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  • Honors education major Eleanora Peters with Education Prof. Pat Fontaine, a mentor with whom she is doing research on Lowell industries during World War I

    Four Sisters Pursue Honors in Biology, Education

    Four close-knit sisters found their way to UMass Lowell to study biology and education. The Peters sisters, who were home-schooled after the oldest finished third grade, are all in the Honors College, and three won Immersive Scholarships to do research.
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  • COP27 JRV, Tyler and Arie

    COP27 Empowers Students to Address Climate Change

    Three students and three faculty members traveled to Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, for COP27, the United Nations climate summit, where they were the only delegation from a public university in Massachusetts.
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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.