Today@UMass Lowell
July 22, 2014

Music Grant to Explore Cultural Identity
The largest single grant from this year's UMass President’s Creative Economy Initiatives Fund went to Alan Williams and Gena Greher of UMass Lowell’s Music Department to explore the cultural identity of Lowell’s Cambodia Read More

Musicians and dancers from the Angkor Dance Troupe will work with UMass Lowell to help Cambodian-American youths explore their heritage.

Researchers Expose Cyber Security Threat
A team of researchers at the university’s Cyber Forensics Laboratory has shown that thieves can use wearable devices to get your info. Read More

By recording on video the way your finger taps an iPad’s touch screen, university cyber-forensic experts have shown how hackers can quickly and easily crack your passcode without you knowing it.

Students Learn to Think Like Entrepreneurs
Under a unique partnership with India’s BVB College of Engineering and Technology, students are learning to connect the dots between technology and global business.   Read More


						Aishwarya Habib (left), an engineering student from BVB College in Hubli, India, worked with Manning School of Business graduate students Jennifer Feltri-George and Andy C.H. Lau in an international entrepreneurship and innovation class.

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  • Boston Herald: Steve Grossman Goes on the Attack in First Ad of Race

    (7/22/2014) Former Lowell City Manager Bernie Lynch, who now works at UMass Lowell as a political science professor, comments on Steve Grossman’s decision to go negative with his first gubernatorial campaign ad.

  • Space Travel: NASA Announces Early Career Faculty Space Tech Research Grants

    (7/21/2014) UMass Lowell's Christopher Hansen has been selected as one of seven university-led proposals for the study of innovative, early stage technologies that address high priority needs for America’s space program for his project “Design and Fabrication of Aerospace-Grade Digital Composite Materials.”

  • Lowell Sun: Candidates for Shirley Police Chief Job Questioned

    (7/22/2014) Among the candidates for Shirley police chief is Thomas Vincent Ralph, Esq., of Webster, a practicing attorney and deputy chief in Webster since 1995. Previously, he worked as a police officer for UMass Lowell and Suffolk University, where he obtained his law degree in 1996.

  • Lowell Sun: Gendron Fifth in EEC Race

    (7/21/2014) Former Groton-Dunstable Regional High School and UMass Lowell running star Steve O'Brien captured the Olympic portion of the Lowell Mill City Triathlon on Sunday. O'Brien, 26, finished in 2 hours, 11 minutes, 5 seconds. The Clinton resident finished the swim in 27:50, the bike in 1:06:39 and the run in 34:31.