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...

Bob Forrant, Ph.D., honored as 2016-2019 Distinguished University Professor

History Prof. Robert Forrant gets the news that he's the 2016 University Professor. Photo by Edwin Aguirre

The History Department is proud to announce that Prof. Bob Forrant has been appointed as the 2016-2019 Distinguished University Professor. He has indeed distinguished himself for his outstanding teaching, research and community service in both Lowell and Lawrence. Prof. Forrant will deliver the University Professor Lecture in the spring. Read more...

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Malinda Reed '18 History & English

Student trustee Malinda Reed is considering a career in human rights and immigration law after studying the history of Greek immigrants in Lowell.

Everything has just worked out so perfectly for me,” she says. “I’ve had all kinds of amazing opportunities.