Dartmouth, MA (April 18, 2014) -- The UMass Dartmouth Chapter of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, celebrated its 20th Annual Research Exhibit this week. Students and faculty presented their research April 15-16, 2014 at the UMass Dartmouth Claire T. Carney Library Living Room. Faculty and students at the undergraduate and graduate level showcased their research by way of poster presentations for the exposition. Members of the University community were invited to participate in the exhibition to see the research activities of their colleagues.
The UMass Dartmouth Chapter of Sigma Xi was honored to welcome Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer Dr. Gilda Barabino, Dean of the Grove School of Engineering at the City College of New York, who delivered the Keynote Address on "Learning in Research Settings: Role of Identity Formation". Dr. Barabino's visit was sponsored by the UMass Dartmouth Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion.
UMass Dartmouth distinguishes itself as a vibrant public university actively engaged in personalized teaching and innovative research, and acting as an intellectual catalyst for regional economic, social, and cultural development. As a premier research university, faculty and students search for solutions to today's challenges, discovering new paths toward economic and social prosperity. The University is committed to involving graduate and undergraduate students in the research endeavor across its schools and colleges by integrating research into the curriculum and inspiring the next generation of innovators.