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

UMassD welcomes newly appointed CVPA Dean

By Staff Writer Kylie Cooper. A. Lawrence Jenkens has been appointed as Dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA). The decision was announced on February 27. Jenkens currently serves as the Interim Dean of the CVPA at the University of North Carolina Greensboro. He was the Acting Dean, Associate Dean, and Department Head of the same school, which is largely a part … Continue reading UMassD welcomes newly appointed CVPA Dean

A taste of Korea at Mokban

By Staff Writer Kylie Cooper. With so many incredible restaurants at every corner, it can be difficult to choose where to eat in Providence. Many know of its donut shops and Italian restaurants, but the city also offers great Korean food. Mokban, conveniently located in the heart of downtown Providence, offers plentiful and delicious Korean fare that is well worth the trip. Located at 217 … Continue reading A taste of Korea at Mokban