January 21, 2004 Judge Luis G. Perez Named Keynote Speaker At Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast Dartmouth, MA-The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced today that the honorable Judge Luis G. Perez will be the keynote speaker at the second annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast on Friday, January 30, 2004. This special event, which will be held in the UMass Dartmouth Campus Center from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m., acknowledges the contributions of both campus and community leaders who work diligently to keep Dr. King's dream alive.
January 9, 2004 UMass Dartmouth Archives Receives Videotapes That Preserve French-Canadian Heritage DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - In an effort to preserve some of the cultural heritage of the French-Canadian community in New England, UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Professor Mel Yoken recently donated a collection of videotaped interviews to the University Archives. The collection is comprised of (22) separate video tape recordings produced by Matt Leavitt and Dawn Lyons, two students working under Prof. Yoken?s supervision in an upper-level independent study French course.
December 19, 2003 Slade's Ferry Bank Center At Umass Dartmouth Hosts Client Reception The Slade's Ferry Bank Center for Business Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth recently hosted its semi-annual client reception at White's of Westport. The Center is dedicated to facilitating the growth of the region's businesses by providing an economic alternative for meeting business needs for research, training and consulting.
December 15, 2003 Southcoast Education Compact Creates College Guide For Area Students Dartmouth, MA The SouthCoast Education Compact has created a comprehensive new College Planning Guide to assist high school students, and their parents, in planning for college. The SouthCoast College Planning Guide provides the necessary tools and information to assist parents and their children to look at higher education as a solid option for building a secure future. A formal release of the College Planning Guide was announced today during a press conference held at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.
December 4, 2003 Southcoast Education Compact Awarded $20,000 Verizon Grant For Student Technology Expo Dartmouth, MA-The SouthCoast Education Compact, a partnership of business leaders, school superintendents, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, and Bristol Community College, received a $20,000 EdLink grant from the Verizon Foundation to organize the first SouthCoast Education Compact Information Technology Expo. The event will be held March 19, 2004 at UMass Dartmouth.
December 4, 2003 Keleli African Drumming Concert At Umass Dartmouth Dartmouth, MA-The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Music Department Kekeli African Drum and Dance Ensemble will hold its fall concert on Thursday, December 4, 2003 in the UMass Dartmouth Main Auditorium at 7:30 p.m.
November 26, 2003 Local Company Fights For Rights To Name Fall River, Massachusetts - American Advanced Power Incorporated (AAP), a start-up company operating in the UMass Dartmouth Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center, is battling the United Parcel Service in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) over the right to the acronym ?UPS?.
November 26, 2003 $360k Grant To Support Study Of Climate, Global And Coastal Marine Environmental Change DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - The National Science Foundation has announced a major award to the Isotope Biogeochemistry Laboratory at the UMass Dartmouth School for Marine Science and Technology. The $360,000 grant is designated for the acquisition of a mass spectrometer and associated instrumentation.
November 26, 2003 Umass Dartmouth Library Introduces Web Site On Stick Style Architecture In Area November 26, 2003 DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - Combining pastime with profession, UMass Dartmouth librarian Bruce Barnes has created an Internet web site about ?stick style? architecture that features photographs, history, and detailed bibliographic references for the serious researcher.
November 26, 2003 Master Of Art Education Students Showcase Works Dartmouth, MA-The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Master of Art Education students will host a "Graduate Studio" exhibition of paintings, costume pieces, prints, assemblages and collages from November 25 - December 12, 2003 in the Group VI, Gallery I (first floor).