Oysters cleanse water of nitrogen
Researchers are testing whether oyster clusters can reduce nitrogen levels that destroy fish habitats.
NSF grant supports study of nitrous oxide cycling
SMAST's Annie Bourbonnais received a National Science Foundation grant for her study of nitrous oxide cycling in the Western Arctic Ocean.
Textiles blunt concussions
Researchers are using an old textile manufacturing method to produce a new protection against concussions.
Pursuing justice for those without a voice
Acting on her passion for immigration law, Isabel Saavedra, JD ’14 has worked with detainees at the U.S. border with Mexico.
Alison Wells: Art influenced by New Bedford's culture & community
Alison Wells, MFA '07 set her roots in downtown New Bedford, recently named a "Top 10 Creative City."
Black spaces matter in New Bedford's history
Art history professor Pamela Karimi is working with others to tell the story of abolitionist New Bedford.
Dining destination: Tia Maria's European Café in New Bedford
Jessica Coelho '06 established her popular downtown restaurant in 2013.
Service-learning: challenging students to view themselves and others from a new perspective
An extensive number of service-learning offerings connect coursework with community assistance.
Caring on a global scale
The College of Nursing's Global Health Collaborative is changing lives and communities on the international, national, and local levels.
Megan DeBarros: Internships and mentors point the way to success
Megan DeBarros '16 has had marketing internships with RI Novelty and Your Sports Marketing Group.
Daniel Noyes: Research in cyber security of USB devices
Engineering graduate student Daniel Noyes '15, MS '16 was one of two winners at the Advanced Cyber Security Center's New England conference.
UMassD is a global community, welcoming students and scholars from around the world
More than 600 international students are at UMass Dartmouth to acquire knowledge, improve skills, and pursue research
Black History Month becomes Black history all year at UMass Dartmouth
UMassD’s Black History Month Planning Committee becomes Black History 4 Seasons Council and offers programming throughout the year
Sarah & Aaron Aker: Sweethearts studying medicine and science
UMassD alums the focus of UMass Medical’s Match Day story for 2015
Deborah Dele-Oni: Research in Immunology
Deborah Dele-Oni '18 researched immunology during her internships at UMass Medical and Brown University.
Luis Perez '16: Internships in Accounting
Using resources at the Charlton College of Business and the Career Development Center, Luis Perez secured internships at leading accounting firms
Katherine Thompson '13: The Department of Marine Resources' newest scientist
2013 SMAST alum Katherine Thompson talks about her experiences as a marine science student and her new career.
Jerry Laakso '18: Recruited from Finland to play Corsairs hockey
Mixing hockey with studies in entrepreneurship and small business
Mayra Class: Admissions ambassador, international orientation leader
Mayra Class '16 majored in psychology to help people live healthier lives.
Semirah Dolan: Apprenticeship program at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center
Semirah's internship exposed her to the daily work life of an engineer and helped her clarify her goals.
Tianna Edwards '18: Internships with a focus on medical research
Tianna shared her experiences and advice at an Internship Showcase sponsored by the Career Development Center
Tim Waithe: Research in social needs of U.S. deportees
Tim Waithe '16 participated in the College of Nursing's inaugural "Bridging the Atlantic" exchange with the University of Azores.
Colleen Reynolds: Pursuing degrees in math and education
UMassD's education 4+1 master's program is preparing Colleen Reynolds '16 for a career as a math teacher.
Victoria Arons: Sharing love of art as a teacher
Victoria Arons '16 credits the College of Visual and Performing Arts' foundations program for transforming her into a well-rounded artist.
Joseph Zottoli: National Science Foundation internship
Joseph Zottoli '16 researched American horseshoe crabs during his internship at Rutgers University.
Sarah Lavalette: Internships in human resources
Sarah Lavalette '16 completed internships at the UMass President's Office and the Rockport Company.
Jesse Waidler: Combining liberal arts and military service
Jesse Waidler '16 focused his undergraduate studies on history and French before pursuing his master's in education.
Doug Zemeckis: '16 PhD in Marine Science & Technology
Doug Zemeckis researched the spawning dynamics of the Atlantic cod during his doctoral studies at SMAST.
UMassD students trek to the Big Apple for a weekend-long interactive course
Visiting a trio of historical sites elevates students' understanding of culturalism and the meaning of activism.
Meet Jasmine Guy
Award-winning actress and local native is raisin’ cane at the Zeiterion
Acclaimed author Dr. Thomas Ranuga kicks off the UMass Dartmouth Black History 4 Seasons Council inaugural event
Dr. Ranuga will discuss the struggle for meaningful change in the educational system
Sharon Kumar: Pursuing career in non-profits
Sharon Kumar '16 credits the Endeavor Scholarship for fostering her love for service.
