Former U.S. Sen. Paul Tsongas, who would be turning 75 in February, helped shape the trajectory of Lowell and the university.
With tax season upon us, Janie Casello Bouges, an associate professor of accounting in the Manning School of Business, shares some words of wisdom on what to keep in mind when filing returns.
Undergraduates are writing grants for community nonprofits and gaining valuable professional experience in a new service-learning class offered by the English Department.
Living-learning communities help students academically and socially, increasing retention and student success.
Computer science Assoc. Prof. Benyuan Liu and his co-researchers recently used data from a leading dating website in China to develop a recommendation system that would help those seeking romance find a good match.
A bouquet of love, hitting just the right note with our peeps.
Three years into the university’s comprehensive Physical Improvements Plan, significant progress is being made to increase accessibility for everyone across campus.
Ten Honors College students study Cuba’s culture, politics and history in Havana over winter intersession.
Stress at work is linked to unhealthy lifestyle habits such as smoking, obesity and lack of exercise, according to two research studies conducted by the Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (CPH-NEW).
Distinguished Service Awards, presented at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. dinner, go to students, faculty and staff dedicated to social change, service and community engagement.
The National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences has awarded The New England Consortium a $7.6 million grant to protect the health and safety of workers responding to hazardous-materials and climate-change crises.
Two UMass Lowell students, Felipe Nascimento and Upkar Singh, co-founded startup Veloxity, maker of the new cell phone charging kiosk located at University Crossing.
The Manning School of Business’ new Finance Lab and Trading Room connects students to Bloomberg’s powerful global network of real-time financial data, news and research tools.
Chemistry Prof. Rudolf Faust, a world-renowned expert and pioneer in developing the chemical properties of plastics, was recently named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
Steve Almond, the 2016 Jack Kerouac Writer-in-Residence, asks students to write truthfully about people, places and ideas about which they feel deeply.
Faculty and students from a wide swath of disciplines demonstrate why the university is increasingly becoming known for its entrepreneurial prowess.
Three students from the Francis College of Engineering turn coveted internships at Tesla Motors in California into launching pads for young careers.
New graduate degrees combine specialized knowledge in humanities and sciences with business management, data analysis and leadership skills.
Lecturer Michelle Hunt and the university’s men’s and women’s lacrosse teams supported suicide prevention by walking in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Out of the Darkness walk.
A state-of-the-art NASA robot prototype will soon be taking up residence at the university’s robotics testing lab to study how this human-like machine can assist astronauts in future space exploration.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health awarded UMass Lowell a $2M grant that supports graduate students in their public health and occupational health and safety studies.
Campus Resource Officer Jeff Connors, whose partner Joe Brown is recovering from a heart attack, was among four members of UMass Lowell Police to receive statewide honor.
Students in Asst. Prof. Michael Ciuchta’s entrepreneurial finance courses learn about the booming business of crowdfunding while raising more than $800 for Lowell-based charities.
Six hundred middle- and high-school students write, perform and listen to poems at the university’s first Student Day of Poetry.
Students in an Honors College philanthropy seminar awarded $10,000 to three Lowell nonprofits for programs that aim to mentor local youth.
The Learning in Retirement Association celebrated the holidays by awarding four $1,500 scholarships to high-performing students who engage in community service.
After attending the U.N. Conference on Climate Change, Assoc. Prof. Juliette Rooney-Varga, director of the Climate Change Initiative, says the Paris Agreement is an important first step.
Asst. Prof. Ingrid Hess uses art to educate young people about peace. Her solo exhibit at the Dayton International Peace Museum runs through January 2016.