The swimming pool at Costello Gym has open hours throughout the week
"You have had exceptional instructors during your time here at UMass Lowell, and I guarantee you that at some point in your lives, probably when you are completely not expecting it, you will hearken back to some pearl of wisdom that was imparted on you during one of your classes here," Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis said at the Tsongas Center. "But your education never ends. Ever."
UMass Lowell raised a record-breaking $725,000 for student scholarships through its annual Commencement Eve celebration.
Since Marty Meehan joined UMass Lowell as its chancellor in mid-2007, he has presided over a massive expansion of the school, with nearly $600 million in capital projects that have been completed or set into motion — representing more than a dozen new construction projects, acquisitions and renovations.
The University of Massachusetts at Lowell will have a satellite campus up and running in the city in time for fall classes. The University is partnering with Northern Essex Community College to offer bachelor’s degree courses at NECC’s Haverhill campus.
It wasn’t all that long ago, six years to be exact, that the fate of UMass Lowell’s hockey team hung in the balance and school trustees even talked about eliminating the sport. A lot can happen in a short time. Today, in a striking turnaround that mirrors the university’s rise to new prominence, the River Hawks play in the Frozen Four for the first time in school history, facing Yale University in the national semifinals.
The two Democratic U.S. Senate candidates started out in accord at Monday night's debate at UMass Lowell, condemning the effect of outside money in campaigns, but the common ground didn't last long beyond that first question.
"This is a campus on fire," Athletic Director Dana Skinner said. UMass Lowell's team is bound for Pittsburgh, the host city for this year's NCAA Frozen Four. The River Hawks will face off against Yale University on April 11. The winner will skate on April 13 against either Connecticut's Quinnipiac University or Minnesota's St. Cloud State University for the championship.
UMass Lowell launched its new Saab-Pedroso Center for Portuguese Studies & Culture Thursday night with a reception featuring California author Anthony Barcellos.
Community members gathered on March 8 to recognize the members of the Lowell State House Delegation of 2010, who facilitated the transfer of the Tsongas Center from the city to the University three years ago.
With the anticipation of whether the River Hawks would clench the Hockey East title this weekend as the backdrop, UMass Lowell Chancellor Marty Meehan honored the city's 2010 State House delegation for helping to transfer the Tsongas Center from the city to the university.
Editorial about the recent decision by the chancellor and trustees of University of Massachusetts Lowell to move all its sports programs to the more competitive Division 1 and will raise the university’s profile in a positive way.
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren visited campus to tour the Massachusetts Medical Device Development (M2D2) Center and the Mark and Elisia Saab Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center (ETIC), in addition to updating students on what's she's been doing since the Senate debate at the Tsongas Center in October that helped propel her to Washington.
It took vision and hard work, but also a planets-are-aligning set of circumstances for UMass Lowell officials to announce that its athletic teams, starting this fall, will compete in Division 1 as a member of the America East Conference.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell plans to open its first-ever satellite campus in downtown Haverhill next fall.
UMass Lowell announced today that its new, $80 million Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center has been named in tribute to distinguished alumnus Mark Saab ’81 and his wife Elisia. The naming recognizes the Saabs for a new multimillion-dollar commitment to UMass Lowell that will make the couple the largest individual donors to the university.
To the crowd of about 3,000 fans who filled a curtained-off half of the Tsongas Center to see and hear America's No. 1 horror and suspense author speak Friday night, it was their best nightmare: Stephen King in the flesh.
American icon, literary genius and one of the most prolific and best-selling authors of all time, Stephen King told a roomful of about 100 UMass Lowell English and creative-writing majors that he's "just an ordinary guy."
Stephen King says of scary things: “It’s interesting putting yourself in the place of someone who’s having experiences that are totally out of the ordinary, but in an ordinary setting.”
What frightens horror master Stephen King? Public speaking. “I do some colleges, but I don’t do a lot of stuff,” King told a handful of reporters last week. “Frankly, it’s kind of scary.” King will make an exception Dec. 7 and discuss his work with a capacity crowd at UMass Lowell’s Tsongas Center as the first of the Chancellor’s Speaker Series.
UMass Lowell faculty and students will work with Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems and Gulf University for Science and Technology, in Kuwait, as part of a partnership being developed by the three entities.
During the recent Celebration of Philanthropy, supporters, alumni and friends were abuzz with the excitement of new facilities, record-breaking fundraising and the spirit of giving back. More than 1,050 attended the second annual series of events honoring the University’s most generous benefactors who have given $1,000 or more over the last fiscal year.
UMass Lowell has added an Irish ally to its network of global education partners, announcing Tuesday that it will join forces with the University of Ulster to help trans-Atlantic entrepreneurs develop medical devices.
On Thursday night at UMass Lowell's Cumnock Hall, Trisha Blanchet was awarded a $10,000 grant from the Merrimack Valley Sandbox to help her pair lonesome veterans with homeless dogs.
As part of its Oct. 18-21 closing weekend, “Dickens in Lowell” — UMass Lowell’s seven-month exhibition and event series celebrating Dickens’ bicentenary and his travels in Massachusetts — will take a page from the master’s book and go out with a flourish.
UMass Lowell is gradually rising through the ranks of the nation's top universities, according to a "best-of" list published recently by U.S. News & World Report. The magazine's "Best Colleges 2013" edition ranks the university at No. 170, up seven places from last year on its "Best National Universities" list.
Incoming freshmen and transfer students arrived at a transformed UMass Lowell campus ready to make changes themselves.
In a convocation ceremony focused on community service, keynote speaker Robert Egger told the UMass Lowell class of 2016 that his original plan to make the world a better place was to open a nightclub. He's since founded Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit meal-distribution program DC Central Kitchen.
Retrospective on Marty Meehan's first five years as chancellor and the impact on the University.
Athletes Angus MacDonald and Ashley Zielinski missed Commencement at the Tsongas Center, but got special treatment from Chancellor Marty Meehan when they returned from the NCAA Track and Field Championship in Colorado.
Published by Lloyd Corricelli of Sons of Liberty Publishing, a 1987 UMass Lowell graduate, River Muse is a 453-page story collection that includes the works of 35 varied writers. They all have one thing in common: The muse for their included writings was born in the Merrimack Valley.
Curry College, UMass Lowell, Berklee College of Music and Bentley College showed the largest percentage increase to their endowments among the Massachusetts universities and colleges that participated in the BBJ survey. UMass Lowell increased 32 percent to $49.48 million.
Chancellor Marty Meehan pens a column about how UMass Lowell encourages its students, faculty and staff to translate learning into action through community engagement.
Over the next 48 hours, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will embark on a whirlwind of a tour, Mill City-style, culminating in his address at UMass Lowell's Commencement Saturday.
UMass Lowell will hold its 5th-annual Commencement Eve Celebration on Friday, highlighting the accomplishments of students, alumni and other distinguished individuals while raising money for student scholarships.
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