Claire T. Carney Library dedication marks campus transformation April 03, 2013 Ceremony ends three-year, $48 million renovation; celebrates Inauguration Week [more]
"A Celebration of Transformation:" UMass Dartmouth Chancellor's Inauguration to highlight student, faculty, alumni achievement April 02, 2013 UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Divina Grossman to be formally inaugurated on April 4, 2013 at 2 p.m. in the Main Auditorium [more]
NSF Robert Noyce Teaching Scholarship Summer Institute Allows UMass Dartmouth Students to Explore Education Careers March 27, 2013 NSF Robert Noyce Teaching Scholarship Summer Institute Allows UMass Dartmouth Students to Explore Education Careers [more]
The David Bindman Ensemble Residency at UMASS Dartmouth April 1-6 March 27, 2013 The David Bindman Ensemble will be in residence at UMASS Dartmouth during the week of April 1-6. The group will participate in a diverse range of activities, including classes, concerts, and collaborations with students and members of the community. [more]
The David Bindman Ensemble Residency at UMASS Dartmouth April 1-6 March 27, 2013 The David Bindman Ensemble Residency at UMASS Dartmouth April 1-6 [more]
Thurs., March 28 at UMass Dartmouth: Prof. explores depiction of Italian American girls and women in literature March 26, 2013 Prof. Clorinda Donato to deliver Esposito lecture, "Queen of Her Own Big Time: Adriana Trigiani Reimagines Italian American Women's Fiction" [more]
John Corigliano, internationally-renowned composer, to receive honorary degree in ceremony at Zeiterion, 4/13 March 20, 2013 UMass Dartmouth to bestow honorary degree as part of performance, capping several days of master classes, other events [more]
UMass Dartmouth lauded as top school for service-learning for 2nd year March 14, 2013 UMass Dartmouth in the top 20 colleges nationwide for service; UMass Dartmouth only top honoree in Mass., among two in New England; Students performed 192,000+ hours of community service and volunteerism last year [more]
UMass Dartmouth's CVPA ranked in top 50 US schools for animation, game design March 12, 2013 Animation Career Review ranks CVPA's Design Department 45 out 400+ schools in United States [more]
Holder visit puts new Massachusetts public law school in spotlight March 11, 2013 U.S. Attorney General lauds the "particular mission of this remarkable place" to train public-interest lawyers [more]
UMass Dartmouth ranked second among Mass. public universities March 08, 2013 GoLocal's 2nd Annual Super Ranking based on 60+ factors [more]
Jazz invitational concert and music clinic hosed by UMass Dartmouth Department of Music March 06, 2013 Jazz invitational concert and music clinic hosed by UMass Dartmouth Department of Music [more]
UMass Dartmouth MLK Breakfast keynoted by nationally-renowned authors of "Envisioning Emancipation" February 25, 2013 Publishers Weekly calls book "haunting, touching, troubling, inspiring, and informative" [more]
UMass Observatory open house on March 2 February 25, 2013 Observatory open house is March 2 at 7:30 p.m. weather permitting. [more]
UMass Dartmouth celebrates Darwin Week February 11, 2013 Festivities from Feb. 11 through Feb. 20 focus on "the reality and coolness of evolution" [more]
UMass Dartmouth's University Art Gallery opens new exhibition February 07, 2013 "East/West: A Survey of Contemporary Printmaking" runs through March 14 [more]
UMass Dartmouth Multicultural Celebration cancelled due to weather February 06, 2013 UMass Dartmouth Multicultural Celebration cancelled due to weather [more]
Mystery in the Afternoon: Three Famous Writers Share Their Secrets at UMass Dartmouth March 10 February 05, 2013 The Claire T. Carney Library Associates annual Literary Author Talk entitled, Mystery in the Afternoon: Three Famous Writers Share Their Secrets, hosted by Prof. Mel B. Yoken is March 10 from 2-4:30 p.m. at Woodland Commons, UMass Dartmouth 285 Old Westport Road, North Dartmouth. [more]
UMass Dartmouth's Frederick Douglass Unity House kicks off Black History Month with art gallery opening February 01, 2013 UMass Dartmouth's Frederick Douglass Unity House kicks off Black History Month with art gallery opening [more]
UMass Dartmouth announces Black History Month events February 01, 2013 Packed schedule explores the crossroads of freedom and equality [more]
UMass Dartmouth's Roy calls for improvements to civic engagement, learning January 31, 2013 Supports nearly all conclusions in new statewide report, "Renewing the Social Compact" [more]
UMass Dartmouth leaders, lecturer elected to national leadership positions January 30, 2013 Deans Adrian Tio of New Bedford and Steven Lohrenz of Marion, lecturer Peter Geisser of Cranston, RI, honored [more]
National attention for acoustics at UMass Dartmouth January 28, 2013 $750,000 grant, two national prize-winners cement University's reputation for quality in sonic research [more]
Training the best teachers to train better teachers: UMass Dartmouth January 24, 2013 Project SUCCESS program training 150+ mentors, retain new teachers in "high-need" areas [more]
1/24: Photography Exhibit "Exploring Urban Identities in De-industrialized Cities" January 23, 2013 1/24: Photography Exhibit "Exploring Urban Identities in De-industrialized Cities" [more]
UMass School of Law Open House, January 24 January 18, 2013 UMass School of Law Open House, January 24 [more]
Southcoast Development Partnership hosting community outreach breakfast on regional economic development January 17, 2013 7:45 a.m., January 25, 2013 at Woodland Commons, UMass Dartmouth [more]
Tuesday, 1/22: UMass Dartmouth to open new Library addition January 17, 2013 "Soft opening" at start of semester marks end of major construction, capping 3-year, $45 million renovation [more]
Jessica N. Pabón '01 discusses female graffiti artists in TEDxWomen talk     January 15, 2013 Jessica N. Pabón '01 discusses female graffiti artists in TEDxWomen talk [more]
UMass Dartmouth professor to serve as ambassador for European study January 14, 2013 Prof. João Paraskeva, of Marion, honored [more]
New center at UMass Dartmouth to see complex problems in new ways January 10, 2013 Center for Scientific Computing and Visualization Research to be led by Dr. Sigal Gottlieb [more]
Multicultural Celebration to honor Martin Luther King's legacy January 04, 2013 Performances will highlight diversity on campus and the SouthCoast [more]
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry receives NSF funding for NMR Spectrometer January 03, 2013 New chemistry instrument will have broad impact on department projects [more]
Nationally-renowned photographer shows work at Star Store December 07, 2012 "Frank Gohlke: Miles and Miles of Things I've Never Seen" opens tonight [more]
Academic building heat and hot water shutdown Saturday for system repairs December 07, 2012 Repairs expected to be completed by 4 p.m. [more]
UMass Dartmouth marks milestone at the MAB December 06, 2012 "Topping off ceremony" ends first stage of biomanufacturing center construction [more]
Bristol County Savings Charitable Foundation makes major gift to UMass Dartmouth December 05, 2012 $250,000 donation will go to new classrooms at Charlton College of Business [more]
UMass Dartmouth professor receives $600k to help blind children half a world away December 03, 2012 Macrine's most recent book, Critical Pedagogy in Uncertain Times: Hope and Possibilities, also honored with the McLaren Foundation's Citation of Merit [more]
UMass Dartmouth professor gets $400k to see cells in an "iron glow" November 30, 2012 Novel molecular imaging probes to aid pioneering research into health impacts of iron [more]
Dec. 4: "World's top public intellectual," Noam Chomsky, comes to UMass Dartmouth November 27, 2012 Special lecture to cover "the State, Democracy and Public Education" [more]
UMass Dartmouth student wins Fulbright to teach in Brazil November 21, 2012 New Bedford resident first student at University to win prestigious Fulbright in five years [more]
Lecture Explores How the Design of Cold Storage Influenced the Economy and Politics of Food November 20, 2012 The second presentation in the Creative Economy Lecture Series will feature scholars Susanne Freiberg and Michael Osman [more]
2012 Digital Media Festival to be held Friday November 14, 2012 20th Annual Digital Media Festival features distinguished alum Christopher Mascio '96 [more]
Irish statesman, former prisoner Martin Ferris to speak Tuesday at UMass Dartmouth November 09, 2012 Irish member of parliament to talk about the future of Irish reunification [more]
UMass Dartmouth Library Associates present Author Debby Applegate December 3 November 01, 2012 Pulitzer-Prize winning writer Debby Applegate will speak on Henry Ward Beecher on December 3 from 7 -- 9 p.m. Admission is free and sponsored by the Claire T. Carney Library Associates. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Boivin Center guest speaker is Joan Nathan November 19 October 31, 2012 UMass Dartmouth Boivin Center guest speaker is Joan Nathan November 19 at 7:45 at UMass Dartmouth 285 Old Westport Rd., Dining Commons, second floor. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Observatory will be open for sky viewing November 3 October 31, 2012 The public is invited to a free open house and night-sky viewing session at UMass Dartmouth Observatory on Saturday, November 3, at 7:30 p.m. Viewing will take place through the Observatory's 16-inch telescope and other telescopes operated by ASSNE members. [more]
NASA backs SMAST-led effort to discover coastal waters' effect on CO2 October 30, 2012 NASA backs SMAST-led effort to discover coastal waters' effect on CO2 [more]
Campus to re-open Wednesday October 30, 2012 All classes at all sites will be held as scheduled on Wednesday. Unless noted below, all facilities and offices will be open and all services, including transportation and dining, will be operating on normal schedules. [more]
HURRICANE SANDY UPDATE - Campus closed Tuesday, October 30 October 29, 2012 Please return to umassd.edu and check university email throughout the day for updates. [more]
Hurricane Sandy Update - Campus closed Monday, October 29 October 28, 2012 Please return to this page for news and updates related to Hurricane Sandy. [more]
UMass Dartmouth's Robert Waxler brings secret of rehabilitation to Boston Book Festival October 27, 2012 Founder of Changing Lives Through Literature moderates discussion: literacy and reading proven to reduce recidivism in prison populations [more]
Donald Howard, beloved Dean of Students, passes away at 82 October 22, 2012 Longtime student affairs leader touched thousands of lives at SMU, UMass Dartmouth [more]
Honors roll in for UMass Dartmouth fisheries scientist   October 16, 2012 SMAST professor receives simultaneous local, national, and international recognition [more]
Former UMass Dartmouth professor, "Alternative Nobel" winner, speaks at University October 12, 2012 Sharp, "world's foremost expert on nonviolent revolution" cited as influence behind the Arab Spring, popular uprisings in Serbia, Ukraine, Burma and Iran [more]
Tonight in Fall River at the ATMC: Bielat, Kennedy debate the "American Dream" October 10, 2012 Fourth Congressional District Issues Debate to focus on jobs, the economy, and the future of the middle class [more]
UMass Dartmouth students get head start on their careers October 05, 2012 Business Career Fair brings together 30+ employers, hundreds of students for networking [more]
NEH grant of $171,011 awarded to UMD Professor Gerard M. Koot September 26, 2012 The National Endowment for the Humanities, a United States government agency, has awarded a grant of $171,011 to Dr. Gerard M. Koot, Emeritus Chancellor Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, to direct a Summer Seminar for School Teachers on 'The Dutch Republic and Britain: The Making of Modern Society and a World Economy.' [more]
UMass Dartmouth announces Fall Music Series September 21, 2012 Free on-campus concerts at UMass Dartmouth's College of Visual and Performing Arts this fall include performances in memory of late colleague Rick Britto [more]
Celebrated Authors to Appear at UMass Dartmouth on October 3 and December 3   September 14, 2012 The University of Massachusetts Claire T. Carney Library Associates are proud to announce the following programs for the fall semester. The prolific, highly popular writer, Jon Land, will talk on his literary work on October 3, and the distinguished, Pulitzer-Prize winning writer, Debby Applegate, will speak on Henry Ward Beecher: The Most Famous Man in America on December 3. Chancellor Professor Emeritus Mel B. Yoken, program chair of the Library Associates, will  host the two programs which are free and open to the public. [more]
UMass Dartmouth ranked #1 public regional university in New England by U.S. News & World Report September 12, 2012 College of Engineering undergraduate program listed among best in the nation [more]
Value for students, value for community: Washington Monthly ranks UMass Dartmouth 25th in nation   August 30, 2012 University earns sky-high marks on "goals of increasing social mobility, producing research, and inspiring public service" [more]
Keating and Sutter to debate on campus, Thursday, August 30 August 29, 2012 9th Congressional District Democratic candidates debate at Main Auditorium [more]
MREC partners with NREL on marine renewable energy August 27, 2012 Marine Renewable Energy Center partners with feds on energy of the future [more]
Claire T. Carney Library Update and FAQs August 21, 2012 Update and FAQs for August 21 [more]
Update on the Claire T. Carney Library August 20, 2012 Update on August 20 [more]
Update on the Claire T. Carney Library August 19, 2012 Update on August 19 [more]
Update on the Claire T. Carney Library August 17, 2012 Update on August 17 [more]
Update on the Claire T. Carney Library August 16, 2012 Update on August 16, 2012 [more]
What would you ask the candidates? August 15, 2012 Area residents invited to Community Forum at UMass Law on August 21 in advance of Keating-Sutter debate [more]
UMass Dartmouth staffer's $100,000 grant to help kids break down gender stereotypes August 07, 2012 Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality's Juli Parker wins grant for innovative statewide outreach [more]
UMass Dartmouth professor gets $1 million for some 'light' research August 02, 2012 Prof. Yifei Li of Walpole earns Air Force grant for photonics study [more]
UMass Dartmouth wins grant to expand work protecting coastal towns from stormtides July 31, 2012 Federal NERACOOS grant funds continuing research at UMass Dartmouth, six other partner institutions [more]
New England Marine Renewable Energy Center conducts second round of testing of technology July 13, 2012 UMass Dartmouth-based public-private partnership building strength with focus on job creation. [more]
UMass Dartmouth awarded $100,000 for creative economy initiatives July 05, 2012 UMass President's Creative Economy Initiatives Fund awards three grants to UMass Dartmouth faculty [more]
Bristol County Savings Bank Freedom Festival at UMass Dartmouth July 3 June 21, 2012 Featuring Santa Mamba, Entrain, members of UMass Dartmouth a cappella group Mental Note and fireworks [more]
UMass Law announces three-year freeze in tuition and law school fees June 21, 2012 Need- and merit-based aid also planned to make law school opportunity more accessible; application deadline extended to July 30 [more]
UMass Law earns American Bar Association national accreditation June 12, 2012 The American Bar Association notified the University of Massachusetts School of Law -- Dartmouth (UMass Law) today that it has been granted provisional national accreditation. [more]
New UMass Law dean appointed June 07, 2012 CUNY School of Law associate dean brings dedication to quality, diversity and justice to Massachusetts' public law school [more]
Chancellor MacCormack's Undergraduate Commencement Remarks May 27, 2012 Chancellor MacCormack delivered remarks to her last Commencement after 13 years as the University's leader. [more]
Author, human rights activist Roxana Saberi addresses Class of 2012 May 27, 2012 "We all have our own prisons.  We're all tested in our own ways throughout our lives.  We can try to turn these challenges into opportunities." [more]
UMass Dartmouth holds 112th Commencement undergraduate ceremonies May 27, 2012 1573 undergraduate students accepted their degrees before a crowd of 10,500 family and friends. [more]
UMass Dartmouth holds 112th Commencement graduate ceremonies May 26, 2012 466 graduate students -- including 45 from the Law School, the first Ph.D in Nursing, and the most Ph.Ds in the University's history -- accepted their degrees as part of the 112th Commencement ceremonies [more]
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution President Susan Avery addresses graduate commencement, delivered the Graduate Commencement Address May 26, 2012 "The system of systems that sustains our planet is at risk.  Build a system of systems of human beings, to collaborate and foster creativity.  Our planet needs you.  And you need it." [more]
Chancellor MacCormack's Graduate Commencement Remarks May 26, 2012 Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack delivered remarks at today's graduate Commencement, the last in her 13 years as the University's leader [more]
Graduate Commencement Student Speaker Remarks May 26, 2012 Kristina Monteiro, '10, '12 represented her fellow graduate-degree recipients at the 112th Commencement [more]
Governor joins UMass officials, regional leaders to break ground on first-in-nation biomanufacturing center May 16, 2012 First-in-nation Massachusetts Accelerator for Biomanufacturing at UMass Dartmouth will provide companies with unique testing, research, production and workforce resources; expands Mass. life sciences supercluster; expands competitive edge [more]
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Claire T. Carney Library Associates to hold their 37th Annual Meeting and Election of Officers May 22 May 11, 2012 Vice President of Library Associates will speak on Memorial trip on the Azamara, May 22 at 7 p.m., at UMass Dartmouth Woodland Commons. [more]
UMass Dartmouth announces 2012 commencement speakers and honorees May 09, 2012 Roxana Saberi, journalist and human rights activist, to deliver undergraduate commencement address; Susan Avery, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution president, to deliver graduate address; Rep. Barney Frank and Elizabeth O'Neill LaStaiti to receive Chancellor's Distinguished Service Medal; Honorary doctorates to be conferred on Susan Avery, Hubie Jones and Gil Santos; UMass President Robert Caret to attend; Last commencement for Chancellor MacCormack [more]
UMass Dartmouth unveils wind turbine, focuses on sustainability May 01, 2012 Major milestone in campus-wide effort to reduce energy cost, shrink carbon footprint, and engage students in sustainable practices [more]
Civic Engagement Center renamed for Robert and Jeanne Leduc April 28, 2012 Last year, UMass Dartmouth service primed area economy by $4.8 million [more]
UMass Dartmouth Observatory Open House is April 28 April 26, 2012 The UMass Dartmouth Observatory and the Astronomical Society of Southern New England (ASSNE) are pleased to invite the general public to a FREE open house and night-sky viewing session at the campus Observatory on Saturday, April  28, 2012 starting at 8:30 PM. Viewing will take place through the Observatory's 16-inch telescope and other telescopes operated by ASSNE members. [more]
UMass Dartmouth awarded $535,000 grant to develop ocean energy technology April 24, 2012 Marine Renewable Energy Center also designated by state to manage proposed 27-square-mile test site. [more]
Dr. Divina Grossman elected Chancellor of UMass Dartmouth April 19, 2012 New leader to build on Chancellor MacCormack's "era of accomplishment" [more]
ABA Speaker Series at UMass Dartmouth on April 24 April 12, 2012 UMass Dartmouth, in partnership with The Evergreen Center and Beacon ABA Services will hold the third annual Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Speaker Series featuring keynote speaker and noted professor, Dr. James Mulick on April 24th from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Woodland Commons, UMass Dartmouth. [more]
UMass Law students 5,500-plus hours of legal service for community April 12, 2012 UMass Law students gain professional experience and advance their careers while serving the community. [more]
Career Expo April 11 April 03, 2012 Biggest event for student job seekers since "great recession" began. [more]
Get your poetry and prose published April 03, 2012 Temper, the literary journal of UMass Dartmouth students, is accepting submissions through April 13. This year, the journal makes history by going online. [more]
Free performance of Contemporary Cape Verdean Dance at UMass Dartmouth on April 19 March 30, 2012 Kaminhu Longe, The Long Journey, a performance of contemporary Cape Verdean Dance is Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Bailey Theatre/Main Auditorium. Admission is free. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Observatory Open house on March 31 March 28, 2012 The UMass Dartmouth Observatory and the Astronomical Society of Southern New England (ASSNE) are pleased to invite the general public to a free open house and night-sky viewing session at the campus Observatory on Saturday, March 31, 2012 starting at 8:00 PM. Viewing will take place through the Observatory's 16-inch telescope and other telescopes operated by ASSNE members. [more]
Chancellor candidates to visit campus March 28, 2012 Students, faculty, staff and community invited to forums scheduled for March 30 through April 6. [more]
Chancellor finalists chosen March 26, 2012 Six candidates will visit campus in coming weeks [more]
Wed., March 28 at UMD: Prof. uses humor to explore Italian American culture, stereotypes in Sopranos, Jersey Shore and more March 21, 2012 Prof. Fred Gardaphe to deliver free Esposito lecture, "Looking for the Laugh: Humor and the Future of Being Italian American"On March 28 [more]
SMAST Dean Steven Lohrenz takes on national ocean science leadership post March 19, 2012 Lohrenz elected by peers to Consortium for Ocean Leadership's Board of Trustees [more]
UMass Dartmouth receives President's Higher Education Community Service honor March 15, 2012 US: UMass Dartmouth in the top 1% of colleges nationwide for service; UMass Dartmouth only top honoree in Mass., among two in New England; Students, staff and faculty performed 175,000+ hours of service last year [more]
UMass Dartmouth College of Nursing makes top 100: US News & World Report March 14, 2012 Southeastern Massachusetts' only four-year nursing school in top 12% of nursing colleges nationwide [more]
UMass Dartmouth Partners with NSTAR to Slash Campus Energy Use March 12, 2012 Multiple Projects Will Save Nearly $1 Million in Energy Costs Annually [more]
UMass Dartmouth marks International Women's Day; Outstanding Women Awards honor four March 08, 2012 12th annual awards ceremony features keynote remarks by Egyptian woman, witness to last year's revolution; Posthumous honoree's award accepted by brothers; Chancellor given surprise award [more]
Three UMass Dartmouth professors win top awards, $1 million for pathbreaking research March 07, 2012 Three UMass Dartmouth professors have earned highly prestigious CAREER Awards from the National Science Foundation for work that has the potential to revolutionize their area of research while teaching students who will carry that research forward. [more]
UMass Law dean search committee named March 07, 2012 The official search for a new permanent Dean of the UMass School of Law at UMass Dartmouth has begun with the naming of the search committee. [more]
UMass Dartmouth leads statewide effort to train top teachers as Lead Mentors March 05, 2012 Project SUCCESS program to collaborate with 21 Mass. school districts to train mentors, retain new teachers in "high-need" areas [more]
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ellen Goodman coming to UMass Dartmouth March 01, 2012 Ellen Goodman, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, author, speaker, and commentator, will be the keynote speaker for the 5th Annual Fundraiser benefiting UMass Dartmouth's Women's and Gender Studies Program and Center for Women, Gender & Sexuality on April 12. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Women's History Month is March February 29, 2012 The Center for Women, Gender & Sexuality at UMass Dartmouth presents Women's History Month 2012: Women Enacting Change. The month is filled with a variety of events in celebration of women's history. A special feature this month is the new space grand opening for the Center. [more]
BioHonors program offers unique opportunities for students February 22, 2012 BioHonors program offers unique opportunities for students [more]
UMass Dartmouth announces scholarships to study in Lisbon, European "City of the Year" February 21, 2012 $30,000 gift from Elisia and Mark Saab will help up to 30 students to study at UMass in Lisbon [more]
$150,000 donation to UMass Dartmouth College of Nursing to support cutting-edge training program February 17, 2012 Region's only virtual hospital and lifelike mannequins deliver "as real as it gets" training [more]
UMass Dartmouth partners with Zipcar to offer car sharing on campus February 01, 2012 First-on-SouthCoast program to add convenient, cost-effective and environmentally-friendly alternative to owning a car [more]
Umass Dartmouth Announces Black History Month Events January 27, 2012 Month-long schedule of events honors African-Americans, focus on unique contributions of black women and black history on SouthCoast [more]
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Police Department Awarded "Certification" Status January 26, 2012 On January 26, 2012, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Police Department was 53rd in the state to receive state Certification from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission and is one of only four universities in the state to be certified by the Commission. [more]
National Panel Issues Final Peer Review of Massachusetts Estuaries Project Science January 12, 2012 Report by national experts endorses model used by UMass Dartmouth School of Marine Science and Technology team [more]
UMass Dartmouth swears in three new police officers January 12, 2012 Dartmouth native and two New Bedford natives join University's Department of Public Safety [more]
UMass Music Department to host vocal Pedagogy Conference January 20-22 January 05, 2012 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Music Department will host the 5th annual Contemporary Commercial Music Vocal Pedagogy Conference, January 20-22, at the Star Store campus 715 Purchase Street, New Bedford, MA. The weekend features New York voice specialist Jeannette LoVetri and her method Somatic Voicework(TM), a singing technique utilized by many famous performers of commercial music styles.   [more]
Renowned educator, anthropologist Johnnetta Cole to speak at UMass Dartmouth's 10th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast February 3 December 28, 2011 Johnnetta Cole, the first African-American woman to head the nation's foremost college for African-American women, will be the featured speaker at UMass Dartmouth's 10th annual MLK breakfast on February 3 at 8:30 a.m. at the University's Woodland Commons [more]
UMass Dartmouth creates pioneering Portuguese Studies Program in Lisbon, the "European City of Year" December 22, 2011 UMass in Lisbon will be only U.S. program of its kind in Portugal, place UMass faculty oversees and offer program at no additional cost [more]
UMass Dartmouth professor honored by Congress for "job well done" December 21, 2011 Mechanical Engineering's Peter Friedman praised for service as Congressional Fellow [more]
UMass Board of Trustees approves SMAST land transfer December 14, 2011 Action paves way for major marine science expansion in New Bedford [more]
UMass Biology major wins undergraduate competition at BioNES conference December 13, 2011 Biology New England South Discuss Regional Research Programs [more]
UMass School of Law Dartmouth Open House is January 25 December 12, 2011 The UMass School of Law Dartmouth open house is on January 25(snow date Feb 1) from 6:30 p.m-8:30 p.m. The Law School campus is located at 333 Faunce Corner Road, North Dartmouth. [more]
UMass Dartmouth announces partnership with University of Sao Paulo December 06, 2011 The UMass Dartmouth School of Marine Science and Technology (SMAST) and the University of Sao Paulo Institute of Oceanography (IOUSP) today signed an agreement creating dual PhD degrees in Oceanography and Marine Sciences. The signing ceremony was held during Governor Deval Patrick's trade mission to Brazil. [more]
UMass Dartmouth College of Engineering programs earn accreditation renewal November 29, 2011 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has received its re-accreditation for its degree programs in Civil, Computer, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc.   [more]
Alumni honored for achievement and service November 11, 2011 James Karam, '71; Margaret Xifaras,'78; Gregory Tapis, '04; Michael Knodler, '99; Donald Burton '97; Christopher Markey, JD '94; Alicia Brown, JD '11; Dr. Brian Howes receive awards. [more]
UMass Dartmouth chosen for innovative U.S.-Brazil academic exchange November 09, 2011 One of 18 U.S. colleges and universities chosen by the Institute of International Education for the 2012 Brazil initiative. [more]
University of Massachusetts launches UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Search November 03, 2011 Seeking successor to Chancellor MacCormack [more]
Strong showing by first UMass Law bar exam takers October 30, 2011 More than three quarters of inaugural group of UMass Law graduates to take the Massachusetts bar exam passed on the first attempt,. [more]
Interim Dean Appointed To Lead UMass Law October 28, 2011 UMass School of Law Associate Dean and Professor Michael G. Hillinger has been appointed Interim Dean by UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack. [more]
UMass Dartmouth researcher: Carbon emissions and nutrient run-off creates a "double whammy" that may endanger coastal fishery habitats October 26, 2011 Study published in Nature Geosciences journal shows atmospheric carbon dioxide, combined with river nitrogen outflows may lead to deteriorating conditions for ocean wildlife near coastlines [more]
State Board Approves New Doctoral Program in Engineering and Applied Science at UMass Dartmouth October 21, 2011 The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education has approved a new doctoral program in engineering and applied science (EAS) at UMass Dartmouth, and university officials say they will admit the first students to the program in spring 2012. [more]
Campus Status October 17, 2011 This page is reserved for providing information related to the status of the campus in cases of emergency of severe weather. [more]
Regional Manufacturing Consortium Launched October 04, 2011 Based at UMass Dartmouth Advanced Technology Manufacturing Center, the goal is to increase degreed workforce [more]
UMass Dartmouth awarded $3.5 million by National Science Foundation to improve science and math education October 03, 2011 Grants awarded to Center for University, School, and Community Partnerships  and Kaput Center for Research and Innovation in STEM Education will focus on teacher development and improving teaching strategies in New Bedford, Fall River, and Wareham [more]
UMass Dartmouth professor's Afghanistan field manual for U.S. soldiers goes public on 10-year anniversary of America's longest war October 03, 2011 Dr. Brian Glyn Williams' "Afghanistan Declassified," issued to thousands of troops as they embarked for Central Asia, offers comprehensive guide to the history and culture of a strife-torn land; includes new chapter on Bin Laden's demise [more]
South Africa freedom celebrated through Oct. 14 September 29, 2011 Discussion of post-apartheid South Africa enlivened by exhibit, including a life-like replica of Nelson Mandela's prison cell. [more]
Umass Dartmouth Calls For Nominations For 2012 Drum Major Award In Honor Of Martin Luther King Jr. September 22, 2011 UMass Dartmouth is now accepting nominations for its 10th Annual Drum Major Award to memorialize the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Nominations must be received on or before Friday, November 4, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. [more]
2011 SMAST Scallop Video Survey September 20, 2011 On Tuesday evening (8/16/11) the F/V Edgartown returned to New Bedford from surveying the central historic scallop fishing grounds in the Gulf of Maine (Platt's Bank, Fippennies, Cashes and Jefferies Ledges) marking the completion of the 2011 cooperative SMAST-Industry scallop video survey. [more]
Hero of South Africa anti-apartheid movement at UMass Dartmouth Sept. 26 September 19, 2011 Panel discussion to coincide with Kathrada Exhibition depicting life and work of Mandela prison mate and confidante [more]
Umass Dartmouth Ranked #1 Public Regional University In New England By U.S. News & World Report September 16, 2011 College of Engineering undergraduate program listed among best in the nation [more]
The Schooner Ernestina's history to be preserved by UMass Dartmouth September 15, 2011 Records, photos, and films documenting fishing, immigration and scientific voyages to be donated to Claire T. Carney Library Archives and Special Collections by the Schooner Ernestina Commission [more]
UMass Dartmouth to Observe Constitution Day at UMass Law School September 19 September 15, 2011 UMass Dartmouth will host a panel discussion on "Reading the Constitution: Rights, Liberties, Freedoms, Politics," in observance of Constitution Day.  The event is 3-5pm, Monday, September 19, at the UMass Law School moot courtroom, at 333 Faunce Corner Road, Dartmouth. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Library Associates host Heirloom Discovery Day on October 2 September 15, 2011 The Claire T. Carney Library Associates are hosting an Heirloom Discovery Day at UMass Dartmouth School of Law, 333 Faunce Corner Road, Dartmouth, MA. The event will be Sunday, October 2 at 1:30-3:30 p.m. in the 1st floor of the law school library in the Larkin Moot Court Room. [more]
Chancellor MacCormack calls for renewal of public higher education covenant September 15, 2011 Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack delivered the following remarks to the faculty and staff at the annual Convocation breakfast for faculty and staff on September 6. In her remarks she announced her retirement at the end of the academic year and called for a rebuilding of the public commitment to higher education. [more]
New Bedford Clemente Course in the Humanities, offering free college classes for low-income adults September 07, 2011 The New Bedford Clemente Course in the Humanities is now accepting applications for the upcoming 2011-2012 school year. Classes begin on September 15. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack announces retirement September 06, 2011 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack announced today that she will retire from the University at the end of this academic year. [more]
UMass Dartmouth unveils new student dining experience September 02, 2011 Key ingredients: flexibility and sustainability [more]
New student dining experience to be unveiled Sept. 2 August 31, 2011 UMass Dartmouth will unveil a new student dining experience, including a $1.6 million transformation of its resident dining hall on Friday, Sept. 2, at 3 p.m., just days before thousands of students descend on campus for the 2011-2012 academic year. [more]
Campus prepares for arrival of students August 31, 2011 Thousands of students will be returning to UMass Dartmouth, beginning this weekend, and will find a campus undergoing a physical and technological transformation designed to better connect students to each other, their faculty, and campus services while also advancing the University's sustainability mission. [more]
Storm Update August 25, 2011 Please return to this page throughout the day for updates related to Hurricane Irene. [more]
Mass. Life Sciences Center/UMass Dartmouth highlight area life science student interns August 19, 2011 UMass Dartmouth and the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center highlighted the work of Massachusetts student interns and the companies they have been working with this summer. [more]
UMass Dartmouth-based Marine Renewable Energy Center conducts first in-ocean technology test in Massachusetts August 15, 2011 Plans for UMass-managed offshore test site to be outlined [more]
New Editor-in-Chief of Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies August 04, 2011 Starting this month, Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies will have a new editor-in-chief, João Cezar de Castro Rocha [more]
Publication of Move Over, Scopes and Other Writings by Julian Silva July 14, 2011 Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth and the University Press of New England (UPNE) announce the publication of Move Over, Scopes and Other Writings by Julian Silva. [more]
Sean D. Duarte Scholarship will support UMass Dartmouth civil engineering students using their education to help others July 06, 2011 Taunton native graduated in 2004 planned to bring math and science excitement into southeastern Massachusetts classrooms prior to passing away last September [more]
Sean D. Duarte Scholarship will support UMass Dartmouth civil engineering students using their education to help others July 06, 2011 Taunton native graduated in 2004 planned to bring math and science excitement into southeastern Massachusetts classrooms prior to passing away last September [more]
UMD Portuguese Summer Program receives $10,000 FLAD grant July 05, 2011 July 1, 2011 -- Dartmouth, MA. The UMass Dartmouth Summer Program in Portuguese, now in its 18th year, has received a number of prestigious grants from both Portugal and the local Portuguese-American community for its yearly calendar of lectures and other cultural activities. [more]
UMass Dartmouth professors urge return to traditional reading to excite students about learning June 23, 2011 New book argues that online culture damages students' ability to achieve understanding, wisdom, and judgment [more]
UMass Dartmouth to support Freetown-Lakeville Regional School District educators through grant from Edith Glick Shoolman Children's Foundation June 16, 2011 Focus will be on improving early literacy instruction and student achievement at the K-3 levels. Model based on teaching of medicine.    [more]
Bristol County Savings Bank Freedom Festival at UMass Dartmouth July 1 June 14, 2011 The Bristol County Savings Bank Freedom Festival at UMass Dartmouth, featuring Santa Mamba, Entrain, New Bedford Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet and fireworks is July 1. [more]
Campus status June 01, 2011 All UMass Dartmouth sites will be open as usual on Thursday, June 2. [more]
Net Impact UMass Dartmouth chapter earns highest global honors May 26, 2011 NORTH DARTMOUTH --The Net Impact UMass Dartmouth chapter at the Charlton College of Business was awarded the highest distinction of Gold Chapter in the international Net Impact. [more]
UMass Dartmouth awards 1,589 undergraduate degrees May 22, 2011 UMass President advises graduates, "Never give up. Never give in." [more]
First 53 UMass Law Graduates Conferred Degrees May 21, 2011 Supreme Judical Court Chief Justice Roderick Ireland urges 483 graduate students to "reach out and reach back" to those less fortunate [more]
Commencement 2011 Updates May 20, 2011 Please return to this page for the latest bulletins related to Commencement 2011. [more]
Watch commencement on your mobile device May 19, 2011 The live video feed from May 21-22 Commencement Exercises will be available through UMassD Mobile at umassd.edu. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate And Graduate Commencement Details May 19, 2011 The graduate ceremony, including the conferral of 483 Masters, Juris Doctor, and Doctoral degrees will be Saturday, May 21 at 2:30 p.m. A ceremony honoring the history-making first 50 graduates of the UMass School of Law -- Dartmouth will be held Saturday, May 21 at 10 a.m. at the law school, 333 Faunce Corner Road, Dartmouth. The undergraduate ceremony, including the conferring of 1,589 Bachelors Degrees, will be Sunday, May 22 at 10:15 a.m. [more]
UMass Dartmouth receives national recognition for community service May 18, 2011 One of 15 campuses in New England and one of 7 in Massachusetts named "with distinction" to President's Honor Roll [more]
Public Policy student among the Massachusetts "29 Who Shine" May 13, 2011 Full details on the "29 Who Shine" can be found at www.mass.edu. [more]
First UMass Law class to graduate May 10, 2011 History-making first School of Law degrees to be awarded on May 21. [more]
Green Light for Girls  in Science Day at UMass Dartmouth is June 11 April 27, 2011 Registration is now open for the June 11 greenlight for girls Day at UMass Dartmouth, a free event to to encourage 11 to 15 year old girls to take up careers in science, technology, engineering and math, by emphasizing the link between science and fun. The event will take place on Saturday, June 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the university's main campus. [more]
Cape Cod NAACP Names UMass Dartmouth Professor  As Their "Educator of the Year" April 27, 2011 Annual Unsung Heroes Award Ceremony Recognized The Career Achievements of A Mashpee Artist & Arts Educator. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Opera Workshop Performance May 11 April 27, 2011 An Evening Of Opera Scenes And Arias [more]
UMass Dartmouth Vocal Jazz Ensemble Concert is May 9 April 27, 2011 The UMass Dartmouth Vocal Jazz Ensemble Concert is Monday, May 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Choirs In Concert May 5 April 27, 2011 The choirs of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will perform in concert on Thursday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Percussion Ensembles Concert is May 2 April 27, 2011 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Department of Music presents a performance of the UMass Dartmouth Percussion Ensemble and Steel Drum Band on May 2 at 7:00 PM. [more]
Open House at UMass Dartmouth Observatory on April 30 April 27, 2011 The UMass Dartmouth Observatory and the Astronomical Society of Southern New England (ASSNE) invite the general public to a free night-sky viewing session on Saturday, April 30, at 8:30 p.m. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Kekeli African Drum and Dance ensemble in concert May 3 April 27, 2011 Featuring African drum, dance, and song [more]
UMass Dartmouth Choirs Concert at St. Anthony of Padua Parish is May 1 April 27, 2011 The UMass Dartmouth choirs will perform in concert on Sunday, May 1 at 3 p.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Parish, 1359 Acushnet Avenue, New Bedford, MA. [more]
New dining services firm chosen for campus April 22, 2011 Chartwells chosen based on student, faculty and staff feedback seeking greater choice and flexibility [more]
Poll finds widespread satisfaction with Bay State public schools but concerns about teacher quality and school safety issues April 21, 2011 Significant numbers are ambivalent about education reform and high stakes testing policies and are concerned about the role of unions and politics in K-12 Education [more]
Economic Anxiety Remains High for Bay State Households April 20, 2011 Jobs, the cost of health care and the affordability of higher education top the list of policy concerns in the Commonwealth according to the inaugural UMass Dartmouth Public Policy Poll [more]
UMass Dartmouth announces 2011 commencement speakers and honorees April 19, 2011 UMass President Jack Wilson and Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Roderick Ireland to deliver keynotes; New Bedford Symphony Conductor David MacKenzie, late dean Richard Ward, SMAST Dean John Farrington and sustainability innovator Janine Benyus also to be honored. [more]
UMass Dartmouth announces 2011 commencement speakers and honorees April 19, 2011 UMass President Jack Wilson and Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Roderick Ireland to deliver keynotes; New Bedford Symphony Conductor David MacKenzie, late dean Richard Ward, SMAST Dean John Farrington and sustainability innovator Janine Benyus also to be honored. [more]
