November 5, 2005 UMass Dartmouth calls for nominations for Drum Major Award in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack announced that the University is accepting nominations for its annual Drum Major Award to memorialize the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
November 4, 2005 UMass Dartmouth Professor D. Boerth Presented Research In Washington, D.C. Dr. Boerth presented the results from his study on the effects of pesticides on DNA of plants and humans to the National Meeting of the American Chemical Society
November 4, 2005 SMAST Professor Elected VP of International Scientific Organization SMAST's Dr. Turner has been elected Vice President of the World Association of Copepodologists. The nine hundred international scientists study the most abundant multi-cellular animals on the planet.
November 4, 2005 UMass Dartmouth Now Home to NOAA Fisheries Service CMER Program NOAA Fisheries Service and the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth have announced the initiation of a Cooperative Marine Education and Research (CMER) Program at UMass Dartmouth's School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST) in New Bedford.
November 3, 2005 Changing Lives Through Literature subject of new book Innovative alternative sentencing strategy gaining support from opposite ends of the social/political spectrum.
October 28, 2005 UMass Dartmouth judicial politics expert comments on Miers withdrawal Kenneth L. Manning, a political science professor at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, a national authority on judicial politics, and co-author of the book, Judicial Process in America, commented today on Harriet Miers' withdrawal of her Supreme Court nomination.
October 27, 2005 Jack Welch to speak at manufacturing conference at Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center Jack Welch, the legendary former CEO of General Electric, will speak at the Manufacturing Competitiveness Conference (MCC) hosted by the UMass Dartmouth Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center (ATMC) in Fall River on November 16. Mr. Welch will be introduced by the Governor's Office and will engage the audience in a discussion about manufacturing competitiveness. Each invited attendee will receive a copy of Mr. Welch's book Winning.
October 26, 2005 UMass Dartmouth presents Liberating Women November 4, 5 Liberating Women is a play written by Juli Parker that examines the current backlash against reproductive rights and a women's right to choose.
October 26, 2005 UMass Dartmouth-led team discovers non-stop swimming required by some sharks to stay alive Findings to be published in prestigious Nature journal this week
October 21, 2005 UMass Dartmouth researcher identifies cancer-fighting cranberry compound The work of Dr. Catherine Neto and her colleagues, published in aninternational science journal, is one of the first examinations of cranberry compounds' anti-cancer activity.