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Press Releases of the last Month

Following is the list of all the press releases since June 4, 2015, sorted in descending order of date.

Title Date Summary
UMass Dartmouth New2U program produces another successful green move out July 03, 2015 For the third consecutive year UMass Dartmouth's New2U program (previously titled Green Move Out) worked diligently throughout the University's Residence Halls to collect donated items during Finals Week and Commencement ceremonies collecting unwanted clothing, appliances, household goods, and nonperishable food [more]
Diversifying the nursing workforce is goal of UMass Dartmouth College of Nursing federal grant project July 02, 2015 Nursing Workforce Diversity grant from U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration grant will leverage local partnerships and innovative teaching, learning, and research to create nursing workforce that more closely reflects the SouthCoast population [more]
NOAA Fisheries recommends $956,040 for SMAST projects through Saltonstall-Kennedy program July 01, 2015 This June NOAA Fisheries announced that it is recommending six UMass Dartmouth School for Marine Science & Technology (SMAST) projects for a total of $956,040 under the 2014-2015 Saltonstall-Kennedy (SK) Grant Program. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Professor Emeritus Jeanne Leffers to be inducted into American Academy of Nursing 2015 Class of New Fellows July 01, 2015 Dr. Leffers, an educator for more than 30 years, one of six Academy fellows representing Massachusetts in the 2015 class [more]
UMass Law Professor Jeremiah Ho reacts to Supreme Court decision on marriage equality June 26, 2015 "They say that June is historically the month of weddings.  But since the 1970s and 1980s, it has also become the national month of pride fests and parades.  And thanks recently to a few Supreme Court Justices, June is now the month for landmark same-sex marriage decisions.  Obergefell v. Hodges now makes it three within the last three years." [more]
New Charlton College of Business PhD approved by UMass Board of Trustees June 23, 2015 Designed to accelerate entrepreneurship and innovation in the region [more]
Q&A on Cardinals-Astros 'Hacking' Investigation June 19, 2015 This first of its kind investigation for the MLB is examined by Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Lance Fiondella [more]
Q&A on Pope Francis Climate Encyclical June 18, 2015 Today Pope Francis issued an encyclical focused on climate change delivering a strong message on the environment and supporting a moral framing of the threats posed by climate change. No pope has ever issued a statement about the environment on this level of document. Environmental Policy Professor Chad McGuire and Business Law and Sustainable Development Professor Adam Sulkowski discuss the significance and impact of Pope Francis' climate encyclical. [more]
Q&A on non-traditional candidates running for office June 17, 2015 Mass Dartmouth Political Science Professor Doug Roscoe discusses the advantages and disadvantages of non-traditional candidates, the impact they can have, and if we will see more outsider candidates gain traction in American politics. [more]
UMass Dartmouth team that used PS3s to build supercomputers now turning to bitcoin mining computers June 16, 2015 Bitcoin mining investors donate supercomputers to aid research at UMass Dartmouth [more]
UMass Dartmouth hosts international workshop on monsoon research June 06, 2015 This May UMass Dartmouth hosted 50 scientists from 19 institutions in the U.S. and India a conference to discuss their planned research cruise in the Bay of Bengal to study monsoons. [more]
Rolling Stone: UMass Dartmouth Professor's book inspired Grammy Award-winning rock band's new album June 05, 2015 Concept for Muse's "Drones"  began with lead singer's reading of Dr. Brian Glyn Williams' Predators: The CIA's Drone War on al Qaeda [more]
Q&A on hepatitis C epidemic in Appalachian states June 05, 2015 "One person could be Typhoid Mary of HIV." - Dr. Jennifer Havens, epidemiologist at the University of Kentucky's Center on Drug and Alcohol Research [more]





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