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    Expert: Abortion No Longer a Constitutional Right

    The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling today to ban abortion says the procedure is no longer a federally protected right under the Constitution, leaving it to state legislatures to decide for themselves whether to continue to allow the practice in their jurisdictions.
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  • Android co-founder Rich Miner ’86, ’89, ’97 at Google corporate headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., in 2017

    Android Co-Founder Rich Miner Donates $5M to Alma Mater

    UMass Lowell will launch a new school of computer science to be named in honor of distinguished alumnus Rich Miner, co-founder of Android, the company and mobile operating system that was acquired and launched by Google.  
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  • Arie Perliger got a $998,599 federal grant to study right-wing terrorism over three years.

    Expert: ‘All the Signs Were There’ for Buffalo Shooter

    Payton S. Gendron, reported to be a self-described White supremacist who killed 10 and wounded three people in a mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, on Saturday, fits the profile of a domestic terrorist, according to a UMass Lowell counterterrorism expert.
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  • Newly appointed UMass Lowell Chancellor Julie Chen, left, with Chancellor Jacquie Moloney and UMass President Marty Meehan.

    Julie Chen Named UMass Lowell Chancellor

    Julie Chen, who has served as UMass Lowell’s Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation since 2016 and has been a member of the faculty since 1997, was named Chancellor of the nearly 18,000-student national research university.
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  • UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney

    Honoring Chancellor, UML Announces $2M for students

    Supporters of UMass Lowell have donated $2 million to benefit the new Moloney Student Fellowship Fund, university leaders announced Thursday night during an event to honor the leadership of Chancellor Jacquie Moloney, ’75, ’92. 
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  • Allen House

    UMass Lowell Honors Outstanding Alumni

    UMass Lowell has recognized 10 distinguished graduates for their service to the campus and community with the presentation of the 2022 University Alumni Awards.
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  • Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker with UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney

    $30M State Investment in UMass Lowell Will Ramp up STEM Graduate Numbers

    An investment of $30 million in UMass Lowell announced yesterday by Gov. Charlie Baker will help build out the university’s educational infrastructure to accelerate the pipeline of science and engineering graduates as Massachusetts’ demand for STEM graduates grows.
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  • Students sit under solar umbrellas on campus as a student walks by

    UMass Lowell Remains at Top in MA Sustainability Ranking

    UMass Lowell's rating as a regional leader in campus sustainability was honored with the renewal of its status as a gold campus in the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System. 
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  • 2022 Greeley Scholar Soe Myint

    Media Freedom Champion to be Honored by UMass Lowell

    Journalist Soe Myint, who continues to publish the independent Mizzima News in defiance of the Myanmar government that drove him into exile when the military seized power in the country last year, has been named UMass Lowell’s 2022 Greeley Scholar for Peace Studies.
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  • Biology Assoc. Prof. Jessica Garb

    Expert: Joro Spiders are ‘Harmless’

    Arachnophobes may not want to hear it, but the giant Joro spiders that have gained a foothold in Georgia and South Carolina are not worth worrying about, according to a UMass Lowell expert available for interviews.
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  • Allen House

    UMass Lowell’s Online Programs Cited Among the Nation’s Best

    UMass Lowell’s online education programs extend their standing as among the best in the country, according to 2022 rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report, which assessed more than 1,700 programs nationwide.
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  • Banners with Jack Kerouac quotes that will be displayed in downtown Lowell for his centennial

    Kerouac@100 Celebrates Iconic Author

    Honoring the centennial of the writer’s birth, Kerouac@100 will present an array of public events that captures his lasting influence, legacy and Lowell roots. 
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  • Allen House

    Face Coverings to be Optional at UMass Lowell Beginning Feb. 28

    Citing the rapid decline of COVID-19 cases in the state, new guidance from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and a campus population nearly 100 percent vaccinated, UMass Lowell announced Thursday that face coverings would be optional on campus beginning Feb. 28.
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    UMass Lowell Seeks Volunteers for COVID-19 Research

    UMass Lowell is looking for individuals who think they may have COVID-19 to participate in clinical trials that will advance research about the disease.
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  • Spencer Ross headshot

    Expert: Gen Z May reshape Super Bowl Marketing

    An estimated 117 million sports fans are expected to watch Sunday’s Super Bowl between the Cincinnati Bengals and Los Angeles Rams, but a UMass Lowell marketing expert wonders how many members of Generation Z will be among them.
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    Proposals Requested for UMass Lowell East Campus Mixed-Use Transformation

    Future UMass Lowell students may find their East Campus academic, career and social experiences transformed by a vibrant, active urban district following the announcement by the UMass Building Authority and Newmark offering 10 acres and more than 1 million square feet for mixed-use development across five parcels of land.
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  • Allen House

    UMass Lowell’s Online Programs Cited Among the Nation’s Best

    UMass Lowell’s online education programs extend their standing as among the best in the country, according to 2022 rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report, which assessed more than 1,700 programs nationwide.
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  • Chemical Engineering Prof. Seongkyu Yoon

    UMass Lowell is Working to Freeze-Dry COVID Vaccines

    UMass Lowell scientists are developing a production method to freeze-dry COVID-19 vaccines activated by messenger-RNA so they can be transported and stored at room temperature.