Southern Poverty Law Center founder Morris Dees urges UMass Law graduates to defend the rule of law over the “rule of the mob”
49 Juris Doctor degrees awarded to Class of 2017 that performed more than 7,000 hours of pro bono and other law-related service to the community.
Celebrations of success: 2017 Commencement ceremonies
Photos and videos are now available for UMass Dartmouth's and UMass Law's 2017 Commencement ceremonies.
UMass Dartmouth awards 1,529 undergraduate degrees at Xfinity Center
National Public Radio Legal Correspondent Nina Totenberg awarded honorary degree, urges Class of 2017, “don’t just listen to things you agree with.” Obama-era White House Photographer Pete Souza awarded Chancellor’s Medal for capturing “the essence of the powerful and the powerless and the momentous events that have engulfed them both.”
UMass Dartmouth awards 535 graduate degrees at Xfinity Center
MacArthur Foundation Managing Director Cecilia Conrad awarded honorary degree, urges master’s and doctorate graduates to “shape environments that inspire creativity.” Author LGBT activist Jennifer Finney Boylan awarded Chancellor’s Medal for her “unyielding commitment to recognizing and protecting the core truth of every individual.”
Peer health educator among "29 Who Shine" statewide
Evangeline Sarah Kuzmech described as “a living billboard for the UMass Dartmouth motto, ‘Corsairs Care.’”
UMass Dartmouth Commencement 2017 student speakers announced
Educational Leadership and Policy Studies doctorate candidate Michael Savaria of Westport; undergraduate psychology major Brandi Bass of Springfield, and law degree candidate Sheyla Lors of Brooklyn, New York will deliver remarks to classmates May 13-15
National NAACP approves UMass Dartmouth chapter
Student-led organization will collaborate with New Bedford NAACP Branch and New Bedford NAACP Youth Council
UMass Law student Shayla Mombeleur to receive 2017 Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Scholarship from Massachusetts Bar Association
It has long been her dream to attend law school with an aim to help the most vulnerable in society.
Commencement 2017 honorees announced
NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg, Southern Poverty Law Center founder Morris Dees, MacArthur Foundation Managing Director Cecilia Conrad to be awarded honorary degrees. Obama White House Chief Photographer and Dartmouth native Pete Souza, author and LGBT activist Jennifer Finney Boylan to receive Chancellor’s Medals.
Confronting the opioid crisis earns nursing student Newman Civic Fellowship
Callie Nunez of Whitman wants to “set a standard for other colleges.”