Jerry Laakso '18: will return to his native Finland to play hockey professionally
Combining hockey with a business major entrepreneurship and small business.
Jarell Samuel '18: Medical technologist at Massachusetts General Hospital
Jarell Samuel '18 majored in MLS to fulfill his lifelong dream of being a scientist.
Marisa McCabe '17: Dual degree arts major
Alum Marisa McCabe talks about the top-notch education she received at UMass Dartmouth's College of Visual & Performing Arts.
Tia Martineau '18: Cutting-edge research in astrophysics
Next step: PhD in physics/astrophysics
Sheel Prajapati '18: Coastal systems science
Sheel, who pursued her master's degree in coastal systems science at UMassD's School for Marine Science and Technology, outlines the keys to career success.
Dr. Kathleen Elliott: Doctor of Nursing Practice
Doctoral project teaches the art of building trust with substance-use disorder patients.
Dr. Christina Cipriano: improving student outcomes
The Recognizing Excellence in Learning and Teaching Project (RELATE) is led by Dr. Cipriano.
Jacob Aaronson '18: Bioengineering
As a bioengineer, Jacob aims to help better the lives of others, while challenging himself.
Dr. Maolin Guo: enabling protein imaging in live cells
Dr. Guo is engineering a tool to study protein in cells in order to identify disease-causing genetic mutations.
Dr. Michael Goodman: Executive director of UMassD's Public Policy Center
The Public Policy Center completes research and public service in the areas of education, health, housing, and economic development.
Nicole Hernandez '18: Student Leader
Coursework and leadership involvement transition into real-world business experiences for Nicole Hernandez.
Sarah Riecke '18: Leader and ambassador
Sarah, a management information systems major and student ambassador, is founder of the Big Data Club at UMassD.
Making math fun
A tool for building connections between complex ideas in fun, engaging ways
Dr. Shakhnoza Kayumova: teaching the language of science
A $778,770 grant from the National Science Foundation supports Dr. Kayumova's research into the best ways to teach English-language learners the language of science.
Dr. John Buck: exploring underwater acoustics
Dr. John Buck has received a grant from the U.S. Office of Naval Research to execute a 5-year project on underwater sounds.
Charlton students garner award at DataFest 2018
A team of management information systems and operations management students earn award in “Best Data Visualization” category at annual competition organized by the American Statistical Association.
Art that engages
A blend of artistic research and social fields of study
Increasing the sustainability of asphalt pavements.
Dr. Robert Drew: Research in clownfish genetics
Dr. Robert Drew utilizes newly developed genomic technologies to investigate the genes of clownfish.
Samantha Reid '18: Student Trustee
Samantha Reid '18 advances toward her career goals through leadership on- and off-campus.
Suoqing Ji ’13, MS Physics, unravels the mysteries of the universe
Awarded the Burke Prize Fellowship in Theoretical Physics & Astrophysics.
College Now: 50 years of inspiration
From the dream of a college education to the reality of earning a degree
Protecting Atlantic herring
Sustaining Atlantic herring populations through examining alternative fishery methods
Safer structures with carbon nanotubes
Using nanotubes to conduct electricity and allow early detection of failing structures
Jade Figueroa '21 believes in perseverance through resilience
Food and Portuguese identity
Exploring the links between food, culture, and identity
UMassD launches a dream
UMassD alumnus Scott Tingle achieves his lifelong goal of becoming an astronaut.
Big data for better health
Improving patient care through informatics and electronic health records
Robert Coyne ’07, MS ’11
Appointed physics lecturer at University of Rhode Island
Matthew Najarian ’17 inspires dialogue on campus through art
Shared Voices encourages meaningful conversations about political, social, and cultural issues
Mariah Tarentino ‘18: Art History major
Mariah Tarentino demonstrates how interspersing art and politics can help raise awareness.
Physics students publish papers in top research journals
Izak Thuestad & Alec Yonika uncover new features, employ new techniques in researching black holes
Year in Review: 2017
The top news stories for 2017 reflect UMassD's commitment to innovation, progress, research, and student success.