Archive Archive

on the water Ryan Wallace ’06 builds more than a successful career at UMass Dartmouth

By Coryn Paradise

Beyond being the CFO at Vineyard Offshore, Wallace is a husband, father, and friend with a profound connection to his alma mater that only keeps getting stronger.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, SMAST - Home, Charlton College of Business - Home

Scholarship donor John Babbitt & family keep parents’ memory alive through scholarship

By Coryn Paradise

The Babbitt Family established a scholarship for current students in memory of his mother & father, who served on the Board of Trustees during UMass Dartmouth’s early days as SMTI.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, Features, Impact, Giving, Scholarships

Professional photo of Lai Shaunna Lai ’05: Nursing with a blend of science and empathy

By Coryn Paradise

When her dreams of becoming a nurse felt out of reach, Lai’s education at UMass Dartmouth was supported by scholarships, inspiring her to give back to current students in the same way.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, College of Nursing - Home, Giving, Scholarships, Endowment

CCB alum in CCB Silavong Phimmasone ’19: A Jack of all trades champions versatility

By Coryn Paradise

Former UMass Dartmouth Student Trustee and 2019 Commencement speaker “embraced the suck” to jumpstart his career and climb up the Citizens Bank food chain.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, Departments, Charlton College of Business, Charlton College of Business - Home

Jonathan Matsler, JD '24: Ready to Pursue Justice

By Debbie Hazian

Practical experiences at UMass Law prepared military veteran for his new role in criminal prosecution

Date: Year, 2024, Degree Type, JD, Departments, Law School, Departments, Veterans Affairs, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Melanie Veilleux pictured outside the Claire T. Carney Library Melanie Veilleux '24: Graphic designer

By David James

Graphic design student builds professional résumé in on-campus experiences

College of Visual and Performing Arts, CVPA - Home, Date: Year, 2024, Degree Type, BFA, Departments, Art Design, Departments, College of Visual Performing Arts, Departments, Design, Departments : Directory, Art and Design Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story, Program Pages, major, Program Pages, minor, Program Pages, undergraduate degree, Program Pages, bachelors, UMassD - Home

Medical Laboratory Science major Colin Soares '24: Aspiring pediatrician

By Debbie Hazian

Medical laboratory science major is prepared for work at one of the nation's top children's hospitals before applying to medical school

College of Nursing & Health Sciences, College of Nursing - Home, Date: Year, 2024, Degree Type, BS, Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences, Departments : Directory, Medical Laboratory Science Dept, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story

Marketing  major Jordan Tavares '24: Honors marketing major unexpectedly finds his career in green sector

By Debbie Hazian

Internship in offshore wind industry and work in sustainability led to job with Energy New England

Charlton College of Business, Date: Year, 2024, Degree Type, BS, Departments, Office of Campus Community Sustainability, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, Student Story, Charlton College of Business - Home

Nursing PhD Alumni Series: Dr. Rayna Letourneau, PhD '17, RN

By University Marketing

Trailblazer in nursing workforce development

Alumni, Alumni - Home, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, College of Nursing - Home, Date: Year, 2024, Degree Type, PhD, Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences, Features, Graduate, Program Pages, graduate degree

Shawn Koohy presents in the Claire T. Carney Library Grand Reading Room Shawn Koohy '24: Opportunities in research

By David James

Mathematics major builds prolific undergraduate research career

College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2024, Degree Type, BS, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments, Mathematics, Departments, Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics, Departments : Directory, Mathematics Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, Office of Undergraduate Research, Program Pages, undergraduate degree, Program Pages, bachelors, Research, STEM, UMassD - Home

Jeremie Rogers, JD '24: Police officer earns law degree and plans to work with youth

By Debbie Hazian

Part-time law student is grateful for the support of the UMass Law community as he commuted from Martha's Vineyard

Date: Year, 2024, Degree Type, JD, Departments, Law School, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Nursing major, football player William Tuttle '24: Mentor, football player, and future nurse

By Debbie Hazian

UMassD experiences developed a future leader

Athletics, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, College of Nursing - Home, Date: Year, 2024, Degree Type, BS, Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Student Story

SMAST PhD student Jessie Kittel Jessica Kittel PhD '24: Diving into discovery

By Kelsey E Healey

PhD student and 100-ton captain Jessica Kittel is using climate data to better understand fish stocks

Date: Year, 2024, Degree Type, PhD, Departments, SMAST Fisheries Oceanography, Features, Features, Student Story, School for Marine Science and Technology, School for Marine Science and Technology, Intercampus Marine Science, SMAST - Home, Women in STEM

Student Commencement Speaker Natalia Vargas, JD '24: UMass Law Commencement Speaker reaches lifelong dream

By Debbie Hazian

Builds a new community more than 1,000 miles from home

Date: Year, 2024, Degree Type, JD, Departments, Law School, Features, Commencement, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Bioengineering student Jackie Ramirez Jacqueline Ramirez '24: On the fast track

By Kelsey E Healey

From robotics to biodegradable plastics, Jackie Ramirez is graduating early with a wealth of experience in the lab.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2024, Degree Type, BS/MS, Departments, Bioengineering, Departments : Directory, Bioengineering Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, Features, Student Story, Research, Women in STEM

Clivens Joseph '24 Clivens Joseph '24, '25: Charged with creativity, grounded in excellence

By Kelsey E Healey

College Now alum and first-generation college student finds out what he's capable of at UMassD

Capstone Projects, College Now, College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2024, Degree Type, BS/MS, Departments, Electrical Computer Engineering, Departments : Directory, Electrical and Computer Engineering Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, Features, Student Story, Program Pages, 4+1, Accelerated, STEM, UMassD - Home

Honors Nursing major Olivia Munyambu '24: Researching the mental health of UMassD students of the African diaspora

By Debbie Hazian

Honors nursing major's research exposes healthcare disparities in the U.S.

College of Nursing & Health Sciences, College of Nursing - Home, Date: Year, 2024, Degree Type, BS, Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story

Junior interior architecture + design major Apeksha Prasai '25 pictured in CVPA Apeksha Prasai '25: Embracing change

By David James

Junior interior architecture and design major hopes to make home country more accessible

College of Visual and Performing Arts, CVPA - Home, Date: Year, 2024, Degree Type, BS, Departments, Art Design, Departments, College of Visual Performing Arts, Departments, Design, Departments : Directory, Art and Design Dept, Features, Features, International Students, Features, Student Story, Features, Transfer Students, Program Pages, undergraduate degree, Program Pages, bachelors, UMassD - Home

Law student research Matthew Gruneberg, JD candidate '24: From draftsman and illustrator to lawyer

By Debbie Hazian

After making a career change, Gruneberg says law is "what I was meant to do"

Date: Year, 2024, Degree Type, JD, Departments, Law School, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Foundation Board member, donor, alumna UMassD’s Jan Reynolds ’82 honors parents, value of education with philanthropy

By Coryn Paradise

After Reynolds graduated from UMass Dartmouth with her father in 1982, she maintains a special connection to their alma mater with her extensive philanthropic history.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, Scholarships, Charlton College of Business - Home

Seth Shea standing in front of the ocean Seth Shea '24: Lobsterman turned environmental engineer

By Kelsey E Healey

Civil and environmental engineering student says experience as a lobsterman inspired his interest in environmental resources.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2024, Departments, Career Center, Departments, Civil Environmental Engineering, Departments : Directory, Civil and Environmental Engineering Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story, Features, Transfer Students, STEM

President, Student Bar Association Grace St. Urbain, JD candidate '24: UMass Law Student Bar Association (SBA) president answers call to service

By Debbie Hazian

Public Interest Law Fellow strives to Pursue Justice

Date: Year, 2024, Degree Type, JD, Departments, Law School, Departments, Law School Immigration Clinic, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story, School of Law, School of Law - Home, UMassD - Home

McCord Murray '24, Data Science and Mathematics dual major. McCord Murray '24: The science of math

By David James

Data science and math dual-major unlocks his potential

College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2024, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments, College of Engineering, Departments, Mathematics, Departments, Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics, Departments : Directory, Data Science Dept, Departments : Directory, Mathematics Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, Student Story, Features, Transfer Students, STEM

Ashlee Shuemaker '24: From intern to inspiration

By Kelsey E Healey

STEMming While Black secretary is set to graduate with a job offer from Dell Technologies

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2024, Departments, Career Center, Departments, College of Engineering, Departments, Computer Information Science, Departments : Directory, Computer and Information Science Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, Features, Student Story, Women in STEM

Christopher Brunette sitting in the library Christopher Brunette '24, '25: Never stop asking "why?"

By Kelsey E Healey

Electrical and computer engineering student says curiosity is what makes him an engineer

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2024, Degree Type, BS/MS, Departments, Electrical Computer Engineering, Departments : Directory, Electrical and Computer Engineering Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, Student Story

Kevin Valentine '24: Nursing major finds his calling

By Debbie Hazian

A team player, he plans to become an operating room nurse

College of Nursing & Health Sciences, College of Nursing - Home, Date: Year, 2024, Degree Type, BS, Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story

Honors Bioengineering major Olivia Collins: Developing a laser light technique to detect early cancer

By Debbie Hazian

In memory of her mom, Honors bioengineering major hopes her research will contribute to the prevention, detection, and treatment of cancer

College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2024, Degree Type, BS/MS, Departments, College of Engineering, Departments : Directory, Bioengineering Dept, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, Program Pages, 4+1, Accelerated, Women in STEM

Photo of Tiffany and Fetchner Jadotte The Jadottes: Corsair Pair sends love to CCB, UMass Law students through giving

By Coryn Paradise

After Cupid’s arrow struck these Corsairs as scholars, the Jadottes remain connected to the UMass Dartmouth and UMass Law communities through their philanthropic giving.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, Departments, Charlton College of Business, School of Law, School of Law - Home, Charlton College of Business - Home

Group shot of College Now students Once College Now, always College Now: Alumni fund scholarship for students

By Coryn Paradise

The UMass Dartmouth Alumni Association established a current use scholarship for hard-working College Now students set to graduate this spring.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, College Now, Scholarships

Honors College political science major Zoi Burns '24: DEI is her "heart and soul"

By Debbie Hazian

Political science major advances senior leadership pipeline at their Pine Street Inn Internship

College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2024, Degree Type, BA, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments : Directory, Data Science Dept, Departments : Directory, Political Science Dept, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, Student Story

VIP donor & alumna Mary Louise Nunes ’83 and her pillars of philanthropy

By Coryn Paradise

It was love at first ledger when Nunes began her career in the mid-1980s. Now, she instills that same love for accounting in current UMassD students with her philanthropy.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, Charlton College of Business, Endowment

CNHS and Honors College Paige Bernier '24: Research success for this nursing major

By Debbie Hazian

Third-generation Corsair is the 5th member of her family to attend UMass Dartmouth

College of Nursing & Health Sciences, College of Nursing - Home, Degree Type, BS, Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, Student Story

Student Aidan Root scuba diving in the Great Barrier Reef while studying in Australia Engineers Abroad: College of Engineering students explore Australia, Ireland, and Greece

By Kelsey E Healey

Three engineering students share their experiences studying abroad

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2024, Departments, Computer Information Science, Departments, International Programs Office, Departments, Mechanical Engineering, Features, Features, Study abroad

Members of The Torch pose at the first team meeting of the spring semester 2024. The Torch

By David James

News for students, by students, keeps campus informed

College of Arts and Sciences, College of Visual and Performing Arts, CVPA - Home, Date: Year, 2024, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments, College of Visual Performing Arts, Departments, English Communication, Features, Features, Student Story, Features, Clubs and Orgs

PhD student Agata Piffer Braga and Professor Dan MacDonald at SMAST looking at the autonomous underwater vehicle T-REMUS From apprentice to expert: A UMass Dartmouth mentorship story

By Kelsey E Healey

Engineering/SMAST professor Daniel MacDonald and PhD student Agata Piffer Braga share their research and their perspectives from both sides of mentorship

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2024, Degree Type, PhD, Departments, College of Engineering, Departments, International Student Scholar Center, Departments, SMAST Estuarine Ocean Sciences, Departments : Directory, Estuarine and Ocean Sciences Dept, Faculty, Features, Features, Graduate, Features, International Students, Features, Student Research, Program Pages, doctoral, Research, School for Marine Science and Technology, SMAST - Home, Women in STEM

Biology alum '12 and now assistant professor Katrina Velle Katrina Velle '12: Paying it back

By David James

Biology alumna hired as assistant professor, returns to UMassD with multiple six-figure research grants

Alumni, Alumni - Home, College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2024, Departments, Biology, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments : Directory, Biology Dept, Faculty, Features, Research, STEM, Women in STEM

UMassD donor and students Donors help create a community space for military-affiliated students

By University Advancement

UMass Dartmouth debuts new Veterans' Resource Center.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, Departments, Veterans Affairs, Features, Donors, Features, Impact, Giving

CNHS alumna Honoring a sister, friend, and caregiver

By University Advancement

Suzanne Rodrigues establishes a lasting legacy for her sister with a planned gift to UMass Dartmouth.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Features, Donors, Features, Impact, Giving

MLS students in lab UMassD's first-year MLS and nursing scholars take a "S.T.E.P. Up"

By Coryn Paradise

A unique program for first-year College of Nursing and Health Sciences students pushes them to embrace their new identities as future medical professionals

Alumni, Alumni - Home, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Features, Donors, Features, Impact, Giving

Cybersecurity grant bestowed to UMassD Prepared to protect your business

By University Advancement

A $3.5 million National Science Foundation grant bolsters cybersecurity program, readying students to become leaders in this cutting-edge field.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, College of Engineering - Home, Departments : Directory, Cyber Security, Features, Donors, Features, Impact, Giving

Former students with former faculty New scholarship preserves the values of retired Chancellor Professor Ron DiPippo

By University Advancement

Mechanical engineering alumni establish scholarship honoring their influential professor.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, College of Engineering - Home, Features, Impact, Giving, Endowment

Performing research on boat Making an impact on global sustainability

By University Advancement

Scholars and researchers at the School for Marine Science and Technology contribute to creating a sustainable seafood supply while supporting the development of renewable energy.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, Features, Donors, Features, Impact, Giving, School for Marine Science and Technology, School for Marine Science and Technology, Offshore Wind Development, SMAST - Home

Scholarship student Empowering Sarah Adjei '26: Scholarships pave the way for global education access

By Coryn Paradise

From Ghana to UMass Dartmouth’s Ring Road, Sarah Adjei traveled across the world to attend college with the support of scholarship donors.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Donors, Features, Impact, Giving, Scholarships, Endowment

Exterior of Building Restoring a modern learning hub

By University Advancement

The largest investment in UMass Dartmouth’s history will prepare the Arts & Sciences building to serve students for the future

Alumni, Alumni - Home, College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Donors, Features, Impact, Giving

Senior management major Devon Zapor '24 Devon Zapor '24: Event management

By David James

Management student builds experience toward dream job

Admissions, Charlton College of Business, Date: Year, 2024, Degree Type, BS, Departments, Admissions, Departments, Charlton College of Business, Departments, Management Marketing, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story, Features, Study abroad, Program Pages, major, Program Pages, undergraduate degree, Program Pages, bachelors, UMassD - Home, Charlton College of Business - Home

Left to right: Kelsey Ferreira, Cami Boyd-Thomas, and Caro Cuevas pictured in Kyoto, Japan Three CVPA students spend winter session in Kyoto, Japan

By David James

Arts majors study Japanese manga and anime for art history requirement

College of Visual and Performing Arts, CVPA - Home, Date: Year, 2024, Departments, College of Visual Performing Arts, Features, Features, Student Story, Features, Study abroad, Program Pages, undergraduate degree, Program Pages, bachelors

Honors Nursing major Queyka "Kayeekuh" SaintLouis '24: First-generation nursing major aspires to become a nurse educator

By Debbie Hazian

Working at a camp for children and teens with diabetes impacted her career goals

College of Nursing & Health Sciences, College of Nursing - Home, Date: Year, 2024, Degree Type, BS, Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home

Honors College Student Council Honors College Student Council builds a community

By Debbie Hazian

Students develop friendships across campus and gain leadership skills

Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BA, BS, Degree Type, BFA, Features, Honors College, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Clubs and Orgs

Student Christian Fall seated in the library living room Christian Fall '24: An electrical engineer en route to medical school

By Kelsey E Healey

Electrical engineer and entrepreneur is the first undergraduate SMART Scholar at UMassD

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2024, Departments, Electrical Computer Engineering, Departments : Directory, Electrical and Computer Engineering Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Impact, Features, Student Story, Giving, Scholarships, STEM, UMassD - Home

CAS alum Haim Gal Moore ’18: From studying biology at UMassD to medicine at UMass Chan

By Coryn Paradise

Now a second-year student at UMass Chan Medical School, Moore’s interests in the immunology of cancer and related research adventures stemmed from his time at UMassD.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, College of Arts and Sciences, Departments, College of Arts Sciences

Percy Mason Williams '24: A sense of belonging

By Kelsey E Healey

Computer science major reflects on his UMassD experience, including an internship at technology company Honeywell

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2024, Departments, Computer Information Science, Departments : Directory, Computer and Information Science Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story

Monika Janina Kristjánsdóttir Monika Kristjánsdóttir '25: Making an impact

By David James

First-generation international honors student-athlete uses talents and passions to make a difference

Athletics, College of Visual and Performing Arts, CVPA - Home, Departments, Art Design, Departments, Athletics, Departments, College of Visual Performing Arts, Departments, Design, Departments : Directory, Art and Design Dept, Features, Features, International Students, Features, Student Story

Kailey Sousa portrait outdoors Kailey Sousa '27: Big dreams

By Kelsey E Healey

Kailey Sousa '27 is one of two students to be awarded the university's inaugural Founders' Scholarship. The four-year, full ride scholarship recognizes Sousa's exceptional talent and drive.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2023, Departments, Bioengineering, Departments : Directory, Bioengineering Dept, Features, Features, Honors College, Features, Impact, Features, Student Story, Giving, Scholarships, UMassD - Home, Women in STEM

Headshot photo of Rita Wang UMassD’s Rita Wang ’09 makes family her priority as a versatile professional

By Coryn Paradise

Even as her life’s priorities shifted, Wang’s human resources management degree gave her a particular set of adaptive skills that allowed her to succeed, from consulting to higher education.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, Charlton College of Business, Charlton College of Business - Home

Scientists fishing near a wind turbine near Block Island Collaborative science, offshore wind, and the future of fisheries

By Kelsey E Healey

SMAST scientists examine the effects of offshore wind development on fish species and the local fishing industry

Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, MS, Degree Type, PhD, Features, Features, Blue Economy, Research, School for Marine Science and Technology, School for Marine Science and Technology, Offshore Wind Development, SMAST - Home, STEM, UMassD - Home, Women in STEM

Honors Psychology major Alejandra PonceLopez '24: Bringing compassion to medicine

By Debbie Hazian

Inspired by her undergraduate research, Honors psychology major and first-generation college student hopes to earn a medical and PhD degree

College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BS, Departments, Psychology, Departments : Directory, Psychology Dept, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, Student Story

SMAST PhD grad on beach How UMassD’s Craig O’Connell, PhD ’14 became the Shark Doctor

By Coryn Paradise

Known affectionately on social media as the Shark Doctor, O’Connell ceaselessly searches for ways to conserve marine wildlife and protect oceanic species from extinction, specifically sharks.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, School for Marine Science and Technology, School for Marine Science and Technology, Alumni Connections, SMAST - Home

Drawing by Connor Chan '24 Connor Chan '24

By David James

Drawing major explores the anatomy of friendship in his work for the 2024 Senior Exhibition

College of Visual and Performing Arts, CVPA - Home, Date: Year, 2024, Departments, College of Visual Performing Arts, Features

Bee Greenberg seated on library stairs Bee Greenberg '25: Role models in action

By Kelsey E Healey

Star-runner and computer scientist Bee Greenberg found community and a role model at UMassD. Now, Greenberg aims to fill that role for other women and LGBTQ+ people in STEM.

Athletics, College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2023, Departments, Computer Information Science, Departments : Directory, Computer and Information Science Dept, Features, Features, Impact, Features, Student Story, Giving, Scholarships, STEM, Women in STEM

Jeevan Araveti pictured in front of a Bloomberg Terminal in the Charlton Technology Center Jeevan Teja Araveti '24: Master of finance

By David James

Quantitative finance MS student makes the most of investment in education

Charlton College of Business, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, MS, Departments, Accounting Finance, Departments, Charlton College of Business, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, International Students, Graduate Studies, Program Pages, graduate degree, STEM, Charlton College of Business - Home

CCB alumna on campus First-gen alumna Claudia Torres ’19, MBA ’20 leaves audit trail of success at UMassD

By Coryn Paradise

As the first in her family to attend college, Torres seized leadership opportunities at UMass Dartmouth that transformed her into the professional leader she was destined to be.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, Charlton College of Business, Charlton College of Business - Home

The Big Data Club members pose with their medals at DataFest Meet the Big Data Club

By Kelsey E Healey

The Big Data Club at UMassD invites students to explore the world through the lens of data

Charlton College of Business, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, Date: Year, 2023, Departments : Directory, Data Science Dept, Departments : Directory, Mathematics Dept, Features, Features, Clubs and Orgs

Nicole Kach '24 Senior Political Science major Nicole Kach '24: Advocating for others

By David James

Political science major finds academic and professional passion by getting involved on campus

College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BA, Degree Type, BA, BS, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments, Political Science, Departments, Student Activities, Departments, Student Affairs, Departments : Directory, Political Science Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Student Story, Program Pages, undergraduate degree, Program Pages, bachelors, UMassD - Home

Biology major and Sustainability minor Anna Balkus '24: Studying the mental health impact of our environment

By Debbie Hazian

Soccer captain and Honors College biology major aims for a career in environmental conservation

Athletics, College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BS, Departments, Biology, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments : Directory, Biology Dept, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, Student Story, Women in STEM

Head shot photo of alum John Cordasco, P.E. ’13: Merging Mind & Muscle at UMassD

By Coryn Paradise

Cordasco, a New Jersey native and prominent engineering leader at Kimley-Horn, learned critical life lessons in and out of the classroom as a UMass Dartmouth student-athlete.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home

Crociati on campus in 2023 UMassD’s Colin Crociati ’16 sparks story of redemption with state’s first sour brewery

By Coryn Paradise

After beating Stage 2 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Crociati’s art degree from UMass Dartmouth pushed him to get creative when he opened Sour Not Sorry, Massachusetts’ first sour brewery, in Plymouth.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, CVPA - Home

CNHS Alumna Paula Cruz ’14, MS ’21 finds her reason why at UMassD

By Coryn Paradise

Western Massachusetts native Cruz always dreamt of making a real difference one day and discovered her calling to serve others in adventures at UMassD & beyond.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, College of Nursing - Home

The Corsair Esports gaming space Corsair Esports

By David James

Esports program lands new gaming space for 180+ members

Date: Year, 2023, Departments, Student Activities, Departments, Student Affairs, Features, Features, Impact, Features, Student Story, Features, Clubs and Orgs, Giving, UMassD - Home

Dr. Ruolin Zhou standing in the UMassD library Faculty Feature: Ruolin Zhou

By Kelsey E Healey

Ruolin Zhou, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, is forging new roads in wireless communication.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2023, Departments, Electrical Computer Engineering, Departments : Directory, Electrical and Computer Engineering Dept, Faculty, Features

ASME students gathered around the Baja vehicle Corsair Racing: California or bust!

