The Qatar Foundation awarded Dr. Sheila Macrine a first prize award for her work in adapting a development assessment tool for Arabic-speaking children who are blind or visually impaired. The 2015 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification recognizes UMass Dartmouth’s commitment to service—with students volunteering more than 200,000 hours annually. New campaign demonstrates the University of Massachusetts’ role in serving the Commonwealth and helping transform the world through education, research, and innovation. UMass Dartmouth’s student-athletes demonstrate excellence in the classroom and in their sports, winning the Little East Conference Presidents Cup for top academic institution. New X-ray diffractometer enhances UMassD scientists' ability to analyze chemical structures—and advances research opportunities for students and academic partners in the SouthCoast and RI. 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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For her Endeavor Scholar service project, Samantha Smith '15 traveled to Ghana to offer free eye care to patients unable to access or afford care.