UMass Dartmouth To Break Ground On $55M Expansion

A University of Massachusetts campus is breaking ground on a $55 million expansion.

UMass Dartmouth says a new 76,000-square-foot facility will be constructed at the former Naval Reserve Center in New Bedford, next to the existing School for Marine Science and Technology facility.

A ceremony will be held Friday.

The expansion is supposed to create a more comprehensive marine science campus for education and research of commercial fishing, coastal preservation, ocean observation and climate change.


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