By Kelsey E Healey

Mechanical engineering capstone students build off-road vehicle for international competition

Capstone Projects, College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Departments, Mechanical Engineering, Departments : Directory, Mechanical Engineering Dept, Features, Features, Student Story, Features, Clubs and Orgs, UMassD - Home

Junior chemistry major Linh Dan Nguyen pictured in the Claire T. Carney Library Linh Dan Nguyen '25: Changing the world

By David James

Junior chemistry major is working on solving HIV

College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BS, Departments, Chemistry Biochemistry, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments : Directory, Chemistry and Biochemistry Dept, Features, Features, Impact, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, Office of Undergraduate Research, Program Pages, major, Program Pages, undergraduate degree, Program Pages, bachelors, Research, STEM, UMassD - Home, Women in STEM

Robotics, software, cleantech, defense: Electrical and computer engineering students jumpstart careers shaping the future

By Kelsey E Healey

Students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) complete internships that equip them with real-world experience and prepare them for in-demand careers.

College of Engineering, Date: Year, 2023, Departments, Electrical Computer Engineering, Departments : Directory, Electrical and Computer Engineering Dept, Features, Features, Internships, News and Public Information, STEM

Jehan Worthy, JD UMassD Student Trustee Worthy is the first UMass Law student to serve on the UMass Board of Trustees

By Debbie Hazian

She also holds positions with the UMass Law Alumni Association and the American Bar Association

Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, JD, Features, Student Story, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Law student standing in front of inside door at internship UMass Law students are among inaugural judicial and public service interns

By Debbie Hazian

Judicial scholarship and fellowship named for former Chief Justice Ralph Gants and Chancellor Emerita Jean MacCormack

Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, JD, Degree Type, JD, MBA, Departments, Law School, Features, Internships, School of Law, School of Law - Home

UMassD senior and UMass Law 1L Nathan Upchurch stands in front of the Nathan Upchurch '24, '26: 3+3 with UMass Law

By David James

UMassD senior & UMass Law 1L fast-tracks his way to a career in public service

College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BA, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments, Crime Justice Studies, Departments : Directory, Crime and Justice Studies Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Graduate, Features, Impact, Features, Student Story, Graduate Studies, Program Pages, graduate degree, Program Pages, major, Program Pages, undergraduate degree, Program Pages, bachelors, UMassD - Home

SMAST PhD Filipe Pereira Filipe Pereira, PhD '23: Life-changing moments

By Kelsey E Healey

First-generation college student Filipe Pereira, PhD '23, was recently awarded the prestigious President's Postdoctoral Fellowship at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego (UCSD).

Alumni, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, PhD, Departments, International Student Scholar Center, Features, Features, International Students, Features, Student Story, School for Marine Science and Technology, School for Marine Science and Technology, Alumni Connections, SMAST - Home

Mechanical engineering student Gabriella Monico in front of the library steps Gabriella Monico '24: Rewriting the rules

By Kelsey E Healey

Mechanical engineering major carves out a career path combining her talents and interests.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2024, Departments, Athletics, Departments, Mechanical Engineering, Departments : Directory, Mechanical Engineering Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, Student Story

Professor of Law Five new faculty members join UMass Law

By Debbie Hazian

Group includes a former trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, a former staff member for the current U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice, and a former MA assistant attorney general

Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, JD, Departments, Law School, School of Law, School of Law, School of Law Faculty, School of Law - Home

Professor Ming Shao faculty portrait Faculty Highlight: Ming Shao, Computer and Information Science

By Kelsey E Healey

In the age of ChatGPT, Professor Ming Shao is working to make AI smarter and safer.

College of Engineering, Date: Year, 2023, Departments, Computer Information Science, Departments : Directory, Computer and Information Science Dept, Faculty, Features, Research

UMass Law incoming Class of 2026 UMass Law's Class of 2026 urged to Pursue Justice

By Debbie Hazian

Dean Sam Panarella welcomes his first class of law students from around the U.S. and the world

Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, JD, Departments, Law School, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Alumni runners reunite on campus Former Coach Robert Dowd forged forever friendships among Corsair runners

By Coryn Paradise

After three decades, the boundary between student-athlete and alum is blurred for these Corsairs with hearts that continue to bleed blue and gold.

Alumni, Alumni - Home

Christian Augat pictured in the Esports Lab Christian Augat '25: Making your own community

By David James

Human resources management major founds, manages growing Esports club

Charlton College of Business, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BA, BS, Degree Type, BS, Departments, Charlton College of Business, Departments, Management Marketing, Features, Features, Student Story, Program Pages, major, Program Pages, undergraduate degree, Program Pages, bachelors, UMassD - Home, Charlton College of Business - Home

Kamryn Kobel in front of the amphitheater. Kamryn Kobel '24: Prepared for anything

By David James

English major builds diverse résumé in English literature and communication

Admissions, College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BA, Degree Type, BA, BS, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments, English Communication, Departments : Directory, English Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, Internships, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, Office of Undergraduate Research, Program Pages, major, Program Pages, undergraduate degree, Program Pages, bachelors, Research, UMassD - Home

Photo grid containing portraits of some members of the class of 2027 UMass Dartmouth welcomes class of high achievers: Why the region’s top-ranked students chose UMassD

By University Marketing

The class of 2027 includes students who graduated at the top of their high school class. Here's what they hope to achieve over the next 4 years.

Charlton College of Business, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, Date: Year, 2023, Features, Features, Student Story

SMAST student Emma Gallagher in the lab Emma Gallagher '23: Ecosystems and aquaculture

By Kelsey E Healey

SMAST student Emma Gallagher studies harmful algae blooms that can turn shellfish poisonous.

Date: Year, 2023, Features, Features, Student Story, School for Marine Science and Technology, SMAST - Home

Nursing major Amaechi Obison ’24 is considering several options for his future

By Debbie Hazian

Completed a research internship this summer at the University of Maryland’s School of Public Health

College of Nursing & Health Sciences, College of Nursing - Home, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BS, Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences, Features, International Students, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story

Female student standing in front of law books Emily Dillan '20, JD '23 receives national recognition for essay on domestic violence

By Debbie Hazian

Places third in ABA competition for essay on workplace protections for survivors of domestic violence, their employers, and coworkers

Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, JD, Departments, Law School, School of Law, School of Law - Home

SMAST PhD student Siddhant Kerhalkar standing in front of the ocean Siddhant Kerhalkar '24: Chasing monsoons

By Kelsey E Healey

SMAST PhD student conducts research at sea to understand the driving forces behind powerful weather systems

Date: Year, 2023, Features, Features, International Students, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, School for Marine Science and Technology, School for Marine Science and Technology, Intercampus Marine Science, SMAST - Home, UMassD - Home

Jillian at UMassD in 2023 Jillian Bettencourt ’17, ABSN ’23: A Childhood Dream Come True

By Coryn Paradise

Bettencourt’s fruitful academic experiences at UMass Dartmouth turned her life-long passion into a dream career and shaped her into the medical professional she is today.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Departments : Directory, Medical Laboratory Science Dept

Ramina Behzad in the library Ramina Behzad '25: Turning her passion into life-changing research

By Kelsey E Healey

Ramina Behzad grew up in Tehran, Iran before coming to UMass Dartmouth to pursue her PhD in Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, PhD, Departments, Bioengineering, Departments, International Student Scholar Center, Features, Features, International Students, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, Graduate Studies, UMassD - Home, Women in STEM

Student portrait in Library Living Room Perla Michelle Tejeda Hernández '25: UMass Dartmouth has "positively prepared me for my future"

By Debbie Hazian

Scholarship award enables nursing and Spanish major to focus on her studies, volunteer in the U.S. and Senegal, participate in campus activities, and make memories

College Now, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, College of Nursing - Home, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BS, Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Student Story, Scholarships, UMassD - Home

PhD student Iury Simoes Sousa at SMAST lobby Iury Simoes-Sousa '23: International collaboration

By Kelsey E Healey

Computational oceanographer Iury Simoes-Sousa helps relocate Tico the manatee

College of Engineering, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, PhD, Departments, College of Engineering, Features, Features, International Students, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, Graduate Studies, School for Marine Science and Technology, SMAST - Home, UMassD - Home

Cheyenne Amaral pictured in the Claire T. Carney Library Cheyenne Amaral '23: Problem-solving

By David James

Interior architecture + design major is well-equipped for a career in interior design

College of Visual and Performing Arts, CVPA - Home, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BA, BS, Degree Type, BS, Departments, Art Design, Departments, College of Visual Performing Arts, Departments, Design, Departments : Directory, Art and Design Dept, Features, Features, Internships, Features, Student Story, Program Pages, undergraduate degree, Program Pages, bachelors, QandA

Lorello's headshot, books pictured behind Leaps of Faith at UMassD with Elisa Lorello ’99, M ’03

By Coryn Paradise

With an affinity for the written word, Lorello couldn’t keep her creativity confined in a box and returned to UMass Dartmouth to finally unleash it.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, College of Arts and Sciences

Pushkar Bhatia '24 pictured on the campus quad Pushkar Bhatia '24: A global citizen

By David James

Junior healthcare services administration student returns from study abroad in Germany

College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BA, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments, Economics, Departments : Directory, Economics Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, International Students, Features, Student Story, Features, Study abroad, Program Pages, undergraduate degree, UMassD - Home

Bronwyn Pearson Bronwyn Pearson '24: Music education

By David James

Junior music major and incumbent pep band president gains real-world experience studying her passion

College of Visual and Performing Arts, CVPA - Home, Degree Type, BA, Departments, Art Education, Departments, College of Visual Performing Arts, Departments, Music, Departments, Student Activities, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story, Program Pages, undergraduate degree, Program Pages, bachelors, QandA

Junior accounting and finance dual major and lacrosse defender Widline Thomas Widline Thomas '24: Busy season

By David James

Double major, student-athlete, and campus leader succeeds on and off the field

Charlton College of Business, Date: Year, 2022, Departments, Accounting Finance, Departments, Charlton College of Business, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home

Stephannie Marie Vallee pictures in the amphitheater. Stephannie Marie Vallee '24: Pathway to success

By David James

Animation and game arts major with illustration and graphic design minors finds faculty support in career plan shift

College of Visual and Performing Arts, CVPA - Home, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BFA, Departments, Art Design, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home

Cade Hanley '24, poses at the hockey team's media shoot before the 2022-23 season. Cade Hanley '24: Artist-Student-Athlete

By David James

Montana native, art education major, and captain of the Corsair hockey team calls UMassD the perfect fit

Athletics, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Date: Year, 2023, Departments, Art Education, Departments, Athletics, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story, Program Pages, undergraduate degree, Program Pages, bachelors

Adriana Lebreault carries a Dominican Republic flag at commencement Adriana Lebreault '23: Overcoming adversity

By David James

First-generation and independent student finds community and support system at UMassD

Admissions, Charlton College of Business, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BS, Departments, Charlton College of Business, Departments, Frederick Douglass Unity House, Departments, Management Marketing, Departments, Student Activities, Departments : Directory, Leduc Center, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Student Story, Program Pages, undergraduate degree, Program Pages, bachelors, QandA, Charlton College of Business - Home

SMAST student Elizabeth Ells on her boat Elizabeth Ells '23: Supporting healthy ecosystems in coastal communities

By Kelsey E Healey

PhD candidate Elizabeth Ells studies water quality on Cape Cod and the SouthCoast.

Degree Type, PhD, Departments, SMAST Estuarine Ocean Sciences, Features, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, School for Marine Science and Technology, SMAST - Home, Women in STEM

Student portrait in Library Living Room Trinity Faith Esposito '23: Stories behind her patients

By Debbie Hazian

Honors College nursing major wrote a booklet of stories about her clinical experiences with patients

College of Nursing & Health Sciences, College of Nursing - Home, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BS, Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, Student Story

Mechanical engineering student and ISSA founder Farnaz Feyli in the library Meet the UMassD Iranian Students and Scholars Association

By Kelsey E Healey

The Iranian Students and Scholars Association (ISSA) is building cross-cultural connections at UMassD.

Date: Year, 2023, Departments, International Student Scholar Center, Departments, Student Activities, Features, Features, International Students, Features, Clubs and Orgs, Graduate Studies, UMassD - Home

Near Ring of Kerry, Ireland Study abroad in Ireland offers enriching experience for UMass Law students

By Debbie Hazian

Recent UMass Law graduates Riana Yaman and Augustus Duncan spent a semester at the University of Limerick School of Law in Ireland

Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, JD, Departments, Law School, Features, Study abroad, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Juan Gutierrez Bravo with IMS poster Juan Gutierrez Bravo '24: On the frontier of science

By Kelsey E Healey

Marine Science and Technology student Juan Gutierrez Bravo conducts research at sea, studying oxygen minimum zones in different parts of the world.

Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, MS, Departments, SMAST Estuarine Ocean Sciences, Departments : Directory, Estuarine and Ocean Sciences Dept, Features, Features, International Students, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, Research, School for Marine Science and Technology, SMAST - Home

Bioengineering student Jackie Horgan standing in Textiles hallway Jacqueline Horgan '23, '24: A multi-talented engineer

By Kelsey E Healey

Jacqueline Horgan is a bioengineer, cheerleading captain, volunteer tutor, and Honors College student.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BS/MS, Departments, Athletics, Departments, Bioengineering, Departments : Directory, Bioengineering Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home

Map graphic showing where UMass Dartmouth students studied abroad in the 2022-23 academic year UMassD students' studies abroad

By David James

Sixty-seven students visited 15 countries, four continents, and the North Pole during 2022-23 academic year

Admissions, Charlton College of Business, College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2023, Departments, Charlton College of Business, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Features, Features, Student Story, Features, Study abroad, School for Marine Science and Technology, SMAST - Home, UMassD - Home, Charlton College of Business - Home

Students in the Engineering Ambassadors group standing in a row outside the library Meet the UMassD Engineering Ambassadors

By Kelsey E Healey

A new group on campus is inspiring the next generation of students to see themselves as engineers.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2023, Features, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Clubs and Orgs, UMassD - Home

Emily Brawley '23: Research presented at major nursing conference will be published in top-ranked nursing journal

By Debbie Hazian

Honors nursing major researched knowledge and use of oral contraceptives among college-aged women

College of Nursing & Health Sciences, College of Nursing - Home, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BS, Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, Student Story

Chelsee Teotonio poses at her job at Hawthorn Medical Center Chelsee Teotonio '26: Path to medical school

By David James

First-year biology major works long hours en route to medical school

College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BS, Departments, Biology, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments : Directory, Biology Dept, Features, Features, Impact, Features, Student Story, Program Pages, major, Program Pages, undergraduate degree, Program Pages, bachelors, STEM, Women in STEM

Holding flowers after Pinning Ceremony From kindergarten through nursing school, the Michaud cousins have supported each other

By Debbie Hazian

Both graduated from UMass Dartmouth’s College of Nursing & Health Sciences and will pursue separate careers in nursing

College of Nursing & Health Sciences, College of Nursing - Home, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BS, Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home

Capri McLucas moments before crossing the stage at Commencement Capri McLucas '23: A meaningful experience

By David James

Accounting and MBA 4+1 student made the most of her time on campus

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Medical Laboratory Science major Taonga Horace '23: Clinical microbiologist at Boston Children’s Hospital

By Debbie Hazian

Medical laboratory science major and native of Zambia plans to attend medical school and specialize in infectious diseases

College of Nursing & Health Sciences, College of Nursing - Home, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BS, Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences, Departments : Directory, Medical Laboratory Science Dept, Features, Commencement, Features, International Students, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home

Rousseau at UMassD Craig Rousseau ’93: A comic book artist explores his potential at UMassD

By Coryn Paradise

Renowned illustrator Rousseau left UMass Dartmouth feeling more prepared than ever to face an evolving arts industry.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, College of Visual and Performing Arts

Civil Engineering student Melody Veldorale '23 in the library Melody Veldorale '22, '23: Corsairs get dream jobs

By Kelsey E Healey

Civil and environmental engineering major Melody Veldorale '22, '23 is among the UMass Dartmouth graduates who walked across the commencement stage with a job offer already secured.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BS/MS, Departments, Career Center, Departments, Civil Environmental Engineering, Departments : Directory, Civil and Environmental Engineering Dept, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story

phd cybersecurity student gaspard baye in front of library staircase Gaspard Baye: Deep learning

By Kelsey E Healey

PhD student and campus community leader Gaspard Baye '25 came to UMass Dartmouth from Cameroon to pursue an advanced degree in cybersecurity studies.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Degree Type, PhD, Departments, Computer Information Science, Departments : Directory, Computer and Information Science Dept, Departments : Directory, Cyber Security, Features, Features, International Students, Features, Student Story, Graduate Studies, UMassD - Home

Grechel Rosado '20 at Waterfire Arts Center Grechel Rosado '20 finds home away from home at UMassD

By Coryn Paradise

From printmaking to art program management, Rosado remains inspired by her strong UMassD roots that taught her the true meaning of community.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, College of Visual and Performing Arts

Andrea Pires '23 poses in her cord and stole following her commencement Andrea Pires '23: Finding treatments

By University Marketing

Senior biology major gains valuable experience and network through undergraduate research

College of Arts and Sciences, Degree Type, BS, Departments, Biology, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments : Directory, Biology Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story, Features, Transfer Students, STEM, UMassD - Home, Women in STEM

Rahul Chaube stands outside the Charlton College of Business Rahul Chaube '23: On the forefront of tech

By David James

MSTM student credits faculty support for comprehensive education

Admissions, Charlton College of Business, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, MS, Departments, Charlton College of Business, Departments, Decision Information Sciences, Features, International Students, Features, Student Story, Graduate Studies, Program Pages, graduate degree, Program Pages, masters, QandA, STEM, Technology, UMassD - Home, Charlton College of Business - Home

Maxwell White, pictured in the Claire T. Carney Library Maxwell White '23: Leadership

By David James

Senior political science major and campus trustee will attend law school after graduation

Admissions, College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BA, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments, Political Science, Departments : Directory, Political Science Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Student Story, Program Pages, undergraduate degree, QandA, UMassD - Home

Hero of students reciting the Nightingale Pledge Nearly 100 UMass Dartmouth nursing majors receive their pins at pre-Commencement ceremony

By Debbie Hazian

After completing their early nursing studies during the pandemic, receiving their pins felt "surreal"

College of Nursing & Health Sciences, College of Nursing - Home, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BS, Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences, UMassD - Home

Chris Peter standing in front of the STEM learning lab sign Chris Peter '89, '92, '18, '23: Mission-driven

By Kelsey E Healey

Chris Peter '23, Assistant Director of the STEM Learning Lab and Biomedical Engineering & Biotechnology MS graduate is driven by passion and purpose.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2023, Departments, Academic Resource Center, Departments : Directory, Bioengineering Dept, Departments : Directory, Chemistry and Biochemistry Dept, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story, Women in STEM

Student sitting on steps in Library Illustration major Emily Fontes '23 creates a pitch deck for children's TV show for Honors College APEX project

By Debbie Hazian

Also doubled minored in Business Administration and Art History

College of Visual and Performing Arts, CVPA - Home, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BFA, Departments, Charlton College of Business, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home

christina hart standing in library Christina Hart '23: Hands-on learning

By University Marketing

Christina Hart '23 puts her engineering knowledge to work solving real-world problems.

Capstone Projects, College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BS, Departments, Mechanical Engineering, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, Internships, Features, Student Story, Scholarships

Senior history major Henrique Melo '23 pictured in the Claire T. Carney Library. Henrique Melo '23: Keys to success

By David James

Senior history major finds his stride with help of College Now program

Admissions, College Now, College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2023, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments, History, Departments : Directory, History Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home

Katherine McCormick, JD ’23 aspires to pursue justice for America’s workers

By Debbie Hazian

McCormick has taught elementary school in Bangkok and excelled in the recent ABA Client Counseling Competition

Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, JD, Departments, Law School, Features, Commencement, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Nursing major, Commencement Speaker Anne Jean '23: College Now program provided foundation for her success

By Debbie Hazian

Nursing major and Commencement Speaker hopes to open a women’s birthing center in her native country of Haiti

College Now, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, College of Nursing - Home, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BS, Departments, College Now Start Program, Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home

Kathryn Grande '23 pictured in the Claire T. Carney Library Kathryn Grande '23: Comeback Corsair

By David James

English major finds sense of confidence and success in online return to UMassD

College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BA, Degree Type, BA, BS, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments, English Communication, Departments, Online Continuing Education, Departments : Directory, English Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story, Online and Continuing Education, Program Pages, online, Program Pages, undergraduate degree, Program Pages, bachelors

Student viktoriya balabanova standing in the library Viktoriya Balabanova '23: Seizing opportunities

By Kelsey E Healey

Physics major Viktoriya Balabanova has earned multiple competitive research opportunities and compiled an impressive record of accomplishments, all while raising a family.  

