The third annual DifferenceMaker Idea Challenge awarded a total of $35,000 to ten student teams designing innovative products and processes to better the lives of others.
Students will bring concepts to life in a new space repurposed from the former North Campus bookstore.
Students from across the campus developed business plans and prototypes in the latest round of DifferenceMaker contests.
Music students collected used instruments to distribute to Lowell’s schools to help with music education.
As it enters its third year, the DifferenceMaker initiative, which encourages students to find innovative solutions to real-world problems, is growing rapidly.
Convocation and opening events welcomed students back to campus and challenged them to make it their best year yet.
UMass Lowell’s annual conference is at the cutting edge of the entrepreneurship movement, drawing hundreds of leaders from around the globe.
UMass Lowell will host the Third Annual Deshpande Symposium on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education from June 10 through 12.
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.