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UMass Dartmouth Professor Weighs In On Elections

Tuesday's elections are expected to restore power in the senate to Republicans.

UMass Dartmouth Political Science professor Kenneth Manning says President Obama's low approval rating is spurning the change of heart in Americans

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South Coast Set For Coakley/Baker Debate

The top candidates for the governor's office in Massachusetts will spend an hour debating each other on the South Coast Friday afternoon.

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John Hoey/UMass Dartmouth

Over 200 Local Students Help to Feed Hungry

Over 200 area high school students spent this afternoon packaging 10,000 meals for the hungry during an event at UMass Dartmouth.

It's part of the Leduc Center's Youth Civic Engagement Summit, which featured a workshop for students on using the power of speech to make change and food-packaging to raise awareness about hunger

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Top Candidates Agree to South Coast Debate

The two front-runner candidates for governor in Massachusetts have agreed to a debate on the South Coast.

Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker will engage in a one-hour debate at UMass Dartmouth on Friday, October 17, from 4-5pm

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Local Expert on Islam Weighs in on ISIS

As countries across the world align themselves against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, many people are asking questions about ISIS and it's origins.

Brian Williams, Professor of Islamic History at UMass Dartmouth, appeared on WBSM earlier this week, answering many of those frequently asked questions

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UMass Dartmouth Fireworks a No-Go

UMass Dartmouth is cancelling any planned fireworks for this year. University spokesman John Hoey tells WBSM News the summer Freedom Festival fireworks display was postponed until this season due to inclement weather

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UMass Dartmouth Makes Voting Easier For Students

Getting the next generation engaged in the democratic process is a constant concern of many, and a local university may be making strides in that department.

UMass Dartmouth is launching a new program that will allow students to receive real-time updates on upcoming elections and their voter status

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Jim Phillips - TSM

UMassD Expansion Project Meets Fundraising Milestone

A major fundraising milestone has been reached at UMass Dartmouth.

The Charlton Trust recently donated $3 million for the expansion of the Charlton School of Business on campus. The pledge was contingent on the university raising $1

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UMass Dartmouth Professor Talks Drones

An associate professor at UMass Dartmouth's School of Law was part of an important discussion on a burgeoning industry in Massachusetts.

Associate Professor Hillary Farber joined in discussion with representatives from MassDevelopment, the Massachusetts Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Center, and the ACLU of Massachusetts to talk about drones and proposed uses and regulations

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UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Condemns Theft And Vandalism Of Public Art

Those responsible for the theft and vandalism of a public art display at UMass Dartmouth over the weekend remain on the lam.

In an email to students, Chancellor Divina Grossman said a display of sculptured sheep that had been set up by first year students on the campus' quadrangle had been vandalized Friday night, and a black sheep from the display had been stolen

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