Today@UMass Lowell
July 24, 2014

UMass Lowell Serves Burgers and Guidance to Boys & Girls Club
For the second year in a row, UMass Lowell’s Tom Ferraguto met with kids from the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Lowell for fun and college preparation. Read More

Tom Ferraguto and Tom Hammond, the CFO of Align Credit Union, served burgers and tours to Boys and Girls club members, as part of its Diploma to Degree program.

Music Grant to Explore Cultural Identity
The largest single grant from this year's UMass President’s Creative Economy Initiatives Fund went to Alan Williams and Gena Greher of UMass Lowell’s Music Department to explore the cultural identity of Lowell’s Cambodia Read More

Musicians and dancers from the Angkor Dance Troupe will work with UMass Lowell to help Cambodian-American youths explore their heritage.

Researchers Expose Cyber Security Threat
A team of researchers at the university’s Cyber Forensics Laboratory has shown that thieves can use wearable devices to get your info. Read More

By recording on video the way your finger taps an iPad’s touch screen, university cyber-forensic experts have shown how hackers can quickly and easily crack your passcode without you knowing it.

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  • Lowell Sun: Politicians' Lack of Involvement in Market Basket Fight May Backfire, Analysts Say

    (7/24/2014) Stopping short of adding his name to the list of prominent boycott supporters was UMass Lowell Chancellor Marty Meehan, who offered instead a dire prediction for Market Basket's board of directors, if they continue with the current course of business.

  • Lowell Sun: Thomas Joins the UML Track and Field Program

    (7/24/2014) UMass Lowell track and field head coach Gary Gardner has announced the hiring of Allyson Thomas as the associate head coach.

  • Eagle-Tribune: Editor's Pick

    (7/24/2014) The Greater Lowell Music Theatre, in partnership with the UMass Lowell Center for Arts and Ideas, will present “Chicago, A Musical Vaudeville,” the longest-running American musical in Broadway history.

  • Andover Townsman: Local Teacher Named Top Educator

    (7/24/2014) Stephanie Cross of Andover, a teacher at the Lawrence Family Development Charter Center in Lawrence, has been recognized for inspiring the next generation of students to discover engineering with a 2014 Educator Award from DiscoverE. She was nominated for the award by Edward L. Hajduk, an engineering professor at UMass Lowell, who worked with her on the program.

  • Financial Times: De-financialising the Real Economy

    (7/22/2014) Mariana Mazzucato, organizer of this week’s Mission-Oriented Finance conference in London, quotes William Lazonick, economics professor at UMass Lowell, in her latest piece.

  • Lowell Sun: Those Glory Days

    (7/24/2014) Paul Ames, who was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins and played at UMass Lowell, talks about boyhood friend Tom Glavine with whom he played hockey and baseball at Billerica High. Glavine will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame over the weekend.

  • Huron County (Mich.) View: Education Roundup

    (7/24/2014) Local student graduates from UMass Lowell.