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2023, Departments, Physics, Departments : Directory, Physics Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarships

Nursing major Jillian Brooke Rush ’23: A future in hospice nursing

By Debbie Hazian

Nursing student enjoys comforting and caring for patients and families in transition

College of Nursing & Health Sciences, College of Nursing - Home, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BS, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home

Kenny Duong '23 Kenny Duong '22, '23: Becoming a leader

By David James

MIS alumnus and MSTM student is well-positioned for a career as a leader

Charlton College of Business, Date: Year, 2022, Departments, Charlton College of Business, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Graduate, Features, Student Story, Graduate Studies, Program Pages, 4+1, Accelerated, Program Pages, graduate degree, Program Pages, undergraduate degree, UMassD - Home

Emily Dillan, JD ’23: Pursuing justice for survivors of domestic violence

By Debbie Hazian

Cause is a personal one for Dillan, who says “every survivor’s justice is my own”

Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, JD, Departments, Law School, Features, Commencement, School of Law, School of Law - Home, UMassD - Home

UMass Law’s Janay Davidson, JD candidate '23 is ready for work as a New York City public defender

By Debbie Hazian

UMass Law experiences prepared Davidson for litigation position after graduation

Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, JD, Departments, Law School Immigration Clinic, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story, School of Law, School of Law - Home, UMassD - Home

student john lucas guimaraes in the library John Lucas Guimaraes '23: Engineering a more inclusive world

By Kelsey E Healey

Civil engineering student Joao “John” Lucas Coelho Guimaraes is a leader with a passion for public service.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BS, Departments, Civil Environmental Engineering, Departments, Student Activities, Departments : Directory, Civil and Environmental Engineering Dept, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, Features, Student Story, STEM, UMassD - Home

Sports. Entertainment, and Art Law Club Sports, Entertainment, and Art Law Club aims to expose UMass Law students to growing areas of law

By Debbie Hazian

Club grows due to popular class taught by pioneering professor in the field

Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, Graduate Certificate, Degree Type, JD, Departments, Law School, Features, Clubs and Orgs, School of Law, School of Law - Home

UMassD alum Peter de Silva '84 Peter de Silva '84 shares leadership lessons

By Alumni Relations

After a 35-year career in financial services, de Silva shares his guiding principles in his book, "Taking Stock"

Alumni, Alumni - Home, Charlton College of Business

Portrait for Commencement story Tajaun Francis '23: Growing his passion for pathology and lab medicine

By University Marketing

Following an internship at the Mayo Clinic, MLS major fosters his confidence and leadership

College of Nursing - Home, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BS, Departments : Directory, Medical Laboratory Science Dept, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, Features, Student Story, News and Public Information

student lucy mcginnis against red and orange wall Luca McGinnis '23: Fishing for answers

By Kelsey E Healey

Luca McGinnis ‘23 is a graduate student and researcher motivated by a love of the ocean and a desire to make a difference.

Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, MS, Departments, SMAST Fisheries Oceanography, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, Graduate Studies, School for Marine Science and Technology, SMAST - Home, UMassD - Home

MPWC student Ghenwa Elkhoury Ghenwa Elkhoury '21, '23: Plain language

By David James

Lebanese transfer student overcomes adversity and completes two degrees in four years

Admissions, College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, MA, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments, English Communication, Departments : Directory, English Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Graduate, Features, International Students, Features, Internships, Features, Student Story, Features, Transfer Students, Graduate Studies, Program Pages, graduate degree, Program Pages, masters, QandA

Patrick Pasteris Patrick Pasteris '16, '24: Daring to be a disruptor

By Kelsey E Healey

Patrick Pasteris is disrupting the ocean tech market while creating meaningful learning opportunities for younger students.

College of Engineering, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, MS, Departments, Mechanical Engineering, Features, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, Research, School for Marine Science and Technology, SMAST - Home, Technology

The Charlton Women in Business Logo The Charlton Women in Business

By David James

Student-run club prompts networking for the advancement of women in the workplace

Charlton College of Business, Date: Year, 2023, Departments, Charlton College of Business, Features, Features, Student Story, Features, Clubs and Orgs, UMassD - Home, Women in STEM, Charlton College of Business - Home

Mckenzie Ferrari '23 outdoors at UMassD Mckenzie Ferrari '23:  Reaching for the (exploding) stars

By Kelsey E Healey

Physics major Mckenzie Ferrari is poised to join the next generation of leaders in astrophysics research.

Athletics, College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Departments, Physics, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, Office of Undergraduate Research, Research, Scholarships, UMassD - Home, Women in STEM

student logan cabral against red wall backdrop Catching Up with Logan Cabral '22, '23

By Kelsey E Healey

Logan Cabral, a member of UMass Dartmouth’s first Physics BS/MS cohort, says UMassD gave him every tool he needed to reach even the most ambitious goals.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2023, Departments, Physics, Features, Commencement, Features, Graduate, Features, Internships, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, Graduate Studies, Research

Senior marketing major Jess Buchanan Jess Buchanan '23: Gaining confidence

By David James

Senior marketing major credits on-campus job in developing business acumen

Charlton College of Business, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BS, Departments, Charlton College of Business, Departments, Management Marketing, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, Features, Student Story, Program Pages, undergraduate degree, UMassD - Home

Senior Interior Architecture & Design major Kassidey Star Kassidey Star '23: An award-winning designer

By David James

Senior interior architecture and design major believes she was meant for IAD program

College of Visual and Performing Arts, CVPA - Home, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BS, Departments, Art Design, Departments, College of Visual Performing Arts, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, Features, Student Story, Features, Transfer Students, Program Pages, major, Program Pages, undergraduate degree, UMassD - Home

Health & Society major Gabriel Johnson pictured in the amphitheater Gabriel Johnson '24: Making a difference

By David James

Health & society major finds passion working towards a future that benefits all

Date: Year, 2023, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments, Labor Education Center, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Student Story, Program Pages, undergraduate degree

Maggie McCafferty Field Hockey headshot Maggie McCafferty '24, '25 reflects on the impact of scholarship support

By Kelsey E Healey

Bioengineering major, student-athlete, and scholarship recipient Maggie McCafferty found UMass Dartmouth to be her perfect fit.

Athletics, College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BS/MS, Departments, Bioengineering, Features, Features, Student Story, Scholarships, Women in STEM

Adam Horowitz pictured pitching against Bridgewater State University. Adam Horowitz '23: A dream internship

By David James

Senior marketing major and baseball player confirms passion for coaching in Cape Cod League internship

Athletics, Charlton College of Business, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BS, Departments, Athletics, Departments, Charlton College of Business, Departments, Management Marketing, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, Features, Student Story, Program Pages, undergraduate degree

Computer Science Student Cameron McAlpine '23 standing in front of the SENG building sign Cameron McAlpine '23: Embracing leadership opportunities

By Kelsey E Healey

Computer Science major Cameron McAlpine says that getting involved on campus opened up a world of possibilities for him. Now, he looks ahead to what’s possible in robotics and artificial intelligence.

College of Engineering, Date: Year, 2023, Departments, Computer Information Science, Departments, Student Activities, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, Student Story

Kristen Sethares enjoys interdisciplinary collaboration of teaching in the Honors College

By Debbie Hazian

College of Nursing & Health Sciences professor is teaching two Honors classes in addition to nursing PhD courses

College of Nursing - Home, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BS, Faculty, Features, Features, Honors College

Senior art history major Kayla Rausch '23 pictured in the Claire T. Carney Library Kayla Rausch '23: Practical experiences

By David James

Senior art history major grows personally and professionally through research

College of Visual and Performing Arts, CVPA - Home, Departments, College of Visual Performing Arts, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story, Office of Undergraduate Research, Research, UMassD - Home

Jonathan Sheroff pictured in new lab coat and scrubs Jonathan Sheroff '20: Poli Sci to Physician Assistant

By David James

Pre-Health Postbaccalaureate Certificate alum enters PA school ready for career change

Alumni, Alumni - Home, College of Arts and Sciences, Degree Type, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate (PBC), Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Features

Fred Lebow Sharing the value of education

By University Advancement

Fred Lebow ’67 leaves a legacy for College of Engineering students inspired by his passion for learning

Alumni, Alumni - Home, Features, Donors, Features, Impact, Giving, Endowment

Widline Thomas Performing at their peak

By University Advancement

At Tripp Athletic Center, there’s a powerful laboratory of education, community, and physical performance, where UMass Dartmouth’s student-athletes develop the skills to become not just accomplished runners, basketball players, or football players, but high-performing citizens.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, Features, Features, Donors, Features, Impact, Giving

Bloomberg Terminals in the Charlton College of Business CCB is trending up

By University Advancement

A focus on what’s needed to ensure student success powered a recent climb by the Charlton College of Business on the U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of Best Undergraduate Business Programs

Alumni, Alumni - Home, Charlton College of Business, Features, Donors, Features, Impact, Giving

Joshua Keith pictured in the Claire T. Carney Library Joshua Keith '23, '24: Getting involved

By David James

Transfer accounting major and MBA student opens doors for himself through involvement in campus clubs and jobs

Charlton College of Business, Date: Year, 2023, Date: Year, 2024, Degree Type, BS, Degree Type, BS, BS/MBA, Degree Type, MBA, Departments, Charlton College of Business, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Graduate, Features, Internships, Features, Student Story, Features, Transfer Students, Graduate Studies, Program Pages, 4+1, Accelerated, Program Pages, graduate degree, Program Pages, undergraduate degree, UMassD - Home

Shayne Velho, Senior Chemistry major from Westport, MA Shayne Velho '23: Unlimited possibilities

By David James

Senior chemistry major gains valuable experience as undergraduate research assistant

College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2023, Degree Type, BS, Departments, Chemistry Biochemistry, Departments : Directory, Chemistry and Biochemistry Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story, Office of Undergraduate Research, Research, STEM, UMassD - Home

UMass Officials posing Ten years of pursing justice

By University Advancement

The newly renovated Arc of Justice Atrium at UMass Dartmouth's School of Law honors Chancellor Emerita Jean MacCormack, the late Margaret “MarDee” Xifaras, MBA ’78, and all those who worked to create an excellent, inclusive, and affordable public law school.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, Features, Donors, Features, Impact, Giving

UMassD student Kyle Furtado Guided by goals, fueled by ambition

By University Advancement

Kyle Furtado ’23 is a student, a scholar, a teacher, an advisor, a technology coordinator, a web designer, and a software engineer intern. In a word, he is ambitious.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, Departments, Computer Information Science, Features, Features, Donors, Features, Impact, Giving, Scholarships, UMassD - Home, Endowment

individuals standing on stairway Protecting coastal ecosystems starts at UMassD

By University Advancement

When Mike Joyce’s team at PrimaLoft, Inc. needed a way to test its new biodegradable, recycled insulation and fabric, he knew just where to turn—UMass Dartmouth, his alma mater and an institution that has been on the cutting edge of textile technology since 1895.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, Features, Donors, Features, Impact, Giving

Students sitting and standing at desk in law library UMass Law clinic boosts local communities by assisting nonprofits and small businesses

By Debbie Hazian

Students in the Community Development Clinic gain practical experience through their client interactions with “innovators and changemakers”

Date: Year, 2022, Degree Type, JD, Departments, Law School, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Head shot with blue and pink background Gamaliel Daffeed Janvier '23: Internship at PricewaterhouseCoopers led to job offer

By Debbie Hazian

Honors College graduate and Chancellor’s List scholar hopes to create more opportunities in his native Haiti

Charlton College of Business, Date: Year, 2022, Degree Type, BS, Departments, Mathematics, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, International Students, Features, Student Story

Students perform in the Pep Band at a 2022 Football game The Corsair Athletic Band

By David James

Students start, run pep band for campus events

Athletics, College of Visual and Performing Arts, CVPA - Home, Date: Year, 2022, Departments, College of Visual Performing Arts, Departments, Music, Departments, Student Activities, Departments : Directory, Music Dept, Features, Features, Student Story, Features, Clubs and Orgs, UMassD - Home

Students and faculty standing in front of a waterfall Bridging the Atlantic builds ties in community health between nursing students and faculty at UMassD and the Azores

By Debbie Hazian

A new group begins planning for the 2023 exchange that will focus on the impact of the global food crisis

College of Nursing - Home, Date: Year, 2022, Degree Type, BS, Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences, UMassD - Home

Evan Grant, senior graphic design major Evan Grant '23: Using creativity to solve problems

By David James

Senior graphic design major develops experience in the classroom, research, and the field

College of Visual and Performing Arts, CVPA - Home, Date: Year, 2022, Degree Type, BFA, Departments, Art Design, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story, Office of Undergraduate Research, Program Pages, undergraduate degree, Program Pages, bachelors, UMassD - Home

Law student standing up at graduation ceremony Raven Francomano, JD ’22 honored by MA Supreme Judicial Court for pro bono legal services to the arts

By Debbie Hazian

She is one of only two MA law students to receive the Adams Pro Bono Publico Award during the National Celebration of Pro Bono

Date: Year, 2022, Degree Type, JD, Departments, Law School, News and Public Information, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Nic Higgins, MBA student at UMass Dartmouth Nic Higgins '21, '23: Helping others for a living

By David James

MBA student finds his passion for connecting job seekers to careers

Charlton College of Business, Date: Year, 2022, Degree Type, MBA, Departments, Charlton College of Business, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Graduate, Features, Internships, Features, Student Story, Graduate Studies, Program Pages, graduate degree, Program Pages, undergraduate degree, UMassD - Home

Presented to Ayyappan Rajesh at DEFCON DEFCON international cybersecurity conference fulfills a dream for Ayyappan Rajesh ’24

By Debbie Hazian

Computer engineering major exposed security vulnerabilities in vehicles at Car Hacking Village presentation attended by senior U.S. government officials

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2022, Degree Type, BS, Departments, Electrical Computer Engineering, Departments : Directory, Cyber Security, Features, STEM, UMassD - Home

Daniela Tishchenko '23, Interior Architecture & Design major, sits on the stairs of the Claire T. Carney Library Daniela Tishchenko '23: Invaluable experience

By David James

Senior interior architecture and design major boasts extensive internship, service-learning, and club experience

College of Visual and Performing Arts, CVPA - Home, Date: Year, 2022, Departments, Art Design, Departments, College of Visual Performing Arts, Departments : Directory, Art and Design Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home

UMass Law Assistant Professor Roni Amit (left) and Professor Hillary Farber and law students Isabel Gonzalez and Carolina Eschavarria visited Joint Base Cape Cod to assist migrants. UMass Law faculty and students head to Joint Base Cape Cod to assist migrants

By Debbie Hazian

UMass Law joined local and state agencies in a quick, coordinated response to help those in need

Date: Year, 2022, Degree Type, JD, Departments, Law School, Faculty, News and Public Information, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Alanna Levy and Natalie Peters, JD Internships provide real-world experiences in public interest law for UMass Law students

By Debbie Hazian

Interns work on MA housing crisis, legislation and public policy, and access to higher education for those with intellectual disabilities

Date: Year, 2022, Degree Type, JD, Departments, Law School, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Paige Riley '23, nursing major and Spanish minor, sits on the stairs of the Claire T. Carney Library Paige Riley '23: Twice the opportunities

By David James

Nursing major complements her healthcare skillset with a minor in Spanish

College of Arts and Sciences, College of Nursing - Home, Date: Year, 2022, Departments, Global Languages and Cultures, Departments : Directory, Global Languages and Cultures Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home

Sandy McConnell with her dog Homer Sandy McConnell '97: Canine Corsair trainer

By David James

Veteran, entrepreneur, and Charlton College of Business alum teaches dogs to positively impact human lives

Alumni, Alumni - Home, Charlton College of Business, Date: Year, 2022, Departments, Charlton College of Business, Features, UMassD - Home

Efe Oboh-Idahosa pictured in the Claire T. Carney Library Efe Oboh-Idahosa '23: Interning for the U.S. Senate

By David James

Political science major completes highly coveted internship in M.A. Senator Elizabeth Warren's office

College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2022, Degree Type, BA, BS, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments, Liberal Arts, Departments, Political Science, Departments : Directory, Political Science Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, Internships, Features, Student Story, Program Pages, undergraduate degree, QandA, UMassD - Home

UMass Law welcomes incoming Class of 2025 and records sixth consecutive year of enrollment growth

By Debbie Hazian

Class is the strongest in the school’s history based on GPAs and LSAT scores

Date: Year, 2022, Degree Type, JD, Departments, Law School, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Assistant Professor of Law New faculty and staff join UMass Law with strong teaching, research, and career experience

By Debbie Hazian

Erica Sylvia '15, JD ‘17 returns to UMass Law as assistant director of bar success

Date: Year, 2022, Degree Type, JD, Departments, Law School, Departments, Law School Faculty, School of Law, School of Law, School of Law Faculty, School of Law - Home

Students return to UMassD after summer study abroad

By University Marketing

Seven students recount their experiences in Germany, Italy, Portugal, and Spain

Charlton College of Business, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Date: Year, 2022, Features, Features, Student Story, Features, Study abroad, UMassD - Home

Mekhi Geter smiles after a 42-16 New England Bowl win over Alfred State College Mekhi Geter '22: Soldier-student-athlete

By David James

Senior crime and justice studies major, National Guard soldier, and two-time captain of the UMassD football team

Athletics, College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2022, Departments, Athletics, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments, Crime Justice Studies, Departments : Directory, Crime and Justice Studies Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home

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

By Alumni Relations

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

Alumni, Alumni - Home, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Degree Type, BFA, Departments, Fine Arts

Marc Conforto and Emily Dillan '23 outside court The Human Rights at Home Clinic addresses critical legal issues through a human rights lens

By Debbie Hazian

UMass law students work with underrepresented groups while gaining practical experience

Date: Year, 2022, Degree Type, JD, Departments, Law School, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Stephanie Chenard '19, '20, '22 Stephanie Chenard '19, '20, '22: Writing your own story

By David James

Psychology BA, MA, and Master of Teaching student earns three degrees in her forties

Alumni, Alumni - Home, College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2022, Degree Type, BA/MA, Degree Type, MAT, Departments, Psychology, Departments : Directory, Psychology Dept, Features, Features, Graduate, Features, Student Story, Graduate Studies, Program Pages, 4+1, Accelerated, Program Pages, 4+1 BA/BS-MAT, Program Pages, graduate degree, Program Pages, masters, UMassD - Home

Collecting specimens on rocks Honors biology majors present undergraduate research at national ecology conference

By Debbie Hazian

Professor Michael Sheriff leads student research projects that provide early evidence linking risk-induced trait responses to species’ survival during predator exposure

College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2022, Degree Type, BS, Departments, Biology, Features, Honors College, Features, Student Research, Research

Jack Sullivan Jack Sullivan '23 wins thesis competition

By College of Engineering

Physics major earns top prize in the recent undergraduate Three-Minute Thesis Competition.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Features, Features, Honors College, Office of Undergraduate Research, STEM, UMassD - Home

Sal Balkus Salvador Balkus '22: A data-driven mindset

By College of Engineering

The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship recipient discusses gaining the computational skills and independent scholarly thinking necessary to excel in his field of choice.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2022, Departments : Directory, Data Science Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Office of Undergraduate Research, UMassD - Home

Logan Ward '22, senior illustration major Logan Ward '22: Finding support

By David James

Senior illustration major in the College of Visual and Performing Arts

College of Visual and Performing Arts, CVPA - Home, Date: Year, 2022, Departments, College of Visual Performing Arts, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home

UMass Law Katelyn Fisher, JD '22: At the intersection of law and science

By Debbie Hazian

Lead Editor for UMass Law Review and intern at the MA Supreme Judicial Court plans a career in health law

Date: Year, 2022, Degree Type, JD, Departments, Law School, Features, Commencement, School of Law, School of Law - Home, UMassD - Home

Carissa Keung Carissa Keung ’22: Committed to service

By College of Engineering

As a bioengineering major, Carissa plans to use the knowledge she gained to help create a better living environment in her community.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Features, Features, Commencement, STEM, UMassD - Home, Women in STEM

Logan Cabral Logan Cabral '22: The UMassD community

By College of Engineering

Logan, a physics major who transferred from Bristol Community College, talks about UMassD's nurturing community, faculty mentorship, & peer-to-peer academic support.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2022, Features, Features, Commencement

Antz Lee Francois Antz-Lee Francois '22: Preparing to lead

By College of Engineering

Engaging in research activities, pursuing leadership roles, & gaining real-world experience are just a few of the ways Francois chose to set the course for his career path.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2022, Departments, Frederick Douglass Unity House, Features, Black History

Busola Awobode '22, English major and Philosophy minor Busola Awobode '22: Seizing opportunities

By David James

Senior English major and philosophy minor in the College of Arts and Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2022, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments, English Communication, Departments, Frederick Douglass Unity House, Departments, Multiliteracy Communication Center, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, Internships, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home

Medical Laboratory Science Jacob Athamni ’22: Medical detective plans to work in infectious disease control

By Debbie Hazian

Medical Laboratory Science major will work at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center after graduation

College of Nursing - Home, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Date: Year, 2022, Degree Type, BS, Features, Commencement, UMassD - Home

Isabella Di Bona Isabella Di Bona '22: Engineered for success

By College of Engineering

Isabella discusses the added value of conducting research and working as a lab assistant.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2022, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Transfer Students, STEM, UMassD - Home, Women in STEM

Guy Caseneuve Guy Caseneuve '22: Inventing his future

By College of Engineering

An academically rich program, a strong sense of community, & affordability led Guy to apply to UMassD as a first step toward building his dream career in the field of computer science.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2022, Features, Features, Commencement, UMassD - Home

Christopher Gravelle Christopher Gravelle '22: Why he chose UMassD

By College of Engineering

The electrical and computer engineering major talks about how his professors, mentors, & peers helped him find a strong sense of community.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2022, Degree Type, BS, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Transfer Students

Elizabeth Blom Elizabeth Blom '23: Choosing to double major

By College of Engineering

Elizabeth talks about why UMassD is the right choice for her, how she decided on her majors, & what she loves most about her educational experience.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Features, Features, Transfer Students, STEM, UMassD - Home, Women in STEM

Stephanie Teixeira ’22: Nursing major and student leader

By Debbie Hazian

First-generation college student has excelled in academics and leadership and is grateful for the "village" of supporters who played a role in her success

College of Nursing - Home, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Date: Year, 2022, Degree Type, BS, Departments, Frederick Douglass Unity House, Features, Commencement, Features, Leadership & Service

Rohan Kirlew is a crime and justice studies major from Falmouth, MA Rohan Kirlew '22: Opening my eyes

By David James

Senior crime and justice studies major in the College of Arts and Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2022, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments, Crime Justice Studies, Departments : Directory, Crime and Justice Studies Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story

Psychology major Christopher McGuire '22: Honors College psychology major will pursue doctorate in clinical psychology

By Debbie Hazian

McGuire has interned with Samaritans SouthCoast in suicide prevention and will graduate with a pre-professional certificate in mental health

College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2022, Degree Type, BA, Departments, Psychology, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College

Commencement story, nursing major Chelsey Silva '22: From the Air National Guard to the Honors College

By Debbie Hazian

A six-year member of the MA Air National Guard, nursing major Chelsey Silva plans to work as a travel nurse

College of Nursing - Home, Date: Year, 2022, Degree Type, BS, Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College

Kiki Bekkum '22, Psychology major from Hana, Hawaii Kiki Bekkum '22: Helping others

By David James

Senior psychology and health and society dual-major and aging and health minor from Hana, Hawaii

College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2022, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments, Psychology, Departments : Directory, Leduc Center, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story

Mary Roberts, Class of 2022, Photography Major Mary Roberts '22: Building a community

By David James

Senior photography major and art history minor from Springfield, MA

College of Visual and Performing Arts, CVPA - Home, Date: Year, 2022, Departments, College of Visual Performing Arts, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story

Neeharika Verma Neeharika Verma '22: Studying at SMAST

By School for Maine Science and Technology (SMAST)

Neeharika talks about the value of her research and leadership experiences as a marine science graduate student.