When Humanity Fails will Exhibit at UMass Dartmouth Woodland Commons April 28- May 5 April 19, 2011 The event will be held at UMass Dartmouth Woodland Commons, 285 Old Westport Rd. North Dartmouth, Ma. The opening reception is April 28, 4:30-6 p.m. parking is in lot 7A. Shuttle service will be available at 4 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. The Woodland Commons is open weekdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on the weekend noon-8 p.m. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Wind Ensemble Spring Concert is April 26 April 19, 2011 The UMass Dartmouth Wind Ensemble Spring Concert is April 26 at 7:30 P.M. The concert, held in the UMass Dartmouth Main Auditorium at 285 Old Westport Rd, is free. [more]
Javanese Gamelan Music featured at UMass Dartmouth April 27 April 19, 2011 A concert of Indonesian music is at College of Visual and Performing Arts building, room 104, 285 Old Westport Road North Dartmouth on April 27 at 7:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. [more]
"Strengthening forensic science" discussion at UMass Law April 23 April 19, 2011 The Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the UMass School of Law will present a discussion of the use of forensic evidence at trial at the law school campus at 333 Faunce Corner in North Dartmouth on April 23rd from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. [more]
Umass Dartmouth Peer Health Educators Named "Outstanding Peer Education Group" In New England April 15, 2011 Kelly Ann Boehm (Nursing '10) Named "Outstanding Alumnus" [more]
UMass Dartmouth students organize dodgeball fundraiser for Children's Museum of Greater Fall River April 14, 2011 A UMass Dartmouth sports marketing class group assignment to hold a non-profit fundraiser has produced a community effort to raise money to benefit the Children's Museum of Greater Fall River. The event will have teams of all ages from the community playing dodgeball on April 30 at BMC Durfee High School. [more]
UMass Dartmouth begins deployment of East Coast's first University-based long-range mobile wireless broadband (WiMAX) network April 13, 2011 Initiative made possible by partnership with Northern Michigan University will make wireless connectivity available to UMass Dartmouth students, faculty and staff across campus and within two miles of the campus bell tower. [more]
UMass Dartmouth professor helps ID stock market crash  signal April 12, 2011 Charlton College of Business' Dan Braha part of team that offers framework for early warning system so policy makers can mitigate the economic damage. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Improvisation and Jazz ensembles in concert April 19 April 08, 2011 The UMass Dartmouth Improvisation Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble will appear in concert April 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall (Room 153) of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth College of Visual and Performing Arts Building, 285 Old Westport Road, North Dartmouth, MA. [more]
UMass Dartmouth alumnus, Acushnet native to discuss history-making  archaeological discovery April 13 April 07, 2011 Dr. Bruce Bachand's uncovering of the oldest known pyramid tomb in Mesoamerica has generated international attention [more]
Role of youth in Middle East change April 01, 2011 A Conversation with Sherif El-Wakil [more]
Theatre Company to present Jekyll and Hyde April 14-17 April 01, 2011 The UMass Dartmouth Theatre Company will present Jekyll & Hyde at the Main Auditorium April 14 - 17. [more]
Student Government Elections March 31 through April 8 March 30, 2011 For more information, please contact senate@umassd.edu or stop by our office or visit UMass Dartmouth SGA on Facebook. [more]
UMass Dartmouth alumni association sponsors Take Me Out to the Ball Game on Friday April 8 at the Waterfront Grill March 28, 2011 The take me out to the ballgame event is April 8 at the Waterfront Grille, 36 Homers Wharf, New Bedford, first pitch is 2:05 p.m. Admission is $10 per person in advance; $12 per person at the door. Admission includes two beverage tickets and two food tickets. Proceeds from this event will support the Alumni Scholarship Fund. [more]
UMass Dartmouth faculty leveraging technology to enhance learning March 25, 2011 April 1 forum to feature "Educating the Net Generation" author [more]
UMass Dartmouth announces the 2011 Robert S. Karam Scholars March 23, 2011 The following University of Massachusetts students have been awarded the 2011 Robert S. Karam Scholarship, made possible by a major donation from Fall River business leader Robert Karam, a 1967 graduate of UMass Dartmouth and a former chairman of the UMass Board of Trustees. [more]
Dr. Heward will speak on March 30 at UMass Dartmouth about improving education of students with Autism Spectrum disorders March 21, 2011 UMD, the Evergreen Center and Beacon present Applied Behavior Analysis speaker series on March 30.Guest speaker is Dr. Heward, Professor Emeritus in the College of Education and Human Ecology at Ohio State University [more]
Pulitzer Prize winner to speak at Women's Resource Center/Women's Studies fundraiser March 29 March 17, 2011 Susan Faludi, former Wall Street Journal writer and author of Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man, will keynote event. [more]
Global reputation survey ranks UMass as the 19th highest-rated university in the world March 15, 2011 University of Massachusetts President Jack M. Wilson today said the new Times of London survey that ranks the University of Massachusetts as the 19th best university in the world based on reputation for teaching and research, "confirms that the academic and research programs of the University of Massachusetts are being recognized for their cutting-edge excellence and quality." [more]
UMass Dartmouth announces the 2011 Esposito Visiting Faculty Fellow March 11, 2011 Mary Jo Bona, noted author and editor of works on Italian American women writers, will present the Esposito Visiting Faculty Fellow lecture March 24, 4 - 6 p.m. in the Foster Administration Building, Room 333.   [more]
Judith Klein Art Gallery will host UMass Dartmouth Student exhibitions March 10, 2011 Judith Klein Art Gallery is showcasing an exhibition of work by selected UMass Dartmouth graduate students living and studying in New Bedford. Opening Reception is March 19. [more]
Umass Law Open House March 26 March 07, 2011 The UMass School of Law will host an open house for prospective students on March 26 at 10 a.m. [more]
UMass Dartmouth to move ahead with wind turbine March 04, 2011 Project will be one part of comprehensive effort to reduce energy costs and shrink the campus carbon footprint [more]
UMass Dartmouth Observatory Open House is March 5 February 28, 2011 The UMass Dartmouth Observatory staff and the Astronomical Society of Southern New England (ASSNE) invite the public to a FREE night-sky viewing sessions on the following dates: March 5, 2011, 7 p.m. April 2, 2011, 8 p.m. April 30, 2011, 8:30 p.m. Viewing will take place through the Observatory's 16-inch telescope and other telescopes operated by ASSNE members. [more]
UMass Dartmouth events in March to celebrate Women's History Month February 28, 2011 This year's Women's History Month entitled, Knowing our History, Knowing Ourselves, include events with informative speakers, writers, films and activities. [more]
Sonia Sanchez is a special guest on the UMass Dartmouth Campus on February 28 and March 1 February 25, 2011 February 28: 7p.m.: In closing the Black History Month events, renowned author and poet Sonia Sanchez will give a keynote address and book signing. Books will be available for signing in the auditorium foyer at the end of the event. On March 1, 2 p.m.: Opening kick-off for Women's History Month Sonia Sanchez will give a poetry reading and hold a writing workshop. The public is invited to these free events in the UMass Dartmouth main auditorium at the Dartmouth Campus, 285 Old Westport Road, North Dartmouth. Parking is in lots 5 and 7. [more]
Students break world snowball record February 25, 2011 Team rolls 23 foot-plus ice sphere. [more]
UMass Dartmouth's Celebrates International Women's Day with Author Minrose Gwin on March 8 February 23, 2011 Minrose Gwin, author of The Queen of Palmyra, will be reading and discussing her novel as the keynote speaker for International Women's Day at UMass Dartmouth on March 8th from 12:30-2:30pm in Woodland Commons.   [more]
UMass Dartmouth and Alliance Plus begin partnership with signing ceremony March 1 February 23, 2011 UMass Dartmouth, through its Division of Professional and Continuing Education (PCE) and the Charlton College of Business, will establish an educational collaborative partnership with Alliance Plus at a formal signing ceremony on March 1 at UMass Dartmouth. This Partnership will serve the telecommunication industry, both in Massachusetts and throughout the United States. [more]
University of Massachusetts Endowment Surpasses $500 Million February 23, 2011 Fund grew by 23 percent in Fiscal Year 2010 [more]
UMass Dartmouth Professors Map the Global Digital Divide February 18, 2011 18 countries now outperform the U.S. according to study [more]
UMass Dartmouth begins Women's History Month with poet Sonia Sanchez March 1 February 16, 2011 Sonia Sanchez--African American poet, playwright, activist and scholar--will offer a poetry reading followed by a writing workshop and a book signing to kick off Women's History Month at UMass Dartmouth. This free event is March 1 at 2 p.m. in the main auditorium on the main campus of UMass Dartmouth at 285 Old Westport Rd., North Dartmouth. Parking is in lot 5. [more]
The UMass Dartmouth's Women's Resource Center to present a production of Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues on February 18 and 19 February 11, 2011 The two performances of The Vagina Monologues held at the UMass Dartmouth Main Auditorium on February 18 and 19 at 8 p.m. are part of the V-Day global movement to increase awareness about worldwide violence against women and girls. The program is meant to generate attention and provide funds to create and nurture innovative programs to stop the violence. [more]
Study: Going green promotes employee job satisfaction February 10, 2011 UMass Dartmouth Charlton College of Business research indicates environmental performance is more likely than financial performance to improve employee morale [more]
UMass Dartmouth College of Visual And Performing Arts Business of Art Series begins Feb 23 February 07, 2011 The lectures are at the UMass Dartmouth College Visual and Performing Arts Star Store Campus, 715 Purchase Street, New Bedford, MA, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. The series is open to artists, designers, students, faculty, and interested parties who wish to obtain knowledge and learn techniques to navigate their career in the world of art.  All lectures are free of charge and open to the public. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Claire T. Carney Library Associates will host the annual Literary Brunch March 20 February 07, 2011 The Literary Brunch at the UMass Dartmouth Campus Center March 20, hosted by UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Professor Emeritus Mel Yoken will feature the insights of four successful contemporary authors and the process each writer uses to create award-winning and powerful literature. Sponsored by the Claire T. Carney Library Associates and the Buzzards Bay Writing Project, the event is from 10:30 a.m. -- 1 p.m. and includes a light buffet of fruits and pastries. Tickets are $ 25 [more]
New Bedford Art Museum winter exhibit to feature UMD artists and curators February 03, 2011 UMass Dartmouth alumni and faculty will play major roles in the New Bedford Art Museum's upcoming winter exhibits that will run from Feb. 9 through May 22. The New Bedford Art Museum is located at 608 Pleasant Street, New Bedford. [more]
Weather Update February 01, 2011 Updated Wednesday, February 2, 2011 -- 8 p.m. [more]
Public policy professor named to statewide economic panel January 31, 2011 Dr. Michael Goodman will serve on the Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM) Board of Economic Advisors. [more]
Patrick-Murray Administration advances UMass Dartmouth bio-manufacturing center in Fall River January 28, 2011 Facility will anchor bio-park, provide education, training, research and testing facilities for emerging companies, faculty and students [more]
UMass Dartmouth Professor Joins AIM's Board of Economic Advisors January 28, 2011 Dr. Michael Goodman, chair of the Department of Public Policy at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, has accepted an invitation to serve on the Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM) Board of Economic Advisors. [more]
Inc. 500 Continue to Embrace Social Media and Add New Tools According to 4th Annual Benchmarking Study January 25, 2011 Eighty-three percent of these companies are active with Facebook, Twitter, Blogging or other social media platforms. [more]
SouthCoast education advocate and university community service leader to be honored at UMass Dartmouth MLK breakfast Jan. 28 at 8:30 a.m. at the Woodland Commons on the main campus. January 24, 2011 Lee Blake and Deirdre Healy are 2011 'drum majors for justice." Former UN Ambassador Andrew Young to deliver keynote [more]
UMass Dartmouth Black History Month Events during February January 19, 2011 UMass Dartmouth will celebrate Black History Month in February with events coordinated by the staff at the Frederick Douglass Unity House. The events listed below are open to the public and free unless otherwise indicated. [more]
New UMass system president named January 14, 2011 Towson University President Robert L. Caret will succeed retiring UMass President Jack M. Wilson. Chancellor MacCormack praises Dr. Caret as a "distinguished and dynamic leader." [more]
A "most inspirational" project January 12, 2011 Eric Holmes (Physics '10) wins scholarship to Germany exchange program [more]
UMass Dartmouth announces new dean for School for Marine Science and Technology January 05, 2011 Dr. Steven Lohrenz of the University of Southern Mississippi chosen to build on SMAST success in fisheries, ocean modeling, coastal preservation, marine renewable energy and other fields critical to the region, Commonwealth and nation [more]
New Graduate World Class Certificate In Sustainable Development At Umass Dartmouth January 05, 2011 Starting January 24, 2011, UMass Dartmouth is going live with an online Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Development. [more]
Former UN Ambassador and Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young to speak at UMass Dartmouth's 9th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast January 28 December 16, 2010 Former UN Ambassador Andrew Young, who stood side by side with Martin Luther King Jr. in the civil rights struggles of the 1960s, will be the featured speaker at UMass Dartmouth's 9th annual MLK breakfast on January 28 at 8:30 a.m. at the University's Woodland Commons. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Public Policy Professor and online graduate student collaborate to publish peer-reviewed article December 14, 2010 Focus of research is environmental and social costs of international shipping industry [more]
NEH grant of $190, 470 awarded to UMass Dartmouth Professor Gerard M. Koot December 10, 2010 Professor Gerard M. Koot to direct a Summer Seminar for School Teachers on the Dutch Republic and Britain during the summer of 2011 [more]
UMass Dartmouth Prof. Howard E. Michel Elected 2011 IEEE Vice President,  Member and Geographic Activities December 09, 2010 Term Includes a Position on the Board of Directors [more]
UMass Dartmouth moves to improve K-12 education by empowering school leaders and policy-makers December 09, 2010 New graduate and doctoral education programs approved by the Board of Higher Education are designed to help schools and students succeed in a rapidly changing world [more]
10 years of volunteer water sampling helps preserve Cape Cod ponds December 07, 2010 Citizen-based effort backed by UMass Dartmouth School for Marine Science and Technology [more]
A Concert Of African Drumming, Dance & Song With The Umass Dartmouth Kekeli African Drum And Dance Ensemble On December 11 December 02, 2010 A concert of African dance, drumming and song directed by world renowned artist Kwabena Boateng will be presented by the UMass Dartmouth Kekeli African Drum and Dance Ensemble on Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 7:30 pm. in the Main Auditorium [more]
UMass Dartmouth Professional Writing Graduate Program Open House Dec 13 November 30, 2010 An open house showcasing the UMass Dartmouth Graduate Professional Writing program is planned for December 13, 5-7 p.m. at the Claire T. Carney Library. [more]
UMass President Honors UMass Dartmouth Professor for Public Service November 29, 2010 Dr. Marguerite Zarrillo, traffic management engineer, honored along with Amherst, Boston, Lowell and Worcester faculty [more]
Choirs, ensembles and vocalists from UMass Dartmouth Music Department will perform several free concerts over the next few weeks starting November 30 November 24, 2010 The UMass Dartmouth music department will present free concerts at UMass Dartmouth and at other local locations in the coming weeks. Choirs, vocalists, wind and jazz ensembles will perform holiday music and a variety of other selections.   [more]
Energy expert Richard Heinberg at UMass Dartmouth to speak on renewable energy and sustainability December 7 November 24, 2010 Richard Heinberg will speak at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 285 Old Westport Road, North Dartmouth MA at the Woodland Commons Building on December 7 at 6:30p.m. [more]
Travels through France with a Lucky Duck November 17, 2010 UMass Boivin Center Presents traveler Margo Moore on December 6 [more]
Media and Music Lifelines November 17, 2010 A song prelude by Sharen Robertson and literary agent Henry Holmes to speak at the Claire T. Carney Library Associates hosted event December 5, 2010 [more]
Campus wind turbine closer to reality November 14, 2010 Newest component of campus sustainability effort would save approximately $125,000 per year and significantly reduce the carbon footprint of the campus while providing learning and research opportunities [more]
Umass Dartmouth Announces Open Houses Nov. 13 And 14 November 05, 2010 UMass Dartmouth will hold open houses on Saturday, November 13 and Sunday, November 14, offering prospective students and their parents an opportunity to explore the University's program offerings, admissions requirements, financial aid, housing, athletics, student activities, and more. [more]
UMass Kaput Center to host a Roundtable about Massachusetts STEM Initiative & Common Core Standards November 3 at UMass Dartmouth Main Campus November 01, 2010 Kaput Center for Research and Innovation in STEM Education K-20 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Partnership will host a roundtable discussion entitled, Roundtable: Reactions and Reflections to MA STEM Initiative & Common Core Standards. The event is November 3 from 4-6 p.m. at Woodland Commons, UMass Dartmouth, 285 Old Westport Rd., North Dartmouth. Refreshments begin at 3.30 p.m. Participation is free. Register by internet [more]
Textiles manufacturing partnership agreement announced by UMass Dartmouth and Natick Soldier Systems Center October 28, 2010 Initiative designed to leverage UMass technology to develop private sector products and produce jobs [more]
Congressmen Delahunt, Frank, And McGovern Join State And UMass Officials To Announce Marine Renewable Energy Initiative October 27, 2010 Federal, state and University of Massachusetts Dartmouth officials today announced plans to develop a 300 square mile marine renewable energy technology test bed in ocean waters just south of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. [more]
Secretary of Housing and Economic Development to host roundtable discussion on textile industry competitiveness October 25 October 22, 2010 Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Greg Bialecki will host a roundtable discussion with leaders from the textile industry, academia and the Natick Soldier Systems Center on Monday, October 25, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the UMass Dartmouth Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center. [more]
Net Impact UMass Dartmouth honored for second year in a row October 13, 2010 NORTH DARTMOUTH --The Net Impact UMass Dartmouth chapter at the Charlton College of Business was awarded the distinction of Silver Chapter in the international Net Impact organization for the second year in a row [more]
Library of the Early Mind: A Documentary Film Exploring Children's Literature to be screened at UMass Dartmouth Oct. 20 October 12, 2010 The screening is on Oct. 20, from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. in the Main Auditorium and will be followed by a discussion with the film directors. UMass Dartmouth is located at 285 Old Westport Rd, North Dartmouth. [more]
Umass Dartmouth Calls For Nominations For 2011 Drum Major Award In Honor Of Martin Luther King Jr. October 07, 2010 UMass Dartmouth is now accepting nominations for its 9th Annual Drum Major Award to memorialize the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Nominations must be received on or before Friday, November 5, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. [more]
Author and Professional Speaker Marcus Engel presents  In the Blink of an Eye at Main Auditorium October 05, 2010 On Thursday, October 21st at 7 pm at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's Main Auditorium, Marcus Engel will present, In the Blink of an Eye, based on his own journey of recovery after being blinded and severely injured by a drunk driver. [more]
Buzzards Bay Whelk Study Underway October 05, 2010 Scientist to whelk fishermen: "Please throw back the marked ones ... for now." [more]
Boston Lyric Opera at UMD Oct. 6 October 01, 2010 Music Department faculty member Dr. Anton Belov will perform [more]
Umass Dartmouth Announces $170 Million Construction And Innovation Plan September 29, 2010 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced today that it is moving forward with a three-year $170 million capital plan to strengthen the SouthCoast region's innovation economy and create new learning and discovery opportunities for its students and faculty. [more]
East Timor President to visit UMass Dartmouth Sept. 27 September 21, 2010 José Ramos-Horta to introduce UMD book on Portugal-Asia Relations [more]
Candidates for governor to debate at UMD Sept. 30 September 21, 2010 Ticket, parking and media information now available. Please return to this page for updates. [more]
UMass Dartmouth CVPA Lecture Series will Feature Fred Ho Residency Sept 20-22 September 21, 2010 UMass Dartmouth College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) Lecture Series Residency featuring Fred Ho will be September 20-22. Fred Ho is an accomplished baritone saxophone player, composer, band leader, recording artist, sideman, community activist, guest lecturer, and much more. He has recorded many albums and is a published author.The following is a list of Fred Ho performances, lectures, and presentations available this week. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Retired Chemistry Professor Chang Ning (Carl) Wu to speak at the Claire T. Carney Library Associates hosted event November 7 September 21, 2010 Dr. Wu's talk entitled, Trails of a Falling Leaf, is November 7 at 2 p.m. at the UMass Dartmouth School of Law, 333 Faunce Corner Road, North Dartmouth.     [more]
Ruth Hartz, a hidden child during WWII in Southern France to speak at UMass Dartmouth on October 25 September 21, 2010 "An Afternoon with Ruth Hartz" is October 25 at 4:30 p.m. at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Claire T. Carney Library browsing area, 285 Old Westport Rd, North Dartmouth. Parking is available in parking lot 13. Admission is free. The event is sponsored by the Boivin Center for French Language and Culture and the Center for Jewish Culture. [more]
University of Massachusetts rated one of the best universities in the world September 17, 2010 Only New England public university to make "gold standard" list [more]
UMass Dartmouth Observatory Open House is September 18 September 14, 2010 The UMass Dartmouth Observatory will be open to the general public  during a free open house and night-sky viewing session at the campus Observatory on Saturday, September 18, 2010 at 7 p.m. [more]
Constitution Day panel to consider recent Supreme Court cases September 13, 2010 Panelists from UMass Dartmouth to discuss "The Good, the Bad, and Sometimes Ugly." [more]
Gulf Oil Symposium with John Perkins and Dr. John Farrington on September 15 September 07, 2010 Sustainability Experts to discuss aftermath of Gulf Spill during lunchtime panel at UMass Dartmouth. Wednesday, September 15 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the UMass Dartmouth Library browsing area. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Alumni & Family Weekend is September 24-26, 2010-Come and Join the Fun September 07, 2010 UMass Dartmouth Alumni & Family Weekend will be held Sept 24-26. Alumni, parents, students and families are welcome to enjoy campus activities over the weekend.  This is a great opportunity for alumni to reconnect with classmates and to enjoy the food, fun, games and entertainment planned for the event. [more]
UMass Dartmouth to host gubernatorial debate September 02, 2010 Political Science Prof. Shannon Jenkins to moderate Sept. 30 meeting of four candidates [more]
The Center for Indic Studies and the Indian Student Association of UMass Dartmouth present "Soulful Strings" Concert on September 11 September 02, 2010 A concert of sitar and tabla music will be held at UMass Dartmouth on September 11 in the Main Auditorium. The doors open at 5 p.m. the concert begins at 5:30 p.m.  Tickets will be available at the door, students with ID $5, faculty and staff $10 and general public $15. [more]
Hurrican Earl Update -- Friday, Sept. 3 -- 10:20 a.m. September 02, 2010 Please return to this page for updates and advisories related to Hurricane Earl. [more]
Campus ground spraying for mosquitoes on August 18 August 17, 2010 The following message was distributed to UMass Dartmouth faculty, staff, and students on August 17 at 10:45 a.m. [more]
EEE notice from Director of Health Services August 02, 2010 The following notice was distributed to faculty, staff and students of UMass Dartmouth on August 2 at 4 p.m. [more]
Fifth UMass Dartmouth professor wins prestigious Fulbright August 02, 2010 Dr. Maureen Hall Dr. will travel to India during the 2010-2011 academic year to conduct research on the Super Accelerated Learning Theory (SALT). [more]
The Boivin Center  to celebrate 25 years as a center with David Slavitt on Sept 27 July 30, 2010 The Boivin Center for French Language and Culture, celebrating its 25th Anniversary at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, proudly announces its first event of the fall program. This program will feature award-winning poet, translator, novelist, critic and journalist, David R. Slavitt onSeptember 27, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. in the Browsing Area of the Claire T. Carney Library. [more]
New health care program launched July 26, 2010 Health care professionals, with either an associate degree or certificate in an allied health field, may now complete a baccalaureate degree in Medical Laboratory Science acquiring knowledge, skills, and abilities in the areas of business methods, health care policy and people management. [more]
Marine scientists guide scallop boats away from at-risk flounder July 26, 2010 Goal is to protect the dwindling yellowtail flounder population without hurting the scallop fishermen. [more]
Professor featured at national press conference on textbook costs July 26, 2010 Charlton College of Business Professor D. Steven White was featured recently at a national press conference on the impact of a new federal law designed to control textbook costs. [more]
Online Master's in Public Policy unveiled July 15, 2010 Launch by UMassOnline Supports UMass Dartmouth's Growing Reputation for Commitment to Public Service, Including Two Prestigious Federal Honors. Faculty that developed and teach the on-campus Master's program to lead the online offering [more]
UMass Law receives first major private scholarship gift July 09, 2010 UMass Lowell Alumnus Charles Hoff ('66) pledges $210,000 for UMass graduates who want to attend UMass School of Law Dartmouth. Gift adds to Hoff Scholar Program which supports more than 150 students across the five UMass campuses. [more]
Wumd 89.3 Fm Restored To Full Power  --  Re-Launched With Broadcast Of July 2 Freedom Festival And New Programming June 23, 2010 UMass Dartmouth's radio station -- WUMD 89.3 FM -- has been restored to its full 10,000 watts of power following a 2008 flood that damaged its transmitter. Southeastern Massachusetts' only public radio station will celebrate its revival with a live broadcast of the July 2 UMass Dartmouth Freedom Festival, which will feature music by regional favorites Entrain (http://www.entrain.com/ ) and Santa Mamba (http://www.santamamba.com/ ),  as well as the region's most exciting fireworks display. [more]
CVPA Students, Alumni, and Faculty Earn National Recognition June 21, 2010 CVPA students, alumni and faculty enjoyed an award-winning year in a variety of artistic endeavors this year. [more]
Physics alum honored by President Obama for teaching excellence June 21, 2010 Jeffrey Schoonover ( BS Physics, '94; MS Physics '99), who teaches science at Portsmouth (RI) High School, has been selected by President Obama to receive the prestigious 2010 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. [more]
Engineering professor named congressional fellow June 21, 2010 UMass Dartmouth Mechanical Engineering Professor Peter Friedman will spend 2011 on Capitol Hill working on national energy policy issues under a congressional fellowship awarded by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Scientists Awarded $200,000 to Create Campus Super-Computer June 15, 2010 The National Science Foundation has awarded $200,000 to UMass Dartmouth to acquire a cutting-edge supercomputer to advance research across the campus. [more]
UMass Dartmouth to host Freedom Festival July 2 June 03, 2010 Family-oriented event to feature Santa Mamba, Entrain, and fireworks [more]
Massachusetts Secretary of Education Paul Reville Delivers Final Southern New England Law Commencement Address June 01, 2010 Calls on graduates to use their law school education to "advance social justice and reduce inequity in our society by improving our schools." [more]
Southern New England School of Law Celebrates Final Commencement May 29, 2010 UMass Law will be built on $23 million gift of SNESL assets; Graduates urged by Massachusetts Secretary of Education Paul Reville to advance the cause of educational equality across the Commonwealth and nation. [more]
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Will Test Sustainable Landscape Rating System May 27, 2010 The Sustainable Sites Initiative(TM) (SITES(TM)) announced the selection of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth as one of the first landscape locations to participate in a new program testing the nation's first rating system for green landscape design, construction and maintenance. SITES data will provide tools for those who influence land development and management practices and can address increasingly urgent global concerns such as climate change, loss of biodiversity, and resource depletion. [more]
Law School Enrollment Exceeds Expectations May 27, 2010 The first public law school in Massachusetts has exceeded the application and enrollment goals. [more]
Class of 2010 urged by East Timor president to consider the plight of poor nations May 23, 2010 President and Nobel Peace Laureate Jose Ramos-Horta urges 1,500 graduates to be "extraordinary unknown heroes'; honorary degrees also awarded to Fall River natives Gerald Mauretti, CEO of EY Technologies, and Julia Plotnick, retired U.S. Assistant Surgeon General [more]
350 UMass Dartmouth graduate students receive advanced degrees May 22, 2010 Retired U.S. Surgeon General challenges Class of 2010 to "take your careers global" [more]
UMass Dartmouth Professor Honored for Pro Bono Work by  Bristol County Bar Association and New Center for Legal Advocacy May 14, 2010 Public Policy professor and attorney Chad McGuire's "contribution of legal services to ensure access to justice for poor and low income residents" cited [more]
UMass Dartmouth Observatory Open House is May 15 May 12, 2010 The UMass Dartmouth Observatory and the Astronomical Society of Southern New England (ASSNE) are pleased to invite the general public to the last open house and night-sky viewing session this season. The Observatory open house is Saturday, May 15, at 8:30 p.m. Viewing will take place through the Observatory's 16-inch telescope and other telescopes operated by ASSNE members. [more]
Center for Civic Engagement at UMass Dartmouth Receives  Service Learning Leader Award from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education May 06, 2010 UMass Dartmouth recognized for expansion of Service Learning in the region and LEADS program in Fall River and New Bedford public school systems [more]
Four Professors Earn Fulbrights April 30, 2010 Will share knowledge with the world and return with enriched perspective for UMass Dartmouth students [more]
Nobel Prize-Winning East Timor President to Address Class of 2010 April 22, 2010 East Timor President and Nobel Peace Laureate Jose Ramos-Horta to keynote UMass Dartmouth's 110th Commencement May 23 Fall River-born nurse/global health leader Julia Plotnick and President of EY Technologies Gerald Mauretti to receive honorary degrees; Plotnick to deliver Graduate Commencement address May 22. [more]
Top international law scholar at UMass School of Law April 30 April 15, 2010 UConn Law Professor Mark Weston Janis will discuss the efficacy of the European Court of Human Rights at Strasbourg and international human rights law. [more]
2009 National Teacher of the Year, Anthony Mullen, will speak at UMass Dartmouth on May 20 April 06, 2010 The Anthony Mullen event at UMass Dartmouth will take place at Woodland Commons on May 20 at 4:00 p.m. Although the event is free, registration is required. Please RSVP by May 7th via email at cusp@umassd.edu  or phone (774) 929-3002. [more]
Cape Verdean Author Germano Almeida to speak at UMass Dartmouth April 06, 2010 "Literature and Identity: Reflections of a Cape Verdean Writer" by acclaimed author Germano Almeida. The lecture - free and open to the public - will be held in the Claire T. Carney Library Browsing Area (parking lot 13), on Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 2:00 PM. [more]
Weather Alert March 30, 2010 Please return to this page for weather-related updates. [more]
Annie Royer will perform at UMass Dartmouth on April 25 March 29, 2010 The Boivin Center for French Language and Culture at UMass Dartmouth is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a spectacular concert featuring the talented international cabaret jazz singer, Annie Royer with Les Garçons Musette.The concert will be held at the Visual and Performing Arts Auditorium at UMass Dartmouth on Sunday, April 25th at 2 PM [more]
UMass Dartmouth Earns Campus Tweet Recognition March 29, 2010 UMass Dartmouth has moved up to 11th place nationally on Campus Tweet, a website that provides college students, faculty, staff, and alumni with a single point of access to follow all Tweets generated by people affiliated with each campus. [more]
Carol Moseley Braun to visit UMass Dartmouth Campus April 15th March 23, 2010 The first and only female African-American Senator, Democratic presidential candidate, and former Ambassador to New Zealand, Carol Moseley Braun, will speak at UMass Dartmouth as part of a day-long visit April 15. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Coordinator of Health Education & Promotion  Named "Outstanding Advisor" in New England March 17, 2010 UMass Dartmouth Coordinator of Health Education and Promotion Beth-Anne Vieira, who leads campus efforts to train students to help their peers live healthy lives, was named "Outstanding Advisor" for the New England area at a recent annual meeting of the BACCHUS Network [more]
UMass Dartmouth Observatory open house on March 20 March 15, 2010 UMass Dartmouth Observatory open house on March 20 [more]
Governor visits law school March 10, 2010 Governor Deval Patrick meets with students and university officials today as part of a UMass School of Law celebration. [more]
UMass Dartmouth student-athletes set another  new record for academic achievement March 08, 2010 "Having a record number of student-athletes make the academic honors list is very gratifying and is an indication of a commitment to their education," said UMass Dartmouth Athletic Director Ian Day. "The athletes at UMass Dartmouth typify what the NCAA Division III student-athlete is all about." [more]
Public Comment on UMass Dartmouth Accreditation Invited March 05, 2010 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will undergo its regular 10-year comprehensive evaluation visit April 11-15 by a team representing the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The public is invited to submit comments regarding the institution. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Earns Place on Presidential Honor Roll for Community Service March 02, 2010 Campus receives highest federal recognition for commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement [more]
Economic Hit Man, John Perkins, to Appear at UMass Dartmouth March 1 February 26, 2010 John Perkins, New York Times bestselling author of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, will make an appearance at UMass Dartmouth on Monday, March 1. A renowned economist, philanthropist, and controversial author, John Perkins is promoting his latest book, Hoodwinked: An Economic Hit Man Reveals Why the World Financial Markets Imploded--And What We Need To Do To Remake Them. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Alum and New York playwright Adam Szymkowicz to Speak at UMass March 9 February 26, 2010 New York Playwright, Adam Szymkowicz, a 1999 UMass Dartmouth alumnus will speak at UMass Dartmouth on March 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Library Browsing Area at the UMass Dartmouth Campus, 285 Old Westport Road, Dartmouth, MA. [more]
Luso-American Foundation President Rui Machete To Lecture At Umass Darmouth March 4 February 26, 2010 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture announces a lecture, "Transatlantic Challenges in an Age of Global Transformations: Portugal-US Relations," by Rui Machete, President of the Luso-American Foundation, March 4, 2010 at 3 p.m. [more]
Study Abroad with the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Exchange Program In Hessen, Germany February 26, 2010 Hessen International exchange program is a 3-4 week summer program.  The application deadline is early March.  Students who have at least a 2.5 GPA are qualified. [more]
Campus power outage February 25, 2010 Old Westport Road automobile accident the cause. [more]
Open House at UMass Dartmouth Observatory is Feb 20 February 17, 2010 Free open house and night-sky viewing session at the campus Observatory on Saturday, February 20, 7-10 p.m. Viewing will take place through the Observatory's 16-inch telescope and other telescopes operated by ASSNE members. [more]
Weather Update February 09, 2010 The campus is open. Ring Road parking ban lifted. [more]
Black History Month 2010 February 05, 2010 It's Black History Month and UMass Dartmouth is ready to celebrate with events that range from cultural to historical. Events include speakers, films, read-ins, and much more! Black History Month gives people the opportunity to discover, learn, and celebrate African-American history and culture. [more]
"We did it!" -- Chancellor's announcement to campus of law school victory February 02, 2010 "An extraordinary day" in the life of UMass Dartmouth. [more]
Chancellor MacCormack welcomes SNESL to the UMass family February 02, 2010 Message the history of the law school and dedication of its students, faculty, staff and trustees [more]
Board of Higher Education approves law school February 02, 2010 History made. Justice advanced in unanimous vote [more]
UMass Dartmouth Marine Science Dean receives national honor February 01, 2010 Dr. Farrington was elected as an AAAS Fellow for his "distinguished contributions to the field of biogeochemistry and organic geochemistry of the oceans and for leadership in graduate education in oceanography." [more]
Law school seeks final approval Feb. 2 -- Webcast available February 01, 2010 The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education meets Feb. 2 to consider final approval of UMass Dartmouth's proposal to offer the state's first public law degree program. [more]
UMass Dartmouth student receives State Farm Good Neighbor Grant to support two middle school food pantries January 29, 2010 Dighton native creates innovative service program in Fall River schools [more]
Campus mobilizes to support Haiti UPDATE January 20, 2010 UMass Dartmouth students, faculty and staff are planning several events to build support for Haiti relief efforts and to support students affected by the earthquake. [more]
Award-winning television journalist Liz Walker to deliver MLK keynote address Jan. 29 -- LIVE WEB STREAM AVAILABLE January 16, 2010 Pastor Curtis Dias and People Acting in Community Endeavors (PACE) to be honored as "drum majors for justice" [more]
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Claire T. Carney Library Associates to host a Children's Authors Literary Brunch on March 7 at the Wamsutta Club in New Bedford. January 15, 2010 At the Children's Authors Literary Brunch on March 7 at the Wamsutta Club in New Bedford, four accomplished writers of children's literature will talk about their love and understanding of today's youth. [more]
UMass Dartmouth mobilizes support for Haiti January 14, 2010 Chancellor MacCormack issued the following message today to the UMass Dartmouth community which is mobilizing support for the earthquake-stricken nation of Haiti, and students, faculty and staff members concerned about friends and family affected by the tragedy. [more]
Weather Alert -- Parking Ban -- Additional Info December 19, 2009 A severe winter storm is expected to arrive on the SouthCoast on Saturday and continue into Sunday. Please return to this page throughout the day for updates. [more]
Noted Boston MD, Dr. James Burns, is guest speaker at 3rd annual UMass Dartmouth Voice Seminar January 22-24 December 18, 2009 On January 22-24, Boston Throat Specialist, Dr. James Burns, will be a guest faculty member at the 3rd annual Contemporary Commercial Music Seminar offered by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Music Department. [more]
Liz Walker to keynote MLK breakfast December 16, 2009 January 29 event will feature TV journalist/documentary creator/minister. [more]
WUMD to present  A Christmas Carol live Dec. 27 -- RESCHEDULED December 16, 2009 The live broadcast of A Christmas Carol, postponed due to last week's storm, has been rescheduled to Dec. 27 at 7 p.m. The show can be heard at 89.3 FM and online at www.893wumd.org. [more]
Final Exam Weather Plans December 15, 2009 Exams will be rescheduled to December 24 if cancelled due to weather [more]
Trustees approve law school December 11, 2009 UMass Board of Trustees makes history with approval of the UMass Dartmouth School of Law. Proposal still needs approval by state Board of Higher Education. [more]
CANCELLED: UMass Dartmouth Observatory open house, Dec. 19 December 08, 2009 NOTE: Due to the inclement weather forecast (winter storm advisory with snow), the Observatory public open house scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 19, has been cancelled. We will resume the Observatory public open houses in February 2010; schedule to be announced. [more]
U.S. Senate Forum Dec. 5 December 04, 2009 SouthCoast Alliance event will feature four Democratic candidates three days prior to primary; SMILES leader to moderate dialogue [more]
The UMass Dartmouth Kekeli African Drum and Dance Ensemble Concert is December 8 November 25, 2009 A concert of African dance, drumming, and song directed by world renowned artist Kwabena Boateng is Dec 8 at 7:30 p.m. Guest artists will include Abraham Kobena Adzenyah, Wes Brown, Scott Kessel, Abbie Chambers, Lauren Falabella, and Michael Ward. [more]
Javanese Gamelan Music Featured At UMass Dartmouth December 2 November 25, 2009 A concert of Indonesian music directed by world renowned composer I. M. Harjito is December 2 at 7:30 pm at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 285 Old Westport Road in the College of Visual and Performing Arts building, room 104. [more]
