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4 hrs ago |

Portuguese culture, language come alive in summer program

For 10 years, Belchertown resident Joyce Harper has been meaning to get involved in UMass Dartmouth's summer program in Portuguese language and culture.


Related Topix: Belchertown, MA, Rhode Island School of Design

19 hrs ago | University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Nine UMass Dartmouth CVPA Students Selected to Participate in Boston Young Contemporaries Exhibition

Nine students and recent graduates from UMass Dartmouth's College of Visual & Performing Arts Master of Fine Arts program have been selected to participate in the 2014 Boston Young Contemporaries Exhibition.


Related Topix: Boston University, Massachusetts College of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, University of New Hampshire

Yesterday |

Political science professor appointed to School Committee

Shannon Jenkins, a political science professor at UMass Dartmouth, was unanimously chosen Monday to fill the vacancy on the School Committee.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Herald Gazette

New Gloucester | $895,000

The Cunningham Farm circa 1877. Beautifully maintained Farmhouse sited on 95 acres of rolling fields, woods, stonewalls and a private pond.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel

Boston Bombing Suspect's Friend Convicted of Hampering Investigation

Azamat Tazhayakov was found guilty Monday of obstruction of justice and conspiracy.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

$450,0000 in state funding of cooperative fisheries research at UMass ...

UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Divina Grossman and officials from the University's School for Marine Science & Technology praised legislators today for their continued commitment to invest in cooperative fisheries research that engages scientists and fishermen in the pursuit of accurate data.


Related Topix: New Bedford, MA, Oceanography, Edward Markey, US Politics, Democrat, Woods Hole, MA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Women's Fund LifeWork moves women toward stability, empowerment

Standing behind a podium, Waleska Ortiz-Jacome told her story to those filling the Whaling Museum's auditorium last week.


Related Topix: Virginia

Padanaram Days of Yore features history, entertainment

Padanaram Days of Yore kicks off Saturday, July 26 at 9 a.m. and concludes Sunday, July 27, from 2 to 6 p.m. "I'm very excited.


Sat Jul 19, 2014

DA brings tennis, fitness to SouthCoast youth with free camp

The children lined up with rackets in hand, awaiting the tennis balls to bounce in their direction.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Family, Kids, New Bedford, MA

Margaret T. Goslin

Margaret T. "Peggy" Goslin, RN, MSN, age 87, of Westport, died July 18, 2014. She was the wife of Joseph A. Goslin for the past 64 years.


Related Topix: Westport, MA, Fall River, MA, Medicine, Nursing, University of Rhode Island

Three seek open Dartmouth school board seat

Change continues among the players in Dartmouth schools with a new member expected to be appointed Monday to the vacant school board seat.


Fri Jul 18, 2014

Letter: UMD's Leduc Center makes a difference

Critics of higher education bemoan the system's inability to prepare students for the demands of a 21st century workplace and society.


Related Topix: Opinion

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

UMass Dartmouth Leadership to Join SouthCoast Legislators to Discuss...

University officials and the region's legislators will be joined by their local, regional, statewide, and federal partners to discuss SMAST's critical research to help address critical issues related to fisheries and fishing communities.


Related Topix: Oceanography, Bedford, MA, New Bedford, MA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Students spread their literary wings at Writing Camp

When Isaac York packs his duffle bag for summer camp, he doesn't bring swim trunks or insect repellent.


Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, New Bedford, MA, Buzzards Bay, MA, Massachusetts

Boston Herald

Sick juror stops deliberations in Tsarnaev pal's case until Monday

The jury in the trial of Azamat Tazhayakov, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's classmate at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, has been sent home until Monday after a female juror became ill.


Related Topix: Terrorism, Opinion

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Scholar examines link between violence in Guatemala and New Bedford

Rooted in 500 years of colonialism, the city's Mayan people often come with a painful past as they seek work and place in SouthCoast.


Related Topix: New Bedford, MA, Immigration Reform

Tue Jul 15, 2014


Backpack, laptop removal OK for evidence

It shows Tsarnaev and his friend Azamat Tazhayakov entering the gym on the UMass-Dartmouth campus around 9 p.m. on April 16, 2013.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Dave Matthews Band, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Dave Matthews

CBS Local

New Video Shows Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Day After Boston Marathon Bombings

It shows Tsarnaev and his friend Azamat Tazhayakov entering the gym on the UMass-Dartmouth campus around 9 p.m. on April 16, 2013.


Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Day

Expert: Boston deal looks like safe bet for Sun

An expert on gaming in the Northeast believes Mohegan Sun's "surrounding community" agreement with the City of Boston may give the casino operator and its $1.3 billion Revere, Mass., project an edge in the two-way race for the coveted Greater Boston casino license.


Fri Jul 11, 2014

ideasGambling: an American love/hate story

This November, Massachusetts voters will decide on a question of lasting significance to the state's cultural and economic landscape: whether to repeal a law that allows the construction of three resort casinos and a slot parlor across the state.


Related Topix: Suffolk University, Lottery