News from UML

01/08/2008


Jan. 7, 2008: This is a notice of upcoming events, photo opportunities and story ideas at UMass Lowell, compiled by the Office of Public Affairs, 978-934-3224. For more stories on UML, visit www.uml.edu and click on “UML in the News.” Please note, contact names below are for the media and are not intended to be published.


Chancellor Meehan to Offer Political Insight During N.H. Primary Coverage
 
When:              Tuesday, Jan. 8, 7:30 p.m.
 
Where:            WCVB-TV, Channel 5, Boston

What:              Chancellor Marty Meehan will share his political expertise with viewers of Channel 5’s “Commitment 2008” election coverage during a special on the New Hampshire presidential primaries.

Contact for Media: Christine Gillette, Public Affairs, 978-934-2209 or Christine_Gillette@uml.edu.


Graduate Walk-In Registration and Continuing Studies Open House
 
When:            Wednesday, Jan. 9, 3 to 7 p.m.
 
Where:           Durgin Hall, UML South, 35 Wilder St., Lowell

What:             This is the opportunity for anyone interested in taking classes to get more information, talk to a faculty adviser and to register for classes. From 3 to 5 p.m., the focus will be on graduate and non-degree applicants; from 5 to 7 p.m., the emphasis will be on Continuing Education and online classes.

Contact for Media: Christine Gillette, Public Affairs, 978-934-2209 or Christine_Gillette@uml.edu.


Hear How Technology Shapes Music and Listening Experience
 
When:
              Sunday, Jan. 13, 2 p.m.
 
Where:             Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center, 246 Market St., Lowell

What:              William Moylan, professor of music and coordinator of the Sound Recording Technology Program at UMass Lowell, will speak on how technology shapes how we listen to and experience music, aka “Five Ways of Hearing The Beatles’ ‘Let It Be’” in the latest Moses Greeley Parker Lecture Series event. Under Moylan’s leadership, UMass Lowell was selected as the site for the Fourth International Art of Record Production Conference later this year, which will be the first time the event is held in North America.

Contact for Media: Christine Gillette, Public Affairs, 978-934-2209 or Christine_Gillette@uml.edu.

College of Engineering Holds Interactive Workshops

When:             Saturday, Jan. 19, 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

What:             UML’s College of Engineering will hold a series of interactive workshops for those considering studying engineering at the school. Events include looks at wireless sensor networks, assistive technology, paper-making laboratories and a question-and-answer session. Tours will be offered of UML’s Baseball Research Laboratory, as well as nanomaterials and mechanical engineering laboratories.

When:             Saturday, Jan. 19, 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
           
Where:           Cumnock, Ball and Falmouth halls, UML North, Lowell 

Contact for Media: Christine Gillette, Public Affairs, 978-934-2209 or Christine_Gillette@uml.edu.

Center for Lowell History Presents Photography Exhibit on Urban Renewal

When:             The exhibit is up through March. The center is open Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

What:             The Jackson/Appleton/Middlesex (JAM) urban renewal efforts are gaining momentum, promising changes to the landscape of three of Lowell’s neighborhoods. Photographer Jessica Hosman, a UML fine arts graduate, captured images of the areas in a series of black and white photos. For more on the show or the center, call 978-934-4997.

Where:           UML Center for Lowell History, Mogan Cultural Center, 40 French St., Lowell

Contact for Media: Christine Gillette, Public Affairs, 978-934-2209 or Christine_Gillette@uml.edu.

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For more information, contact media@uml.edu or 978-934-3224