UMass Dartmouth awards 1,529 undergraduate degrees at Xfinity Center
National Public Radio Legal Correspondent Nina Totenberg awarded honorary degree, urges Class of 2017, “don’t just listen to things you agree with.” Obama-era White House Photographer Pete Souza awarded Chancellor’s Medal for capturing “the essence of the powerful and the powerless and the momentous events that have engulfed them both.”
UMass Dartmouth awards 535 graduate degrees at Xfinity Center
MacArthur Foundation Managing Director Cecilia Conrad awarded honorary degree, urges master’s and doctorate graduates to “shape environments that inspire creativity.” Author LGBT activist Jennifer Finney Boylan awarded Chancellor’s Medal for her “unyielding commitment to recognizing and protecting the core truth of every individual.”
Commencement 2017 honorees announced
NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg, Southern Poverty Law Center founder Morris Dees, MacArthur Foundation Managing Director Cecilia Conrad to be awarded honorary degrees. Obama White House Chief Photographer and Dartmouth native Pete Souza, author and LGBT activist Jennifer Finney Boylan to receive Chancellor’s Medals.
Confronting the opioid crisis earns nursing student Newman Civic Fellowship
Callie Nunez of Whitman wants to “set a standard for other colleges.”
Acclaimed filmmaker Clennon L. King to visit UMassD
Award-winning film Passage at St. Augustine chronicles movement that led to passage of Civil Rights Act of 1964.
UMass Dartmouth to host two-day teach-in focused on diversity and social justice
Multiple events on March 1-2 designed to promote active civic engagement and open dialogue
UMass Dartmouth to hold 15th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast February 3
Donovan Livingston, an award-winning educator, spoken word poet, and public speaker will discuss the idea that every child has the right to “lift off” and achieve their dreams.
UMass Law launches clinic dedicated to protecting human rights within the U.S.
Human Rights at Home Clinic will focus on gender-based violence, unmet health needs and other human rights concerns in our local communities and beyond.
World-renowned Tibetan monks to perform “Sacred Music Sacred Dance for World Healing” at UMass Dartmouth Nov. 2
Mystical Arts of Tibet celebration will also include week-long sand-painting demonstration and exhibit.
UMass Dartmouth earns top 20 national ranking for civic engagement for fourth straight year
University earns national finalist designation for economic opportunity initiatives, and national distinction for general community service, education, and interfaith efforts