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Press Releases of the last 12 Months

Following is the list of all the press releases since February 10, 2015, sorted in descending order of date.

Title Date Summary
A supercomputer in the palm of your hand August 05, 2015 UMass Dartmouth researchers leading effort to democratize science in the age of big data [more]
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]
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]
Bristol County Savings Bank Freedom Festival at UMass Dartmouth July 3 (Rain Date July 5) June 04, 2015 Festival featuring El Caribe, Santa Mamba, Entrain and the Dartmouth Community Band to draw thousands [more]
UMass Dartmouth goes Smoke-Free, Tobacco-Free, and Electronic Cigarette-Free June 03, 2015 University continues robust "Breathe Free UMassD" program [more]
300+ photographs from 50 photographers snaps portrait of City of Fall River June 03, 2015 "Fall River Portraits 2015" expands community project capturing the people, places, and culture of city [more]
UMass Dartmouth professor's research shines light on iron deficiency, overload in human body June 01, 2015 Chemistry/Biochemistry Professor Maolin Guo's lab develops new imaging probes capable of detecting iron pools in living cells [more]
Underwater robots dive into competition at UMass Dartmouth May 29-30 May 28, 2015 100+ teams from across U.S. travel to UMass Dartmouth for 2015 National SeaPerch Challenge [more]
Global Aquaculture Alliance and Preferred Freezer Services partnership empowers UMass Dartmouth students to build global aquaculture facilities database May 27, 2015 UMass Dartmouth launches Preferred Freezer Services/Global Aquaculture Alliance Summer Internship Project [more]
SouthCoast Development Partnership meeting to focus on MassBiologics in Fall River May 27, 2015 The SouthCoast Development Partnership will host its next meeting tomorrow, Thursday, May 28, 2015, 8-9 a.m., at Mass Biologics (1240 Innovation Way, Fall River, MA). The meeting, which is open to media, will include a presentation by Mark S. Klempner, MD,, who serves as the Executive Vice Chancellor for MassBiologics and Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS). Dr. Klempner will speak on the current status and future of the Fall River MassBiologics facility. [more]
Two UMass Dartmouth students set to begin cross country bike trip in support of Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults May 22, 2015 Zachary Boyer '16 and Evan Foster '16 prepare for 4000 mile, 70-day journey from Baltimore to Seattle through 4K for Cancer program [more]
Data Science for a Sustainable Future May 22, 2015 UMass Dartmouth will be kicking off the Preferred Freezer Services/Global Aquaculture Alliance Summer Internship Project on Tuesday, May 26 at 11:00 AM at the Foster Administration Building, Board of Trustees Room. [more]
National legal analyst Rikki Klieman tells UMass Law Class of 2015 "making a living is not the same as making a life" May 18, 2015 UMass Law Class of 2015 celebrated today at UMass Dartmouth's Main Auditorium [more]
National legal analyst Rikki Klieman to address UMass Law Class of 2015 May 18, 2015 Celebration of UMass Law Class of 2015 today at the Bailey Auditorium [more]
Award-winning author Carlos Eire urges Class of 2015 to "never dare to stop daring" May 16, 2015 UMass Dartmouth celebrates Class of 2015 College of Arts & Sciences [more]
UMass Dartmouth 2015 College of Arts & Sciences Commencement ceremony takes place today May 16, 2015 National Book Award Winner Carlos Eire to receive honorary degree and offer keynote address to Class of 2015 [more]
Senator Edward Markey encourages students that "For every selfie you take, consider what action you can take selflessly" May 15, 2015 UMass Dartmouth celebrates Class of 2015 College of Nursing, College of Engineering, College of Visual & Performing Arts, and School for Marine Science & Technology [more]
Former healthcare CEO tells future business leaders to "take a chance on people, just like UMass Dartmouth took a chance on you" May 15, 2015 UMass Dartmouth celebrates Charlton College of Business Class of 2015 [more]
