• UMass Lowell Asst. Prof. of Criminology Jill Portnoy studies the interaction of physiological and social factors in crime

    UMass Lowell Professor Receives National Award

    UMass Lowell’s Jill Portnoy recently received a national award recognizing her groundbreaking research in the field of criminology.
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  • Three Puerto Rican men smiling

    Osteoporosis: Not Just a Women’s Disease

    The National Institutes of Health has awarded $2.6 million to UMass Lowell researchers to evaluate bone health risks among this Puerto Rican men and women living on the mainland United States.
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  • Metamaterial interacting with light

    Scientists Design New Material to Harness Power of Light

    Scientists have long known that synthetic materials – called metamaterials – can manipulate electromagnetic waves such as visible light to make them behave in ways that cannot be found in nature. That has led to breakthroughs such as super-high resolution imaging.
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  • Ph.D. student Kelechi Adejumo explains the dangers of secondhand smoke to a family in the Healthy Homes project

    Asthma Home Audits, Research Aid Local Families

    Through the Healthy Homes Project, UMass Lowell Prof. David Turcotte goes into homes with a health worker from the Lowell Community Health Center and conducts thorough evaluations for asthma triggers, including pet dander, excess dust, mold, dust mites and pests such as mice and cockroaches.
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  • Profs. Mack and Wong

    Researchers: Sawdust is Next Wave in Renewable Energy

    The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a three-year, $1 million grant to a team of researchers led by a UMass Lowell mechanical engineering professor that is working to develop renewable fuel additives from sawdust and other wood byproducts.
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  • Mariza

    UMass Lowell Presents ‘Sounds Of Portugal: Mariza’

    UMass Lowell will present international music star Mariza at the fifth annual “Sounds of Portugal” concert hosted by UMass Lowell’s Saab Center for Portuguese Studies.
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  • Robot

    Are Robots Coming for Your Job?

    Robots, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things are disrupting industries and replacing people at their jobs like never before. Researchers in UMass Lowell’s Manning School of Business determined to find out which jobs are jeopardy have devised a system they believe predicts which professions hold up and which may not survive in the future. 
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  • UMass Lowell psychology faculty member Meg Bond was selected as the 2018 Distinguished University Professor

    Meg Bond Receives Top UMass Lowell Faculty Honor

    UMass Lowell Psychology Prof. Meg Bond has been named the 2018 Distinguished University Professor for her research on workplace sexual harassment and her efforts to transform organizations into more welcoming and equitable environments for everyone.
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    Workforce Training Programs Launch at Event

    The new UMass Lowell Research Institute will officially open at an event scheduled to include Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, representatives of the U.S. Navy, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts defense industry and the university.
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  • Members of the River Hawk Scholars Academy wearing t-shirts for their induction ceremony.

    UMass Lowell Celebrates First-Generation Students

    UMass Lowell recently joined the celebration on National First-Generation College Student Day with events that brought together current first-generation college students and faculty and staff who were the first in their families to earn a degree to share their common experiences.
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  • Oprah Winfrey

    UMass Lowell to Establish Oprah Winfrey Scholarship

    UMass Lowell will establish the Oprah Winfrey Scholarship with the funds raised from the Chancellor’s Speaker Series: “A Conversation with Oprah Winfrey.” 
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  • An American Flag flys outside the Capitol Building at twilight

    Election Experts: Politics, Business, Economy

    The midterm elections are all about potential shifts in power. UMass Lowell experts are available for interviews on all of the key topics coming out of today’s vote on Election Day and after.
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  • Oprah Winfrey

    UMass Lowell to Award Oprah Winfrey Honorary Degree

    UMass Lowell will award Oprah Winfrey an honorary doctor of humane letters degree when she visits campus Nov. 15 as part of the Chancellor’s Speaker Series.
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  • Tom Shea

    Researchers: Lifestyle Changes Can Reverse Cognitive Decline

    The subtle memory decline that can precede Alzheimer’s disease for a decade or more could be slowed or even reversed through lifestyle modifications, according to newly published research by a UMass Lowell faculty member. 
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  • An American Flag flys outside the Capitol Building at twilight

    Congress, State Senate Candidates to Debate

    Candidates vying to represent Massachusetts’ 3rd Congressional District and the state Senate’s 1st Middlesex District will share their views at two free debates for the public and campus before the general election, which is Tuesday, Nov. 6. 
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    Forum Aims to Stem Gun Violence Against Kids

