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.
UMass Dartmouth online Public Policy program earns top 10 ranking
BestColleges.com ranks programs based on “career support services, available specializations, student outcomes, and course availability”
Local science cafe debuts in New Bedford
UMass Dartmouth Biology professor Jennifer Koop has partnered with Ann Parson, a local science writer, to bring the New Bedford Science Cafe to life, offering the chance for the general public to learn and engage with the scientific community.
Fall River Portraits - Making Things
On June 3, the Fall River Portraits ~ Making Things exhibit will take place from 1pm-3pm at the Narrows Center for the Arts. The exhibit, which is open to the public, is a collaboration between UMass Dartmouth students and Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School students.
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.”
Peer health educator among "29 Who Shine" statewide
Evangeline Sarah Kuzmech described as “a living billboard for the UMass Dartmouth motto, ‘Corsairs Care.’”
UMass Dartmouth Commencement 2017 student speakers announced
Educational Leadership and Policy Studies doctorate candidate Michael Savaria of Westport; undergraduate psychology major Brandi Bass of Springfield, and law degree candidate Sheyla Lors of Brooklyn, New York will deliver remarks to classmates May 13-15
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.
Professor Bridget Teboh receives highly sought-after fellowship
Dr. Bridget Teboh has been awarded the prestigious Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship (ADF), allowing her the chance to contribute to the improvement of higher education in Africa.