Alison Frey-Student Spotlight

By Rachel Pichette This week we are spotlighting the work of Alison Frey, a master’s student in the SMAST program. Frey graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a bachelor’s degree in Marine Biology. She then worked as a biological technician at the NOAA...

Student Spotlight-Shabnam Jannesari

By Rachel Pichette Shabnam Jannesari is a third-year student and MFA Candidate in painting here at UMass Dartmouth. Jannesari is from Isfahan, Iran – an ancient city with spectacular mosques that are decorated with traditional tiles and Islamic patterns. She received...

Student Spotlight-Trang Nguyen

By Rachel Pichette  This week we will be spotlighting the work of Trang Nguyen, a graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in Chemistry and Biochemistry. He completed his bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and master’s degree in Inorganic Chemistry from the University of...

Student Spotlight- Yurie Hayashi

By Rachel Pichette This week we will be spotlight the work of Yurie Hayashi, a second-year student in the Master of Fine Arts program. Hayashi is from Japan. She received a BA in International Studies from a Japanese University before moving to the United States to...

Student Spotlight-Vladeric Belizaire

by Rachel Pichette  This week we are spotlighting the exciting work of Vladeric Belizaire, a student at the UMass School of Law. He is a first-generation child of immigrants. Both of Belizaire’s parents immigrated to the United States from Haiti in the early...