    “Voices for Action: Confronting Gun Violence Against Kids,” a forum hosted by UMass Lowell’s College of Education, will unite policymakers, educators, students and the public to work toward solutions to this national issue. 
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  • UMass Lowell alumnus Brian Rist

    ‘Our Legacy, Our Place’ Raises More than $125 million for UMass Lowell

    With the support of thousands of donors, UMass Lowell’s first-ever comprehensive fundraising campaign, “Our Legacy, Our Place,” has surpassed its $125 million goal 18 months ahead of schedule, thanks to a new, $5 million commitment from alumnus Brian Rist, the largest single gift in university history.
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  • Lab technicians test new super remover

    Safer Alternative to Toxic Paint Strippers to Go to Market

    Consumers will soon have a safer alternative to dangerous paint strippers that have claimed dozens lives around the country, thanks to a new formula developed by Toxics Use Reduction Institute researchers at UMass Lowell that is being brought to the market through a licensing agreement with SRD NEWGEN.
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  • Sign with Elections 2018 printed on it

    New Poll: Baker, Warren Lead by Large Margins

    Gov. Charlie Baker and U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren have big leads over their opponents among likely voters, according to a new UMass Lowell Center for Public Opinion-Boston Globe poll. The statewide poll also looked at voters’ opinions on key ballot questions, the recent Supreme Court confirmation process and the Merrimack Valley gas disaster. 
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  • Decatur Way

    Mural Celebrating Lowell to be Unveiled at Event

    A new mural created by UMass Lowell students and alumni that reflects the vibrancy of Lowell will be unveiled at a free event for the community on Decatur Way, an outdoor public art and green space in the city’s Acre neighborhood.
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  • An American Flag flys outside the Capitol Building at twilight

    Expert: Testimony by, Treatment of Blasey Ford may Trigger Trauma in Sexual Assault Survivors

    As the nation watches Christine Blasey Ford testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee today about her sexual assault allegations against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, women and men who are survivors of these crimes are girding themselves against the pain of reliving their own experiences, according to a psychological trauma expert available for interviews.  
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  • Exterior of Pulichino Tong Business Center at UMass Lowell

    Expert: New Dunkin’ Name Runs on Globalization

    Dunkin’ Donuts’ announcement this week the restaurant chain will drop “Donuts” from its name in 2019 will help the company grow its product line and expand its reach, according to Spencer Ross, a marketing and branding expert available for interviews on the subject.
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  • Earth as seen from space

    Expert: Hurricane Florence is Unlike Anything our Region has Ever Seen

    Hurricane Florence, a Category 3 storm expected to slam into the Carolina coast tomorrow putting millions at risk, packs a more powerful wallop than any hurricane to hit New England in recent memory, according to meteorologist Frank Colby, an expert on severe weather, modeling and forecasting.
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  • Capitol Hill icon

    Midterm Elections’ Impact is Theme of Public Forum

    Experts on politics, business, ethics and health will weigh in on how the outcome of the 2018 midterm elections could shape the country’s future at a faculty showcase for the campus and public. 
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  • Earth as seen from space

    Is the Key to Sparking Climate Action a Game? New Research Suggests It Is, Even Across the Political Divide

    Research published today in PLoS ONE found that 81 percent of participants in the World Climate Simulation, a role-playing game of the UN climate talks, showed increased motivation to combat climate change, even among Americans who are free market proponents, a belief strongly linked to denial of human-caused climate change in the United States. 
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  • Three graduate students walking outside on North Campus surrounded by greenery in the summer at UMass Lowell

    Sierra Club Gives High Marks to UMass Lowell

    UMass Lowell is among the most “green” colleges and universities in North America, according to Sierra magazine’s 12th annual “Cool Schools” ranking.
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  • An American Flag flys outside the Capitol Building at twilight

    Poll Finds New Leader in 3rd District Primary Race

    With less than two weeks to go, Dan Koh has moved to the front of the crowded Democratic primary race to represent Massachusetts’ 3rd District, according to a new UMass Lowell-Boston Globe poll released today.
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  • Assoc. Prof. Jessica Garb in Spain

    Untangling the Secret of Spider Webs’ Superpower

    In the “Spider-Man” movies, the superhero was able to stop a runaway train from crashing by using spider webs that he shot from his wrists. While daring feats such as this were created using Hollywood special effects, there is a measure of scientific truth to the extraordinary toughness of the spider web’s fiber, or silk, according to a UMass Lowell researcher.
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  • Presidential parties logos

