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The PS3 supercomputer cluster was built using 176 Sony PlayStation 3 (PS3) gaming consoles.
PS3 supercomputer leads in cryptography contest

Dr. Gaurav Khanna's supercomputer built from PlayStation 3 gaming consoles competes in an international cryptography contest.

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Sidafa Conde '12: Pursuing a PhD in Engineering and Applied Science

Sidafa Conde is pursuing his PhD in Engineering and Applied Science with a focus in Computational Science and Engineering.

Sigal Gottlieb working with grad students at UMass Dartmouth's Center for Scientific Computing and Visualization Research (CSCVR).
Dr. Sigal Gottlieb: Advancing scientific computing

Dr. Sigal Gottlieb is the founding director of UMass Dartmouth's Center for Scientific Computing and Visualization Research (CSVR).

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Oyindamola Ogunjobi: Promoting leadership and success

Oyindamola Ogunjobi founded the National Society of Leadership and Success UMassD Chapter.

Cranberry Health Research Center
Exploring the science behind the cranberry's health benefits

The UMass Cranberry Health Research Center explores the health benefits of cranberries.

CVPA Artisanry students exhibit at SOFA Fair, Chicago, 2014
City of Light: Artisanry students’ installation wins a place at international art fair

Artisanry students presented "City of Light" installation at Chicago's Sculpture Object Functional Art + Design Fair.

Study abroad in Wolfsburg, Germany
Global Marketing: Study in Germany

Global Marketing, MKT 362, culminates in a two-week International Summer University program in Wolfsburg, Germany.

Great Wall
Study Abroad: Exploring Art in China

CVPA students travelled to Beijing, Shanghai, and Wuzhen this summer.

Dr. Robert Fisher, Physics: Encouraging student success through research

Dr. Fisher uses UMass Dartmouth's Center for Scientific Computing and Visualization Research for his research of supernovae.

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Matthew Wise: Studying white dwarf stars and supernovae

Working with Prof. Fisher, Matthew Wise researches white dwarf stars that become supernovae.

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Alumni Profile: Samantha Bailey

Samantha graduated in 2012 with a BA in Sociology with an option in Anthropology, as well as a minor in Religious Studies–and she earned magna cum laude and honors.

Alan Hirshfeld
Starlight Detectives: Prof. Hirshfeld's latest book

Prof. Hirshfeld's book details astronomical photography’s impact on modern science.

Anser Shaukat
Anser Shaukat: Fulbright Student Program

Anser Shaukat, MFA Design 2015, participates in Fulbright Millennial Trains Project (MTP)

The Honors Program enriches students' experiences

UMass Dartmouth’s Honors Program enriches students' educational experiences with lessons of leadership, scholarship, creativity, and community.

Anthony Natoli: Internship in marketing

Anthony Natoli's internship at Sepaton prepared him for a position as the social media coordinator for Wagner Motor Group.

Lauren Scharf (BA Art History 2014)
Lauren Scharf: Receives internship at RISD Museum

Lauren Scharf, BA Art History 2014, was selected to participate in the competitive Andrew W. Mellon Internship Program at the RISD Museum

Amanda W. Stubbs: Plans for a PhD in chemistry at MIT

Amanda Stubbs received the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and the American Institute of Chemists Award.

Joshua Encarnacion: Next stop: Google

Joshua Encarnacion was recognized as one of "29 Who Shine," an elite group of students representing the Commonwealth's 29 public colleges and universities.

Tabitha Lee Kirkwood
Tabitha Lee Kirkwood: Focus on child and family law

Tabitha Kirkwood is planning a career in child and family law.

Michael Massoud: Beginning his nursing career

Michael Massoud's research project correlated sleepiness and stress in college students.

Chany Peguero Pena
Chany Peguero Peña: Study abroad & an internship in Japan

After studying abroad in Japan, Chany Peguero Peña returned for an internship with a Tokyo-based school photography company.

Anna-Rae LeClaire: Scholarship & service

Anna-Rae LeClaire maintained a 4.0 GPA, balancing her studies with community service.

Nabil Bou-Mitri: Internship at Fidelity

Nabil Bou-Mitri completed an internship at Fidelity Investments.

Rola Hassoun: Internship at Unilever

Rola Hassoun's participation with the Society of Women Engineers led to an internship with Unilever.

Catherine Anastasia: Career in art education

Catherine Anastasia plans to seek a position as a high school art teacher.

Catherine O'Keefe
Catherine O'Keefe: Focus on sea scallop fishery

Catherine O'Keefe earned her PhD in Living Marine Resources and Management at SMAST.

Van Riley: Jazz saxophonist headed for NYC

Van Riley played with a variety of UMass Dartmouth ensembles.

Tiffany Ferreira: Math, physics & solar power

Tiffany Ferreira welcomed newly accepted students to an "Experience UMassD" event.

Accounting major Lauren Soares '14 interned at KMPG, Inc., in Boston
Lauren Soares: Internship at KPMG

Lauren Soares' internship at KPMG LLP led to a full-time position in IT advisory.

Olivia Ekeh: History & the storytelling tradition

Olivia Ekeh, president of the Black Student Union, is heading to UMass Amherst in the fall to pursue a PhD in African American Studies.

Camille David: The effects of sea level rise

Camille David earned his PhD in Marine Sciences/Coastal Systems Science at SMAST.

Christopher Jordan: Co-op at Protonex Technology

Co-captain of the cross country track and field teams, Christopher Jordan completed a co-op experience at Protonex Technology.

Justin Kadich, UMass Law
Justin Kadich: Awareness of immigration issues

Justin Kadich worked at UMass Law's Immigration Law Clinic and organized a teach-in to raise awareness of local immigration issues.

Paula Cruz: Endeavor Leadership Scholar

Endeavor Scholar Paula Cruz plans to pursue a Master's in Public Health and a Doctorate in Nurse Practice.

Brandon Ward: Working for the government in DC

Brandon Ward's internship at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Boston provided him with real-world experience in tax laws and procedures.

Colin Murphy: Student Trustee, campus leader

Student Trustee Colin Murphy received the Michael Dukakis Public Service Internship Award.

Jacqulyn Sardina: Plans for a career in higher education

Jacqulyn Sardina plans to attend Bowling Green State University in Ohio to earn a Master's degree specializing in College Student Personnel.

Samantha Melchiono: Study of human behavior

Samantha Melchiono completed a research project that examined the impact of therapy dogs on children with autism.

Tricia Breton: Transformative power of education

Tricia Breton returned to UMass Dartmouth after a fifteen-year hiatus.

Kelsey Craveiro '12: Recipient of Kingston-Mann Student Achievement Award

Kelsey Craveiro received a prestigious award for her Crime and Justice Studies seminar research paper.

Lucas Mann
Lucas Mann: a passion for writing and baseball

Prof. Lucas Mann's first book, Class A: Baseball in the Middle of Everywhere, was published last year.