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A record 10,000 undergraduates began classes Sept. 3. Watch the fun of opening week 2014.
New Research Center Studies Nutrition and HealthThe university’s new Center for Population Health and Health Disparities studies the health and nutrition of Puerto Ricans living in Boston to tackle high rates of heart disease. Read More
2,850 New Journeys Begin on CampusConvocation and opening events welcomed students back to campus and challenged them to make it their best year yet. Read More
Grand Opening of University Crossing
Elizabeth Warren Book-Signing
Irish in Massachusetts Conference
Guest Speaker Piper Kerman, Author of "Orange is the New Black"
Climate Teach-In Panel
(9/12/2014) Interview with Chancellor Marty Meehan about the tremendous growth at UMass Lowell during his time here.
(9/14/2014) Monitoring of extremists' social media accounts and other writings shows that male jihadis regard women counterparts as little more than mating partners, said Mia Bloom, from the Center for Terrorism and Security Studies at UMass Lowell.
(9/14/2014) Op-ed column by William Lazonick, a professor of economics at UMass Lowell, where he directs the Center for Industrial Competitiveness.
(9/15/2014) Recent polling shows especially high undecided numbers among Worcester County voters such as Smith who consider themselves tepid or leaning Democrats, said Joshua Dyck, codirector of the Center for Public Opinion at University of Massachusetts Lowell.
(9/14/2014) Richard Giadone of Dracut, a senior at UMass Lowell, is one of 40 undergraduate students accepted into the 2014 Harvard Stem Cell Institute Internship Program, which provides participants with a challenging summer research experience in a cutting-edge stem-cell science laboratory.
(9/14/2014) Chancellor Meehan's upset to win his congressional seat in 1992 mentioned in op-ed piece.
(9/12/2014) Senate President Therese Murray, who is in Ireland for a trade mission with Sen. Stanley Rosenberg, visited County Donegal to announce the expansion of the Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2) to Letterkenny Institute of Technology.
(9/14/2014) The UMass Lowell men's cross country team continued to build the depth of its team on the 8K course at the Dartmouth College Invitational Meet at the Hanover Country Club on Saturday.
(9/14/2014) Alum working at Shawsheen Valley Tech.
(9/14/2014) Chester Elton, co-author of "The Carrot Principle" and other titles, will be the keynote speaker at the Young Professionals of Greater Lowell's 9th Annual Business Leadership Forum. Elton's presence in Lowell can be thanked, at least in part, to the curiosity of UMass Lowell's director of athletic development (and former soccer coach), Ted Priestly. While traveling a few years ago, Priestly had picked up a copy of "The Carrot Principle" at an airport. He was impressed, an emailed Elton.
(9/13/2014) UMass Lowell hockey head coach Norm Bazin has announced the addition of two players to the 2014-15 River Hawks roster -- goaltender Olli Kälkäjä (Oulu, Finland) and defenseman Tyler Mayea (Burlington, Ont.).
(9/13/2014) During World War II, Leo Panas fought with both the U.S. and French armies, but he never expected to be honored by France for his actions. On Monday, former UMass Lowell faculty member Panas, 90, received the French Legion of Honor Medal, presented by Boston French Consul General Fabien Fieschi.