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.
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.
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”
May 26, 2017 UMass Dartmouth and Rhode Island Public Radio enter final stage of license transfer WUMD 89.3 expected to go fully online by end of June following May 1 FCC approval; proceeds to support need-based student aid and community engagement initiatives at UMass Dartmouth
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.
May 18, 2017 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.
May 15, 2017 Southern Poverty Law Center founder Morris Dees urges UMass Law graduates to defend the rule of law over the “rule of the mob” 49 Juris Doctor degrees awarded to Class of 2017 that performed more than 7,000 hours of pro bono and other law-related service to the community.
May 15, 2017 Celebrations of success: 2017 Commencement ceremonies Photos and videos are now available for UMass Dartmouth's and UMass Law's 2017 Commencement ceremonies.
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.”
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.”