Date: Year, 2022, Features, Features, Commencement, School for Marine Science and Technology, SMAST - Home, STEM, Women in STEM

O'Dwyer and his unit in the Irish Naval Reserve Student Veteran Spotlight: Seán O’Dwyer ’23

By James Miceli

Seán O’Dwyer ’23, Irish Naval Reservist and University of Limerick (Ireland) student studying abroad at UMassD, discusses his time here in the United States.

Charlton College of Business, Departments, Veterans Affairs, Features, International Students, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Student Story, Features, Study abroad

ErsenS Joseph Ersen'S Joseph '22: Intertwining mechanical engineering & oceanography

By College of Engineering

Ersen'S discusses working on research at SMAST, interning with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, & coiling his mechanical engineering background with marine science as part of his career trajectory.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2022, Features, Features, Commencement, School for Marine Science and Technology, UMassD - Home

Standing on lawn in lab coat with stethoscope Mark Gregg '22: U.S. Navy Nurse Corps

By Debbie Hazian

On active duty with the U.S. Navy, Hospital Corpsman First Class Mark Gregg '22 will be commissioned in the Navy Nurse Corps upon graduation

College of Nursing - Home, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Date: Year, 2022, Degree Type, BS, Features, Commencement

Breana Thibodeaux Breana Thibodeaux '22: Real-world experience

By College of Engineering

A senior capstone project led Breana to discover her interest in conducting research for the treatment of cancer.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2022, Features, STEM, Women in STEM

Anael Laguerre '22: Stepping out of my comfort zone

By David James

Senior marketing major in the Charlton College of Business

Charlton College of Business, Date: Year, 2022, Departments, Charlton College of Business, Departments, Management Marketing, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home

Rylee Gant Rylee Gant '22: Finding her niche

By College of Engineering

Rylee, an electrical engineering major, lands a position with the Naval Undersea Warfare Center.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2022, Features, Features, Transfer Students, STEM, UMassD - Home, Women in STEM

Michaela Arruda '22, Art and Design Major Michaela Arruda '22: A socially engaged artist

By David James

Senior art and design major and art history minor with a concentration in graphic design

College of Visual and Performing Arts, CVPA - Home, Date: Year, 2022, Departments, Art Design, Departments, Art History, Departments, Art History / Design, Departments, College of Visual Performing Arts, Departments, Design, Departments : Directory, Art and Design Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home

Evans Kussi Evans Kussi '22: Prepared for success

By College of Engineering

Evans, a civil engineering major, talks about how developing leadership, teamwork, communication, and problem-solving skills helped to prepare him for career success.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2022, Features, Features, Transfer Students, UMassD - Home

Kayle Williams in the Galápagos Islands Kayle Williams '22: A biology major's dream

By David James

Senior biology major and sustainability minor with a concentration in Ecology and Evolution

College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2022, Departments, Biology, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments, International Programs Office, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, Features, Student Story, Features, Study abroad, Research, UMassD - Home

Jack McDonald Jack McDonald '22: Choosing physics

By College of Engineering

The option to study physics, pursue sports, & commute to campus makes UMassD Jack's ideal choice.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2022, Features, Features, Commencement, UMassD - Home

Stephanie DeCarvalho Stephanie DeCarvalho: Benefiting from mentorship

By College of Engineering

A faculty-guided research project led Stephanie, a mechanical engineering major, to an MA Space Grant through MIT and invitations to participate in academic conferences.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2022, Features, Women in STEM

College Now students A day to make a difference

By Alumni Relations

Annual day of giving makes a direct impact on UMassD students, programs, athletic teams, and more

Features, Donors, Giving

Nancy Holt (American 1938-2014) Spinwinder 1991) at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Photograph: Chris Diani, 2021. New interpretations of art

By Alumni Relations

Nancy Holt’s multimedia art comes alive at UMassD

Features, Donors, Features, Impact, Giving

Computer with Corsair Network home page A unique way to make an impact through the Corsair Network

By Alumni Relations

The Corsair Network develops mentorships between alumni and students

Alumni, Alumni - Home, Features, Donors, Giving

Recipients of the Women in Defense scholarship Supporting Women in Science & Engineering

By Alumni Relations

Alumni and defense industry professional join forces to support female science and engineering students

Alumni, Alumni - Home, Features, Donors, Features, Impact, Giving

saheedat o bello Saheedat Bello '22: Student leader & mentor

By College of Engineering

Saheedat, a computer science major, shares how networking and leadership roles have helped her flourish academically as well as professionally.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2022, Features, Features, Commencement, Women in STEM

Chris Norton '22 Student Veteran Spotlight: Chris Norton '24 - Aviation to Angstroms

By James Miceli

Coast Guard veteran Chris Norton '24 discusses his military service, transition, and time here at UMassD.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Departments, Electrical Computer Engineering, Departments, Veterans Affairs, UMassD - Home

UMass Law 3L Norbert Mongeon transitions from 35-year arts management career to immigration law

By Debbie Hazian

Former administrator at the Providence Performing Arts Center hopes to help immigrants live the American Dream

Date: Year, 2022, Degree Type, JD, Departments, Law School, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Alexa Van Voorhis Alexa Van Voorhis '22, '23: Motivated by more

By College of Engineering

Alexa, a bioengineering major, shares how participating in extracurricular activities has prepared her for a bright future.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2022, Features, Features, Commencement, Office of Undergraduate Research, UMassD - Home

Charlemya Erasme B.S. '18, M.S. '20 Charlemya Erasme B.S. '18, M.S. '20: Asking Questions

By David James

Two-time UMassD alum Charlemya Erasme is off to an impactful, moral, and successful start to her career.

Alumni, College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2022, Departments, Biology, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Features, Features, Internships, Women in STEM

Marcus Azor, Class of 2022 Marcus Azor '22: Hard work pays off

By David James

Senior Management Information Systems major and captain of the men’s basketball team.

Athletics, Charlton College of Business, Date: Year, 2022, Departments, Charlton College of Business, Features, Features, Commencement, UMassD - Home

McKenzie Ferrari Physics major to present at Council on Undergraduate Research event

By College of Engineering

McKenzie Ferrari is one of 60 students selected nationwide to participate in the Council on Undergraduate Research "Posters on the Hill" event in April.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Features, Features, Student Research, Office of Undergraduate Research, STEM, UMassD - Home, Women in STEM

Raena Gaston Raena Gaston ’25: The art of communication

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Raena discusses how participating in leadership activities has enhanced her public speaking skills.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2022, Degree Type, BS, Features, UMassD - Home, Women in STEM

Efe Oboh-Idahosa pictured in the Claire T. Carney Library Honors College student creates campus program that advocates for others

By Debbie Hazian

Efe Oboh-Idahosa ‘23 is majoring in political science with a pre-law concentration, minoring in black studies, and plans to attend law school

College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2022, Departments, Political Science, Features, Black History, Features, Honors College

Abigail Keith lab portrait Abigail Keith '20: Electrical engineer 2 at Raytheon

By Adrienne N. Wartts

As an electrical and computer engineering major, Abigail worked alongside her faculty mentor in the research lab where she demonstrated that dolphin-inspired algorithms are faster on average than other common search algorithms when searching for difficult to detect objects.

College of Engineering - Home, Departments, College of Engineering, Features, STEM, UMassD - Home, Women in STEM

Edward Lundy, uploaded 3/15/22 Edward Lundy '22: On the right track

By David James

Senior marketing major, management minor, class president, track and field captain, and student-employee is well-prepared for life after graduation

Athletics, Charlton College of Business, Date: Year, 2022, Departments, Charlton College of Business, Departments, Management Marketing, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home

Taylor Walsh Taylor Walsh '21: Optimism leads to success

By Adrienne N. Wartts

The “Track Rookie of the Year “shares how serving as captain of the UMassD Cross Country and Track teams helped her realize she can accomplish any goal or dream, despite the global pandemic.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2021, Degree Type, BA, BS, Departments, Athletics, Departments : Directory, Bioengineering Dept, Features, Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Student Story, Women in STEM

Sarah Dulac '21: The value of role models

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Sarah talks about the "aha! moment" that led her to discover her passion in the male-dominated field of mechanical engineering & the role models who’ve mentored her during her time as a student at UMass Dartmouth.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2021, Departments, Mechanical Engineering, Features, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, Women in STEM

Walk to the Hill 2020 - 850x480 For the fourth consecutive year, UMass Law wins award for civil legal aid advocacy in Talk to the Hill

By Debbie Hazian

Equal Justice Coalition recognizes the exceptional participation of the law school as UMass Law participates for the seventh year

Departments, Law School, School of Law, School of Law - Home

mike coute with tautog Mike Coute: A pathway to career success

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Mike Coute talks about how earning an undergraduate degree at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy and a master’s degree at the School for Marine Science & Technology has prepared him to succeed in New England's burgeoning field of offshore wind development.

Date: Year, 2022, Features, Features, Graduate, Features, Student Research, Program Pages, masters, School for Marine Science and Technology

Matt Mrazik Matt Mrazik '20: Concentrating on game design

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Matt's game for visually impaired individuals highlights a novel approach to accessibility in game development

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2022, Degree Type, BS, Degree Type, BS/MS, Degree Type, Features, Features, Student Story, Program Pages, graduate degree, Program Pages, undergraduate degree, UMassD - Home

Charlens Beneche (Biology, '18) Charlens Beneche '18: From Dartmouth to the Department of Public Health

By David James

Former Biology major now plays critical role surveilling Covid-19 and its impact on public health

Alumni, College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2022, Departments, Biology, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Features

Jayden Betances '22: Expanding your pathways

By David James

Senior management major gained income, credit, and experience in his real estate internship

Charlton College of Business, Date: Year, 2022, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, Features, Student Story

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

By Alumni Relations

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

Alumni, Alumni - Home, College of Engineering, STEM

Giovana Silveira '21: Adaptability

By David James

Recent Charlton College of Business grad thrives in ever-changing environments

Charlton College of Business, Date: Year, 2021, Departments, Charlton College of Business, Departments, Management Marketing, Departments : Directory, Leduc Center, Features, Features, Internships, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home

Osama Aljarrah Osama Aljarrah '21: Choosing a concentration

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Osama, who recently earned his PhD, talks about the value of pursuing the industrial and systems engineering concentration as part of the College of Engineering's engineering and applied science program.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2021, Degree Type, PhD, Features, Features, Graduate, Graduate Studies, Program Pages, concentration, STEM, UMassD - Home

Director of the Honors College As she leads the UMass Dartmouth Honors College, Professor Amy Shapiro loves creating opportunities for highly-motivated students

By Debbie Hazian

Psychology scholar served as associate and interim dean of the College of Arts & Sciences and has been a faculty member for nearly 30 years

Features, Honors College

Narcisse Kunda '22: A natural leader

By David James

Between two majors, eight clubs, and six jobs and internships, Narcisse Kunda has made the most of his college experience.

Charlton College of Business, Date: Year, 2021, Departments, Management Marketing, Departments, Student Activities, Departments : Directory, Leduc Center, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home

Diego Marroquin portrait Diego Marroquin '21: A resource to his community

By David James

Senior biology major Diego Marroquin is a catalyst for economic, social, and cultural transformation by volunteering his time, experiences, knowledge, and passion to communities that need it most.

College of Arts and Sciences, Date: Year, 2021, Departments, Biology, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments : Directory, Biology Dept, Departments : Directory, Leduc Center, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Impact, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Student Story, STEM, UMassD - Home

Alexander Thibedeau '22: Bringing professional experience to the classroom

By David James

Senior Computer Science Major Sergeant Alexander Thibedeau discusses changing career paths, life at UMassD, and helping other veterans feel welcome on campus

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2021, Departments, Computer Information Science, Departments, Student Affairs, Departments, Veterans Affairs, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story, STEM, UMassD - Home

Suemy Moreira College welcomes new academic advisor

By College of Engineering

Suemy Moreira joins Engineering Student Support & Services team as an advisor for undergraduate students.

College of Engineering - Home, Departments, College of Engineering, Features, Program Pages, undergraduate degree

Raven Francomano '22, Most Outstanding Student in the Nation, and Professor Dwight Duncan, Most Outstanding Professor in the Nation UMass Law chapter of Delta Theta Phi wins record number of awards at national convention

By Debbie Hazian

National awards include Most Outstanding Student Senate, Most Outstanding Professor for Professor Dwight Duncan, and Most Outstanding Student for Raven Francomano, JD ‘22

Departments, Law School, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Marcus Howard '19 poses in front of a lake. Alumni Feature: Marcus Howard '19

By College of Visual & Performing Arts

A complete art education with a university experience made UMassD the place to be for Marcus.

Alumni, College of Visual and Performing Arts, CVPA - Home, Degree Type, BFA, Departments, College of Visual Performing Arts, Departments, Liberal Arts, Features, Features, Graduate

Amanda Kuffoh Amanda Kuffoh ’20: Doing the right thing

By Alumni Relations

Social justice and advocacy guides Amanda’s personal and professional journey

Alumni, Alumni - Home, College of Arts and Sciences, Departments, Frederick Douglass Unity House, Departments, Political Science

David Prairie David Prairie '20: The value of conducting research

By Adrienne N. Wartts

David says conducting research as a PhD student prepared him to succeed and advance in his chosen field.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Degree Type, PhD, Features, UMassD - Home

Josue Rivera '19 in front of the library Josue N Rivera '21: The value of faculty mentorship

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Josue discusses how faculty mentorship and novel research opportunities inspired his academic path.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Degree Type, PhD, Features, UMassD - Home

Aubrey Church, PSM student at SMAST Aubrey Church ’22: Choosing the PSM program

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Aubrey talks about SMAST’s cooperative research opportunities & how the Professional Science Master’s program prepares students for career advancement.

Date: Year, 2021, Degree Type, MS, PhD, Degree Type, PSM, Departments, SMAST Estuarine Ocean Sciences, Departments, SMAST Fisheries Oceanography, Features, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, School for Marine Science and Technology, UMassD - Home, Women in STEM

UMass Class of 2024 at Orientation UMass Law welcomes Classes of 2023 and 2024 to campus

By Debbie Hazian

Law school’s enrollment and academic stature are the highest in its history following a record number of applications

School of Law, School of Law - Home

Assistant Director of Legal Career Services, UMass Law New faculty and staff join UMass Law with strong teaching and professional development experience

By Debbie Hazian

UMass Law welcomes new assistant director of legal career services and two legal skills professors

Departments, Law School, Faculty, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Cassie Canastra Cassie Canastra '20: Why she chose the PSM degree

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Cassie talks about how SMAST's professional science master’s degree program helped her gain the knowledge and experience necessary to assist regulators in the management of fisheries.

Alumni, Departments, SMAST Fisheries Oceanography, Features, Graduate Studies, Program Pages, graduate degree, Program Pages, masters, Research, School for Marine Science and Technology, School for Marine Science and Technology, Alumni Connections, UMassD - Home, Women in STEM

Jonathan Bisbano Jonathan Bisbano ’11: Learning to love coding

By Alumni Relations

A solid engineering skillset helped Bisbano build a career at EHR leader Meditech

Alumni, Alumni - Home, College of Engineering, Departments, College of Engineering, Departments : Directory, Electrical and Computer Engineering Dept

Computer Science major Alexander Moulton Alexander Moulton '21: Computer science major

By Magazine Editor

Alexander Moulton shares why he chose to pursue his computer science degree at UMassD's College of Engineering.

College of Engineering, Departments, Computer Information Science, Features, Student Story

Rbrey Singleton '22 receives leadership and advocacy award from the MA Black Lawyers Association

By Debbie Hazian

Award named in honor of (Ret.) MA Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Roderick L. Ireland

Departments, Law School, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Members of the Class of 2021 at Commencement Ceremony UMass Law Commencement Ceremony celebrates the Classes of 2020 and 2021

By Debbie Hazian

Students extolled for completing their legal education during an uncertain and unprecedented era

Departments, Law School, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Alycia Busby UMassD alumni mentor Alycia Busby ’12 pays it forward through mentoring

By Alumni Relations

Alumni mentors help students and new professionals navigate careers

Alumni, Alumni - Home

Lauren Underwood, P.E., project manager in civil engineering Lauren Underwood '13 shares her key to success

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Lauren, a local project manager in civil engineering, says earning her degree from UMassD was key in her success.

Alumni, College of Engineering - Home, Departments, College of Engineering, Features, UMassD - Home, Women in STEM

Joshua Steakelum Joshua Steakelum '21: Benefiting from research

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Joshua talks about the value of supplementing coursework with research projects.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2021, Features, Features, Internships, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story

Heather Kelley, CVPA, Interior Architecture and Design student Heather Kelly '21 makes Metropolis Magazine's Top 100

By Adrienne N. Wartts

The recent grad talks about her experience as a transfer student, the success of the CVPA’s flourishing Interior Architecture + Design Program, & making Metropolis Magazine’s list of “Top 100 Design Students in North America.”

Date: Year, 2021, Degree Type, BFA, Departments, College of Visual Performing Arts, Features, Features, Student Story, Program Pages, undergraduate degree, UMassD - Home

Elio Daher Elio Daher '21: Why he chose UMassD

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Elio, a transfer student from Lebanon, shares why he chose UMass Dartmouth over other universities and his experience as an intern.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2021, Features, Commencement, Features, International Students, Features, Internships, Features, Student Story, Features, Transfer Students, UMassD - Home

Class of 2021 Biology and Honors College Commencement Spotlight: Alana McGraw '21

By Debbie Hazian

Biology major and Honors College student is earning her BS/MAT degree in biology while doing research in population genetics, microbiology, and marine fisheries

College of Arts and Sciences, Departments, Biology, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, STEM, Women in STEM

Class of 2021, CNHS and Honors College Commencement Spotlight: Selines Diaz '21

By Debbie Hazian

First-generation college student and Honors Nursing major has conducted numerous research projects with plans for a career in neonatal care

College of Nursing - Home, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Features, Commencement

Nick Paternostro Nick Paternostro '21: Creating balance

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Nick talks about balancing his studies with extracurricular activities to create a well-rounded academic experience.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2021, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, Internships, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home

Commencement Spotlight.Class of 2021 Commencement Spotlight: Anthony Moser, JD candidate '21

By Debbie Hazian

Plans a future career in criminal law and will join the Miami State Attorney’s Office as a prosecutor

Departments, Law School, Features, Commencement, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Dylan Tocci Dylan Tocci '21: UMassD's supportive community

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Dylan, a Townsend, MA native, talks about the value of student organizations, gaining practical experience through faculty mentorship, & UMassD’s supportive community.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2021, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home

Commencement Spotlight Commencement Spotlight: Ruth Lavache, JD/MBA candidate ’21

By Debbie Hazian

Interned at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in New Jersey and will work as an assistant attorney general in MA

Departments, Law School, Features, Commencement, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Sung Ji Li, MFA student at UMass Dartmouth's College of Visual and Performing Arts Sung Ji Lee '21: Finding a home away from home

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Inspired to reignite her career after moving to the US from South Korea, Sung finds the ideal balance between managing family life, pursuing an MFA, & promoting her career as a textile artist.

College of Visual and Performing Arts, Date: Year, 2021, Degree Type, MFA, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Graduate, Features, International Students, Features, Student Story, Program Pages, graduate degree, UMassD - Home

Honors, CNHS/Sociology/Anthropology double major Commencement Spotlight: Helen Teklehaimanot

By Debbie Hazian

Honors College student and double major in Nursing and Sociology & Anthropology immigrated from East Africa and plans a career in public health

College of Arts and Sciences, College of Nursing - Home, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Departments, Sociology Anthropology, Departments : Directory, Sociology and Anthropology Dept, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College

Valleri Rami, MFA student at UMassD's College of Visual and Performing Arts Valleri Rami '21: Art & leadership

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Artist Valleri Rami talks about the CVPA’s rigorous MFA program & developing her confidence through leadership roles.

College of Visual and Performing Arts, Date: Year, 2021, Degree Type, MFA, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Graduate, Features, International Students, Features, Student Story, Program Pages, graduate degree, Program Pages, masters, UMassD - Home

Cachelle Johnson Lewis, UMassD College of Engineering student Cachelle Johnson-Lewis '21 joins Dell EMC

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Networking & pursuing professional development + leadership opportunities helped prepare Cachelle for her full-time position as a project/program management analyst at Dell EMC.

CITS, College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2021, Departments, Frederick Douglass Unity House, Departments : Directory, Data Science Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home, Women in STEM

Osamah Farasat Maqsood, UMassD alum Osamah (Sam) Maqsood '20: Building a network

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Networking, leadership roles, & the supportive UMassD community helped Osamah define his career endeavors.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, Departments, Charlton College of Business, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, International Students, Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service, UMassD - Home

Melanie Luperon Melanie Luperon '21: Gaining real-world experience

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Melanie, a computer engineering major, says real-world experience, collaborative research projects, & extracurricular activities prepared her for her full-time position as an analyst with Dell EMC.

College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2021, Departments, College of Engineering, Departments, Frederick Douglass Unity House, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home, Women in STEM

Larain Taylor Larain Taylor ’21: An entrepreneurial mind

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Blending community service work, networking, and exposure to big business is part of Larain’s strategy for inventing her future as an entrepreneur.

Charlton College of Business, Departments, Frederick Douglass Unity House, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, UMassD - Home, Women in STEM

Abderahmane Naidjate, UMass Dartmouth College of Engineering student Abderahmane Naidjate '21 joins Dell EMC

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Abderahmane Naidjate '21, who graduates next month with his BS in Computer Engineering, talks about how UMassD has fostered his career path and helped him segue into a full-time position as a project/program manager at Dell EMC.

College of Engineering, Departments, Frederick Douglass Unity House, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story

Psychology major, Honors College student Commencement Spotlight: Catherine Pope '21

By Debbie Hazian

Psychology major Catherine Pope creates a resource manual for survivors of domestic violence that demonstrates new APEX research experience developed by the Honors College

College of Arts and Sciences, Departments, Psychology, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, Student Research

James Tooker, graphic design student at UMassD James Tooker '21: Exploring color spectrum

By Adrienne N. Wartts

An awe-inspiring glimpse of nature led James to create "Interspectral," a CVPA senior capstone project in which audiences of all ages can interactively explore the color spectrum.

