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February 16, 2017 UMass Dartmouth to host two-day teach-in focused on diversity and social justice Multiple events on March 1-2 designed to promote active civic engagement and open dialogue
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February 14, 2017 Collaborative learning focus of $457,755 NSF grant Goal is to teach middle and high school students science and math through collaborative problem solving
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February 14, 2017 Statement of the UMass Dartmouth Faculty Regarding the Executive Order “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” The following statement was approved by the UMass Dartmouth Faculty Senate at its February 13, 2017 meeting.
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February 13, 2017 Area UMass Dartmouth students deliver 2,000 pounds of basic need supplies to Haiti Share Esperanza, a UMass Dartmouth student organization, collected and delivered 2,096 pounds of basic need supplies, including personal care packages, food, water, clothing, and school supplies to the la Plaine region of Haiti in January.
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February 13, 2017 UMass Dartmouth professor wins grant to develop new course on the role of Islam in shaping the political landscape of the Middle East University of Notre Dame-based Global Religion Research Initiative program designed to promote understanding of the role of religion in the lives of individuals and societies worldwide
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February 5, 2017 Q&A: UMass Law professor on immigration executive order President Trump's Executive Order banning immigration from seven countries has been contested in federal courts here in Massachusetts and several others. The order has left thousands of visa-holders in limbo, and has left universities and companies across the country considering the impacts. UMass Law Professor Irene Scharf directs the UMass Law Immigration Clinic and has been teaching and practicing immigration law since the 1970s. Here are her responses to two questions on the issue:
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February 5, 2017 National Science Foundation awards UMass Dartmouth professor $778,770 to advance science education for English language learners NSF CAREER Award designed to support promising young scientists
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February 2, 2017 Chancellor Helm reaffirms university commitment to a "safe and welcoming environment" Statement reiterates policies and values related to diversity
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January 31, 2017 Statement from professors Mazdak Tootkaboni and Arghavan Louhghalam These faculty members are scholars in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
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January 29, 2017 A message to the UMass Dartmouth community Chancellor Helm and Provost Karim react to detention of two faculty members at Logan Airport