December 2012

December 2012

Are you a member of a UMass Dartmouth legacy family?  If any of your family members or relatives have attended, or are currently attending, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth then you are considered a UMass Dartmouth legacy family and we want to know!  

We appreciate that you have made both a commitment to a world class education and the choice to continue a family tradition by attending UMass Dartmouth.  We hope that you take pride in the legacy you have created, as it is now a part of the storied history of this institution.  Click here to submit your legacy connections!    

‘Tis the season to get into the spirit and join us at an upcoming alumni event.  We’ll be in Boston for the Holiday Pops and in New Bedford for Family Holiday Pops – tickets are still available for both shows so get yours today before we sell out!  Enjoy the festivities and celebrate the holidays with fellow UMass Dartmouth alumni.   

Best wishes to you and your family for a safe and joyous holiday.

Proud to be UMD,

Lori Jacques
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Alumni Relations

UMass Dartmouth News

UMass Dartmouth professor gets $400k to see cells in an "iron glow"
Dr. Maolin Guo at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has received a 3-year $400,000 research grant from the National Science Foundation, supporting the research efforts in his laboratory to develop new molecular imaging probes for detecting iron ions in live cells at subcellular resolution.

UMass Dartmouth student wins Fulbright to teach in Brazil
UMass Dartmouth PhD student Serena Rivera beat out stiff competition to win a prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) grant, beginning next February. 

Women's Basketball Downs Keene State 58-48 In Conference Opener
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's women's basketball team bounced back from their first loss of the season as they downed visiting Keene State, 58-48, in the 2012-13 Little East Conference opener for both teams at the Tripp Athletic Center.

Events Calendar

12/5/2012 6:00 PM
Financial Aid 101

12/15/2012 5:30 PM
Boston Holiday Pops

12/20/2012 5:00 PM
Third Thursday at the Ice Chest

12/22/2012 2:00 PM
New Bedford Family Holiday Pops

Alumni Spotlight

Steven Martins '07

  "I ran for office my senior year in college," Martins explains, "And learned many leadership qualities at UMass Dartmouth that helped me win my first run for office in New Bedford."

Event Photos

Pictured above: Alumni Award recipient Carol Spencer '92, MA '96 and her family gather before the ceremony on November 8th.

Click on picture to see more event photos.

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