UMass Dartmouth presents A Winter Choral Concert on December 3. November 25, 2009 The Winter Choral Concert is December 3 at 7:30 pm in the Main Auditorium at UMass Dartmouth, 285 Old Westport Rd. Dartmouth MA. [more]
Social Media in the 2009 Inc. 500 November 20, 2009 The Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth recently conducted a new in-depth and statistically significant study on the usage of social media in fast-growing corporations. This new study revisits the Center's study of Inc. 500 social media usage for the third consecutive year, making it a valuable and rare longitudinal study of corporate use of these new technologies. [more]
Law Program Wins Committee Approval November 19, 2009 The Board of Trustees Committee on Academic and Student Affairs approved UMass Dartmouth's proposal to establish the state's first public law program. [more]
Prof. Matt Roy honored by UMass President November 19, 2009 Among five recipient of UMass President's Public Service Award for leading a five-campus collaboration to increase the breadth and depth of community service learning. [more]
Observatory open house Nov. 21 November 15, 2009 Night-sky viewing session at the campus observatory Nov. 21 [more]
Provost message to faculty re H1N1 October 29, 2009 Provost Anthony Garro sent the following message to the UMass Dartmouth faculty October 29. [more]
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Claire T. Carney Library Associates to host composer  Yoko Nakatani on December 6 October 26, 2009 The performance will be held at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Center for Visual and Performing Arts auditorium. 285 Old Westport Road, North Dartmouth, MA on December 6, at 2 p.m. Cindy Yoken, president of the Library Associates, will host the event. [more]
John De Mado, Author, Educator And Vocal Advocate at UMass Dartmouth on November 16 October 26, 2009 The Boivin Center for French Language and Culture presents John De Mado on November 16 at 7 p.m. in the College of Performing Arts Auditorium at UMass Dartmouth, 285 Old Westport Road, Dartmouth, MA.  The program is in English and free and open to the public.   [more]
CVPA digital media professor's work to be showcased at Smithsonian October 07, 2009 Professor Harvey Goldman's work has  been selected by the Washington Project for the Arts for the fifth annual Experimental Media Series, a multi-evening screening of innovative international video and sound art that will culminate with a showing at the  Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden of the Smithsonian Institution on October 15. [more]
New Math Education PhD and Grants Announced October 06, 2009 Educators from around the state, nation and world gather at UMass Dartmouth for a STEM education showcase event [more]
UMass Dartmouth student captures top award at international conference October 05, 2009 Tops hundreds of marine scientists and students to win best presentation [more]
Walkers, Take Some Steps on October 8 To Help The SHARE Foundation Give The Gift Of Communication September 29, 2009 Start collecting pledges now for fundraiser to benefit children and adults with disabilities. Fun Walk '09 is October 18. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Calls For Nominations For 2010 Drum Major Award  In Honor Of Martin Luther King Jr. September 29, 2009 UMass Dartmouth is now accepting nominations for its 8th Annual Drum Major Award to memorialize the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Nominations must be received on or before Friday, November 6, 2009 at 4:30 p.m. [more]
UMass-Dartmouth's Marine Renewable Energy Center (MREC) Hosts Two Important Ocean Energy Conferences this Fall   September 23, 2009 As a central effort in fostering stakeholder input and building a strong university research consortium, MREC is hosting two important events in September and October. [more]
UMass Observatory open during Homecoming weekend September 25 and 26 September 22, 2009 The UMass Dartmouth Observatory and the Astronomical Society of Southern New England (ASSNE) are pleased to invite administration, faculty, staff, and Homecoming Weekend visitors to a FREE open house and night-sky viewing session at the campus Observatory on September 25 and 26 from 7:30p.m.till 10 p.m.. Viewing will take place through the Observatory's 16-inch telescope and other telescopes operated by ASSNE members. [more]
UMD, SNESL Collaborate on Constitution Day September 16, 2009 Sept. 17 Event focuses on "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Critiques of recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions that have influenced judicial practice and American politics" [more]
Ferreira-Mendes Archives to Open Sept. 18 September 16, 2009 Activities and materials will document and celebrate the contributions of Portuguese-Americans to the region, Commonwealth and world. Pre-opening colloquium on ethnic media will be held. [more]
Remembering Senator Kennedy August 26, 2009 Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack's statement to the campus community [more]
CVPA alumna wins Fulbright August 21, 2009 Erin Treacy heading to Ireland to complete studio-based research project in painting [more]
UMD Scientists Awarded Fellowships at Marine Biological Lab August 20, 2009 Dr. Paul Calvert and Dr. Alex Fowler both received the Bell Fellowship, established by the MBL to enable scientists to research biomedical questions that expand the possibilities for tissue and organ regeneration and replacement. [more]
US News: UMD #1 in New England again August 20, 2009 College of Engineering rated among best undergraduate programs in the country [more]
Campus response to $1,100 fee rebate August 09, 2009 Exact impact on each student to be determined in coming weeks; critical that students pay bills by August 14 deadline. [more]
$1,100 Student Fee Rebate Announced August 09, 2009 Made possible by federal economic stimulus funding; impact will vary for students already receiving financial aid. [more]
Center for Civic Engagement receives $471,000 Learn and Serve America Grant August 05, 2009 Project will engage 1,500 students from all UMass campuses in statewide community service designed to also enhances their learning [more]
UMD Alum to Lead UMassOnline July 30, 2009 Dr. Ken Udas '86 will serve as CEO of five campus distance learning consortium after leading Penn State World Campus. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Marine Scientist Wins National Excellence in Mentoring Award July 23, 2009 Dr. Steve Cadrin of School for Marine Science and Technology nominated by students [more]
UMass Physics Professor recently received UMass President's  Creative Economy Award July 23, 2009 UMass Physics Professor recently received UMass President's  Creative Economy Award [more]
UMASS Dartmouth Engineering Student receives Space Grant July 23, 2009 UMass Dartmouth electrical engineering major, Justin McKennon (Springfield, MA) has earned a NASA Space Grant to support his undergraduate super computer research. McKennon is a junior electrical engineering major with minors in math and physics. [more]
College of Engineering Graduate Chosen for NASA Astronaut Training July 15, 2009 U.S. Navy Commander Scott D. Tingle among nine people selected by NASA from 3,500 applicants [more]
UMass Karam Scholars Announced July 13, 2009 Fall River's Robert Karam (UMass Dartmouth '67) Invests in Opportunity for Students [more]
Developing Green Jobs and Career Paths: The University of Massachusetts as a Leader in Growing the Green Economy award a portion of $45,000 to UMass Dartmouth July 13, 2009 University and community colleges will develop curricula and identify gaps in training and research [more]
UMass Dartmouth History Professor co-edited  a book of seventeenth century letters July 13, 2009 The Correspondence of John Cotton Jr.(1639-1699), a book edited by Sheila McIntire and UMass Dartmouth history professor Len Travers, will be launched at two locations this month: July 16 at the Pilgrim Hall, 75 Court Street, Plymouth, MA and July 23 at the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 87 Mount Vernon Street, Boston. Both receptions are from 5-7 p.m. and are open to the public. [more]
Sustainability Teacher Training At UMass Dartmouth on August 18-19 July 13, 2009 The UMass Dartmouth office of Campus and Community Sustainability is hosting a sustainability teacher training from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on August 18-19 at the Ocean Explorium in New Bedford. [more]
Ocean Explorium comes alive seven days a week July 09, 2009 UMass Dartmouth key partner in effort to inspire young people about science [more]
Ocean Explorium Now Open 7 Days a Week July 08, 2009 UMass Dartmouth is key partner in effort to inspire young people about science [more]
UMass Dartmouth to Study Emerging Whelk Fishery July 08, 2009 Goal to manage sea snail population before it becomes depleted [more]
Freedom Festival Fireworks Cancelled July 02, 2009 NBSO Pops concert moved indoors [more]
UMass Dartmouth to host annual Freedom Festival June 24, 2009 July 2 event to feature New Bedford Symphony, Santa Mamba, fireworks [more]
French National Media Examines Changing Lives Through Literature June 22, 2009 Philippe Boulet-Gercourt, a French journalist, visited campus several weeks ago to take a first-hand look at the Changing Lives Through Literature program, created by UMass Dartmouth English Professor Robert Waxler as a strategy to transform the outlook of criminals. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Student  Receives Prestigious Washington Internship Scholarship June 22, 2009 Marshfield native one of four in the nation to be selected [more]
Portugal Study Abroad Participants To Create Blog June 22, 2009 UMass Dartmouth participants in a four-week study abroad program in Lisbon, Portugal will create an online living archive as they take classes in politics and economics and tour historic sites. [more]
Governor's Online Civic Engagement Task Force Experiment Generates Big Ideas June 18, 2009 Chancellor MacCormack serves as citizen moderator of two-week online forum that encouraged hundreds of responses [more]
UMass Dartmouth Offers Educational Incentive for K-12 Educators June 04, 2009 Scholarship responds to teachers who have been laid off during difficult economic times [more]
UMass Dartmouth to host summer camp for young writers, grades 5-10 June 04, 2009 Young writers will have the option of attending both weeks of camp, or the first week only. The camp will meet each morning at Joseph Case Junior High School at 195 Main Street in Swansea before traveling to local landmarks. [more]
Artist-Scientist Brothers Combine Talents to build Scientific Literacy May 28, 2009 Retina Regeneration, an animated film by UMass Dartmouth Professor of Design Harvey Goldman, is a scientific visualization project that animates one aspect of the research done in the Professor Daniel Goldman's Lab [more]
UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack to serve as "Citizen Moderator" for Governor's Online Community Forum May 28, 2009 Two-week dialogue designed to generate "big ideas" about big issues [more]
NASA Space Grant Program Provides Research May 28, 2009 Opportunities for UMass Dartmouth Students [more]
Umass Dartmouth Awards 1,506 Degrees At 109th Undergraduate Commencement Exercises May 24, 2009 Honorary degrees awarded to director of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and New Bedford entrepreneur [more]
308 Degrees Awarded at Graduate Commencement May 23, 2009 Many firsts celebrated; Campus architect honored [more]
Director of National Holocaust Memorial Museum Sara J. Bloomfield To Address UMass Dartmouth Undergraduates May 24 May 06, 2009 Honorary degree also to be granted to New Bedford entrepreneur William Whelan; Architect Grattan Gill to receive honorary degree and speak at May 23 Graduate Commencement [more]
UMass Dartmouth Civic Engagement Summit May 6 May 04, 2009 Program will include sessions for adults and youth [more]
Women's Studies Online Major Launched May 04, 2009 Breaks down barriers of time and distance for individuals seeking to complete their undergraduate degrees [more]
Brazilliance Teaches and Entertains its Audience April 30, 2009 Music and writing has been deeply intertwined throughout UMass Dartmouth Professor Dário Borim's 20-plus year career. Borim, chairperson of the Portuguese department, produces and hosts the live radio and Internet show, Brazilliance every Thursday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on 89.3 FM and www.893.wumd.org. [more]
Ferreira Mendes Portuguese-American Archives digitizing project will provide global resource for students, faculty, and genealogists April 28, 2009 University sets September 18 as official grand opening celebration for archives [more]
UMass Dartmouth to hold a Green Jobs Breakfast with Konarka Co-founder and Chairman Howard Berke on April 29 April 23, 2009 Howard Berke, co-founder and chairman of Konarka will be the keynote speaker at a Green Jobs Breakfast on Wednesday, April 29 from 8:30a.m.-9:30 a.m. in Woodland Commons Community Center at the Dartmouth Campus. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Launches Online Graduate Certificate Program in Environmental Policy April 22, 2009 Program will prepare professionals to excel in a world driven by an emerging green economy [more]
UMass Dartmouth Launches Online Graduate Certificate Program in Environmental Policy April 22, 2009 Program will prepare professionals to excel in a world driven by an emerging green economy [more]
Chancellor to Perform with UMass Dartmouth Wind Ensemble on April 22 April 17, 2009 Chancellor Jean MacCormack will narrate Aaron Copland's classic "Lincoln Portrait," accompanied by the university's Wind Ensemble on April 22 [more]
Mass Dartmouth Class Voice Student's Annual Spring Concert For The Love Of It to be held April 28 April 17, 2009 The UMD Class Voice students present their annual spring concert entitled "For The Love Of It" on Tuesday, April 28th, 7:30pm at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth main campus, CVPA recital hall room 153. [more]
Web-based One Stop Info Center Launched April 16, 2009 New virtual center provides 24/7 information access to parents, future and current students, faculty and staff. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Observatory Open House is April 18 April 13, 2009 The general public  is invited to a FREE open house and night-sky viewing session at the campus Observatory on Saturday, April 18, 2009 from 8 PM till 10 PM. Viewing will take place through the Observatory's 16-inch telescope and other telescopes operated by ASSNE members. [more]
Young Poets to read at UMass Dartmouth on April 26 April 13, 2009 In celebration of National Poetry Month the Claire T. Carney Library Associates are honoring youth poets in the library browsing area on April 26th from 2 to 4 p.m. [more]
Regional Sustainability Exchange at the ATMC April 15 April 13, 2009 On Wednesday, April 15th, from 1-3:30, at the ATMC in Fall River,  UMass Dartmouth and SRPEDD will be hosting a Regional Sustainability Exchange:  South Coast Rail...The Day After. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Urban Initiative enters Partnership with National Dropout Prevention Center/Network at Clemson University April 09, 2009 SouthCoast business, education, and civic leaders gathered today in Dartmouth for the announcement of a new partnership between UMass Dartmouth's Urban Initiative and the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network at Clemson University. [more]
5th Annual Conference on Girls, Community, and Justice May 1 April 09, 2009 Former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis to deliver keynote address. Registration deadline is April 17 [more]
UMass Dartmouth Students in Free Enterprise named New England Champion April 09, 2009 Local students create award-winning projects that serve the community (Names and hometowns included) [more]
Congressman Frank on Campus April 14 and 15 April 08, 2009 Will deliver remarks concerning the economy on April 14 and global warming solutions on April 15 [more]
Campus energy savings effort reaches  $575,000 April 03, 2009 Students, staff, and faculty all contributing [more]
5th Annual Conference on Girls, Community, and Justice May 1 March 23, 2009 Former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis to deliver keynote address. Registration deadline is April 17 [more]
Acclaimed Poet Adrienne Rich to Appear at UMass Fundraiser March 23, 2009 DARTMOUTH, MA -- World-renowned poet and activist Adrienne Rich will be the honored guest and read her poetry at the 2nd Annual Women's Studies Program and Women's Resource Center Fundraiser on April, 30 at 5:30 p.m. on the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth campus. [more]
Nobel Peace Prize Recipient at UMass Dartmouth April 6 March 23, 2009 Rigoberta Menchú Tum, a survivor of Guatemala's civil war, has become an international adovcate for peace and reconciliation [more]
Charlton College Among Princeton Review Best of 2009 March 20, 2009 Charlton College Listed Among Princeton Review's Best 296 Business Schools in 2009 Edition [more]
Open House at UMass Dartmouth Observatory March 21 March 18, 2009 FREE open house and night-sky viewing session at the campus Observatory on Saturday, March 21, 2009 at 8p.m. Viewing will take place through the Observatory's 16-inch telescope and other telescopes operated by ASSNE members. [more]
Sustainable Food Conference at UMass Dartmouth on March 25th March 18, 2009 The Sustainability Initiative at UMass Dartmouth, in collaboration with SRPEDD and The Island Foundation, will host a Regional Sustainability Exchange on March 25th from 9am-1pm focused on Sustainable Food. [more]
International Women's Day program at UMass Dartmouth March 9 March 05, 2009 The UMass Dartmouth Women's Resource Center, International Student & Scholar Center, Frederick Douglass Unity House, Labor Education Center, Office for Community Service & Partnerships, Office of the Provost, and the Women's Studies Program proudly present International Women's Day March 9. [more]
GreatPoint Energy Partners with UMass Dartmouth In Support of Clean Energy Education March 04, 2009 Partnership Creates Internship Opportunities at Leading Clean Energy Company at Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center [more]
Two Corsair Coaches Earn 500th Career Victories March 03, 2009 NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA-Two University of Massachusetts Dartmouth head coaches achieved milestones within a few days of each other recently. Head hockey coach John Rolli won his 500th career game when the Corsairs won at Johnson & Wales in the final game of the regular season last Saturday evening, and head men's basketball coach Brian Baptiste earned the 500th win of his collegiate coaching career when UMass Dartmouth defeated UMass Boston in the first round of the Little East Conference tournament at the Tripp Athletic Center Tuesday evening. [more]
Bristol County Savings Bank Awards UMass Dartmouth $30,000 to Support Mentoring of New Bedford Middle and High School Students March 03, 2009 The Bristol County Savings Charitable Foundation announced today a three-year $30,000 grant to UMass Dartmouth to expand a program that matches university students with New Bedford public school students to encourage leadership, educational attainment and community service. [more]
Campus Weather Update March 02, 2009 Please visit this page throughout the day for weather-related updates. [more]
French Academy Member Florence Delay to Speak at White's of Westport March 23 February 24, 2009 The Boivin Center for French Language and Culture of UMass Dartmouth and the Richelieu Club of Fall River proudly present a dinner and lecture on Joan of Arc, in French, featuring Florence Delay. Delay,  is a member of the prestigious French Academy and one of France's most important writers. [more]
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Claire T. Carney Library Associates to host an Author Talk and Brunch on March 22, 2009 February 24, 2009 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Claire T. Carney Library Associates will honor four preeminent authors on Sunday, March 22 at the New Bedford Wamsutta Club. [more]
Michael T. Klare, famed author, political correspondent, and activist, will give a lecture at UMass Dartmouth March 3 February 24, 2009 Klare will speak about foreign policy, fossil-fuel reliance, and the dire need for alternative energy, in addition to promoting his new book, Rising Power, Shrinking Planet: The New Geopolitics of Energy. [more]
Open House at UMass Dartmouth Observatory February  28 February 24, 2009 The UMass Dartmouth Observatory and the Astronomical Society of Southern New England (ASSNE) are pleased to invite the general public to a FREE open house and night-sky viewing session at the campus Observatory on Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 7:30 PM. [more]
Changing Lives Through Literature Launches New Blog, "Changing Lives, Changing Minds" February 23, 2009 Changing Lives Through Literature (CLTL), the nationally recognized alternative sentencing program founded in Massachusetts, recently launched a new blog, entitled "Changing Lives, Changing Minds." [more]
Colloquium on Migrant Women and the Media at UMass Dartmouth February 12, 2009 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announces a colloquium entitled "Migrant Women and the Media" organized by the UMD Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture and the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives in collaboration with the Consulate of Portugal in New Bedford and the Women's Studies Program at UMD. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Named to Presidential Honor Roll February 09, 2009 The Corporation for National and Community Service honored UMass Dartmouth today with a place on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service efforts and service to America's communities.    [more]
New Dean Named to Charlton College of Business February 01, 2009 Dr. Susan Engelkemeyer has served as Dean of the School of Business and Professor of Management at Ithaca College, New York since 2005.   [more]
UMass Dartmouth Freshman Rachel Fonseca is National Autobody Repair Silver Medalist January 29, 2009 Determination, persistence and self-motivation are traits repeatedly cited by former teachers when describing Rachel Fonseca, a freshman at UMass Dartmouth majoring in business. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Mathematics Department Receives $788,985 National Science Foundation Grant to expand research opportunities for undergraduate students January 29, 2009 A National Science Foundation grant of $788,985 aims to help UMass Dartmouth educators better prepare undergraduate students for careers in fields that require strong math skills. [more]
College of Engineering Students Excel in Robotics Competition January 29, 2009 A new undergraduate course in robotics is already "paying dividends," according to Computer and Information Science Professor Ramprasad Balasubramanian, who advised two student teams to second and fourth place showings at the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Practical Robot Applications (TePRA) Robotic Competition. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Educators Build Virtual Reality City to Enhance Learning for Students and Researchers January 29, 2009 An approximately $25,000 UMass Strategic Initiative Grant has Scott Ahrens, associate professor of design, constructing a virtual pre-Columbian site that arose in the second century (A.D.) on the UMass Dartmouth island in Second Life. [more]
Our Sisters' School Children to Share in Inauguration Experience at UMass Dartmouth January 15, 2009 Twenty-five fifth and sixth graders from Our Sisters' School in New Bedford will share in the nation's history when they visit the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Campus Center on Tuesday, January 20, to watch the presidential inauguration. [more]
Renowned New York City School Principal to Keynote Local Education Conference January 14, 2009 Dr. Lorraine Monroe,an international speaker and author, will keynote the UMass Dartmouth Center for University, School and Community Partnerships' School Leaders Network Conference, a one-day conference for K-12 teachers and administrators on March 11. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Cited by Carnegie Foundation for Commitment to Community Engagement January 13, 2009 The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has selected UMass Dartmouth for its 2008 Community Engagement Classification. The University joined 118 others from around the United States in securing the prestigious classification along with 76 institutions identified in the 2006 selection process. [more]
Morris Dees, Co-Founder Of Southern Poverty Law Center,To Keynote UMass Dartmouth MLK Breakfast January 12, 2009 Morris Dees, co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, will be the keynote speaker at the 7th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast at UMass Dartmouth on February 6. [more]
WEATHER ALERT -- Saturday finals December 19, 2008 UMass Dartmouth is open for final exams Saturday, December 20. Finals originally scheduled for Friday, December 19 have been rescheduled to Saturday, December 20. See details below. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Scientists Write Guide to Build Supercomputer from Sony Playstation 3 December 17, 2008 Effort aimed at reducing cost of industry and university research [more]
Campus to test emergency warning system December 09, 2008 Alert will be heard across campus and in surrounding neighborhoods [more]
American Idol Style Singing Teacher Training Offered at UMass Dartmouth January 23-25 December 09, 2008 On January 23 through January 25, 2009, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Music Department and Jazz Vocal Guild will be offering a course entitled Vocal Pedagogy in the New Millennium. A Contemporary Commercial Music Approach. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Observatory Open House December 6 December 01, 2008 The UMass Dartmouth Observatory and the Astronomical Society of Southern New England (ASSNE) are pleased to invite the general public to a FREE open house and night-sky viewing session at the campus Observatory on Saturday, December 6, 2008 at 7:00 PM. [more]
UMass Dartmouth announces Winter Classes, January 5-23, 2009 November 20, 2008 Earn credit in January and accelerate your college education through UMass Dartmouth Professional & Continuing Education (PCE). Undergraduate and graduate courses can be taken online, face-to-face (f2f) or blended, a combination of online and f2f. Courses will be held in either the Fall River Continuing Education Center located at 139 South Main Street, or at the New Bedford Continuing Education Center located at 800 Purchase Street. Students do not need to come to campus for fully online courses. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Library Associates present Ryan Cooper on December 3, 2008 November 20, 2008 Ryan Cooper will speak about his correspondence with Otto Frank December 3 as part of Celebrating Our Archival Lifelines series. The presentation is from 6 - 8 p.m.  at the UMass Dartmouth Claire T. Carney Library. There will be a tour of the new library archives space on the ground floor followed by a talk in the library browsing area. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Wind Ensemble to Perform November 25 November 18, 2008 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Tobias S. Monte, will present a free concert on Tuesday, November 25, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Center's main auditorium. [more]
Hessen-Engineering & Culture November 18, 2008 This winter break UMass Dartmouth is sending 15 students abroad on international education programs.  The majority of them are going to Germany.  The University of Massachusetts has a long standing exchange agreement with the State of Hessen, Germany and their universities.  As part of that exchange, UMass students are invited to take part in intersession programs offered by the German Universities and taught in English.  Students can take a number of different modules, touching upon a number of different subject areas and offered at various times during the summer months, as well as during Winter Break. [more]
Campus Dining Sets Out to Break a World Record! October 30, 2008 Imagine a food drive that can collect nearly 400,000 pounds of food in a single day.  Now imagine the number of people that could be fed with all of those donations. [more]
Frédérique Hébrard and Louis Velle will present a lecture in French at UMass Dartmouth November 12 October 28, 2008 The Boivin Center for French Language and Culture presents French author and actress, Frédérique Hébrard and her French actor husband, Louis Velle. They will speak about their lives and achievements on Wednesday, November 12, 2008. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Observatory Open November 1 for free night-sky viewing session October 28, 2008 The UMass Dartmouth Observatory and the Astronomical Society of Southern New England (ASSNE) are pleased to invite the general public to a FREE open house and night-sky viewing session at the campus Observatory on Saturday, November 1, 2008 at 7:00 PM. [more]
SouthCoast COMPEER receives recognition October 28, 2008 SouthCoast Compeer at UMass Dartmouth received a Certificate of Achievement from Community Health Network Areas of Greater Fall River and Greater New Bedford "in recognition of your significant contributions to making our community a healthier place to live." UMass Dartmouth-sponsored SouthCoast Compeer is a regional chapter of Compeer International which provides trained volunteer friends and mentors to persons with mental illness. [more]
UMassOnline Announces Dr. Jeannette E. Riley Recipient of Sloan Consortium's Excellence in Online Teaching Award 2008 October 28, 2008 UMass Dartmouth Professor Recognized for Innovative Development of Learner-centered Strategies for Online Teaching [more]
Chancellor's statement re state budget October 17, 2008 Statement from UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack concerning state budget cuts [more]
1,500 Students Register To Vote October 16, 2008 Rally scheduled for Election Day, poll shuttle available [more]
Professor Morgan J. Peters Receives President's Creative Economy Fund Grant for Lore Music Group Project October 15, 2008 Greater New Bedford regional soul, jazz and dance music artists are closer to attaining increased national exposure thanks to a $26,000 grant from the 2008 President's Creative Economy Fund. [more]
Author and Environmentalist Terry Tempest Williams to Speak at UMass Dartmouth Oct. 23 October 14, 2008 Celebrated author and environmental activist Terry Tempest Williams will speak at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Tripp Athletic Center on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Professor Awarded Supercomputer Time to Study Star Formation October 14, 2008 Dr. Robert Fisher, UMass Dartmouth assistant professor of physics, is studying the chemistry of "stellar nurseries" in deep space to help us understand how stars are formed. [more]
NEH Grant to Support 2009 Summer Teacher Institute October 10, 2008 A four-week, 2009 Summer Teacher Institute at UMass Dartmouth will use Winslow Homer's paintings as the point of departure for a voyage of discovery about maritime history in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. [more]
National Science Foundation Awards $749,596 To Recruit Science, Technology, Engineering And Math Teachers October 10, 2008 UMass Dartmouth will play a key role in increasing the number of highly qualified K-12 teachers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). [more]
Experimental Animation By UMass Professor Harvey Goldman Chosen for Freewaves Festival in October October 08, 2008 Harvey Goldman, chancellor professor of design at UMass Dartmouth, and Ken Ueno, former assistant professor of music created a nine-minute experimental animation film entitled, "Sabinium." The film was selected from 2,000 entries for inclusion in the Freewaves Festival on Hollywood Boulevard, October 9-13. [more]
UMass Professor Named 'Friend of the Fishing Industry' October 06, 2008 UMass Dartmouth Professor Kevin Stokesbury was named 2008's "Friend of the Fishing Industry" Sunday during the Blessing of the Fleet Ceremony at the New Bedford Working Waterfront Festival. [more]
$3 million gift to support Charlton College of Business expansion October 06, 2008 Second major gift from Charlton Family starts campaign to create high-tech classrooms, lecture hall, trading floor. [more]
Students organize voter participation drive October 03, 2008 Former Vermont Governor, Ambassador Madeleine Kunin to speak Oct. 7 [more]
UMass Dartmouth Teams with Evergreen Center and Beacon Services to Enhance Training of Professionals Working with Autistic Individuals September 30, 2008 Initiative responds to growing numbers of children diagnosed with autism and behavioral disorders [more]
UMass Dartmouth Calls for Nominations For 2009 Drum Major Award in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr September 23, 2008 UMass Dartmouth is now accepting nominations for its 7th Annual Drum Major Award to memorialize the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Nominations must be received on or before Friday, November 7, 2008 at 4:30 p.m. [more]
Chancellor's remarks to faculty staff convocation breakfast September 17, 2008 Chancellor MacCormack urges faculty and professional staff to "nourish the soul of this institution." [more]
UMass Dartmouth Chancellor announces financial commitment to protecting coastal environment September 11, 2008 University partners with private organizations and towns to finance 8 critical estuary reports and launches fundraising campaign to endow scientific work for the long-term [more]
Good Morning UMass Dartmouth September 09, 2008 A message to the campus community from Chancellor MacCormack [more]
UMass Dartmouth / New Bedford Oceanarium Announce Partnership to Inspire K-12 Students September 04, 2008 UMass Dartmouth and the New Bedford Oceanarium (www.oceanexplorium.org) today announced a major partnership designed to enhance science education in the region and across the Commonwealth. [more]
Chancellor's welcome back message September 01, 2008 "Let's reflect on this wonderful opportunity." [more]
Walkers, Take Some Steps to Help the Share Foundation Give the Gift of Communication August 27, 2008 Start collecting pledges now for fundraiser to benefit children and adults with disabilities [more]
UMass-Dartmouth professor appears on Today Show August 26, 2008 UMass-Dartmouth Portuguese professor Christopher Larkosh appeared on the NBC Today Show this morning, as part of a special segment highlighting the Azores Islands and Portuguese-American immigration to Southeastern New England. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Announces $1 Million Gift To "Build A Bridge To India Culture And Economy" August 15, 2008 Donation from the Three Rs Foundation will support mission of the Center for Indic Studies [more]
WUMD broadcast signal restored under low power August 15, 2008 Visit www.893wumd.org for live global webcast [more]
Olympic Sailing Gets UMass Guidance August 13, 2008 If the times are faster than expected at this summer's Olympic sailing competition, you might look to a UMass Dartmouth oceanographer for the explanation. [more]
UMass Dartmouth alum and Dartmouth native named CNN Hero July 24, 2008 Founder of Pedals for Progress has helped more than 100,000 third world families by providing basic transportation [more]
UMass Dartmouth's Changing Lives Through Literature Program Receives Funding July 17, 2008 Changing Lives Through Literature, a highly respected UMass Dartmouth-based alternative sentencing program, will continue its Massachusetts programs [more]
UMass Dartmouth Professor Receives Grants to Study New Bedford's Central American Populations July 02, 2008 Dr. Lisa Maya Knauer, an assistant professor of anthropology at UMass Dartmouth, wants to provide insights into the rapidly growing Guatemalan and Salvadoran populations of New Bedford. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Summer Reading Project Putting Incoming Freshmen on the Same Page July 02, 2008 A book called "Red" is putting incoming UMass Dartmouth freshmen on the same page. [more]
UMass to share in $2.1 million NOAA award July 01, 2008 Award represents the second year of funding for MARCOOS, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Coastal Ocean Observing System [more]
Photo exhibition opens at Star Store June 27, 2008 UMass Dartmouth's Star Store campus in downtown New Bedford continues a summer season of faculty exhibitions with "Shuffled Leaves." [more]
Bristol County Savings donates $25K, Freedom Festival supported June 25, 2008 July 3 event to feature New Bedford Symphony, Santa Mamba, fireworks. [more]
World champion marching band to perform on campus June 25, 2008 Spirit of America band to perform under the lights on Cressy Field June 29 at 8 p.m. [more]
A new look for the Corsairs June 25, 2008 More than forty years after a Corsair was selected as the Athletic Department logo, a new, updated version has been unveiled. [more]
UMass Board of Trustees Approves New School At UMass Dartmouth June 12, 2008 New School of Education, Public Policy and Civic Engagement [more]
Golf tournament to benefit SHARE June 11, 2008 SHARE is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people with disabilities lead more independent lives through the use of computer technology [more]
National Academies Name Muller-Karger to NOAA Education Review June 02, 2008 To take part in a two-year review of the NOAA's education programs [more]
We are the class of 2008 May 28, 2008 Speech by Class of 2008 President Erin Dacey [more]
Graduate Graduation Ceremony May 27, 2008 Remarks made by Jennifer Datchuk [more]
Former Lost Boy of the Sudan: Remarks at UMass Dartmouth Commencement May 25, 2008 Sam Machuor, Class of 2008, Former Lost Boy of the Sudan: Remarks to UMass Dartmouth Commencement, May 25, 2008 [more]
1,335 receive Bachelor's Degrees at 108th UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Commencement May 25, 2008 Former Lost Boy of the Sudan urges classmates to "be yourself and stand tall"; NewsHour journalist Ray Suarez advises "having a good, intact and fully-operational soul is going to get you through times of no money" [more]
Remarks to UMass Darmouth Undergraduate Commencement May 25, 2008 Ray Suarez Remarks to UMass Darmouth Undergraduate Commencement May 25, 2008 [more]
Yong Zhang's Commencement Speech May 25, 2008 Yong Zhang's Commencement Speech UMass Dartmouth May 24, 2008 [more]
Taking Responsibility in a Changing World May 25, 2008 Commencement address, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Class of 2008 Dartmouth, Massachusetts May 24, 2008 [more]
UMass Dartmouth Graduate Commencement features innovators from campus and beyond May 24, 2008 First-ever graduate student-only commencement due to campus enrollment growth [more]
Internationally renowned professor to teach at UMass Dartmouth's CCB Cape Cod campus May 19, 2008 Acclaimed educator and businessman Ken Simmonds to teach a summer course on international business [more]
Highly acclaimed journalist Ray Suarez to address UMass Dartmouth undergraduates May 07, 2008 Honorary degrees to be granted to New Bedford native and Qualcomm founder Irwin Jacobs and wife Joan Jacobs, Southcoast Hospitals Group CEO Ronald Goodspeed and retired Dean of Students Donald Howard; Graduate Commencement to feature innovators from campus and beyond [more]
Rockland Trust donates $50,000 to fund Cyber Café at Claire T. Carney Library May 06, 2008 The Cyber Café will be a technology-equipped campus meeting spot [more]
"Wait Until Dark" to open May 8th May 02, 2008 20 Cent Fiction, UMass Dartmouth's off-beat production company, will perform Fredrick Knott's chilling thriller [more]
Charlton College of Business to host Executive-on-Campus April 29, 2008 Warren Eisenberg, founder and CEO of Bed, Bath & Beyond, to address faculty on April 29 [more]
UMD honors renowned translator Gregory Rabassa April 29, 2008 May 2 honorary degree ceremony will be part of the International Colloquium on Antonio Vieira & Futures of Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies [more]
UMass Dartmouth launches myAlert instant message emergency notification system April 29, 2008 Students, faculty, staff urged to sign up to receive timely messages over cell phones [more]
Visiting Faculty Fellow Anthony Julian Tamburri to present lecture highlighting Italian-American culture, history April 28, 2008 Dr. Anthony Julian Tamburri, UMass Dartmouth's first Visiting Faculty Fellow, will present a public lecture on Tuesday, April 29 at 4 p.m. in the Board of Trustees Room located in the Foster Administration Building. Parking is available in lot 7. [more]
UMass Dartmouth celebrates 25 years of Medical Laboratory Science April 24, 2008 $150,000 high-tech device donated by Abbott Laboratories [more]
Mass Technology Collaborative awards $250,000 to Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center April 11, 2008 Proposal to establish a Marine Renewable Energy Center (MREC) in collaboration with officials in Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket [more]
Wind Ensemble to perform April 30 April 09, 2008 Program to feature a diverse repertoire of selections demonstrating the group's versatility [more]
Colloquium on Portuguese-American politics and leadership at UMass Dartmouth, April 11 April 08, 2008 Keynote address to be delivered by Congressman Devin Nunes, of the 21st District in California [more]
A powerful lesson of reconciliation April 8 at Carney Library April 06, 2008 Linda Biehl of the Amy Biehl Foundation to be joined by man convicted of killing her daughter in South Africa. Presentation in Library Browsing Area 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. [more]
Commencement countdown begins April 02, 2008 New two-day Commencement format due to growth. Graduate ceremony May 24 and undergraduate ceremony May 25. [more]
Lives of mother and friend inspire professor to establish scholarship March 31, 2008 Scholarship created by Prof. Robin Robinson will assist women intent on pursuing higher education [more]
Colloquium on Portuguese-American politics and leadership to be held April 11 March 31, 2008 Part of a year-long series on representation and citizenship among the Portuguese in America [more]
Theatre Company in search of televisions and computer monitors for April production March 27, 2008 Forty TVs and twenty-five monitors are needed in time for the technical rehearsals of The Laramie Project, beginning April 15 [more]
Pavement Research Institute enters into $399,000 research agreement with Commonwealth March 27, 2008 Goal is longer lasting and environment-friendly roadways [more]
Fish culture team accomplishes first-ever spawning of American eel March 26, 2008 First time the fertilized eggs or larvae of this species have been seen by human eyes: a major accomplishment in the area of fish culture [more]
"Traces of the Trade" to be shown at UMass March 26 March 24, 2008 Documentary film tells the story of one Rhode Island family's slave-trading past and its current impact on race relations [more]
Short Sea Shipping Symposium March 21, 2008 Short Sea Shipping is a viable and environmentally-friendly commercial freight alternative [more]
Conceptual artist Rachel Perry Welty to present lecture March 20, 2008 Welty's work exposes the underlying beauty of disposable materials, transforming mundane objects in visually surprising ways [more]
Senior Fine Arts Exhibition at ArtWorks! March 20, 2008 Exhibition features work from seventeen students in the studio areas of drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture [more]
UMass hosts Atlantic observation system planners March 18, 2008 SMAST to contribute radar, robotic vehicles, and modeling [more]
Full scale campus emergency exercise planned for March 20 March 17, 2008 University, local, and state officials to participate in training [more]
UMass Dartmouth Library Associates host Heirloom Discovery Day on March 30 March 12, 2008 Event to feature senior appraiser Francis H. McNamee, of the Marion Antique Shop, and Paula Dean, who appraises jewelry and collectibles [more]
Student music recitals this spring March 12, 2008 Department of Music announces a series of recitals given by undergraduate music students [more]
