NOAA Fisheries awards SMAST researchers more than $950,000 in Saltonstall-Kennedy grants
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded SMAST $956,000 under the 2014-2015 Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program for six projects that help build and maintain sustainable fisheries.
SMAST to study new toxic invader
WHOI/MIT Sea Grant has awarded Prof. Jefferson Turner $150,000 to study the toxic dinoflagellate Cochlodinium polykrikoides
Students weigh in on international fisheries management
Since 2009, SMAST students have been participating directly in international fisheries science and management through the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES).
Senator Edward Markey encourages students that "For every selfie you take, consider what action you can take selflessly"
UMass Dartmouth celebrates Class of 2015 College of Nursing, College of Engineering, College of Visual & Performing Arts, and School for Marine Science & Technology
NOAA grants to support scallop survey/bycatch avoidance
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded $534,660 to SMAST for research to benefit the sea scallop fishery, $373,922 to support “Broadscale Video Survey of Georges Bank Scallop Open Areas” (Prof. Kevin Stokesbury, PI), and $160,738 to fund “Scallop Fishery Bycatch Avoidance System 2015” (Dr. Catherine O’Keefe, PI).
Ana Paula Krelling: first PhD graduate of SMAST & IOUSP
Ana Paula Krelling is the first first dual-degree Ph.D. graduate of UMass Dartmouth’s School for Marine Science (SMAST) and the University of São Paulo Institute of Oceanography (IOUSP).
$450,000 in state funding of cooperative fisheries research at UMass Dartmouth holds promise of better habitat management
Massachusetts House of Representatives adopts amendment to further support fisheries research
U.S. Senator Edward Markey to address UMass Dartmouth College of Engineering, College of Nursing, College of Visual & Performing Arts, and School of Marine Science & Technology Class of 2015
Senator Markey to receive Chancellor's Medal and offer Keynote Address at May 15 Commencement combined ceremony
UMass Dartmouth SMAST faculty chairs international working group on scallops
Professor and Researcher Dr. Kevin Stokesbury serves as chair of Scallop Assessment Working Group in Nantes, France
UMass Law faculty takes part in conference on ocean acidification in southern New England
Dr. John Quinn leads discussion on mitigation and policy options for ocean acidification