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
Pazzi Lazzi Troupe performs at UMass Dartmouth
Pazzi Lazzi Troupe introduces you to the rich culture of Italy by giving you the opportunity to experience the ancient tradition of Commedia dell’Arte.
Acclaimed filmmaker Clennon L. King to visit UMassD
Award-winning film Passage at St. Augustine chronicles movement that led to passage of Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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
UMass Dartmouth welcomes Core Ensemble performance Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance January 27
7 p.m. event at Main Auditorium is free and open to the public
UMass Dartmouth and Rhode Island Public Radio create new collaboration
The University will transfer its WUMD-FM broadcast license to RIPR. The University will receive $1.5 million to endow student need-based financial aid and community engagement activity. RIPR will also provide on-air promotion for the University and collaborate with UMASS Dartmouth on internships and other academic efforts. RIPR will nearly double its geographical footprint, providing its audience with consistent, immediate, locally-sourced coverage and access to National Public Radio content. WUMD will move to a fully online global program format.
UMass Dartmouth to hold 15th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast February 3
Donovan Livingston, an award-winning educator, spoken word poet, and public speaker will discuss the idea that every child has the right to “lift off” and achieve their dreams.
Publication: Essays documenting the destruction of cultural heritage in the Middle East
The Destruction of Cultural Heritage: From Napoléon to ISIS is a collection of original essays co-edited by CVPA art history professor Pamela Karimi.