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    Chemistry Lab Group Makes Scientific Discovery

    Chemistry Asst. Prof. Michael Ross’ lab group found that nanoparticles combining post-transition and noble metals absorb higher energies of light. Their discovery is highlighted in Matter, a scientific journal published by Cell Press.
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  • A woman in glass shakes hands with a man while handing him an award certificate

    Award-Winning UML Staff Members Take a Bow

    Nearly two dozen UML staff members received Performance Recognition Program awards from the commonwealth for their contributions to public service.
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  • Two women hold an award plaque while posing for a photo with five men

    UML Earns ‘Leading by Example’ Award for Decarbonization Efforts

    UMass Lowell received a Leading by Example award from the state’s Department of Energy Resources for its collaborative efforts with fellow honorees UMass Amherst, UMass Dartmouth and Salem State University to decarbonize their campuses.
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  • University officials pose for a photo at the Leading by Example award ceremony at the State House

    State Grant Powers Renewable Energy Master Plan

    UMass Lowell has received a $100,000 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources to develop a campus-wide renewable energy master plan that will help advance the university’s goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050.
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  • the sun rises behind Fox Hall and East Campus

    Energy-Saving Measures a ‘Big Win’ for UML Utility Bill

    By taking simple steps like turning off unneeded computers and lights and adjusting air conditioners during peak periods of energy demand, UML faculty and staff helped the university reduce its projected utility bill by $180,000 for the coming year.
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  • An electric vehicle charging station behind Coburn Hall

    New Incentives Help University Save Energy, Money

    The university is advancing its sustainability and cost-saving goals through new partnerships and programs with its utility provider, National Grid, doubling both its electric vehicle charging stations and its incentives for energy efficiency.
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  • Administrators and guests look at the new Green Roof garden

    UML Celebrates Energy Savings, Sustainability on Earth Day

    The university marked two major milestones at its Earth Day celebration: the completion of its $23.1 million Accelerated Energy Program and its latest STARS Gold rating, which moves UML into the top 10 nationally.
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  • University officials accept a sustainability award at a Lowell City Council meeting

    University Wins Green Design Award from City

    The LEED Gold-certified Pulichino Tong Business Building received the Green Design Award from the City of Lowell as part of its annual Sustainable Lowell Awards.