Community Connections

Title Description Status
Archival of old construction plans We have an extensive filing system with construction plans dating back to the 18th century. Some are so old that if we unroll them, they will crack... Active
AutoCAD training We have purchased an upgrade to our AutoCAD software. It is considerably different than what we were using... Active
Backwater Study Lowell City Council has requested that the City Manager engage the proper department at UMass-Lowell to conduct a back water study to determine the maximum river water depth before flooding occurs in the Clay Brook Watershed. Active
Black Waste Disposal: Replacement of the Toilet in Waterless Environments The US Army is deployed to remote locations throughout the world. In many of these locations, there is typically no access to conventional toilet facilities for the Soldier... Active
Cross Cultural Communications Lowell has an incredibly diverse population, and with that comes many languages. We are definitely language rich, but communication between different language speakers is still difficult, costly, and hard to manage for small and large groups alike... Active
Energy/Solar Panels We have a group of about 8 young women in our youth center that are part of a program called "Girls Going Green". We would love to partner with UML students to help work with our girls to better understand how we use energy at our use center (possibly reviewing our energy bills), how we can save energy and since we plan on installing solar panels to our roof, a better understanding of how they work, maybe how much energy they would generate... Active
Funding Footprints For Success Catie's Closet is a non-profit organization focused on meeting the needs of homeless students and those suffering severe financial hardship in public school grades K thru 12. Our services are unique in that we are located in the schools so that students have immediate access to what they need... Active
Parking Lot Attendant Booth We are looking to renovate or replace the Davidson Street Parkng Lot attendant's booth. We would like design ideas that would link the booth to the surrounding area and architecture... Active
Sports Skill training for baseball and softball Have students work with our youth players to teach them skills for baseball and softball. The kids ages would be from 7 to 16 from January to beginning of May... Active
statistics I have been compiling statistics for out small (100 students) high school. I would like some help in organizing it, seeing some trends, creating some graphs... Active
Survey of use of Formaldehyde in Mortuaries Community and Small Business Internship Research Project The TURI Community and Small Business Program helps organizations raise awareness of the hazards of toxic chemical use and introduce safer alternatives in neighborhoods and small businesses through support for education and training. One small business sector of particular interest to TURI is mortuaries... Active
Transforming Neighborhoods, Transforming Lives in Lowell’s Acre Habitat sees the home as the catalyst to breaking the binds of poverty. Investing in Habitat is investing in the community and the futures of our youth... Active
Westford Road Culvert Replacement If possible, the design for the replacement of the Westford Road culvert. Active