Capstone Projects, College of Visual and Performing Arts, CVPA - Home, Date: Year, 2021, Degree Type, BFA, Departments, Athletics, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home

Brianna Johnson Brianna Johnson '21: Embracing opportunities

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Brianna talks about working on data-driven research projects, serving as a student director in the Honors College, & landing a full-time position as a business systems analyst at a startup company.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2021, Departments : Directory, Data Science Dept, Features, Features, Honors College, Features, Internships, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home, Women in STEM

William Holman William Holman '21: The art of collaboration

By Adrienne N. Wartts

William, a physics major, talks about having a well-rounded academic experience due to his involvement in collaborative research projects & student organizations.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2021, Departments, Physics, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home

Stephen Gacioch, UMassD College of Engineering student Stephen Gacioch '21: Defining a career path

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Stephen, a civil engineering major and captain of the UMassD football team, talks about the cohesive college community, developing his leadership skills, & landing the internship that helped him define his career path.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2021, Departments, Athletics, Features, Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home

Devin Cannistraro, UMassD College of Engineering student Devin Cannistraro '21: Preparing to lead

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Devin talks about understanding the balance between leading and following as he prepares to enter the real world.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Date: Year, 2021, Features, Features, Commencement, UMassD - Home

2021 Rappaport Scholar Two UMass Law 1Ls chosen for prestigious Rappaport Fellowship in law and public policy

By Debbie Hazian

Emily Dillan and Jennifer White will intern with state legislators and learn to create policy

Departments, Law School, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Alexander Moulton, Veterans Assistant Alexander Moulton '21: Becoming a leader

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Alexander, a UMassD veterans assistant and former senator for the Student Government Association, discusses the importance and benefits of embracing leadership opportunities.

College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Departments, Veterans Affairs, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story, UMassD - Home

Dakeyla Johnson Dakeyla Johnson ’22: Finding a home and a voice at UMassD

By Kristle Blais

Discovering the Frederick Douglass Unity House opens opportunities

College of Arts and Sciences, Departments, Crime Justice Studies, Departments, Frederick Douglass Unity House, Features, Impact, Giving, UMassD - Home

Brooke Lowman at IMS Symposium Brooke Lowman '21: The value of studying at SMAST

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Brooke talks about the value of her experiences & the return on her investment as a PhD student at SMAST.

Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, School for Marine Science and Technology, School for Marine Science and Technology, Alumni Connections, Women in STEM

PhD student Micheline Labrie on an SMAST research excursion Micheline Labrie '21: Protecting the ocean

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Micheline Labrie talks about her love for the ocean, protecting the ecosystem, & her rich academic experience as a PhD student and research assistant at the School for Marine Science & Technology.

Departments : Directory, Estuarine and Ocean Sciences Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, School for Marine Science and Technology, School for Marine Science and Technology, Alumni Connections, UMassD - Home, Women in STEM

Robert Wildermuth Robert Wildermuth '21: Nurturing the ecosystem

By Adrienne N. Wartts

PhD candidate Robert Wildermuth, talks about his interests in conservation, experiences as a student at UMassD's School for Marine Science & Technology, & his plans for the future.

Departments, Office of Research Administration, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, School for Marine Science and Technology, School for Marine Science and Technology, Alumni Connections, UMassD - Home

Part-time law students story As part-time law students manage multiple priorities, they are buoyed by the support of the UMass Law community

By Debbie Hazian

UMass Law’s flexible day and evening/weekend programs enable many students to attend law school

Departments, Law School, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Caroline Gresh portrait Caroline Gresh

By College of Visual & Performing Arts

Art + Design: Interior Architecture + Design

Date: Year, 2021, Degree Type, BS, Departments, College of Visual Performing Arts, Gallery, Campus Gallery, Gallery, Exhibitions

Nursing students in the assessment labs UMass Dartmouth chapter of Sigma to hold spring symposium celebrating the Year of the Nurse

By Debbie Hazian

April 8 event to focus on scholarship and excellence in nursing practice and leadership

Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences, College of Nursing - Home

Nanette Vega, board member Nanette Vega ’96: Dared to dream big

By Alumni Relations

First-generation graduate now advocates for students as a higher education professional

Alumni, College Now, College of Arts and Sciences, Departments : Directory, Sociology and Anthropology Dept, Features, Donors, Giving

Sculpture Installations at the Star Store Campus Growth Exhibition

By College of Visual & Performing Arts

Sculpture Program Window Installations at the Star Store Campus

College of Visual and Performing Arts

virtual-learning A community that cares

By Alumni Relations

Members of the UMassD community raised over $35,000 in 60 days to support hundreds of students with emergency needs brought about by COVID-19.

Features, Donors, Giving

Service Investing in the future through the Leduc Center

By Alumni Relations

Supporting service programs at UMassD results in positive change for the community and opportunities for students to acquire the skills they need to lead the way forward

Features, Donors, Giving

Student in library Fueling student ambition

By Alumni Relations

Alumni find meaningful ways to give back through scholarships

Features, Donors, Giving, Scholarships

Scallop boat Learning about our seafood supply

By Alumni Relations

UMassD leads research collaborations with fishing industry leaders enhance the region’s marine economy

Departments, SMAST Fisheries Oceanography, Features, Donors, Giving, SMAST - Home

UMassD Nursing student Prepared to answer the call

By Alumni Relations

Graduates of the College of Nursing & Health Sciences—including the newest nurses from the Class of 2020—were among the health care professionals who answered the call to care for patients fighting COVID-19.

Features, Impact, Giving

Corissa Amaral '23 Corissa Amaral '23 perseveres in her nursing studies despite losing three family members to Covid-19

By Debbie Hazian

She receives her white coat in the traditional ceremony for sophomores, marking the beginning of her clinical training

Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences, College of Nursing - Home

James Cunniff '66 James Cunniff '66: Learning the value of being a good communicator

By Alumni Relations

A personal account of realizing the importance of his academic experience

Departments, College of Engineering, Alumni, Alumni - Home, Features, User-submitted, Giving

Walk to the Hill 2020 UMass Law honored for highest participation in 2020 Walk to the Hill event that raises funds for civil legal aid

By Debbie Hazian

Law students participate in virtual 2021 event to continue supporting mission of justice for all

Departments, Law School, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Dean Kimberly Christopher at COVID Clinic at Dartmouth High School with Daishawn Barros '22 UMass Dartmouth nursing students join local Covid-19 vaccination efforts

By Debbie Hazian

Students and faculty featured on NBC 10 News

Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences, College of Nursing - Home, Featured News, News and Public Information

Jared Bucci, UMassD alum Jared Bucci '10: Seizing opportunities

By Alumni Relations

Bucci leveraged his experience in brand marketing and retail search management to help his customers navigate Amazon Marketplace

Departments, Charlton College of Business, Alumni, Charlton College of Business, Features, Donors, Giving

Grace Perry in research lab Grace Perry ’20: On the forefront of science

By Alumni Relations

Perry joins the world's best researchers at a Harvard Medical School lab

Departments, Biology, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments : Directory, Biology Dept, Features, Impact, Giving, STEM, UMassD - Home, Women in STEM

Hannah Gadbois standing in front of a fountain Hannah Gadbois '16: The value of faculty mentorship

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Hannah, who earned her degree in Art History, talks about CVPA’s supportive community of professors, academic excellence, and career preparation.

Alumni, College of Visual and Performing Arts, CVPA - Home, Features, UMassD - Home

Marc St. Pierre Honoring Marc St. Pierre

By Alumni Relations

Marc's legacy as an instructor, friend, and artist remains alive.

Alumni, Alumni - Home

Hillary Farber Professor Hillary Farber named Pro Bono of the Year by the Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project

By Debbie Hazian

UMass Law professor honored for her work with detained immigrants on the U.S.-Mexico border

School of Law, School of Law, School of Law Faculty, School of Law - Home

Center for Portuguese Studies tiles Preserving Portuguese culture at UMassD

By Alumni Relations

The generosity of several donors brings the rich history of the Portuguese to life at UMass Dartmouth

Alumni, Alumni - Home, Features, Donors, Features, Impact, Giving, Endowment

Judge stands at lectern with students in the foreground UMass Law celebrates nomination of faculty member and Judge Serge Georges to MA Supreme Judicial Court

By Debbie Hazian

Students and staff praise the selection of one of their own and describe him as “inspiring” and “compassionate”

Departments, Law School, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Library of books on a cell phone Kate Thornhill ’10: Alumni spotlight

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Kate talks about the career benefits of pursuing her BA in art history & BFA in Photography at the CVPA.

College of Visual and Performing Arts, CVPA - Home, Features

Amana Khatib '21, UMassD Nursing Amana Khatib '21

By University Advancement

Ready to make an impact as a nurse

Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences, College of Nursing - Home, Features, Features, Impact, Giving, UMassD - Home

Katelin Harlow '21 Katelin Harlow ’21

By University Advancement

Gained inside knowledge tracking COVID-19 in her biology course

Departments, Biology, Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Features, Features, Impact, Giving, STEM, UMassD - Home, Women in STEM

Danielle O'Malley Boston Sculptors Gallery Exhibition Danielle O'Malley: Sink or Swim

By College of Visual & Performing Arts

MFA candidate Danielle O'Malley's solo exhibition, Sink or Swim, will be at Boston Sculptors LaunchPad Gallery November 18, 2020 - January 10, 2021

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Laurie Senat, JD '21 standing with arms folded Laurie Senat, JD ‘21 works toward racial justice in juvenile courts

By Debbie Hazian

UMass Law 3L is one of first interns at Juvenile Defenders Dismantling Racism

Departments, Law School, School of Law

Lydia Stormwind Lydia Stormwind '22

By University Advancement

A student-athlete motivated to achieve more

Features, User-submitted, Giving

Alexander Nwonye Alexander Nwonye '22

By University Advancement

Preparing for a career in computer engineering

Features, Black History, Features, User-submitted, Giving

Claricela Carranza Claricela Carranza ’22

By University Advancement

Fulfilling a dream to be a nurse

Features, User-submitted, Giving

Chidinma Irabor Chidinma Irabor ’22

By University Advancement

Discovering a passion for art

Features, Black History, Features, User-submitted, Giving

Jasmine Jenkins '22 Jasmine Jenkins '22

By Alumni Relations

Learning to be the change

Features, User-submitted, Giving

Eden McKenna-Bateman Eden McKenna-Bateman '23: Art history major

By Magazine Editor

Eden has been accepted into the RISD Museum Guild program.

Departments, Art Education, Departments, art education art history media studies, Departments, Art History, Departments, Art History / Design, Departments, College of Visual Performing Arts, CVPA - Home, Featured News

Alexandria Murphy, JD '21 standing across the street from the U.S. Supreme Court Alexandria Murphy, JD ’21 witnesses Supreme Court history as she aspires to serve in the JAG Corps

By Debbie Hazian

UMass Law Public Interest Law Fellow drives to DC to pay her respects to former Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Departments, Law School, School of Law

Samantha Reid, 2020 Public Interest internship participant, behind a lectern Public interest internships provide valuable experience while serving community

By Debbie Hazian

UMass Law students received summer stipends to support work in judge’s chambers, government offices, and nonprofit organizations

Departments, Law School, School of Law

Dustin Marlan teaching UMass Law students assist small businesses in navigating CARES Act in COVID-19 Clinic

By Debbie Hazian

Firsthand legal experience gained while counseling business clients during pandemic

Departments, Law School, School of Law

1L students taking Lawyer's Oath led by Justice Whitener UMass Law students begin legal studies with session on diversity, equity, and inclusion

By Debbie Hazian

Led by groundbreaking Washington State Supreme Court Justice G. Helen Whitener, 1Ls take the Lawyer’s Oath virtually

Departments, Law School, School of Law

Animal Defense League scholarship recipient Abbey Barr, JD ’21: National recipient of the Animal Law Scholarship from the Animal Legal Defense Fund

By Debbie Hazian

As president of the student chapter at UMass Law, Barr raises awareness of animal rights

Scholarships, School of Law

Owen Tower, UMassD physics alum and PhD student at University of Colorado Boulder Owen Tower ‘20: Ambitious scholar

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Owen, who earned his degree in physics at UMassD, attributes faculty mentorship and internships with helping him segue into a PhD program at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Departments : Directory, Physics Dept, Departments, College of Engineering, Departments, Physics, Features, Features, Student Research, UMassD - Home

1983 UMassD Hockey Team John and Tom Findley: Keeping the Corsair tradition since 1984

By Alumni Relations

“We will continue to support UMassD and the values it has taught us."

Alumni, Features, Donors, Giving

Joshua Depina, Computer Science student at UMassD Joshua Depina '21: Integrating service & learning

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Joshua supplements his studies with military service, real-world experience, and community engagement to prepare for his future as a software engineer.

Degree Type, BA, BS, Departments, College of Engineering, Departments, Frederick Douglass Unity House, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, UMassD - Home

Shannon Kennedy Shannon Kennedy ‘23: Engineering mentee

By Adrienne N. Wartts

The Women in Engineering Peer Mentoring Program preps Shannon, a first-year student, for early career success.

Departments : Directory, Bioengineering Dept, Departments, College of Engineering, Features, UMassD - Home, Women in STEM

Jesse Purvis JD '19 Jesse Purvis, JD ’19 named director of policy for Boston City Councilor

By Debbie Hazian

Recipient of UMass Law Public Interest Law Fellowship and Thurgood Marshall Award for Social Justice

Departments, Law School, Alumni, Alumni - Home, School of Law

Prinkle Sharma and Vidhyashree Nagaraju, College of Engineering alums awarded tenure-track faculty positions at prestigious universities Engineering graduates accept tenure track faculty appointments

By College of Engineering

Prinkle Sharma and Vidhyashree Nagaraju, who completed their PhDs in Computer Engineering, have accepted tenure track faculty appointments at nationally ranked universities.

Departments : Directory, Cyber Security, Departments : Directory, Electrical and Computer Engineering Dept, Departments, College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Research, Women in STEM

Spencer Berryman, marketing major at UMass Dartmouth Spencer Berryman ’21: The art of communication

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Faculty mentors, community service work, and a Dell EMC workshop help Spencer find the confidence to pursue a bright future.

Departments, Charlton College of Business, Departments, Frederick Douglass Unity House, Departments, Management Marketing, Features, Black History, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, UMassD - Home

Ucal Palmer Ucal Palmer '94: Spreading Corsair pride to Atlanta

By Alumni Relations

Palmer joined the Alumni Association Board to make a greater impact on current students

Features, Donors, Giving

Ian Mwalago, business school student and Dell-EMC intern Ian Mwalago '22: Changing the faces of tech

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Ian Mwalago shares how finding an on-campus mentor and participating in the UMassD/Dell-EMC "Changing the Faces of Technology STEM Leadership" collaboration has positioned him for success.

CITS, Departments, Charlton College of Business, Departments, Frederick Douglass Unity House, Features, Black History, Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service, STEM, UMassD - Home

Joe Cozzolino '87 Joe Cozzolino '87: "UMass Dartmouth was the place I wanted to support."

By Alumni Relations

Engineering foundation led to a career in cutting-edge fiber optic technology

Alumni, Features, Donors, Giving

Marianne Sullivan, UMassD "They are my future."

By Alumni Relations

Marianne Sullivan values the future healthcare workers studying at UMassD

Features, Impact, Giving

Elaine Varelas '79 Elaine Varelas '79: Opening up possibilities for UMassD students

By Alumni Relations

“Supporting UMassD is something we should be really proud to be able to do.”

Alumni, Features, Donors, Giving

Craig Elkins Understanding what students need to succeed

By Alumni Relations

Craig Elkins witnesses the determination of UMassD students

Features, Impact, Giving

Family of four Tocci family builds a legacy at UMassD

By Alumni Relations

Three Tocci sons look forward to successful futures

Features, Impact, Giving

Stephanie Mireku Stephanie Mireku '11: "I hope to be able to influence the next generation of UMassD alumni”

By Alumni Relations

Worcester native connects success to her UMassD experience

Alumni, Alumni - Home, Features, Black History, Features, Donors, Giving

Erin Steele '20: Grateful and proud

By Alumni Relations

An internship at medical device start-up, a semester abroad in Cyprus, and challenging bioengineering courses were part of her career preparation

Features, Impact, Giving

Rappaport Scholar profile 2020, Adam Zwetchkenbaum Adam Zwetchkenbaum, JD ’22: Rappaport Fellow

By Debbie Hazian

UMass Law’s newest Rappaport Fellow will intern at the Massachusetts Dept. of Higher Education this summer

Departments, Law School, School of Law

Bailey Avila is pursuing her PhD in marine science at SMAST Bailey Avila ’23: DoD scholarship recipient

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Bailey, who is pursuing her PhD in marine science and technology, has been awarded a multi-year Department of Defense SMART Scholarship.

Degree Type, PhD, Departments : Directory, Estuarine and Ocean Sciences Dept, Features, Student Research, Scholarships, School for Marine Science and Technology, UMassD - Home, Women in STEM

Noah Tavares and Don Wilkinson Swain alumni help future CVPA grads

By Alumni Relations

Swain School of Design Alumni Scholarship Fund supports CVPA sophomores

Alumni, Alumni - Home, Features, Impact, Scholarships, Endowment

Abderahmane Naidjate is a junior majoring in engineering at UMassD Abderahmane Naidjate '21: Fortune 500 intern

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Being involved in a student organization for young professionals has helped Abderahmane, a computer engineering major, hone his leadership skills and land internships with two Fortune 500 companies.

Departments : Directory, Electrical and Computer Engineering Dept, Departments, College of Engineering, Departments, Frederick Douglass Unity House, Features, Features, Black History, UMassD - Home

Tom Mulvey and Kate Egan Recognizing student leadership

By Alumni Relations

Dr. Tom Mulvey and Caitlin Egan ’20

Alumni, Alumni - Home, Giving, Endowment

Meshkat Botshekan '19, UMassD alum, is one of the developers of the Carbin app Meshkat Botshekan '19: Reducing the carbon footprint

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Meshkat, a Civil and Environmental Engineering PhD student at MIT, collaborates with UMassD professors to develop app designed to help fight the effects of climate change.

Departments : Directory, Civil and Environmental Engineering Dept, Departments, College of Engineering, Departments, Office of Research Administration, Alumni, Features, Student Research, Research, UMassD - Home

Semester in the City offers internships in social innovation at Boston nonprofits

By Debbie Hazian

Students learn to make a difference while experiencing personal and professional development

Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments, Crime Justice Studies, Features, Internships

After leaving Trinidad, nursing major Celeste Singh ’20 graduates as a Chancellor’s and Dean’s List scholar

By Debbie Hazian

Support from College of Nursing & Health Sciences faculty and College Now helped make her dream a reality

Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences, College Now, College of Nursing - Home

Sakiynah Howard Supporting future electrical engineers

By Alumni Relations

John Freeman ’58 and Sakiynah Howard ’20

Alumni, Alumni - Home, Departments, College of Engineering, Departments : Directory, Electrical and Computer Engineering Dept, Features, Impact, Giving, Endowment

Repeating Jars Jordan Blankenship

By College of Visual & Performing Arts

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Artisanry: Ceramics

Departments, College of Visual Performing Arts, Gallery, Exhibitions

Meagan Drinan - Intrusive Thoughts Touch Exhibition

By College of Visual & Performing Arts

Woven Imagery class Spring 2020

Departments, College of Visual Performing Arts, Gallery, Exhibitions

Shareefah Taylor, JD candidate ’21: Public Interest Law Fellow

By Debbie Hazian

Taylor interns for Justice Elspeth Cypher on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and at the UMass General Counsel’s Office

Departments, Law School, Features, Internships, School of Law

Brittany Cordeiro ’19 completes nurse residency program at Boston Medical Center

By Debbie Hazian

She is one of eight nursing school graduates selected from more than 1,000 applicants

Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences

2020 Year of the Nurse and Midwife logo World Health Organization designates 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife

By Debbie Hazian

College of Nursing & Health Sciences will celebrate this special event on May 7

Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences

Ike N. and Kathy Carter Ike Nzerem '19: Senior associate

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Faculty mentorship and internships prepared Ike for a full-time accounting position with State Street Corp.

Departments, Charlton College of Business, Degree Type, BA, BS, Features, Features, Internships

Jennifer Ling Datchuk Jennifer Ling Datchuk Awarded $50,000 Artist Fellowship

By College of Visual & Performing Arts

Jennifer Ling Datchuk, Ceramics alumna of UMass Dartmouth, awarded a 2020 United States Artists Fellowship in Craft.

Departments, College of Visual Performing Arts

Liberal arts major - Ana Da Paixao Ana Da Paixao '20: Model United Nations

By Web Editor

Ana honed her research skills through participation in Model United Nations events on campus and in New York City.

Departments, College Now Start Program, College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Commencement, UMassD - Home

Large group of UMass Law students and faculty Walk to the Hill 2020

By Marissa Matton

UMass Law students gathered at the State House for the 2020 Walk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid.

School of Law, School of Law - Home

Engineering students prep for Target Hackathon 2019 COE design teams take top awards at Target’s Sleepwear Safety & Design Hackathon

By Mary Hensel

Two teams of Engineering students placed first and second in a national competition to create safer alternatives to hazardous flame retardants used in children’s sleepwear.

Departments : Directory, Bioengineering Dept, Departments, College of Engineering

Debbie Gustafson, CEO Energetiq Debbie Gustafson '85: CEO, Energetiq

By Mary Hensel

World traveler, high stakes negotiator, known as a trailblazing executive and clairvoyant marketer, Debbie Gustafson, BSME '85, has packed a wide range of experience into a stellar career.

Alumni, Alumni - Home, College of Engineering, College of Engineering - Home, Departments, Mechanical Engineering, Features, Women in STEM

A stopped MBTA train Smoothing out the Red Line: capstone with community impact

By Mary Hensel

For their senior capstone project, four mechanical engineering students worked for the MBTA to design and build a sensor to capture data along the Red Line's bumpy ride.

Departments, Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering

UMass Law Fall 2019 entering students gathered UMass Law: 2019 in review

By Marissa Matton

2019 was a year of many accomplishments for our students, faculty, and staff.

School of Law, School of Law - Home

Campus at Night 2019: Year in Review

By Marissa Matton

2019 was a year of many accomplishments for our campus community.

Departments, College of Arts Sciences, Departments, College of Engineering, Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences, Departments, College of Visual Performing Arts, Charlton College of Business, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, College of Visual and Performing Arts

Biron Clark Biron Clark '10: Young entrepreneur

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Biron, the founder of Career Sidekick, is one of LinkedIn’s "Top Voices 2019."

Departments, Charlton College of Business, Alumni, Degree Type, BS, Features, Program Pages, undergraduate degree

Jonathan Goldman Jonathan Goldman: From military service to law school

By Marissa Matton

Jonathan Goldman, JD candidate '21 served in the Marine Corps Reserves before deciding to pursue a legal career.

