Do you have an idea? Do you see a problem you want to solve? Do you enjoy thinking creatively? Do you want to learn new skills? Do you want to meet new people or join a team? Don't have an idea, but want to make a positive impact in the world? DifferenceMaker® is for YOU! DifferenceMaker is meant for UMass Lowell students of all majors, disciplines, and years (freshmen through PhD). All UMass Lowell students are welcomed to make a difference at UMass Lowell, in the community, and in society.
Through the Rist DifferenceMaker Institute, along with affiliated faculty and other campus programs, the university has a range of activities that help students develop a creative mindset and make a difference.