article written for UMASSD magazine, Summer 2015
Crossing the stage at Commencement this year were 20 graduate and undergraduate students making up the Inaugural Bioengineering Class of 2015. These passionate pioneers are now the emissaries of UMass Dartmouth’s innovative academic program.
Bioengineering is the new textiles
Although it’s a young major, Bioengineering traces its lineage back 100 years to UMassD’s textile roots. From textiles to materials science to bioengineering, the academic program has shifted and innovated from large-scale manufacturing training to research, development, and high-tech engineering.
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