UMass Dartmouth researchers partner with Gulf of Maine Research Institute to improve stock assessment
Multi-stage project brings together policymakers, fishermen, and scientists to help identify information to be included in new model aimed at improving existing models and data used to manage New England groundfish.
UMass Dartmouth completes transfer of WUMD-FM license to RIPR
University receives $1.5 million for need-based student aid and other initiatives; RIPR brings local public service journalism to region; WUMD goes online; UMass Dartmouth and RIPR to collaborate on new journalism efforts
Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture announces new Advisory Council members
Distinguished members of community and university will lend expertise and experience to the nation’s preeminent Center devoted to sharing the cultural and intellectual capital of the Lusophone world
High Performance Computing Day 2017
Annual event showcases scientific research in Massachusetts that is enabled through high-performance computing.
New Integrative Biology doctoral program designed to strengthen region’s life science position
First students expected to start this fall
Marketing Professor Nora Barnes wins prestigious Manning Prize for teaching and service
The award established in 2016 by UMass Lowell alumni Rob and Donna Manning to honor UMass professors from all five campuses
Balancing conservation and utilization along the US Atlantic coast
Researchers at the School for Marine Science & Technology and the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries have developed a voluntary program to reduce the catch of threatened fishes
Essential social media skills for the 21st century job-seeker
Starting on June 19, the "Writing for Social Media" course will be offered for graduate and undergraduate students to learn about new ways of writing rhetorically in social media spaces and to cultivate marketable skills for the professional world.
Tracking toothed whale activity
Toothed whales are considered key to maintaining healthy ecosystems. PhD candidate Tammy Silva is collaborating with SMAST scientists and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution to understand how the species influences the health of Massachusetts Bay.
Tracing sources of excess nitrates in water
Mark Altabet, UMassD Professor of Oceanography, has developed a new cost-efficient method for identifying sources of excess levels of nitrates in marine and fresh waters, which will aid water quality improvement in impacted areas around the world.