Officials Weigh National Security with Public’s Right to Know in Terrorism Cases
James Forest, director of security studies at UMass’s Center for Terrorism and Security Studies, quoted in story about western Massachusetts terrorism suspect Alexander Ciccolo.
Alumni Recruit New River Hawks
The Alumni Admissions Volunteer Program connects alumni with prospective students across the world, building excitement and increasing applications.
Criminology and Justice Studies Program Graduates First Ph.D. Class
The School of Criminology and Justice Studies celebrated its graduates and alumni, including its first nine Ph.D. students, a beloved professor and heroic alum.
New Research Sheds Light on Addiction Treatment
Fear, misinformation and lack of resources are factors that put drug-addicted pregnant women and mothers in precarious positions when it comes to finding treatment, according to research by a faculty member.
For Police Interns, a Badge of Honor
The UMass Lowell Police Department internships program now offers students an inside look at federal law enforcement work done by U.S. National Park Rangers.
Researchers Win $1 Million Grant for Sex Offender Registration and Tracking Study
The National Institute of Justice has awarded a team led by Andrew Harris $1 million to conduct an assessment of sex offender systems across the U.S.
ISIS Enticement: Why Are Some Americans Prone to Radicalization?
John Horgan, a psychologist and director of UMass Lowell’s Center for Terrorism and Security Studies, talks about the psychological path toward radicalization that some may take.