Latest UMass Lowell Announcements

  • Booster Shots Required for All Eligible Employees by 2/15

    After successful conversations with the university’s unions regarding implementation, and consistent with vaccination agreements reached prior to Fall Semester 2021, all currently eligible UMass Lowell employees are required to obtain a booster shot and should do so by Feb. 15, 2022.
    Department News
  • Ventilation Just One Piece of Broader UML COVID Risk-Reduction Strategy

    The Facilities Department along with Environmental Health & Safety, Emergency Management, and Health and Wellness departments continue to constantly monitor guidance from the CDC and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health on best practices including steps to maximize the effectiveness of the building ventilation systems.
    Department News
  • Planning for a Successful Spring Semester

    UMass Lowell is excited for the beginning of the semester and the return to campus for classes, events and the social interactions that are central to the college experience.
    Department News
  • UMass Lowell to Require Booster Shots for Students and Employees

    To ensure ongoing protection for all university community members from the spread of COVID-19, UMass Lowell will require students next semester to obtain a booster shot by Feb. 28 if eligible and within 30 days of becoming eligible thereafter.
    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.