    Candidates to Debate Issues in State Senate, Rep. Races

     Democratic candidates vying to serve in the Massachusetts Senate and House of Representatives will share their views before voters in two free debates for the UMass Lowell community and public.  
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  • Students Grace Remillard and Stecie Norceide at UMass Lowell's RAMP Camp

    RAMP Gives Women Engineers a Boost

    A new UMass Lowell program is helping 20 young women starting their pursuit of careers in engineering get a jump-start on success.
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  • UMass Lowell Asst. Prof. of Criminology Jill Portnoy studies the interaction of physiological and social factors in crime

    New Study: Omega-3s Help Keep Kids Out of Trouble

    Something as simple as a dietary supplement could reduce disruptive, even abusive behavior, according to newly released research by a team led by a UMass Lowell criminal justice professor.
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  • Dana Skinner speaks to a crowd at the Tsongas Center

    UMass Lowell Director of Athletics Dana Skinner Retiring

    After more than three decades of leadership and service at UMass Lowell, including the last 23 years as director of intercollegiate athletics, Dana Skinner is retiring in September.
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  • Female student works in lab

    Business Accelerator Takes Aim at U.S. Health Threats

    The federal agency tasked with solving critical health threats to Americans has chosen the Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2) as one of only eight business incubators in the nation to help startups develop means of eradicating influenza and sepsis.
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  • Archana Kamal

    Archana Kamal Named to MIT Technology Review’s Innovators Under 35 List

    UMass Lowell Physics Assistant Prof. Archana Kamal has been named to MIT Technology Review’s prestigious annual list of Innovators Under 35 in the "visionaries" category because her research is solving a critical issue in quantum computing. 
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  • Prof. Holly Yanco with a Baxter robot

    Teaching Robots to Sort Out their Issues

    UMass Lowell researchers are working to give humanoid robots and other autonomous systems the ability to evaluate how well they can perform tasks or why they can’t complete jobs.  
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  • UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney at 2016 Deshpande Symposium

    Entrepreneurship Meets Education This Week

    An estimated 57.9 million Americans are employed by small businesses and each year, 200,000 new startups launch in the U.S. alone. More than 300 people from across North America representing education, industry, investors and economic developers are gathered at the Deshpande Symposium for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Higher Education to do their part to educate the next generation of entrepreneurs.
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  • Falcon banding 2016

    Wildlife Officials to Band New Falcon Chick

    Wildlife officials will go out onto the roof of the tallest building in Lowell to get a falcon chick ready to leave the nest. 
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  • Researchers use origami as the inspiration in designing new biomaterials

    Origami Inspires New Tech for Tissue Regeneration

    Origami – the Japanese art of folding paper into shapes and figures – dates back to the sixth century. At UMass Lowell, it is inspiring researchers as they develop a 21st century solution to the shortage of tissue and organ donors. 
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  • Jon Meacham speaking at 2018 UMass Lowell Commencement

    UMass Lowell Celebrates the Class of 2018

    UMass Lowell celebrated Commencement 2018 with ceremonies on Saturday, May 19 featuring addresses by a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and a pioneering woman in Congress.
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  • Dandeneau Hall dedication

    UMass Lowell Names Academic Building for Alumnus

    UMass Lowell leaders, students, faculty and staff today dedicated one of the university’s academic buildings in honor of alumnus James Dandeneau ’80, in recognition of his longstanding support of his alma mater.
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  • Pultizer Prize winner Jon Meacham

    Pulitzer Winner, Congresswoman to Address Class of 2018

    UMass Lowell will celebrate Commencement 2018 with ceremonies on Saturday, May 19 featuring addresses by a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and a pioneering woman in Congress, and with the renaming of one of its buildings on Friday, May 18.
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  • Paul E. Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell

    News from UMass Lowell for Week of May 14, 2018

    This is a notice of upcoming events, photo opportunities and story ideas at UMass Lowell, compiled by the Office of University Relations, 978-934-3224.
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  • Women at all ages and stages of their careers at UML's Women's Leadership Conference

