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UMD Remembers Boston Marathon Bombing Victims

Students, faculty members and administrators gathered at UMass Dartmouth on Wednesday to honor those killed and survivors at last year's Boston Marathon.

During a vigil which included music and prayers, Chancellor Divina Grossman urged the gathering make a strong committment to make the world a better place

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Victim Released, No Arrests in UMD Stabbing

The 18-year-old victim in a Sunday morning stabbing at UMass Dartmouth has been treated and released from Rhode Island Hospital.

University spokesman John Hoey tells WBSM News the unidentified male returned to campus Monday morning

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Win Tickets To See UMass vs. Maine At Gillette Stadium

Are you ready for some football? We are finally into the college football season and we want to hook you up with an opportunity to see UMass take on Maine at Gillette stadium this weekend. So how can you win?

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Longtime UMass Softball Coach Sortino Dies

Elaine Sortino, who led the University of Massachusetts softball team to 23 conference titles, 21 trips to the NCAA regionals and three trips to the Women's College World Series in 34 years at the helm, has died. She was 64.

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UMass Dartmouth Holds Vigil For Boston

Close to 300 students and faculty members joined hands at UMass Dartmouth late Tuesday afternoon in the shadow of the bell tower for a vigil in memory of those who lost their lives in the Boston marathon bombing.

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UMass Dartmouth Celebration of Transformation Week

The UMass Dartmouth campus may be a little crowded this week as the school is celebrating the official inauguration of the new chancellor.

Divina Grossman was chosen to succeed Dr. Jean MacCormack as chancellor last year, and will be officially installed as the leader of UMass Dartmouth in a Thursday afternoon ceremony in the school's main auditorium

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Casino Survey Reveals Gamblers Stick Close to Hometown Casinos

A new study released by the UMass Center for Policy Analysis reveals that local gamblers seem to be sticking closer to home with visits to Rhode Island's Twin Rivers and Newport Grand.

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University of Massachusetts President Robert Caret / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM

UMass Boosts Financial Aid

The University of Massachusetts is directing a record $169.2 million of its own funds toward student financial during the current academic year.

UMass President Robert Caret announced Wednesday that the money, mostly in the form of grants, helps maintain affordability, access, and keeps student debt manageable

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UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Hosting Campus Forum Today

UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Divina Grossman is hosting a "town meeting" style forum at the university today.

Some reports say faculty and staff members believe the meeting will address a multi-million dollar deficit that is causing the campus to cut back on spending

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UMass Officials Mark Halfway Point for Biomanufacturing Building

Construction has reached something of a halfway point as UMass officials celebrated the ongoing work at the Massachusetts Accelerator for Biomanufacturing.

The MAB, part of the UMass Dartmouth campus in Fall River, is the first building to take up residence in the SouthCoast Life Science and Technology Park

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