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Press Releases of the last Month


Following is the list of all the press releases since January 28, 2015, sorted in descending order of date.

Title Date Summary
UMassD Psychology Professor Jennifer Fugate discusses #TheDress February 27, 2015 How can one little dress get so much attention? An image of the dress sparked a national debate on the perception of color. According to the flare-up on social media, about half of the world sees the dress as "blue and black" and the other half sees "white and gold". The actual color according to the makers of the dress is blue and black. [more]
UMassD Q&A on a few things baseball with Professor and Author Lucas Mann February 27, 2015 "I think if you told a minor leaguer the game had to be played on ice, they'd show up with a pair of skates the next day, ready to go to work." -- Lucas Mann [more]
UMass Dartmouth scientist part of U.S.-UK collaboration that discovers bacteria 'hotwire their genes' February 26, 2015 Research to be published in "Science" February 27 [more]
UMassD Engaged 2015 brings together voices of University's community engagement initiatives February 25, 2015 Students, faculty, and staff to present March 6 at noon at Claire T. Carney Library [more]
Presentation by Dr. Yaba Blay and celebration show part of closing week of Black History Month at UMass Dartmouth February 25, 2015 UMass Dartmouth recently announced a schedule of events for Black History Month. Students, staff, faculty, alumni and members of the public are invited to attend all events. Many are being held through the sponsorship of the New Bedford Historical Society. [more]
Sustaining Massachusetts Fisheries Summit takes place March 2 February 25, 2015 Stakeholder summit to improve understanding of an issue critical to the economy and culture of the Commonwealth [more]
UMass Dartmouth students and faculty to hold health screening clinic for homeless families in Somerset February 28 February 24, 2015 More than 20 students will take part in health screening clinic at the Congregational Church of Somerset [more]
UMassD Q&A on first-ever U.S. Special Envoy for LGBT Rights with Law Professor Jeremiah Ho February 24, 2015 "Defending and promoting the human rights of LGBT persons is at the core of our commitment to advancing human rights globally -- the heart and conscience of our diplomacy." -- United States Secretary of State John Kerry [more]
Two Business Plan Workshops this Tuesday for UMass Dartmouth Student-Run Businesses Association February 22, 2015 Two Business Plan Workshops, organized by Charlton College of Business Professor Chris Papenhausen, will explain the application process and provide an opportunity to answer any questions regarding student-run business opportunities on campus. [more]
Senator Elizabeth Warren to visit UMass Dartmouth Campus February 20 February 19, 2015 UMass Dartmouth is very excited for our students and our entire University community to welcome one of our state's key leaders, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren. [more]
Senator Elizabeth Warren to visit UMass Dartmouth Campus February 20 February 19, 2015 UMass Dartmouth is very excited for our students and our entire University community to welcome one of our state's key leaders, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren. [more]
Black History Month at UMass Dartmouth schedule of events February 18-22 February 18, 2015 Black History Month at UMass Dartmouth schedule of events February 18-22 [more]
"Layers of Learning" exhibition underway at UMass Dartmouth Campus Gallery February 18, 2015 More than 70 works of students and UMass Dartmouth alumni on display through February 24 [more]
UMassD Q&A on the digital afterlife with Marketing Professor Nora Barnes February 13, 2015 UMassD Q&A on the digital afterlife with Marketing Professor Nora Barnes [more]
UMassD Q&A on Valentine's Day with Psychology Professor Mahzad Hojjat February 12, 2015 "Just like a garden, relationships need to be lovingly and continuously maintained to stay healthy." [more]
Naseer Aruri, 81, internationally recognized expert on Middle East February 12, 2015 UMass Dartmouth professor served on Amnesty International Board, published widely on U.S. foreign policy related to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict [more]
UMass Dartmouth College of Visual & Performing Arts exhibition showcases works of Ceramics program alumni February 11, 2015 "The Uncommon Object" displays works of 10 UMass Dartmouth alumni at University Art Gallery in New Bedford [more]
UMassD Q&A on Jon Stewart stepping down as anchor of 'The Daily Show' with Political Science Professor Doug Roscoe February 11, 2015 "Through his unique voice and vision, 'The Daily Show' has become a cultural touchstone for millions of fans and an unparalleled platform for political comedy that will endure for years to come." -- Michele Ganeless, Comedy Central President [more]
UMass Dartmouth professor earns $464,739 NIH grant to apply Big Data to "design smarter and targeted" treatment of infectious intestine diseases February 11, 2015 Dr. Vanni Bucci aims to provide new mathematical models to optimize treatment [more]
Black History Month at UMass Dartmouth schedule of events February 10-15 February 11, 2015 Black History Month at UMass Dartmouth schedule of events February 10-15 [more]
UMass Law professor speaks on domestic use of drones Tuesday February 10 February 08, 2015 Professor Hillary Farber leads discussion on "Eyes in the Sky and Privacy Concerns on the Ground" [more]
UMass Dartmouth student proposes drones in the air to help drivers find parking spots on the ground February 04, 2015 Doctoral candidate Amir Ehsani Zonouz wins Siemens Mobility IDEA Contest for Smart Parking System [more]
State universities and community colleges in Southeastern Massachusetts to conduct regional feasibility study February 03, 2015 CONNECT Partnership collaborates with New England Expansion Strategies to assess need for life-sciences education and training center in Taunton [more]
Black History Month at UMass Dartmouth set to begin February 03, 2015 Black History Month at UMass Dartmouth set to begin [more]
UMass Dartmouth announces Black History Month events January 30, 2015 UMass Dartmouth announced today a schedule of events for Black History Month. Students, staff, faculty, alumni and members of the public are invited to attend all events. Many events are being held through the sponsorship of the New Bedford Historical Society. [more]
UMassD Q&A on Deflategate with Mechanical Engineering Professor Alex Fowler January 30, 2015 The National Football League is currently investigating the New England Patriots to determine why game balls used AFC Championship game were under-inflated. The "Deflategate" scandal continues to make national headlines in the lead up to the Super Bowl. According to the most recent reports, the NFL has requested the help of Columbia University's Physics Department. UMass Dartmouth Mechanical Engineering Professor Alex Fowler provides his thoughts on the science of Deflategate, Bill Nye, and what the NFL could do moving forward. [more]
UMass Dartmouth encourages responsible fan behavior for Super Bowl Sunday January 30, 2015 Community responsibility emphasized, game viewing activities scheduled [more]

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