Nursing Students Without Borders annually travels to Ghana, Africa to provide aid and health clinics
Join the Dean Bergeron International Relations Club (IRC) at UMass Lowell and it will change your life — starting with “Hell Week.”
Still shaken in the aftermath of the Marathon bombings, a large audience turned out to learn about building peace from George Lopez, UMass Lowell’s 2013 Brad Morse Scholar.
UMass Lowell launched its new Saab-Pedroso Center for Portuguese Studies & Culture Thursday night with a reception featuring California author Anthony Barcellos.
Students learned strategies for impressing employers along with tips for working the room at a business event and gracefully maneuvering a four-course meal at a recent Dine and Dress for Success event.
GRE Assoc. Prof. James Nehring has been selected as the Fulbright Scholar for Northern Ireland Governance and Public Policy.
Manning School of Business Asst. Prof. Silvia Salas led a two-week study abroad program in Barcelona, Spain over winter break during which students explored international management, collaborated with business students from across the globe and learned about the city’s unique cultural heritage.
Valerie King and seven nursing students in the new Global Health Experience course traveled to Chile during winter break to see how healthcare delivery is affected by cultural differences.
The first graduates of UMass Lowell’s Peace and Conflict Studies master’s degree program are entering their careers ready for all challenges.
Two years ago, Myanmar was a closed society. Since then U.S. President Barack Obama visited the country, its most famous dissident was freed -- and UMass Lowell joined an initiative to rebuild education and civil society.
UMass Lowell’s Distributed Semiconductor Instructional Processing Laboratory (DSIPL) has been providing both undergraduate and graduate students with hands-on training in semiconductor design and fabrication.
The world’s problems will not get better on their own, but people who care can make a real difference. That was the message delivered by speakers at the KONY 2012 event on campus.
UMass Lowell faculty and students will work with Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems and Gulf University for Science and Technology, in Kuwait, as part of a partnership being developed by the three entities.
UMass Lowell and Raytheon Company will announce plans to explore an international opportunity that could represent an investment by both partners in the future of a Middle East nation.
UMass Lowell celebrates International Education Week with a line-up of activities focusing on global learning.
UMass Lowell and Northern Ireland’s University of Ulster have forged a new research partnership to advance international collaboration in the fast-growing fields of medical device technologies, innovation and health care.
UMass Lowell has added an Irish ally to its network of global education partners, announcing Tuesday that it will join forces with the University of Ulster to help trans-Atlantic entrepreneurs develop medical devices.
At UMass Lowell, the number of international students rose 18 percent to 534, with a heavy influx of Chinese. Provost Ahmed Abdelal says he thinks increasing the numbers of international students on campus is good for all students. “The students that graduate from UMass really need to be globally prepared.”
Researchers and administrators from universities around the world are coming to campus to share ideas and expand their knowledge as a result of the growing number of international partnerships.
Tola N. Sok came from Cambodia as a child. Now a graduate student and USAF officer, he went back to make a difference.
International student ambassadors are helping newly arrived students feel at home on campus.
UMass Lowell’s mission to enhance the student experience by providing a global perspective will be highlighted when Queen’s University Belfast — in partnership with UMass Lowell and Dublin City University — hosts the Advanced Materials, Polymer Processing and Manufacturing Conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on Sept. 25 and 26.
Shannon Smith ’08 ’09 is helping to build an education system in the United Arab Emirates just a few years after graduation.
James Byrne, professor of criminal justice and criminology, serves on a panel of experts for the Ministry of Justice in the United Kingdom.
Teachers participating in the Tsongas Industrial History Center’s weeklong Inventing America workshop got to witness history being uncovered at the archaeological dig on the grounds of St. Patrick’s Church.
More than three dozen students participated in faculty-led study abroad programs this summer, learning about everything from the Battle of Marathon in ancient Greece to security practices at a Lady Gaga concert in Hong Kong.
Junior Angelique Mugabekazi, a sociology major, received two scholarships that will enable her to return to her native Rwanda this summer to participate in a peace and conflict studies program.
Prof. Arno Minkkinen recently gave his first public lecture in Lowell to share his photography adventures with local artists and arts supporters and expand his classroom to the community.
UMass Lowell is honoring Reynaldo Santana, along with six other students, with the University Medal for Community Service for his impressive record in leadership and business.
History students watch Celtic warriors and Roman soldiers battle during a recent demonstration by Higgins Armory.
One year out from the Arab Spring, a panel of scholars gathered to discuss Egypt’s turbulent present and uncertain future.
Peace activist and Greeley Scholar John Prendergast has seen a lot of heartache, yet his message to UMass Lowell students was full of hope and empowerment.
