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16 hrs ago |

UMD: No cuts this year to centers' funding

A little more than a year after officials at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced a plan to cut about $800,000 in institutional funding for its academic research centers, officials said this week there would be no further cuts to those budgets for the 2014-15 school year.


23 hrs ago | University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

'Innovation Hub' Host Kara Miller to address UMass Dartmouth Class of ...

UMass Dartmouth's 2014 Convocation Ceremony takes place Tuesday, September 2, 2014, at 11:00 a.m., at the Vietnam Veterans Peace Memorial Amphitheater.


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Yesterday | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Back to School Surveillance: "If you're not where you want to be at...

It's back to school season and with increasing concern about sexual crimes on university campuses , there's a lot of buzz around a smartphone application that's being rolled at about 100 schools and allows police to monitor students' movement in real-time and access a lot of personal information.


Related Topix: American University, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Engineering faculty awarded $250K to fund pavement material research

Dr. Walaa Mogawer, a civil and environmental engineering professor at UMass Dartmouth, received $249,785 from the New England Transportation Consortium recently for research on hot mix asphalt to further study and develop innovative technologies in the area of pavement material construction and sustainability.


UMass Dartmouth professor writes astronomy book

UMass Dartmouth Physics Professor Alan Hirshfeld's latest book "Starlight Detectives: How Astronomers, Inventors, and Eccentrics Discovered the Modern Universe" provides historical perspective and insight into the revolutionary technology and pioneering scientists whose work ushered astronomy into the modern age.


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Inventions, Science / Technology

UMass Dartmouth to open International Program in downtown Fall River

The city of Fall River is expecting an influx of college students in its downtown thanks to a decision by UMass Dartmouth to locate its international student program there.


Related Topix: Fall River, MA

Boston Herald

Monthly jobless reports don't tell the whole story

To track jobless Bay Staters, the Herald examined state and federal labor data beyond the monthly press release, looking at industry, part-time jobs and people who are not included in the standard unemployment rate.


Related Topix: Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Opinion

Authors to speak, sign books at UMass Dartmouth

The Boivin Center for French Language and Culture at UMass Dartmouth is gearing up for its first program of the fall semester, a talk by art historian Laura Morelli, author of "Made in France."


Related Topix: Yale University, Trinity College, Northwestern University, Merrimack College, Fall River, MA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

New UMass Dartmouth apps to boost campus safety

Audry Kivlin is a freshman dorm resident assistant at UMass Dartmouth. Her biggest job, she said, is "to keep students safe" so she is excited to hear how technology can help do that this fall.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

Business Journal

UMass Law School offers fast-track program to undergraduates at some...

University of Massachusetts School of Law Dartmouth is offering a new fast-track program to undergraduates at three public universities.


Related Topix: Fitchburg, MA, UMass Lowell

Mon Aug 25, 2014

When Black Holes Cross Paths

Kai Staats, filmmaker and science writer, was the co-founder of Terra Soft Solutions, former developer of Yellow Dog Linux and POWER architecture HPC systems.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Mathematics, Science, World News, South Africa, Video Games, The, Deep Silver

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UMass Dartmouth Professor receives $164,550 to direct Summer Seminar on history of world economy

Emeritus Chancellor Professor of History Dr. Gerard M. Koot awarded National Endowment for the Humanities grant to direct Summer Seminar for school teachers in London, The Netherlands, and Belgium UMass Dartmouth Emeritus Chancellor Professor of History Dr. Gerard M. Koot has received $164,550 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to ... (more)


Sun Aug 24, 2014

UMD nursing undergraduates to participate in exchange program

As health workers scramble to contain a deadly virus in West Africa, UMass Dartmouth is launching its first exchange program to foster a deeper understanding of global health for nursing students.


Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Health Newsmakers

Our Lady's Haven of Fairhaven is pleased to announce that Lori Gehan, RN, has been named the new director of nursing for the skilled nursing and rehabilitation care facility.


Herald Gazette

South Portland | $145,000

Beautiful end unit in move-in condition. Updated kitchen & bath, newer windows & systems, private patio area.


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Fri Aug 22, 2014

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

UMass Dartmouth and University of the Azores announce academic and cultural Nursing exchange program

DeMello Charitable Foundation $100,000 gift establishes new international alliance of global collaborative educational opportunities for Nursing students and faculty UMass Dartmouth and the University of the Azores announced today a new partnership that will create a sustainable international alliance in community health among American and Azorean ... (more)


Related Topix: Nursing

Tutor appreciation dinner

Tutor appreciation dinner Springfield - Action Centered Tutoring Services recently held its 3rd annual Tutor Appreciation Dinner at the Evangelical Covenant Church with 70 plus guests attending.


Related Topix: Springfield, MA, University of New Haven

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Guilty plea expected by friend of marathon suspect

Dias Kadyrbayev, 20, is accused of removing a backpack containing emptied-out fireworks from Tsarnaev's dorm room after realizing he was suspected of carrying out the 2013 attack with his brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev.


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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Gerry Kavanaugh appointed Senior Vice Chancellor at UMass Dartmouth

Gerry Kavanaugh, consultant, CEO, and SouthCoast resident, has been named Senior Vice Chancellor for Strategic Management at UMass Dartmouth effective September 2, 2014 Gerry Kavanaugh, consultant, CEO, and SouthCoast resident, has been named Senior Vice Chancellor for Strategic Management at UMass Dartmouth effective September 2, 2014.


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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Former UMD chancellor to head Ted Kennedy Institute

Former University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Chancellor Jean MacCormack will take over as interim president of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, the institute announced Thursday.


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat