Professors, Alumni and Students Attend TypeCon2017
Professor Laura Franz and Professor Yoon Soo Lee presented at TypeCon Boston conference in August.
Presence and Absence II
A solo exhibition of work by Professor Elena Peteva
Artifacts of the Future
Art History faculty in collaboration with Boston’s ICA features New Bedford native and internationally celebrated artist Mark Dion.
CVPA alum named Artist in Residence
CVPA graduate Seth Rainville ’96 has been selected as a 2017-2018 Artist in Residence at the Ceramics Program – Office for the Arts at Harvard.
UMass Dartmouth completes transfer of WUMD-FM license to RIPR
University receives $1.5 million for need-based student aid and other initiatives; RIPR brings local public service journalism to region; WUMD goes online; UMass Dartmouth and RIPR to collaborate on new journalism efforts
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.
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.”
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.”
Commencement 2017 honorees announced
NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg, Southern Poverty Law Center founder Morris Dees, MacArthur Foundation Managing Director Cecilia Conrad to be awarded honorary degrees. Obama White House Chief Photographer and Dartmouth native Pete Souza, author and LGBT activist Jennifer Finney Boylan to receive Chancellor’s Medals.
“Making Her Mark” CVPA student capstone exhibition highlights 19th century women artists
Show opens April 12 at the main campus art gallery with reception and gallery talk