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  1. Guest View: Higher education poised to lead climate actionRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... Commitment Compact, I will attend the 2014 Presidential Summit on Climate Leadership in the company of UMass Dartmouth innovators who have mobilized their teams around sustainability in academic programs, research, student engagement, operations and ...

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  2. Jury selection for marathon suspecta s friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WWLP

    Jury selection began Monday in the federal trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who is accused of lying to authorities investigating the deadly bombing. Robel Phillipos, 21, of Cambridge, is charged with making false statements when he was questioned about his movements on April 18, 2013, three days after the bombing and hours after the FBI released photos of Tsarnaev and his brother as suspects in the attack.

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  3. UMass Dartmouth develops forecast systems for Gulf of MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | SouthCoastToday.com

    UMass Dartmouth School for Marine Science & Technology researchers, led by Dr. Changsheng Chen, have helped develop two new operational forecast systems that will significantly benefit a range of maritime activities including search and rescue, commercial and recreational boating, fishing and sailing, shipment and vessel transit planning, storm tides, and hazardous material tracking, the university said in a news release. The new systems for the Northwest and Northeast Gulf of Mexico will produce more accurate, current forecast guidance for users within the navigation community.

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  4. UMass Dartmouth to take part in 20th annual Coalition of Urban and...Read the original story

    Yesterday | University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

    UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Divina Grossman will join Student Trustee Jacob Miller, alumna Emily Reinauer '14, UMass Dartmouth faculty members, and members of her leadership team for the 20th annual Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities conference hosted by Syracuse University, October 5-7, 2014. Chancellor Grossman serves on the Executive Committee of CUMU - the longest- running and largest organization committed to serving and connecting the world's urban and metropolitan universities and their partners.

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  5. UMass Dartmouth signs up 160 with TurboVote in time for November electionsRead the original story

    Yesterday | University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

    Following the launch of UMass Dartmouth's new partnership with Democracy Works, which uses technology to make voting easy, 160 students have signed up in time to vote in the upcoming November elections using the nonprofit, nonpartisan organization's tool, TurboVote, an innovative "one-stop-shop" voter engagement platform. UMass Dartmouth is the first public university in Massachusetts to partner with TurboVote to expand on-campus voter outreach "With the help of TurboVote, UMass Dartmouth students are encouraged to 'vote smart', meaning they are registered, able to update their address or request absentee ballots when needed, and receive text and email reminders with election information," said UMass Dartmouth Student Trustee Jacob Miller.

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  6. More DetailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Capital Weekly

    Beautifully maintained Farmhouse on .80 acres & close to the village. Country kitchen, pumpkin pine floors, updated baths, wrap around porch, charming period details, oversized 2-car garage with storage.

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  7. Helping small business benefit from big dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    When Gary Davis's wife wanted to start an online subscription knitting business, the UMass Dartmouth professor did what any statistician would do - he began seeking out available data to analyze. "I didn't go looking for big databases, I went out looking for surveys and it turns out there's a group that does surveys on people who knit," Davis, a mathematics professor, said.

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  8. Jury selection for marathon suspect's friend underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WHDH

    Jury selection began Monday in the federal trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who is accused of lying to authorities investigating the deadly bombing. Robel Phillipos, 21, of Cambridge, is charged with making false statements when he was questioned about his movements on April 18, 2013, three days after the bombing and hours after the FBI released photos of Tsarnaev and his brother as suspects in the attack.

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  9. Jury selection for marathon suspect's friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Nashua Telegraph

    Jury selection began Monday in the federal trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who is accused of lying to authorities investigating the deadly bombing. Robel Phillipos, 21, of Cambridge, is charged with making false statements when he was questioned about his movements on April 18, 2013, three days after the bombing and hours after the FBI released photos of Tsarnaev and his brother as suspects in the attack.

