• Chancellor Jacquie Moloney holds the hand of theatre arts student Lucas Bermudez, as philanthropist Nancy L. Donahue and theatre arts students Raphaela Pereira and Cristian Ramos Delgado look on

    Nancy L. Donahue Celebrates the Arts with $2 Million Gift

    This year, the Nancy L. Donahue Celebration of the Arts celebrated the Lowell philanthropist’s $2 million donation to renovate Durgin Concert Hall. It is only her latest gift to the university.
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  • Radio theater students from the production of Snow White, left to right: Director Emma Valentine, Colin Mahoney, who plays the prince and Shaina Perates, who plays the queen.

    Student-run Theater Group Takes to Airwaves

    When the stage went dark as the pandemic arrived, UML's student-run theater group, Off-Broadway Players, took up radio theater to interpret plays. They're airing this month on WUML.
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  • UML Theatre Arts interns Rachael Bergeron, left, who works in tech, and Hayley Jasmin, right, who does publicity for shows.

    Behind the Scenes, Theatre Students Learn the Ropes

    Theatre arts students gain valuable experience behind the scenes through paid internships on faculty-supervised productions. That can lead to professional internships – and then jobs.
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  • Actor Joaquim de Almeida answers UMass Lowell student questions in conversation with Assoc. Prof. Shelley Barish and Visiting Lecturer Patricia Ferreira.

    Portuguese Actor Joaquim de Almeida Shares Lessons of the Silver Screen

    Joaquim de Almeida, the best-known Portuguese actor in Hollywood, gave career advice to students in the Theatre Arts and Digital Media programs. He also spoke at a public event to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Saab Center for Portuguese Studies.
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  • Associate Professor of English Todd Tietchen is a noted Kerouac scholar

    Kerouac Haunts Lowell Streets – and the MRT Stage

    A recently discovered novella by Jack Kerouac is being adapted for the stage by the artistic director of the Merrimack Repertory Theatre. “The Haunted Life” will also be a teaching tool in UML’s Theatre Arts and English programs all year, thanks in large part to English professor Todd Tietchen.
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  • Scene from Memory Box being performed by Flying Orb

    Students Customize Degrees to Pursue Their Passions

    When student interests cross the borders of traditional academic disciplines, they turn to interdisciplinary studies and the Bachelor of Liberal Arts program to customize their education.
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  • The stars of "Pen and Jo," a new web TV comedy series created by UMass Lowell Honors Student Elise Gorzela, are Annie Walsh and Melina Leon

    Honors Student Creates 'Pen and Jo' Comedy Series

    “Pen and Jo,” two fictional sisters, are the stars of a web TV comedy series created by honors student Elise Gorzela for her capstone project. Gorzela began “Pen and Jo” in a screenwriting class, then staged, directed and edited five episodes with help from a dozen other students. They all learned a lot – and laughed even more.
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  • Women at all ages and stages of their careers at UML's Women's Leadership Conference

    Be Bold, Fail Early on Way to Success, Top Women Execs Say

    Be bold, plan on some failures and always be open to new opportunities, the founder of and a top executive at Coca-Cola told a packed house at the 2017 Women’s Leadership Conference.
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  • Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian; Elizabeth Cerda, administrative attorney in the Massachusetts District Court Department; and Ken Lavallee, former Lowell Police superintendent, at the launch event.

    New MPA Degree Offers Unique Track in Public Arts and Humanities

    The first students in UMass Lowell’s new Master of Public Administration program are getting a crash course in how to manage public and private agencies in the arts and humanities, criminal justice and human services.
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    MRT and UML Strengthen Partnership

    The Merrimack Repertory Theater and UMass Lowell have expanded their partnership to share resources and give students more access to theater professionals.
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  • Theatre Arts students Matthew Hayes and Jillian Zuber prepare to workshop a new play, "Chill," by Eleanor Burgess.

    Students Workshop New Play with Merrimack Repertory Theatre

    Two Theatre Arts students spent a week helping actors and directors from Merrimack Repertory Theatre workshop a new play on campus. MRT actors and directors also spoke to students about their craft and careers.
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