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Class of 2018 Comes to UMass Dartmouth

Over 1,500 freshmen will be preparing for their first college experience at UMass Dartmouth this weekend.

The incoming Class of 2018 will be moving into their dorm rooms on Sunday afternoon. University spokesman John Hoey tells WBSM News it should be a relatively smooth move

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Tsarnaev’s College Friend Pleads Guilty

A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has pleaded guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack.

Twenty-year-old Dias Kadyrbayev 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

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Dzhokar Tsarnaev / FBI Photo
Dzhokar Tsarnaev / FBI Photo

Tsarnaev’s Friend Expected To Plead Guilty

A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is expected to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack.

Dias Kadyrbayev is charged with obstruction of justice and conspiracy for allegedly removing a backpack containing fireworks from Tsarnaev's dorm room at UMass Dartmouth after realizing he was suspected of carrying out the deadly 2013 attack

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UMass marine scientists and students taking part in scallop survey.  Photo from SMAST.
UMass marine scientists and students taking part in scallop survey. Photo from SMAST.

Major Increase in Scallop Population Found On Georges Bank

UMass Dartmouth marine scientists, in a video based survey, have found an abundance of small scallops on Georges Bank.

The survey was conducted from May to July 2014. Dr. Kevin Stokesbury says the survey indicates a 32% increase in the scallop population from two years ago

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Tazhayakov Found Guilty Of Obstruction Of Justice

A man charged with hindering the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings is being found guilty of obstruction of justice.

Azamat Tazhayakov covered up for bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by removing a laptop and backpack containing empty fireworks casings from a dorm room at UMass Dartmouth in the days following the April, 2013 attacks

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Grossman Elected To Climate Commitment Committee

UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Divina Grossman says her newest election is a great privilege.

Grossman has been elected to the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment Steering Committee, to assist in their mission to reverse global warming.

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AP/Jane Flavell Collins

Defense: Friend Didn’t Intend To Help Tsarnaev

A lawyer for a man accused of obstructing the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings said his client isn't a terrorist and never intended to help bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Azamat Tazhayakov is charged with obstruction of justice and conspiracy for allegedly removing items from Tsarnaev's dorm room several days after the deadly bombings

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Insane Inflatable 5K Wants To See Your Creativity

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Costumes aren't just for Halloween anymore! If you plan on running the Insane Inflatable 5K at UMass Dartmouth on October 4th, make sure to get creative. It is highly encouraged to show off your best costumes at the race

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UMass Fireworks Postponed

Predictions of torrential rains Thursday night and Friday has prompted UMass Dartmouth officials to postpone the University's Annual Freedom Festival celebration on campus.

UMass spokesman John Hoey

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City Releases Six-Point Plan to Revive Struggling Fisheries

A new report by UMass Dartmouth's School for Marine Science and Technology outlines a series of policy recommendations to revive the northeast's struggling groundfish fishery. Officials including Mayor Jon Mitchell and State Sen

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