• Kevin Willette poses with volunteer Meaghan O’Brien and jars of spaghetti sauce

    As Pantry Volunteers, Mother and Daughter Find Human Connection

    Dracut residents Karen and Meaghan O’Brien spend Saturdays once a month volunteering at the Dracut Food Pantry. Meaghan, a junior studying business administration at UMass Lowell, first became involved with the pantry about two years ago after taking a Business 101 course at the university with Kevin Willett, chairman of the organization’s board.
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    Researchers Work to Make Cleaning Products Safer

    The work done in UMass Lowell's Toxics Use Reduction Institute's labs is taking on a renewed urgency in recent weeks after two chemical incidents in the Boston area.
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  • Flooded street in Medford, Mass.

    Flood Prediction Helps People and Fish

    Knowing more about how and when flooding will occur helps us manage our watersheds for the benefit of people and fish.
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  • Bessie Kourkoulakos watches a video slideshow of historical pictures

    Over a Century of Greek History in Lowell on Display

    In 1890, there were fewer than 100 Greeks living in the City of Lowell, but just 35 years later, Lowell was home to the third-largest Greek population in America — trailing only New York City and Chicago, according to Wael Kamal, assistant dean of UMass Lowell’s College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.
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  • UMass Lowell student Zachary Perlmutter working at the newly-opened Cyber Range center

    UMass Lowell Opens Cybersecurity Center

    With public concern over cybersecurity at an all-time-high, UMass Lowell is teaching students how to prepare and counter cyber attacks with its new Cyber Range.
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  • From left, Jack Wilson, Erin Keaney and faculty members Yi Yang and Ashwin Mehta.

    UMass Lowell Entrepreneur Shares Success of Startup

    Erin Keaney, 29, co-founder and chief operating officer of Nonspec, shared stories of growing the company at a campus event that marked Global Women’s Entrepreneurship Week.
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  • Eight people stand in front of Perry Hall Plaza stone

    New Greenspace Unveiled at UMass Lowell

    UMass Lowell has dedicated Perry Hall Plaza, a new greenspace that is the latest step in the university’s work to further enhance the the beauty and sustainability of the campus.
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  • Joanne Yestramski,Brian Rist, John Lebeaux and Ruairi O’Mahony at in front of the Rist Urban Agriculture Farm

    UMass Lowell Unveils New Sustainability Program with $1M Gift

    Brian Rist, a member of the college’s class of 1977, offered the largest singular gift in UMass Lowell history and was recognized for his charity with the establishment of the Rist Institute for Sustainability and Energy.
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  • Tethered to a gigantic balloon, PICTURE-C launched from NASA's Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility in Fort Sumner, N.M.

    NASA Launches Telescope Built by UMass Lowell

    NASA launched a telescope built by the University of Massachusetts Lowell that could someday find new planets and other objects in space that have yet to be discovered.
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    UMass Lowell to Open New Observatory

    Students at UMass Lowell and the public will able to view close-up images of our solar system when a new observatory opens this fall due to a generous donation, the university said.
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  • UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacqueline Moloney with students Andrea Miles, William Zouzas, Monica Kong, Thomas Brennan, David Morton, and Linh Phan at University Crossing

    UMass Lowell Celebrates 125 Years

    From its origins as the Lowell Normal School and Lowell Textile School to a thriving, growing multidisciplinary university, UMass Lowell’s 125 years have been marked by innovation and a commitment to providing students with avenues to success.
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  • UMass Lowell River Hawk Scholars Academy students

    How UMass Lowell Supports First-Generation College Students

    Article by Matthew Hurwitz, director for UMass Lowell’s first-generation college student academic support program, River Hawk Scholars Academy, and a faculty member in English.
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  • IDEA camp lightbulb logo

    Student Ideas Come to Life at Camp

    IDEA Camp, a collaboration between the UMass Lowell Francis College of Engineering and Lowell Public Schools, featured.
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  • UMass Lowell standout Courtney Cashman bats in softball game

