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History Department

The History Department at UMass Lowell provides a broad introduction to civilizations of the past and present, including those of antiquity, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Read more...

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Meet Sophie Combs '20

Introducing History major, Sophie Combs, who will be co-hosting the 'Greek Immigration in Lowell' reception and exhibition with University Professor Bob Forrant on November 7.

Read Sophie Combs' Profile


Meet Our Students

Kady Phelps '17, '18 History

Kady Phelps came to UMass Lowell to major in education, but history caught up with her. She is working toward her master’s degree in history and earned the Excellence in Students Cultural Heritage Award for her work on an exhibit about Portuguese immigration to Lowell.

I feel really blessed to be in Massachusetts and here in Lowell in particular, with all the history.