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UMass Dartmouth Lacrosse Player Passes Away at 22
The UMass Dartmouth community mourns the loss of Sean Peters, a Crime and Justice major and four-year member of the men's lacrosse team, who passed away Saturday at the age of 22 due to complications related to Type 1 Diabetes. Sean came to UMass Dartmouth from Medway High School...
Student Housing Zoning By-Law Change Doesn’t Get Support
A property group is taking another shot at creating off-campus student housing near UMass Dartmouth.
David Sullivan, a representative for Vision Properties, presented a citizens petition to the Dartmouth Select Board on Monday. The petition proposes a zoning by-law change that would allow for a housi…
Restructuring Planned at UMass Dartmouth
Following a year of dialogue among faculty, students and administrators, the UMass Dartmouth College of Visual and Performing Arts is restructuring to streamline administration and create more flexibility for students.
The proposal, which reduces the number of academic departments within the college …
UMass Law Symposium to Focus on Immigration, Sanctuary Cities
Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson and Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone have had some interesting comments about each other this week, as the two come down on opposite sides of the sanctuary city debate. This coming Thursday, the two will have the chance to discuss it face-to-face in Dartmouth...
SMAST Receives Scallop Research Funding
Scientists with the UMass Dartmouth School of Marine Science and Technology have received a $1 million grant from the federal government to continue sea-scallop research projects.
The scientists will conduct surveys with underwater cameras to estimate scallop biomass, address bycatch reduction, and w…
New Bedford Seventh Graders Set to Visit UMD
More than 1,000 seventh grade students from Keith Middle School, Normandin Middle School, and Roosevelt Middle School in New Bedford will visit UMass Dartmouth on March 21, 23 and 28 to get an up-close look at college life.
The initiative is funded by the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachu…
UMass Dartmouth Women’s Basketball Sweet 16 Game Tonight
The UMass Dartmouth women’s basketball team has made it all the way to the sectional semi-finals for the first time EVER. The Corsair’s take on the SUNY New Paltz Hawkes this evening at the UMass Amherst LeFrak Gymnasium at 5 PM.
Not to jinx anything, but if the Corsai…
Johnson Named Chancellor of UMass Dartmouth
Dr. Robert E. Johnson was named chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth today by a unanimous vote of the UMass Board of Trustees.
Johnson, president of Becker College in Worcester since 2010, was recommended for the UMass Dartmouth chancellorship by UMass President Marty Meehan...
UMD Student to Accompany Sen. Warren to Trump Speech
A UMass Dartmouth student who is also an Iraqi refugee will be accompanying U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren to President Donald Trump's first address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night.
The Massachusetts Democrat says Tiba Faraj will be her guest at the speech...

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