    This 'Cash' Is Money

    Danvers' Courtney Cashman led the NCAA in batting average this season, hitting .508 for the UMass Lowell softball team.
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  • Tomoe Yashida holds her daughter as Dean Sandra Richtermeyer placed a ceremonial hood over her head

    Grads Travel 7,000 Miles for Commencement

    Some UMass Lowell students crossed campus to attend graduation this May. Others traveled 7,000 miles. This year, more than three dozen Japanese students who completed online courses flew to campus for commencement.
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  • CAIDE Systems Founder and CEO Kyewook Jacob Lee speaks while  Mayor William Samaras and City Manager Eileen Donoghue, listen.

    Mayor Applauds Two New Businesses

    Like Horsepower Technologies, CAIDE Systems got its start at the Innovation Hub at University of Massachusetts Lowell, an incubator for start-ups.
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  • The Health and Social Sciences Building at UMass Lowell

    UMass Lowell Gets Research Grants

    Two federal grants have been awarded to the UMass Lowell worth over a million dollars combined. The National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have provided a total $1,683,802 to the university, Rep. Lori Trahan announced.
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  • Hydrogels

    Eggshells Could Revolutionize Health Care

    A new study out of UMass Lowell shows eggshells, which most of us throw in the trash, could help grow and heal human bones.
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  • UMass Lowell Prof. Erik Swartz with football helmet equipped with sensors

    Research Tackles Head Injuries In Youth Football

    An athletic training method shown to reduce head injuries in high school football will be rolled out in Hawaii next week through an $800,000 grant to the UMass Lowell researcher who designed the system.
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  • Winston Van reads from the new book of Southeast Asian folktales

    Lowell Schools Will Share a Book of Translated Stories

    This school year, Lowell schoolchildren will delve into Southeast Asian culture with an illustrated, multilingual book translated by UMass Lowell professors and other community members.
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  • Elissa Magnant, left, and Erica Steckler

    Viewpoint: Our Business Schools Must Teach Better Ethics

    Column written by Elissa Magnan and Erica Steckler, UMass Lowell Manning School of Business faculty members and co-directors of the Richard and Nancy Donahue Center for Business Ethics and Social Responsibility.
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  • Deirdre Hutchison, Mary Humble and Georgina Hutchison at the UMass Lowell commencement

    Grandmother, 76, Graduates from UMass Lowell

    Mary Humble, of Andover, is 76. Rooting her on at UMass Lowell's Commencement, after having studied alongside her, were her daughter, Deirdre Hutchison, 50, and her granddaughter, Georgina Hutchison, 20, also both of Andover and also both students at UMass Lowell the past year.
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  • Recent UMass Lowell graduate Neil Oliveria, 65, of Lowell

    Charting New Course, He's Determined to Teach

    Recent UMass Lowell graduate Neil Oliveria, 65, of Lowell, got a degree in history and is working on his master's so he can teach.
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  • Luis Estevez of Lawrence adjusts his graduation cap

    Father and Son Graduate - Both with High Honors

    Dad Luis Estevez just graduated from Northern Essex Community College with an associate's degree in business management. Son Edward Estevez will graduate from Lawrence High School on May 31. Luis intends to earn a bachelor's degree in business management at UMass Lowell. Edward will pursue a double major in mechanical engineering and computer engineering.
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  • House member Lori Trahan delivers the keynote address at UMass Lowell’s commencement

    Lori Trahan Addresses UMass Lowell Graduates

    UMass Lowell graduated its largest class ever Saturday as freshman House Representative Lori Trahan urged the graduates to “get in the game.”
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  • Liam Fouhy, center poses with professor Sabrina Noel Feldeisen, left, and Lawrence Senior Center Executive Director Martha Velez.

    Grad Working to Improve Senior Life

    Nutritional Science student Liam Fouhy is part of a group partnering with Lawrence’s Council on Aging. Fouhy will pursue his MPH at UMass Lowell.
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  • UMass Lowell softball teammates celebrate on the field.

