Chancellor MacCormack: State budget is strong statement of support for public higher education
Chancellor MacCormack praised the Massachusetts House and Senate today for passing a budget that increases funding for public higher education
July 1 Fireworks, Pops Concert Planned At UMass Dartmouth
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, the Town of Dartmouth and the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra will join July 1 in presenting a fireworks display and pops concert to kick off Independence Day weekend and celebrate the strong partnership that exists between the University and the community.
Losing Jonathan now on CD will be broadcast on WSMU June 13-17
'Losing Jonathan' now on CD will be broadcast on WSMU June 13-17 from 6-7 p.m. WSMU 91.1 on the FM dial or via webcast at www.wsmu.org.
1,471 graduates receive degrees at 105th UMass Dartmouth Commencement
New Bedford native, UMass alum urges high self-expectation.
College of Arts and Sciences honors alumni
A state lawmaker, heart surgeon, and professor will be the recipients of the first annual College of Arts and Sciences Samuel A. Stone Alumni Achievement Awards at UMass Dartmouth tonight. The awards, named in honor of the late founding dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, will be presented tonight at a dinner organized by the college and the UMass Dartmouth Alumni Association.
Oscar-winning screenwriter to deliver UMass Dartmouth commencement address
Brian Helgeland, class of 1983, to join civil war historian, Portuguese-American civic leader, nationally acclaimed author in receiving honorary degrees May 22 Brian Helgeland, a New Bedford native who graduated from UMass Dartmouth in 1983 and has established himself as one of the leading screenwriters in Hollywood, will deliver the commencement address and receive an honorary degree when 1,500 UMass Dartmouth students graduate May 22.
UMass Dartmouth Study: The Nation's Pets Should Be Targeted By The Cranberry Industry
A University of the Massachusetts Dartmouth study released today concludes that the nation's 377 million cats, dogs and other pets represent a potentially explosive new market for the cranberry industry, in part due to the health benefits offered by the tiny red berry.
UMass Dartmouth Announces $1.5 Million Endowment For Portuguese-American Archives
UMASS DARTMOUTH ANNOUNCES $1.5 MILLION ENDOWMENT FOR PORTUGUESE-AMERICAN ARCHIVES Includes $1 million in private gifts plus $500,000 state match The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth today announced a $1.5 million endowment that will support the Portuguese-American Archives housed at the University library. The archives are already among the largest collections of materials documenting the immigration of Portuguese people to America.
'Save A Life' Tour Drunk Driving Simulator at UMD April 22
North Dartmouth, Massachusetts- UMD students will soon have the opportunity to experience the effects of driving an automobile while intoxicated without ever touching a drink. The 'Save A Life'Tour's state-of-the art, interactive drunk driving simulator, will visit UMD's Tripp Athletic Center on Friday, April 22 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Athletics Department, Health Services/Health Education, and the UMD Peer Health Educators.
Brian Pastori awarded Jonathan Blake Waxler Memorial Prize for Social Justice
This year's winner of the Jonathan Blake Waxler Memorial Prize for Social Justice at the University of Massachusetts is Brian Pastori of Medford, a senior sociology major, who embodies the vision of justice that Jonathan so deeply believed in.