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.
Students Nick and Elizabeth Raymond are siblings with completely different interests and personalities. In fact, the main thing they share is a genetic condition. They’re living proof that a disability doesn’t define you.
In early 2016, Asst. Prof. of Psychology Yana Weinstein started tweeting advice to panicked students on how to study effectively. A colleague, Asst. Prof. Megan Sumeracki at Rhode Island College, quickly joined in. Now the website for their group The Learning Scientists, its Facebook page and its Twitter feed at @AceThatTest have thousands of followers.
A majority of Americans say college athletes should not be compensated beyond scholarships, according to results of a UMass Lowell-Washington Post poll. But when marketing, including video games, are involved, two-thirds of respondents said collegiate athletes should be compensated if their names or likenesses are used, according to the findings of the poll, which surveyed 1,000 American adults on their attitudes about sports and related issues.
A majority of Americans believe it is not safe for children to play tackle football before they reach high school, according to results of a UMass Lowell-Washington Post poll released today. Of the 1,000 adults surveyed by the national poll, 53 percent feel that tackle football is not a safe activity for kids before they are in high school. This compares to 41 percent who say that tackle football is safe for children to participate in before they are in high school. Some respondents, 6 percent, are undecided on the issue.