A world of sound at UMass Dartmouth this spring March 12, 2008 Department of Music announces an impressive schedule of concerts for spring [more]
2008 MFA Thesis Exhibition March 12, 2008 Exhibition features work representative of the visual theses of sixteen Master of Fine Arts degree candidates [more]
UMass Dartmouth Theatre Co, presents "The Laramie Project" March 07, 2008 To run April 24-26 at 8pm, with a matinee performance on April 27 at 2pm [more]
Jonathan Waxler Memorial Award Nominees Sought March 05, 2008 The award recognizes those who have exhibited a dedication to social activism [more]
UMass Dartmouth's Boivin Center presents an evening with Sophie Freud, March 25 March 04, 2008 The internationally-known writer has most recently published a brutally honest glimpse into her family: "Living in the Shadow of the Freud Family" [more]
UMass Dartmouth faculty members named to Fisheries Management Council committee February 28, 2008 Will advise the government on critical decisions about the nation's living marine resources [more]
Area delegation announces results of Azores trade mission February 25, 2008 Designed to strengthen educational, cultural and economic ties between the South Coast and islands [more]
Students to gain practical experience with new investment fund February 21, 2008 Tomorrow's Wall Street giants could be today's UMass Dartmouth students [more]
UMass Dartmouth and Brooke Ocean Technology USA partner to build new underwater research vessel February 20, 2008 The H-PUP is "small, smart and powerful" [more]
2008 Massachusetts Education Forum II at UMass Dartmouth, March 7 February 15, 2008 "Critical Thinking: The Next Generation of Teachers" to address cross-disciplinary models and teaching strategies [more]
South Coast delegation visiting the Azores to report on trade mission Feb. 25 at UMass Dartmouth February 14, 2008 Strengthening the educational, cultural and economic ties between the South Coast and the Azores [more]
UMass Dartmouth students take learning expedition to "enchanted" Galápagos Islands February 13, 2008 An exciting opportunity to mingle among blue-footed boobies, giant tortoises, marine iguanas and other exotic creatures while earning biology course credits [more]
UMass President's Public Service Award winner Memory Holloway helps to feed the region's neediest February 06, 2008 Associate professor of art history is a driving force in direct feeding programs on behalf of several local agencies [more]
Open House at UMass Dartmouth Observatory January 30, 2008 Free open house and night-sky viewing session at the newly renovated campus observatory, 7 p.m, Feb. 2 [more]
John Oliver to perform on Feb. 9  at UMass Dartmouth January 30, 2008 The comedian and political commentator from "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" will share his unique brand British humor [more]
Sustainable technologies theme of UMass Dartmouth Invention to Venture January 28, 2008 Workshop offers an introduction to the process and practice of technology entrepreneurship [more]
UMass Dartmouth students excel at Capitol internships January 28, 2008 UMass Dartmouth earns Public University of the Year Award [more]
Campus and downtown New Bedford now linked by express bus January 27, 2008 Provides shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities for students [more]
Miss Massachusetts Valerie Amaral '08 wins Miss America talent award January 24, 2008 Political Science major receives $2,000 scholarship at Las Vegas competition [more]
University Art Gallery presents "tauto.logos," featuring new work by Jen Pepper January 24, 2008 Exhibition allows the viewer to reflect on the building blocks of daily communication, through sculptural work made of ordinary materials [more]
Charlton College of Business to Host Executive-on-Campus January 16, 2008 Warren Eisenberg, founder/co-chairman/director of Bed Bath & Beyond to address MBA students, faculty and the university at large at 5:30 p.m., Feb. 13   [more]
Photo exhibition documenting reservation life comes to CVPA Campus Gallery January 14, 2008 "A View From the Rez" features recent work by visiting artist John Willis [more]
Gloria Steinem on campus February 7 January 12, 2008 Influential women's movement leader will moderate afternoon panel and speak at fundraising dinner to initiate the Women's Studies Endowment [more]
UMass Dartmouth's MLK Breakfast on February 1 January 11, 2008 Author and actress Donzaleigh Abernathy to be featured; Governor's special advisor on education Dana Mohler-Faria, former Student Affairs Vice Chancellor Sue Costa, and New Bedford Historical Society to be honored [more]
Men's Basketball Earns National Ranking January 04, 2008 For the first time since the 2000-01 season, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's men's basketball team is ranked in a national poll. The Corsairs were ranked 23rd in this week's edition of the d3hoops.com top 25 poll. [more]
"American Idol" style voice teacher training to be offered, Jan. 25-27 January 04, 2008 Provides up-to-date tools for singers and teachers who desire to work with current styles such as rock, pop, jazz, country, blues and rap [more]
UMass Dartmouth nursing students forge bond with senior citizens at Bedford Towers complex December 18, 2007 Interactions with elderly residents were both personally and educationally rewarding [more]
UMass studies document scallop die-off and predator invasion December 12, 2007 Monitoring seen as critical to rotational fisheries management [more]
Observatory at UMass Dartmouth Open on December 15 December 11, 2007 The Astronomical Society of Southern New England to observe Geminid meteors, Mars and two amazing comets [more]
A Chemistry Magic Show at UMass Dartmouth Dec 28 and 29 December 11, 2007 Celebrate the holidays with science adventure [more]
Library and scholarships supported by $1 million gift December 05, 2007 STOICO/FIRSTFED Foundation grants $3 million to UMASS Dartmouth, Bristol Community College and Roger Williams University [more]
"The Faces of Diabetes" show to air on Dartmouth Community Television December 03, 2007 UMass Dartmouth nursing student from Walpole creates educational program [more]
Africa drumming and dancing featured at UMass Dartmouth November 28, 2007 Concert on Dec. 11 to showcase the traditional instrumental music, dance, and song of the coastal rainforest cultures of West Africa [more]
Javanese Gamelan music featured at UMass Dartmouth November 28, 2007 Concert of Indonesian music directed by world renowned composer I. M. Harjito scheduled for 7 p.m., Dec. 5 [more]
A world of sound at UMass Dartmouth this fall and winter season November 28, 2007 Music department announces a series of concerts and recitals [more]
HOWLing at UMass Dartmouth November 16, 2007 UMass Dartmouth English professor explores literature through experimental theater [more]
UMass Dartmouth Wind Ensemble to present concert on Nov. 27 November 15, 2007 Program to include Fucik's "Florentiner March," Copland's "An Outdoor Overture" and Ticheli's "Fortress" [more]
Library Associates to honor four distinguished male writers on November 29 November 13, 2007 Program to serve as a benefit to expand and modernize the university's library [more]
UMass Dartmouth adds majors in crime and justice, women's studies November 08, 2007 The new majors in the College of Arts and Sciences will prepare students for a multitude of careers [more]
History of UMass Dartmouth campus explored in book to be released November 14 November 07, 2007 400-page "UMass Dartmouth 1960-2006: Trials and Triumph" traces physical and academic evolution of the university [more]
2007 Digital Media Festival at UMass Dartmouth October 31, 2007 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Design Department announces the 2007 Fifteenth Annual Digital Media Festival. [more]
Hershel Alpert joins Charlton College of Business October 31, 2007 Former President/CEO of Alperts Furniture in Seekonk has been appointed the Charlton Executive-in-Residence for this academic year [more]
Theatre Company opens season with "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" October 31, 2007 To be presented in its award-winning 1999 Broadway revival version [more]
"Science, Religion, Art: Greater New Bedford Artists Responding to Johann Jacob Scheuchzer's Physica Sacra, 1731-35" October 31, 2007 Exhibition to open Nov. 3 at the Star Store campus's University Art Gallery [more]
Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition comes to CVPA Campus Gallery October 31, 2007 Features an impressive and varied body of recent work by members of the CVPA Fine Arts Department faculty [more]
Forum on Nov. 1 at ATMC features business opportunities in marine science and technology October 24, 2007 Forum to highlight business opportunities in ocean observation, offshore energy and port security [more]
UMass Dartmouth receives $3.5 million from U.S. Department of Education October 22, 2007 Grants to build teacher corps in high-need subject areas [more]
Library Associates to present event honoring Wampanoag culture, Oct. 27 October 16, 2007 "Tribal Lifelines" will explore history, culture and music [more]
UMass Dartmouth Homecoming Weekend is Oct. 19, 20, and 21 October 15, 2007 Weekend to feature Athletic Hall of Fame, Parade, Barbecue, Awards Brunch and more [more]
Dataset to trace twenty years of Buzzards Bay water quality October 12, 2007 Prof. Jefferson Turner begins his third decade of monthly sampling, a record of perseverance rare in environmental science [more]
Ellen Bravo to speak at UMass Dartmouth October 17 October 05, 2007 National Director of 9 to 5 and one of the nation's foremost experts on working women's issues [more]
UMass President Awards $1.42 Million to University Science and Technology and Creative Economy Initiatives September 28, 2007 First year for creative economy funding, fourth year of science and technology seed program to foster research, collaboration [more]
Former Cape Verdean president to present talk at UMass Dartmouth September 26, 2007 His Excellency Antonio Mascarenhas Monteiro will share his thoughts on "The Obstacles of Leadership and Prospective for the Future" [more]
Bioneers to hold three-day program Oct. 19-21 at UMass Dartmouth campus September 25, 2007 Conference to feature topics ranging from climate change to economic sustainability to social justice [more]
Jean Claude Baker to appear at UMass Dartmouth on October 17 September 25, 2007 Baker, the son of the celebrated actress and singer Josephine Baker, will talk about his mother's life [more]
Fun walk 2007 to benefit SHARE Foundation September 20, 2007 SHARE raises funds to provide customized computer equipment, services and training for children and adults with disabilities [more]
Call for Nominations for 2008 Drum Major Award; Deadline is November 9 September 18, 2007 The Drum Major Award honors individuals and, for the first time, organizations, who have made significant contributions toward realizing Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream of equality, social justice, and peace [more]
UMass Dartmouth opens James Kaput Center for Research and Innovation in Mathematics Education September 14, 2007 Studies indicate strategies developed at Center improve math performance across socio-economic lines; Center will work to advance democratization of math education [more]
University receives $2 million from U.S. Department of Education to confront national math challenge September 12, 2007 Grant will support research into UMass faculty-developed math teaching approaches shown to work across racial and socioeconomic lines [more]
UMass Dartmouth faculty, administrators and staff participate in charity softball game September 11, 2007 Event raised funds for the Raymond C. Barrows Community Service Book Fund [more]
UMass Dartmouth to pilot salary negotiation workshops for women students September 10, 2007 One of eleven schools to partner with the WAGE Project in piloting the Smart Start Campus Initiative [more]
Colleges and Universities using MySpace, Facebook, Blogs and Other Online Tools to Learn More about Applicants September 10, 2007 Ivory Tower outpacing corporate America in use of social networking [more]
Grand Reopening of Campus Observatory to be held Sept. 15 September 10, 2007 Celebration to feature non-technical astronomy programs and viewing through the Observatory's 16-inch telescope [more]
"Forbidden City" exhibition to run Sept. 17 to Oct. 4 at CVPA Campus Gallery September 05, 2007 Multimedia exhibition is a stunning fusion of painting, film, and music [more]
Public Safety enhanced at UMass Dartmouth August 22, 2007 New officers, technology being added [more]
E-textbooks now available August 21, 2007 Reflects commitment to containing student costs [more]
We're still #1! August 21, 2007 Retains US News ranking among New England public "master's" universities [more]
Class of 2011 biggest ever August 21, 2007 UMass Dartmouth will welcome its largest freshman class in its history to campus Labor Day weekend. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Professor Wins Africa Beetle Race August 14, 2007 Charlton College of Business Prof. Tim Shea uses 1960s VW for 7,000 kilometer trek. [more]
UMass Dartmouth announces new evening part-time scholarship program July 31, 2007 Success by Degrees program to assist qualified community college graduates [more]
History professor editing encyclopedia of Chinese history July 30, 2007 Publication to be the first to cover the country's history, culture and life from the ancient past to the present with predictions for the future [more]
UMass Dartmouth Pavement Research Institute receives $365,000 grant July 30, 2007 Researchers will design and evaluate hot mix asphalt pavement mixes to identify the best materials to preserve roadways [more]
"Translating knowledge to practice" course gives student nurses the power to make a difference July 26, 2007 Students partner with nurse leaders in local health care systems to effect change [more]
UMass Dartmouth revitalizes MBA program July 23, 2007 Enrollment has quadrupled in the past six years [more]
UMass Dartmouth, U.S. Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center to collaborate on technologies July 18, 2007 Goal is to provide the best technologies possible for the Department of Defense, the U.S. Army and other first responders [more]
Professors create technology to prevent lead shot pollution at shooting ranges July 16, 2007 Special fabric and barrier curtain system will protect the environment [more]
UMass Dartmouth announces major appointments July 09, 2007 New leaders for student affairs; colleges of marine science, engineering, visual and performing arts; and the Claire T. Carney Library [more]
Bank of America Freedom Festival July 3 June 28, 2007 To feature New Bedford Symphony Orchestra, fireworks and more [more]
UMass Dartmouth senior crowned Miss Massachusetts 2007 June 26, 2007 The English and political science major will represent the Commonwealth in the next Miss America Pageant [more]
President of the Portuguese Republic to visit UMass Dartmouth June 20, 2007 The President of the Portuguese Republic, Professor Anibal Cavaco Silva, accompanied by his wife, Mrs. Maria Cavaco Silva, will visit the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and the SouthCoast on June 22 as part of a four-day visit to the United States. [more]
UMass Dartmouth study links environmental factors such as climate change to the collapse of North Atlantic cod fishery June 13, 2007 Fishing previously cited as primary cause [more]
Alumni Association announces scholarship awards June 08, 2007 A total of $10,500 was awarded to 14 deserving students for the 2007-2008 academic year [more]
Humanities professors build "a bridge to higher education" for inner city adults June 08, 2007 Clemente Humanities Course graduation set for June 11 at the New Bedford Whaling Museum [more]
Student Chapter of National Society for Black Engineers is formed at UMass Dartmouth June 08, 2007 Junior electrical and computer engineering major Emmanuel Lyte led the effort to establish a student chapter on campus [more]
UMass Dartmouth graduates more than 1,700 May 27, 2007 Sen. Kerry urges graduates to take action [more]
Garcia Wins Hurdle Title at NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships May 26, 2007 First, UMass Dartmouth senior track and field student-athlete Jon Garcia (Stoneham, MA/Stoneham HS) beat the rain. Then he beat the rest of the field, earning his first NCAA outdoor championship and his second NCAA championship overall when he finished first in the 110 meter hurdles at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships at J.J. Keller Field at Titan Stadium at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Saturday afternoon. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Commencement May 27 May 24, 2007 U.S. Senator John F. Kerry will deliver the main address at UMass Dartmouth's 107th Commencement Exercises to be held Sunday, May 27 at 10:30 a.m. in the Vietnam Veterans Peace Memorial Amphitheater. [more]
Message to the university from President Jack Wilson May 16, 2007 A description of leadership changes at UMass Amherst, Boston, and the Medical School; statements from President Wilson and Chancellor MacCormack concerning the importance of collaboration. [more]
CVPA professor named Art Educator of the Year May 11, 2007 Dr. Arlene Mollo, professor and chairperson of the UMass Dartmouth Art Education Department, was recognized for her work in the field of Art Education in Massachusetts and has been selected to receive the award for Higher Education Art Educator of the Year for 2007. [more]
UMass Dartmouth establishes James J. Kaput Center for Research and Innovation in Mathematics Education May 09, 2007 Center named for late professor and pioneer in improving math education through innovative research and software development [more]
Social Change Society presenting Captain Planet Palooza festival on May 9 May 08, 2007 This eclectic event, sponsored by the New Bedford United Way mini-grant program, will feature a vendor fair, a concert, a tag sale, and a barbeque. [more]
Senior nursing students participate in Children's Health Fair at MGH May 07, 2007 April 27, eight seniors in the UMass Dartmouth nursing program volunteered at the award-winning Children's Health Fair at Massachusetts General Hospital April 27. [more]
Major health care policy conference to be held at UMass Dartmouth May 8, during National Nurses Week May 03, 2007 "A National Trust: The Health of a Nation Governed by Innovative Nursing Policies, Practices and Politics," sponsored by the Alumni Association and the College of Nursing [more]
Award-winning dance team to perform for campus community May 9 May 02, 2007 UMass Dartmouth Dance team wins gold medal at regional competition [more]
UMass Dartmouth, Millennium bcpbank announce partnership In Portuguese Studies May 01, 2007 Community bank supports UMass graduate program [more]
SEAmester Homecoming - Thursday, May 3, 2007 May 01, 2007 Please join the Ocean Classroom Foundation and the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for the Spring 2007 Homecoming of the SEAmester Program. [more]
All-campus cleanup day May 2 April 25, 2007 Chancellor MacCormack invites students, staff, and faculty to help beautify our grounds [more]
Outstanding students to be recognized at the 22nd Annual Honors Convocation April 25, 2007 Students, faculty and staff from across the campus will gather to celebrate the achievements of UMass Dartmouth's most outstanding students at the 22nd Annual Honors Convocation on May 2. [more]
Sen. Kerry to deliver Commencement address May 27 April 24, 2007 Philanthropist Teresa Heinz Kerry, Museum Curator Edmund Barry Gaither, Reverend Robert Lawrence, and landscape designer Julie Moir Messervy to receive honorary degrees at 107th graduation exercises [more]
Students provide 6,000 hours of reading tutoring to New Bedford children April 23, 2007 University-based service projects recognize the importance of literacy in strengthening the social fabric of our communities [more]
Virginia Tech Memorial Service April 20, 2007 Memorial Service honors the Virginia Tech community [more]
UMass Dartmouth Wind Ensemble to present concert on April 24 April 19, 2007 Program to feature a range of styles, from classical to Broadway [more]
Southcoast Compeer's third annual dinner and charity auction April 27 April 13, 2007 To benefit Compeer's mission of providing volunteer friends to individuals with mental illness [more]
UMass Dartmouth to host Post Oil Conference, April 17-19 April 13, 2007 Series of panels, films and displays to examine America's relationship with oil [more]
New Bedford names official Poet Laureate April 13, 2007 English Department staff member John P. Landry to serve as city's Poet Laureate [more]
UMass Dartmouth strengthens "Innovation Triangle" with opening of 22,000 square foot research facility April 06, 2007 Main campus facility will join university Center For Marine Science and Technology in New Bedford and Advanced Technology Manufacturing Center in Fall River to expand powerful research and development engine [more]
Governor Patrick announces SouthCoast commuter rail plan at UMass Dartmouth April 05, 2007 Governor Deval Patrick chose the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth as the site to announce one of his administration's most important policy initiatives to date - the extension of commuter rail service to southeastern Massachusetts. [more]
Campus police officer Steven Mello named a "Real Hero" by the Red Cross April 02, 2007 Award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated tremendous heroism, courage and service in their community [more]
UMass Dartmouth to strengthen "Innovation Triangle" with opening of  22,000 square foot research facility April 5 April 02, 2007 Main campus facility will join university Center For Marine Science and Technology in New Bedford and Advanced Technology Manufacturing Center in Fall River to form powerful research and development engine [more]
2007 MFA Thesis Exhibition March 29, 2007 Features work representative of the visual theses of 22 Master of Fine Arts degree candidates [more]
Claudia Hommel will perform on stage at UMass Dartmouth April 18 March 28, 2007 Program sponsored by the Boivin Center of French Language and Culture and the University Library Associates [more]
Government of the Azores awards $100,000 to Ferreira Mendes Portuguese-American Archives March 26, 2007 University officials accept grant and launch journal focusing on Azorean author during overseas visit with Azorean president [more]
Understanding Inner Space: The Realm of the Deep Ocean March 20, 2007 Lecture series to be presented by UMass Dartmouth School of Marine Science and Technology, New Bedford Whaling Museum, Mass Marine Fisheries Institute [more]
Changing Lives Through Literature program receives $20,000 grant from Coolidge Family Fund of the Boston Foundation March 19, 2007 Funds will be used to increase the number of graduates from the unique probation program [more]
CVPA Professor's animation chosen for Boston Cyberarts Festival March 19, 2007 "Undulation" selected for inclusion in the upcoming festival's first ever Visual Music Marathon [more]
UMass Board of Trustees approves doctoral programs in Nursing and Portuguese Studies March 14, 2007 Programs aimed at reducing nursing shortage and understanding Portuguese-American contribution [more]
Three New Companies Open at Advanced Technology Manufacturing Center March 13, 2007 Firms specialize in marine science, renewable energy, bio-technology, and medical software [more]
UMass Dartmouth's Carney Library Associates will hold Heirloom Discovery Day March 25 March 13, 2007 Appraisers will be on hand to evaluate your favorite treasures [more]
SouthCoast Compeer needs volunteers March 12, 2007 Compeer provides supportive friendships for people in mental health care, helping them on their road to recovery [more]
Consulate Generals of Germany and Portugal to visit UMass Dartmouth March 13 March 08, 2007 50th anniversary of European Union subject of symposium [more]
Hockey Team Defeats Fitchburg State to Advance to ECAC NE Finals March 01, 2007 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team exploded for three goals during a span of just over three minutes in the second period and went on to a 7-3 victory over Fitchburg State in an Eastern College Athletic Conference Northeast semi-final playoff game at the Stephen Hetland Memorial Arena Wednesday evening. [more]
UMass Dartmouth faces old rival in playoffs Wednesday evening February 26, 2007 Wednesday evening at 7:30pm - Eastern College Athletic Conference Northeast semi-finals. UMass Dartmouth hockey vs. Fitchburg State.   [more]
Hockey Team Begins ECAC Northeast Playoffs at Home Saturday February 21, 2007 With another regular season first place finish behind them, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's hockey team will try to successfully defend their Eastern College Athletic Conference Northeast championship when the conference playoffs begin this Saturday. [more]
Swami Yogatmanada installed as UMass Dartmouth Hindu chaplain February 19, 2007 Swami Yogatmananda, minister of the Providence Vedanta Society, has been appointed Hindu Chaplain [more]
UMass Dartmouth Chancellor cites progress of university, calls on campus to act with urgency on issues facing the community February 16, 2007 Speech reflects on the university's growth in student population and research [more]
UMass Dartmouth receives $150,000 gift to establish the Edmund Dinis Portuguese-American Political, Legal and Public Service Collection February 15, 2007 Gift to establish new collection at the Ferreira Mendes Portuguese-American Archives. [more]
UMass Dartmouth's Center For Jewish Culture will present Lover of Unreason, Feb 27 February 14, 2007 Authors Koren and Negev to speak on recent book about Sylvia Plath [more]
UMass Dartmouth  lab receives $300,000 from New England Transportation Consortium to address deteriorating roads February 13, 2007 Advanced Technology Manufacturing Center-based materials facility focused on multi-billion dollar national problem. [more]
UMass Dartmouth dean named to national business school board February 08, 2007 Honor for Dr. Eileen Peacock reflects quality of Charlton College of Business [more]
UMass Dartmouth examining feasibility of on-campus 55-plus housing February 06, 2007 UMass Dartmouth is working with Campus Continuum, a firm that is developing a network of university-affiliated 55+ active adult communities, to determine whether such a facility would be appropriate and feasible for the campus. [more]
English professor, retired school teacher honored at MLK breakfast February 05, 2007 Philadelphia educator speaks of role models [more]
Exhibition RE: figure GODS + MONSTERS at the University Art Gallery through March 24 January 30, 2007 Figurative paintings and sculptures address issues of contemporary life [more]
Survey of Inc. 500: Fastest growing companies adopt blogging, podcasting and other social media as business tools January 24, 2007 Two out of three companies consider social media to play significant strategic role [more]
Faculty drawing exhibition, January 28 to February 14 January 17, 2007 Presents the art of CVPA's own talented faculty members [more]
UMass Dartmouth observatory to re-open January 17, 2007 Will be the basis for new cooperative outreach program with the Astronomical Society of Southern New England [more]
"Changing Lives Through Literature" professor, retired New Bedford elementary school teacher to be honored at UMass Dartmouth MLK breakfast February 2 January 12, 2007 Nationally recognized Philadelphia educator to be keynote speaker [more]
UMass Dartmouth professor re-thinks complex networks January 04, 2007 Findings suggest change needed in approach to terrorist organizations, health pandemics and other complex networks [more]
UMass Dartmouth to host major bioengineering/biotechnology conference February 9 January 03, 2007 Conference will feature leading experts from academe and industry [more]
Nationally recognized inner city Philadelphia educator featured speaker at UMass Dartmouth Martin Luther King, Jr.  breakfast , Feb. 2, 2007 December 22, 2006 Salome Thomas-EL has received national acclaim as a teacher and chess coach who has motivated students to stay in school and go to college; also appearing will be rising jazz star, 2005 alumna Candida Rose [more]
UMass Dartmouth chosen as a site for regional Patrick-Murray Inauguration Celebration December 21, 2006 Event will emphasize Governor-elect's goals of opening government and bringing Commonwealth's citizens together [more]
UMass Dartmouth Student-Athletes Earn Academic Honors December 11, 2006 More than one in four UMass Dartmouth student-athletes earned academic honors in spring 2006 [more]
Social Change Society to hold alternative gift fair Dec. 13 December 11, 2006 Will promote the works of local crafters, fair trade vendors and small businesses [more]
Kekeli African Drum & Dance Ensemble to Perform at UMass Dartmouth December 12 December 08, 2006 Concert to feature professional master artists in both dance and drumming [more]
UMass President's 2006 Public Service Awards December 08, 2006 Honorees include UMass Dartmouth nursing professor who has focused on community mental health issues [more]
UMass Dartmouth, Bristol Community College accelerate transition for engineering students December 06, 2006 Goal is to increase supply of engineers for regional innovation economy [more]
University to host Gov-elect Patrick transition working group meetings December 05, 2006 Dialogues will focus on the economy, civic engagement, and workforce development. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center graduates two Massachusetts start-up innovation companies December 04, 2006 Companies to create jobs in Fall River and Easton. [more]
U.S. Army ROTC, UMass Dartmouth sign agreement December 04, 2006 To expand access to ROTC programs with courses delivered on the Dartmouth campus [more]
Center for Policy Analysis publishes first book as part of New England Regional Policy Studies Research Project December 01, 2006 Focus is on promotion of conservation goals through creative writing [more]
Labor Education Center to present Future of Work Conference Dec. 9 November 30, 2006 Congressman Frank, Mayors Lambert and Lang to speak [more]
UMass Dartmouth Chorus presents holiday concerts November 30, 2006 The UMass Dartmouth Chorus, under the direction of Anton Belov, is pleased to announce two free holiday concerts during the month of December. [more]
UMass Dartmouth student wins International Sculpture Center Award November 20, 2006 MFA student's work chosen from among 377 entries [more]
History Professor in History Channel Documentary November 18, 2006 Len Travers, associate professor of history at UMass Dartmouth, shares his expert commentary in History Channel documentary about the pilgrims. The three-hour special premiers Sunday, November 19. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Wind Ensemble to perform November 28 November 16, 2006 On Tuesday, November 28, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Tobias Monte, will present its annual free fall concert beginning at 7:30 p.m. [more]
UMass Dartmouth dance team to perform at Celtics game Nov. 8 October 26, 2006 Performing jazz, hip hip, lyrical and ballet, the team will compete against other schools this year [more]
Women's Resource Center will host a Women's Leadership Symposium on October 31 October 25, 2006 Focus will be on successful women who work for social change [more]
Quebec's Richard Hetu will speak at UMass Dartmouth on November 14 October 24, 2006 Noted journalist and author will speak about his literary work including the recently published novel "Rendez-Vous a L'Etoile" [more]
Author Gloria Golden will give lecture at UMass Dartmouth December 3 October 24, 2006 Program on Golden's book "Remnants of the Crypto-Jews Among Hispanic Americans" [more]
UMass Dartmouth Theatre Company Opens 40th Gala Season with "The Diary of Anne Frank" October 20, 2006 Inspiring World War II coming-of-age drama to be performed Nov. 16-19 on the Angus Bailey, Jr. Stage [more]
UMass Dartmouth Charlton College of Business listed among Princeton Review's "Best 282 Business Schools" in 2007 edition October 20, 2006 Schools are chosen for their academic programs, institutional data and the candid opinions of current students [more]
UMass Dartmouth Library Renovation Campaign Begins with nearly $3 Million in Commitments October 16, 2006 Library  named in honor of UMass Dartmouth alumna, former trustee, and advocate Claire T. Carney. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Engineering Department teams with Habitat for Humanity to build a solar house in Plymouth October 11, 2006 Groundbreaking ceremony to be held on October 14 [more]
UMass Dartmouth Alumni Association to hold Annual Awards Ceremony October 10, 2006 Honorees include family of slain UMass Dartmouth student [more]
First Corsair Alum Joins New England Basketball Hall of Fame October 06, 2006 The first alumnus of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth to be inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame will take his place when the fourth class of inductees is honored at a ceremony at the University of Rhode Island's Ryan Center this Friday evening. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Homecoming Weekend is Oct. 13, 14 and 15 October 06, 2006 Weekend to feature Athletic Hall of Fame, Parade, Barbecue, Awards Brunch and more... [more]
Dr. Marc Widershien, D'Anna Fortunato and John McDonald will perform October 29 at UMass Dartmouth October 06, 2006 A Boy's Memories of Boston in Words and Music with Opera Star D'Anna Fortunato [more]
University Art Gallery Exhibition features Robert Beauchamp: Paintings from the 1960s October 06, 2006 The University Art Gallery exhibition will run from September 23rd through October 21st. [more]
Nursing Dean is Keynote Speaker at Diabetes Management Symposium October 06, 2006 The Dean of the UMass Dartmouth College of Nursing will be the Keynote Speaker at Diabetes Management Symposium on Thursday, October 12. [more]
Forum on Sept. 28: "Whose Life is it Anyway?  The Ethics of Biotech" September 26, 2006 First in a series of "Speak Up, Speak Out" current events forums being organized by faculty from the political science, English, philosophy and women's studies departments [more]
Second Annual Invention To Venture Workshop September 21, 2006 One-day, intensive workshop presents the basics of transforming technological ideas into business ventures, to be held October 20 at the ATMC [more]
Call for nominations for Drum Major Award in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. September 15, 2006 Nominations due Nov. 10 to recognize individuals who strive to realize Dr. King's dream of justice, social equality and peace [more]
Wiretapping is subject of UMass Dartmouth, Southern New England School of Law forum Sept. 21 September 12, 2006 In observance of Constitution Day, the program will focus on the National Security Agency's warrantless surveillance program [more]
UMass Dartmouth celebrates faculty scholars September 12, 2006 Eleven books added to the Wall of Scholarship reflect the "passionate teachers and pioneers in our midst" [more]
Bioneers by the Bay conference hosts internationally acclaimed gathering of scientific and social innovators September 12, 2006 Three-day celebration of the earth and how to save it set for October 20-22 at UMass Dartmouth [more]
UMass Dartmouth to welcome largest ever freshman class September 01, 2006 Chancellor MacCormack announces bold plan to modernize library, the "intellectual heart of the university" [more]
James J. Karam re-elected as UMass Board chairman August 24, 2006 Praised for "strong leadership and outstanding record of accomplishment" [more]
Prof. Mel Yoken and Cynthia Yoken honored by American Association of Teachers of French August 23, 2006 Elected life members of the AATF, the association's most prestigious honor [more]
Alum to show documentary on Moby Dick illustrator at Whaling Museum, Aug.  24 August 20, 2006 Frederick Lewis's film celebrates Rockwell Kent, well-known artist of the 30s and 40s [more]
U.S. News ranks UMass Dartmouth #1 among New England "master's" public universities August 18, 2006 Engineering program among the best for undergraduates [more]
Center for Jewish Culture to present "Jewish Lifelines," Sept. 14 August 18, 2006 Program to feature the recollections of SouthCoast residents with a panel discussion and display [more]
Changing Lives Through Literature program receives $100,000 from state legislature August 17, 2006 Funding will allow the alternative sentencing program to expand its services [more]
UMass Dartmouth Alumni Association announces scholarship awards August 14, 2006 Eight deserving students receive awards [more]
UMass Dartmouth receives $150K bio-materials grant from UMass system July 30, 2006 Project brings engineers and biologists together to advance cellular and tissue engineering [more]
Public policy strategist elected president of Alumni Association July 13, 2006 Other newly-elected officers include a cardiovascular researcher, a development executive with an arts background and a partner in an accounting firm [more]
U.S. awards $1.75 million to UMass Dartmouth to advance math and science teaching July 12, 2006 Senator Edward M. Kennedy announced today that the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will receive $209,511 for the first year of a five-year grant under the Transition to Teaching Program of the Department of Education.  The grant will fund the SouthCoast Teacher Corps Partnership. [more]
Freedom Festival at UMass Dartmouth July 3 to feature fireworks, New Bedford Symphony Orchestra June 22, 2006 Fireworks will fill the sky and music will fill the air at the Bank of America Freedom Festival scheduled for July 3 on the UMass Dartmouth campus. [more]
Policy analysis director and economic development chief honored by NB Workforce Investment Board June 22, 2006 UMass Dartmouth Center for Policy Analysis Director Clyde Barrow and Assistant Chancellor for Economic Development Paul Vigeant received special recognition awards from the Greater New Bedford Workforce Investment Board at its recent Annual Meeting at the Wamsutta Club. [more]
Study: Businesses need to engage customers in the blogosphere June 14, 2006 Center for Marketing Research interviewed 74 bloggers to learn best practices and emerging strategies [more]
Golf tournament to benefit SHARE Foundation June 14, 2006 The Ben Boyle Golf Classic will be held on Sunday, July 30, 2006 at the Richmond Country Club in Hope Valley, Rhode Island. Proceeds from this tournament will benefit the Society for Human Advancement through Rehabilitation Engineering (SHARE). SHARE is the funding arm of the Center for Rehabilitation Engineering at UMass Dartmouth. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Radio Station powers up July 1 June 09, 2006 WSMU to become WUMD and expand reach throughout southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island [more]
Center for University, School and Community Partnerships launches innovative program for principals June 05, 2006 "Leading for Learning" to develop SouthCoast's next generation of school principals [more]
UMass Dartmouth and Bristol Community College launch "Fast-Track" Program for paraprofessionals June 05, 2006 Bachelor's degree program is aimed at paraprofessionals working in the New Bedford and Fall River public schools [more]
Bard College's Clemente Course graduates first New Bedford class at the Whaling Museum May 29, 2006 Course in the humanities for low-income residents of New Bedford was also sponsored by PACE, UMass Dartmouth and the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities [more]
UMass Dartmouth Awards 1,387 Undergraduate and Graduate Diplomas May 28, 2006 The New York Times Company President Janet Robinson urges graduates to make the right and courageous choices. Robinson, former UMass Trustee William Giblin, Wall Street Executive William Hayden, and Lincoln historian Harold Holzer awarded honorary degrees. Provost Esposito, Hayden announce gifts at honorary degree dinner [more]
Garcia Fourth at NCAA Track Championships, Earns All-America Honors May 27, 2006 Junior Jon Garcia (Stoneham, MA/Stoneham HS) of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's track team earned his fourth consecutive All-American honor by finishing fourth in the 110 meter hurdles at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships at The Village of Lisle-Benedictine University Sports Complex Saturday afternoon. [more]
Commencement features on the Web May 24, 2006 Graduating students, family members and friends will find a variety of online features [more]
Karen Payton and Collaborators Awarded NIH Grant May 24, 2006 Dr. Karen Payton, professor of electrical and computer engineering, and several collaborators from MIT were awarded a $1.9 million grant by the National Institutes of Health [more]
UMass Dartmouth to award 1,387 undergraduate and graduate diplomas May 28 May 22, 2006 The New York Times Company President Janet Robinson to deliver UMass Dartmouth commencement address and receive honorary degree along with former UMass trustee William Giblin, Wall Street executive William Hayden, and Lincoln historian Harold Holzer [more]
Alumni Relations Director heads to Portugal for Young Leaders Conference May 22, 2006 Joe DeMedeiros joins other delegates for a weeklong conference focusing on youth [more]
Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture to host forum at Library of Congress, May 19 May 17, 2006 To launch literary journal on foremost Brazilian author [more]
Dr. Theophano Mitsa Honored by New York State May 17, 2006 Dr. Theophano Mitsa of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and her advisor Dean Kevin Parker from the University of Rochester were recognized by New York State's Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities in their list of 50 years of achievements by universities in New York state. [more]
Jon Garcia breaks his own school record and wins Open NE 110-meter hurdles May 12, 2006 UMass Dartmouth's Jon Garcia breaks his own school record and wins the Open New England championship in the 110-Meter Hurdles. [more]
Study: Research investment needed to keep cranberry industry competitive May 09, 2006 Innovation, technology and market expansion are the keys to future success for Massachusetts cranberry growers [more]
Girls and Society discussion continues May 5 at UMass Dartmouth ATMC May 04, 2006 Symposium focuses on current pressures and issues faced by girls [more]
UMass Dartmouth opens new retail and dining commons May 04, 2006 "Commons at Birch" will feature Webfood® kiosks and flat-screen electronic menus [more]
Public forum and films on Vietnam, Iraq and soldier dissent at UMass Dartmouth, May 1 and May 3 April 28, 2006 Events to mark the 35th anniversary of the Dewey Canyon III protests organized in Washington, D.C. by Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) [more]
Fall River Children's Film Festival, May 1-20 April 27, 2006 UMass Dartmouth and the city of Fall River announce the second annual festival celebrating films based on classic children's stories [more]
"Business of Water" dialogue at UMass Dartmouth May 12 April 27, 2006 Former Massachusetts development chief Doug Foy to deliver keynote at conference designed to build bridges between environmental and economic imperatives [more]
Undergraduate Psychology Conference at UMass Dartmouth, April 29 April 27, 2006 Event gives students opportunities to present research, talk to graduate representatives, and attend sessions with guest speakers [more]
Concrete Canoe Competition hosted by UMass Dartmouth, April 29-30 April 25, 2006 Students and faculty from 11 universities compete in the event, which challenges design and problem-solving skills [more]
Collaboration with Procter & Gamble April 21, 2006 The Department of Materials & Textiles is collaborating with Procter & Gamble on a new dry-cleaning agent. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Wind Ensemble to perform April 25 April 21, 2006 Concert program to include works by Holst, Williams, Grainger as well as Smith's The Odyssey [more]
Celebrate National Poetry Month with Erica Funkhouser April 20, 2006 A great way to celebrate National Poetry Month is to attend a poetry reading. Poet Erica Funkhouser will give a reading at UMass Dartmouth April 27. [more]
Charlton family story basis for UMass Dartmouth business planning class April 19, 2006 Freshmen in the College of Business gain inspiration from the biography of the late Earle P. Charlton, pioneering Fall River entrepreneur [more]