    Meteorologist, Publishing Exec to Speak at Event

    A top executive with Scholastic Inc. – the multimillion-dollar publisher with rights to the “Harry Potter” and “The Hunger Games” series – and a Boston meteorologist will anchor UMass Lowell’s 2018 Women’s Leadership Conference.
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  • Harbor Place in downtown Haverhill

    News from UMass Lowell for Week of May 7, 2018

    This is a notice of upcoming events, photo opportunities and story ideas at UMass Lowell, compiled by the Office of University Relations, 978-934-3224.
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  • NOA robot conference

    ‘Invitation to Innovation’ Celebrates Ingenuity

    Rockets, robots, a race car and more will be on display at “Invitation to Innovation,” a free event for the public and school groups that showcases the creativity that’s put to work every day by UMass Lowell students and researchers in the university’s classrooms, labs and makerspaces.
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  • 2018 Commencement tassels

    News from UMass Lowell for Week of May 1, 2018

    This is a notice of upcoming events, photo opportunities and story ideas at UMass Lowell, compiled by the Office of University Relations, 978-934-3224.
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  • 3rd District congressional debate logo

    Panels Finalized for Congressional Debates Sunday

    The UMass Lowell Center for Public Opinion and the Boston Globe announced today the candidates who will participate in Democratic primary debates Sunday, April 29 at the university’s South Campus.
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  • Cool Science artwork

    Event Honors K-12 Students as Artists, Educators

    UMass Lowell’s Cool Science program will honor Massachusetts K-12 students who have created artwork conveying concepts associated with the science of climate change.
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  • DifferenceMaker 2016 finals

    News from UMass Lowell for Week of April 23, 2018

    This is a notice of upcoming events, photo opportunities and story ideas at UMass Lowell, compiled by the Office of University Relations, 978-934-3224.
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  • Trevor Noah

    Trevor Noah to Perform at UMass Lowell on Friday, Oct. 5

    UMass Lowell will welcome Trevor Noah, host of “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central and a comedian and author, to the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell on Friday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m.
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  • Vote buttons

    New Poll Finds Early Lead Emerging in 3rd District

    Rufus Gifford is leading a crowded field in the Democratic primary race to replace U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas, according to the results of a new Boston Globe-UMass Lowell poll released today.
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  • Crops growing in the greenhouse on East Campus

    News from UMass Lowell for Week of April 17, 2018

    This is a notice of upcoming events, photo opportunities and story ideas at UMass Lowell, compiled by the Office of University Relations, 978-934-3224. 
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  • The parade at Lowell's 2017 Earth Month celebration

    Lowell Celebrates Earth Month with Events

    Earth Day is observed every April 22 across the globe to raise awareness about environmental protection and sustainability. But in Lowell, the celebration is bigger than just a single day.
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  • Nobel laureate Suji Nakamura receives an honorary degree from UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney.

    UMass Lowell Presents Honorary Degree to Nobel Laureate

    LOWELL, Mass. – Nobel Prize in Physics winner Shuji Nakamura, the holder of more than 200 patents and pioneer in energy-efficient LED lighting, was today awarded UMass Lowell’s highest honor, an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. 
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  • Shuji Nakamura

    Nobel Prize Winner to Receive Honorary Degree

    Shuji Nakamura, who won the Nobel Prize in Physics for inventing energy-efficient LED bulbs, will be presented with an honorary doctoral degree from UMass Lowell by Chancellor Jacquie Moloney before delivering the university’s annual Tripathy Endowed Memorial Lecture.
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  • Nancy Bernardo exhibit

    News from UMass Lowell for Week of April 9, 2018

    This is a notice of upcoming events, photo opportunities and story ideas at UMass Lowell, compiled by the Office of University Relations, 978-934-3224. 
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  • Wheel of Fortune College Week - photo credit: Carol Kaelson/Wheel of Fortune

    UMass Lowell Student Wins $52K on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

    UMass Lowell political science major Mansour Chaya has a seed fund for law school and a trip to Hawaii thanks to his comeback win on last night’s episode of “Wheel of Fortune.” 
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  • Students in Days of Giving T-shirts

    UMass Lowell’s Days of Giving are April 10-11

    Participation in this year’s Days of Giving on Tuesday, April 10 and Wednesday, April 11 is open to all alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and friends of the university. The goal: rally 2,500 donors in the space of 48 hours and receive more than $40,000 in matching funds.
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  • EMS members pose in front of a building

