As opportunities grow for “green” careers, Sustainability has become UMassD’s largest and fastest growing minor, appealing to students in the arts and sciences, business, and engineering. SMAST alum Dr. Craig P. O’Connell is developing a system that promotes co-existence between the species. He recently tested his shark repellent on Shark Week. With a new $1 million gift, the Harold and Virginia Lash Scholarships will support students across a number of disciplines—as they supported nursing alumna
Katie Pelland ’15.
Ausubel Pichardo ’16, in hard hat, received the Student Civic Leadership Award for his service around the world and through the organization he co-founded, Share Esperanza.
A National Science Foundation grant provides hands-on research opportunities for students interested in marine biology, fisheries oceanography, and estuarine and ocean science.
Jenyka Gassnola’s internship at Together We Bake led to an invitation to a White House event for Champions of Change, with TWB founders Tricia Sabatini, left, and Stephanie Wright, right.
UMass Dartmouth is ranked #6 out of the 50 most affordable public schools in the U.S. for in-state students, and #17 in its affordability for out-of-state students.
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