Honors College graduate Dan Muise is launched on an academic research career, thanks to a pair of B.A.s in economics and political science, lots of faculty support and several undergraduate research grants.
James Aung is the executive director of SayDaNar, a refugee organization he co-founded. He plans to return to Mayanmar, his home country, when he graduates.
Kreg Kaminski's experience at UMass Lowell in the Biology department and UTeach Program is being put to good use at Lowell High School.
Struggling with the loss of her dear friend Toni, Alana Kelley dedicated her year-long capstone project to him to earn her degree in graphic design.
Music student Jay Souweine is a jazz trumpeter, member of the marching band and plays taps at military funerals – yet he loves UMass Lowell for being more rounded than a conservatory.
Honors student Michael Doane won a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship for his cancer-related research in labs at UMass Lowell and during a summer National Science Foundation program. He says UMass Lowell does a great job of structuring both classes and learning experiences that build on one another.
Kelechi Adejumo is looking for ways to improve health in the workplace and at home, combining her scholarly research into musculoskeletal injuries to nursing aides and her hands-on work for the Healthy Homes project.
Syeda Nizami is using scholarships, research fellowships and work-study jobs to graduate with low debt, so she can afford a career helping others instead of working to pay off student loans.