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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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Ferdinand1977,flickr

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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Getty Images

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
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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jbrowning286,flickr

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 Dartmouth

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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masshighered,flickr

UMass President Promotes Accountability

UMass president Robert Caret says the University will now have its own report card.  From now on, UMass will measure how well it does in six distinct areas. 

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Frank Donates Personal Papers to UMass Dartmouth

Retiring Congressman Barney Frank is donating his personal papers to UMass Dartmouth.

The longtime Congressman is stepping down from his position at the end of the year, and will entrust his personal archives of the last 32 years to the folks at UMass Dartmouth

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Wareham Keeps Top Spot With Cranberry Bowl Win Over Old Rochester — Saturday Afternoon Football In Greater New Bedford

In High School Action, the annual Cranberry Bowl was played in Mattapoisett pitting Wareham against Old Rochester. Wareham retained the top spot in the SouthCoast Conference with a 12 to 7 win in a defnsive minded game.

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