    Student EMTs Win National Recognition for Skills

    UMass Lowell’s award-winning Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program does more than provide professional-quality care to the community 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout the year. To the dozens of dedicated students who work as emergency medical technicians (EMTs) each year, the program provides real-world experience that propels them in a variety of career fields.
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  • Three graduate students walking outside on North Campus surrounded by greenery in the summer at UMass Lowell

    News from UMass Lowell for Week of April 2, 2018

    This is a notice of upcoming events, photo opportunities and story ideas at UMass Lowell, compiled by the Office of University Relations, 978-934-3224. 
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  • Tawakkol Karman, 2018 Greeley Scholar for Peace Studies

    Nobel Peace Prize Winner to Speak at UMass Lowell

    Nobel Peace Prize winner and UMass Lowell’s 2018 Greeley Scholar for Peace Studies Tawakkol Karman will lead UMass Lowell’s annual recognition of the Day Without Violence. The free program will focus on nonviolent activism as a means of struggle, change and success.
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  • Students and alumni network at the Fall Career Fair

    Event Links Hundreds of Recruiters to Job Seekers

    UMass Lowell’s Spring Career Fair – the university’s largest annual event for students preparing to begin their professional lives – will bring more than 200 businesses, government agencies and nonprofits to campus to recruit UMass Lowell students from all majors for jobs, co-ops and internships. 
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  • 2018 Greeley Scholar Tawakkol Karman

    News from UMass Lowell for Week of March 26, 2018

    This is a notice of upcoming events, photo opportunities and story ideas at UMass Lowell, compiled by the Office of University Relations, 978-934-3224.
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  • Capitol Hill icon

    UMass Lowell to Host Congressional Debates April 29

    UMass Lowell and the university’s Center for Public Opinion will host debates Sunday, April 29 for Democratic primary candidates running in the Massachusetts 3rd Congressional District to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas.
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  • Neil Shortland

    Law Enforcement Leaders, Educators Fighting Terrorism Tackle Online Recruitment

    UMass Lowell's “Combating Hate and Extremism: Fostering Inclusion in our Schools and Communities” conference will feature experts from the public and private sector including Massachusetts Secretary of Public Safety Daniel Bennett, along with representatives of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Current and Emerging Threats Center, the U.K. Ministry of Defense and organizations such as Parents for Peace. 
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  • An open book with two pages folded inward to form a heart shape

    News from UMass Lowell for Week of March 19, 2018

    This is a notice of upcoming events, photo opportunities and story ideas at UMass Lowell, compiled by the Office of University Relations, 978-934-3224.
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  • Students listen to iRobot's Lisa Freed speak

    New Ranking Gives High Marks to UMass Lowell

    UMass Lowell’s graduate programs in business, criminology, education, engineering, nursing and sciences are among the best in the nation, according to new rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report. 
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  • Purple text that reads "Celebrating Women at UMass Lowell" on pale yellow background with flowers

    News from UMass Lowell for Week of March 5, 2018

    This is a notice of upcoming events, photo opportunities and story ideas at UMass Lowell, compiled by the Office of University Relations, 978-934-3224.
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  • Chancellor Jacquie Moloney with Bonnie Comley '81

    Broadway Producers to Return to UMass Lowell

    Tony Award-winning Broadway producer, writer and performer Bonnie Comley – a UMass Lowell graduate and Bedford native – will return to campus with her husband Stewart Lane to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the university theater dedicated in their name.
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  • Healthy Foods

    News from UMass Lowell for Week of Feb. 26, 2018

    This is a notice of upcoming events, photo opportunities and story ideas at UMass Lowell, compiled by the Office of University Relations, 978-934-3224.
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  • Welcome Back Night

    News from UMass Lowell for Week of Feb. 20, 2018

    This is a notice of upcoming events, photo opportunities and story ideas at UMass Lowell, compiled by the Office of University Relations, 978-934-3224.
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    News from UMass Lowell for Week of Feb. 12, 2018

    This is a notice of upcoming events, photo opportunities and story ideas at UMass Lowell, compiled by the Office of University Relations, 978-934-3224.
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  • "Unveiled," a one-woman play, will be performed on Friday, Feb. 16 at 5 p.m. at Allen House.

    News from UMass Lowell for Week of Feb. 5, 2018

    This is a notice of upcoming events, photo opportunities and story ideas at UMass Lowell, compiled by the Office of University Relations, 978-934-3224.
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  • A UMass Lowell research team is working to create sensor-laden fabrics that monitor the structural health of buildings, roadways, bridges and more.