UMass Dartmouth 2015 Charlton College of Business Commencement ceremony and combined ceremony of College of Engineering, College of Nursing, College of Visual & Performing Arts, and School for Marine Science & Technology Commencements take place today May 15, 2015 Former UnitedHealthcare Specialty Benefits CEO Diane Desmarais Souza '79 to address business students; U.S. Senator Edward Markey to offer address at combined ceremony; New Bedford Festival Theatre Executive Producer Armand Marchand and Artistic Director George Charbonneau to receive Chancellor's Medals at combined ceremony [more]
UMass Dartmouth 2015 Commencement Details May 14, 2015 UMass Dartmouth celebrates Class of 2015 May 15-18 [more]
Reverend Robert Lawrence receives lifetime achievement award from Corporation for National and Community Service May 14, 2015 Spiritual leader to deliver invocations at UMass Dartmouth commencement ceremonies this weekend [more]
UMass Dartmouth 2015 Commencement Details May 14, 2015 UMass Dartmouth celebrates Class of 2015 May 15-18 [more]
UMass Law Justice Bridge incubator expansion from Boston to New Bedford and Taunton made possible by $225,000 grant from Bristol County Savings Bank May 13, 2015 Goals include confronting unmet civic legal needs, providing mentorship and employment for new attorneys, creating a new financial model for law practices, and refining law school curriculum [more]
UMass Dartmouth announces 2015 Student Commencement Speakers May 13, 2015 Student speakers reflect diverse excellence of Class of 2015 [more]
Marino Heidel Studios chosen as finalist for large outdoor mural for UMass Dartmouth Living Gallery May 06, 2015 Muralist  Angelina Marino Heidel and Collaborating Artist Joel Heidel unveil vision for latest initiative in the campus-wide Living Gallery Project designed to re-imagine the university as an artistic and architectural destination [more]
UMass Dartmouth's College of Visual and Perming Arts #1 in Massachusetts for Public Animation Schools and Colleges according to Animation Career Review May 06, 2015 Animation program ranks #1 in Massachusetts, second in New England, and 40th in U.S. [more]
Author Robert Waxler to discuss latest work and how "books can change lives" May 05, 2015 Two readings scheduled at White's of Westport  and Southworth Library in Dartmouth [more]
UMass Dartmouth student, New Bedford, MA native, receives 2015 Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellows Award May 05, 2015 Junior Gabrielle Monteiro one of 201 in U.S. community-engaged students recognized for demonstrating an investment in their community [more]
Finalist chosen for large outdoor mural at UMass Dartmouth May 02, 2015 Artist presentation takes place this Tuesday May 5 at College of Visual & Performing Arts Gallery; Latest initiative in the campus-wide Living Gallery Project designed to re-imagine the university as an artistic and architectural destination [more]
$450,000 in state funding of cooperative fisheries research at UMass Dartmouth holds promise of better habitat management April 28, 2015 Massachusetts House of Representatives adopts amendment to further support fisheries research [more]
UMass Dartmouth joins 40+ schools for International Write-In April 28, 2015 International Write-In unites student writers [more]
UMass Dartmouth recognizes 14 faculty members for their sponsored research accomplishments during this academic year April 28, 2015 UMass Dartmouth recently recognized 14 faculty members for their sponsored research accomplishments during this academic year. Remarks were offered by UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Divina Grossman and Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development Louis Goodman. [more]
For closing event of National Poetry Month, UMass Dartmouth students to share original works April 28, 2015 Community reading celebrates publishing of annual literary review tonight at UMass Dartmouth [more]
UMass Dartmouth holds Student Leadership Banquet April 27, 2015 Students awarded for leadership, scholarship, and excellence [more]
New SouthCoast Development Partnership launched to seize emerging opportunities April 23, 2015 New director hired to build regional collaboration Innovation, entrepreneurship, workforce development, educational attainment pillars of strategy [more]
