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The future is female: UMassD students, professionals celebrate women in STEM industries

Over a dinner and engaging professional development workshop, Corsairs represented the blossoming future of STEM fields and six received a scholarship that supports their educational journeys.

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UMass Dartmouth premieres renovations, reopens Hirshfeld-Dowd Observatory

After over a decade of harsh New England winters, the observatory’s rotatable dome now sits atop a rebuilt, well-sealed foundation, ready to resume scholarly use.

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Blue & Gold Weekend: Join the Fun, Community, and Celebration on October 5-7!

As days tick by, anticipation is rising on campus for the upcoming Blue & Gold Weekend festivities, including a tailgate with live music.

State Rep Carole Fiola poses with alumna Thais Sousa
Thais Sousa ’17, DNP ’22 changes the law with evidence uncovered in doctoral thesis

When Sousa’s doctoral thesis exposed overwhelming evidence that pointed to mothers in recovery needing an outspoken advocate, she didn’t hesitate to rise to the occasion.

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Cate O’Keefe ’13 named Executive Director of New England Fishery Management Council

O’Keefe’s impressive 20-year career in fisheries science and management sparked at UMass Dartmouth’s SMAST and resulted in her recent promotion to a new position.

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UMassD’s Rosie Amato ’22 lands residency at Arrowmont School of Arts & Craft

Amato will join four other artists for an eleven-month program that strengthens their creative talents in Gatlinburg, TN.

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Alum-sponsored engineering capstone project dares UMassD seniors to strive for excellence

Engineering students partnered with Kimley-Horn to devise a renovation plan for a Raising Cane’s restaurant.

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Golden celebration for UMass Dartmouth alumni, guests at 50th Alumni Awards

UMass Dartmouth proudly welcomed alumni, faculty, and more to honor their impactful contributions to society.

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UMass Dartmouth debuts new Veterans' Resource Center

The Veterans’ Resource Center is a community space for military-affiliated students seeking support from specialized UMassD programs and services.

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Scholar Day: Students, donors celebrate scholarship impact at UMassD

UMassD students and donors bonded over brunch to showcase the significance of scholarships on student success in the classroom and beyond.

50th Annual Alumni Awards
UMassD Alumni Association to host 50th annual Alumni Awards

A special ceremony and lively reception are planned to honor the 50th anniversary of the Alumni Awards and the award recipients on Wednesday, April 26.