Feature Stories Alumni

Deidre Tao
Deidre Tao ’93: How to build a successful art career

With a strong foundation in studio arts acquired at UMassD, Tao turned her passion into a career as a self-represented artist.

Mike Joyce
Mike Joyce '85: Bringing PrimaLoft's research in biodegradability to UMassD

Joyce, CEO of PrimaLoft, Inc., sparked the creation of a biodegradability testing lab at UMassD to study the breakdown of microplastics