The new academic year begins with a new chancellor, new faculty and new programs on a growing campus.
The Freewheelers Bike Share program was named a Spotlight winner at the Mass ECO Awards, while the university received its fourth Pinnacle Award.
Thanks to a pair of recent grants from the Mass. Department of Environmental Protection, four new electric vehicle charging stations will soon be installed on campus.
Roughly two dozen student emergency medical responders and staff keep the campus safe 24/7 throughout the school year while picking up invaluable work and life skills.
Ironworkers for Walsh Construction Co. placed the final steel piece of the Richard P. Howe Bridge's undercarriage during a so-called topping-off ceremony Tuesday. The bridge, named after the former city councilor and mayor, is being built to replace the University Avenue Bridge and will connect Merrimack Street to UMass Lowell's North Campus.
UMass Lowell’s efforts to increase bike-sharing, expand shuttle bus service and broaden carpooling options for students and employees have earned honors from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation and the non-profit MassCommute.
A new parking garage is now under construction on North Campus and, when completed in September 2012, will add 550 parking spaces.
Registration is easy, with forms available online and drop off locations spread around campus.