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June 19, 2017 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
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June 9, 2017 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.
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June 5, 2017 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.
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May 25, 2017 National Science Foundation awards UMassD professor $283,425 for numerical ocean modeling study The collaborative project will help determine the distribution and fate of water-mass properties, nutrients, and dissolved gases in the ocean.
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May 13, 2017 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.”
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May 13, 2017 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.”
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May 11, 2017 UMassD scientists survey scallops on Banquereau Bank Examination of scallop population and benthic environment using video survey will produce information on habitat and ecology of the area, which may lead to better understanding of fishing impacts and species interactions.
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April 24, 2017 SMAST Expansion project nearing completion New campus, located on Clark's Cove in New Bedford, on target to open this fall.
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April 13, 2017 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.
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March 29, 2017 Improved long-range weather forecasting goal of Fulbright Scholar’s work Dr. Amit Tandon will collaborate with scientists from multiple universities in study of Bay of Bengal monsoons.

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