UMass Dartmouth marine scientists receive NSF grants totaling $1 million April 14, 2006 The funding is to examine the effects of climate change on marine ecosystems and the environmentally sensitive area where rivers mix with the ocean [more]
New York Times Company president to deliver UMass Dartmouth commencement address April 11, 2006 Janet Robinson will receive an honorary degree along with former UMass trustee William Giblin, Wall Street executive William Hayden, and Lincoln historian Harold Holzer [more]
Marine science congressional briefing focuses on collaboration and opportunities April 03, 2006 U.S. Reps. Barney Frank and William Delahunt met with leaders in marine science and technology to discuss major national and global opportunities [more]
Open House for Prospective Graduate Students March 28, 2006 The College of Engineering at UMass Dartmouth will hold an open house for prospective graduate students from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, 2006. [more]
Civic engagement summit at UMass Dartmouth April 3-11 March 22, 2006 Paul Loeb, author of Soul of a Citizen, to be featured as policy leaders, faculty, and students gather to discuss the intersection of learning, teaching,  and service [more]
Global human rights focus of UMass Dartmouth lecture series March 16, 2006 UMass Dartmouth will host a series of major lectures this spring focusing on global human rights issues.  Speakers include a man who spent 10 years imprisoned in Sudanese, a photographer who has used her camera to raise awareness of worldwide oppression, and an advocate of "grass roots globalization." [more]
International literary scholar to receive UMass Dartmouth honorary degree on April 7 March 16, 2006 Stanley Fish, an internationally recognized literary scholar who has become a leading agent provocateur in the culture wars of the past two decades will receive an honorary degree from UMass Dartmouth on April 7. [more]
Deepak Ram Flute Concert With Aditya Kalyanpur on Tabla March 16, 2006 Flute Maestro Deepak will be presenting a Flute Concert in the Main Auditorium at UMass Dartmouth on March 31 at 6:30 p.m. [more]
Promoting the Development of Portuguese Business Enterprises March 16, 2006 Charlton College of Business in conjunction with the Center for Portuguese Studies announces a half-day workshop to be held on April 8. [more]
Join the Tri-County Symphonic Band in some "Island Hopping" March 16, 2006 Jamie Eckert, currently the director of percussion studies at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, and his steel drum band "El Caribe' will be the guest performers at the Tri-County Symphonic Band concert on Sunday, March 26, 2006, beginning at 3 p.m. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Starts Ruckus: Music Service Available Free to Students March 14, 2006 Students can now download digital music safely, legally and at no charge [more]
UMass Dartmouth design alumnus creates Olympics animation February 22, 2006 UMass Dartmouth alumnus Nick Francis won't be heading to the Winter Olympic Games this winter, but his work will. [more]
UMass Researchers Investigate Lobster Decline in Buzzards Bay February 09, 2006 Water quality, shell disease among the suspects. [more]
MLK "Drum Majors" celebrated February 07, 2006 Greensboro 4 member, Bristol Community College president, Dean of College of Arts and Sciences celebrated for contributions [more]
Jazz CD helps UMass Dartmouth freshmen adjust to campus life February 06, 2006 'Jazz For Success' named student services 'Program of the Year' for Massachusetts and New England [more]
NBPS/SMAST Launch Partnership February 06, 2006 Program to involve curriculum building, resource sharing, and internships. [more]
New Exhibition at The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Art Gallery in New Bedford February 03, 2006 The University Art Gallery will be featuring the exhibition, Paul Rudolph: The Florida House, from February 3 through March 24. [more]
University of Massachusetts Professor Funded to Investigate Planktonic "Thin Layers" February 03, 2006 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth professor has received funding from the Office of Naval Research for $162,075 to participate in the summer 2006 Layered Organization in the Coastal Ocean (LOCO) experiment on the California coast. [more]
CVPA Campus Gallery Presents Bronze Casting Exhibition February 03, 2006 The CVPA Campus Gallery at UMass Dartmouth continues its 2005-2006 exhibition program with Bronze Casting, a unique exhibition of the bronze sculptures of faculty, alumni, and students in the CVPA. [more]
UMass Dartmouth announces scholarship in name of late state Senator Mary Fonseca January 27, 2006 The announcement was made in the UMass Dartmouth Library, where the senator's personal papers are archived [more]
Chancellor named SouthCoast Woman of the Year January 26, 2006 The New Bedford Standard-Times named Chancellor MacCormack SouthCoast Woman of Year for 2005, citing her "dedication to improving UMass Dartmouth and, through it, the lives of our region's people" [more]
Brazilian Choro Music: Concert and Lecture by Paulo Sa January 26, 2006 Mandolin player and musicologist presents concert and lecture on the history of Brazilian choro music on Feb 4, at 8 p.m. in Recital Hall, Group VI/Room 153 [more]
UMass Dartmouth presents MLK Drum Major awards Feb. 3 January 13, 2006 Dean of Arts and Sciences, Bristol Community College president, and Greensboro lunch counter protester to be honored [more]
SouthCoast Education Compact College Guide Released January 05, 2006 2006 guide to be published in three languages and will focus on parents. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Professor to Help Develop Prediction System for Brazil December 28, 2005 The Brazilian national research foundation, Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico (CNPq), awarded the two-year research grant to Prof. Avijit Gangopadhyay [more]
UMass Dartmouth Portuguese-American archives to house influential author's papers December 07, 2005 Alfred Lewis works to be celebrated December 14 at library [more]
Math professor posthumously honored for public service December 03, 2005 Jim Kaput's work cited by UMass president and trustees [more]
Center for Policy Analysis donates dictionaries to Morton Middle School December 01, 2005 Dr. Clyde W. Barrow, Director of the Center for Policy analysis, said, "The ability to read, comprehend, and write is a fundamental skill in the new information society. Fall River's future literally depends on students who master these skills." [more]
John Methia will lecture on re-purposing videos: HD TV, web streaming and pod casts November 30, 2005 John Methia, Executive Producer/Owner of Clicknet.tv and Creative Services Director, WLNE TV in Providence, will lecture at UMass Dartmouth on December 14, 1  2 p.m. [more]
UMass Dartmouth sets fundraising record in FY05 November 29, 2005 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth raised more than $6 million in the last fiscal year to support student scholarships and faculty academic pursuits, setting a new annual fundraising record for the rapidly growing campus. [more]
Throwbacks: Selected Poems by James Bobrick November 30 at Gallery X November 29, 2005 James Bobrick will read selections from the book and sign copies for guests. Light refreshments will be served. [more]
New Exhibition at The University Art Gallery at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth November 18, 2005 The University Art Gallery is pleased to announce that the artist, Marguerite White, has created a light and shadow installation called, Port Of Entry, inside its gallery. [more]
UMass Dartmouth associate professor elected Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers Region 1 November 18, 2005 Dr. Howard E. Michel, Associate Professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has been elected Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Region 1 Director-elect for 2006 and 2007 and Director for 2008 and 2009. [more]
Big federal boost for textiles, materials science research November 10, 2005 Congressmen Frank, McGovern, Delahunt; Senators Kennedy and Kerry secure $1.2 million for National Textile Center work [more]
Kennedy, Kerry, Frank secure $4.8 million for marine science November 10, 2005 Funds will support SMAST and Division of Marine Fisheries research [more]
Massachusetts And Rhode Island Residents Have Wagered Nearly $100 Billion At Foxwoods & Mohegan Sun November 09, 2005 Bay Staters bet another $3.4 billion on video slots at Lincoln Park and Newport Grand [more]
The 2005 Solar Decathlon is over! November 08, 2005 The 2005 Solar Decathlon is over! UMass Dartmouth's Contest Home finished last competing this year for the first time in the U.S. Department of Energy contest, but the finish doesn't begin to tell the story of the experiences. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Professor D. Boerth Presented Research In Washington, D.C. November 04, 2005 Dr. Boerth presented the results from his study on the effects of pesticides on DNA of plants and humans to the National Meeting of the American Chemical Society [more]
SMAST Professor Elected VP of International Scientific Organization November 04, 2005 SMAST's Dr. Turner has been elected Vice President of the World Association of Copepodologists. The nine hundred international scientists study the most abundant multi-cellular animals on the planet. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Now Home to NOAA Fisheries Service CMER Program November 04, 2005 NOAA Fisheries Service and the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth have announced the initiation of a Cooperative Marine Education and Research (CMER) Program at UMass Dartmouth's School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST) in New Bedford. [more]
Changing Lives Through Literature subject of new book November 03, 2005 Innovative alternative sentencing strategy gaining support from opposite ends of the social/political spectrum. [more]
UMass Dartmouth calls for nominations for Drum Major Award in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. November 02, 2005 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack announced that the University is accepting nominations for its annual Drum Major Award to memorialize the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. [more]
UMass Dartmouth judicial politics expert comments on Miers withdrawal October 28, 2005 Kenneth L. Manning, a political science professor at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, a national authority on judicial politics, and co-author of the book, Judicial Process in America, commented today on Harriet Miers' withdrawal of her Supreme Court nomination. [more]
Jack Welch to speak at manufacturing conference at Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center October 27, 2005 Jack Welch, the legendary former CEO of General Electric, will speak at the Manufacturing Competitiveness Conference (MCC) hosted by the UMass Dartmouth Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center (ATMC) in Fall River on November 16. Mr. Welch will be introduced by the Governor's Office and will engage the audience in a discussion about manufacturing competitiveness. Each invited attendee will receive a copy of Mr. Welch's book Winning. [more]
UMass Dartmouth presents Liberating Women November 4, 5 October 26, 2005 Liberating Women is a play written by Juli Parker that examines the current backlash against reproductive rights and a women's right to choose. [more]
UMass Dartmouth-led team discovers non-stop swimming required by some sharks to stay alive October 26, 2005 Findings to be published in prestigious Nature journal this week [more]
UMass Dartmouth researcher identifies cancer-fighting cranberry compound October 21, 2005 The work of Dr. Catherine Neto and her colleagues, published in aninternational science journal, is one of the first examinations of cranberry compounds' anti-cancer activity. [more]
English Department Colloquium Series presents 'Working Things Out' November 10 October 19, 2005 The romantic comedy will be followed by a question and answer session with Playwright and Professor, Morgan James Peters I aka Mwalim [more]
SMAST Reorganizes October 19, 2005 SMAST reorganizes administration of the graduate school and enhances existing partnerships with the Division of Marine Fisheries, NOAA and the fishing fleet. [more]
Memorial service to celebrate the life and work of the late Dr. James Kaput October 13, 2005 A memorial service to celebrate the life and work of the late Dr. James Kaput has been scheduled for Friday, November 4, 2005 at 4 p.m. in the Main Auditorium of UMass Dartmouth. [more]
Center for University, School and Community Partnerships receives $54,000 grant from NEH October 11, 2005 CUSP receives a $54,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to fund "Visions of Slavery and Freedom in the Writings of Lydia Maria Child, Frederick Douglass, Herman Melville and Harriet Jacobs" Faculty Humanities Workshops for teachers from grades 8-12. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Constitution Forum Oct. 6 October 04, 2005 UMass Dartmouth will host a forum entitled "Peering Back and Looking Forward in 2005" in observance of Constitution Day. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Center for Indic Studies marks fourth anniversary with Hindustani classical concert September 29, 2005 The concert will feature sarod master Rajeev Taranath with Aditya Kalyanpur on the tabla. [more]
UMass Dartmouth alumni to honor six for service and excellence during Homecoming Weekend September 27, 2005 The UMass Dartmouth Alumni Association will honor six people who have distinguished themselves in their careers and in their service to the University and communitty. The annual alumni brunch, which will be held this Sunday at 10:30 a.m. in the Campus Center, will culminate Homecoming Weekend at UMass Dartmouth and be followed with a series of Fall Festival events. [more]
Two studies of Portuguese-Americans in Southeastern Massachusetts to be discussed at conference September 21, 2005 Studies contribute significantly to understanding the region's politics, social history, economics and levels of education [more]
Constitution dialogues at UMass Dartmouth and Southern New England School of Law on Sept. 22 September 20, 2005 Focus on First Amendment, anonymous sources, the judiciary and more with top scholars, and media members [more]
UMass Dartmouth/Shore Support release report on New Bedford fishermen working conditions September 19, 2005 A study by UMass Dartmouth economist Daniel Georgianna and fishermen advocacy organization Shore Support finds fishermen are working longer hours per trip. [more]
UMass Dartmouth to Offer Master of Public Policy Degree; Receives Final Approval From Massachusetts September 15, 2005 The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education voted today to approve a new Master of Public Policy (MPP) degree to be offered at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth starting in January 2006. [more]
Ground Broken for Major UMass Dartmouth Research Facility September 13, 2005 UMass Dartmouth officials broke ground today for a major new laboratory facility that will dramatically expand the university's research capability, which has already grown from $7 million to more than $17 million in annual activity over the last five years. [more]
Changing Lives Through Literature Included in State Budget September 12, 2005 Alternative sentencing and probation program is a national model [more]
UMass Dartmouth Corsair Hall of Fame Announces Inductees for Class of 2005 September 12, 2005 Two former Corsair track athletes, Jean Lincoln Gauthier '94 and Mark C. W. Montigny '84 along with the late Bill Gathright, UMass Dartmouth's long-time Sports Information Director, are the inductees into the UMass Dartmouth Corsair Hall of Fame for 2005. [more]
Bioneers by the Bay: Connecting for Change Conference to be held Oct. 14 to 16, at UMass Dartmouth September 09, 2005 This event is sure to become a profoundly inspiring, dynamic and successful annual experience. The Bioneers by the Bay conference is a fertile network, rich with inspiring ideas, models, tools, resources, and powerful connections. Speakers, interactive workshops, live music, a film festival, and a farmer's market are what can be expected from this first annual conference. [more]
Groundbreaking for research facility and Wall of Scholarship ceremony to celebrate discovery September 06, 2005 UMass Dartmouth will celebrate its missions of discovery and creativity with the groundbreaking for a new 20,000 square foot research facility and the second annual Scholarship Wall ceremony on Sept. 13. [more]
Fireworks to Kick Off New Academic Year at UMass Dartmouth September 02, 2005 The 30-minute fireworks display will begin at 8:30 p.m. and is open to the public. Students will participate in a variety of welcome activities... [more]
UMass Dartmouth Alumni, Bristol County Convention and Visitors Bureau support area business August 23, 2005 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Alumni Association and the Bristol County Convention and Visitors Bureau are teaming up to support area businesses and cultural organizations and connect thousands of alumni to their university. [more]
US News & World Report ranks UMass Dartmouth top New England public university of its kind August 22, 2005 U.S. News & World Report's 2006 America's Best Colleges issue has ranked UMass Dartmouth the best public institution of its kind in New England and cited the College of Engineering as having one of the best undergraduate programs among similar universities. [more]
Alumni Homecoming To Include Bike Collection For Needy Families Around The Globe August 22, 2005 Homecoming at UMass Dartmouth is going to be a little different for 1976 graduate David Schweidenback this year. While he may be returning to his hometown of Dartmouth and his alma mater this fall, he will be thinking about people and places from home. [more]
Business Open House At UMass Dartmouth August 19, 2005 The UMass Dartmouth Charlton College of Business (CCB) and office of Professional & Continuing Education are pleased to announce an Open House to learn about the Masters of Business Administration (MBA), Post-baccalaureate Management Certificate program and the Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting program. [more]
Education Open House At UMass Dartmouth August 19, 2005 The UMass Dartmouth Department of Education and office of Professional & Continuing Education are pleased to announce an Open House to learn about Teacher Certification, Master of Arts in Teaching and MTEL Prep Courses. It will be held Tuesday, August 23, 5:00-7:00 pm at the UMass Dartmouth Professional & Continuing Education Center in Fall River. The Center is located at 139 South Main Street, the former Cherry & Webb building. [more]
Professor Anthony J. Miraglia's New Digital And Mixed Media Work At Star Store Gallery 244 August 03, 2005 This new body of work, inspired by trips to his native Sicily, incorporates digital collages that are printed on various types of paper and then worked over with colored pencil or acrylic paint. Professor Miraglia began experimenting with this new technology during a sabbatical leave several years ago in an effort to keep pace with the many students in his classes that were working digitally. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Summer Academy August 01, 2005 A group of students from the Global Learning Charter School in New Bedford are spending their summer learning how to build their own businesses. They are the first class of the UMass Dartmouth Charlton College of Business SAY-YES (SouthCoast Aspiring Youth-Yearn to be EntrpreneurS) program. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Charlton College Of Business Introduces High School Students To Entrepreneurship July 18, 2005 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Charlton College of Business is reaching out to the SouthCoast region community this summer by instituting the first summer entrepreneurship program for high school students, grades ten through twelve [more]
UMass Dartmouth produces TV ads to promote shellfish following red tide crisis July 14, 2005 The UMass Dartmouth Center for Business Research is leading a TV advertising effort to encourage consumers to eat shellfish again [more]
Putting a human face on terror July 14, 2005 History professor Brian Glyn Williams wrote this article about the human cost behind terror, published in the Standard Times of New Bedford. [more]
Chancellor MacCormack: State budget is strong statement of support for public higher education June 24, 2005 Chancellor MacCormack praised the Massachusetts House and Senate today for passing a budget that increases funding for public higher education [more]
July 1 Fireworks, Pops Concert Planned At UMass Dartmouth June 23, 2005 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, the Town of Dartmouth and the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra will join July 1 in presenting a fireworks display and pops concert to kick off Independence Day weekend and celebrate the strong partnership that exists between the University and the community. [more]
Losing Jonathan now on CD will be broadcast on WSMU June 13-17 June 08, 2005 'Losing Jonathan' now on CD will be broadcast on WSMU June 13-17 from 6-7 p.m. WSMU 91.1 on the FM dial or via webcast at www.wsmu.org. [more]
1,471 graduates receive degrees at 105th UMass Dartmouth Commencement May 22, 2005 New Bedford native, UMass alum urges high self-expectation. [more]
College of Arts and Sciences honors alumni April 28, 2005 A state lawmaker, heart surgeon, and professor will be the recipients of the first annual College of Arts and Sciences Samuel A. Stone Alumni Achievement Awards at UMass Dartmouth tonight. The awards, named in honor of the late founding dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, will be presented tonight at a dinner organized by the college and the UMass Dartmouth Alumni Association. [more]
Oscar-winning screenwriter to deliver UMass Dartmouth commencement address April 25, 2005 Brian Helgeland, class of 1983, to join civil war historian, Portuguese-American civic leader, nationally acclaimed author in receiving honorary degrees May 22 Brian Helgeland, a New Bedford native who graduated from UMass Dartmouth in 1983 and has established himself as one of the leading screenwriters in Hollywood, will deliver the commencement address and receive an honorary degree when 1,500 UMass Dartmouth students graduate May 22. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Study: The Nation's Pets Should Be Targeted By The Cranberry Industry April 22, 2005 A University of the Massachusetts Dartmouth study released today concludes that the nation's 377 million cats, dogs and other pets represent a potentially explosive new market for the cranberry industry, in part due to the health benefits offered by the tiny red berry. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Announces $1.5 Million Endowment For Portuguese-American Archives April 15, 2005 UMASS DARTMOUTH ANNOUNCES $1.5 MILLION ENDOWMENT FOR PORTUGUESE-AMERICAN ARCHIVES Includes $1 million in private gifts plus $500,000 state match The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth today announced a $1.5 million endowment that will support the Portuguese-American Archives housed at the University library. The archives are already among the largest collections of materials documenting the immigration of Portuguese people to America. [more]
'Save A Life' Tour Drunk Driving Simulator at UMD April 22 April 13, 2005 North Dartmouth, Massachusetts- UMD students will soon have the opportunity to experience the effects of driving an automobile while intoxicated without ever touching a drink. The 'Save A Life'Tour's state-of-the art, interactive drunk driving simulator, will visit UMD's Tripp Athletic Center on Friday, April 22 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Athletics Department, Health Services/Health Education, and the UMD Peer Health Educators. [more]
Basic Safety and Survival Training Workshop for Commercial Fishermen at SMAST on April 16 and May 7 April 08, 2005 SMAST is the location of a Basic safety and survival training workshop for commercial fishermen [more]
Founders of Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream to visit UMD April 14 April 08, 2005 Ben Cohen & Jerry Greenfield are the co-founders of Ben & Jerry's Homemade, Inc. and they will give a presentation at UMass Dartmouth. [more]
Brian Pastori awarded Jonathan Blake Waxler Memorial Prize for Social Justice April 08, 2005 This year's winner of the Jonathan Blake Waxler Memorial Prize for Social Justice at the University of Massachusetts is Brian Pastori of Medford, a senior sociology major, who embodies the vision of justice that Jonathan so deeply believed in. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Percussion Ensemble to perform Spring Concert April 12 April 06, 2005 UMass Dartmouth Percussion Ensemble to perform Spring Concert April 12 Who: The UMass Dartmouth Percussion Ensemble, El Caribe and Sounds of Ashe What: Annual spring concert Where: Main Auditorium [more]
The UMassD Women's Center presents Hear Me! April 06, 2005 The UMass Dartmouth Women's Center presents Hear Me! What: Staged reading of the original play Hear Me! Stories of Rape When: Saturday, April 16th, 2005, 7 p.m. [more]
UMass Dartmouth College of Nursing honors 'Partners in Caring' April 04, 2005 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth College of Nursing presented its first Partners in Caring Recognition Awards to eight groups of nurses in Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island on April 1. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Announces New Fundraising Leader April 04, 2005 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack today announced the appointment of Jeffrey A. Wolfman to the position of vice chancellor for institutional advancement, effective immediately. [more]
Shakespeare & Company to perform Julius Caesar at UMass Dartmouth April 7 March 29, 2005 Dartmouth,MA --A single performance of Julius Caesar will be presented at the University of Massachusetts Main Auditorium on April 7 at 8 p.m. A techniques workshop will be held at 4 p.m. [more]
Breaking New Ground at the College of Nursing March 29, 2005 The College of Nursing will hold a Partners in Caring Recognition Ceremony on March 31 and The Reframing the Chronic Illness Conference on April 1 [more]
Frederick Douglass Lecture features Deborah Prothrow-Stith on April 5 March 28, 2005 As part of the Breaking New Ground Initiative, Debora Prothrow Stith, associate dean of the Harvard School of Public Health, author and expert on community violence prevention will speak at UMass Dartmouth and at the Days Inn, New Bedford, Tuesday, April 5. [more]
Breaking New Ground: Paul Rudolph and the Architecture of the UMass Dartmouth Campus March 28, 2005 When the first building of the UMass Dartmouth campus was completed in 1966, some thought it heralded the construction of the most beautiful campus in the U.S. Others were appalled by its austere gray style. Whatever the reaction, architect Paul Rudolphs vision for the campus evoked a strong response then and still does today. The UMass Dartmouth Library will host a symposium on its renowned architect beginning at 9 a.m., April 13. [more]
UMass Dartmouth will screen the film The Journey Of Cape Verde on March 30 March 27, 2005 The Journey Of Cape Verde is a recent documentary that explores issues of culture, identity and community in Cape Verde and in the growing Cape Verdean diaspora. Narrated in Krioulu and Portuguese (with English subtitles), the film was recently screened at the African Arts and Film Festival in Los Angeles. [more]
The Center for Jewish Culture will hold two events in April at UMass Dartmouth March 26, 2005 The Center for Jewish Culture will hold two events in April at UMASS Dartmouth Guest speakers are Sharon Leder and Stephen Z. Cohen [more]
Children's Center for Learning Accredited By NAEYC March 24, 2005 Dartmouth, MA - UMass Dartmouth Children's Center for Learning has earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the nation's leading organization of early childhood professionals [more]
A Forum On Biotechnology And The Economy Of The Southcoast Region On March 24 March 21, 2005 UMass Dartmouth Will Be Hosting A Forum On Biotechnology And The Economy Of The Southcoast Region On March 24 [more]
Emmy winning writer/producer of The Simpsons to speak at UMass Dartmouth March 30 March 10, 2005 Mike Reiss, producer and writer for The Simpsons and other popular television shows will appear at UMass Dartmouth March 30, at 7 p.m. in the Main Auditorium. [more]
UMass Dartmouth To Highlight Colleges - Community Connecting Work March 10, 2005 Biotechnology, chronic illness, violence, literacy, architecture, arts, oceans and more is the focus of Breaking New Ground events on campus and in the community [more]
Largest Estuaries Project in Commonwealth History Nears Halfway Point February 22, 2005 A $1.2-million award has been received by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to finance the 2005 segment of the largest estuaries project in the Commonwealth's history. The award is part of a $12.5-million project that began in 2002. [more]
Marine Graduate School to Award First Degrees February 19, 2005 The University of Massachusetts' new marine graduate school, begun in 2001 to leverage the teaching and research of all UMass campuses, will award its first degrees this month. [more]
Leading Afghan human rights leader to speak at UMass Dartmouth Feb. 23 February 18, 2005 Dr. Sima Samar stood up to the Taliban in defense of women's health and education Dr. Sima Samar, an Afghan medical doctor who ignored death threats and defied the Taliban to provide the girls and women of her country with access to health care and education, will speak at UMass Dartmouth on Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m. The event will be held in the Main Auditorium in the Campus Center and is free and open to the public. [more]
Women's Funny Shorts: A Festival of New Plays by Women at UMass Dartmouth January 30, 2005 Festival of plays by women at UMass Dartmouth Women's Funny Shorts: A Festival of New Plays by Women Thursday, Feb. 17 and Friday, Feb. 18 [more]
UMass Dartmouth To Honor Community 'Drum Majors' January 19, 2005 YWCA Executive Director Yvonne Drayton and UMass Nursing Prof. Jeanne Leffers will be honored at the 2005 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Martin Luther King Jr. Drum Major Award breakfast on January 28. U.S. Rep. James McGovern will be the keynote speaker for the event. [more]
Quahog May Hold Key to Botulism Antidote January 19, 2005 Quahog May Hold Key to Botulism Antidote UMass Dartmouth researchers exploring New England seafood stalwart's ability to survive massive doses of deadly toxin [more]
UMass trustees approve public law school in Dartmouth December 21, 2004 The UMass Board of Trustees approved the acquisition of the Southern New England School of Law in Dartmouth, a major step in establishing a the Commonwealth's first public law school. [more]
Slots At Ma Tracks Will Generate $300 Million December 20, 2004 If state leaders next year approve 1,000 slot machines at each Massachusetts racetrack, the four tracks will generate at least $300 million, according to a preliminary review by the Center for Policy Analysis (CPA) at the University of Massachusetts/Dartmouth. Estimates show that the 4,000 slots will also capture $100 million from Rhode Islands two slot parlors --- Lincoln Park and Newport Grand. [more]
"Boom! A Chemistry Magic Show" December 10, 2004 Boom! A Chemistry Magic Show. Join us in celebrating the holidays with chemistry demonstrations. The chemistry show illustrates many principles of science. [more]
UMass System Rated one of the 50 Best Universities in the World December 06, 2004 The Times of London has ranked the UMass system as the 45th best university in the world and the 20th best in the United States. [more]
UMass Dartmouth receives $5.8 million in federal funds for marine and textile sciences December 06, 2004 Senators Edward Kennedy and John Kerry and Congressman Barney Frank have announced that the omnibus spending bill passed recently by Congress includes more than $5.8 million in federal funds for the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth programs that will benefit southeastern Massachusetts. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Professor Receives Conservation Award December 02, 2004 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Professor Kevin Stokesbury received the 2004 Belding Award for marine resource conservation Thursday in a ceremony at the Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center in Fall River. [more]
Javanese Gamelan Music Featured At UMass Dartmouth December 16 November 29, 2004 Javanese Gamelan Music will be featured At UMass Dartmouth on December 16. World renowned composer I. M. Harjito will direct the concert of Indonesian music. Guest artists will include Srihadeni Harjito, Triwik Harjito, Joseph Getter, Chris Miller, and Marc Perlman. The event is sponsored by the Music Department and the College of Visual and Performing Arts. [more]
A Journey through the Diversiland of India November 19, 2004 The UMass Dartmouth Center for Indic Studies, in cooperation with the UMass Dartmouth Library Associates, will present A Journey through the Diversiland of India at 2 p.m. on December 5. The program will be held in the Library's first floor Browsing Area. [more]
John Magnan's exhibit, Body Image, Body Essence, is raising ovarian cancer awareness November 19, 2004 John Magnan's exhibit, Body Image, Body Essence, is raising ovarian cancer awareness. The art symbolizes subtle and obvious changes women experience during ovarian cancer diagnosis and treatment. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Calls For Nominations For Drum Major Award In Honor Of Martin Luther King Jr. November 01, 2004 UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack announced that the University is accepting nominations for its annual "Drum Major Award". [more]
Maya Angelou To Speak At Umass Dartmouth Nov. 10 November 01, 2004 Update: Tickets are sold out; there will be no tickets available at the door for the November 10th Maya Angelou appearance. Maya Angelou, one of the great voices of contemporary literature, will speak at UMass Dartmouth on November 10 at the University's Tripp Athletic Center, beginning at 7 p.m. [more]
UMass Announces 2004 Public Service Awards October 26, 2004 UMass Dartmouth's Clyde Barrow recognized Noting that public service is an essential component of the University of Massachusetts mission, President Jack M. Wilson today honored five UMass faculty members for their distinguished public service. The recipients of the awards for outstanding service to the citizens of the Commonwealth were: Professor Clyde Barrow, UMass-Dartmouth;Professor Robert Maloy, UMass-Amherst; Professor Tiffany Cunningham, UMass-Boston; Professor Stephanie Chalupka, UMass-Lowell; and Professor Joseph DiFranza, UMass-Worcester. [more]
Past President of Brazil to be awarded honorary degree at UMass Dartmouth October 19 October 13, 2004 Past President of Brazil Dr. Fernando Henrique Cardoso, a powerful voice for human justice around the world, will speak at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and receive an honorary degree on Tuesday, October 19 at noon in the Universitys Library Browsing Area. [more]
UMass Dartmouth physicist receives international honor October 06, 2004 UMass Dartmouth physicist receives international honor Among the  top winners in the John Templeton Foundation 'Power of Purpose' awards UMass Dartmouth physics professor Alan Hirshfelds essay about 19th century scientist Michael Faraday was among the top five winners of the prestigious John Templeton Foundation Power of Purpose awards announced recently. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Set to Celebrate Annual Alumni Fall Festival October 05, 2004 Alumni are invited to the Alumni Fall Festival celebration on October 8-9. [more]
Alumni Association's 31st annual awards brunch Saturday, Oct. 2 September 27, 2004 UMass Dartmouth Alumni Association to honor groundbreaking researcher, advertising firm owner, alumni volunteer and longtime campus chancellor aide 31st annual brunch part of Leadership Weekend at University The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Alumni Association's 31st annual awards brunch will be held Saturday, Oct. 2 and celebrate the commitment of four individuals to service through science, business, volunteerism and higher education. The brunch will be held in the Campus Center Commuter Cafe, beginning at 10:30 a.m. [more]
Leadership Weekend at UMass Dartmouth October 1-2 September 20, 2004 Leadership Weekend at UMass Dartmouth October 1-2 Events to include ribbon-cutting for new Charlton College of Business building, honoring of past presidents/chancellors, UMass leadership dinner celebration [more]
The New Bedford Cabinet of Natural History Exhibition and Opening reception on September 25 September 16, 2004 The University Art Gallery will be presenting the project exhibition, The New Bedford Cabinet of Natural History, from September 25 through January 13, 2005. Gallery Director Lasse B. Antonsen will give a slide presentation, Cabinets of Natural History and Contemporary Art, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 25. The presentation will be followed by the opening reception, from 3-5 p.m. The University Art Gallery is located at 715 Purchase Street, in the renovated Star Store building in downtown New Bedford. The gallery is open daily from 9 a.m. 6 p.m. All events and exhibitions are free and open to the public. [more]
Rock the Vote September 13, 2004 WHAT: Rock the Vote Concert WHERE: UMass Dartmouth Veteran's Memorial Ampitheatre WHEN: Friday, September 24th, 2004 TIME: 5pm 1am ABOUT: Rock the Vote is dedicated to protecting freedom of expression and empowering young people to change their world. This is a free event. (http://www.rockthevote.com/rtv_about.php) [more]
Wall of Scholarship September 13, 2004 The Wall of Scholarship will showcase some of the scholarly and creative talents of university faculty and staff, past and present. [more]
New Bedford will be first for the Banner Project September 09, 2004 Make Success Happen: Stay in School It is simple message to our youth and the focus of a campaign that celebrates the role of education in career success. The SouthCoast Education Compact will pilot the Banner Project with the New Bedford community this fall, highlighting the success of selected nominees who are making a significant contribution to New Bedford neighborhoods or to communities across the country. [more]
Former chief White House floral decorator to speak September 07, 2004 Former chief White House floral decorator Dottie Temple will be the featured speaker at a Sept. 19 coffee-hour benefit sponsored by the UMass Dartmouth Library Associates. The event will be held at 10 a.m. in the universitys Campus Center Sunset Room. Tickets are $15, and advance reservations are required. For tickets and information, call 508-995-3528. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Star Store Building Recently Honored by Boston Society of Architects September 03, 2004 Dartmouth, Massachusetts- The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's College of Visual and Performing Arts Star Store building in New Bedford has recently been recognized with The Boston Society of Architects' Citation Award in Higher Education Facilities Design and The AIA/SCUP Excellence in Planning Award for outstanding design. [more]
UMass Dartmouth retains top ranking among New England public universities September 03, 2004 UMass Dartmouth retains top ranking among New England public universities The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth retained its top ranking among New England public universities and colleges in the 2005 edition of U.S. News & World Reports Americas Best Colleges released today. [more]
UMass begins 40th year in Dartmouth September 02, 2004 UMass begins 40th year in Dartmouth Breaking New Ground, Tradition of Innovation theme for 2004-2005 Renewed facilities, fireworks, music, new faculty to welcome back 8,300 students [more]
Strategic Envirotechnology Partnership (STEP) Program September 01, 2004 Strategic Envirotechnology Partnership (STEP) Program The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth today announced a request for proposal (RFP) for the FY05 STEP Program. The UMASS Dartmouth STEP Program funding for FY05 will be approximately $100,000, with individual awards of up to $20,000. Awards may be granted to UMASS faculty, other researchers or commercial enterprises. Past research topics have included air pollution control, industrial wastewater treatment, hazardous waste remediation, and pollution prevention. [more]
UMass Dartmouth/Town of Dartmouth to host Labor Day fireworks and jazz concert September 01, 2004 UMass Dartmouth/Town of Dartmouth to host Labor Day fireworks and jazz concert Community and University to join in celebration of a 40-year town/gown partnership The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and the Town of Dartmouth will join Sept. 6 in presenting a fireworks display and jazz concert to welcome students back to the campus and celebrate the strong partnership that exists between the community and the University. [more]
Ram Dass Lecture at UMASS Dartmouth September 6 August 26, 2004 The Center for Indic Studies and The Ora M. DeJesus Gerontology Center of UMASS Dartmouth proudly present RAM DASS, in a special lecture, "Embracing Aging, Changing, & Dying," Labor Day, September 6 at 2-4:30 p.m. Tickets are available at all Strawberries locations or by contacting Alexis McLaughlin at The Ora M. DeJesus Gerontology Center 508.999.8843 or by email at gerontology@umassd.edu. General Admission $15, UMD Staff $10 (ID required at door), Student/Senior $7.50 (ID required at door) [more]
Summer school for teachers and UMass Dartmouth faculty August 23, 2004 Over 40 K-12 teachers and administrators from the Carver and Wareham school districts will join with professors from the UMass Dartmouth Center for Educational Advancement next week in an innovative and comprehensive effort to improve math education. [more]
Second Half Lifelong Learning @ 50 + Program to Host Open House Sept 8 for Study Groups August 23, 2004 The Second Half Life Long Learning @ 50 + program will host an open house Wednesday, Sept. 8 at 1 p.m., at the UMass Center for Professional and Continuing Education, 139 South Main Street, Fall River. The facility is located in the former Cherry and Webb Building, first floor. [more]
University Art Gallery Exhibition Features Jewish Religion And Life In 17th & 18th Century Europea July 28, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MA. The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth College of Visual and Performing Arts will feature an extraordinary exhibition of rare prints entitled 'Tabernacle, Temple, King, Adulteress: Depictions of Jewish Religion and Life in 17th and 18th Century European Prints' in the University Art Gallery located in downtown New Bedford. The exhibition is free and open for viewing all summer until September 9th. [more]
7th Annual UMD College Of Nursing Golf Tournament July 28, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MA. - The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth chapter of Theta Kappa Chapter Honor Society in the College of Nursing announced that it will be holding its 7th annual fundraising Golf Tournament on Sunday, September 12. The tournament will be held at the Bay Pointe Country Club, in Onset, Massachusetts. [more]
Leadership Southcoast Program Extends Application Deadline July 19, 2004 Leadership SouthCoast is sponsoring a year-long leadership institute for regional executives and business leaders that have relocated to the area. A two-day retreat will kick off the program Thursday and Friday, September 9 and 10, followed by nine full-day, once-a-month sessions. Leadership SouthCoast has extended the deadline for applications until Wednesday, July 21, 2004, 5:00 pm. [more]
Umass Dartmouth Library Associates Elect New Officers And Make Donation July 19, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MA.- The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Library Associates elected officers for the upcoming academic year and donated $7,000 to the University Library. Dr. Mel Yoken, the Associates immediate past president, presented the check to Library Dean Ann Montgomery Smith at the organizations annual meeting, which featured a talk by Robert Manning, lifelong journalist and former editor of The Atlantic Monthly. [more]
