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
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
June 20, 2017 New Integrative Biology doctoral program designed to strengthen region’s life science position First students expected to start this fall
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
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
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.