UMassD Q&A on World Book Day with English Professor Robert Waxler April 23, 2015 Today, April 23, 2015 is World Book Day celebrating, authors, illustrators, books, and reading. Professor Waxler discusses why reading books still matters and his own list of 10 books we should read before we die. [more]
3D Printed "Infinity Qube" wins 1st place at UMass Dartmouth Startup Weekend April 21, 2015 First and second place teams win three months rent free space at Advanced Technology & Manufacturing Center in Fall River [more]
UMass Law invites Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund President and ACLU Massachusetts Staff Attorney for debate on Ferguson and the role of policing April 21, 2015 Racial profiling, stop-and-frisk among the topics to be discussed at UMass Law Moot Court Room April 23 [more]
40 students competing in Startup Weekend at UMass Dartmouth April 21, 2015 With workspace and entrepreneurial support on the line, seven teams competing in 54-hour challenge with final pitches, judging and awards taking place this Sunday [more]
Public invited to screenings of award-winning documentary on a community of Mexican immigrants revitalizing Irish-Catholic Church April 21, 2015 "Adelante" to be screened at UMass Dartmouth Frederick Douglass Unity House and St. Anthony's Church in New Bedford April 23 [more]
UMass Dartmouth welcomes Ana Vinagre for lecture-performance on Portuguese Fado April 21 April 20, 2015 Ana Vinagre is the first participant in the Fitzpatrick Luso-American Performance Residency at UMass Dartmouth [more]
UMass Dartmouth to welcome 2015 Langston Hughes Award Winner Everett Hoagland during National Poetry Month April 20, 2015 Former New Bedford Poet Laureate to visit UMass Dartmouth tomorrow April 21 for poetry reading [more]
UMass Dartmouth winner of national community service innovation challenge April 20, 2015 Grant will fund community health initiative designed by Leduc Center for Civic Engagement and the College of Nursing [more]
UMass Dartmouth Service Rally and Civic Engagement Summit taking place during National Volunteer Week April 20, 2015 Service Rally takes place at Battleship Cove today; Civic Engagement Summit takes place tomorrow at Woodland Commons [more]
UMass Dartmouth student, Fairhaven native, named one of 58 Truman Scholars in US April 15, 2015 Jacob Miller is lone recipient from Massachusetts college or university; competed against nearly 700 applicants nationwide to receive one of the country's most prestigious scholarships in public service leadership [more]
Students and faculty from University of Azores visit UMass Dartmouth through "Bridging the Atlantic" nursing exchange April 14, 2015 Eight students and two faculty members to present on healthcare and nursing in Portugal and understanding the health status of deportees today in Dion Building [more]
UMass Dartmouth psychology professor to discuss if mindfulness training has real benefits or is just another fad April 14, 2015 Assistant Professor Aminda O'Hare to talk on mindfulness and the brain today at the Claire T. Carney Library [more]
UMass Law Professor Margaret Drew receives Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence 20/20 Vision Award April 14, 2015 Professor Drew recognized for instrumental role in mobilizing the legal profession against domestic and sexual violence [more]
150+ middle and high school students from SouthCoast to learn the fun in STEM at UMass Dartmouth April 14, 2015 UMass Dartmouth Kaput Center & Greenlight for Girls to host 5th annual Greenlight for Girls Day SouthCoast [more]
UMass Dartmouth College of Visual & Performing Arts taking over Downtown New Bedford with four exhibitions April 10, 2015 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition joins three other shows in New Bedford open beginning Saturday April 11 [more]
Intellectual prowess and research of UMass Dartmouth undergraduate and graduate students on display at Sigma Xi Research Exhibit April 22-23 April 10, 2015 Intellectual prowess and research of UMass Dartmouth undergraduate and graduate students on display at Sigma Xi Research Exhibit April 22-23 [more]
UMass Dartmouth to celebrate Green Innovation Day April 16 April 10, 2015 Green innovation and sustainability discussion and Q&A with UMass Dartmouth alumnus Jacob Vaillancourt '12, Co-Founder of Waste Hub to take place at Claire T. Carney [more]
