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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.
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.
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 celebrates International Education Week with a line-up of activities focusing on global learning.
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.
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.
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.
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