Students learned about the nitty-gritty of peace work from scholars working in Northern Ireland and Sudan.
A group of students will be spending part of their summer in Hong Kong learning about international corporate security and asset protection.
To serve the growing demand for international learning and research opportunities, the University has created the Office of Study Abroad and International Experiences and hired two new staff members to lead it.
Civil and environmental engineering Assoc. Prof. Kenneth Lee is spearheading efforts to develop engineering and science collaborations between UMass Lowell, UMass Amherst and four universities in Central America.
Carolina Barreto, a doctoral student in the University’s solar energy engineering program, played a key role in “Burning in the Sun,” one of five films that won this year’s Cinema for Peace award in Germany.
Prof. Gary Murphy of Dublin City University, one of UMass Lowell’s partner universities, visited campus to talk about how Ireland's economic and political landscapes have been transformed by the financial crisis.
Computer science Assoc. Prof. Haim Levkowitz has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship by the U.S. Government for the academic year 2012–13.
Prof. Emeritus Alan Lincoln enjoys challenges. Working as a Fulbright Specialist in the West African nation of Ghana was challenging in a new way.
Plastindia Foundation, India’s largest plastics trade umbrella organization, has partnered with UMass Lowell and the University of Wisconsin–Madison to help build a world-class university for polymer technology and processing in western India.
Under a new partnership, UMass Lowell and Israel’s Ben-Gurion University will collaborate on academic, research and experiential learning projects.
Agreements between UMass Lowell and educational institutions in the Asia, Europe and the Middle East – including one established Feb. 2 with a top Israeli university – are strengthening UMass Lowell’s global presence and ability to provide international research, exchange and scholarship opportunities to students and faculty.
India’s largest plastics trade association and two American universities, including UMass Lowell, with prominent plastics engineering and material science programs signed an agreement Feb. 3 to help build an international-level university for polymers in western India.
In a continuing effort to prepare students for today's global world, UMass Lowell Chancellor Marty Meehan and Zvi HaCohen, rector of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel, signed a memorandum of understanding yesterday at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center, formalizing a partnership between the two schools.
TURI and the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production produced a report for the U.N. Environment Programme that will guide international chemical policies at a global meeting in June on the environment and sustainable development.
The Manning School of Business in partnership with Tokyo-based Abitus is preparing to launch an MBA program for Japanese executives.
International student ambassadors organized a forum on human rights as part of the campus observance of International Education Week.
UMass Lowell has signed agreements with three top Chinese universities, laying the foundation for broader academic and research collaboration and student and faculty exchanges.
Democracy in Egypt was just a dream when filmmaker Lillie Paquette interviewed the activists and leaders who would lead the Arab Spring uprising.
A weeklong celebration of global learning will kick off Nov. 14 with a lineup that includes a forum on human rights, the campus’ annual intercultural festival, dance performances and more.
In 2007, about 300 international students were studying at UMass Lowell. Today, the university boasts 542 foreign undergraduate and graduate students, a number Chancellor Marty Meehan is hoping to increase further in the coming years.
Last year, UMass Lowell, along with sister campuses in Boston and Dartmouth, hired an Australian company called Navitas to recruit bright but underprepared students around the world and shepherd them through their first year of higher education by teaching.
The World Association for Cooperative Education, attracted by UMass Lowell’s dedication to work integrated learning and international partnerships moved its main office to campus in July.
Two new international partnerships will create new academic and research opportunities for students and faculty.
UMass Lowell Chancellor Marty Meehan issued congratulations to Leymah Gbowee, UMass Lowell’s 2011 Greeley Peace Scholar, on being awarded this year’s Nobel Peace Prize.
Sometimes the people we love best are the ones who hurt us the most. Long the subject of literature, drama and film, partner violence is now the subject of rigorous research by a visiting Israeli scholar.
Researchers from UMass Lowell and Queens University Belfast dig for clues about Lowell’s Irish history in Lowell and Northern Ireland.
Twelve UMass Lowell students got to know Macau and Hong Kong firsthand this summer.
For the second straight year, students from the UMass Lowell and Queen’s University in Belfast were digging on the church lawn for clues about the lives of immigrant workers who helped dig Lowell’s canals, which powered the textile mills central to the growing city’s economy.
From dealing with domestic violence to helping resolve international conflicts, peacemaking skills are highly prized.
In the changed world of Arab Spring, Paula Rayman formed a coalition of Israeli and Palestinian women leaders.
The search for relics of the lives of Massachusetts’ original Irish immigrants has taken teams from UMass Lowell and Queens University-Belfast to the front lawn of St. Patrick’s Parish in Lowell.