UMass Dartmouth to host the first Startup Weekend on the SouthCoast April 10, 2015 Student innovators  and entrepreneurs invited to attend UMass Dartmouth's Charlton College of Business Startup Weekend April 17-19 [more]
Assessing knowledge of breast cancer, attitude toward concussions in college students, health literacy in Type 2 Diabetes among UMass Dartmouth undergraduate research projects receiving awards April 08, 2015 14 Nursing, Psychology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Art Education, and Medical Laboratory Science students receive grants for undergraduate research projects this semester [more]
UMass Dartmouth student awarded Krystle Campbell Scholarship April 07, 2015 Junior Miriam Asangong of Framingham one of two UMass students to receive $5,000 scholarship in honor of Boston Marathon victim [more]
Five UMass Dartmouth alumni to take part in Engineering and Business Innovation Panel April 8 April 07, 2015 UMass Dartmouth's College of Engineering and Charlton College of Business will welcome five alumni to campus for a panel discussion on careers in innovative industries tomorrow, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at 3:30 p.m. at UMass Dartmouth's Claire T. Carney Library Stoico/FIRSTFED Charitable Foundation Grand Reading Room. [more]
Largest SouthCoast jobs fair ever tomorrow April 8 at UMass Dartmouth April 07, 2015 Record number of employers and applicants, on-the-spot interviews, and LinkedIn tutorial booth all part of SouthCoast Jobs Fair [more]
UMass Dartmouth Department of Educational Leadership welcomes two guest lectures from University of Wisconsin-Madison April 07, 2015 Professors Gloria J. Ladson-Billings and Thomas Popkewitz to offer lectures in Fairhaven and New Bedford April 9-10 [more]
New Bedford Festival Theatre leaders to be honored at UMass Dartmouth Commencement May 15 April 07, 2015 Armand Marchand and George Charbonneau to be recognized with Chancellor's Medal  for a quarter century of artistic contribution to the region [more]
UMass Law welcomes General Counsel to U.S. Senator Marco Rubio April 9 April 07, 2015 Gregg Nunziata to speak on judicial nominating process at UMass Law [more]
UMass Dartmouth professors to participate in K-16 community event April 8 April 07, 2015 Building Community III: Bringing Theory to Practice [more]
In newest book UMass Dartmouth professor details story of memory and addiction April 06, 2015 "Lord Fear is a psychological and artistic juggernaut." --Anthony Swofford, author of "Jarhead" [more]
UMass Dartmouth Charlton College of Business Professor Adam Sulkowski joins Run For Krystle campaign for 2015 Boston Marathon April 03, 2015 Professor Sulkowski teams up with Renee Laurencelle '15 to raise funds for former UMass Boston business student who lost her life in 2013 at Boston Marathon [more]
UMass Dartmouth welcomes Poet Laureate of San Antonio and TED Talker Laurie Ann Guerrero April 02, 2015 Laurie Ann Guerrero to give talk on "Education as Revolution" and take part in roundtable discussion at Frederick Douglass Unity House April 2-3 [more]
U.S. Senator Edward Markey to address UMass Dartmouth College of Engineering, College of Nursing, College of Visual & Performing Arts, and School of Marine Science & Technology Class of 2015 April 02, 2015 Senator Markey to receive Chancellor's Medal and offer Keynote Address at May 15 Commencement combined ceremony [more]
UMass Dartmouth Center for Women, Gender & Sexuality organize events in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month April 01, 2015 UMass Dartmouth's Center for Women, Gender & Sexuality (CWGS) have organized a series of events in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month this April. The goal of Sexual Assault Awareness Month is to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities on how to prevent it. [more]
UMass Dartmouth, UCSF Research Demonstrates Shared Rules of Development Can Predict Patterns of Evolution in Different Species April 01, 2015 Collaborative Study Published in Nature Communications [more]
WANTED: Student innovators and entrepreneurs for Startup Weekend April 01, 2015 The UMass Dartmouth Charlton College of Business will host a Startup Weekend for student innovators and entrepreneurs on April 17-19 at the Robert F. Stoico/FirstFed Charitable Foundation Library Grand Reading Room at the Claire T. Carney Library. Students from all colleges are invited to attend. [more]
