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    Professors Look to Diversify Nuclear Science

    Funded by a U.S. Department of Energy grant, minority community college students will have an opportunity to learn about nuclear science at UMass Lowell’s Radiation Laboratory.
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  • Nick Sorabella

    Physics Grad Student Named One of NASA’s FINESST

    Ph.D. student Nicholas Sorabella was awarded a Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST) grant for his astrophysics research.
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  • Mahdi Garelnabi in research lab

    Study: Women Suffer Worse Heart Disease Outcomes Than Men

    A new analysis of 15 global studies on cardiovascular disease shows that women are diagnosed and treated later than men for cardiac issues, resulting in worse outcomes for women than for men.
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  • Winbourne tree research

    Hot in the City

    Environmental, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Asst. Prof. Joy Winbourne is researching how trees respond to urban environments and climate change by deploying sap flow sensors throughout Lowell.
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  • David Cornell and NiCole Keith

    David Cornell Awarded Fellowship from the American College of Sports Medicine

    Physical Therapy and Kinesiology Asst. Prof. David Cornell recently received an American College of Sports Medicine Fellowship, an honor that recognizes professionals who have made significant contributions to the field of sports medicine and exercise science.
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  • Jonghan Kim in Lab

    Biomedical Professor Leads $2.9M Study to Develop Safer Drugs

    Assoc. Prof. Jonghan Kim of the Biomedical and Nutritional Sciences Department is leading a study to develop a long-acting nanoparticle drug that removes iron from the body without harsh side effects.
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    Three UML Faculty Members Named Fulbright Scholars

    Three UML faculty members — Sheree Pagsuyoin, M. Berk Talay and Spencer Ross — have received Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awards for the 2023-24 academic year and will be conducting research in Europe, Asia and South America.
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  • Gaschnig glacial deposit sampling

    Research Suggests Earth Became More Habitable 3 Billion Years Ago

    A team of researchers, including Assoc. Prof. Richard Gaschnig of the Department of Environmental, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, found that the Earth’s crust went through a major transition three billion years ago.
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  • Kelsey Mangano

    The Sweet Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

    Plant-based bioactive compounds called flavan-3-ols found in dark chocolate and other foods are known to promote health.
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  • Ross lab gold and tin

    Chemistry Lab Group Makes Scientific Discovery

    Chemistry Asst. Prof. Michael Ross’ lab group found that nanoparticles combining post-transition and noble metals absorb higher energies of light. Their discovery is highlighted in Matter, a scientific journal published by Cell Press.
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  • Public health master's student Kyle Fahey goes over a park evaluation form with UML student and faculty researchers and older residents of Lowell.

    City and UML Partner on Making Lowell ‘Age-Friendly’

    Students in health sciences are gaining research experience in Lowell, working alongside an adult advisory group and local agencies to help make the city an “age-friendly” community.
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  • Hwai-Chen Guo lab group

    Biological Sciences Professor Analyzing Enzymes to Help Fight Diseases

    Under a National Institute of General Medical Sciences grant, Biological Sciences Prof. Hwai-Chen Guo and five undergraduates are analyzing a group of enzymes found in the human immune system that could potentially act as targets for drugs used to treat serious diseases.