School of Law

Hailey Angel Allard UMassD community helps fulfill a mother’s loving legacy

By Debbie Hazian

First recipient of the Hailey Angel Allard Nursing Scholarship named this fall

Alumni, Alumni - Home, Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences, Giving, News and Public Information, Scholarships

Chelsea Cabral outside the LARTS building Chelsea Cabral '19: independent research in literature

By College of Arts and Sciences

Opportunities to present her research at national conferences

Departments : Directory, English Dept, College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Features, Commencement, Office of Undergraduate Research

Full group of students in Student Nurse Leadership Academy Student Nurse Leadership Academy prepares nursing students for leadership roles on health care teams

By Debbie Hazian

Academy provides support and camaraderie for first-year students

Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences

Tien Tren Tien Tran '16: Dual major, dual career

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Tien is a supply chain analyst for Boeing as well as an up-and-coming vocalist.

Departments, Charlton College of Business, Alumni, Degree Type, MBA, Features, Features, Graduate, Features, International Students, Features, Internships

Katie Bridge, Class of 2020 Katie Bridge '19: Fast-tracking her career

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Katie, a recent graduate, accelerated the completion of her degree program to earn her bachelor's in three years.

Departments, Charlton College of Business, Degree Type, BA, BS, Features, Features, Internships, Program Pages, undergraduate degree

Alanna Mnich, PhD candidate, snorkeling Alanna Mnich: Marine science scholar

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Alanna, a PhD student at SMAST, will pursue research studies at the University of Haifa in Israel next summer.

Departments, SMAST Estuarine Ocean Sciences, Features, Features, Student Research, Research, School for Marine Science and Technology, Technology, Women in STEM

Portrait of Mary Brigh Lavery, JD/MPP candidate '20 Mary Brigh Lavery, JD/MPP candidate '20: Rappaport Scholar

By Marissa Matton

A public interest fellow, Mary Brigh Lavery interned this summer with the Massachusetts Caucus of Women Legislators.

Features, Internships, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Chase Reardon, finance major Chase Reardon '20: Aspiring financial planner

By Adrienne N. Wartts

As a finance major, Chase landed internships with the Commonwealth Financial Network and the Costar Group.

Charlton College of Business, Features, Features, Internships, Features, Student Story, Program Pages, major, Program Pages, undergraduate degree

Dan DeCosta '05 Dan DeCosta ’05: Prepared for the future of consumer banking

By Alumni Relations

From intern to senior vice president and CIO at BayCoast Bank

Alumni - Home, Charlton College of Business

Lillian E. Webster, And what I dreamed..., sterling silver and enamel necklace, detail. Alumna Lillian E. Webster, MFA '16, Featured in Alchemy5 International Enamel Exhibition

By College of Visual & Performing Arts

Lillian is one of sixty-nine artists from around the world whose work will be shown in this traveling exhibition sponsored by The Enamelist Society.

Departments, College of Visual Performing Arts

Steven Cadrin UMassD professor receives distinguished service award

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Steven Cadrin, professor of fisheries oceanography, is the 2019 recipient of the American Fisheries Society’s Southern New England Chapter Award of Excellence.

Departments : Directory, Fisheries Oceanography Dept, Features, Features, Leadership & Service, Research, School for Marine Science and Technology, School for Marine Science and Technology, Intercampus Marine Science

Nathalie Staiger Nathalie Staiger '19: Marine conservation

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Growing up in San Diego, Nathalie's frequent visits to the ocean inspired her to pursue a career in marine conservation.

Departments, SMAST Estuarine Ocean Sciences, Degree Type, MS, Features, Commencement, Features, Graduate, Features, Student Research, Research, School for Marine Science and Technology, School for Marine Science and Technology, Alumni Connections, Women in STEM

Heather Kelly with painting materials Heather Kelly Receives the 2019 Art & Civic Engagement Award

By College of Visual & Performing Arts

A leadership role in creating furniture and lighting offerings for New Bedford’s Wings Court.

Departments, College of Visual Performing Arts

Dionte Salvi, JD '19 Dionte Salvi, JD candidate '19: Student Bar Association President

By Marissa Matton

As SBA president, Dionte was committed to providing the best experience possible for his classmates.

Features, Commencement, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Sean Tocci standing in front of blooming tree Sean Tocci ‘19: Using big data to help others

By Debbie Hazian

Data science major plans to teach middle school and create apps for struggling students

Departments : Directory, Data Science Dept, Departments, College of Engineering, Features, Commencement

Kayla Venckauskas, JD candidate '19: UMass Law Review Editor-in-Chief

By Marissa Matton

An active member of the UMass Law community, Kayla was involved with law review, the Student Bar Association, and the Animal Legal Defense Fund.

Features, Commencement, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Casey Shannon Casey Shannon, JD candidate '19: UMass Law Commencement Speaker

By Marissa Matton

Casey Shannon attended UMass Law part-time while working full-time at Bristol County Savings Bank.

Features, Commencement, School of Law, School of Law - Home

Destiny Miles - Class of 2019 - College of Arts & Sciences Destiny Miles '19: expanding her horizons

By Web Editor

Will pursue her interest in cognitive & behavioral health through graduate study in experimental psychology

College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, Gallery

Doug Zemeckis venting black sea bass Doug Zemeckis '16: Assistant Professor

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Dr. Zemeckis focuses on applied research related to fisheries, aquaculture, & coastal resource management.

Departments, SMAST Fisheries Oceanography, Alumni, Degree Type, PhD, Research, School for Marine Science and Technology

Nish Silva Nishchitha Silva '19: Passion for ocean sciences

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Listening to wonderful stories about rivers and reservoirs as a child in Sri Lanka influenced Nishchitha's career path.

Departments, SMAST Estuarine Ocean Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Research, Research, School for Marine Science and Technology, School for Marine Science and Technology, Alumni Connections

Mechanical engineering major Megan Scribner '19 standing in front of the library Megan Scribner ’19: Researcher, volunteer, and advocate for future female engineers

By Debbie Hazian

Encourages STEM careers through outreach activities

Departments, College of Engineering, Departments : Directory, Mechanical Engineering Dept, Features, Commencement, Office of Undergraduate Research, Women in STEM

Mary Brown standing in the library Mary Brown ‘19: Standout student-athlete and aspiring emergency nurse

By Debbie Hazian

Successfully balanced collegiate athletics and nursing studies

Departments, Athletics, Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences, Features, Features, Commencement, Office of Undergraduate Research

Josue Rivera '19 in front of the library Computer Science major Josue Rivera ’19 named one of “29 Who Shine” by the MA Dept. of Higher Education

By Debbie Hazian

Honors student and active volunteer honored in May 3 State House ceremony

Departments : Directory, Computer and Information Science Dept, Departments : Directory, Leduc Center, Departments, College of Engineering, Features, Leadership & Service

College of Nursing student and U.S. Army veteran Ed Collins standing in Library staircase Ed Collins ’19: Military service provides solid training for future nurse

By Debbie Hazian

U.S. Army veteran enjoys team collaboration of ICU nursing

Departments, College of Nursing Health Sciences, Departments, Veterans Affairs, Features, Features, Commencement

Chang Liu Chang Liu '19: PhD in marine science

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Developing geolocation methods to benefit fisheries stock assessment and management.

Departments : Directory, Fisheries Oceanography Dept, Departments, SMAST Fisheries Oceanography, Degree Type, PhD, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Graduate, Features, Student Research, Research, School for Marine Science and Technology, School for Marine Science and Technology, Alumni Connections

Priscilla Amuma '19: Bringing point-of-care technology to non-industrialized countries

By College of Arts and Sciences

Honors student hopes to develop technologies to detect disease for underdeveloped countries.

College of Arts and Sciences, Departments : Directory, Biology Dept, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, STEM, Women in STEM

Hsuanchen Huang - MBA - Class of 2019 Hsuanchen Huang MBA '19: global opportunities

By Web Editor

The MBA program at Charlton College of Business provided Hsuanchen with practical, hands-on experience for future career success.

Charlton College of Business, Features, Commencement, Features, International Students, STEM, Women in STEM

Amelia Ralowicz - Class of 2019 - Biology Amelia Ralowicz '19: research for the National Institutes of Health

By Web Editor

Next step: Pursuing a PhD in neuroscience at Dartmouth College's Geisel School of Medicine

College of Arts and Sciences, Departments : Directory, Biology Dept, Features, Commencement, STEM, Women in STEM

Gabriel Casabona, MS/Physics student Gabriel Casabona receives prestigious physics fellowship from the U.S. Department of Energy

By Debbie Hazian

Traveled the globe to advance knowledge of stellar explosions

Departments, College of Engineering, Departments, Physics, Features, Commencement, Features, Graduate, Features, Student Research

Jill Abrahams ’19: Passion for higher education

By Adrienne N. Wartts

After deferring her dream of earning an MBA, Jill returns to UMassD to complete "unfinished business."

Departments, Charlton College of Business, Departments, Online Continuing Education, Degree Type, MBA, Features, Commencement, Women in STEM

Nneoma Ugwu All roads lead to home for civil engineering major and commencement speaker Nneoma Ugwu ‘19

By Debbie Hazian

Chancellor’s and Navitas Scholar plans to use her degree to improve infrastructure in her native Nigeria

Departments, College of Engineering, Departments : Directory, Civil and Environmental Engineering Dept, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, Women in STEM

Kebeh Sando - Student Speaker - Commencement - 2019 Kebeh Sando, MA '19: Graduate Commencement Student Speaker

By Web Editor

After emigrating from war-torn Liberia as a child, Kebeh has dedicated herself to improving the lives of others.

Departments, Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Leadership & Service, Graduate Studies

Taylor Maroney painting Taylor Maroney: MFA candidate

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Taylor is a recipient of the $15K Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant.

Departments, College of Visual Performing Arts, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Degree Type, MFA, Features, Features, Leadership & Service, Research

Lauren Matte Light Lauren Matte wins second place in the IESNA Design Competition

By College of Visual & Performing Arts

Lauren’s winning project will be on exhibit during the Star Store Campus Open Studios Event April 11th, 2019.

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Photography by senior Jess Stephens and junior David Moriarty New England Photography Exhibition

By College of Visual & Performing Arts

Includes UMassD Photo Senior Jess Stephens and Junior David Moriarty

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Datafest 2019 UMassD students compete at DataFest

By Adrienne N. Wartts

For the second consecutive year, Big Data Club students win first place in the "Data Visualization" category.

Charlton College of Business, Features, STEM

Tracy Kasale, MBA '19 Tracy Kasale '18, MBA '19: lifelong connections

By Web Editor

An international student from Zambia, Tracy earned both her BA in economics and her MBA at UMassD.

Charlton College of Business, College of Arts and Sciences, Departments : Directory, Economics Dept, Features, Commencement, Features, International Students, Features, Leadership & Service, STEM, Women in STEM

Robert Najlis in front of my painting: Cascading Lines of Sympathetic Vibrations, Home in a Home Robert Najlis, MFA '19, receives Fulbright scholarship award

By College of Visual & Performing Arts

To study Chinese painting and calligraphy at the China Academy of Art in Hangzhou.

College of Visual and Performing Arts, Degree Type, MFA, Features, Commencement, Scholarships

Nicolas Maloof Nicolas Maloof '19: internship in Washington, D.C.

By Web Editor

Hands-on experiences at the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department complemented Nick's career goals.

Admissions, College of Arts and Sciences, Departments : Directory, Crime and Justice Studies Dept, Departments : Directory, Political Science Dept, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships

Jefferson Turner National Science Foundation awards professor $461K

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Dr. Jefferson Turner's collaborative project involves conducting research on plankton dynamics at the continental shelfbreak

Features, Research, School for Marine Science and Technology

Gavin Fay Excellence in research

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Dr. Gavin Fay, who is the recipient of multiple awards, focuses on fisheries management strategies, statistical modeling, and population and ecosystem assessment.

Features, Research, School for Marine Science and Technology

Chemistry/biochemistry major Duyen Pham '19 in the lab. Duyen Pham '19: research in inorganic chemistry

By Web Editor

Honors student combines her passion for chemistry with her goal of becoming a doctor.

College of Arts and Sciences, Departments : Directory, Chemistry and Biochemistry Dept, Features, Commencement, Features, Corsair Stories, Features, Honors College, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, Features, Transfer Students, STEM, Women in STEM

Tyler Varda, SGA president Tyler Varda '19: Student Advocate

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Representing the student body & shaping students into leaders

Charlton College of Business, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service

Ceramics by Faith Connor '16 Faith Connor '16: A career in ceramics

By Alumni Relations

Developed a foundation in CVPA

College of Visual and Performing Arts, Features, Features

Silavong Phimmasone '19 - Student Trustee - 2018 - 2019 - Charlton College of Business Silavong Phimmasone '19: Student Trustee

By Web Editor

Facilitating change & empowering others

Charlton College of Business, Features, Commencement, Features, Corsair Stories, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Student Story

Marine science graduate student awarded $1K

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Kathryn Tremblay is the inaugural recipient of the regional scholarship given by the New England Chapter of The Hydrographic Society of America.

Departments : Directory, Estuarine and Ocean Sciences Dept, Features, Blue Economy, Features, Graduate, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, Graduate Studies, Scholarships, School for Marine Science and Technology, School for Marine Science and Technology, Intercampus Marine Science, Women in STEM

Jennifer Osafo '20 - Admissions Corsair Rep Jennifer Osafo '20: Corsair Rep

By Web Editor

Sharing her enthusiasm for UMassD with prospective students

Admissions, College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story

PhD candidate recognized for research

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Owen Nichols, who is pursuing his PhD in marine science at SMAST, received the "Best Student Oral Presentation" Award presented during the Cephalopod International Advisory Council 2018 Conference.

Degree Type, PhD, Features, Blue Economy, Features, Graduate, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, School for Marine Science and Technology, School for Marine Science and Technology, Intercampus Marine Science

Photo of Kayla McMahon with Corsair logo in background Hoop star Kayla McMahon ’20 featured in Wicked Local Hanover

By Debbie Hazian

UMass Dartmouth junior successfully balances winning basketball season and nursing studies

Athletics, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Features, Features, Student Story

Elizabeth Ells PhD candidate receives BARS scholarship

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Elizabeth Ells, who is pursuing her PhD in marine science at SMAST, received the award for her work on Thorpe sorting using MATLAB.

Departments : Directory, Estuarine and Ocean Sciences Dept, Degree Type, PhD, Features, Blue Economy, Features, Graduate, Features, Student Research, Scholarships, School for Marine Science and Technology, Women in STEM

Dr. Kevin Stokesbury SouthCoast Man of the Year

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Professor Kevin Stokesbury named 2018 SouthCoast Man of the Year for his contributions to the fishing industry.

Faculty, Features, Features, Blue Economy, School for Marine Science and Technology, School for Marine Science and Technology, Intercampus Marine Science

Abigail Mangsen '20: NASA Intern Abigail Mangsen '20: NASA Intern

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Abigail, a marketing major at the Charlton College of Business, serves as an agency communications intern at NASA’s Langley Research Center.

Charlton College of Business, Degree Type, BS, Features, Corsair Stories, Features, Internships, Features, Student Story, Program Pages, major, STEM, Women in STEM

Brittany Nicole Asensoh '18: Leadership

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Brittany, a financial services representative at Ernst & Young in Boston, talks about how honing her leadership skills as an MBA student at the Charlton College of Business equipped her with the knowledge and skills to succeed in business.

Charlton College of Business, Degree Type, BS/MS, Features, Features, Graduate, Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Student Story, Features, Transfer Students, Program Pages, graduate degree, Program Pages, masters

Rendering - planned residential and dining facilities project, from Ring Road. Building the university of the future

By Barbara LeBlanc

UMass Dartmouth has new momentum to take it into the future.

Alumni, Features, Magazine

Jeff Duchemin '89 Change agent: Jeff Duchemin '89

By Barbara LeBlanc

Jeff Duchemin ’89 approaches the future with discipline, teamwork, and tough choices.

Alumni, Alumni, Charlton College of Business, Features, Magazine

Michelle White '90 - alumna - lifelong learne Life-long learner: Michelle White ’90

By Debbie Hazian

Persistence and a love of learning drive Michelle White.

Alumni, Features, Features, Magazine

Robert Leduc '78 - alumnus Agile innovator: Robert Leduc ’78

By Kristle Blais

Robert Leduc is innovating at Pratt & Whitney.

Alumni, College of Engineering, Features, Features, Magazine

Richard Stein, left, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Vanni Bucci published a method to predict the success of probiotics for the treatment of autoimmune diseases and cancer. Bacteria for a healthier gut

By Marissa Matton

Vanni Bucci researches probiotics for the treatment of autoimmune diseases and cancer.

College of Engineering, Departments : Directory, Bioengineering Dept, Faculty, Features, Magazine, Research

Deans signing agreement Winds of change

By Ryan Merrill

CONNECT4WIND agreement to develop programs centered on offshore wind energy

Features, Magazine, Research

Students working in Cranberry Health Research lab Cancer-fighting compounds of cranberries

By Marissa Matton

Cranberry Health Research Center ready to take research to the next level

College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Magazine, Research, STEM

Karimi awarded Manning Prize

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Recognized for excellence in teaching and support of New Bedford revitalization

College of Visual and Performing Arts, Features, Magazine

Christopher Rogers - CVPA - STYLEWEEK Northeast - thumbmail image CVPA curriculum re-envisioned

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Preparing students for success in a hyper-connected, visual society

Alumni, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Features, Magazine

Maryellen Brisbois, Helder Rocha Pereira, students in Bridging the Atlantic projec Bridging the Atlantic gains international attention

By Debbie Hazian

Program provides opportunities for student nurses to improve health outcomes in the U.S. and Portugal.

College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Features, Magazine

UMass Law student Carly LaCrosse, bottom left, with friends at University of Limerick School of Law Exchange program provides a global perspective

By Marissa Matton

UMass Law's exchange program with University of Limerick School of Law

Features, Magazine, School of Law

Chancellor Johnson & President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa sign exchange agreements. UMassD deepens ties with Portugal

By Marissa Matton

Exchange agreements with several Portuguese universities

College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Magazine

Prof. Stokesbury demonstrates the new SMAST East digitizing lab to students. Stokesbury awarded $302,091 NOAA grant

By Adrienne N. Wartts

For sea scallop research using his underwater, high-resolution drop-camera array

Faculty, Features, Magazine, Research, School for Marine Science and Technology

Walter Stroup with middle and high school teachers - STEM Education & Teacher Development New STEM Education PhD

By Marissa Matton

Will prepare students to improve STEM education throughout the region, state, and nation

College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, Features, Magazine, STEM

offshore wind turbine Information for a new industry

By Marissa Matton

The Public Policy Center is responding to the need for analysis of the emerging offshore wind industry.

Features, Magazine, Research, School for Marine Science and Technology

Dr. Lance Fiondella, right, and student - College of Engineering senior design capstone project in May of this year. Fiondella wins $452,454 NSF grant

By Debbie Hazian

Prestigious CAREER Award recognizes academic role models in research and education.

College of Engineering, Departments : Directory, Electrical and Computer Engineering Dept, Faculty, Features, Magazine, Research

Jacob Moreira '19 - Corsairs Soccer - Corsair Rep Jacob Moreira '19: marketing & graphic design

By Web Editor

Dual major for career versatility

Admissions, Athletics, Charlton College of Business, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Features, Features, Commencement

Kirsten Harnden - Admissions Corsair Rep Kirsten Harnden '19: internships to gain real-world experience

By Web Editor

The three-sport athlete is a bioengineering major and holds a job on campus.

Admissions, College of Engineering, Departments : Directory, Bioengineering Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, Features, Student Story

Jazmine Jiminez '20 - Admissions Corsair Rep Corsair Rep Jazmine Jimenez '20

By Web Editor

Sharing the UMassD experience with prospective students

Admissions, Charlton College of Business, Features

Bioengineering major Kayla Loycano '19 working in lab Kayla Loycano ’19 hangs up her soccer cleats for career in medicine

By Debbie Hazian

Bioengineering major has excelled on the field and in the classroom

Departments : Directory, Bioengineering Dept, Departments, College of Engineering, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Corsair Stories, Features, Honors College, Features, Student Story

Rachel Bellantoni, Charlton College of Business, student ambassador Rachel Bellantoni '19: Raytheon intern

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Rachel, a marketing and management student at the Charlton College of Business, talks about how faculty mentorship and an internship in the defense industry led her to discover her passion and land her dream job.

Charlton College of Business, Degree Type, BS, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Student Research, Women in STEM

ml Michaella Lesieur '18: Passion, internships, and experience

By Tricia Breton

Michaella Lesieur used her mom as the source of her passion and inspiration.

College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships

Bhen Alan and students Bhen Alan '19: Fine arts major

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Bhen, a CVPA student from the Philippines, discusses how his journey back home has influenced his artistic abilities and provided him with the opportunity to excel beyond his academic studies.

Departments : Directory, Art Education Art History Media Studies Dept, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Degree Type, BFA, Features, Commencement, Features, Corsair Stories, Features, International Students, Features, Student Research, Features, Student Story, Features, Study abroad, Features, Transfer Students, Office of Undergraduate Research, Program Pages, major, Program Pages, undergraduate degree

Dell EMC event DELL EMC recruits students of color to tech field

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Dell EMC executives and a panel of young professionals recently visited UMassD to recruit students of color and discuss the importance of having men and women of diverse backgrounds in the tech field.

Alumni, Charlton College of Business, College of Engineering, Degree Type, BA, BS, Features, Features, Black History

Laodecia “Lala” Fevrier, panelist at Dell EMC recruitment event Diversifying the world of technology

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Laodecia Fevrier '18, a marketing analyst at Dell EMC, returns to UMassD to serve a one of the Young Professional Panelist during Dell EMC’s "Changing the Face of Tech" recruiting event.

Alumni, Alumni, Charlton College of Business, Degree Type, BA, Features, Features, Features, Black History, Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service

Laodecia “Lala” Fevrier Laodecia Fevrier '18: Marketing analyst at Dell EMC

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Charlton College of Business alumnae Laodecia Fevrier talks about benefiting from leadership opportunities, building a personal brand, and her career goals.

Alumni, Charlton College of Business, Features, Features, Internships, Features, Student Story, Women in STEM

Andre Olivier - class of 2018 - thumbnail image Andre Olivier '18: internship with the Newport Gulls

By Web Editor

Math major plans a career as a sports statistician

College of Arts and Sciences, Departments : Directory, Mathematics Dept, Features, Features, Features, Corsair Stories, Features, Internships

Emily Norwood Emily Norwood '19 awarded $10K scholarship

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Emily Norwood is the recipient of a $10,000 scholarship for the upcoming academic year from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.