UMassD Q&A on copyright fight over "Happy Birthday To You" with UMass Law Professor Ralph Clifford March 26, 2015 One of the more popular, well-known songs in the world is at the center of a court battle with a federal judge in California set to decide whether a music publisher unlawfully collected licensing fees for the copyright to "Happy Birthday to You." UMass Law Professor Ralph Clifford discusses the complications surrounding copyright law and the factual issues of "Happy Birthday to You." [more]
UMassD Q&A on Israel election aftermath with Political Science Professor Avery Plaw March 26, 2015 Last week Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had a decisive victory in the country's elections. However, his campaign to seek a second term may have put U.S.-Israeli relations on a path toward a head-on collision. UMass Dartmouth Associate Professor of Political Science Avery Plaw discusses the damage Benjamin Netanyahu the candidate has done to Benjamin Netanyahu the Prime Minister and where the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict stands following these elections. [more]
Retired healthcare CEO Diane Desmarais Souza '79 to address UMass Dartmouth Charlton College of Business Class of 2015 at May 15 Commencement March 26, 2015 Former UnitedHealthcare Specialty Benefits CEO and UMass Dartmouth Alumna to receive Honorary Degree and offer Keynote Address at May 15 Commencement ceremony [more]
UMass Dartmouth professor's research helps improve teamwork of unmanned underwater vehicles (UUV) March 26, 2015 Office of Naval Research awards Engineering Professor Ramprasad Balasubramanian $225,000 grant to address communication challenges in achieving multi-UUV autonomy [more]
National Book Award winner Carlos Eire to address UMass Dartmouth College of Arts & Sciences Class of 2015 March 24, 2015 Acclaimed author of Waiting for Snow in Havana, based on his experience as one of 14,000 children airlifted from Cuba to the United States in the early 1960s, will do public reading at UMass Dartmouth March 30 [more]
UMassD Q&A on President Obama's Executive Order to address Climate Change with Environmental Policy Professor Chad McGuire March 20, 2015 "...From the government perspective, the optimal scenario is to see a legislature capable of passing meaningful climate change legislation." - Professor Chad McGuire [more]
UMass Dartmouth to celebrate National Poetry Month March 19, 2015 Series of poetry readings planned on campus this April during national literary celebration [more]
U.S. Ambassador to Portugal to visit UMass Dartmouth March 31 March 19, 2015 Ambassador Robert A. Sherman to discuss his first year in Lisbon, U.S. and Portugal common interests [more]
UMass Dartmouth students learn and serve during alternative spring break with the Wampanoag Tribe on Martha's Vineyard March 19, 2015 10 UMass Dartmouth students from nine Massachusetts communities take part in Alternative Spring Break March 18-21 [more]
UMass Dartmouth senior Renee Laurencelle of Tyngsboro to run in Boston Marathon for Krystle Campbell Scholarship Fund March 19, 2015 Senior to run for second year in a row to raise funds for former UMass Boston student who lost life in April 2013 bombings at Boston Marathon [more]
UMass Dartmouth hosts 2nd Annual Junior Achievement Titan Business Challenge March 17, 2015 Today more than 200 students from 15 area schools will vie for the title of Titan Champion at UMass Dartmouth [more]
U.S. Ambassador to Iceland and Iceland Ocean Cluster CEO to tour UMass Dartmouth Bioengineering labs March 18 March 17, 2015 UMass Dartmouth will welcome the United States Ambassador to Iceland Robert C. Barber and Iceland Ocean Cluster CEO Dr. Thor Sigfusson tomorrow, Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 10 a.m., for a tour of the University's new Bioengineering Laboratory. [more]
UMass Dartmouth welcomes Miami-Dade County Public Schools "Superintendent of the Year" March 23 March 16, 2015 Superintendent Alberto Carvalho to take part in public forum on collaborative approach to PK-12 schools [more]
UMass Law professor to speak on government use of drones March 16, 2015 Professor Hillary Farber leads discussion on unmanned aerial surveillance and the Fourth Amendment [more]
