Internships for every student, from New Bedford to Yellowstone

By Staff Writer Kylie Cooper. Amidst the many internship opportunities offered, one in a school district may not immediately come to mind. Yet, through their internships in the New Bedford Public Schools system, two UMass Dartmouth students have been able to closely interact with the local community while gaining professional experience. Allison Goodwin ‘20, English (Communication), and Samantha Perry ‘19, English (Literature and Criticism), are … Continue reading Internships for every student, from New Bedford to Yellowstone

Campus hosts Mary-Kim Arnold for National Poetry Month

By Staff Writer Kylie Cooper. Poet, essayist, and visual artist Mary-Kim Arnold shared her work with the UMass Dartmouth community on April 17 to celebrate National Poetry Month. The poems she read celebrated women, reflected on war, and found roots in her adoption from Korea. Arnold began the reading with her poem to Semiramis, King of Assyria, who has taken on a mythological quality because … Continue reading Campus hosts Mary-Kim Arnold for National Poetry Month

National Society of Black Engineers expand career opportunities at national convention

By Staff Writer Kylie Cooper. The UMass Dartmouth chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) attended the National Society of Black Engineers 45th National Convention in Detroit, Michigan from March 27-31 to connect with industry leaders and strengthen their professional skills.  “Our main goal in going to this conference was to get opportunities for our members,” said Vivian Obodo ‘19, President of UMassD’s … Continue reading National Society of Black Engineers expand career opportunities at national convention

Claire T. Carney Library Associates Authors’ Brunch

By Staff Writer Kylie Cooper. The Claire T. Carney Library Associates hosted their 13th annual Authors’ Brunch on Sunday, April 7 featuring Gish Jen, Susan Wissler, and Lauren Wolk. The winners of the Claire T. Carney Library Associates’ student essay contest were also recognized. The essay theme was “Invent Your Future” and prompted students to discuss an “issue [they] believe is important.” The first place … Continue reading Claire T. Carney Library Associates Authors’ Brunch

Diversity, academics, and parking: Shake the Ship returns April 10

By Staff Writer Kylie Cooper. Student Government Association (SGA) will be hosting Shake the Ship on Wednesday, April 10 to let students directly voice their campus questions and concerns to heads of administration. The open forum will be held in the Library Living Room from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Key topics that will be discussed include parking, diversity, and academics. All students, faculty, and staff … Continue reading Diversity, academics, and parking: Shake the Ship returns April 10

Taking a break from school work with the Sci-Fi Book Club

By Staff Writer Kylie Cooper. When was the last time you read a book for personal enjoyment? No matter if it was a day ago or years ago, UMassD’s Sci-Fi Book Club is welcoming every student to immerse themselves in fantastic fictional worlds and participate in thought-provoking discussions. “It’s nice to encourage yourself to take some time off from just reading your textbook to read … Continue reading Taking a break from school work with the Sci-Fi Book Club

Nursing students learn global health care perspectives in Portugal

By Staff Writer Kylie Cooper. Nursing students traveled to the Azores over spring break to learn about health care systems and homelessness in the United States and Portugal. The opportunity was part of the Bridging the Atlantic exchange with the University of the Azores nursing program. “We went to different clinics that they had and hospitals to compare American health care and Portuguese health care,” … Continue reading Nursing students learn global health care perspectives in Portugal