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Press Releases of the last Month


Following is the list of all the press releases since July 3, 2015, sorted in descending order of date.

Title Date Summary
UMass Law Alumna Isabel Saavedra joins family immigrant detention pro bono project August 03, 2015 Serving as contract attorney, Isabel Saavedra '14 will assist women and children detained at Dilley, Texas detention facility [more]
60+ first-year engineering students arrive to UMass Dartmouth campus for Freshman Summer Institute August 03, 2015 First-year engineering students work with other new freshmen, faculty, and student teaching assistants on a week-long engineering project [more]
Statement from Chancellor Divina Grossman on "Women on Boards" resolution August 01, 2015 The Massachusetts Senate this week voted in favor of S1007,  the "Women on Boards" resolution to encourage corporations to appoint more women to board seats. Senator Karen Spilka and lead co-sponsor Representative Pat Haddad filed the resolution in recognition of consistent research showing positive business impacts of equitable and diverse gender representation on boards of companies. [more]
Construction of UMass Dartmouth Charlton College of Business expansion underway July 27, 2015 22,000 sq ft 'Learning Pavilion' will contain classrooms, meeting spaces, auditorium, and technology enhanced learning areas [more]
UMass Dartmouth receives $250,000 anonymous gift for online undergraduate students in memory of 2015 graduate July 27, 2015 Gift from anonymous donor in the amount of $250,000 is tribute to Ryan David Reaves, an online student from Texas who graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Liberal Arts [more]
Federally funded awards totaling $701,306 support UMass Dartmouth academic success July 24, 2015 Grants from National Endowment for the Humanities and Department of Education support University's student services and faculty-led projects [more]
Congressman Kennedy to address SouthCoast Development Partnership July 23, 2015 Meeting open to media, will include discussion with Congressman Kennedy on the political climate in Washington, D.C. and economic development on the SouthCoast. [more]
UMass Dartmouth professor's new books deal with the pitfalls of economic sanctions and dirty side of the garment industry July 23, 2015 Assistant Public Policy Professor Nikolay Anguelov's "Economic Sanctions vs. Soft Power" and "The Dirty Side of the Garment Industry" out this July and September [more]
Q&A on the legal consequences of a pocket-dial call July 22, 2015 "Privacy isn't free. If your privacy is important to you, you have to take reasonable steps to protect it." -- UMass Law Professor Shaun Spencer [more]
UMass Dartmouth is turning waste to opportunity July 21, 2015 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth prevented hundreds of pounds of waste  from filling the landfill by partnering with a company called Waste Hub, in June, to handle this recycling challenge. [more]
Southeast MA STEM Network hosts Envision the Future Program July 20, 2015 Forty-eight girls from seventeen local communities within the CONNECT Partnership's catchment area will be participating in a week-long residential STEM program [more]
UMass Dartmouth Chemistry/Biochemistry Assistant Professor Patrick Cappillino one of three researchers selected as Electrochemical Society Toyota Young Investigator Fellow for work in green energy technology July 16, 2015 Dr. Cappillino's research points to molecule in mushrooms as potential key to powering clean energy grid [more]
Q&A on Iran Nuclear Deal July 15, 2015 UMass Dartmouth Professor Dr. Brian Glyn Williams, who has published extensively on issues related to terrorism and war in the Middle East, offers reaction to the significance of the Iran Deal, the ripple effect it could have across the Middle East, and how it could affect U.S.-Israel relations. [more]
UMass Dartmouth School for Marine Science & Technology collaborative research focused on improving stock assessment and understanding fisheries habitat July 10, 2015 Funding from EDF, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC), and SCeMFiS provide funding for SMAST research [more]
State budget passed by Massachusetts Legislature funds critical UMass Dartmouth needs July 10, 2015 SouthCoast delegation-driven efforts support fisheries research and College of Visual and Performing Arts support [more]
UMass Dartmouth mathematics professor awarded Air Force grant to improve simulations in designing better planes July 09, 2015 Professor Sigal Gottlieb receives $271,299 grant from Air Force Office of Scientific Research [more]
UMass Dartmouth professor researching if re-refined engine oil in asphalt mix can past the test on New England roads July 08, 2015 Civil & Environmental Engineering Professor Walaa Mogawer receives $550,131 from MassDOT to evaluate performance of a New England asphalt mixture designed using asphalt binders modified with Re-Refined Engine Oil Bottoms (REOB) [more]

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