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  • From left, Honors College students Kylie Encarnacao, business, Anna Barta, biochemistry, and Nicole Karp, business, attended a welcome event for new transfer students in the Transfer Alliance Program

    Transfer Alliance Program Supports New Transfer Students

    A new program aims to support transfer students so they can hit the ground running during their first semester at UML. The Transfer Alliance Program employs peer allies who are also transfer students.
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  • Lawreta Kankan with counselors Danny Tran, Keanna Bouthsarath and Sierra Goodwin

    Learning is Social: New Program Sets Health Sciences Students up for Success

    The Zuckerberg: Ready, Set, Go! program hosted 20 first-year health sciences majors arrived on campus a week before classes start for social activities, community service and educational and cultural activities to help them get acclimated to campus and the city of Lowell.
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  • A woman with short hair and glasses smiles while speaking at a podium

    ‘You Belong Here': UML Welcomes New Faces to Campus

    UMass Lowell welcomed approximately 2,700 first-year and transfer students to campus during Convocation at the Tsongas Center, where Chancellor Julie Chen highlighted a new initiative around paid, career-connected experiences.
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  • Mahdi Garelnabi in research lab

    Study: Women Suffer Worse Heart Disease Outcomes Than Men

    A new analysis of 15 global studies on cardiovascular disease shows that women are diagnosed and treated later than men for cardiac issues, resulting in worse outcomes for women than for men.
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  • Marshall Greenleaf, director of student and family support services at UMass Lowell, answers a parent's question at family orientation

    “College is a Family Journey”

    “College is a family journey,” says Student and Family Support Services Director Marshall Greenleaf. Over the past two years, the Office of Family Programs has expanded its services to support parents and family members – so they can support their students.
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  • Jonghan Kim in Lab

    Biomedical Professor Leads $2.9M Study to Develop Safer Drugs

    Assoc. Prof. Jonghan Kim of the Biomedical and Nutritional Sciences Department is leading a study to develop a long-acting nanoparticle drug that removes iron from the body without harsh side effects.
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  • pre-health advising carol myers welcome day tabling

    Pre-Health Advising Guides Future Doctors and Dentists

    This past academic year, Pre-Health Advising had a 100% acceptance rate among students and alumni who applied to dental school and a 90% acceptance rate for those who applied to medical school.
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  • Biochemistry and Nutritional Sciences Assoc. Prof. Mahdi Garelnabi in the CPH lab

    Biomedical Sciences Professor Tapped to Direct ADVANCE Office for Faculty Equity

    A health sciences professor is the new director of the ADVANCE Office for Faculty Equity. A researcher specializing in cardiovascular disease, Assoc. Prof. Mahdi Garelnabi brings extensive experience working on diversity within the American Heart Association and other groups.