Chancellor's Speaker Series


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Meryl Streep, considered by many to be the greatest actress of our time, spoke at UMass Lowell in the 2014 installment of the Chancellor’s Speaker Series. Streep, an Academy Award winner whose acting career has spanned five decades and more than 100 roles, took the stage at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. "A Conversation with Meryl Streep" was moderated by Andre Dubus III, best-selling author and professor in UMass Lowell’s English Department.  The event was co-sponsored by the UMass Lowell English Department’s Theatre Arts Program and the College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Ticket proceeds benefited two student scholarships.

Print Media

Us Weekly (4/2/14): Meryl Gets Gabby 

Vanity Fair (4/1/14): Meryl Streep to Adoring College Students: "Don't Mess With Me"

Northshore Magazine (4/2/14): Meryl Streep Speaks to UMass Lowell Audience 

(BostInno (4/2/14): Get Caught Up on UMass Lowell's Starry Night with Meryl Streep

Salem News (4/3/14): Chatting with Streep

Boston Globe (4/2/14): Streep Thrills UMass Lowell 

Yahoo! Celebrity (4/2/14): Meryl Streep Dishes Out Career Advice to College Students 

Boston Herald (4/2/14): Meryl Streep Brings Star Power to UMass Lowell 

Lowell Sun (4/2/14): Streep Delivers a Blockbuster 

Eagle-Tribune (4/2/14): Star Struck: Meryl Streep Chats with Andre Dubus III at UMass Lowell Event 

Times of Mumbai (India) (4/2/14): Meryl Streep Set to Take Stage at UMass Lowell 

San Francisco Chronicle: Meryl Streep Takes Stage at UMass Lowell Benefit 

Springfield Republican (4/2/14): Meryl Streep Appearance at UMass Lowell Raises $230,000 for Scholarships 

Sentinel & Enterprise (4/2/14): 'In the Presence of Greatness': UMass Lowell Holds 'A Conversation with Meryl Streep'

Miami Herald (4/1/14): Meryl Streep Set to Take Stage at UMass Lowell 

Houston Chronicle (4/1/14): Meryl Streep Set to Take Stage at UMass Lowell 

News Observer (NC) (4/1/14): Meryl Streep Set to Take Stage at UMass Lowell 

The Republic (Ind.) (4/1/14): Proceeds from Meryl Streep's Lecture at UMass Lowell Will Fund 2 New Scholarships

Boston.com (3/29/14): Meryl Streep to Appear at UMass Lowell 

Boston Herald (3/29/14): Meryl Streep at Appear at UMass Lowell 

New Milford (Conn.) Spectrum (3/29/14): Meryl Streep at Appear at UMass Lowell

TV & Radio

WPRI (Providence) (4/2/14): Meryl Streep Set to Take Stage at UMass Lowell

WWLP (Springfield) (4/1/14): Meryl Streep to Help UMass Lowell Raise Money 

WFXT (3/29/14): Meryl Streep to Appear at UMass Lowell 

News 10 (Albany) (3/29/14): Meryl Streep at Appear at UMass Lowell