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UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney, the first woman to lead her alma mater, where she has instilled an entrepreneurial approach in academics and operations, was honored today at the first-ever “Women Who Mean Business” awards.
Nearly one in 50 children in the United States is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, usually before age 3, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But the number of people trained to help them isn’t keeping pace with the demand. A UMass Lowell professor is developing a solution to the problem: a "virtual child."
Producers Nick Buzzell and Ted Leonsis will share the behind-the-scenes story of the making of the documentary “We the People: The Market Basket Effect,” which chronicles how a six-week boycott of the grocery chain by thousands of employees and millions of customers in 2014 successfully led to the reinstatement of fired CEO Arthur T. Demoulas.
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.
Researchers from UMass Lowell's School of Criminology and Justice Studies and Department of Computer Science have won a National Science Foundation grant for their work on what they call BEACON, a new electronic-monitoring application that uses smartphone, GPS and sensor technology to bolster parolees' chances for success.
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