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  10. UMass Dartmouth Joins Climate Leadership SummitRead the original story

    Monday | University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

    UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Divina Grossman and University officials will be in Boston October 1 -- 3 for the 2014 Presidential Summit on Climate Leadership UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Divina Grossman and University officials will be in Boston October 1 -- 3 for the 2014 Presidential Summit on Climate Leadership. The Summit will bring together more than 250 college and university leaders from across the U. S. to focus on ways to strengthen campus climate action and sustainability initiatives, as well as higher education's leadership role in developing strategic responses to climate and sustainability challenges in community, regional, and national contexts.

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  11. UMass Dartmouth Observatory Open House Autumn 2014 ScheduleRead the original story

    Monday | University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

    The UMass Dartmouth Observatory Autumn 2014 series of free night-sky viewing sessions begin October 4. Viewing will take place through the Observatory's 16-inch telescope and other telescopes operated by ASSNE members. Observatory staff and the Astronomical Society of Southern New England make this event possible each semester.

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  12. UMass Dartmouth plays host to Insane Inflatable 5K Saturday October 4Read the original story

    Monday | University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

    UMass Dartmouth will play host to the Insane Inflatable 5K, a new dynamic and extreme obstacle race, made up solely of inflatable obstacles, this Saturday, October 4, 2014 UMass Dartmouth will play host to the Insane Inflatable 5K, a new dynamic and extreme obstacle race, made up solely of inflatable obstacles, this Saturday, October 4, 2014. Participants will experience the most fun, wild and insane obstacle run in the world with a course filled with the world's largest and most extreme inflatable obstacles ever produced.

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  13. Jury selection begins for accused Boston Marathon bomber's friendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2014 | CBS News

    Jury selection has begun in the trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who is accused of lying to authorities investigating the bombing. Robel Phillipos is charged in federal court with making false statements when he was questioned about his movements on April 18, 2013, three days after the bombing and hours after the FBI released photos of Tsarnaev and his brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, as suspects in the attack.

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  14. UMass Dartmouth sailors take sixth in Commonwealth InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | SouthCoastToday.com

    In a thrilling finish to the two-day sailing event, the UMass Dartmouth sailing team overtook McGill University to claim sixth place of 12 entrants in the Commonwealth Invitational won by Tufts University. The Corsairs were tied with McGill and trailed by 50 yards going into the final windward leg of the last race when the team of Kelsey Martins and freshman Alix Blair drew even rounding the final mark before a 300 yard downwind sprint ending in victory by mere feet.

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  15. Today in SouthCoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... T. Carney Library Associates. 4 p.m., Grand Reading Room of Claire T. Carney Library on main campus of UMass Dartmouth, 285 Old Westport Road. Free. Convenient parking is in Lot 13. Polka Dot Kids Yoga Come join the fun as we explore age appropriate ...

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  16. ATMC to receive MassCEC grant fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | SouthCoastToday.com

    UMass Dartmouth's Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center is one of four Massachusetts small business incubators receiving grant funding from the state's Clean Energy Center, according to a Sept. 17 announcement.

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  17. UMass Dartmouth Roundup: Football rolls past Plymouth StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Preston Cooper and Abiola Aborishade had big days for the UMass Dartmouth football team in a 20-5 Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference win over Plymouth State at Currier Field in New Hampshire on Saturday. A junior running back from Wareham, Cooper rushed the ball 25 times for 155 yards and a pair of touchdowns.

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  18. Voters will decide whether gas tax increases should be tied to inflationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... to increase with inflation. Putting a tax question to a vote can be difficult to predict, according to UMass Dartmouth political science Professor Shannon Jenkins. "As the question suggests, people don't like taxes," she said. "If you look at public ...

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  19. UMass-Dartmouth spoils Plymouth St. homecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | UnionLeader.com

    Preston Cooper ran for 155 yards and two touchdowns, leading the UMass Dartmouth football past Plymouth State, 20-5, on Saturday at Currier Field, spoiling the Panthers' homecoming.

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  20. Trial to begin for Tsarnaev pal accused of lyingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2014 | Concord Monitor

    Two friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have already been convicted of impeding the investigation into the deadly attack. This week, a third friend will go on trial for allegedly lying to authorities investigating the bombing.

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