Charlton College of Business, Degree Type, BS, Features, Features, Commencement, Program Pages, major, Scholarships

CVPA alum Marc Arbitelle Marc Arbitelle '18: Art History major

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Marc talks about his versatile experiences as a student pursuing art history at the CVPA.

Alumni, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Departments : Directory, Art Education Art History Media Studies Dept, Features, Features, Features, Internships, Features, Student Story, Program Pages, major, Program Pages, minor

Mary Rose Isabelle Mary Rose Isabelle '18: Operations Management

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Mary Rose shares how her coursework, coupled with an internship, helped launch her career.

Alumni, Charlton College of Business, Degree Type, BS, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Leadership & Service, Program Pages, major

Artist Lisa Bryson (MFA '17) working in her studio Alum Lisa Bryson '17 awarded $15K grant

By Adrienne N. Wartts

As a recipient of the prestigious Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation grant, Bryson will complete a body of work consisting of six to eight representational paintings.

Alumni, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Degree Type, MFA, Features, Features

Phillip Rutahweire outside UMass Law Phillip Rutahweire: Focus on immigration law

By Marissa Matton

After relocating from Uganda when he was 13, Phillip Rutahweire, JD candidate '18, pursued U.S. citizenship while at UMass Law.

Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service, School of Law

Charlemya Erasme - Endeavor Scholar - 29 Who Shine Charlemya Erasme '18: Commitment to social justice

By Web Editor

The Endeavor Scholar was recently recognized as one of the state's "29 Who Shine"

College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Student Story, Gallery

Robert Oleary Robert O’Leary ’16 ’18: A connection with professors

By College of Arts and Sciences

Becoming a teacher is Robert's chance to give back.

College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Commencement, School of Education

Hannah Smith Hannah Smith ’18: Psychology and math major

By College of Arts and Sciences

After taking a psychology course as a freshman, she decided that psychology paired well with mathematics.

College of Arts and Sciences, Departments : Directory, Mathematics Dept, Departments : Directory, Psychology Dept, Features, Commencement

Alicia Blanchard - student speaker - UMass Law - Commencement 2018 Alicia Blanchard: 2018 UMass Law Commencement Speaker

By Marissa Matton

Alicia Blanchard, JD candidate '18, plans to work in special education reform.

Features, Commencement, School of Law

Zachary Grant - PhD in Engineering & Applied Science - College of Engineering Zachary Grant '13, PhD '18: Engineering and Applied Science

By Web Editor

Recipient of SIAM Student Paper Prize will begin Householder Fellowship at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory

College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story

Genevieve Sarro, College of Nursing Genevieve Sarro '18: Nursing

By Web Editor

After meeting midwives as a young child, Genevieve Sarro '18 plans to become a maternity nurse.

Departments, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College

Christina Hoang - BFA Illustration - College of Visual & Performing Arts Christina Hoang '18: Storytelling through art

By Celina Andrade

Art that explores the duality of the mind and the body.

College of Visual and Performing Arts, Features, Commencement

Quinn Harris Quinn Harris '18: Commonwealth Scholar

By Celina Andrade

Illustration major Quinn Harris '18 has a goal of publishing his first children's book.

College of Visual and Performing Arts, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, Student Story, Scholarships

Alexander Kephart Alexander Kephart '18: Commonwealth Scholar

By Celina Andrade

Questioning the link between real-life violence and virtual violence.

Departments, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Gallery

Erick Maldonado - CVPA - BFA Painting - Class of 2018 Erick Maldonado '18: BFA in Painting

By Web Editor

Created a solo exhibition highlighting African-American student life on campus.

College of Visual and Performing Arts, Features, Commencement, Gallery

Veronica Fernandes, UMassD student majors in nursing, earns a BS in Nursing Veronica Fernandes ’18: Nursing

By Debbie Hazian

Bridging the Atlantic Program with Portugal provides foundation in community nursing

College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Story, Features, Study abroad

Charlens Beneche Charlens Beneche '18: Leader and awardee

By Tricia Breton

The Lamar McClinton Leadership award represents the legacy that leadership can create.

College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Commencement

Student environmentalist, Deepak Kumar Deepak Kumar '18: MS in Data Science

By Celina Andrade

Pursued research in machine learning, computer vision, and transfer learning.

Degree Type, MS, Departments : Directory, Data Science Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Graduate, Research

Lisa Bryson, 2017, The Couple, oil on panel, 12” x 24 Lisa Bryson '17: Painting Graduate Student

By College of Visual & Performing Arts

Awarded highly competitive Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation grant

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Portrait painting by Allen TenBusschen CVPA graduate student selected as semi-finalist for prestigious 2018 BP Portrait Award

By College of Visual & Performing Arts

Allen TenBusschen, graduate student in Painting, selected as a semi-finalist for the BP Portrait Award 2018 exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in London, UK

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Student environmental Marvey Mathurin '18: Corsairs football & civil engineering

By Celina Andrade

Gained real-world experience through two internships and his senior design project.

Athletics, College of Engineering, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships

Celina Andrade - Class of 2018 Celina Andrade '18: sights set on law school

By Web Editor

Ultimate career goal is to work in the Department of Justice as a federal prosecutor.

College of Arts and Sciences, Departments : Directory, Political Science Dept, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service

Colin Brown - Class of 2018 - Data Science Colin Brown '18: BS in Data Science

By Celina Andrade

Opportunities for research have provided Colin Brown '18 with new perspectives on data science and his own career path.

Departments : Directory, Data Science Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Transfer Students, Program Pages, interdisciplinary

Rachel Bellantoni, Charlton College of Business, student ambassador Rachael Buchanan '18: Dreams of bringing healthcare to developing nations

By Web Editor

After gaining clinical experience, Rachael Buchanan '18 is focusing on the healthcare side of lab medicine.

Admissions, College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Student Story

Corsairs Hockey Jerry Laakso '18 Jerry Laakso '18: will return to his native Finland to play hockey professionally

By Web Editor

Combining hockey with a business major entrepreneurship and small business.

Charlton College of Business, Features, Commencement, Features, Corsair Stories, Features, International Students

Jarell Samuel Jarell Samuel '18: Medical technologist at Massachusetts General Hospital

By Web Editor

Jarell Samuel '18 majored in MLS to fulfill his lifelong dream of being a scientist.

Admissions, College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Leadership & Service

UMassD alum Marissa McCabe Marisa McCabe '17: Dual degree arts major

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Alum Marisa McCabe talks about the top-notch education she received at UMass Dartmouth's College of Visual & Performing Arts.

Alumni, Alumni, Athletics, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Degree Type, BFA, Features, Features, Features, Internships, Features, Transfer Students, Program Pages, major

Tia Martineau Tia Martineau '18: Cutting-edge research in astrophysics

By Web Editor

Next step: PhD in physics/astrophysics

College of Engineering, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Student Research

Sheel Prajapati '18 Sheel Prajapati '18: Coastal systems science

By Adrienne N. Wartts

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.

Alumni, Alumni, Degree Type, MS, Departments : Directory, Estuarine and Ocean Sciences Dept, Features, Features, Features, Features, Commencement, Program Pages, graduate degree, School for Marine Science and Technology, Alumni Connections

Jacob Aaronson, College of Engineering/Bioengineering Jacob Aaronson '18: Bioengineering

By Web Editor

As a bioengineer, Jacob aims to help better the lives of others, while challenging himself.

College of Engineering, Features, Features, Commencement

Elisabeth Buck English Professor Elisabeth Buck publishes her first book

By College of Arts and Sciences

Professor Buck's book covers the process of academic writing and publication, as well as the push from more open access and multimodality.

College of Arts and Sciences, Faculty, Features

Charlton College of Business student ambassador Sarah Riecke Sarah Riecke '18: Leader and ambassador

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Sarah, a management information systems major and student ambassador, is founder of the Big Data Club at UMassD.

Charlton College of Business, Degree Type, BS, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Leadership & Service, Program Pages, major, Program Pages, undergraduate degree

Nicole Hernandez '18 Nicole Hernandez '18: Student Leader

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Coursework and leadership involvement transition into real-world business experiences for Nicole Hernandez.

Charlton College of Business, Degree Type, BS, Features, Commencement, Features, Corsair Stories, Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Student Story, Program Pages, major, UMassD - Home

John Buck Dr. John Buck: exploring underwater acoustics

By Web Editor

Dr. John Buck has received a grant from the U.S. Office of Naval Research to execute a 5-year project on underwater sounds.

College of Engineering, Faculty, Features, Research

Michael Goodman Dr. Michael Goodman: Executive director of UMassD's Public Policy Center

By Web Editor

The Public Policy Center completes research and public service in the areas of education, health, housing, and economic development.

Departments : Directory, Public Policy Dept, Faculty, Features, Research

Charlton College of Business student at DataFest 2018 Charlton students garner award at DataFest 2018

By Adrienne N. Wartts

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.

Charlton College of Business, Degree Type, BS, Featured News, Features, Student Research, Program Pages, major, Program Pages, undergraduate degree

Robert Drew Dr. Robert Drew: Research in clownfish genetics

By Web Editor

Dr. Robert Drew utilizes newly developed genomic technologies to investigate the genes of clownfish.

College of Arts and Sciences, Departments : Directory, Biology Dept, Faculty, Features, Research

Suoqing Ji ’13, MS Physics, College of Engineering Suoqing Ji ’13, MS Physics, unravels the mysteries of the universe

By Web Editor

Awarded the Burke Prize Fellowship in Theoretical Physics & Astrophysics.

Alumni, College of Engineering, Departments : Directory, Physics Dept, Features, Features, UMassD - Home

Samantha Reid posing in the library Samantha Reid '18: Student Trustee

By Web Editor

Samantha Reid '18 advances toward her career goals through leadership on- and off-campus.

Departments : Directory, Political Science Dept, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Corsair Stories, Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service, UMassD - Home

Andrew Leo Stansbury headshot Andrew Leo Stansbury chosen as one of the 2018 NCECA Emerging Artists

By College of Visual & Performing Arts

Andrew will speak at the national conference later this month.

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Rashelle Noncent Crime and justice major finds her way

By College of Arts and Sciences

As her four-year journey at UMass Dartmouth comes to an end, crime and justice major Rashelle Noncent ’18 has proven that hard work pays off.

College Now, College of Arts and Sciences, Departments : Directory, Crime and Justice Studies Dept, Features, Commencement

Susan T. Costa ’72 pictured with former Dean of Students Don Howard College Now: 50 years of inspiration

By Magazine Editor

From the dream of a college education to the reality of earning a degree

College Now, Features, Features, Magazine, UMassD - Home

Scott Tingle ’87 is a member of Expedition 54/55 to the International Space Station. UMassD launches a dream

By Magazine Editor

UMassD alumnus Scott Tingle achieves his lifelong goal of becoming an astronaut.

Features, Features, Magazine

Gloria de Sa, Portugalia Market, Fall River Food and Portuguese identity

By Magazine Editor

Exploring the links between food, culture, and identity

Departments : Directory, Portuguese Dept, Features, Magazine

Roz Crews is CVPA's artist in residence and director of the Center for Undisciplined Research Art that engages

By Magazine Editor

A blend of artistic research and social fields of study

Alumni, Alumni, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Features

Chandra Orrill Making math fun

By Magazine Editor

A tool for building connections between complex ideas in fun, engaging ways

College of Arts and Sciences, Departments : Directory, Mathematics Dept, Features, Magazine

Shared Voices - Matthew Najarian Matthew Najarian ’17 inspires dialogue on campus through art

By Magazine Editor

Shared Voices encourages meaningful conversations about political, social, and cultural issues

Features, Features, Features, Corsair Stories, Features, Magazine

Jade Figueroa, 2017 essay winner, This We Believe UMass Dartmouth Fostering success

By Magazine Editor

Jade Figueroa '21 believes in perseverance through resilience

Departments : Directory, Crime and Justice Studies Dept, Features, Features, Corsair Stories, Features, Magazine

Joohyun Chung Big data for better health

By Magazine Editor

Improving patient care through informatics and electronic health records

College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Features, Magazine, Research

Vijaya Chalivendra Safer structures with carbon nanotubes

By Magazine Editor

Using nanotubes to conduct electricity and allow early detection of failing structures

College of Engineering, Features, Magazine, Research

Civil engineering professor Walaa Mogawer Green asphalt

By Magazine Editor

Increasing the sustainability of asphalt pavements.

College of Engineering, Faculty, Features, Magazine

Amanda Hart, Gavin Fay, Atlantic herring, SMAST Amanda Hart: Protecting Atlantic herring

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Sustaining Atlantic herring populations through examining alternative fishery methods

Departments : Directory, Fisheries Oceanography Dept, Features, Magazine, Research, School for Marine Science and Technology

Robert Coyne Robert Coyne ’07, MS ’11

By Magazine Editor

Appointed physics lecturer at University of Rhode Island

College of Engineering, Features, Features, Magazine

Mariah Tarentino sitting in front of a fountain Mariah Tarentino ‘18: Art History major

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Mariah Tarentino demonstrates how interspersing art and politics can help raise awareness.

College of Visual and Performing Arts, Departments : Directory, Art Education Art History Media Studies Dept, Departments : Directory, Political Science Dept, Departments : Directory, Womens and Gender Studies Dept, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Research

Kathleen Elliott DNP, College of Nursing Dr. Kathleen Elliott: Doctor of Nursing Practice

By Web Editor

Doctoral project teaches the art of building trust with substance-use disorder patients.

College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Features, Features, Graduate

Physics grad student, Alec Yonika Physics students publish papers in top research journals

By Web Editor

Izak Thuestad & Alec Yonika uncover new features, employ new techniques in researching black holes

College of Engineering, Departments : Directory, Physics Dept, Features, Corsair Stories, Features, Graduate, Research

Joe Tavares headshot Joe Tavares '15: Designer and Photographer

By College of Visual & Performing Arts

Now on the west coast working at an artist management and creative intelligence agency in California.

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Mary McBridge Mary McBride: Editor-in-chief of the UMass Law Review

By Marissa Matton

Near the top of her cohort, Mary McBride, JD candidate '18, has successfully balanced courses, internships, and leadership positions.

Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service, School of Law

Year in Review: 2017

By Web Editor

Top news stories

Alumni, College of Arts and Sciences, Charlton College of Business, College of Engineering, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Featured News, Research, School for Marine Science and Technology, School of Law

Brandon Berkley '18: Corsairs Hockey & Business Management

By Celina Andrade

Through athletics and internships, Brandon has developed the discipline that will translate into a successful business career.

Athletics, Charlton College of Business, Features, Commencement, Features, Corsair Stories, Features, Internships

Deborah Dele-Oni '18 conducted research during her internships at UMass Medical and Brown University. Deborah Dele-Oni: Research in immunology

By Celina Andrade

Deborah Dele-Oni '18 conducted research during her internships at UMass Medical and Brown University.

Admissions, College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Corsair Stories, Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Student Research

Sarah Riecke Sarah Riecke '18: Leadership and community engagement

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Sarah, a management information systems major, is founder of the Big Data Club at UMassD

Charlton College of Business, Features, Features, Leadership & Service

Greg DeCelles Greg DeCelles '14: Living Marine Resource Science and Management

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Alum Greg DeCelles talks about SMAST's collaborative environment and the added value of working with faculty, peers, and local fishermen

Alumni, College of Engineering, Features, Features, Graduate, masters, undergraduate degree, Research, School for Marine Science and Technology, School for Marine Science and Technology, Alumni Connections

Marcos Sastre-Cordova on a boat on the water Marcos Sastre-Cordova '14: PhD, Marine Observation Technologies

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Alum Marcos Sastre-Cordova talks about his work as a systems engineer and explains how pursuing his doctorate degree at SMAST helped advance his career path.

Alumni, Features, Features, School for Marine Science and Technology, School for Marine Science and Technology, Alumni Connections

Lum-bih Tashi Lum-Bih Tashi: a political science alumna and activist

By Office of Public Affairs

Political science alumna works at the Union of Minority Neighborhoods as a project administrator and dedicates time to young kids and teens.

Alumni, College of Arts and Sciences, Departments : Directory, Political Science Dept

Mike Rocha Music and medicine helps local cardiologist connect to his patients

By Office of Public Affairs

Dr. Michael Rocha ’98 uses music and medicine as a way to connect himself to the local community.

Alumni, College of Arts and Sciences, Departments : Directory, Chemistry and Biochemistry Dept, Features

Art History student Mariah Tarentino Mariah Tarentino Working for Art Journal Open

By College of Visual & Performing Arts

Art History student Mariah Tarentino

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Valerie Hall Valerie Hall '14: PhD Marine Science: Living Marine Resources Science/Management

By Web Editor

Alumna Valerie Hall talks about her studies at UMassD's School for Marine Science & Technology and the Intercampus Marine Science Program, which allows students to take courses anywhere in the UMass system.

Alumni, Alumni, Departments : Directory, Estuarine and Ocean Sciences Dept, Departments : Directory, Fisheries Oceanography Dept, Features, graduate degree, School for Marine Science and Technology, School for Marine Science and Technology, Alumni Connections

BS in Mechanical Engineering - Semirah Dolan '18 outside eBay sign Semirah Dolan '18: Internship at eBay

By Marissa Matton

Semirah Dolan '18 views her software engineering internship in Silicon Valley as a priceless opportunity.

College of Engineering, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service

Amanda Prescott Amanda Prescott '18: pursuing a career in reliability engineering

By Web Editor

Physics major forges her own applied physics track.

College of Engineering, Features, Commencement, Features, Corsair Stories, Features, Internships, Features, Transfer Students

work by Jennifer Ling Datchuk Ceramics alumna receives award from American Craft Council

By College of Visual & Performing Arts

Jennifer Ling Datchuk, MFA '08, is the winner of the American Craft Council 2017 Emerging Voices Artist Award.

Alumni, College of Visual and Performing Arts

Taylor Centeio '17 Crime and Justice Studies alumna begins graduate study at Suffolk University

By College of Arts and Sciences

Taylor Centeio '17 came to UMass Dartmouth in the fall of 2014 with a deep and unrelenting passion for the field of social work and criminal justice. She learned more than she bargained for.

Alumni, College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Features, Corsair Stories

Students at African American Day Parade UMassD students experience the heart of Black culture

By Adrienne N. Wartts

In celebration of Black history, legacy, and culture, UMassD students intersect with a crowd of thousands of participants and viewers during the African American Day Parade – one of the country’s most distinguished national processions.

College Now, College of Arts and Sciences, Departments : Directory, Art Education Art History Media Studies Dept, Departments : Directory, History Dept, Departments : Directory, School of Education Dept, Features, Features, Black History, School of Education

Tia Martineau - NSF REU program Summer research for senior physics majors

By Web Editor

Tia Martineau' 18 & Kiersten Nunes '18 participated in NSF-funded summer research programs.

College of Engineering, Features, Corsair Stories, Features, Student Research

Fold Unfold Exhibition Catalogue cover Student work Published in Exhibition Catalog

By College of Visual & Performing Arts

Textile Design/Fiber Arts weaving students woven coverlet included in Fold Unfold: A Project by Susan Falls and Jessica Smith

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Convocation2017 Welcome, Class of 2021

By Web Editor

The Class of 2021 is made up of 1,351 first-year students from 16 states and 5 countries.

Features, Corsair Stories

Biology alumna becomes involved with science research at MIT and Harvard

By College of Arts and Sciences

Ashley Ciulla '15 has partnered with and works alongside talented scientific researchers at two prestigious institutions.

Alumni, College of Arts and Sciences, Features

From legislative fellow to legislative correspondent

By College of Arts and Sciences

After a summer-long fellowship with a New Hampshire senator, Thalia Valkanos '18 just received an exciting job offer on Capitol Hill.

Alumni, College of Arts and Sciences, Features

Shaunia Bronson Shaunia Bronson '19: art education

By Web Editor

Finding inspiration and encouragement as she grows as an artist and educator.

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Chancellor Robert E. Johnson greets students, faculty, staff. UMassD's new chancellor, Dr. Robert E. Johnson

By Magazine Editor

Embracing innovation with an agile mind.

Features, Corsair Stories, Features, Magazine

Claire T. Carney Library Building a better future

By Magazine Editor

Thoughtful renovation nurtures innovation.

Features, Magazine, Alumni, Features

Leone Family at UMassD Roxanne Leone '94: a leader in marketing

By Magazine Editor

Roxanne Leone's accomplishments include winning the 40 Under 40 Leader Award from Dealerscope Magazine.

Features, Magazine, Charlton College of Business, Features, Features

Michael Leone Michael Leone '94: master of illusion

By Magazine Editor

Playing with your mind and your heart in the fast-evolving field of visual effects.

Features, Magazine, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Features, Features

Danielle Czarnowski ’15 mentors Gina Tigano ’17, a UMassD bioengineering student Danielle Czarnowski '15: encouraging women in STEM

By Magazine Editor

Giving back to her alma mater and helping women succeed.

College of Engineering, Features, Magazine

Sheri McCoy '80, CEO of Avon, poses with an Avon representative Sheri McCoy '80: Reviving a brand that empowers women

By Magazine Editor

Sheri McCoy '80 is chief executive officer and director of Avon Products, Inc.

Features, Magazine

LaDonna Christian LaDonna Christian MSN '07, PhD

By Magazine Editor

Associate professor and director of the Dotson Bridge and Mentoring Program at Simmons College.

Alumni, Features, Features, Magazine

Elizabeth Talerman Brand new: Elizabeth Talerman '85

By Magazine Editor

Elizabeth Talerman is an innovator in marketing and brand strategy.

Features, Magazine, Charlton College of Business

Dr. Robert E. Johnson on the cover of UMassD Magazine Summer 2017 Meet the Chancellor

By Magazine Editor

Chancellor Robert E. Johnson introduces himself--and the summer issue of UMassD Magazine.

Features, Magazine

Tianna Edwards UMassD internship spotlight Tianna Edwards '18: Internships with a focus on medical research

By Web Editor

Tianna shared her experiences and advice at an Internship Showcase sponsored by the Career Development Center

College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships, Features, Student Research

Jerry Laakso - thumbnail Jerry Laakso '18: Recruited from Finland to play Corsairs hockey

By Web Editor

Mixing hockey with studies in entrepreneurship and small business

Features, Corsair Stories, Features, International Students

Shelby Quill: Dual major in digital media and graphic design

By Marissa Matton

Inspired by her love of video games, Shelby Quill '18 hopes to create art in the gaming industry.

