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March 16, 2017 UMass Dartmouth sociology professor wins Fulbright to study sexual violence in Hungary Research will focus on underreporting of rape and sexual assault in Hungary, and training of legal and victim response professionals to improve reporting and understanding of sexual violence.
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March 16, 2017 National Institutes of Health awards UMass Dartmouth researcher $616,170 to study how type 2 diabetes increases risk of bone fractures Largest ever NIH grant to UMass Dartmouth will help bioengineering Assistant Professor Lamya Karim’s team to investigate diabetes-related skeletal fragility to improve prevention and management.
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March 9, 2017 Dr. Nora Ganim Barnes awarded 2017 Manning Prize Barnes’ teaching portfolio shows a sustained program of reflective and innovative teaching practice.

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