Today@UMass Lowell
July 02, 2015

Psychologists Build and Support Communities
The graduate program in community social psychology hosted a 2015 biennial conference, drawing a record-number of attendees and celebrated the program’s 35th anniversary. Read More

Psychologists and community activists from across the world attended the Biennial Conference of the Society for Community Research and Action held in downtown Lowell. Photo by Tory Germann.

Teamwork Called Key to Growth
Steven Tello, UMass Lowell's associate vice chancellor for entrepreneurship and economic development, says the region should be branded as a single area, like Silicon Valley is, instead of having a mindset that regions o Read More

Stephanie Cronin, of the Middlesex 3 Coalition, talks with Jay Ash, state housing and economic development secretary, during a roundtable forum at Middlesex Community College in Lowell on Thursday. SUN / BOB WHITAKER

Scholars Consider Recognition at 'Transitions to Democracy'
Experts on peace from around the world gathered in Lowell for a three-day summit, “Transitions to Democracy,” presented by the university and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Read More

International peace and culture experts recently gathered to discuss the role of recognition in regions working toward peace and democracy. Photo by Meghan Moore.