$400,000 Navy Grant Funds Ocean Turbulence Research At SMAST July 19, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MA. - Armed with a free-swimming submersible robot, a University of Massachusetts Dartmouth oceanographer at the School of Marine Sciences and Technology (SMAST) is embarking on a three-year study of the elusive relationship between small-scale water movements and small-scale ocean life. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Postpones Fireworks until Fall July 02, 2004 UMASS DARTMOUTH CANCELS NBSO POPS CONCERT & FIREWORKS DISPLAY DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER FORECAST; POSTPONED UNTIL THE FALL [more]
Umd Launches Student Dance Team June 24, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MA.  During the recently completed spring semester, a group of high-energy students at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth took a giant step forward and received official approval to organize an exciting new student dance team. The UMD Student Senate designated the dance team as an officially recognized student organization on the UMass Dartmouth campus [more]
Eisteddfod New York Takes Place In Brooklyn June 24, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MA. - The New York Pinewoods Folk Music Club is proud to announce the return of the Eisteddfod New York, a three-day festival of traditional folk music. This second annual Eisteddfod New York will take place at Polytechnic University in Brooklyn, New York, from Friday through Sunday, August 13 through 15, 2004. [more]
UMD Course focuses on READING AND WRITING ABOUT THE OCEAN June 24, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MA. Area college students can take advantage of a magnificent opportunity to earn three undergraduate English credits while learning how literature about the ocean relates to New Bedford and its surroundings. During the week of July 12-16, the Division of Professional and Continuing Education at UMass Dartmouth is offering a course entitled, Reading and Writing about the Ocean. [more]
NBSO Pops Concert And Fireworks At UMass Dartmouth July 2 June 24, 2004 NBSO POPS CONCERT AND FIREWORKS AT UMASS DARTMOUTH JULY 2 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will hold its 10th annual Independence Day Pops Concert and Fireworks display on Friday July 2nd beginning at 6:00 p.m. Weather permitting the University anticipates a large and enthusiastic audience, estimated at more than 20,000. Ten years ago, UMass Dartmouth and the Town of Dartmouth broke new ground by creating a new community celebration of Independence Day - a spectacular Pops concert by the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra and a wonderful fireworks display. This truly is a unique regional tradition, said Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack. It is my great pleasure to invite every Dartmouth and SouthCoast resident to join us on the UMD campus on the evening of Friday, July 2nd." [more]
Workshop Draws Ocean Scientists From Around Usa And Canada To Smast June 23, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MA. - An unusual coming-out party drew ocean scientists from around the USA and Canada to New Bedford in mid-June. The debutante of honor was a computer program-called FVCOM, for Finite-Volume Coastal Ocean Model-that simulates the behavior of the coastal ocean, much as meteorologists models simulate atmospheric activity. [more]
Southcoast Education Compact Launches Mathematics Teacher Externship Program June 23, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MA. During the summer months, local educators and businesspersons will explore the connection between the mathematics courses that students study in school and the math challenges they face in the workplace. This innovative program is part of a new teacher externship program taking place in nine businesses in the region. The Mathematics Teacher Externship Program (MTEP) will place b n teachers in a local business for two days to team with an employee on a specific math-related project or experience. [more]
UMD Selects New Bedford Woman For Dukakis Public Service Internship June 23, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MA. The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced the selection of Ms. Evelize S. Andrade of New Bedford to receive the 2004 Dukakis Public Service Internship. Beginning on June 28, Ms. Andrade will work as a full-time intern for the Investigations Division at the Office of Attorney General Tom Reilly in Boston. [more]
Umd Receives $600,000 Grant From Nsf To Develop Partnerships For Innovation With Industry June 11, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MA.  The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced that it has received a $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support new partnerships for innovation between the University and businesses in the region. This announcement culminates a multi-year effort led by Engineering Dean Farhad Azadivar. It involves working with companies through the University'sA dvanced Technology and Manufacturing Center (ATMC) to develop innovative new products and production processes. [more]
Leadership Southcoast Program Launched May 13, 2004 LEADERSHIP SOUTHCOAST PROGRAM LAUNCHED BY LOCAL BUSINESS LEADERS Over 30 local business leaders along with the greater Fall River and New Bedford Chambers of Commerce have joined together to organize a leadership program designed to help individuals interested in serving on boards and committees. [more]
Former National Science Foundation Director to Address UMass Dartmouth 104th Commencement May 13, 2004 FORMER NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION DIRECTOR TO ADDRESS UMASS DARTMOUTH 104TH COMMENCEMENT 1,522 graduates to hear Dr. Rita Colwell Business and civic leaders also to be honored DARTMOUTH, MA. The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced today that the former Director of the National Science Foundation, Dr. Rita R. Colwell would address the Universitys 104th annual commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 23, 2004. Dr. Colwell is currently a Senior Executive at Canon U.S. Life Sciences Corporation and a distinguished faculty member at both the University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University. [more]
Umass Dartmouth Announces Percussion Ensemble April 29, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MA. - The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Percussion Ensemble will present their annual spring concert on Thursday, May 6th at 7:00pm in the main auditorium located on the universitys main campus in Dartmouth. As always, the ensemble will present an exciting and diverse collection of music from around the world. Listeners can expect to hear enchanting sounds from Asia, Latin America, Europe and the Caribbean. [more]
Javanese Gamelan Music Featured At UMass Dartmouth April 29, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MA. - A spectacular concert of Indonesian music directed by world renowned composer I. M. Harjito will take place at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on Wednesday, May 19, 2004 at 12 noon. In addition, special guest artists Denni Harjito, Joseph Getter, Chris Miller, and Marc Perlman will also perform in the concert. The event will be held in room 154 of the College of Visual and Performing Arts building, Group VI, on the main campus in Dartmouth. [more]
Special Needs Teacher Creates Affordable and effective Math Teaching Tool MathMitens April 28, 2004 Special Needs Teacher Creates Affordable and effective Math Teaching Tool MathMitens What would you do if you got laid off because of budget cuts, and then fell and broke an elbow precluding you from finding a new job? Special Needs teacher of 30 years, Annie Hayes decided she would use convalescence to develop an idea she had for teaching math into a new product  and MathMitTENS was born. Before getting laid off, Annie taught math to middle school students. Many of her students had only basic math skills and were tactile learners, frustrated with paper and pencil tasks. I was teaching pre-algebra to learners who hadnt mastered many basic math facts, often leading to very frustrating moments. These children needed tools that they owned and that could give them some levity as well as answers. [more]
Student Psychology Conference April 28, 2004 Dartmouth, MA--PSI CHI the psychology honor society will hold a one-day conference on Saturday, May 1, 2004 in the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Library Browsing Area. Dr. Kathyrn Quina Ph.D., University of Rhode Island, Department of Psychology and Womens Studies will discuss Careers in Psychology. [more]
UMD Student Gallery Exhibit Set For May 3 April 28, 2004 Student Gallery exhibit in Chestnut Hall on Monday May 3rd, from 6- 12 p.m. Representing a broad cross section of disciplines at the university, more than 100 UMass Dartmouth student-artists will be showcasing their creations. It is expected that over 200 pieces of artworks will be on display. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. [more]
Astronomy Lectures This Spring April 23, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MA. - Two distinguished guest lecturers have been invited to speak about their work in astronomy at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth this semester. On the evening of Monday, April 26th, Professor Harold McAlister of Georgia State University and director of the Mt. Wilson Observatory in California will discuss his research experiences. Then on Monday, May 10th the university will host a presentation by Dr. Don Boroson of MITs Lincoln Laboratories. Both lectures are scheduled to begin at 7pm in room 226 located in the science and engineering building (Group II) near the library. [more]
Sigma Xi Society Will Hold Annual Research Exhibit April 23, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MA. - The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Sigma Xi Society announced that its tenth annual research exhibit is scheduled for April 27 and 28 in the university library. This two-day exhibit features research projects conducted by graduate and undergraduate students, faculty and staff. The UMD Sigma Xi Society is a university-based chapter of a national organization that promotes scholarly research activities in science and engineering. [more]
Former Atlantic Monthly Editor To Speak At Umass Dartmouth April 23, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MA. - Journalist Robert Manning, former editor of The Atlantic Monthly, will speak about his long and interesting career at the UMass Dartmouth Library on Thursday, May 6 at 7 p.m. The free event will be held in the librarys first floor Browsing Area and is open to the public. Parking is available in lot 13. [more]
Umass Kekeli African Drum And Dance Ensemble Spring Concert April 23, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MA. - The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Kekeli African Drum and Dance Ensemble will present its spring concert in honor of Mother's day on Thursday, May 13th, as part of the AHA! Downtown New Bedford festival. The evening's performance will begin at 7 pm in front of the Star Store Center for Culture and the Arts located at the corner of Purchase and Union streets in downtown New Bedford. In the event of rain, the concert will be held at the Nativity Prep School around the corner at 66 Spring Street. [more]
The Gundecha Brothers Will Perform Dhrupad April 23, 2004 The Center for Indic Studies at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is pleased to announce an extraordinary Indian classical music concert by the famed exponents of dhrupad, the Gundecha Brothers on Saturday, May 1 at 7 p.m. The concert will take place in room 153 in the College of Visual and Performing Arts building. Parking is available in lots 9 and 10. [more]
New Diaspora Drama Festival Comes To New Bedford In May April 20, 2004 The festival will take place at the Neighborhood College Theatre of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, located at 1215 Purchase Street in New Bedford, Massachusetts. The films on May 19, 20, 21, 22 will be presented at 8 p.m. in the evening and at 4 p.m. in the afternoon on Sunday the 23rd of May. Tickets are $10 per night or $40 for a festival pass. [more]
Umd Student Art Works On Display In Main Gallery At Dartmouth Campus April 20, 2004 For immediate release: April 20, 2004 Contact: Jim Sears UMass Dartmouth: 508-999-8215 UMD STUDENT ART WORKS ON DISPLAY IN MAIN GALLERY AT DARTMOUTH CAMPUS DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - Junior and Senior art majors in the College of Visual and Performing Arts are showing their paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures in a new University sponsored exhibit entitled "Fine Art Spring Juried Exhibition 2004." The show is on display in the main gallery of the Visual and Performing Arts building on the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth main campus. The exhibit opened Monday, April 12th and continues through Tuesday, May 4th. It is free and open to the public with parking available in lots 8, 9 or 10. A closing reception will be held on Tuesday May 4th from 5-7 PM in the Main Gallery. The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 10AM until 4PM, and on Saturday, April 24, from10AM until 4PM. [more]
F. Lee Bailey To Address Slade's Ferry Bank Center For Business Research April 20, 2004 F. LEE BAILEY TO ADDRESS SLADE'S FERRY BANK CENTER FOR BUSINESS RESEARCH FOURTH ANNUAL EXCELLENCE IN MARKETING AWARD DINNER DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - On May 19, 2004 the Slade's Ferry Bank Center for Business Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will sponsor its fourth annual Excellence in Marketing Award dinner and award ceremony at the Venus de Milo Restaurant in Swansea, Massachusetts. There will be a special VIP reception at 5:00 p.m. followed by a dinner and awards ceremony beginning at 6:00 p.m. The VIP reception, dinner and award ceremony is open to the public on a ticketed basis. [more]
2004 Waxler Memorial Prize For Social Justice April 12, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS  The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced today that Ms. Brenna Kraus has been selected to receive the 2004 Jonathan Blake Waxler Memorial Prize for Social Justice. The award was established in 1996 by the University to keep alive Jonathan Waxler's own idealism and vision. Ms. Kraus will receive the $500 award that recognizes her efforts to personify a similar principled commitment to political activism. [more]
Same-Sex Marriage Focus Of Umd Roundtable Discussion April 12, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS  The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Cultural Affairs Committee announced that it is co-sponsoring a roundtable panel discussion of same-sex marriage, one of the most heavily-debated public issues, both locally and nationally. The roundtable forum is scheduled for the evening of Tuesday, April 13 in the Universitys library browsing area beginning at 6 p.m. The program is free and open to the public. Parking is available in lot 13. [more]
Tech Academy Helps Local Companies Make The Move To Microsoft Windows Server 2003 April 12, 2004 FALL RIVER, MASSACHUSETTS The UMass Dartmouth's Corporate Programs and Partnerships program will offer special discounts to local companies that participate in certificate programs focused on Microsoft Windows operating systems. [more]
Workshop To Explore Identity Beyond The Body April 06, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced two special half-day workshops to explore the social dynamics of relating to an individual's identity without the benefit of cues associated with a person's physical appearance. This unique workshop series entitled, "When Race Doesn't Speak: Renegotiating Identity Beyond the Body," will be presented initially in Vineyard Haven on Saturday, April 17, and then again on Saturday, April 24 at the UMass Dartmouth main campus. [more]
UMassOnline Revenue Grows 39% and Enrollments Grow 32% in FY 2004 April 01, 2004 BOSTON, MAMarch 30, 2004UMassOnline, the University of Massachusetts web-based learning division, today announced that online education program revenues and enrollments grew 39 percent and 32 percent, respectively, in FY 2004 (July 1, 2003 - June 31, 2004). Revenues from the University of Massachusetts systems online programs were $12.7 million, up from $9.1 million in FY 2003, while enrollments reached 14,787, up from 11,239 in the same period. More than 90 percent of the revenues are retained by the UMass campuses to support education and research programs. [more]
25th Annual Career Expo April 14 At Umass Dartmouth April 01, 2004 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's Career Resource Center will sponsor its 25th Annual Career Expo on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. All activities will be held in a heated tent located outside of the commuter cafeteria on the main campus. The Expo is free and open to UMass Dartmouth students, alumni and to the general public. Parking is available in lot 6. [more]
French Ambassador Jean-David Levitte & Professor John Rassias To Address Boivin Center At Umass Dar April 01, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MA. - The Boivin Center of French Language and Culture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will sponsor an outstanding lecture and learning experience featuring His Excellency Jean-David Levitte, the French Ambassador to the United States and Professor John Rassias of Dartmouth College. The event entitled  A global perspective on foreign-language learning, is scheduled for the evening of Thursday, April 29 at 7 p.m. in the Tripp Athletic Center on the Universitys main campus in Dartmouth. [more]
Free Performance Of Romeo & Juliet April 01, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MA. - The Cultural Affairs Committee of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth proudly presents Shakespeare & Companys performance of Romeo & Juliet on the evening of Thursday, April 8 in the Main Auditorium at 8 p.m. The performance is free and open to the public. Parking is available in lots 4 and 5. [more]
Poet Robert Creeley To Read At UMD March 31, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MA. Poet and Massachusetts native Robert Creeley will be reading selections of his work on the evening of Thursday, April 8th at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth library browsing area. The reading is free and open to the public. Parking is available in lot 13. [more]
UMD Women's Resource Center Hosts Open Forum March 26, 2004 Dartmouth, MA- The UMass Dartmouth Women's Resource Center is sponsoring its first open microphone forum called That Takes Ovaries! in the Main Auditorium on Friday, March 26, 2004 at 7:00pm. Doors will open at 6:30pm and parking is available in lots 4 and 5. [more]
Education Compact Hosts Information Technology Expo For Area Students March 19, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MA. The SouthCoast Education Compact today hosted the region's first Information Technology Expo at the campus of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. The IT Expo was designed to be a learning activity to evaluate a student's development of essential skills that are congruent with sound education practices and enhance education purposes. It also provided a competitive opportunity to highlight the importance of technology skills to area high school students as well as emphasizing their role as essential skills for education and career development. [more]
Umd Center For Jewish Culture Announces Spring Events March 10, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MA.  The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Jewish Culture announced its spring events schedule. Continuing its lecture series for the semester, there will be a special viewing of Ruth Behars fascinating documentary film, Adio Kerido on Sunday, March 28 at 2 p.m. in room 153 of the Visual and Performing Arts building on the main campus in Dartmouth. [more]
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth featured on Discovery Channel education program March 08, 2004 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth was featured in a recent Discovery Channel program Champions of Industry because of its innovative approach to teaching, research and community involvement. The program was hosted by television personality Pat Summerall and was aired initially on the Discovery Channel on Tuesday morning, December 2, 2003. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Brown Bag Lunch series for spring 2004 March 08, 2004 Each Brown Bag Lunch features a talk by a UMD faculty or staff member followed by a question and answer period. They are scheduled from noon to approximately 1:30 p.m. and held in the first floor Browsing area of the Library. For more information, call Christine Allen at 508-999-8946. [more]
Janine Wong: Fragments Featured At University Of Richmond Marsh Art Gallery March 08, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MA. - The artistic creations of Associate Professor Janine Wong of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouths College of Visual & Performing Arts will be featured in a major exhibition at the Marsh Art Gallery on the campus of the University of Richmond. The exhibition entitled Janine Wong: Fragments will continue through July 24 and presents four large-scale, multi-panel contemporary paintings created as a site-specific project for the University of Richmond Museum. [more]
Local Author to discuss her WWII Spy Thriller, Apr. 14, at UMD March 05, 2004 Local author Ingrid Waldron will read from her recent novel The Year of D-Day at the UMass Dartmouth Library at 7 p.m., April 14. The event, which will be held in the first floor Browsing Area, is free and open to the public. Parking is in lot 13. For more information, call 508-999-8946. [more]
UMASS DARTMOUTH AWARDED teacher training Grant March 05, 2004 Dartmouth, MAAn interdisciplinary team of educators at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth have been awarded a $40,000 professional development grant to work with middle school teachers in New Bedford. The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education funded the project entitled Literacy and Content Required Here with resources earmarked to improve teacher quality under the federal No Child Left Behind legislation. [more]
AUTHOR TO SPEAK AT UMASS DARTMOUTH - Writer and scholar Minrose Gwin March 05, 2004 Dartmouth, MA-Writer and scholar Minrose Gwin will speak at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on Tuesday, March 9th at 1:00pm in the Library Browsing Area. The event is sponsored by the Womens Center and the English Department, with the assistance of a Cultural Affairs Grant. Ms. Gwin will share from her new memoir Wishing For Snow published by the Louisiana State University Press. [more]
University Announces Policy Studies Program February 27, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS -- After years of effort by Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack and faculty members supportive of the idea, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced today that its Center for Policy Analysis, and the Policy Studies faculty have secured final approval to offer an undergraduate Minor in Policy Studies. The University Provost, Dr. Louis Esposito made the announced at a press conference in the University library. This is the first major academic initiative in the social sciences at UMass Dartmouth in 30 years. [more]
India Ministry Secretary C. M. Bhandari To Address Umd Indic Studies Seminar February 27, 2004 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced that its Center for Indic Studies will host a special seminar conducted by Mr. C. M. Bhandari, the Joint Secretary for the Ministry of External Affairs in the federal government of India. The seminar will be held on March 1 in the Library Browsing Area from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Secretary Bhandari will address the politics and realities associated with business outsourcing by companies in the United States and other nations. [more]
Board Of Higher Education Presents Excellence Award To "Changing Lives Through Literature" February 26, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MA.  The New England Board of Higher Education will present its prestigious 2004 Excellence Award to Dr. Robert Waxler and his colleagues for their innovative alternative sentencing program Changing Lives Through Literature. The award will be presented at a ceremony and dinner scheduled for Friday evening, February 27 at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston. [more]
Entrepreneurs Speaker Series February 12, 2004 Fall River - The Advanced Technology & Manufacturing Center (ATMC) at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in conjunction with the South Coast Technology Council will host a series of brown bag speaker lunches to promote and enhance the work of entrepreneurs and emerging businesses. The series will be held once a month at the ATMC, 151 Martine St., Fall River from 12-1:30 p.m. and is open to all interested. [more]
Lesra Martin, Lawyer Who Freed The Hurricane February 11, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, in conjunction with the other four colleges of the Connect partnership (Bridgewater State College, Bristol Community College, Cape Cod Community College, and Massasoit Community College) will host a three- day lecture series featuring attorney Lesra Martin, renowned for his life-long commitment to equal justice and for his brilliant defense of Rubin "the Hurricane" Carter. Mr. Martin will offer a lecture at each of the five Connect partners between February 11-13, 2004. [more]
Umass Dartmouth Cultural Affairs Committee Presents Blou On March 11 February 05, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS ? The UMass Dartmouth Cultural Affairs Committee will present a performance by the musical group BLOU on March 11 in the Main Auditorium. [more]
Manufacturing Institute for Local Businesses Provides Competitive Advantage February 05, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS ? The Professional and Continuing Education Center of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth located at 139 South Main Street in Fall River is hosting a series of manufacturing institutes focused on competitiveness. The institutes are co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership. [more]
Actors Needed Playwrights Wanted February 05, 2004 Dartmouth, MA--The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will host its 3rd annual playwriting festival "inTENsive Theatre" on Saturday, February 7, 2004 at 8:00 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre in the Main Auditorium. Actors and playwrights are invited to share their skills with the UMass Dartmouth community. [more]
UMD / Library of Congress to Present International Colloquium on CapeVerde and Mozambique February 04, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - The Hispanic Division, the African and Middle Eastern Division, and the John W. Kluge Center of the Library of Congress, in conjunction with the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, present an international colloquium on contemporary Lusophone African literatures and cultures. This international colloquium, Contemporary Lusophone African Literatures and Cultures: Cape Verde and Mozambique, will be held at the Library of Congress (Thomas Jefferson Building, Room 119) in Washington D.C., on Friday, February 6, 1:30-5:00 PM. [more]
University To Host Panel On Dealing With Addictions February 04, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced today that it is hosting a special panel presentation focused on how communities can more effectively deal with addictions. UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack will moderate this community forum on the afternoon of Wednesday, February 11th from 3 to 5 PM in the Library Browsing Area located on the main campus in Dartmouth. Admission is free and parking is available in lot 13. [more]
Cape Verde: Language, Literature And Music Boston Public Library - February 4, 2004 At 6:00 Pm January 30, 2004 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture and the Consulate General of Cape Verde in Boston announce the launching of Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies 8, subtitled ?Cape Verde: Language, Literature and Music?. The event will take place at the Rabb Lecture Hall, Boston Public Library, on Wednesday February 4, 2004, 6:00-7:30 p.m. [more]
Umass Dartmouth 50+ Group Explores The Universe In Manhattan January 29, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - Forty-one adults who had recently completed a course entitled "New Dimensions of the Universe" and others area residents interested in astronomy boarded a bus last fall for a day trip to the Rose Center for Earth and Space in Manhattan. This program and others like it are part of the academic and social line up offered by The Second Half: Lifelong Learning @50+ program affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. [more]
The Second Half Announces Its Spring Program January 29, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - The Second Half/Lifelong Learning@ 50+ announced its ?study group? program for the spring session which begins Monday, March 8, 2004. These groups meet on a weekly basis in the daytime at either the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth main campus or at the University's Division of Professional & Continuing Education Center located on South Main Street in downtown Fall River. [more]
Lee Charlton and Ross Grace, Jr. to receive UMass Dartmouth Drum Major Award January 29, 2004 Dartmouth, MA University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack announced today that community activist Lee Charlton, President of the NAACP, and campus leader Ross M. Grace, Jr., Assistant Director of the University?s Frederick Douglass Unity House, were selected to receive the University?s first ?Drum Major Award?. The award is given in recognition of the significant contributions made by community and campus leaders toward realizing Dr. King?s dream of equality, social justice, and peace. [more]
UMD DRUM MAJOR AWARD to benefit Wilder Fund And Summer Basketball League January 29, 2004 Dartmouth, MA As part of the second annual Martin Luther King, Jr. breakfast scheduled for Friday, January 30, 2004, at the University's Campus Center, two area charities will receive $1,000 donations in the name of this year's Drum Major Award recipients Lee Charlton and Ross Grace, Jr. The Drum Major Award was created by the University to acknowledge the contributions of both campus and community leaders who work diligently to advance mutual respect, understanding, and appreciation for cultural and ethnic diversity. [more]
Former Count Basie Drummer Harold Jones presents Free Drum Clinic at UMD January 29, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Music Department is hosting a free drum clinic with Harold Jones [more]
Judge Luis G. Perez Named Keynote Speaker At Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast January 21, 2004 Dartmouth, MA-The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced today that the honorable Judge Luis G. Perez will be the keynote speaker at the second annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast on Friday, January 30, 2004. This special event, which will be held in the UMass Dartmouth Campus Center from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m., acknowledges the contributions of both campus and community leaders who work diligently to keep Dr. King's dream alive. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Archives Receives Videotapes That Preserve French-Canadian Heritage January 09, 2004 DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - In an effort to preserve some of the cultural heritage of the French-Canadian community in New England, UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Professor Mel Yoken recently donated a collection of videotaped interviews to the University Archives. The collection is comprised of (22) separate video tape recordings produced by Matt Leavitt and Dawn Lyons, two students working under Prof. Yoken?s supervision in an upper-level independent study French course. [more]
Slade's Ferry Bank Center At Umass Dartmouth Hosts Client Reception December 19, 2003 The Slade's Ferry Bank Center for Business Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth recently hosted its semi-annual client reception at White's of Westport. The Center is dedicated to facilitating the growth of the region's businesses by providing an economic alternative for meeting business needs for research, training and consulting. [more]
Southcoast Education Compact Creates College Guide For Area Students December 15, 2003 Dartmouth, MA The SouthCoast Education Compact has created a comprehensive new College Planning Guide to assist high school students, and their parents, in planning for college. The SouthCoast College Planning Guide provides the necessary tools and information to assist parents and their children to look at higher education as a solid option for building a secure future. A formal release of the College Planning Guide was announced today during a press conference held at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. [more]
Southcoast Education Compact Awarded $20,000 Verizon Grant For Student Technology Expo December 04, 2003 Dartmouth, MA-The SouthCoast Education Compact, a partnership of business leaders, school superintendents, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, and Bristol Community College, received a $20,000 EdLink grant from the Verizon Foundation to organize the first SouthCoast Education Compact Information Technology Expo. The event will be held March 19, 2004 at UMass Dartmouth. [more]
Keleli African Drumming Concert At Umass Dartmouth December 04, 2003 Dartmouth, MA-The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Music Department Kekeli African Drum and Dance Ensemble will hold its fall concert on Thursday, December 4, 2003 in the UMass Dartmouth Main Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. [more]
$360k Grant To Support Study Of Climate, Global And Coastal Marine Environmental Change November 26, 2003 DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - The National Science Foundation has announced a major award to the Isotope Biogeochemistry Laboratory at the UMass Dartmouth School for Marine Science and Technology. The $360,000 grant is designated for the acquisition of a mass spectrometer and associated instrumentation. [more]
Master Of Art Education Students Showcase Works November 26, 2003 Dartmouth, MA-The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Master of Art Education students will host a "Graduate Studio" exhibition of paintings, costume pieces, prints, assemblages and collages from November 25 - December 12, 2003 in the Group VI, Gallery I (first floor). [more]
Local Company Fights For Rights To Name November 26, 2003 Fall River, Massachusetts - American Advanced Power Incorporated (AAP), a start-up company operating in the UMass Dartmouth Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center, is battling the United Parcel Service in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) over the right to the acronym ?UPS?. [more]
Umass Students Show Off Computer-Generated Art November 26, 2003 Dartmouth, MA-The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth 11th Annual Student Electronic Imaging Festival was held Friday, November 21, 2003 at 7:30 p.m., in the College of Visual and Performing Arts Recital Hall, Room 153, Group VI. [more]
Holiday Concert At Umass Dartmouth November 26, 2003 DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - Pianist Jonathan Yoken will perform works by Bach, Chopin, Ravel and Debussy in a holiday concert to be held 2 p.m., Dec. 14 at UMass Dartmouth. [more]
Umass Dartmouth Library Introduces Web Site On Stick Style Architecture In Area November 26, 2003 November 26, 2003 DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - Combining pastime with profession, UMass Dartmouth librarian Bruce Barnes has created an Internet web site about ?stick style? architecture that features photographs, history, and detailed bibliographic references for the serious researcher. [more]
Umass Dartmouth Music Department Announces Fall Schedule November 06, 2003 Dartmouth, MA?The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Music Department announced its the fall lineup of musical performances. Unless otherwise noted, all performances will take place at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts auditorium, room 153. [more]
Oceanserver Technology Inc. Forms New Company November 06, 2003 Fall River, MA ? The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced today that a newly formed company, OceanServer Technology, Inc., opened a research & development office at its Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center (ATMC) located in Fall River. OceanServer Technology develops and manufactures embedded instruments, sensors, and other computer-based subsystems for use in the marine environment. The company?s first product is a navigation device that will be field tested later this year. [more]
Two Umass Dartmouth Alumnae Featured In 'Natural Forces' Art Show November 06, 2003 Dartmouth, MA/Maynard, MA?Catherine Carter and Cheryl Clinton, two University of Massachusetts Dartmouth alumna, are featured in the ?Natural Forces: Three Artists Experience the Landscape? exhibit, October 22-November 21, 2003 at the Art Space-Maynard Gallery (Maynard, MA). [more]
French Cabaret Singer Extraordinaire To Perform At Umass Dartmouth October 30, 2003 DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS ? The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Boivin Center for French Language and Culture announced that Ms. Annie Royer, will perform in a special concert on the evening of Monday, December 1, 2003 in the Main Auditorium at the campus in Dartmouth at 7 pm. Parking is available in lots 4, 5 and 6. [more]
Cultural Affairs Committee Presents Koresh Dance Company October 30, 2003 Dartmouth ? On November 6, 2003, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Cultural Affairs Committee will present the high-energy Koresh Dance Company in the Main Auditorium at 8:00 p.m. Parking is available in lots 4, 5 and 6. [more]
Two Umass Dartmouth Alumni Featured In ?Natural Forces? Art Show October 30, 2003 Dartmouth, MA/Maynard, MA?Catherine Carter and Cheryl Clinton, two University of Massachusetts Dartmouth alumni, are featured in the ?Natural Forces: Three Artists Experience the Landscape? exhibit, showing from October 22-November 21, 2003 at the Art Space-Maynard Gallery (Maynard, MA). Each of the artists draws on natural forces for the imagery in her work. [more]
Museum Features Umass Faculty Member Installation Art October 30, 2003 Miami, FL/ Dartmouth, MA?The installation artwork of Rebecca Hutchinson, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Assistant Professor of Ceramics, will be featured at the Lowe Museum in Miami, FL, now through November 9, 2003. [more]
Holocaust Lecture October 29, 2003 HOLOCAUST LECTURE DARTMOUTH - On Wednesday, October 29, 2003, the Center for Jewish Culture is sponsoring a lecture by Dr. Robert Erickson at 4 P.M. in the Library Browsing Area of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. The event is free and open to the public. Parking is available in lot #13. [more]
Scholarship Created At UMD To Honor Local Business Leaders October 24, 2003 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and Feitelberg Insurance jointly announced the creation of the Feitelberg/Abraham Scholarship program at the Dartmouth campus to recognize Joseph H. Feitelberg and Anthony J. Abraham for their many years of leadership and community services. [more]
Umass Dartmouth Calls For Nominations For Drum Major Award In Honor Of Martin Luther King Jr. October 23, 2003 Dartmouth, MA? University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack announced that the University is presenting its first ?Drum Major Award? to memorialize the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Drum Major Award will honor individuals who have made significant contributions toward realizing Dr. King?s dream of equality, social justice, and peace. In one of his more famous sermons, Dr. King said, ??say that I was a drum major for justice?for peace?for righteousness.? [more]
Umass Dartmouth Chosen To Participate In 2005 Solar Decathalon; Kick-Off Event Scheduled October 22, 2003 Dartmouth, MA?The National Renewable Energy Laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy has chosen the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth to participate in the 2005 Solar Decathlon. A kick-off event was held Wednesday, October 22, 2003 at 1:30 p.m. in room 308 (third floor) of the UMass Dartmouth Foster Administration building. The UMass Dartmouth Chancellor, the Executive Director of Washington D.C. Habitat for Humanity, a representative of the Massachusetts Renewable Energy Trust, a Department of Energy representative, representatives of national sponsors for the Solar Decathlon (such as Home Depot), and elected officials were in attendance. [more]
Umass Dartmouth Hillel Hosts Celebration Of Peace October 16, 2003 UMASS DARTMOUTH HILLEL HOSTS CELEBRATION OF PEACE Dartmouth, MA?Please join the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Hillel in the Shalom Sukkah between Group 6 and the Library on Thursday, October 16 at 4:00 p.m. for a Celebration of Peace. [more]
Local Artist Featured On Cbs Sunday Morning October 10, 2003 The broadcast, entitled ?From Espionage to Art,? presented a profile of Magnan, his wife Mary, and his sculptures. Correspondent Anthony Mason focused on what people undertake after retirement, specifically his transition from government to art, and the cancer exhibit the Magnans created after Mary?s ovarian cancer diagnosis. [more]
See The Stars At Umass Dartmouth Observatory September 25, 2003 Dartmouth, MA-Get up close and personal with the stars. Weather permitting, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Observatory will be open for public viewing of the night sky on select Monday evenings. Unless otherwise noted, the viewings will begin at 7:30 p.m. on September 29, October 20, November 17, December 1, January 26, February 23, March 22, April 26 (at 8:30 p.m.) and May 10 (at 8:30 p.m.). [more]
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholar Joins Umass Dartmouth Mfa Fine Arts Program September 24, 2003 Dartmouth, MA-Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship student Jacquelyn M. Singer (New Columbia, PA) has joined the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in the Masters in Fine Arts (MFA) program, part of the College of Visual and Performing Arts. She previously attended the Maryland Institute College of Art (Baltimore, MD), where she earned a B.F.A. in painting. [more]
Umass Dartmouth Faculty Member Wins Music's Ascap Award September 24, 2003 James Bohn received his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1992. He received his Master's degree from the University of Illinois a year later where he, in the spring of 1997, completed his D.M.A. He currently teaches Music Technology and Music Theory at UMass Dartmouth. [more]
Mikel, Inc. Opens New Engineering Office At Atmc September 22, 2003 Fall River, MA - September 22, 2003 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced today that MIKEL, Inc. has opened a new engineering office in Fall River, at the Advanced Technology & Manufacturing Center (ATMC). With corporate headquarters in Nevada, MIKEL opened this expansion office with three new employees. Its primary focus is on providing the U.S. Navy with technological solutions for undersea warfare. [more]
Umass Professor Tapped For Humanities Board September 22, 2003 Dartmouth, MA- The University of Massachusetts announced today that Dr. Frank F. Sousa, Associate Professor of Portuguese and Director of the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, has been elected to serve a three-year term on the board of directors of the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities. [more]
