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4 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Guilty plea expected by friend of marathon suspect

Dias Kadyrbayev, 20, is accused of removing a backpack containing emptied-out fireworks from Tsarnaev's dorm room after realizing he was suspected of carrying out the 2013 attack with his brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

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8 hrs ago | University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Gerry Kavanaugh appointed Senior Vice Chancellor at UMass Dartmouth

Gerry Kavanaugh, consultant, CEO, and SouthCoast resident, has been named Senior Vice Chancellor for Strategic Management at UMass Dartmouth effective September 2, 2014 Gerry Kavanaugh, consultant, CEO, and SouthCoast resident, has been named Senior Vice Chancellor for Strategic Management at UMass Dartmouth effective September 2, 2014.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Former UMD chancellor to head Ted Kennedy Institute

Former University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Chancellor Jean MacCormack will take over as interim president of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, the institute announced Thursday.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

8th annual Botulinum Research Symposium underway

The eighth annual Botulinum Research Symposium is being held through Friday at the Wamsutta Club, according to a press release from Bal Ram Singh, UMass Dartmouth professor and director of the Botulinum Research Center and Institute of Advanced Sciences in Dartmouth.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

City community organizations to welcomes 120 new educators

New teachers and administrators will be flocking to the Buttonwood Park Zoo in a few weeks but it won't be just to see the animals.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Dartmouth's Tucker Road is 'superpaved'

"If this is the best quality product we can find and it lasts longer then that's what we want to use," said David Hickox, public works director who said he is excited about the paving job completed last week on parts of Tucker and Russells Mills roads.

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Related Topix: Acushnet, MA

Fri Aug 08, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

It's official: Ocean Explorium moving to Buttonwood Park Zoo

The Explorium's Board of Governors has started a fundraising campaign to support transferring its programs and assets to the zoo.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Inaugural Recipients Announced for James J. Karam Scholarship Fund

Five UMass students are the inaugural recipients of the James J. Karam Scholarship Fund.

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UMass Dartmouth scientists discover abundance of small scallops on Georges Bank

UMass Dartmouth scientists announced this week that they have documented a major increase in the scallop population on Georges Bank, setting the stage for a decade of strong scallop stocks.

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Related Topix: Oceanography, Nantucket, MA, New Bedford, MA, Bedford, MA

Wed Aug 06, 2014

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

NASA Supports SMAST Collaborative Research to Discover Coastal Waters Effect on CO2

UMass Dartmouth's School for Marine Science & Technology has received $228,000 from NASA to continue its collaborative project to discover how coastal waters store and remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

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UMass Dartmouth Student One of Five Fulbright Foreign Students to Join 2014 Millennial Trains Project

UMass Dartmouth College of Visual & Performing Arts student Anser Shaukat, of Pakistan, was selected by the U.S. Department of State as one of five Fulbright Foreign Students to join the 2014 Millennial Trains Project .

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SouthCoastToday.com

Dartmouth News & Notes

The Roots of Faith exhibitions undertaken for the Dartmouth 350 celebration have admirably detailed the growth of the town's many faith communities.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving, Westport, MA

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

MCLA president looking forward to new challenges

"I will miss this place. But it will always be part of me," she said at a press conference on Tuesday.

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UMass Dartmouth College of Engineering Faculty Awarded $249,785 from...

UMass Dartmouth Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Dr. Walaa Mogawer received $249,785 from the New England Transportation Consortium for research on "Hot Mix Asphalt Mixture Containing Recycled Asphalt Shingles" to further study and develop innovative technologies in the area of pavement material construction and sustainability.

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Business Journal

UMass Dartmouth launches a legal incubator in Financial District

The University of Massachusetts School of Law Dartmouth has arrived on Boston's legal scene, this week debuting a new venture in the Financial District that's designed like a start-up incubator - but for lawyers to launch their careers.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Westport schools get part-time business manager

However, the school district managed to attract a top-flight candidate to the part-time business manager post, according to Superintendent Ann Marie Dargon.

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UMass Dartmouth Cuts Ribbon on International Program in Downtown Fall River

UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Divina Grossman joined by Fall River officials and students, faculty, and staff from the University's international students education program for a ribbon cutting ceremony UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Divina Grossman was joined by Fall River officials and students, faculty, and staff from the University's international ... (more)

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Business Journal

UMass Dartmouth spends nearly $1.2 million in discrimination case

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has paid nearly $1.2 million over the past three years in relation to a case in which a professor of English alleged she was denied a promotion 10 years ago due to her race and gender.

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UMass Dartmouth Physicist's Book Details Astronomical Photography's...

UMass Dartmouth Physics Professor Alan Hirshfeld's latest book "Starlight Detectives: How Astronomers, Inventors, and Eccentrics Discovered the Modern Universe" provides incredible historical perspective and insight into the revolutionary technology and pioneering scientists whose work ushered astronomy into the modern age.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Physics, Inventions

The Inquirer & Mirror

Land Council annual meeting Wednesday

The Nantucket Land Council will hold its 40th annual meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6 in the Harbor View Room at the Dreamland Theater on South Water Street.

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