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June 24, 2004 Umd Launches Student Dance Team DARTMOUTH, MA.  During the recently completed spring semester, a group of high-energy students at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth took a giant step forward and received official approval to organize an exciting new student dance team. The UMD Student Senate designated the dance team as an officially recognized student organization on the UMass Dartmouth campus
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June 24, 2004 Eisteddfod New York Takes Place In Brooklyn DARTMOUTH, MA. - The New York Pinewoods Folk Music Club is proud to announce the return of the Eisteddfod New York, a three-day festival of traditional folk music. This second annual Eisteddfod New York will take place at Polytechnic University in Brooklyn, New York, from Friday through Sunday, August 13 through 15, 2004.
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June 24, 2004 UMD Course focuses on READING AND WRITING ABOUT THE OCEAN DARTMOUTH, MA. Area college students can take advantage of a magnificent opportunity to earn three undergraduate English credits while learning how literature about the ocean relates to New Bedford and its surroundings. During the week of July 12-16, the Division of Professional and Continuing Education at UMass Dartmouth is offering a course entitled, Reading and Writing about the Ocean.
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June 24, 2004 NBSO Pops Concert And Fireworks At UMass Dartmouth July 2 NBSO POPS CONCERT AND FIREWORKS AT UMASS DARTMOUTH JULY 2 The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will hold its 10th annual Independence Day Pops Concert and Fireworks display on Friday July 2nd beginning at 6:00 p.m. Weather permitting the University anticipates a large and enthusiastic audience, estimated at more than 20,000. Ten years ago, UMass Dartmouth and the Town of Dartmouth broke new ground by creating a new community celebration of Independence Day - a spectacular Pops concert by the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra and a wonderful fireworks display. This truly is a unique regional tradition, said Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack. It is my great pleasure to invite every Dartmouth and SouthCoast resident to join us on the UMD campus on the evening of Friday, July 2nd."
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June 23, 2004 Southcoast Education Compact Launches Mathematics Teacher Externship Program DARTMOUTH, MA. During the summer months, local educators and businesspersons will explore the connection between the mathematics courses that students study in school and the math challenges they face in the workplace. This innovative program is part of a new teacher externship program taking place in nine businesses in the region. The Mathematics Teacher Externship Program (MTEP) will place b n teachers in a local business for two days to team with an employee on a specific math-related project or experience.
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June 23, 2004 UMD Selects New Bedford Woman For Dukakis Public Service Internship DARTMOUTH, MA. The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced the selection of Ms. Evelize S. Andrade of New Bedford to receive the 2004 Dukakis Public Service Internship. Beginning on June 28, Ms. Andrade will work as a full-time intern for the Investigations Division at the Office of Attorney General Tom Reilly in Boston.
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June 23, 2004 Workshop Draws Ocean Scientists From Around Usa And Canada To Smast DARTMOUTH, MA. - An unusual coming-out party drew ocean scientists from around the USA and Canada to New Bedford in mid-June. The debutante of honor was a computer program-called FVCOM, for Finite-Volume Coastal Ocean Model-that simulates the behavior of the coastal ocean, much as meteorologists models simulate atmospheric activity.
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June 11, 2004 Umd Receives $600,000 Grant From Nsf To Develop Partnerships For Innovation With Industry DARTMOUTH, MA. The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced that it has received a $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support new partnerships for innovation between the University and businesses in the region. This announcement culminates a multi-year effort led by Engineering Dean Farhad Azadivar. It involves working with companies through the University'sA dvanced Technology and Manufacturing Center (ATMC) to develop innovative new products and production processes.
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May 13, 2004 Leadership Southcoast Program Launched LEADERSHIP SOUTHCOAST PROGRAM LAUNCHED BY LOCAL BUSINESS LEADERS Over 30 local business leaders along with the greater Fall River and New Bedford Chambers of Commerce have joined together to organize a leadership program designed to help individuals interested in serving on boards and committees.
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May 13, 2004 Former National Science Foundation Director to Address UMass Dartmouth 104th Commencement FORMER NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION DIRECTOR TO ADDRESS UMASS DARTMOUTH 104TH COMMENCEMENT 1,522 graduates to hear Dr. Rita Colwell Business and civic leaders also to be honored DARTMOUTH, MA. The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced today that the former Director of the National Science Foundation, Dr. Rita R. Colwell would address the Universitys 104th annual commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 23, 2004. Dr. Colwell is currently a Senior Executive at Canon U.S. Life Sciences Corporation and a distinguished faculty member at both the University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University.