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June 28, 2017 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.
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June 26, 2017 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
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June 24, 2017 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
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June 23, 2017 End of an era at WUMD-FM, but WUMD.R0CKS ready to roll Monday UMass Dartmouth’s radio station to celebrate 42 years of broadcasting, and begin anew as online station
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June 20, 2017 New Integrative Biology doctoral program designed to strengthen region’s life science position First students expected to start this fall
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June 19, 2017 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
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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 26, 2017 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”