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.”
UMassD scientists survey scallops on Banquereau Bank
Examination of scallop population and benthic environment using video survey will produce information on habitat and ecology of the area, which may lead to better understanding of fishing impacts and species interactions.
SMAST Expansion project nearing completion
New campus, located on Clark's Cove in New Bedford, on target to open this fall.
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.
Improved long-range weather forecasting goal of Fulbright Scholar’s work
Dr. Amit Tandon will collaborate with scientists from multiple universities in study of Bay of Bengal monsoons.
SMAST announces summer internship opportunities
Interns will conduct a wide range of lab and field work on the Cape for school's Coastal Systems Program
NOAA awards SMAST scientists $1M for fisheries research
New science designed to improve management of scallop and flounder fisheries
What’s behind the increase in halibut in US waters?
SMAST researchers partner with The Nature Conservancy and Division of Marine Fisheries to investigate current management structure of the species in the US and Canada
SMAST research on display at Commercial Marine Expo
Expo provides platform for ocean stakeholders to engage with SMAST scientists on sustainable fisheries management