College of Visual and Performing Arts, Features, Features, Commencement

Mollie Madigan posing with Arnie Mollie Madigan: Preparing for a career as a veterinarian

By Marissa Matton

After visiting campus, Mollie Madigan '18 knew UMassD was where she'd accomplish her goals.

Athletics, College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Leadership & Service

Jarell Samuel Jarell Samuel: Preparing for a career as a microbiologist or genetic counselor

By Marissa Matton

Jarell Samuel '18 chose to major in MLS to fulfill his lifelong dream of being a scientist.

Admissions, College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Leadership & Service

Tia Martineau: Theoretical cosmologies, dark matter & design

By Marissa Matton

Combining her interests in physics and art, Tia Martineau '18 designed the mural for Prof. Khanna's supercomputer trailer.

College of Engineering, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Student Research

Shaad Mahmud: PhD in Computer & Electrical Engineering Shaad Mahmud: PhD in Computer & Electrical Engineering

By Marissa Matton

Shaad Mahmud PhD '18 won first place at the Sigma Xi research exhibition for his research on a portable NICU for premature infants.

College of Engineering, Features, Commencement, Features, Graduate, Features, International Students, Features, Student Research

dec 2nd, 2016 Rachael Buchanan: Goal of bringing healthcare to developing nations

By Marissa Matton

After gaining lab experience as an MLS major, Rachael Buchanan '18 is focusing on the healthcare side of lab medicine.

Admissions, College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Leadership & Service

Rachel Allen with Prof. Kristen Sethares Rachel Allen: PhD in Nursing

By Marissa Matton

Rachel Allen, PhD '18 is the first UMass Dartmouth recipient of a Jonas Center Nursing Scholarship.

College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Graduate, Features, Student Research, Research

Madison Boucher kicking the soccer ball Madison Boucher '18, three-time scholarship recipient

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Political science and crime and justice major Madison Boucher talks about how receiving scholarships has allowed her to focus on academics, athletics, and community involvement.

College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Corsair Stories, Scholarships

Tori Carter Victoria Carter: Future in clinical psychology

By Marissa Matton

Victoria Carter '18 found her passion for psychology after taking elective courses.

Admissions, College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Leadership & Service

Matthew Najarian '17 Matthew Najarian '17: Shared Voices

By Web Editor

Senior design project promoted campus diversity and dialogue.

College of Visual and Performing Arts, Features, Corsair Stories

Callie Nunez Callie Nunez '17: advocate for recovery

By Web Editor

Callie Nunez '17 has been recognized for her efforts to raise awareness around combating the ongoing opioid crisis.

College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Leadership & Service

Brandi Bass, 2017 Undergraduate Commencement Speaker Brandi Bass '17: Management training at Aetna

By Web Editor

The next step for Brandi Bass '17 is the management development training program at Aetna, Inc.

College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Commencement, Admissions, Charlton College of Business, Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service

Frankie Romeo '17 - Graphic Design, Digital Media Frankie Romeo '17: graphic design & digital media

By Web Editor

An internship in design provided the opportunity to work on brochure, poster, and visual identity projects.

College of Visual and Performing Arts, Features, Corsair Stories

Dahlia Medieros '12 Dahlia Medeiros ’12: Environmental scientist and engineer

By Adrienne N. Wartts

UMassD alum joins Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection's Waterway Protection Program to help address Commonwealth's statewide concerns

Alumni, Alumni, Departments : Directory, Estuarine and Ocean Sciences Dept, Departments : Directory, Fisheries Oceanography Dept, Features, Features, School for Marine Science and Technology, School for Marine Science and Technology, Alumni Connections

Tharima Ferdausi Tharima Ferdausi ’19, scholarship recipient

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Mechanical engineering major Tharima Ferdausi talks about how receiving scholarship support has allowed her to focus on her career path.

Features, College of Engineering - Home, Scholarships

Quinn Harris Quinn Harris ’18, scholarship recipient

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Illustration major Quinn Harris talks about how receiving a scholarship has enabled him to pursue his studies, develop as an artist, and engage in community service.

College of Visual and Performing Arts, Featured News, Scholarships

Matthew Phou Matthew Phou ’18, two-time scholarship recipient

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Bioengineering major Matthew Phou talks about the inspiration behind his interest in the engineering and medical fields, and the benefit of scholarships.

College of Engineering, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Featured News, Scholarships

Jared Louf-Woods 2017 Captain's Corner: Jared Louf-Woods '18

By College Now

A perspective on practice, training, and success at meets during the winter intersession.

College Now

Seth Rainville Seth Rainville '96: ceramics artist, educator, storyteller

By College of Visual & Performing Arts

Dedicated to his craft, with a passion for promoting the arts and artists.

College of Visual and Performing Arts, Alumni, Features, Features

John Ferguson John Ferguson '17: From admissions ambassador to counselor

By Web Editor

John Ferguson '17 gained professional experience in marketing & social media.

Alumni, Charlton College of Business, Features, Commencement, Features, Corsair Stories, Features, Internships

Hannah Blount '08 - jewelry designer & entrepreneur Hannah Blount '08: jewelry designer, entrepreneur

By Web Editor

With a design studio in Boston, Hannah Blount sells her jewelry in boutiques and galleries across the world.

College of Visual and Performing Arts, Alumni

Justin March '14, Newton PD, Boston Marathon 2017 Justin S. March '14: dream job in law enforcement

By Web Editor

As a crime & justice studies undergraduate, Justin interned for the United States Marshals Service in Washington, DC.

College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Features, Internships, Alumni

Rebecca Purchase '17 - Illustration, Biology Rebecca Purchase '17: a passion for art & science

By Web Editor

A dual major in biology & illustration, Rebecca is adapting a scientific article into a graphic novel format.

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Michael Savaria, 2017 Graduate Commencement Student Speaker Michael Savaria, PhD '17: Graduate Student Commencement Speaker

By Web Editor

Graduating with a PhD in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, he has previously earned three other degrees at UMassD.

College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Commencement, Alumni, Features, Graduate, Features, Leadership & Service

Sheyla Lors Sheyla Lors, JD '17: UMass Law Student Commencement Speaker

By Marissa Matton

After taking the New York Bar Exam, JD candidate Sheyla Lors plans to provide pro bono legal services in South Africa.

Features, Commencement, Features, Graduate, Features, Internships, School of Law

Kevin Delaney, UMass Dartmouth student trustee 2016-2017 Kevin Delaney '17: Student Trustee

By Web Editor

From student leadership to study abroad, Kevin Delaney '17 has participated in many of the experiences and opportunities available to UMassD students.

Departments, College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Corsair Stories, Features, Honors College, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Study abroad

Ethan Dazelle, JD/MBA '17 Ethan Dazelle: Editor-in-chief of the UMass Law Review

By Marissa Matton

While at UMass Law, Ethan Dazelle, JD/MBA candidate '17 gained practical law experience in the Human Rights at Home Clinic and on the Jessup Moot Court team.

School of Law, Features, Student Research, Features, Graduate, Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Commencement, Charlton College of Business

Thumbnail image, Eve Kumzech Eve Kuzmech '17: One of "29 Who Shine"

By Web Editor

Peer health educator Eve Kuzmech '17 took on leadership roles and conducted research to improve student health and safety.

College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Student Research, Features, Study abroad, Features, Internships

Thumbnail image, Elisandra Pereira Ellie Paris-Miranda, MBA, PhD '17: Doctorate in Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies & Theory, MBA in International Entrepreneurship

By Web Editor

Ellie Paris-Miranda's vision of the "Afro-shentrepreneur" focuses on the empowerment of African women and women of the African diaspora.

College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Graduate, Features, International Students, Features, Leadership & Service, Charlton College of Business

Talia DAmbruoso Talia D'Ambruoso '17: bioengineering to improve lives

By Web Editor

Well-rounded: Talia D'Ambruoso '17 combined her studies in bioengineering with women's soccer, study abroad, and two internships.

College of Engineering, Features, Internships, Features, Study abroad, Athletics, Features, Commencement

Heather Davis, MFA '17, Artisanry/Ceramics Heather Jo Davis, MFA '17: creating social commentary through visual art

By Web Editor

Ceramics artist Heather Jo Davis, MFA '17 champions the value and preservation of wilderness areas.

College of Visual and Performing Arts, Features, Commencement, Features, Graduate, Features, Leadership & Service

Fold Unfold exhibition The Vernacular Coverlet

By College of Visual & Performing Arts

Intro to Weaving students participated in a national exhibit at Lyndon House Arts Center in Athens Georgia titled Fold Unfold.

College of Visual and Performing Arts, Gallery

Mabel Tejada Mabel Tejada '17: working for change

By Web Editor

Mabel Tejada '17 envisions a career that will be driven by her values and beliefs.

College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Commencement

Vanda Depina Vanda Depina '17: achieving goals, caring for fellow students

By Web Editor

As the founder of C.A.R.E., Vanda Depina '17 created a supportive environment for students who are on their own.

College Now, Features, Commencement

Sofia Reppucci speaking at the podium, MLK Breakfast 2017 Sofia Reppucci '17: President, Student Government Association

By Web Editor

As a student leader, Sofia Reppucci '17 has learned the "true power of change."

Charlton College of Business, Features, Commencement

Etienne Niyonsaba - Share The Dream Senior Speaker Etienne Niyonsaba '17: journey to education & achievement

By Web Editor

From school days in a refugee camp to the pursuit of a degree in accounting, education has been a constant for Etienne Niyonsaba '17.

Charlton College of Business, College Now, Features, Commencement, Features, Internships

Danielle Tinkham '09 Danielle Tinkham '09: award-winning teacher of physics

By College of Engineering

Physics alumna Danielle Tinkham was a regional winner of a PhysTEC Teacher of the Year Award.

Alumni, College of Engineering

Photo of Molly Harrington thumbnail Alumni Feature: Molly Harrington '12

By College of Visual & Performing Arts

Photography major Molly Harrington '12 is a photographer and photo editor for a Boston-based online fashion retailer.

College of Visual and Performing Arts, Features, Features

Myles Dias, Class of 2017 Myles Dias '17: business studies, social justice, professional networks

By Web Editor

MIS major Myles Dias '17 has broadened his horizons with involvement in DECA, Unity House, and the founding of an NAACP chapter on campus.

Charlton College of Business, Features, Commencement, Features, Leadership & Service

Travis Weiland Travis Weiland, PhD '17 accepts tenure-track position

By College of Arts and Sciences

After graduation, Travis Weiland plans on moving to Boone, North Carolina to start his tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education at Appalachian State University.

College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Features, Commencement, Features, Student Research, Research, School of Education

Isabel Saavedra, JD '14, UMass Law Pursuing justice for those without a voice

By Magazine Editor

Acting on her passion for immigration law, Isabel Saavedra, JD ’14 has worked with detainees at the U.S. border with Mexico.

School of Law, Features, Magazine

Congressman Barney Frank UMass Law hosts Immigration Symposium

By Marissa Matton

The UMass Law Review's annual symposium will focus on immigration, sanctuary cities, and the recent travel ban.

School of Law

Dustin Roderigues Dustin Roderigues ’17: motorcyclist, mechanical engineer, entrepreneur

By Web Editor

A passion for motorcycles led Dustin to build the Tachyon, a prototype electric motorcycle.

College of Engineering, Features, Commencement

UMass Dartmouth celebrates Cape Verdean culture

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Carlos Wahnon Veiga, Ambassador of Cape Verde to the US, will deliver keynote address “Cape Verdean Communities and Belonging in Challenging Times” at the University’s 1st Annual Cape Verdean Cultural Day on Friday, April 7

Features, News and Public Information, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Charlton College of Business, College of Engineering, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, School of Education, School of Law, College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Black History

work by Katie Wild Katie Wild Wins Prestigious Grant for Representational Art

By College of Visual & Performing Arts

College of Visual and Performing Arts, Alumni

Biology student sitting in front of Mayo Clinic sign Elizabeth Cross '17 is planning a career as a pediatric surgeon

By College of Arts and Sciences

A research internship at Yale and her studies in biology at UMassD have prepared Elizabeth for the challenges of medical school.

Departments, College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Honors College, Features, Internships, Features, Transfer Students

Rahul Kashyap Rahul Kashyap, PhD, '17 pursues the rhythms of the universe

By Web Editor

One of the first graduates of the PhD in Engineering & Applied Science program, Rahul studied supernovae using some of the largest supercomputers in the world.

College of Engineering, Features, Commencement, Features, Commencement, Research

Acclaimed filmmaker Clennon L. King to visit UMassD

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Award-winning film Passage at St. Augustine chronicles movement that led to passage of Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Features, Black History

Alex Siddall - internship in Washington, DC Alex Siddall '17: Washington internship

By Web Editor

An internship at the State Department and a semester abroad in Germany have convinced Alex Siddall '17 of the value of international education.

Features, Internships, Features, Study abroad, College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Commencement, Features, Commencement

Elizabeth Beshansky Crime and Justice Studies alumna finds her calling for business

By College of Arts and Sciences

While working as an insurance underwriter for Sun Life Financial, Elizabeth Beshansky decided it was time to earn her MBA.

College of Arts and Sciences, Alumni, Features

Jennifer Legee working at desk. Jennifer Legee '17: Peer mentor

By Marissa Matton

As the Connect program's peer mentor lead, Jennifer Legee '17 helps other students discover their potential.

Charlton College of Business, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Commencement

Samantha Gottlich - internship at New York Life Samantha Gottlich: learning on the job through multiple internships

By Web Editor

For marketing major Samantha Gottlich '18, gaining hands-on experience is an important step toward her dream job in social media.

Charlton College of Business, Features, Internships, Features, Transfer Students

Share Esperanza: Haiti service mission

By Web Editor

Students working with the service organization traveled to Haiti in January to donate clothing, food, and supplies.

Features, Leadership & Service

Lauren Watka Biology and French alumna joins Brown University

By College of Arts and Sciences

After graduating in 2009, Lauren Watka blended her love of scholarship with adventure and experienced many exciting opportunities.

College of Arts and Sciences, Features

Meaghan ONeill Meaghan O'Neill '17: Career in animation

By Marissa Matton

Planning for a career in animation, Meaghan O'Neill '17 is a dual major in graphic design and digital media.

Admissions, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Commencement

Anna Kristina Goransson Excellence in Fibers

By College of Visual & Performing Arts

An exhibition of selected works from Fiber Art Now's juried print exhibit Excellence in Fibers

College of Visual and Performing Arts, Gallery, Gallery, Current Exhibitions, Gallery, Exhibitions

Black History 4 Seasons programming begins January 15

By Adrienne N. Wartts

UMass Dartmouth's Black History 4 Seasons Council announces events for 2017.

College of Arts and Sciences, Charlton College of Business, College of Engineering, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, College of Visual and Performing Arts

Gabrielle Monteiro Gabrielle Monteiro '17: Future in sustainable urban planning

By Marissa Matton

Gabrielle Monteiro received the 2015 Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellows Award for her commitment to community engagement.

College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Internships, Features, Commencement

The Master in Professional Writing Program prepared Kris Cambra to work in higher education

By College of Arts and Sciences

Kris Cambra, Director of Biomedical Communications at Brown University, used her master's degree in professional writing to help her advance in higher education.

College of Arts and Sciences, Departments : Directory, English Dept, Features

Jenyka Gassnola '17 at Champions for Change Jenyka Gassnola '17: Advocate for women who need a second chance

By Web Editor

During her internship at Together We Bake, Jenyka Gassnola '17 gained new skills, was featured in an NPR article, and was invited to a White House event.

College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Commencement

headshot of professional writing alumna Master of Professional Writing offers broad curriculum that helps bridge the gap between science and communications

By College of Arts and Sciences

UMass Dartmouth’s Master of Professional Writing Program (MPW) helped Meg Cichon further her writing career and network in the science and university communities.

College of Arts and Sciences, Departments : Directory, English Dept, Features

Nursing students with Prof Maryellen Brisbois at the New Bedford Boys & Girls Club Caring on a global scale

By Magazine Editor

The College of Nursing's Global Health Collaborative is changing lives and communities on the international, national, and local levels.

College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Features, Magazine, Features, Leadership & Service

Inside-Out - Service Learning - Students learn side-by-side with Bristol County House of Corrections inmates. Service-learning: challenging students to view themselves and others from a new perspective

By Tricia Breton

An extensive number of service-learning offerings connect coursework with community assistance.

Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Magazine

Tia Maria’s European Café in downtown New Bedford Dining destination: Tia Maria's European Café in New Bedford

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Jessica Coelho '06 established her popular downtown restaurant in 2013.

Charlton College of Business, Features, Magazine, Alumni

Pamela Karimi, Art History, College of Visual and Performing Arts Black spaces matter in New Bedford's history

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Art history professor Pamela Karimi is working with others to tell the story of abolitionist New Bedford.

Features, Magazine, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Features, Black History

Alison Wells: Art influenced by New Bedford's culture & community

By Adrienne N. Wartts

Alison Wells, MFA '07 set her roots in downtown New Bedford, recently named a "Top 10 Creative City."

College of Visual and Performing Arts, Features, Magazine

Corsairs football helmet close-up Textiles blunt concussions

By Magazine Editor

Researchers are using an old textile manufacturing method to produce a new protection against concussions.

Research, Features, Magazine

Alumna begins volunteer work with the Peace Corps

By College of Arts and Sciences

Meaghan Koudelka ’16 joined the Peace Corps and is stationed in Ouarzazate, Morocco as a Youth Development Volunteer.

College of Arts and Sciences, Departments : Directory, Economics Dept, Features

SMAST's Annie Bourbonnais received a National Science Foundation grant to study nitrous oxide cycling in the Western Arctic Ocean. NSF grant supports study of nitrous oxide cycling

By Adrienne N. Wartts

SMAST's Annie Bourbonnais received a National Science Foundation grant for her study of nitrous oxide cycling in the Western Arctic Ocean.

Features, Magazine, Research

Massachusetts oyster bed in a Fish & Wildlife Preserve Oysters cleanse water of nitrogen

By Magazine Editor

Researchers are testing whether oyster clusters can reduce nitrogen levels that destroy fish habitats.

Features, Magazine, Research

Investigating microbial life in Iceland: students collecting samples on the shore Exploring microbial life in Iceland

By Magazine Editor

Last summer, UMassD students spent two weeks investigating microbial life in Iceland.

Features, Magazine, Research

Christopher Rogers working at loom Christopher Rogers: Textile Design/Fiber Art student

By Office of Public Affairs

Christopher Rogers '18 recently received two textile scholarships and is preparing for a semester abroad.

College of Visual and Performing Arts, Features, Study abroad

Jamie Losanno Jamie Losanno: Marketing internship at Dell

By Marissa Matton

After attending a UMassD career fair, Jamie Losanno '17 interned at Dell/EMC.

Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service, Charlton College of Business, Features, Transfer Students

AED Award Winners thumbnail Three UMass Dartmouth alumni receive awards from the Massachusetts Art Education Association (MAEA)

By College of Visual & Performing Arts

Alumni, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Features, Features

UMass Dartmouth welcomes Pedro Pires, President Emeritus of Cape Verde

By Adrienne N. Wartts

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."

News and Public Information, Alumni, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Visual and Performing Arts, College of Engineering, Charlton College of Business, Featured News, Features, Black History, Features, Corsair Stories

Business after hours Business After Hours

By Web Editor

Charlton College of Business and SouthCoast Chamber of Commerce host Business After Hours networking event

Charlton College of Business

Professional headshot of Imad Imad Jbara '17: An Author and College Student

By Tricia Breton

Imad Jbara, a senior psychology major, felt he had something to say, and he found a unique way to say it.

College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Commencement

SGA - Student Government Association Shake The Ship: Dec. 6, 5-7:30pm

By Web Editor

Shake The Ship gives students a voice in the changes they’d like to see on campus.

Features, Corsair Stories, Features

Kayleigh Ellison, Photo credit: Mike Valeri/The Standard-Times/SCMG Kayleigh Ellison: Balancing law school and soccer

By Marissa Matton

UMass Law student Kayleigh Ellison JD '19 puts the same determination into her education as she did in her fight against brain cancer.

School of Law, Athletics, Features, Graduate

The path to professorship

By Tricia Breton

Samantha Pettey ’09 earns her PhD in American Politics and joins Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts as their newest professor.

College of Arts and Sciences, Features

Ashley Gelin at Akamai internship Ashley Gelin '17: Internship at Akamai Technologies

By Marissa Matton

After completing internships at Akamai Technologies and LifeWork Search, Ashley Gelin '17 has a better understanding of the type of career she wants.

Charlton College of Business, Features, Internships, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Commencement

Adrien Mercier: Degree in Art History led to position as gallery director

By Marissa Matton

Hera Gallery director Adrien Mercier '15 says his CVPA classes prepared him for a successful career.

Features, Features, Leadership & Service, College of Visual and Performing Arts

Gratitude Day 2016 - thank you cookie International Gratitude Day: a day to thank on-campus donors

By Web Editor

Arnie the Corsair joined students in thanking faculty and staff for their donations

Features, Features, Corsair Stories

Move-in day 2016 with Arnie Welcome, Class of 2020

By Web Editor

UMass Dartmouth welcomed its newest Corsairs this week, as they moved into residence halls, gathered for Convocation, and began classes.

Featured News, Features, Corsair Stories

Accessibility Awareness Week 2016

By Web Editor

An opportunity to highlight UMassD’s current progress and future opportunities around accessibility issues.

Features, Corsair Stories, College of Arts and Sciences

Carly Rousseau '14 earns Fulbright Teaching Assistantship in Greece

By Tricia Breton

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.

College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Features, Study abroad

AfterMath Symposium 2016

By Web Editor

The AfterMath Symposium connects mathematics alumni with current students.

College of Arts and Sciences, Features, Corsair Stories, Alumni

Art All State 2016 Art All-State provides a glimpse of life as a practicing artist

By Web Editor

CVPA welcomed 145 of the state's most creative high school students for a weekend of intensive art-making.

College of Visual and Performing Arts, Features, Corsair Stories

Emily Moreau Emily Moreau '17: Research on UMassD architecture

By Marissa Matton

After learning about perspective in her media techniques class, Emily Moreau '17 is pursuing an independent study of architecture.

College of Visual and Performing Arts, Admissions, Features, Leadership & Service, Features, Commencement

Alternative spring break 2016

By Web Editor

Supported by the Leduc Center for Civic Engagement, UMassD students spent spring break helping communities in Guatemala, North Carolina, and on the SouthCoast.

Features, Corsair Stories, Features, Leadership & Service

Christian Petitpas sampling Buzzards Bay water Tracking evidence of a changing climate

By Magazine Editor

UMass Dartmouth puts policy and science into action

Research, Features, Magazine