The Bachelor of Liberal Arts (BLA) program at UMass Lowell is an exciting interdisciplinary program that offers students the opportunity to design a personalized program of study in two disciplines from over 18 options. You will learn how to approach complex topics such as the environment, poverty, governance, peace and conflict and education.
Meet Our Students
That's where my passion lies - in filmmaking and storytelling about my heritage.
Chummeng Soun is documenting the traditional dances of his native Cambodia with support from the Center for Asian American Studies and the Southeast Asian Digital Archive.
UML is working hard to educate students in sexual violence prevention in the classroom, on playing fields, in student clubs and through residence life. Faculty are also doing cutting-edge research in the field.
Honors student Mansour Chaya won “Wheel of Fortune” by a nose, beating out students from Georgia State and UCLA. Chaya, a political science major, says he’s saving the money for law school.
For Mary Humble, studying at UMass Lowell is the fulfillment of a dream – after her high school education was cut short in Ireland nearly 60 years ago. Her daughter recently joined her on campus, and her granddaughter starts at UML this summer.
Tawakkol Karman, the first Arab woman, the first person from Yemen and the second Muslim woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, was on campus to deliver the keynote address at the university’s 23rd annual Day Without Violence. She is UML’s 2018 Greeley Scholar for Peace Studies.