Student Switches Careers, Realizes Passion for Nursing
While visiting her grandfather in a nursing home, Ryan Santosuosso felt a strong connection with him and the other residents. It was then that she decided to change her career from teaching children to caring for the elderly.
New Labs, Locales Usher in New Semester
UMass Lowell kicks off the spring semester with the addition of new classrooms, a state-of-the-art health sciences lab, the arrival of Starbucks on North Campus and more.
Students Get Head Start in Bring Diversity to Nursing Program
About 15 students took advantage of a new Bring Diversity to Nursing summer preparation program.
River Hawks’ Goal: Build For a Bright Division I Future
The University’s elevation to Division I athletics brings its teams to the highest level of college sports, requiring determination and optimism in a challenging first season.
Faculty ‘Flip’ Classrooms to Promote Active Learning
A growing number of faculty members are embracing teaching methods like the flipped classroom, which uses class time for discussions and collaboration, to promote active learning.
What's in a Name?
Two departments have elevated to school status and the School of Health and Environment has changed its name to the College of Health Sciences.
Nurses Gain Edge with R.N. to B.S. Program
The R.N. to B.S. degree completion program is in high demand as many hospitals now require licensed R.N.s to earn bachelor degrees to solve complex problems in healthcare.
New Academic Building Opens on South Campus
An infusion of energy, a welcoming presence, an innovative marvel -- the new Health and Social Sciences building offered much to cheer about.