A new honors seminar focused on philanthropy provides students with a new look at business, sociology and effective communication while benefiting the Lowell community.
Two recent alumni became published researchers early in their careers after using primary resources with Prof. Robert Forrant.
Students from across the campus developed business plans and prototypes in the latest round of DifferenceMaker contests.
Artist-in-Residence Leah Buechley combines her love of both art and engineering with her artwork and educational initiatives.
NASA has awarded a team of researchers led by Prof. Supriya Chakrabarti a grant worth nearly $5.6 million to develop an instrument system that could potentially detect young planets orbiting other stars in the Milky Way.
Students pursuing the Asian Studies minor are learning about different cultures and putting global shifts in perspective.
A team of electrical engineering and computer science students has built and tested a solar/electric-powered quadricycle that could ferry up to four passengers without consuming a single drop of gas.
Following a performance by schoolchildren from the university’s String Project, the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s seasoned pros performed before a crowd of 500 at Durgin Hall.
More than 400 students play on nearly three dozen teams in the club sports program.
Big changes lead to big success for Fall 2014 Career Fair, which attracts 190 companies and more than 1,500 students and alumni to Tsongas Center.
Waltham-based defense contractor Raytheon Co. and UMass Lowell officially opened a research center on the UMass Lowell campus with a Friday ceremony.
As it enters its third year, the DifferenceMaker initiative, which encourages students to find innovative solutions to real-world problems, is growing rapidly.
The UMass Lowell Center for Asian American Studies is conducting research and building relationships to benefit the larger community.
The Career & Co-op Center has launched ProPath, a program that offers career development planning and preparation from freshman year through graduation.
Nursing students participating in the Co-op Scholars program had the chance to work one-on-one with patients and research medical technology.
More than 100 UMass Lowell English and Theatre Arts students enjoyed a Q&A with Meryl Streep
UMass Lowell offers undergraduates hands-on research opportunities. Watch one student's research experience.
More than 100 rising sophomores participated in the Co-op Scholar Program this summer, working in labs, conducting research and getting professional experience.
Honors students organized and staffed a day of fun for siblings separated by the foster system in a newly designated service-learning college writing course.
UMass Lowell announced a major partnership with giant Waltham-based defense contractor Raytheon Co., which will spend at least $3 million to establish a joint research facility focused on next-generation printable electronics and nanotechnology.
A career-building program that helps student-veterans land jobs will host former participants on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at UMass Lowell, where they will share their success stories with their peers.
The Edge4Vets workshop series takes participants from boots-on-the-ground experiences to business-suit opportunities by helping them translate their military strengths into tools for the civilian workplace
Under a unique partnership with India’s BVB College of Engineering and Technology, students are learning to connect the dots between technology and global business.
The work of three UMass Lowell students was selected to appear on the side of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center as part of Art on the Marquee.
The new digital media minor is attracting students quickly, especially with the addition of a professional level TV production studio.
UMass Lowell will host the Third Annual Deshpande Symposium on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education from June 10 through 12.
Recent graduate Per Onsager and alum Craig Miller have one important thing in common: Both hold the somewhat unusual belief that engineers can make a difference in people’s lives, by solving problems that many of us have the luxury of taking for granted.
When Marlene Perez signed up to be a personal care assistant to a fellow student Janelle Diaz with muscular dystrophy at UMass Lowell she thought it would be a great resume booster to help further her nursing career. She had no idea it would turn into one of the most meaningful friendships she has ever had.
With Commencement approaching, several graduating seniors reflect on their experiences at UMass Lowell, how they've changed and what comes next.
Nonspec — a startup company established by engineering-students-turned-entrepreneurs — won $25,000 at the annual American Society of Mechanical Engineers Innovation Showcase.
The new UMass Lowell Innovation Hub will provide entrepreneurs and startup ventures with assistance in developing and launching high-growth businesses.
UMass Lowell hosted this year’s American Society of Civil Engineers steel bridge and concrete canoe regional competitions.
In its second year, the DifferenceMaker Challenge nearly doubled its teams, and looked further inward to solve problems.
UMass Lowell earned a HeartSafe campus designation from the National Collegiate Emergency Medical Services Foundation in recognition of its commitment to awareness and training in emergency cardiac care.
Asst. Prof. Kate Swanger from EEAS led an expedition to Antarctica to investigate how the continent’s glaciers have responded to climate fluctuations in the past.
Summer Zhou, who is earning a master’s degree in accounting, is a tax assistance volunteer, helping local residents file their income taxes while getting valuable professional experience.
Students lead their peers on off-campus trips as part of the Outdoor Adventure Program.
A class of mechanical engineering students under Asst. Prof. Christopher Hansen has been working with the Lowell Transitional Living Center to improve the cots used in the Center’s Winter Emergency Bed Program.
While visiting her grandfather in a nursing home, Ryan Santosuosso felt a strong connection with him and the other residents. It was then that she decided to change her career from teaching children to caring for the elderly.
Edge4Vets at UMass Lowell helps veterans adjust from military culture to civilian mentality, and learn how to tout their personal achievements instead of team efforts. It also brings in industry mentors to help participants network for job opportunities.
Twenty-five veterans earning degrees at UMass Lowell are participating in a program designed to teach them to translate their military strengths into success in one of Massachusetts’ fastest-growing industries.
UMass Lowell will be home to an Honors College, after a vote by the UMass Board of Trustees.
Jamie Gillis '10, assistant women's soccer coach, and captain Margaret McSpiritt traveled to Nicaragua with Soccer Without Borders, a social development program teaching youths life skills through sport.
Students studying entrepreneurship in India over winter break got hands-on experience with international business development.
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