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News from UMass Lowell for Week of Nov. 14


This a notice of upcoming events, photo opportunities and story ideas at UMass Lowell, compiled by the Office of Public Affairs, 978-934-3224. For more stories about UMass Lowell, visit and click on “News.” Please note that contact names below are for the media and are not for publication.

Sources of the week: UMass Lowell experts are available for interviews to discuss health-care reform and potential ramifications of the Supreme Court case challenging the president’s health-care plan; the issues facing the congressional “super-committee” on deficit reduction; and the impact of the alleged assaults by a former Penn State football coach.

Local Entrepreneurs Share Stories Behind Their Ventures
What:          Celebrating the American spirit of individualism and innovation, President Barack Obama has proclaimed November “National Entrepreneurship Month.” Putting those ideals in practice every day are the leaders of local start-ups and established businesses who will share their stories during the program “Life of an Entrepreneur.” Speakers scheduled to participate include Glynn Lloyd of City Fresh Foods, Frank Carvalho of Mill City Community Investments and Espresso Pizza, Jennifer Hashley of New Entry Sustainable Farming and Sam Antonaccio of Campus Catalyst and Gizmo. The event will be moderated by UMass Lowell Prof. Steven Tello, who teaches management and entrepreneurship, and is presented by the Merrimack Valley Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at UMass Lowell.

International Education Week Teaches, Celebrates Diversity

Graduate Programs Hold Open House for Prospective Students

Experienced Attorneys Talk to Students About Law Careers

‘Shakescenes!’ Performance Shakes Up Campus

Student Music Ensembles Present Free Concerts
Contacts for media:  Michele Gagnon, gallery coordinator, 978-934-3491 or Christine Gillette, Office of Public Affairs, 978-934-2209