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Featured Events

SEP
24
5:30 PM

Irish in Massachusetts Conference


The Irish in Massachusetts: Historical Significance, Lasting Legacy will be held from Wednesday, Sept. 24 through Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center, 50 Warren St., Lowell. Conference topics will range from the Famine and the Irish in the Civil War to Irish in Sport and Politics. This conference, presented in partnership by UMass Lowell and Queen's University Belfast, is an interdisciplinary look at the understudied nature of the Irish Diaspora in New England, with specific focus on the Irish and their contributions to Massachusetts.
SEP
30
6:30 PM

Guest Speaker Piper Kerman, Author of "Orange is the New Black"


Before it was a critically acclaimed Netflix original series, "Orange is the New Black" was the very personal memoir of Piper Kerman. Meet the real Piper - and hear what she has to say about the show, her time in prison and the corrections system in America. Her public presentation will be followed by a book signing.
OCT
04
9:00 AM

Admissions Fall Open House


UMass Lowell's Open House at the Tsongas Center is packed with activities and information to give you a snapshot of life at UMass Lowell. The schedule of the day is flexible so you can fit in as much as possible! Special emphasis is placed on undergraduate and graduate academic programs. Engage in conversation with faculty, staff, current students and alumni. See the campus and learn how UMass Lowell will help you be a successful student! The day starts at the Tsongas Center and then continues with academic presentations and tours. Make a reservation online.
OCT
07
4:00 PM

Climate Change Teach-In


Climate Change Teach-In, "Taking the High Ground: Real Actions to Address Global Climate Change." Find out what leading experts on climate change, communication, and policy are saying about our choices today and our world tomorrow. Add your voice to the discussion on our campus, in our community, and beyond. Featured speakers are Dr. Bruce Anderson, Professor, Department of Earth and Environment, Boston University. Scientist researching global and regional climate variability and change; Dr. John Sterman, Professor, MIT's Sloan School of Management and Director of MIT's System Dynamics Group; and Joseph Curtatone, six-term Mayor of Somerville, MA. A champion of sustainability, Curtatone has introduced and supported initiatives including a net-zero emissions goal for the city by 2050. Registration is free and open to the public, but space is limited.
OCT
10
1:00 PM

Raytheon and UMass Lowell Research Facility Grand Opening


Join Raytheon Company and UMass Lowell leaders in dedicating the Raytheon-UMass Lowell Research Institute (RURI), a joint research facility focused on the advancement of innovative technologies including flexible and printed electronics. RURI will serve as a launchpad for collaboration and learning among UMass Lowell faculty and students and Raytheon employees. It will be located in the Mark and Elisia Saab Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center, an $80 million, 84,000-square-foot facility on the UMass Lowell campus that is home to cutting-edge research in science and engineering disciplines. Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting, 1 to 3 p.m. ; Engineering and Research Open House, 3 to 5:30 p.m. RSVP by Friday, Sept. 26. For questions, contact Lisa_Gagnon@uml.edu or 978-934-2237.
OCT
10
7:00 PM

Fado: Sounds of Portugal 2014


'Fado: Sounds of Portugal' featuring Duarte Coxo and Sara Correia with renowned Portuguese guitarist Paulo Pereira is a production of the Saab-Pedroso Center for Portuguese Culture and Research at UMass Lowell. Sponsored by the UMass Lowell College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, the Office of University Advancement and the Center for Arts and Ideas. For more information contact artsandideas@uml.edu or call 978- 934-2957. General Admission for the 7pm concert $30. Special Reception at 5:30 (includes GA ticket) $100. Tickets are available at alumni.uml.edu/fado
OCT
22
2:00 PM

UMass Lowell Fall Career Fair


The UMass Lowell Career Fair is moving to the Tsongas Center this fall. Don't miss this opportunity to meet employers representing a variety of industries during our all-major fall event. More than 170 employers and over 1,000 students are expected to attend. Employer registration continues through early October. Students looking for an internship, co-op or a full-time job after graduation should definitely plan to attend. STUDENTS, WANT TO MAKE THE MOST OF THIS EVENT? check out our Web site http://career.uml.edu for details on Career Fair Prep Workshops. Employers, to register, visit career.uml.edu and click on CareerLINK to access UMass Lowell's online recruiting system. Here you may register and post open positions prior to the fair. Hope to see you there!
OCT
26
9:00 AM

Admissions Fall Open House


UMass Lowell's Open House at the Tsongas Center is packed with activities and information to give you a snapshot of life at UMass Lowell. The schedule of the day is flexible so you can fit in as much as possible! Special emphasis is placed on undergraduate and graduate academic programs. Engage in conversation with faculty, staff, current students and alumni. See the campus and learn how UMass Lowell will help you be a successful student! The day starts at the Tsongas Center and then continues with academic presentations and tours. Make a reservation online.