Cambodian-American students attending UMass Lowell have a new opportunity: to study abroad in Cambodia.
This August, three UMass Lowell students will return to work on an archeological dig at St. Patrick’s Church. The team will also travel to Ireland in late August to excavate the area around Hugh Cummiskey’s homestead.
Think immigrants today have an easy time compared to prior generations? Not true, say UMass Lowell researchers
A student from Haiti will be able to attend UMass Lowell this fall, thanks to the generosity of a complete stranger.
UMass Lowell’s 2011 International Summer Institute aims to prepare students from around the world for the global economy.
Preparation and commitment paid off at the Model United Nations competition in Antalya, Turkey.
Counterterrorism expert Roger Cressey '87 discusses turmoil in the Middle East and importance of International Relations Club at this year's Morse Lecture.
Delegates from around the world spent three days together at UMass Lowell, sharing their experiences working for peace in their home nations and plan to form a global network.
Peace activist Leymah Gbowee discusses "Reviving the Non-Violent Movement: Keeping the Work of King and Gandhi Alive."
Peace activist Leymah Gbowee will visit UMass Lowell and the surrounding community as the 2011 Greeley Scholar for Peace.
The state boosted a UMass Lowell nanotech R&D collaboration with Shenkar College in Israel March 10 when Housing and Economic Development Secretary Greg Bialecki inked an agreement with Shenkar President Yuli Tamir.
The University Gallery is featuring a selection of contemporary artwork from Egypt. The exhibit resulted from a visit to Egypt by a UMass Lowell delegation led by Provost Ahmed Abdelal.
As uprisings continue to sweep across North Africa and the Middle East, UMass Lowell experts discussed the future.
Last summer, four engineering students at UMass Lowell spent nearly a month teaching assistive technology at two institutions in India.
This January UMass Lowell students can be spotted all over the world, opting to forgo winter break for a global learning experience — participating in community service missions, intersession courses and teaching projects across four continents.
David Cortright practices what he preaches ― nonviolent activism.
The International Relations Club has a long, proud history in Model Arab League competitions.
International activity makes academic life more exciting for the faculty and the students,” says Provost Ahmed Abdelal.
County Donegal officials visited campus this month to talk about potential partnerships with UMass Lowell.
Shenkar College and UMass Lowell will jointly offer a new graduate degree in plastics engineering.
George Chigas, a longtime visiting professor, has been named lecturer in Cambodian language and culture in the Department of Cultural Studies.
Public Affairs staffer Geoffrey Douglas recounts the month he spent teaching English in Tanzania, East Africa.
The world of international possibilities is expanding for UMass Lowell faculty and students.
Six students digging for clues to the lives of early Irish settlers have earned extensive media coverage and unearthed artifacts at St. Patrick’s Church in Lowell.
A high-ranking delegation from Iraq recently visited the College of Engineering as part of the U.N.’s Habitat program to improve the quality and relevance of technical and vocational education and training.
Chancellor Meehan signs an agreement with Dublin City University to collaborate on projects that offer students international learning experiences.
Two faculty in the Graduate School of Education spent a few days recently with counterparts from universities in Ireland and Israel, launching a project that aims to improve public schools in all three countries.
Prof. Stephen McCarthy was recently invited by India’s Central Institute of Plastics Engineering Technology (CIPET) to give a lecture.
Interacting with peers from other countries and cultures enriches students' college experience.
Interest was intense as faculty and administrators met with their counterparts at universities in Turkey.
More undergraduate students on campus may list their hometown as “Beijing” as a result of new connections.
Nadav Tamir, the consul general of Israel to New England, was the invited speaker at a recent event.
The International Relations Club hosted a culturally rich, semi-formal event called Global Fest.
The language of technology is nearly universal: graphs, computer programs and electrical circuits.
Krishna Vedula has a grand vision for the role of engineering education in creating a better world.
UMass Lowell is committed to forging international connections for students and faculty.
As part of the 10th Annual International Education Week, celebrated Nov. 16-20 nationwide, the University hosted some culturally diverse interactive displays at McGauvran Student Center.
Fifteen student members of UMass Lowell’s International Relations Club competed in the Model Arab League.
UMass Lowell hosted the first U.S./Ireland Emerging Technologies Conference.
Prof. Yoram Meital of Ben-Gurion University spoke recently about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Six newly established Virtual International Centers aim to strengthen global partnerships, develop research efforts and enhance economic delevopment.
UMass Lowell recently signed an agreement for education and research cooperation with India's Central Institute of Plastics Engineering Technology (CIPET).
For three weeks this summer, UMass Lowell student Jonathan Brown studied in Ireland, becoming immersed in its extraordinarily rich heritage in the process.
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