Carolina Mendez: Study abroad in England
Carolina Mendez '16 focused on international business as she studied in Lancashire and explored several European nations.
Shake The Ship gives students a voice
UMass Dartmouth students have a voice at their university—and in the changes they’d like to see
Joana Reis: Research internship in STEM education
Joana Reis '16 completed an internship with the NSF Robert Royce Teaching Program.
Elizabeth Janson: PhD in Educational Leadership & Policy
Elizabeth Janson PhD '16 is committed to transforming public education and providing youth with the resources they need.
Marina Kowaleski: Public relations internship
Marina Kowaleski '16 applied classroom knowledge to her internship with the university's Marketing and Public Affairs departments.
Ausubel Pichardo: Philosophy of serving & learning
Ausubel Pichardo '16 co-founded Share Esperanza, a service organization working in his native Dominican Republic, Haiti, and New Bedford.
Trevor Mattos: Creating opportunities for the disadvantaged
Trevor Mattos MPP '16 worked at the Public Policy Center, researching SouthCoast issues.
Abner Barros: Internship at General Dynamics
Abner Barros '16 credits the College Now/START program for his success as an engineering student.
Tayla Vincent: President of the Student Government Association
Tayla Vincent '16 developed UMassD's Shake the Ship open forum for students.
Michael Dueñas: practicing law to make the world a better place
Michael Dueñas JD '16 credits UMass Law's Immigration Law Clinic as a transformative experience in becoming a successful lawyer.
Ryan Arsenault: Law school was a "natural choice"
Noticing that many veterans had "fallen through the cracks," Ryan Arsenault JD '16 attended law school with the goal of practicing veterans law.
Sean Townsend: Student-run business on campus
Sean Townsend '16 plans to pursue an MBA after co-founding campus smoothie bar Jumpin' Juice.
Bethany Phillips: Mission trip to Haiti
Bethany Phillips '16 traveled to Haiti as part of the College of Nursing's Community Health Nursing course.
Jason Strojny: White House internship
Inspired by his internship experiences at the city, state, and federal levels, Jason Strojny '16 plans to pursue a career in public service.
Christine Letsche: A career as a justice-centered lawyer
Christine Letsche JD '16 participated in a range of learning experiences, including bail arguments and revocations, plea colloquies, and jury and bench trials.
Barbara Okafor '16: A passion for healthcare, research, and service
Pursuing research, running track, serving as a student leader, and working on campus, Barbara Okafor '16 has kept her focus and managed her time wisely.
Cuong Abel Sy: Exponential growth as an artist and a person
Cuong Abel Sy MFA '16 explored personal identity in his artisanry thesis, a series of bronze, gold, and silver necklaces.
Miriam Asangong: Accounting internships lead to career success
Following her internship at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Miriam Asangong '16 was offered a position as an accountant/auditor with the firm.
Shereen Cruz: Growing personally and professionally
Shereen Cruz '16 gained experience on a service trip to Haiti and in researching diabetes.
Alyssa Nastri: Internship with AHA! Night
An Endeavor Scholar, Alyssa Nastri '16 is an intern with New Bedford's AHA! Night.
Stacey Miner: MA in Clinical Psychology
Stacey Miner MA '16 focused her career goals after interning at a mental health and addiction outpatient facility.
Breanna Labelle: Creating art through code
Breanna Labelle '16 transferred to UMassD after discovering CVPA's Design Department.
Dylan Baker: Internships with NASA
Dylan Baker ’16 completed internships with NASA at the Stennis and Goddard Space Centers.
Henry Cho: Dual major in writing and mechanical engineering
Henry Cho '16 views the challenge of a dual major the best decision he ever made.
Marissa Matton: Master of Professional Writing
Through coursework, internships, and a graduate assistantship, Marissa Matton '14 MA '16 has prepared for a career in web writing.
Jacob Miller: Effecting change through student leadership
Student Trustee Jacob Miller '16 has an unwavering commitment to public service.
Chris LaPorte: Commitment to service
Chris LaPorte '16 hopes to bring change to the world through a commitment to service.
Brittany Doherty: Career in sustainable business
Brittany Doherty '14 credits her leadership experience at UMassD for her success in the business world.
Tracking evidence of a changing climate
UMass Dartmouth puts policy and science into action
Undergraduates conduct marine research in new summer program
A National Science Foundation grant will provide hands-on research opportunities to students interested in marine biology, fisheries oceanography, and estuarine and ocean science.
Designing for Industry: CVPA’s new Innovation Learning Collaborative
The addition of the Innovation Learning Collaborative at the Star Store campus created more 3D fabrication options for CVPA students.
