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What if You Live to 100?

UMass Lowell researchers weigh in on what’s at stake in the longevity boom. Learn more

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'He Put Us in a Position to Grow'

The legacy of former Chancellor William T. Hogan. Read more
UMass Lowell senior chemical engineering major Huyen Tran, process engineer co-op at Pfizer

This Is How You Work It

Our students don't just sit around all summer; here's what they were up to. Read more
Roger Cressey '87, who was on the first Model U.N. team at UMass Lowell, practices a presentation before his classmates.

Model U.N.

Solving the world's most important problems (in 5 days or less). Read more
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Trending @ UMass Lowell

  • They'll Have a Field Day with This One: Aiken Fields will open this winter on East Campus and will include two tennis courts and two AstroTurf fields surrounded by stadium lights and scoreboards for club and intramural sports.
  • Art of Gold: rated UMass Lowell No. 1 in the nation for its 20-year return on investment for art majors and art careers.
  • All Hot Air: Music Prof. John Shirley spent his summer sharing his love for the harmonica by teaching group lessons outside Boston's Faneuil Hall and leading a harmonica jam at Make Music Boston. 
  • Dream Weavers: Gov. Charlie Baker awarded UMass Lowell $11.3 million to establish a Fabric Discovery Center focused on smart fibers and wearable electronics.
  • Fake News, for the Win: A new theory says a sudden reversal of Earth's gravity wiped out the dinosaurs. There's not a shred of scientific evidence for that idea, but it did win UMass Lowell math Prof. James Propp top honors at BAHFest—the Festival of Bad Ad Hoc Hypotheses, an MIT-sponsored contest for silly, pseudoscientific theories.

Alumni Spotlight

  • I knew [political science] would provide a general liberal arts education that would prepare me for anything—and it did.

    Throughout his career, James Costos ’85 has espoused that ‘we all rise together.’