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The Foodies

Alumni who grow, cook, serve and think about food. Read more

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Executive Sous Chef Mike Petit gives students in the Food and Nutrition Management course a tour of the South Campus Dining Commons

Eat Your Heart Out

Students today want sustainability on the menu. Read more
A volunteer stocks the shelves at Navigators Food Pantry in University Crossing

Food Fight

UML wages war on hunger. Read more
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Faculty on Food

The properties, perils and politics of what we eat. Read more
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The World on Your Plate

Lowell’s population is a rich ethnic stew—and so are its eateries. In the mill city, bright and fragrant lemon grass lives alongside rich, potato-packed pierogis, and the powerful spices of Indian curries simmer a few blocks from middle eastern falafel. With each new ethnic group calling Lowell home, the palette broadens. View gallery
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Trending @ UMass Lowell

WOMEN IN POWER: UMass Lowell was named No. 4 among the 2017 TOP 100 WOMEN-LED BUSINESSES in Massachusetts in the fall ranking by The Commonwealth Institute and The Boston Globe Magazine. 

MOBILE SAUNAS: According to an old Russian saying, everyone is equal in the sauna. Asst. Art Prof. Misha Rabinovich agrees—and thanks to a New England Foundation for the Arts grant, he’s HELPING BRING A MOBILE SAUNA TO BOSTON to help people at odds find common ground.

CONNOR HELLEBUYCK: After a rough season with the Winnipeg Jets last year, the former UML hockey All-American goaltender was NAMED TO THE NHL ALL-STAR GAME in October and is leading the Jets into the playoffs.

SEEDS OF HOPE: In response to Hurricane Maria's devastation of Puerto Rico, UML did its part to help with the island's agricultural renaissance by HOLDING A SEED DRIVE ON CAMPUS giving root to beans, cucumbers, squash, radishes, turnips and more in Puerto Rico’s small-scale farms, communities and schools.

THE WYCLEF JEAN JAM: Singer-rapper Wyclef Jean took his "Wyclef Goes Back to School" project to Lowell, taking advantage of his tour manager, Rachel Driscoll '17 alma mater. The three-time Grammy winner CHATTED WITH STUDENTS AND JAMMED WITH SOME LUCKY ROCKERS.

Alumni Spotlight

  • My dad had a bakery in Lowell, so I grew up around food. Pies, cakes, fresh bread—that’s what I remember best.

    In 1989, Louis Beaudette founded Admix. Today, it is the largest supplier of mixing equipment for canned and packaged, prepared foods.

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