Greener by Degree: Minor in Sustainability
Established in 2008, the Sustainability minor is the University’s largest and fastest growing minor.
Recycle, resell, and redistribute
The New2U Program collected 6,000 pounds of clothing, two 40-foot trailers full of household goods, and 27 shopping carts full of food.
Jacob Vaillancourt: At the hub of waste management solutions
Jacob Vaillancourt '12 co-founded technology and waste management company Waste Hub to create a sustainable future.
Ellisha Alexina: Designing success
Ellisha Alexina '11 built her fabric business around a technique she invented during her senior year at UMassD.
Jarell Samuel: Preparing for a career as a microbiologist or genetic counselor
Jarell Samuel '18 chose to major in MLS to fulfill his lifelong dream of being a scientist.
Rachael Buchanan: Goal of bringing healthcare to developing nations
After gaining lab experience as an MLS major, Rachael Buchanan '18 is focusing on the healthcare side of lab medicine.
Accessibility Awareness Week 2016
An opportunity to highlight UMassD’s current progress and future opportunities around accessibility issues.
Welcome, Class of 2020
UMass Dartmouth welcomed its newest Corsairs this week, as they moved into residence halls, gathered for Convocation, and began classes.
International Gratitude Day: a day to thank on-campus donors
Arnie the Corsair joined students in thanking faculty and staff for their donations
Adrien Mercier: Degree in Art History led to position as gallery director
Hera Gallery director Adrien Mercier '15 says his CVPA classes prepared him for a successful career.
Ashley Gelin '17: Internship at Akamai Technologies
After completing internships at Akamai Technologies and LifeWork Search, Ashley Gelin '17 has a better understanding of the type of career she wants.
Master in Professional Writing alumna earns full-time position at major corporation
Kathleen Landers knew she wanted to advance and improve her writing style before she went into the workforce.
Carly Rousseau '14 earns Fulbright Teaching Assistantship in Greece
Carly Rousseau ’14 is an experienced traveler who studied abroad during her undergraduate years, and recently she earned a Fulbright Teaching Assistantship for the next academic year.
Alumna joins Akamai Technologies
For Nikhila Vijaybhaskar, joining the Master in Professional Writing program was absolutely the right move. It led to her dream job.
MPW alum uses flexible skills to transition into financial service industry
Paul Duarte joins Boston Financial Data Services, Inc. as a Knowledge Coordinator
Shake The Ship: Dec. 6, 5-7:30pm
Shake The Ship gives students a voice in the changes they’d like to see on campus.
Jamie Losanno: Marketing internship at Dell
After attending a UMassD career fair, Jamie Losanno '17 interned at Dell/EMC.
Imad Jbara '17: An Author and College Student
Imad Jbara, a senior psychology major, felt he had something to say, and he found a unique way to say it.
UMass Dartmouth welcomes Pedro Pires, President Emeritus of Cape Verde
Pires served as the country's first prime minister prior to his presidency and is celebrated for his role in making Cape Verde a “model of democracy, stability, and increased prosperity."
Alumna begins volunteer work with the Peace Corps
Meaghan Koudelka ’16 joined the Peace Corps and is stationed in Ouarzazate, Morocco as a Youth Development Volunteer.
Exploring microbial life in Iceland
Last summer, UMassD students spent two weeks investigating microbial life in Iceland.
Alternative spring break 2016
Supported by the Leduc Center for Civic Engagement, UMassD students spent spring break helping communities in Guatemala, North Carolina, and on the SouthCoast.
Emily Moreau '17: Research on UMassD architecture
After learning about perspective in her media techniques class, Emily Moreau '17 is pursuing an independent study of architecture.
Art All-State provides a glimpse of life as a practicing artist
CVPA welcomed 145 of the state's most creative high school students for a weekend of intensive art-making.
Tia Martineau: Theoretical cosmologies, dark matter & design
Combining her interests in physics and art, Tia Martineau '18 designed the mural for Prof. Khanna's supercomputer trailer.
Shelby Quill: Dual major in digital media and graphic design
Inspired by her love of video games, Shelby Quill '18 hopes to create art in the gaming industry.
Shaad Mahmud: PhD in Computer & Electrical Engineering
Shaad Mahmud PhD '18 won first place at the Sigma Xi research exhibition for his research on a portable NICU for premature infants.
AfterMath Symposium 2016
The AfterMath Symposium connects mathematics alumni with current students.
Master of Professional Writing offers broad curriculum that helps bridge the gap between science and communications
UMass Dartmouth’s Master of Professional Writing Program (MPW) helped Meg Cichon further her writing career and network in the science and university communities.