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Two UMassD students receive prestigious SMART Scholarship

The Department of Defense SMART Scholarship awards full tuition and a stipend, and guarantees employment after graduation.

Zachary Gay and Moly Gedutis
Future biologist and bioengineer receive 2024 Founders' Scholarship

Scholarship offers a four-year "full ride" for two high-achieving Massachusetts residents

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Honors College enrollment increases by 32% in just three years

Growth follows change from a program to college, higher admission standards, and increased Honors courses and opportunities

Graphic design major, Honors College
Honors College launches students' achievements through individual advising, mentoring, and funding

Staff supports students in meeting their goals and prepares them for graduate school and career success

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Inaugural Dean of the Honors College appointed

Amy Shapiro selected as Dean after serving as Director of the Honors College since September 2021

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Year in Review: Top 21 stories of 2021

A return to campus brought UMass Dartmouth together to achieve new heights

Virtual Open House events begin Saturday, October 24

UMass Dartmouth kicks off a week of virtual events

Student News

The Honors College would like to congratulate the following students on receiving awards from the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) to fund their proposals. We are so proud of you and cannot wait to see all the great things you discover!

Veronica Bock (Bioengineering): Generating a Zebrafish with GFP Expression in the Heart

Mary Goodrow (Bioengineering): Examining the Effect of Vitamin D on Melanoma

Erica Leventhal (Nursing): Physical Activity Interventions in Middle-Aged Sedentary Women and Cardiovascular Disease

Mehul Puri (Bioengineering): Suicide Vectors for Allelic exchange in Cellulophaga Lytica

Faith Unwin (Sociology): The Impacts Green Spaces Have on Mental and Physical Health: Buttonwood Park and Riverside Park

Dr. Alfonso Mercado Visits Honors Abnormal Psychology Course!

Dr. Mercado, Psychology Professor at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, recently visited our Honors Abnormal Psychology students to discuss Trauma and Abuse in the U.S. Asylum and Immigration System: Realities of the U.S. Mexico Border.

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