Micro Magnetics, Inc. Receives Funding September 12, 2003 MICRO MAGNETICS, INC. RECEIVES FUNDING FROM NIST FOR DEVELOPING SPINTRONICS-BASED METROLOGY FOR THE SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY FALL RIVER, MA - September 12, 2003 - Micro Magnetics, Inc., a start-up company with headquarters in Fall River at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Advanced Technology Manufacturing Center (ATMC) has been awarded a $2 million grant from the federal National Institute of Standards and Technology's? Advanced Technology Program (ATP). [more]
Umass Dartmouth And Partners Lead The Way In Scallop Research And Conservation September 11, 2003 Dartmouth, MA-This summer fisheries scientists from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth conducted the most comprehensive survey of the Atlantic sea scallop resource ever undertaken. [more]
Umd Faculty Members Recognizes For Excellence In Teaching And Scholarship September 11, 2003 DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS, The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) recently announced that two University of Massachusetts Dartmouth professors, Dr. Lewis Kamm and Dr. Gerard Koot, were selected to receive national awards for excellence in teaching and scholarship in their respective fields. This prestigious national recognition includes a combined award of $175,000 in grants from the NEH. [more]
Umass Dartmouth Hosts Fall College Fair September 10, 2003 Dartmouth, MA-Representatives from more than 200 colleges will converge at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Tripp Athletic Center for the 2003 Fall College Fair on Sunday, September 14, 2003 [more]
Umass Dartmouth Center For Jewish Culture And Hillel Announces Fall Events September 10, 2003 Dartmouth, MA-The Center for Jewish Culture and Hillel at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth invites community members to attend their fall events at the University. All are free and open to the public. [more]
Boivin Center Present French Cultural Events On October 20 And December 1 September 08, 2003 CENTER PRESENT FRENCH CULTURAL EVENTS ON OCTOBER 20 AND DECEMBER 1 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Boivin Center for French Language and Culture announced today that it is sponsoring two exciting cultural performances during the fall academic semester. [more]
Best-Selling Authors To Speak At Umass Dartmouth Library Benefit September 08, 2003 Dartmouth, MA-Celebrated authors Carolyn Parkhurst (The Dogs of Babel) and Claire Cook (Must Love Dogs) will read from their latest works and share insight into the writing life when they join guests at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Author's Brunch on Sunday, October 5, 2003. [more]
Second Edition Book By Umass Dartmouth Scholar Explains Rise Of Early Modern Science September 07, 2003 DARTMOUTH, Mass. The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announce the recent publication of a new book written by one of its internationally distinguished scholars, Dr. Toby E. Huff, that attempts to explain why modern science arose only in the West and not in the civilizations of Islam or China. This question takes on greater significance when it is realized that medieval Arabic science was more advanced than science in the West or China. [more]
Art Gallery Exhibit Features Programs In Artisanry September 05, 2003 Sept 5, 2003 The University Art Gallery at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, located at 715 Purchase Street in the College of Visual and Performing Arts building in downtown New Bedford, is pleased to present: CRAFT TRANSFORMED - PROGRAM IN ARTISANRY [more]
Dean Mary Louise Walsh December 9, 1916 July 26, 2003 September 05, 2003 Dean Mary Louise Walsh December 9, 1916 July 26, 2003 Eulogy delivered by Donald C. Howard, Associate Vice Chancellor, Dean of Students Emeritus University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth Holy Name Church, Fall River, Massachusetts July 30, 2003 [more]
Umass Dartmouth Marketing Students From Omniad Seek Business Clients September 04, 2003 September 2003 Marketing students from OmniAd are looking for area businesses and non-profit organizations in need of technical assistance with their corporate advertising and promotion program. [more]
Umass Dartmouth Offers Algebra Course For 7th, 8th, & 9th Grade Students September 04, 2003 Sept. 4, 2003 The University of Massachusetts Division of Professional & Continuing Education will offer a unique, non-credit course, Algebra for All, designed for middle school students interested in improving or enhancing their algebra skills. Students who are already doing well in their math classes, as well as students who are having difficulty understanding the foundations of algebra, are invited to enroll. [more]
Umass Dartmouth Starts Academic Year With Focus On Academic And Research Excellence August 29, 2003 DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS Despite reductions in state financial support for higher education and changes in the President's office, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth begins its 2003 academic year on Tuesday September 2nd sustained by a foundation of academic and research excellence. [more]
Share Foundation Receives $200,000 From Legislature August 22, 2003 The UMass Dartmouth Center for Rehabilitation Engineering (CRE) and the SHARE Foundation has received a critical piece of funding from the Massachusetts State Legislature that will allow that partnership to continue serving hundred of individuals with profound disabilities.. [more]
Umass Dartmouth Library Announces Brown Bag Lunch Series For Fall Semester August 22, 2003 The UMass Dartmouth Library Interim Dean of Library Services, Ann Montgomery Smith announced today the schedule of featured speakers for the upcoming Brown Bag Lunch mini-lecture series in the 2003 fall semester. Co-sponsored by the Library and the Faculty Senate, the Brown Bag Lunch series offers three educational programs each semester on topics of interest to the University community. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Center for Rehabilitation Engineering- August 22, 2003 The UMass Dartmouth Center for Rehabilitation Engineering (CRE) and the SHARE Foundation has received a critical piece of funding from the Massachusetts State Legislature that will allow that partnership to continue serving hundred of individuals with profound disabilities. [more]
Northeastern Regional Aquaculture Center To Hold Industry Summit On September 11 August 18, 2003 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth?s Northeastern Regional Aquaculture Center (NRAC) will host an Industry Summit on September 11 at the Johnson and Wales Inn, located in Seekonk, Massachusetts [more]
Public Trust is Earned--- Even by the Media August 06, 2003 Public Trust is Earned [more]
Freshman Summer Institute August 3-8 August 06, 2003 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth College of Engineering presents the Second Freshman Summer Institute August 3-8 [more]
UMass Dartmouth Accepting Donations for a Community Bicycle Program July 28, 2003 UMass Dartmouth Accepting Donations for a Community Bicycle Program in September [more]
Mediterranian Studies Association Wins Stella D'Oro Award From European Parliament July 28, 2003 Mediterranean Studies Association (MSA), received the prestigious 2003 Stella D'Oro Award of Merit for European Culture from the European Parliament and the Robert Schuman Foundation. Receiving the award on behalf of the Association was Dr. Benjamin Taggie, a history professor at UMass Dartmouth who serves as the Executive Director of the MSA, and the director of the Summer Mediterranean Studies Programs. [more]
Summer Portuguese Lecture and Concert Series July 11, 2003 The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture of University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will hold Summer Portuguese Lecture and Concert Series [more]
Renaissance Kids Camp comes to Southcoast July 02, 2003 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth College of Visual and Performing Arts, in conjunction with the Acushnet & Westport Public Schools, is proud to announce an exciting new summer camp called ?Renaissance Kids.? This innovative summer program will introduce students to several aspects of the visual and performing arts [more]
Pops concert and Fireworks at UMass Dartmouth July 3 July 02, 2003 UMASS Dartmouth annual Independence Day Pops Concert and Fireworks, Thursday, July 3rd , 6 p.m. Weather permitting [more]
SEMAP's Sizzling Summer Chef Series July 01, 2003 Three acclaimed chefs will demonstrate how to make seasonal specialties during SEMAP's Sizzling Summer Chef Series " Westport Cooks" at Lees Market in Westport. Native produce and other local products such as local wines and cheeses will be featured in all the recipes. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Denounces Hate-Crime June 24, 2003 On Sunday, June 23rd one of our graduate students, Mr. Saurabh Bhalerao, was brutally attacked, beaten and victimized while delivering a pizza in the community. [more]
UMass Dartmouth scientist receives Fulbright Scholar Award May 30, 2003 May 30, 2003John R. Buck, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the School for Marine Science and Technology at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant [more]
JOHN ST. CROIX of Harwich graduates from UMass Dartmouth in May; will attend Harvard University in S May 29, 2003 May 29, 2003 JOHN ST. CROIX of Harwich graduates from UMass Dartmouth in May; will attend Harvard University in September [more]
Grant Carlisle Foundation awards $7,200 to Southcoast Compeer Program May 19, 2003 The Carlisle Foundation of Framingham, MA has awarded the UMass Dartmouth Southcoast Compeer Program $7,200 [more]
NEH awards Changing Lives Through Literature at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth $200,000 May 14, 2003 NEH awards Changing Lives Through Literature at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth $200,000 to make program universally accessible through the Web [more]
Invitation to the UMass Dartmouth Community to attend Forum May 14, 2003 May 14, 2003 Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack issued the following invitation to the UMass Dartmouth Community via a broadcast E-mail on May 12, 2003. [more]
Scallop Survey to aid conservation and protect scallop harvest from Georges Bank to Virginia May 13, 2003 The School for Marine Science and Technology at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in cooperation with the commercial fishing industry will embark on the largest sea scallop field survey ever undertaken in the north and mid-Atlantic. The first vessel leaves New Bedford Harbor on May 24. [more]
Explore MBA opportunities at UMass Dartmouth; information session on May 7 May 07, 2003 May 7 The Division of Continuing Education and Charlton College of Business of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announce MBA Program opportunities now available at the Professional & Continuing Education Center, South Main Street, Fall River. [more]
Student Senate Speak May 01, 2003 As student leaders we are not only compelled, but obligated to voice our opinions and concerns about state affairs that directly affect our University. [more]
Bill Walton will be the featured speaker at the annual Excellence in Marketing Awards Dinner April 29, 2003 April 30, 2003 Basketball legend Bill Walton will be the featured speaker at the annual Excellence in Marketing Awards Dinner [more]
Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture and the Department of Portuguese will hosts a conference April 29, 2003 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture and the Department of Portuguese will hosts a conference on Portuguese Language Education on Saturday, May 3. Admission is free. [more]
The 2003 Jonathan Blake Waxler Award for Social Justice awarded to Kelly DeSonza of New Bedford April 15, 2003 The annual Jonathan Waxler Memorial Prize for Social Justice was presented to Kelly DeSouza of New Bedford, a senior Humanities/Social Science major at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. [more]
SMAST demonstrates excellence of its research April 11, 2003 The School for Marine Sciences and Technology (SMAST) at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth performs the type of scientific research that answers real world questions and provides real world solutions for sound environmental, economic, and public policy decisions affecting Massachusetts's coastline, inland waterways, and the oceans that border and sustain them. [more]
Storm Surge Expert Turns Eye to Red Tide April 09, 2003 April 9, 2003 The Chinese "father of storm surge theory," Prof. Zeng-Hao Qin, is visiting scholar for the spring semester at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's School for Marine Sciences and Technology in New Bedford. [more]
NEH awards Changing Lives Through Literature April 09, 2003 The National Endowment for the Humanities awarded the innovative alternative sentencing program Changing Lives Through Literature, which was founded at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, a $200,000 grant to develop a Web site and CD-Rom that will make the program accessible to criminal court judges, probation officers, students and educators across the world. [more]
Umass Dartmouth And Wheaton Choruses Sing "Songs Of War, Songs Of Peace" April 27 April 09, 2003 "Songs of War, Songs of Peace" will be presented by the combined choirs of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and Wheaton College, under the direction of Tim Harbold. The timely program will be presented twice on Sunday, April 27. [more]
CHECHEN HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS TO SPEAK April 17 AT UMASS DARTMOUTH April 09, 2003 April 9, 2003 Two experts from the Russian province of Chechnya will speak about human rights violations there on Thursday, April 17 at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in the library browsing area from 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. Admission is free. [more]
UMass Dartmouth 103rd commencement is May 25; Roberta Flack is speaker April 09, 2003 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will hold its 103rd Commencement ceremony at 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 25, 2003 in the Vietnam Veterans Peace Memorial Amphitheater. [more]
"An African Extravaganza" and Percussion Ensemble performs at UMass Dartmouth April 19 March 31, 2003 The Pan-African Dance Group at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will present "An African Extravaganza" and The UMass Percussion Ensemble will debut their new Steel Drum Ensemble, El Caribe [more]
Ralph Nader, consumer advocate, Presidential candidate, speaks on globalism, US international policy March 20, 2003 Ralph Nader, consumer advocate, Presidential candidate, speaks on globalism, US international policy, and the War on Iraq on Monday, March 24 at UMass Dartmouth [more]
Impact of the Governor's action on the UMass Bond Bil March 20, 2003 UMass Dartmouth had begun work repairing Cressy Field [more]
Consulate General of Germany, Boston, to speak at UMass Dartmouth March 26 March 19, 2003 The Honorable Rolf-Dieter F. Schnelle, Consul General of The Federal Republic of Germany, will be the guest of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth [more]
The future of the Massachusetts Cranberry Grower March 19, 2003 March 19, 2003 The future of the Massachusetts Cranberry Grower, a marketing research study by the Slade's Ferry Bank Center for Business Research at UMass Dartmouth, welcomed by cranberry industry seeking technical assistance [more]
SMAST Mount Hope Bay study update scheduled March 26 March 13, 2003 March 13, 2003 Scientists at the School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST) at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth are studying the evolution of the ecosystem in Mount Hope Bay. [more]
Bioterrorism, vaccinations, and state preparedness program March 26 March 12, 2003 An information program on "Bioterrorism: Local, State, and Regional Preparedness on Vaccination Issues" will be presented for the public on Wednesday, March 26 from 3-5 p.m. in the Campus Center Main Auditorium by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth College of Nursing. [more]
Nativity School for New Bedford youngsters serves as Art Education lab school for UMass Dartmouth ar March 05, 2003 March 5, 2003 Visit the basement of the former YWCA building in downtown New Bedford, and you'll perhaps encounter a group of boys sketching, painting, even making puppet figures. [more]
Mystery authors to speak at UMass Dartmouth April 28 March 05, 2003 If you're a fan of mystery thrillers, you'll want to be at the UMass Dartmouth Library at 7 p.m., April 28 [more]
UMass Dartmouth Professor Karen Payton seeks to understand speech recognition March 05, 2003 March 5, 2003 The voices on the answering machine and the ATM sound human, but aren't. The vocalizations made by many who are deaf don't sound human, but they are. [more]
Researcher looks to Antartica for key to understanding global climate March 05, 2003 March 5, 2003Dr. Mark Altabet, a professor at the School for Marine Sciences and Technology at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, is looking southwards for research opportunities in his field of marine biogeochemistry. [more]
A Fireman's Friend poster created by UMass Dartmouth graduate Matthew Gill '99; poster sale proceeds March 04, 2003 March 4, 2003 Matthew Gill travels the world with a camera, abundant curiosity, and a magnanimous heart. He's been all over, from China and Iceland to a road trip across America. Not only has he taken an extraordinary range of photographs, he's also written about his experiences, observations, and feelings. [more]
Colloquium on Portuguese-Americans and Contemporary Civic Culture In Massachusetts March 03, 2003 March 8, 2003 Colloquium on Portuguese-Americans and Contemporary Civic Culture In Massachusetts hosted by the UMass Dartmouth Center for Portuguese Studies & Culture and The Center for Policy Analysis [more]
Poets reign in April at UMASS Dartmouth March 03, 2003 March 13, 2003 April is National Poetry Month and the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth is planning to celebrate with a month long reading series. [more]
A University of Massachusetts Faculty Profile Elliott Horch illuminates our galaxy's origins March 03, 2003 All things being relative, some of the stars above us are really old?maybe 13 billion years old versus the one million (or less) years clocked by newer stars [more]
Father and daughter, a professor at UMass Dartmouth, present concert at UMD March 2 March 02, 2003 February 5, 2003 Christina Biron, a pianist and professor of Spanish at the University of Dartmouth, and her father Paul Makara, Professor Emeritus of Violin at Bowling Green State University, will perform a program of classical music on Sunday, March 2 at 3 p.m. in the Visual and Performing Arts Recital Hall (parking lot 9). Admission is free; a reception follows. [more]
Statement from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth re Governor Romney's proposal for the Unive February 28, 2003 Statement from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth re Governor Romney's proposal for the University of Massachusetts System. [more]
Micro Magnetics Ships First Microscope February 27, 2003 February 27, 2003 Micro Magnetics announced the shipment of its first scanning microscope to a University Partner for use in the study of magnetic tagging in immunoassay. and The UMass Dartmouth, Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center (ATMC) is located at the South Coast Research and Technology Park in Fall River, MA. The ATMC s focus is to act as a catalyst, enabling technology development, and fostering economic growth in Southeastern Massachusetts. [more]
Dartmouth February 20, 2003 Antiques and Books Appraisal Day at UMass Dartmouth Library March 30 February 20, 2003 Collectors of antique and vintage items can learn more about their current value at the fourth annual Antiques and Books Appraisal Day to be held from 1 to 4 p.m., March 30, at the UMass Dartmouth Library [more]
UMass Dartmouth and SRTA sign bus pass agreement February 20, 2003 Feb. 20, 2003 UMass Dartmouth and SRTA, the Southeastern Regional Transit Authority, signed a "Rideshare Program" agreement Thursday (February 20) that provides an incentive for UMass Dartmouth students to use the regional public transportation system. [more]
UMass Destination...Graduation Program expanded to include local schools February 19, 2003 Februar y 20, 2003 UMass Dartmouth expanded its successful MCAS preparation and remediation program known as Destination...Graduation to include New Bedford High School and New Bedford Regional Vocational School while maintaining Wareham and Canton High Schools from a previous grant. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Offers Algebra Course for 7th, 8th, & 9th Grade Students January 29, 2003 UMass Dartmouth, through the Division of Continuing Education, will offer Algebra for All, [more]
Umass Dartmouth Instructor Pens Simpsons Episode January 29, 2003 January 29, 2003 UMass Dartmouth continuing education instructor, Neal Boushell, has written an upcoming episode for FOX's award-winning animated series THE SIMPSONS. The episode is scheduled to air Sunday February 9, at 8 p.m. on FOX during the television industry's competitive February "sweeps" period. [more]
Boivin Center For French Language And Culture Lectures At Umass Dartmouth January 29, 2003 January 29, 2003 BOIVIN CENTER FOR FRENCH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE LECTURES AT UMASS DARTMOUTH For further information, contact Professor Mel Yoken, Director of the Boivin Center at: Myoken@umassd.edu or 508-999-8335 [more]
UMD Center for Jewish Culture hosts public lectures Feb 2-April 2 January 29, 2003 Jan. 29, 2003 The Center for Jewish Culture and Hillel at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth are sponsors of the following public lectures and events. For further information, telephone 508-9106974 [more]
Professor Brian J. Rothschild, dean of the Intercampus Graduate School of Marine Sciences and Techno January 24, 2003 March 3, 2003 A University of Massachusetts faculty profile: Professor Brian J. Rothschild, dean of the Intercampus Graduate School of Marine Sciences and Technology [more]
Book on Portuguese-Americans and Contemporary Civic Culture in Massachusetts published by University January 24, 2003 The Center for Portuguese Studies & Culture and the Luso-American Foundation have published a new book entitled Portuguese-Americans and Contemporary Civic Culture in Massachusetts. [more]
UMass Dartmouth to host MLK breakfast Jan 31, featuring Suffolk County sheriff as speaker January 24, 2003 January 24, 2003 Andrea J. Cabral, sheriff of Suffolk County, will be guest speaker at the Martin Luther King, Jr. breakfast on Friday, January 31 at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. [more]
PLANNING TO MINIMIZE YOUR TAXES workshop hosted by UMass Dartmouth on Feb 5; pre-register by Jan. 30 January 23, 2003 January 23, 2003 Slade's Ferry Bank Center for Business Research at UMASS Dartmouth, in collaboration with the Fall River, New Bedford, Taunton and Metro South Chambers of Commerce is offering a tax seminar entitled "Planning To Minimize Your Taxes". [more]
January 23, 2003 Volunteer group for mentally ill forms at UMass Dartmouth January 23, 2003 UMass Dartmouth announces the implementation of a new Faith In Action Community Service volunteer program called Compeer. Westport resident Karen Nourse is coordinator for this new program [more]
Faculty Federation honors outstanding faculty and professional staff January 07, 2003 UMass Dartmouth Faculty Federation honors outstanding faculty and professional staff at annual awards banquet The UMass Dartmuh Faculty Federation announced winners of the annual Scholars of the Year, Teacher of the Year and ESU Employee of the Year at its annual awards banquet held recently at the Hawthorne Country Club. [more]
MEMA & MSP Distribute Public Safety Communications Equipment To Local Public Colleges January 03, 2003 Framingham, MA The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) Headquarters in Framingham was the site for the distribution Public Safety Communications Equipment across the Commonwealth were on hand to accept this equipment [more]
Annual Chemistry Magic Show for kids and adults is Dec 28 and Dec 29 at UMass Dartmouth December 28, 2002 Celebrate the holidays with a Boom! UMass Dartmouth chemistry professors Dr. W. Toby Dills and Dr. J.A. Golen will delight youngsters and adults alike at free Chemistry Magic Shows from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, and Sunday, Dec 29 in the Main Auditorium. Parking is in lot 5 and 6 [more]
UMass Dartmouth SMAST Scallop Survey overview December 22, 2002 Since 1999 the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST) and members of the commercial sea scallop industry have completed 27 video and tagging cruises to Georges Bank, resulting in 700 hours of video footage and 17,000 digital images. This research on the Georges Bank sea scallop population has had a profound impact on understanding of this unique ecosystem. [more]
Center for Jewish Culture at UMass Dartmouth presents Holocaust scholar December 11, 2002 Holocaust scholar Lawrence Langer will speak on Interpreting Survivors Testimonies at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth library browsing area at 7 p.m December 12. The free program is sponsored by the Center for Jewish Culture. Parking is in lot 13 [more]
UMass Dartmouth to present ?Madeiran Heritage? quilts to Madeiran Museum, Carney Academy in New Bedf December 09, 2002 UMass Dartmouth to present ?Madeiran Heritage? quilts to Madeiran Museum, Carney Academy in New Bedford at reception December 12 at university [more]
UMass Dartmouth students host 32nd annual Senior Citizens Christmas Party Dec. 7 December 07, 2002 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth students will host their 32nd annual Senior Citizen's Christmas Party for more than 600 on Saturday, December 7 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The party, which features a full-course turkey dinner and dancing, is organized, paid for, and staffed by the UMass Dartmouth Student Senate, and the classes of 03,04,05 and 06. It's held in the Residence Hall Cafeteria, parking lot 5 [more]
Center for Policy Analysis develops Community Report Card for Sandwich, Mass. Public Schools December 03, 2002 The Center for Policy Analysis at UMass Dartmouth, in partnership with the Sandwich, Massachusetts Public Schools, has collaborated for the past six years in producing a Community Report Card. The Community Report Card is a set of objective indicators that measures the Town of Sandwich's progress in achieving its major educational goals [more]
Suffolk Construction Completes 820 Bed Residence Complex in Nine Months December 03, 2002 Dartmouth, Massachusetts & Suffolk Construction Company Inc. of Boston recently celebrated the grand opening of the UMass Dartmouth student residence halls that were completed on time for the start of the fall semester. Ceremonies were held in October at the UMass Dartmouth campus located in Dartmouth, Massachusetts. [more]
UMass Dartmouth to offer graduate certificate program in forensics beginning in January December 01, 2002 UMass Dartmouth to offer graduate certificate program in forensics beginning in January [more]
International friendship family pumpkin carving party at October 27, 2002 The public is invited to the Oct. 27 free pumpkin carving party sponsored each year by the International Friendship Family, a volunteer organization which brings together UMass Dartmouth international students and with families throughout the region. [more]
Mexican folkloric dances at UMass Dartmouth October 22, 2002 Direct from Mexico City, a spectacular program of folkloric dances and authentic music from several regions of Mexico will be performed by the widely acclaimed Ballet Gran Folkloric de Mexico on October 22 at 8 pm in the Main Auditorium of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. [more]
UMass Dartmouth's Resident Halls October 08, 2002 MEDIA ADVISORY Grand opening/ribbon cutting ceremony for UMass Dartmouth [more]
SMAST scallop research resumes aboard F/V Liberty of New Bedford October 07, 2002 Eight researchers and students from the School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST) at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth set sail on September 5, 2002 on their second scientific cruise of the season with the F/V Liberty. [more]
Heartstarter FR2 Automated External Defibrillator (A.E.D) available at UMass Dartmouth September 29, 2002 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Department of Public Safety has acquired a Heartstarter FR2 Automated External Defibrillator. [more]
Department of Portuguese hosts international colloquium October 11 and 12 on Camoes; brings pr September 28, 2002 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Department of Portuguese hosts international colloquium October 11 and 12 on Camoes; brings preeminent scholars to UMD [more]
UMass Dartmouth marketing students stage fashion show November 13 September 28, 2002 UMass Dartmouth marketing students stage fashion show November 13 Marketing students at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will present the clothing of local retailers worn by student models at the Cosmopolitan Collections fashion show in the Main Auditorium [more]
UMass Dartmouth Observatory announces public hours from October through May September 24, 2002 Observations of the Moon, planets, and other celestial objects will be carried out using the Observatory's 16-inch telescope. [more]
Senator Paul Simon to speak on language at UMass Dartmouth on Sept. 24 September 24, 2002 The Honorable Paul Simon, retired senator from Illinois, will speak on foreign languages at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on September 24. The free, 4 p.m. le cture will be held in the first floor browsing area of the UMass Dartmouth library. Parking is in lot 13. [more]
Foreign Minister for East Timor, Dr. Jose Ramos-Horta on September 20; September 20, 2002 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture will host the foreign minister of East Timor, the world's newest democracy, on September 20. Dr. Jose Ramos-Horta will hold a press conference at 11:30 a.m., followed by a brief lecture and a question period. The public is invited to these events in the first floor browsing area of the UMass Dartmouth library. [more]
UMass Dartmouth awarded $35,000 to establish SouthCoast Compeer and aid mentally ill September 18, 2002 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth was awarded a $35,000 Faith in Action grant by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to establish Southcoast Compeer [more]
The Ora M. De Jesus Memorial Lecture at UMass Dartmouth is September 18 September 18, 2002 The Gerontological Society of Southeastern New England and the UMass Gerontology Center will present Assistant District Attorney Bernard H. Herman who will speak on September 18 on the topic "Facts and Myths about the Graying of America."The public is invited to attend. [more]
UMass Dartmouth offers algebra for Middle School students starting September 18 September 18, 2002 An innovative, technology based algebra class for 7th, 8th and 9th grade students will be offered by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, beginning September 18. The course, now in its fourth year, is suggested not only for students who are already doing well in their math classes, but also for students who are having difficulty understanding the foundations of algebra. [more]
Center for Jewish Culture at UMass Dartmouth fall events calendar September 18, 2002 Center for Jewish Culture at UMass Dartmouth fall events calendar The Center for Jewish Culture and Hillel at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will sponsor these free, public events on September 18, October 23, November 13, and December 12: [more]
U.S. News and World Report September 17, 2002 U.S. News and World Report ranks the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth as a Top Public Master's Level University in the North, according to its annual survey of America's Best Colleges. [more]
Star Store University Art Gallery September 12, 2002 The exhibition, Frank Stella's Moby Dick: The Waves 1985-89, will be open to the public from Thursday, September 12 -- 5-9 PM during the AHA! Night celebration -- and will continue through October 19. The gallery is located on 715 Purchase Street and open Monday-Saturday from 2-5 PM, closed Sunday. All exhibitions and events are free and open to the public. [more]
SMAST scallop research resumes aboard F/V Liberty of New Bedford September 05, 2002 Eight researchers and students from the School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST) at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth set sail on September 5, 2002 on their second scientific cruise of the season with the F/V Liberty. [more]
International friendship family pumpkin carving party at September 04, 2002 International friendship family pumpkin carving party at UMass Dartmouth October 27 [more]
UMass Dartmouth Homecoming Weekend is Oct. 4, 5, and 6 September 01, 2002 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will welcome alumni back to campus for Homecoming Weekend 2002 on October 4, 5, and 6. [more]
Jimmy Tingle featured in new UMass Dartmouth radio commercials September 01, 2002 Jimmy Tingle, comedian, political commentator and UMD alumnus, featured in new UMass Dartmouth radio commercials When Jimmy Tingle graduated from UMass Dartmouth, he never dreamed he'd have a career in stand up comedy or would one day work as a humorist and commentator for '60 Minutes II.' But, that's the great thing about a good education. It helps you to reach goals beyond your dreams. [more]
UMass Dartmouth students return to campus September 01, 2002 UMass Dartmouth students return to campus September 1 and 2, start classes on September 3. University prepares to make them welcome and offers new programs [more]
Writing about Grief: September 11 perspective September 01, 2002 August 5, 2002 What: Writing about Grief: September 11 perspective Who: Dr. Mary Hallet, Assistant Professor of English and Director of First Year English, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Contacts: Dr. Hallet's UMass Dartmouth office: 508/ 999-8291, or contact News director Maeve Hickok at 508/999-8765. [more]
UMass Dartmouth opens Professional and Continuing Education Center in Fall River August 26, 2002 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's new Professional and Continuing Education Center in Fall River will open this September at 139 South Main Street in the former Cherry & Webb building. Open houses at the center will be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. August 26 and 27. Call 508-678-3636, or stop by the Professional and Continuing Education Center. [more]
Senator Paul Simon to speak on language at UMass Dartmouth on Sept. 24 August 24, 2002 The Honorable Paul Simon, retired senator from Illinois, will speak on foreign languages at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on September 24 [more]
SouthCoast Summer Books Program gives books to 28,000 July 30, 2002 July 30, 2002 SouthCoast Summer Books Program gives books to 28,000 Is your child reading a good book? If your answer is yes, chances are he or she is one of 28,000 children in grades 1-8 from Acushnet, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Fall River, New Bedford, Wareham and Westport who was given a book through the SouthCoast Summer Books Program [more]
UMass Dartmouth announces new theatre programs July 30, 2002 July 30, 2002 UMass Dartmouth announces new theatre programs in artistic partnership with faculty at Bridgewater State College The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth College of Visual and Performing Arts is beginning a new program of theater classes and multi-arts programs on the Dartmouth and New Bedford campuses. The courses begin in September, and are open to special students as well as UMass Dartmouth undergraduates. [more]
SMAST offers cooperative master?s degree in cooperation with Naval Undersea Warfare Center July 28, 2002 Cooperative master?s degree in cooperation with Naval Undersea Warfare Center [more]
Hollywood Writer Returns For Umass Dartmouth Writing Seminar July 26, 2002 TV Writer Neal Boushell returns to the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth campus to teach his 'Sitcom Writing Seminar' on July 26-27, 2002. The two-day seminar covers the nuts and bolts of Hollywood sitcom writing and will cover such topics as how networks find writers, writing a 'spec' script, breaking into the business and finding an agent. [more]
Second-Hand Smoke Survey II in 14 Southeastern Massachusetts communities July 25, 2002 Residents of 14 towns in Southeastern Massachusetts have received the Southeastern Massachusetts Second-Hand Smoke Survey in their mailboxes, giving them the chance to express their views on this issue and shape public policy. [more]
Umd Engineering Freshmen To Get Jump Start July 24, 2002 July 25, 2002 One hundred freshman who will enter the College of Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth this September are going to get a taste of college life this summer. The UMD Engineering Freshman Summer Institute from August 4-9 is intended to help them cross the bridge from a high school environment to a university setting and strengthen their prospects for success in what is generally considered a challenging academic discipline. [more]
Upward Bound alumnus Dr. Patricia Andrade to receive award July 08, 2002 Dr. Patricia Andrade, a local surgeon and chairwoman of the New Bedford Board of Public Health, has been selected by the Council on Opportunity in Education (COE) to receive a National TRIO Achievers Award. She will be presented the award during the COE's 21st Annual Conference in Washington, DC this September. [more]
Latoya Wilson and Joseph Almeida to represent Upward Bound Program July 08, 2002 Ms. Latoya Wilson, a junior at New Bedford High School, was selected to represent the UMass Dartmouth Upward Bound Program at the 13th Annual National Student Leadership Congress in Washington, DC, from June 8-13, 2002. The event is sponsored by the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE) [more]
Prof. Ellen Christian receives Yvonne Sandstroem award July 08, 2002 Professor Ellen Christian, chairperson of the Department of Adult & Child Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, is the recipient of the Yvonne Sandstroem Service Award. She was presented the award at a recent Faculty Senate meeting. [more]
Management students win national simulations competition July 08, 2002 July 8, 2002 UMass Dartmouth seniors David Crouy of LaGarenne-Colombes, France and Peter Landolfi of Sharon won the Foundation Challenge Finals, a Management Simulations Incorporated national competition. [more]
Portuguese Cultural Series July 07, 2002 Portuguese Cultural Series events July 19 & July 23 [more]
UMass Dartmouth Alumni Association elects board of directors- Announced at Annual Board Meeting July 01, 2002 The Alumni Association of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has elected a slate of directors, as well as new officers who will serve 3 year terms beginning on July 1, 2002. [more]
Alumni Association elects board of directors July 01, 2002 UMass Dartmouth Alumni Association elects board of directors- Announced at Annual Board Meeting on June 25, 2002 The Alumni Association of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has elected a slate of directors, as well as new officers who will serve 3 year terms beginning on July 1, 2002. The board of directors guides the Alumni Association in its work supporting the university's 30,000 alumni as well as its students, academic, cultural and regional economic outreach mission, according to Alumni Director Donald A. Berube, Esq. 84. [more]
Biennial World Association for Vedic Studies (WAVES) Conference at UMD June 20, 2002 Biennial World Association for Vedic Studies (WAVES) Conference at UMD July 12-14,2002 The Center for Indic Studies at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will host the biennial World Association for Vedic Studies (WAVES) conference on July 12-14. This is the first time such a conference is being held in the New England area [more]
Worker's Education Program at UMass Dartmouth to honor 250 June 20, 2002 June 20, 2002 The Workers Education Program of the Arnold M. Dubin Labor Education Center at UMass Dartmouth will honor 250 men and women who have successfully participated in Adult Basic Education, ESOL, ABE, Pre-GED, GED, and Citizenship classes. The 17th annual Recognition Celebration will be held on Friday, June 21, at 7:00 PM at the United Fishermen Club in New Bedford. [more]
Pops Concert and Fireworks June 13, 2002 June 13, 2002 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will hold its 2002 Independence Day Pops Concert and Fireworks on Wednesday, July 3. [more]
Students of Color graduation banquet to be held May 19 May 19, 2002 May 8, 2002 The Students of Color Recognition & Graduation Banquet for the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's class of 2002 will be held on Sunday, May 19, from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. The event will take place in the Commuter Cafeteria, located in the university's Campus Center. Parking is available in lots 4 and 5. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Labor Education Center to have conference May 18, 2002 May 8, 2002 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Labor Education Center will have its spring conference, "Making Stewards Stronger," on Saturday, May 18, from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. [more]
UMass Dartmouth percussionists to perform May 14, 2002 May 7, 2002 Students from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's percussion program will host a free concert on Tuesday, May 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Center's main auditorium. Parking is in lot 5. [more]
"Marinating Middle School Science" teachers field-based learning in the local environment May 09, 2002 April 18, 2002 "Marinating Middle School Science" Institute offers teachers field-based learning in the local environment [more]
UMD College of Nursing celebrates scholarship at May 8 event May 08, 2002 April 22, 2002 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's College of Nursing will showcase research and other academic performance by undergraduate and graduate nursing students in an exhibition scheduled on Wednesday, May 8, from 4-7 p.m. in the Library Browsing Area. The event is free and open to the public. Parking is available in lot 13. [more]
"Ready for You," events highlight public safety resources May 07, 2002 April 29, 2002 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Department of Public Safety and Women's Resource Center will sponsor a talk by Connie and Howard Clery III on Tuesday, May 7, at 3 p.m., in the Library Browsing Area. Parking is in lot 13 [more]
UMass Dartmouth observatory open house is May 6 UMass Dartmouth observatory open house is May 6 May 06, 2002 The next open house at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Observatory is scheduled on Monday, May 6, beginning at 8:30 p.m., weather permitting. [more]
Lecture on higher education policy scheduled April 18 May 03, 2002 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Policy Studies Lecture Series will conclude on Thursday, April 18, with a talk by Dr. Peter Maassen, entitled, "From National to Transnational Higher Education: The European Union and Higher Education Policy." The lecture, free and open to the public, will be held from 6:30 - 7:45 p.m .in the Library Browsing Area. Parking is in lot 13 [more]
UMass musical groups to perform in May UMass musical groups to perform in May May 03, 2002 Three musical groups at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will present free concerts next month. [more]
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth 102nd commencement is June 2 May 02, 2002 May 13, 2002 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will observe its 102nd commencement ceremonies at noon Sunday, June 2 in the Vietnam Veterans Peace Memorial Amphitheater. Dr. Timothy Johnson, the well-known health and medical television news commentator, will address the graduates. [more]
