Lowell Sun: Exhibit Tells of Immigrant Experience
(8/28/2014) "Their Stories: Lowell's Youth and the Refugee Experience" is new exhibit at Lowell National Historical Park's Mogan Cultural Center the features untold stories of five young people from Bhutan, Burma, Congo and Iraq. The exhibit is a collaboration between the Tsongas Industrial History Center, the International Institute of Lowell, UMass Lowell professor Susan Thomson and Lowell National Historical Park.
Boston.com: Patrick, Hassan, Coakley React to Market Basket Deal
(8/28/2014) Chancellor Marty Meehan releases statement on Market Basket deal, "Having this important locally based business back on track under the leadership of Arthur T. Demoulas is a huge win not just for the Merrimack Valley, but all of New England."
Boston Herald: It's Official: Statements on Arthur T. Returning to Market Basket
(8/27/2014) Chancellor Marty Meehan releases statement on Market Basket deal, "Having this important locally based business back on track under the leadership of Arthur T. Demoulas is a huge win not just for the Merrimack Valley, but all of New England."
Lowell Sun: Market Basket Returned to Arthur T. Demoulas
(8/28/2014) UMass Lowell business professor Scott Latham says challenges ahead; "[Market Basket] needs to repair its relationships with suppliers."
Washington Post: Harold Meyerson: In Corporations, It’s Owner-Take-All
(8/26/2014) Economics professor William Lazonick's research on publicly traded companies and earning investments is presented.
The Guardian: Will Polystyrene Cancer Concerns Prompt Brands to Change?
(8/27/2014) Joel Tickner, program director for the Department of Community Health and Sustainability shares concerns that campaigns by the chemical industry are delaying much-needed restriction on hazardous substances found in foam containers.
CBS: Good Question: What Draws Someone To Terrorism?
(8/26/2014) Professor and Director of the Center for Terrorism & Security Studies, John Horgan identifies risk factors of individuals becoming terrorists.
Washington Post: Even al-Qaeda Denounced Beheading Videos. Why the Islamic State Brought Them Back.
(8/22/2014) According to UMass Lowell Prof. Mia Bloom, beheading videos have a high production value, spread through social media, which has made these violent films a recruiting tool in a way they weren’t in the past.
Lowell Sun: Sustaining Support: Merrimack Valley Food Bank Honors UMass Lowell's Jacqueline Moloney
(8/24/2014) Vice Chancellor Jacqueline Moloney will be honored Sept. 8 at the Merrimack Valley Food Bank's 21st Annual Golf Scramble and dinner for creating "a culture among the students, faculty and staff that encourages merging with the community."
Salon: The 1 Percent's Devious New Scheme: How CEOs are Getting Rich at Your Expense
(8/23/2014) Economics professor, William Lazonick is interviewed about the widespread and little-understood obsession with stock buybacks among American executives.
USA Today: Returning Islamic State Fighters Could Threaten USA
(8/22/2014) Terrorism experts John Horgan and Mia Bloom are quoted in story about latest threat from Islamic State.
Indianapolis Star: Returning Islamic State Fighters Could Threaten USA
Port Clinton (Ohio) News Heradl: Returning Islamic State Fighters Could Threaten USA
First Coast News (Fla.): Returning Islamic State Fighters Could Threaten USA
New York Magazine: Why Beheading Videos Are Back With ISIS, and Why They Went Away
(8/21/2014) According to UMass Lowell Prof. Mia Bloom, the videos faded because they were frowned upon by higher-ups in organizations like Al Qaeda.
Business Standard (India): Dearth of Quality Faculty Posing Challenge for India's Engineering Colleges
(8/21/2014) India still faces an acute shortage of quality faculty members, whose need is felt in the country's roughly 3,000 engineering colleges, so says Krishna Vedula, professor of Chemical Engineering and dean emeritus at UMass Lowell, at an Amity University-organized event.
Austin (Minn.) Daily Herald: Former Bruin Christian Folin Staying Grounded with the Wild
(8/21/2014) Christian Folin has been through a lot in the last couple of years, but he’s still the same guy. The former Austin Bruin defenseman who played in the Frozen Four at UMass Lowell and played in an NHL game with the Minnesota Wild last year was back in Austin Thursday.
Forbes: From CEO 'Takers' To CEO 'Makers': The Great Transformation
(8/20/2014) Second in a series of articles featuring UMass Lowell economist William Lazonick and his work on share buybacks.
AlterNet: The Dirty Little Secret of How CEOs Enrich Themselves at Your Expense
WickedLocal: Two Named to Marblehead Boards
(8/21/2014) Lauren Fogle Boyd, a UMass Lowell history professor and author of “Colonial Marblehead: From Rogues to Revolutionaries” and “The Altarpiece,” has been appointed to the Abbot Public Library Board of Trustees in Marblehead.
Lowell Sun: UML Golf Team Adds Two Stars
(8/21/2014) UMass Lowell men's golf head coach James Mahoney has announced the addition of two incoming freshmen to his squad. The River Hawks will also be holding a tryout for the three remaining spots on the 2014-15 roster.
SouthCoastToday: First Karam Scholarship Winners Announced
(8/20/2014) Courtney Jenkins, of Acushnet, an exercise physiology major in UMass Lowell Class of 2017, is among the first five inaugural recipients of the James J. Karam Scholarship Fund.
Lowell Sun: 'Orange is the New Black' Author to Visit UML
(8/19/2014) Piper Kerman, whose memoir, “Orange Is the New Black,” inspired the Netflix series of the same name, will speak at UMass Lowell Sept. 30. Kerman’s memoir is based on the year she spent in a Connecticut women’s prison.
Boston Globe: September Visits from Jason Segel, Piper Kerman
Lowell Sun: Tsongas, Ohio Rep Tour Hanscom, Local Defense Manufacturer
(8/19/2014) U.S. Reps. Niki Tsongas and Michael Turner, who serve on the House Armed Services Committee, sat down with more than 40 leaders of the defense industry at a roundtable meeting at UMass Lowell.
Lowell Sun: Is Lowell Missing the Beat?
(8/20/2014) Establishing a Jack Kerouac museum in Lowell is "an objective that's been discussed on and off for a number of years," said UMass Lowell's Paul Marion, who edited some of Kerouac's early writings after the author's death and helped with a recent Kerouac exhibit.
Lowell Sun: UMass Lowell Emphasizes Defense with New Recruits
(8/19/2014) Reflecting an emphasis on defense and athleticism, UMass Lowell women's soccer head coach Joel Bancroft has announced a recruiting class of 15 players.