UMass Dartmouth welcomes University of Michigan Institute for Social Research's Marvin Parnes March 13, 2015 Managing Director of University of Michigan research institute visits campus to discuss UMassDTransform2020, research, and related opportunities for UMass Dartmouth faculty [more]
UMassD Q&A on Letter to Iran with UMass Law Professor Dwight Duncan March 13, 2015 "The message was to President Obama that we want you to obey the law, we want you to understand the separation of powers." - Senator Rand Paul "My reaction to the letter was utter disbelief." Secretary of State John Kerry [more]
UMass Dartmouth and University of São Paulo Institute of Oceanography announce first dual-degree PhD graduate March 13, 2015 Ana Paula Krelling successfully defends her PhD in dual degree program [more]
UMass Dartmouth hosts First Robotics event March 13-14 March 12, 2015 The Robots are coming to the Tripp Athletic Center as high school students compete in regional competition [more]
UMassD Q&A on Pi Day with Mathematics Professor Saeja Kim March 12, 2015 Pi Day is celebrated on March 14 (3/14) annually around the world. The day and the symbol π has become a cultural phenomenon for mathematicians and also the general public. UMass Dartmouth Mathematics Professor Saeja Kim discusses the significance of pi and how she intends to celebrate. [more]
UMass Dartmouth nursing students travel to Azores and Haiti over Spring Break for experiential learning opportunities in Community Health March 11, 2015 23 students from 21 Massachusetts communities traveling to the University of the Azores and Port au Prince, Haiti to assess health needs of deportees and new mothers [more]
UMassD Q&A on Hillary Clinton server-gate with Political Science Professor Doug Roscoe March 11, 2015 "Can a Secretary of State make an unofficial, offhand or casual comment in an email to a foreign official in the same way she might in person? What about by text message? Snapchat?" -- Doug Roscoe [more]
Memorial celebration scheduled for Chancellor Professor Naseer Aruri March 11, 2015 Family, friends, and colleagues will gather April 12 at 11 a.m. at Woodland Commons to celebrate the life of the late Chancellor Professor Naseer Aruri. [more]
National legal analyst and best-selling author Rikki Klieman to address UMass Law Class of 2015 at May 18 Commencement March 09, 2015 One of the nation's most celebrated lawyers and legal authorities to receive honorary degree from the Commonwealth's public law school [more]
UMass Dartmouth Boivin Center's to celebrate 30th Anniversary with French Chef Jacques Pepin April 1 March 04, 2015 It is with great pride that the Boivin Center for French language and Culture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, in celebration of its 30th Anniversary, presents a very special program featuring the award-winning French chef, Jacques Pépin. This event will take place in the Woodland Commons on the UMass Dartmouth campus on April 1st 2015 at 4 PM. The event which will include a cooking demonstration, lecture, Q&A and book signing is free and open to the public with occupancy limited to 175. The second part of the event will be an elegant six-course dinner honoring Monsieur Pépin and will cost $100 per person.  Admission to the second program is limited to 72 guests. Reservations for the dinner must be received by March 15.  A silent auction with items donated by local businesses will be featured.  Parking to both events is in lot 7. [more]
UMass Dartmouth Claire T. Carney Library Associates Ninth Annual Authors' Brunch and Fundraiser is March 29 March 04, 2015 The Claire T. Carney Library Associates ninth annual authors' brunch and fundraiser is Sunday, March 29 at UMass Dartmouth Woodland Commons 285 Old Westport Rd. North Dartmouth at 12 p.m. [more]
UMass Dartmouth announces Women's History Month events March 04, 2015 UMass Dartmouth's Center for Women, Gender & Sexuality (CWGS) invites the university community and general public to a series of events to celebrate Women's History Month. [more]
Interfaith Peace and Unity vigil takes place today at UMass Dartmouth March 03, 2015 University community invited to light a candle to honor victims of prejudice and violence in our world today [more]
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]





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