Conference of the Islamic Council of New England April 27, 2002 Conference of the Islamic Council of New England to be held at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on April 27 [more]
Gould scholarship honors three gerontology students April 24, 2002 April 24, 2002 The Ora M. DeJesus Gerontology Center at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced that Alexis McLaughlin of Acushnet, Ashley Napier of Eastham, and Carol McAfee of New Bedford, will receive the Jack M. Gould Memorial Scholarship [more]
Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra to present concert at UMass Dartmouth on April 21 April 21, 2002 March 14, 2002 Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra to present concert at UMass Dartmouth on April 21 The College of Visual and Performing Arts at UMass Dartmouth is hosting a concert by the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra on Sunday, April 21, at 3 p.m. in the Campus Center's Main Auditorium. Parking is in lots 4 and 5. [more]
Multimedia play "And Then They Came For Me" to be presented at UMass Dartmouth on April 25, 27 April 04, 2002 April 4, 2002 "And Then They Came For Me," a multimedia play by James Still remembering the world of Anne Frank, will be presented at UMass Dartmouth on Thursday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, April 27 at 8 p.m. The performances, directed by Linda Monchik, will take place in the College of Visual and Performing Arts Recital Hall, room 153, with parking in lot 8/9. [more]
UMD International Film Series concludes with "Guantanamera" April 03, 2002 April 1, 2002 UMD International Film Series concludes with "Guantanamera" The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth International Film Series concludes on Friday, April 19, with "Guantanamera," a 1998 Cuban film directed by Tomas Alea, in Spanish. The free film will be shown at 7:30 p.m. in room 153 of the College of Visual and Performing Arts Building. Parking is available in lot 8/9. [more]
UMass Dartmouth leads summer study in Portugal April 02, 2002 UMass Dartmouth leads summer study in Portugal April 2, 2002 Tour beautiful Portugal with UMass Dartmouth this summer and bring home much more than souvenirs. Summer Study Abroad in Lisbon, Portugal from June 14 to July 14, 2002 will provide language study, undergraduate and graduate level political science academic credit, as well as introduction to the country's elegant cities and historical institutions. You will also have the time to travel on your own, and, yes, to buy souvenirs. [more]
Author Arthur Golden to speak at UMD Library benefit April 01, 2002 April 1, 2002 When Arthur Golden's novel, Memoirs of a Geisha, was published, readers and reviewers were amazed that a fortiesh white man could have written so convincingly in the first-person voice of a young Japanese geisha-in-training. Area residents will have the opportunity to learn more about Golden and his international bestseller at an April 28 author's brunch to benefit the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Library. The event, to be held in the university's Campus Center, will begin at 11 a.m. Parking is in lots 4 and 5. [more]
Author Marie-Claire Blais to speak at UMass Dartmouth event April 01, 2002 April 1, 2002 Marie-Claire Blais, an award-winning writer from Quebec, will be guest speaker of the Boivin Center of French Language and Culture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on Monday, April 22, at 4 p.m., in the Library's Browsing Area. Parking is in lot 13. [more]
Harold Bloom on April 12, 2002 March 27, 2002 UMass Dartmouth to award honorary doctorate to renowned literary critic Harold Bloom on April 12, 2002 Celebrated literary critic Harold Bloom will be awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in a special ceremony on Friday, April 12. Nobel laureate, Dr. Jose Saramago, himself the recipient of an honorary doctorate from UMass Dartmouth in 1999, will participate [more]
There's nothing better than being highly regarded in your own hometown. March 27, 2002 March 25, 2002 Dartmouth residents graded UMass Dartmouth "excellent" when asked to rate the "quality of services/facilities available" in the town in a survey conducted by the university's Center for Policy Analysis for the Dartmouth Open Space and Recreation Committee.. Although the statistical difference between the university's rank and second-place fire protection is insignificant (40.1 % to 39.9 %), the fact that 2,491 residents feel this way about UMD is hugely gratifying to the campus. And 50.8% rated the university's service as "good." [more]
Marketing study advises cranberry industry to promote health benefits of cranberry juice March 25, 2002 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth marketing study advises cranberry industry to promote health benefits of cranberry juice in marketing campaign tailored to consumers' age group Health conscious consumers know they are supposed to consume at least five servings of fruits and vegetables daily, but a University of Massachusetts Dartmouth marketing study of consumers' knowledge of the health benefits of cranberries shows that these consumers do not typically put cranberry juice into their food pyramid. [more]
Biennial African/African American Studies Conference is April 2-3 March 22, 2002 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will hold its third Biennial African/African American Studies Conference on April 2-3, from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Campus Center's main auditorium. Parking is available in lots 4 and 5. The conference entitled, "Women of African Descent: At the Heart of the Struggle," will focus on the contributions of black women in the struggle for liberation, justice, equality, and human dignity. The event is dedicated to the late Professor Gloria Waite who was an esteemed history department faculty member [more]
Israeli film "Circus Palestina" to be shown at UMass Dartmouth March 18, 2002 March 18, 2002" Circus Palestina," a 1998 film from Israel directed by Eyal Halfon, will be shown on Friday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. in room 153 of the College of Visual and Performing Arts Building at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Parking is available in lot 8/9. [more]
Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra to present concert at UMass Dartmouth on April 21 March 14, 2002 March 14, 2002 The College of Visual and Performing Arts at UMass Dartmouth is hosting a concert by the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra on Sunday, April 21, at 3 p.m. in the Campus Center's Main Auditorium. Parking is in lots 4 and 5 [more]
First Annual Conference on Portuguese Language Education planned May 4 at UMass Dartmouth March 14, 2002 March 12, 2002 The First Annual Conference on Portuguese Language Education will take place on Saturday, May 4, from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. in the UMass Dartmouth Library Browsing Area. Parking is in lot 13. [more]
UMass Dartmouth alumna Edith DeMello 90 receives DEP Outstanding Performance Award March 12, 2002 Edith DeMello, a 1990 social sciences and humanities graduate of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, received The Department of Environmental Protection's 2001 Commonwealth Citation for Outstanding Performance Award. DeMello is the recycling solid waste planner with the DEP Solid Waste Section in Lakeville. Previously, she served as the executive director for Greater New Bedford Regional Refuse Management District. [more]
Gerontology conference planned March 21 at UMass Dartmouth March 12, 2002 March 12, 2002 "Elders at Risk: Strategies for Successful Interventions," will be the theme of a UMass Dartmouth conference on Thursday, March 21, from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. The event, sponsored by the Ora M. DeJesus Gerontology Center, Massachusetts Association of Older Americans, and Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, will be conducted in the College of Visual and Performing Arts Building, room 153. Parking is in lot 8/9. [more]
Teamwork is key to graduating couple's success at UMD March 07, 2002 March 7, 2002 Without hesitation, Sony Palmateer cites "teamwork," as the reason she and husband Mark will both graduate from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth this June. [more]
Talk on "Honduras in Central America" March 27 at UMD March 07, 2002 March 7, 2002 The Department of Foreign Literature and Languages at UMass Dartmouth presents a talk by Areli Hodkinson entitled, "Honduras in Central America," on Wednesday, March 27, from 11 a.m.-Noon. The event will be held in the Liberal Arts and Business Building, room 208. Parking is in lots 1 and 2. [more]
Public forum on Mount Hope Bay project is March 26 March 04, 2002 March 4, 2002 The Mount Hope Bay Natural Laboratory project will be the topic of a public forum on Tuesday, March 26 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center (ATMC), 151 Martine Street, Fall River. [more]
Performing Arts Series features diverse spring events March 04, 2002 March 4, 2002 Grand Derangement will bring its fusions of traditional Acadian music, rock, jazz, and Louisiana and Irish Celtic rhythms to the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth main auditorium stage on Friday, April 5, at 8 p.m. On Wednesday, April 24, at 8 p.m., The National Shakespeare Company (NSC) will present William Shakespeare's classic comedy, "As You Like It," in the main auditorium. Each year, the company travels 25,000 miles, offering more than 125 performances in 40 states. [more]
Film Series continues at UMD with "Earth" March 04, 2002 March 4, 2002 "Earth," a 1999 film from India directed by Deepa Mehta, will be shown on Friday, March 8, at 7:30 p.m. in room 153 of the College of Visual and Performing Arts Building at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Parking is available in lot 8/9. [more]
Antiques and Books Appraisal Day is March 3 at UMD Library March 03, 2002 Antiques and Books Appraisal Day is March 3 at UMD Library [more]
IMPACT New England announces seminar programs February 27, 2002 February 27, 2002 IMPACT New England at the Center for Teaching and Learning will offer a lecture entitled, "The History of Intelligence and The Policies and Practices of American Schools," presented by Dr. Greg Ciardi on Monday, March 4, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The program, part of the E3-"Efficacy, Equity and Expectations," Leadership Seminar Series will take place in the Conference Dining Room, with parking available in lot 5. [more]
Film Series continues at UMD with "The Last September" February 25, 2002 February 25, 2002 "The Last September," a 1999 Irish film directed by Deborah Warner, will be shown on Friday, March 8, at 7:30 p.m. in room 153 of the College of Visual and Performing Arts Building at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Parking is available in lot 8/9. [more]
Ph.D. degree from UMass Dartmouth, UMass Lowell February 25, 2002 February 25, 2002 Westport resident Brian Blanchette, son of Norman T. and Freida A. Blanchette, is the first recipient of the joint Ph.D. degree between the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UMass Dartmouth and the Department of Chemistry at UMass Lowell. [more]
Nominations sought for The Jonathan Waxler Memorial Prize for Social Justice February 22, 2002 February 22, 2002 Individuals who have exhibited a dedication to social activism are eligible to receive the Jonathan Waxler Memorial Prize for Social Justice. In 1995, friends and colleagues of Robert and Linda Waxler, in memory of their son, established the $500 annual award [more]
Using Films in the Foreign Language Classroom February 21, 2002 February 21, 2002 The UMass Dartmouth Department of Foreign Literature and Languages will sponsor a presentation by Professor Anne-Christine Rice entitled, "Using Films in the Foreign Language Classroom," on Friday, March 1, from 3-4 p.m. The talk will be held in the Liberal Arts and Business Building, room 209, with parking in lots 1 or 2. [more]
Women's Seder scheduled March 7 at UMass Dartmouth February 21, 2002 February 21, 2002 The Third Annual Women's Seder: An Interfaith Event for World Peace and Understanding will be held on Thursday, March 4 p.m. in the Conference Dining Room at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Parking is in lots 5 and 6. [more]
Eisteddfod, fireworks, among public events during UMass Dartmouth's 2001 Homecoming Weekend February 20, 2002 September 26, 2001 A reunion of Eisteddfod Festival performers and friends as well as a re-scheduled Community Appreciation Day will be highlights at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Alumni Association's Homecoming Weekend, October 19-21. This year's theme, "Navigating your way back to UMD," encourages the general public, as well as university alumni, faculty, staff, and students, to return and enjoy an array of activities designed to appeal to diverse interests. [more]
`Journey to a Hate Free Millennium' film and presentation February 20, 2002 October 12, 2001 A free program entitled, `Journey to a Hate Free Millennium' will feature a documentary viewing and talk by filmmaker Brent Scarpo in the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth main auditorium on Monday, October 29 at 7 p.m. Parking is available in lots 4 and 5. This event was rescheduled from October 1. [more]
Professor John Fobanjong publishes book February 15, 2002 February 11, 2002 UMass Dartmouth Professor John Fobanjong publishes book, Understanding the Backlash Against Affirmative Action John Fobanjong, associate professor of political science/African American Studies, has authored the book, Understanding the Backlash Against Affirmative Action, published by Nova Science Publishers Inc., Huntington, New York. [more]
Family Business Center to host presentation on open-book management Feb. 20 February 13, 2002 February 13, 2002 UMass Dartmouth Jack Stack, author of The Great Game of Business, will make a presentation to the UMass Dartmouth Family Business Center on Wednesday, February 20. This session will run from 3 to 6 p.m. at White's of Westport, 66 State Road. Any business interested in this topic or in the Family Business Center is encouraged to attend. There is no charge for attending one meeting. [more]
Gallery 244 announces spring exhibitions February 12, 2002 February 12, 2002 Spring exhibitions continue at Gallery 244, located at the University of Massachusetts' Star Store Campus on 715 Purchase Street in New Bedford. The gallery, featuring student work, is open every day from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. On-street parking is available. [more]
Music therapy lecture scheduled February 25 at UMass Dartmouth February 12, 2002 February 12, 2002 Note: Location has changed. Music therapy lecture scheduled February 25 at UMass Dartmouth Certified music therapist Lisa Rue will offer a lecture entitled, "Music Through the Years," as part of the introductory gerontology course at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on Monday, February 25, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. The lecture, free and open to the public, will be held in the Dion Science and Engineering Building, room 105. Parking is available in lot 17. [more]
UMass Dartmouth's Professor Rothschild co-editor and author in latest volume of The Sea February 08, 2002 February 8, 2002 Professor Brian J. Rothschild, dean of the Massachusetts Intercampus Graduate School of Marine Sciences and Technology and director of UMass Dartmouth's School for Marines Science and Technology, is an editor and co-author of the latest volume of The Sea. [more]
Concert pays tribute to jazz legend Bobby Greene February 08, 2002 February 8, 2002 "The Jeans & Rhinestones Ball," a tribute concert to local jazz legend Bobby Greene, will be held on Sunday, March 24, from noon to 6 p.m. at the Harborfront Center Ballroom (formerly Seaport Inn), 110 Middle Road, Fairhaven. [more]
UMass Dartmouth senior Miriam S. Keating accepts competitive internship offer at GASB February 08, 2002 February 8, 2002 Miriam S. Keating, a senior accounting major at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, has accepted a one-year position as a Post Graduate Technical Assistant at the GASB (Governmental Accounting Standards Board) in Norwalk, CT. [more]
International Film Series continues with "The Ice Rink" at UMD February 05, 2002 February 5, 2002 "The Ice Rink," a 1998 French film directed by Jean-Phillipe Toussaint, will be shown on Friday, February 22, at 7:30 p.m. in room 153 of the College of Visual and Performing Arts Building at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Parking is available in lot 8/9. [more]
Brown Bag discussion series February 05, 2002 The spring 2002 Brown Bag Lunch Series, free and open to the public, begins on Wednesday, February 20, from Noon-1: 30 p.m. in the Library Browsing Area. Tom Ranuga, professor of sociology/anthropology, will present a talk on "AIDS in South Africa: A Life and Death Struggle." Parking is available in lot 13. [more]
Chinese New Year celebration planned at UMass Dartmouth February 01, 2002 February 1, 2002 Chinese New Year celebration planned at UMass Dartmouth An array of activities are scheduled to celebrate the Year of the Horse on Sunday, February 10 (actual date is Feb. 12), in the South Alcove of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's Campus Center from 6-11 p.m. Parking is available in lot 5. [more]
Danish artist Per Kirkeby exhibits at UMass Dartmouth Gallery Feb 9-March 14 February 01, 2002 February 1, 2002 The University Art Gallery at the Star Store Campus of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will feature an exhibition of monotypes, etchings and book covers by the Danish artist, Per Kirkeby from February 9 - March 14. [more]
International film series begins with Cape Verde's "Testamento" January 31, 2002 January 31, 2001 A showing of "Testamento," (Cape Verde, 1997) launches the spring International Film Series at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on Friday, February 8, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The free film will be introduced by Professor Charles White and screened in the College of Visual and Performing Arts Building, room 153. Parking is available in lot 8/9. [more]
Auditions scheduled for `The Vagina Monologues' at UMD January 31, 2002 January 29, 2002 The Women's Resource Center at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is looking for women to be cast in the award-winning play, "The Vagina Monologues," set to be performed March 27-March 29. [more]
Time change announced for Black History Month event January 31, 2002 January 29, 2002 A community discussion on "Black Men and Health" at UMass Dartmouth's Frederick Douglass Unity House will be held on Thursday, February 28, beginning at 6 p.m. and not Noon as previously announced. [more]
Classical recital scheduled on February 7 at UMass Dartmouth January 31, 2002 January 31, 2002 Harpsichordist Paul Cienniwa and Baroque Cellist Audrey Cienniwa will perform in a free recital at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on Thursday, February 7, at 12:30 p.m. The concert will be presented in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, room 153. Parking is available in lot 8/9. [more]
Alternative Sentencing Program Receives $50K Funding January 31, 2002 January 28, 2002 "Changing Lives Through Literature" alternative sentencing program receives $50K funding to enter 10th year Bucking a three-decade national trend of locking more and more people behind prison bars, Massachusetts is continuing its pioneering alternative sentencing program, "Changing Lives Through Literature." Now entering its 10th year, with $50,000 from the state Legislature, the program has succeeded in stopping costly turnstile prison terms for most of its "graduates." [more]
Advanced Technology & Manufacturing Center opens at former Kerr Mill site in Fall River January 30, 2002 Governor Jane Swift joined state, local and university officials on November 14 for the grand opening of the new 60,000-square foot Advanced Technology & Manufacturing Center (ATMC) at the former Kerr Mill in Fall River. The state-of-the-art facility will spur economic investment and lead to the creation of 120 jobs in the region. [more]
Cherry and Webb-Fall River January 30, 2002 Cherry and Webb UMD's Center for Professional and Continuing Studies to locate at Cherry & Webb building in Fall River The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's new Center for Professional and Continuing Studies will be located at Fall River's Cherry & Webb building, following that site's purchase by the Fall River Office of Economic Development (FROED). Mayor Edward Lambert hailed the redevelopment project as a "cornerstone for downtown revitalization." [more]
SMAST seeks to strengthen Portuguese connection January 30, 2002 SMAST seeks to strengthen Portuguese connection Collaboration with a visiting scientist from the Instituto de Investigacao das Pescas e do Mar (IPIMAR) in Lisbon, the establishment of a student exchange program with the University of Azores and participation on an advisory panel for Instituto do Mar (IMAR), an international research organization, are among the ways UMass Dartmouth's School for Marine Science and Technology is strengthening ties to the Luso-American community. [more]
Dr. Donald L. Zekan appointed Vice Chancellor January 30, 2002 Dr. Donald L. Zekan appointed Vice Chancellor for Administrative and Fiscal Services Dr. Donald L. Zekan was appointed Vice Chancellor for Administrative and Fiscal Services at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and began his duties on September 24 [more]
UMass wins approval of groundbreaking multi-campus marine science degrees January 30, 2002 The University of Massachusetts won final approval in October from the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education to offer masters and doctoral degrees from its new Inter-Campus Graduate School of Marine Sciences and Technology. The initiative will marshal the resources of its Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth, and Lowell campuses to create a center of excellence focusing on New England's crucial marine resources. [more]
Unity House Director Greer G. Gordon's book,Symphonies of the Heart explores spiritual connections January 30, 2002 Symphonies of the Heart: Spiritual Harmony and the Quest for Holiness is the latest book authored by Greer G. Gordon, director of the Frederick Douglass Unity House and teacher in the departments of Philosophy and African/African American Studies. [more]
GB Hammond receives $100,000 grant from Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation January 30, 2002 Gerald "GB" Hammond, professor of chemistry/biochemistry at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, is the recipient of a $100,000 grant award over two years from the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation's Scholar/Fellow Program for Undergraduate Institutions. Hammond was one of five individuals in the nation chosen for the award. [more]
UMass Dartmouth's Prior Learning Program translates life experiences into university credits January 30, 2002 For 40 years, Shirley Lamson volunteered with the League of Women Voters, serving as president of local, county, and state boards in Pennsylvania. She worked on publishing voter guides, lobbying for legislation, and speaking in front of government agencies. On Cape Cod, she recently organized local chapters for the Million Mom March, advocating gun safety measures. [more]
'The Estuaries Project' January 30, 2002 NEW BEDFORD, Bob Durand, Secretary of Environmental Affairs, and William M. Bulger, President of the University of Massachusetts, along with other environmental and elected officials, today unveiled "The Estuaries Project, Southeastern Massachusetts Embayment Restoration," a comprehensive assessment of water quality in 89 estuaries stretching from Duxbury to Cape Cod and The Islands and around the Southeast Coast. [more]
Portuguese-Americans and Luso American Foundationendow chair for distinguished professor at UMD January 30, 2002 Portuguese-Americans and Luso American Foundation endow chair for distinguished professor at UMD The Luso-American Foundation contributed $200,000 to leverage the combined $650,000 donations of five Portuguese-Americans, and qualify the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for $650,000 in state matching funds. The $1.5 million grant total will fund the first endowed chair in Portuguese in the university's history. [more]
UMass Dartmouth offers artisanry courses at Star Store January 25, 2002 January 24, 2002 UMass Dartmouth, through the Division of Continuing Education, will be offering artisanry non-credit courses in the areas of ceramics, woodworking, jewelry and metals. Classes will be held at the new Star Store campus in downtown New Bedford from 6-9 p.m. Star Store is located on 715 Purchase Street. [more]
Non-credit management, accounting and finance courses offered at UMass Dartmout January 25, 2002 January 24, 2002 UMass Dartmouth, through the Division of Continuing Education, will be offering courses for managers and non-managers. Courses are strategically designed to help managers enhance their management skills and augment their accounting and financial ability to help increase the profitability of any business small or large. [more]
UMD Health Office sponsors workshops on healthy eating January 25, 2002 January 24, 2002 The UMass Dartmouth Health Office is sponsoring a series of free workshops designed to encourage healthy eating, develop realistic body image and raise awareness about the physical effects of eating disorders. The workshops will run in the Library Browsing Area from 6-7 p.m. with parking available in lot 13 [more]
Faculty Federation presents awards January 24, 2002 January 9, 2002 UMass Dartmouth's Faculty Federation presents awards The Faculty Federation at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth honored four individuals for exemplary service during a recent awards banquet in the Campus Center. [more]
UMass Dartmouth professor receives ASCAP award for musical compositions January 24, 2002 January 2002 Professor James M. Bohn, a visiting lecturer in the music department at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, is the ASCAPLU$ Standard Award recipient from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers in New York. [more]
Non-credit management, accounting and finance courses offered at UMass Dartmouth January 24, 2002 January 24, 2002 UMass Dartmouth, through the Division of Continuing Education, will be offering courses for managers and non-managers. Courses are strategically designed to help managers enhance their management skills and augment their accounting and financial ability to help increase the profitability of any business small or large. [more]
Performing Arts Series offers diverse spring events January 24, 2002 January 2002 Performing Arts Series offers diverse spring events Grand Derangement will bring its fusions of traditional Acadian music, rock, jazz, and Louisiana and Irish Celtic rhythms to the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth main auditorium stage on Friday, April 5 at 8 p.m. On Wednesday, April 24 at 8 p.m. in the main auditorium, The National Shakespeare Company (NSC) will present William Shakespeare's classic comedy, "As You Like It." Each year, the company travels 25,000 miles, offering more than 125 performances in 40 states. [more]
Mary Arsenault will be first 2 + 2 program graduateat the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth January 24, 2002 Mary Arsenault, age 69, is living proof that it's never too late to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree. Thanks to the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's 2 + 2 program at Cape Cod Community College, Arsenault will fulfill that lifelong dream and complete her studies in humanities/social sciences this December. [more]
Center for Policy Analysis offers lecture series January 24, 2002 January 23, 2002 "Globalization: The Process and Its Domestic Impact," is the theme of an upcoming lecture series sponsored by the Center for Policy Analysis at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. [more]
`Writing the Sitcom' workshop offered for aspiring TV scribes January 24, 2002 January 22, 2002 `Writing the Sitcom' workshop offered for aspiring TV scribes Neil Boushell, a Hollywood television writer, will offer a non-credit seminar on "Writing the Sitcom," at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on February 8-9. The workshop will cover the nuts and bolts of creating half-hour comedies and cover topics such as how networks find writers, writing a `spec' script, breaking into the business, and finding an agent. [more]
Black History Month events scheduled at UMass Dartmouth January 24, 2002 January 22, 2002 Black History Month events scheduled at UMass Dartmouth In honor of Black History Month, the Frederick Douglass Unity House at UMass Dartmouth is sponsoring a series of special events during February. [more]
Media critic Jeff Cohen to speak at UMass Dartmouth January 24, 2002 January 23, 2002 Jeff Cohen, nationally recognized media critic, will speak on Wednesday, February 13, at 7:30 p.m., in the Library Browsing Area at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Parking is available in lot 13. Sponsors of his appearance are the UMD Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution Group and Student Senate [more]
UMass Dartmouth's Faculty Federation presents awards January 24, 2002 The Faculty Federation at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth honored four individuals for exemplary service during a recent awards banquet in the Campus Center [more]
`Algebra for All,' class geared toward students in grades 7-9 January 22, 2002 UMass Dartmouth's Division of Continuing Education is offering `Algebra for All,' a course for students in grades 7-9, running from February 6 - April 24. The class, which meets on Wednesdays from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Business and Liberal Arts Building, room 218, is geared toward students who have not yet had or who are currently taking Algebra. Parking is available in lot 4. [more]
Center for Jewish Culture presents talk by author Ruth Gruber January 14, 2002 January 14, 2002 The Center for Jewish Culture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth presents a talk by noted author and journalist Ruth Gruber on Wednesday, February 6, at 7 p.m. in the Library Browsing Area. Parking is available in lot 13. [more]
Annual legislative breakfast to be held at UMD on January 26 January 08, 2002 The Arnold M. Dubin Labor Education Center, The Bristol-Plymouth Central Labor Council, The United Labor Council of Greater Fall River and The Greater New Bedford and Cape Cod Central Labor Council will sponsor their Annual Legislative Breakfast on Saturday, January 26, from 8:30 -11 a.m. in the Residents' Cafeteria at UMass Dartmouth. Parking is available in lots 5 or 6. [more]
Cancer researcher Judah Folkman to speak at UMass Dartmouth January 03, 2002 April 11, 2002 Dr. Judah Folkman, one of the country's leading cancer researchers, will speak at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on Tuesday, May 7, at 7 p.m. The program, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Library Browsing Area. Parking is in lot 13. [more]
UMass Dartmouth alumni's work featured in design magazine January 03, 2002 The regional annual edition of Print: America's Graphic Design Magazine features the work of several UMass Dartmouth design alumni, including Brian Azer '98 of Boston, Karen Dendy '85 of Charlestown, and Clifford Stoltz '78 of Newton [more]
Japanese film, `Afterlife' to be shown at UMass Dartmouth December 11, 2001 December 11, 2001 The Fall 2001 International Film Series at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth concludes with a showing of "Afterlife," (Japan, 1998) on Friday, December 14 at 7:30 p.m. The film will be presented in the College of Visual and Performing Arts Recital Hall (room 153) with an introduction by English Professor Charles W. White. [more]
Annual chemistry show to add spark to holiday season December 06, 2001 December 6, 2001 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Chemistry Professors William "Toby" Dills and James A. Golen, will provide that extra spark this holiday season with their annual Chemistry Magic Show on Friday, December 28 from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday, December 29, from 2-4 p.m. [more]
8th Annual Gospel Extravaganza to be held Dec. 15-16 November 30, 2001 November 30, 2001 The United House of Prayer for All People, New Bedford, is showcasing a wide array of talented Gospel performers during the 8th Annual Gospel Extravaganza, a spectacular Christmas concert, on Saturday, December 15 at 6 p.m. and Sunday, December 16 at 4 p.m. The performances will take place at the Zeiterion Theatre, 684 Purchase Street, New Bedford [more]
College of Nursing presents program on bioterrorism November 30, 2001 November 30, 2001 The College of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will present a free program entitled, "Bioterrorism: What Nurses (and others) Need to Know," on Tuesday, December 11 from 4-6 p.m. The program will be held in the Dion building, room 116 with parking available in lot 17. [more]
UMD choruses present `Choirs and Carols' in New Bedford November 27, 2001 November 27,2001 The three choirs at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will join for a diverse and delightful program featuring carols and seasonal music on Friday, December 7 at Grace Episcopal Church in New Bedford at 8 p.m. [more]
UMD Astral Infinity Arkestra to present concert December 10 November 27, 2001 The Astral Infinity Arkestra at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will present a free concert entitled, "Blues of An Other Color," on Monday, December 10, at 7:30 p.m. The performance will take place in the College of Visual and Performing Arts auditorium (room 153) with parking available in lot 8/9. [more]
Microsoft IT Academy kicks off at UMass Dartmouth November 21, 2001 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is partnering with Microsoft to become an Authorized Academic Training Provider for area businesses and individuals. The official kickoff of UMD's Microsoft IT Academy begins with the new year. [more]
Center for Jewish Culture presents talk by Marjorie Agosin November 19, 2001 November 19, 2001 Marjorie Agosin, Chilean Jewish poet and human rights activist, will present a program entitled, "Memory & Imagination: Jewish Writers in Latin America," on Wednesday, December 6 at 4 p.m. in the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Library Browsing Area. Park in lot 13. [more]
UMD to present concert of African music, dance, and song November 19, 2001 November 19, 2001 A concert featuring African dance, drumming, and song will be presented at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on Thursday, December 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the main auditorium. The event is free and open to the public, with parking available in lot 5. [more]
Elder housing forum scheduled at UMass Dartmouth Nov. 26 November 15, 2001 Issues in elder housing will be discussed at a policy forum for professionals, students, and consumers on Monday, November 26 from 2-4 p.m. in the Residence Dining Conference Room at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. The room is located across from the Campus Center with parking available in lot 5. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Artisanry Holiday Sale scheduled November 13, 2001 November 13, 2001 UMass Dartmouth Artisanry Holiday Sale scheduled The holiday season is nearly here. Looking for unique gifts, Search no further than the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's Annual Artisanry Holiday Sale on November 28-29. [more]
Piano recital scheduled on November 4 at UMass Dartmouth October 31, 2001 October 31, 2001 Dr. Christina Biron will present a piano recital on Sunday, November 4, at 3 p.m. at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. The free concert, sponsored by the Cultural Affairs Committee, will be held in the College of Visual and Performing Arts Recital Hall, (room 153) with parking available in lot 8/9. [more]
Interactive play concerning acquaintance rape October 29, 2001 October 29, 2001 Interactive play concerning acquaintance rape to be presented at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on November 4 Acquaintance rape will be the subject of an interactive play entitled "PlayRights-One Night" to be performed on Sunday, November 4 at 9 p.m. in the College of Visual and Performing Arts Recital Hall (room 153) at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Park in lots 8/9 [more]
Cranberry Symposium to be held at UMass Dartmouth October 29, 2001 October 29, 2001 A new white cranberry juice tasting will be featured at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's Third Annual Cranberry Symposium on Thursday, November 8 in the Conference Dining Room (across from the Campus Center). Park in lots 5 and 6. The symposium runs from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., and the tasting, courtesy of Ocean Spray Cranberries, starts at 1:30 p.m. [more]
Tibetan monks perform `Sacred Music and Sacred Dance for World Healing' October 22, 2001 October 22, 2001 The multiphonic singers of Tibet's Drepung Loseling Monastery, whose sellout shows in Carnegie Hall and the Lincoln Center earned national acclaim, will perform at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on Thursday, November 8 at 8 p.m. in the main auditorium. Park in lots 4 and 5. [more]
Fred Weihan Ho to perform at Frederick Douglass Unity House October 19, 2001 October 19, 2001 New York musician/activist Fred Weihan Ho will present an evening of music, poetry, and politics on Monday, October 29 at 6 p.m. in the Frederick Douglass Unity House at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Parking is available in lot 5. [more]
Dr. Jean F. MacCormack installed as third Chancellor September 28, 2001 September 28, 2001 Dr. Jean F. MacCormack installed as third Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth With all the centuries-old traditions of higher education, Dr. Jean F. MacCormack today (September 28) was installed as the third chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. [more]
Author Ross Gelbspan to speak at UMD about global warming September 25, 2001 September 25, 2001 Ross Gelbspan, author of The Heat is On, a critically acclaimed book about global warming, will speak on that topic on Monday, October 1 at 4 p.m. in the Library Browsing Area at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Parking is available in lot 13. [more]
Postponed: Conference of the Islamic Council September 25, 2001 September 25, 2001 Postponed: Conference of the Islamic Council of New England at UMass Dartmouth on October 6 Due to the tragic events of September 11 in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania and to security concerns, The17th Annual Conference of the Islamic Council of New England will postpone its October 6 conference at UMass Dartmouth. The theme of the event is "Guiding Light: Defining the Future of Our Children as Muslim Youth in Western Societies." A new date has not been established. [more]
Prof. Mel Yoken to be Awared Palmes Academiques September 24, 2001 Sept. 24, 2001 One of France's leading authors to speak October 15 at UMass Dartmouth; Prof. Mel Yoken to be awarded Palmes academiques Pierre de Boisdeffre, one of France's leading authors and a former French ambassador to several countries, will speak on "Mauriac, Malraux and Sartre" on Monday, October 15 at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth library. [more]
UMass Dartmouth joins AHA! Night (SEPT. 20) "A Thousand Paper Prayers September 15, 2001 September 15, 2001 [more]
UMass Dartmouth postpones Community Appreciation Day September 15, 2001 September 15, 2001 UMass Dartmouth postpones Community Appreciation Day from September 23 to October 20 Due to the tragic events last week, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack has postponed Community Appreciation Day until Saturday, October 20. The event, which was scheduled for Sunday, September 23, will coincide with the annual Homecoming Weekend. [more]
Captain Frederick R. Purrington Appointed as Major Gifts OfficerCVPA Appoints Major Gifts Officer September 12, 2001 September 12, 2001 UMass Dartmouth's Dean John Laughton of the College of Visual and Performing Arts and Donald H. Ramsbottom, Executive Director of the UMass Dartmouth Foundation, Inc. are pleased to announce that Captain Frederick R. Purrington of South Dartmouth has been appointed Major Gifts Officer for the University's College of Visual and Performing Arts [more]
UMass Dartmouth cancels or postpones arts events September 12, 2001 September 12, 2002 Due to the tragic events this week, the College of Visual and Performing Arts at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is canceling an opening reception scheduled tonight in the Star Store Campus, and postponing all other events until further notice [more]
September 14 Harold Bloom Award Ceremony postponed September 12, 2001 UMass Dartmouth postpones September 14 for award ceremony for renowned literary critic Harold Bloom [more]
Schedule given for international film series at UMass Dartmouth September 10, 2001 September 10, 2001 Whether your interest rests in tales with a supernatural bent, historical or quirky romances or indictments of social injustice, the fall 2001 International Film Series selections at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will likely appeal to your taste. All films are shown on Fridays at 7:30 p.m. in the Visual and Performing Arts building (Group VI), room 153. Parking is available in lot 8/9 and admission is free. [more]
Brown Bag discussion series begins September 19 September 10, 2001 September 10, 2001 Visitors are welcome to join faculty, staff, and students at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth as the fall 2001 Brown Bag Lunches discussion series kicks off on Wednesday, September 19 from Noon - 1:30 p.m. in the Library Browsing Area. Parking is available in lot 13. [more]
Singers invited to join UMass Dartmouth choruses August 31, 2001 August 31, 2001 Singers invited to join UMass Dartmouth choruses Community members, as well as students, staff and faculty are invited to lend their voices to three University of Massachusetts Dartmouth choral groups. [more]
Honorary doctorate to renowned literary critic Harold Bloom on September 14 August 28, 2001 August 28, 2001 Celebrated literary critic Harold Bloom will be awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in a special ceremony on Friday, September 14. Nobel laureate, Dr. Jose Saramago, himself the recipient of an honorary doctorate from UMass Dartmouth in 1999, will participate. [more]
Continuing Education extends arm to local communities August 15, 2001 August 15, 2001 Two new UMass Dartmouth administrators say the school can be a powerful partner with local businesses, both large and small. [more]
U.S. News Ranks UMass Dartmouth August 14, 2001 August 2001 U.S. News ranks UMass Dartmouth as a top public master's level university in its 2002 edition of America's Best Colleges [more]
SMAST receives $1.1 M unrestricted grant July 26, 2001 July 26, 2002 School for Marine Science and Technology at UMass Dartmouth receives $1.1 M unrestricted grant from Brayton Point Station to study Mount Hope Bay System [more]
School for Marine Science and Technology saluted for research July 06, 2001 July 6, 2001 The four-year-old School for Marine Science and Technology of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth was saluted at a private luncheon Monday with a gift of $50,000 and words of praise from U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy , among others [more]
UMass Dartmouth appoints three to academic administration July 02, 2001 July 2, 2001 Three new academic administrators have joined the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Dr. Michael Steinman is dean of the College of Arts and Sciences; Dr. Susan C. Lane becomes associate vice chancellor for the Division of Continuing Education; and Dr. Antone C. Vieira is executive director for Corporate Programs and Partnerships in continuing education. [more]
UMass Dartmouth to reschedule fireworks in the fall February 11, 2001 UMass Dartmouth to reschedule fireworks in the fall [more]

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