Latest UMass Lowell Announcements

  • COVID-19 and Fall 2022

    As we begin a new semester, our approach to COVID-19 continues to evolve to match public health guidance and the widespread availability of vaccines, face coverings, tests and treatments to prevent and mitigate the impact and spread of the disease.
    Department News
  • Vaccinations Required, Boosters Strongly Recommended for Fall 2022

    UMass Lowell requires all students and employees who live, learn, work or conduct research on campus, access campus resources, or participate in campus events be vaccinated for COVID-19 with a complete initial vaccine series.
    Department News
  • Reminder about UMass Lowell’s COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts

    The arrival of Spring has brought with it a welcome reduction in COVID-19 cases in our community. And while weekly campus cases have dropped to just a handful we must keep up our guard to protect against spread of the virus.
    Department News
  • Beginning Feb. 28, Face Coverings Will be Optional on Campus

    While any individual may choose to continue to wear a face covering, beginning Monday, Feb. 28, UMass Lowell will end its indoor face covering mandate for all campus locations, with the exception of university buses and shuttles as well as in the Wellness Center.
    Department News
  • Chemical Engineering Prof. Seongkyu Yoon

    UMass Lowell is Working to Freeze-Dry COVID Vaccines

    UMass Lowell scientists are developing a production method to freeze-dry COVID-19 vaccines activated by messenger-RNA so they can be transported and stored at room temperature.  
    Press Release
  • UML Honors students Ariel Shramko and Nilaish Sen

    Pandemic-Inspired Discord Server an Enduring Hit with UML Students

    Two Honors College students who started their UML careers during the pandemic hosted a Discord server to keep in touch with other students they’d met at the summer Student Success Summit. “Riverhawk Rendezvous” has grown rapidly by hosting study groups and connecting students to clubs – and each other.
    Featured Story
  • A man in glasses looks up at a large monitor showing a map of the United States

    Business Professor: Start Your Holiday Shopping Yesterday

    As the pandemic continues to disrupt global supply chains, Operations and Information Systems Asst. Prof. JM Song discusses why U.S. shipping ports are snarled and what it means for the holiday shopping season.
    Featured Story
  • A woman in a wheelchair holds a microphone while speaking on stage

    Why Has Entrepreneurship Thrived During the Pandemic?

    As the Rist DifferenceMaker Institute celebrates its 10th anniversary, Director Holly Lalos discusses why there’s been a resurgence in entrepreneurship during the pandemic, and Assoc. Prof. Li Sun shares research on how new ventures can survive a crisis.