Lowell Sun: Board Mulling Arthur T. Demoulas' Buyout Bid, Says Former CEO 'Helped to Create' Company's Woes
(7/30/2014) Anything other than a sale of the company to Arthur T. could be disastrous for Market Basket, said Scott Latham, a strategy professor in UMass Lowell's Manning School of Business.
Boston Globe: Pressure Mounts on Market Basket Board of Directors
(7/28/2014) Chancellor Meehan is quoted in article about Demoulas family feud.
Daily News of Newburyport: Off and Running
(7/30/2014) Tekeste Nurelign of New York won the Lions Club Yankee Homecoming 10-mile race in Newburyport, coming in at 49:54 to win in his first attempt. Nurelign finished about a half-minute ahead of UMass Lowell track standout Ruben Sanca, who placed second in 50:30.
Seacoast Online: Racing: Jenkins, Schneider set the pace at York Days 5K
(7/30/2014) Nate Jenkins dominated his division in Sunday's 31st annual Amidon Family Dentistry York Days 5K road race in York, Maine. After graduating from UMass Lowell in 2003, Jenkins and went onto a successful professional running career. He retired from running professionally after back surgery in 2011 slowed him down a bit.
WGBH: What's Behind Arthur T. Demoulas' Offer To Buy Market Basket?
(7/25/2014) "While everything we've seen going on in the public has been happening, Arthur T. has obviously been out soliciting support," said Scott Latham, associate professor of management and strategy at UMass Lowell's Manning School of Business.
India New England: Documentary Screening of India Untouched at MIT Touches a Chord
(7/26/2014) Discussion after the screening of "India Untouched" was led by Dr. Urmitapa Dutta, an Assistant Professor of Psychology and a faculty affiliate of the Peace and Conflict Studies Program at UMass Lowell.
Eagle-Tribune: Dempsey, State Money Key to Harbor Place Development
(7/26/2014) A public-private venture plans to demolish the Woolworth building in Haverhill in September and replace it with a five-story, glass-encased building called Harbor Place. The new building is to include a satellite campus for UMass Lowell as well as a restaurant, shops and offices overlooking the river. Pentucket Bank and Haverhill Community TV are among tenants that have already signed on.
Eagle-Tribune: Bradford Rail Trail Set to Break Ground in Spring
(7/28/2014) Haverhill's dream of a recreational pathway looping the Merrimack River and stretching along the downtown and Bradford sides of the waterway is on the verge of becoming reality. The rail trail opened in 2011 and now the plan is to connect it to a boardwalk on the downtown side of the river, behind the new Harbor Place.
VICE News (Africa): International Arrests Show Women Are Playing an Active Role in Al Shabaab
(7/25/2014) It might seem odd that Somali terrorist group al Shabaab would arrange for women to help pay their bills. In fact, it’s more common than many Americans would expect, said Mia Bloom, a security studies professor at UMass Lowell.
Financial Times: Apple Attempts a Return to Innovation
(7/25/2014) William Lazonick – an economist at UMass Lowell, who has studied Apple’s business model – argues that companies such as Apple tend to lose their innovative way because they marginalise in-house visionaries in favour of shareholders.
Eagle-Tribune: Expert Says Arthur T's Return Unlikely
(7/26/2014) Scott Latham, an associate professor of management, business policy and strategy at UMass Lowell who has followed the Demoulas company, comments on the situation of ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas.
Lowell Sun: All Downtown a Global Stage as Folk Fest Marches In
(7/26/2014) This past weekend's Lowell Folk Festival attracted students from UMass Lowell who stayed on campus for the summer. "It seems bigger. They really stepped it up," said Kevin Desjardins, 21, a civil engineering student. He usually goes to the bars downtown, but this was an event he could not miss. "It just feels like it's full of life."
Mill City Sports: Locals Well-represented in West Division’s Futures League All-Star Victory
(7/25/2014) Rising UMass Lowell senior Matt Sanchez went 2-for-2 with a double, two runs scored and an RBI as the starting left fielder representing the Nashua Silver Knights as the West Division earned a 4-1 win.
Foster's Daily Democrat (NH): Honors and Accolades for Area Students
Eagle-Tribune: Ousted CEO Makes Offer to Take over Company
(7/24/2014) Scott Latham, an associate professor of management, business policy and strategy at UMass Lowell who has followed the Demoulas company, called ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas's offer to buy the company "unbelievable."
International Business Times: Hackers Use Google Maps and Google Glass for Cybercrimes
(7/25/2014) Cyber forensics researchers from the University of Massachusetts Lowell discovered a way to steal passwords entered from a device using Google Glass.
NextGenGolf: UMass Lowell Students Raise Money for Haiti Project
(7/24/2014) A group of civil engineering students doing a capstone project to plan and design a medical supply storage warehouse for the non-governmental organization Partners in Health (PIH) in Santo (Port-au-Prince), Haiti, are hoping to benefit from a golf tournament Aug. 11.
Lowell Sun: Politicians' Lack of Involvement in Market Basket Fight May Backfire, Analysts Say
(7/24/2014) Stopping short of adding his name to the list of prominent boycott supporters was UMass Lowell Chancellor Marty Meehan, who offered instead a dire prediction for Market Basket's board of directors, if they continue with the current course of business.
Lowell Sun: Thomas Joins the UML Track and Field Program
(7/24/2014) UMass Lowell track and field head coach Gary Gardner has announced the hiring of Allyson Thomas as the associate head coach.
Eagle-Tribune: Editor's Pick
(7/24/2014) The Greater Lowell Music Theatre, in partnership with the UMass Lowell Center for Arts and Ideas, will present “Chicago, A Musical Vaudeville,” the longest-running American musical in Broadway history.
Andover Townsman: Local Teacher Named Top Educator
(7/24/2014) Stephanie Cross of Andover, a teacher at the Lawrence Family Development Charter Center in Lawrence, has been recognized for inspiring the next generation of students to discover engineering with a 2014 Educator Award from DiscoverE. She was nominated for the award by Edward L. Hajduk, an engineering professor at UMass Lowell, who worked with her on the program.
Financial Times: De-financialising the Real Economy
(7/22/2014) Mariana Mazzucato, organizer of this week’s Mission-Oriented Finance conference in London, quotes William Lazonick, economics professor at UMass Lowell, in her latest piece.
Lowell Sun: Those Glory Days
(7/24/2014) Paul Ames, who was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins and played at UMass Lowell, talks about boyhood friend Tom Glavine with whom he played hockey and baseball at Billerica High. Glavine will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame over the weekend.
Huron County (Mich.) View: Education Roundup
(7/24/2014) Local student graduates from UMass Lowell.
Eagle-Tribune: Standoff Seen as 'Ultimate Greek Tragedy'
(7/23/2014) Scott Latham, an associate professor of management, business policy and strategy at UMass Lowell who has followed the Demoulas company woes with the board of directors.
Goucester Times: Standoff Seen as 'Ultimate Greek Tragedy'
Lake Houston (Tex.) Observer: Community Pride
(7/22/2014) Local student graduates from UMass Lowell.
Framingham Patch: Framingham Resident Receives Awards From UMass Lowell
(7/23/2014) Framingham resident received the Professor Carl A. Stevens Award for High Academic Achievement from the Francis College of Engineering from UMass Lowell.
Mill City Sports: Dmitry Sinitsyn Signs Two-year Deal with KHL’s Dynamo Moscow
(7/22/2014) Alum Dmitry Sinitsyn has opted to sign a two-year, two-way deal with Dynamo Moscow of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) in Russia.
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.