    Next Generation of Fabrics will Protect Public

    A team of UMass Lowell researchers has partnered with a research and development company to create new, cost-effective sensor-laden textiles that can be used to monitor the structural health and integrity of vital infrastructures across the country, including buildings and skyscrapers, roadways, bridges, tunnels, railway tracks, dams and pipelines. 
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  • Asst. Prof. Silas Laycock with the students

    UMass Lowell Unveils Winners of 2020 Community Impact Grants

    UMass Lowell announced the recipients of this year’s 2020 Community Impact Grants, members of the university and Greater Lowell communities who are leading projects that support the goals of the "UMass Lowell 2020" strategic plan. 
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    Events Honor MLK’s Legacy, ‘Freedom Summer’

    Individuals inspired by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. – including a civil rights activist who worked in Mississippi in the 1960s; UMass Lowell students, faculty and staff; Lowell schoolchildren; and community leaders – will come together for events this week that will celebrate and advance the themes of his work. 
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    News from UMass Lowell for Week of Jan. 29, 2018

    This is a notice of upcoming events, photo opportunities and story ideas at UMass Lowell, compiled by the Office of University Relations, 978-934-3224.
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  • Offshore wind turbine blades

    Avangrid, UMass Lowell to Collaborate on Clean Energy

    A new research partnership between Avangrid, its subsidiary Central Maine Power and UMass Lowell will bring together researchers from the company and the university to advance the development and implementation of clean energy technologies - including hydropower, wind energy, power grids, energy storage and data sciences - over the next decade. UMass Lowell students will also benefit from the partnership, which calls for them to participate in on-campus research and for CMP to explore opportunities for co-ops, internships and fellowships. 
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  • Paul E. Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell

    Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell Marks 20th Year

    UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney will host a reception to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the opening of the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell before the River Hawks take on the Boston College Eagles in a Hockey East matchup. 
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  • Students at Pandora Challenge

    Pandora, Real Industry Challenge UMass Lowell Students

    UMass Lowell was one of only five universities in the U.S. selected to participate in the recent Pandora Challenge hackathon through which students competed to create the best national campaign to raise awareness about an issue.
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  • Assistant Professor Neil Shortland is director of the Center for Terrorism and Security Studies at UMass Lowell

    Study Explores How Propaganda Recruits Terrorists

    Neil Shortland, director of the Center for Terrorism and Security Studies at UMass Lowell, recently won a $794,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to examine how terrorists use propaganda to recruit members and which types of individuals are the most influenced by these tactics.
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  • Katherine Tucker

    $3.9M Grant to Fund Study of Diet’s Link to Dementia

    Highly processed foods are known to contribute to obesity, high blood pressure and Type 2 diabetes. Now there’s something else to worry about – brain function. Katherine Tucker, director of UMass Lowell’s Center for Population Health, recently received a $3.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the effects of highly processed foods on cognitive decline.
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  • Fans cheer on the hockey team at TD Garden

    News from UMass Lowell for Week of Jan. 22, 2018

    This is a notice of upcoming events, photo opportunities and story ideas at UMass Lowell, compiled by the Office of University Relations, 978-934-3224.
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  • Gospel choir singing at MLK Dinner

    News from UMass Lowell for Week of Jan. 16, 2018

    This is a notice of upcoming events, photo opportunities and story ideas at UMass Lowell, compiled by the Office of University Relations, 978-934-3224.
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  • Students work on a laptop on South Campus

    National Ranking: UMass Lowell is a Leader in Online Ed

    UMass Lowell is a national and regional leader in online education, according to new rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report. The university's online graduate programs in education, information technology and criminal justice are ranked in the top 15 in the nation and are No. 1 among all public institutions in New England. Its bachelor's degrees are ranked No. 3 in New England and No. 22 in the U.S., up more than 30 spots over last year.
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    News from UMass Lowell for Week of Jan. 8, 2018

    This is a notice of upcoming events, photo opportunities and story ideas at UMass Lowell, compiled by the Office of University Relations, 978-934-3224.
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  • Engineering faculty take part in the World Climate Simulation

    News from UMass Lowell for Week of Jan. 3, 2018

    This is a notice of upcoming events, photo opportunities and story ideas at UMass Lowell, compiled by the Office of University Relations, 978-934-3224.