"Students, please understand you are part of something bigger than yourself. The world is counting on you,” said UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Robert E. Johnson.
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At UMass Amherst's Undergraduate Commencement, CNN's Jake Tapper called on the Class of 2018 to lead the nation out of a dark period, set a moral standard of which they can be proud, and embrace the humanity of others.
"UMass Boston is an extraordinary community that deserves an extraordinary chancellor, and the search committee has selected three exceptional finalists who are capable of leading UMass Boston into the future and helping this vital institution achieve its tremendous potential," said President Marty Meehan.
UMass Dartmouth nursing professor Shelley Lynch is among 10 nominees who were chosen by Nurse.org from a pool of 1,400 nurses for making a difference in their communities. The winner, to be announced, will throw the first pitch at the May 15 Boston Red Sox game.
Food scientists from University of Massachusetts Amherst have identified the enzyme that might be responsible for increased inflammation in the colon, shedding light on the existing link between obesity and colon cancer.