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  • A male and female student prepare to slide down a sand dune while several other students look on

    Studying Abroad in Chile, River Hawks Adapt on the Fly

    When their planned study abroad trip to Cuba was canceled, 21 Honors College students were able to pivot and instead explore the South American country of Chile during winter break.
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  • Public health master's student Kyle Fahey goes over a park evaluation form with UML student and faculty researchers and older residents of Lowell.

    City and UML Partner on Making Lowell ‘Age-Friendly’

    Students in health sciences are gaining research experience in Lowell, working alongside an adult advisory group and local agencies to help make the city an “age-friendly” community.
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  • exercise science student Veronica Maksymenko

    Exercise Science Student on the Fast Track

    Veronica Maksymenko is on track to earn her bachelor's degree in exercise science in three years, paving the way for her to begin the doctor of physical therapy program next summer at the age of 17.
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  • A student smiles while holding her head and stretching with other students in a classroom

    ‘Honor Yourself Week’ Shines Light on Student Wellness

    “Honor Yourself Week,” a new initiative co-sponsored by the Honors College and UMatter2, provides students with tips and resources for incorporating wellness into their daily routines.
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  • Transene research team

    Students Help Local Company Find Safer Alternatives to PFAS

    With the help of a student research team, Transene Company is offering etching solutions to its semiconductor customers that don't contain the toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
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  • Rachel Le interviews a research participant

    New Study Analyzes How Neighborhoods Impact the Likeliness of Falls

    A new study led by Prof. of Public Health Wenjun Li, with funding from a $4 million, five-year grant from the National Institute on Aging, will analyze how older people move and use the outdoor space in their communities.
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  • gut bacteria

    Does a Common Food Additive Harm the Gut?

    Biomedical and Nutritional Sciences Assoc. Prof. Kelsey Mangano has received a three-year $496,885 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to examine whether high consumption of titanium dioxide is related to poor gut health.