UMass Lowell is on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
On the cusp of earning their bachelor’s degrees, the 2,292 undergraduates in UMass Lowell’s Class of 2013 are moving forward with plans to launch careers, seek advanced degrees, start businesses and chase their dreams – prepared in large measure by their University experiences.
A total of about 400 seventh- and eighth-grade students from Lowell Public Schools toured the campus as part of the University's STEM outreach effort.
The UMass Lowell hockey team, fresh off its best season in its 29-year NCAA Division I history, was honored at the Massachusetts State House May 2.
Members of the Music and Entertainment Industry Student Association made professional connections in Nashville over spring break and have high hopes for the group’s future on campus and beyond.
It wasn’t all that long ago, six years to be exact, that the fate of UMass Lowell’s hockey team hung in the balance and school trustees even talked about eliminating the sport. A lot can happen in a short time. Today, in a striking turnaround that mirrors the university’s rise to new prominence, the River Hawks play in the Frozen Four for the first time in school history, facing Yale University in the national semifinals.
Fans from across the globe showed their support for the men's ice hockey team in their championship win against Boston University in the Hockey East tournament on March 23, 2013.
Jordan Rudess, legendary keyboardist for Dream Theater, held a master class for students and learned about their new instruments before giving a concert to benefit scholarships in the music department.
Each year, the Vietnamese Student Association hosts Tet on campus to celebrate the Vietnamese New Year with several hundred community members.
The University community announced that all of its collegiate sports will be in Division I as of the 2013-14 academic year.
Honors Scholar Co-op student Andrew Sanginario assisted PhD candidate Brian Patuto in a search for the connection between a protein and dementia.
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.
Prof. Andre Dubus’ award-winning memoir “Townie” has been a wildly successful Common Text for first-year students.
History students gained hands-on experience in archiving and conference planning by assisting as the University hosted the 2012 New England Renaissance Conference.
UMass Lowell's Fall Career Fair, the university's largest job fair since 1999, had 150 employers talking to more than 700 students at the CRC.
The expanding Student Alumni Ambassador program encourages students to connect with alumni and community members to learn valuable career skills and share their experiences at the University.
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.”
John Hanlon, best known as Neil Young’s producer/recording engineer, shared his road to the top of the recording field with SRT students.
The men’s ice hockey team spent the summer training hard in preparation for the 2012-2013 season and it shows.
Fred Wudl, a research professor of chemistry and materials at the University of California, Santa Barbara, will speak about “Adventures in Organic Electronics” during the Tripathy Endowed Memorial Lecture, to be held at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4, at Alumni Hall on North Campus.
As the University expands its campus and programs, enrollment has increased in every department with high-caliber, diverse students choosing UMass Lowell.
The Student Government Association represents students and makes sure their ideas are heard, with concrete results on campus.
Incoming freshmen and transfer students arrived at a transformed UMass Lowell campus ready to make changes themselves.
In a convocation ceremony focused on community service, keynote speaker Robert Egger told the UMass Lowell class of 2016 that his original plan to make the world a better place was to open a nightclub. He's since founded Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit meal-distribution program DC Central Kitchen.
Shannon Smith ’08 ’09 is helping to build an education system in the United Arab Emirates just a few years after graduation.
Retrospective on Marty Meehan's first five years as chancellor and the impact on the University.
A new minor launching in the fall, Journalism and Media Studies, will pull from several departments to prepare students for modern media careers.
Summer is an exciting time to be in Lowell and we’re sharing our favorite seasonal activities.
Over the summer, more than 40 projects large and small will bring more stunning changes, including new buildings for learning and living, more and better dining options, increased parking and updated research and lab spaces.
Look no further than campus and your nearest library for your summer reading fix from the UMass Lowell community.
UMass Lowell’s pioneering Division of Online and Continuing Education has been breaking down barriers to education for 15 years.
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