    Softball Team Can Earn an NCAA Tourney Bid

    It's already been a historic season for the UMass Lowell softball team, and now the River Hawks will have a chance to add to it with the end goal being an appearance in the Division 1 NCAA tournament.
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  • Perry Hall sign

    Historic Meets Cutting Edge at UML

    After a year and a half of construction, Perry Hall at University of Massachusetts Lowell has reopened transformed by a $50 million renovation.
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  • Khmer-speaking residents listen to presentation at the Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association.

    Lowell is Breaking Language Barriers Ahead of Fall Election

    Working Cities Lowell is a collaborative effort of 13 partners, including UMass Lowell, focused on improving the Acre neighborhood in Lowell and funded by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
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  • UML staff members standing in front of rooftop garden

    UML Celebrates Sustainability Program

    UMass Lowell and the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) celebrated the completion of the university's $23.1 million Accelerated Energy Program (AEP) at a ceremony Monday.
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  • Prof. Daniel Obrist

    Tracking the Spread of Mercury Across the Planet

    UMass Lowell Environmental, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Professor and Chair Daniel Obrist, heads to the forests in search of mercury.
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  • Tyler Iorizzo and Associate Prof. Anna Yaroslavsky

    UML Research Makes Fight against Cancer More Precise

    UMass Lowell physics doctorate candidate Tyler Iorizzo has won international recognition for his work to develop an imaging device that could lead to improved diagnosis and treatment of certain skin cancers.
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  • Prof. David Ryan with graduate student in the lab

    UML Invention Makes Vehicles Run Clean Longer

    A team of UMass Lowell researchers have pioneered a new way to power electric vehicles. The new technology uses water, carbon dioxide and the metal cobalt to produce hydrogen gas on demand at a relatively low temperature and pressure.
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  • Mark and Elisia Saab Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center

    UMass Lowell Joins Greentown Labs

    UMass Lowell, one of the nation's leading research universities, announced its sponsorship of Greentown Labs, the largest cleantech startup incubator in the United States.
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  • Boston Police Superintendent and UML alum Nora Baston

    'She Thrives': Boston Police Superintendent Nora Baston

    Learn about Boston Police Superintendent and UML alumna Nora Baston as part of NBC10 Boston's "She Thrives: Black Women Making History in Boston" series this Black History Month.
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  • 600-students-computers

    UML Ranked High for Online Education

    UMass Lowell's online education programs rank among the top in the nation, according to new rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report.
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  • Closeup of new Lowell quarters in person's hand

    Lowell Flips Over its 'America the Beautiful' Quarter

    "Remember this day," UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney told the students who were the first ones in the nation to get their hands on a Lowell quarter, depicting a mill girl working at a power loom with a view of the Mill City -- including the Boott Mill clock tower. "You are making history."
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  • Massachusetts Bay Community College student

    State Will Offer Dorm Rooms for Homeless College Students

    Jaime Waldron, 20, a sophomore at UMass Lowell, is part of the state's pilot program on housing homeless students. Both of Waldron’s parents died by the time she was 15, and she bounced among family members during high school. She is considered an independent orphan and has previously taken out $16,000 in student loans to pay for her year-round, on-campus housing.
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  • UML junior Anthony Palacios of Lawrence is seen through moving mirrors that are part of "Nuclear Family" by Anne Lilly of Cambridge.

    Tech Brings Art to Life at UMass Fest

    Virtual reality, augmented reality, optical illusions and more are all on display at UMass Lowell through March 5 as part of the 404 International Festival of Art and Technology. This is the 16th annual installment of the festival, which originated in Argentina.
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  • Charlie Baker shakes hands with female student

    Baker Delivers $3.3 Million in School Grants

    Francis College of Engineering at UMass Lowell in partnership with Minuteman Regional Vocational Technical High School received $116,000 to purchase new CNC milling machines from the state's latest round of funding: $3.3 million in Skills Capital grants.
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