Do research with award winning faculty, community organizations and top companies. Lead your own research and begin a lifetime of creating knowledge and improving the world.

What are research and project experiences?

Campus, community and industry mentored research and project experience.

By the Numbers

  • 200
    Research and community immersive scholars
  • 165
    Number of undergraduates participating in research with faculty
  • $3,000
    Amount of stipend for Emerging Scholars

Meet Our Student Researchers

Abby McNulty presents her project at the Student Research Symposium
Abby McNulty '21
Accounting

Through the Manning School’s Business and Entrepreneur Scholars in Training program, Abby McNulty developed a case study analysis of the Columbia Gas explosions.

It’s been great not just for my research skills, but also my public speaking and communication skills.
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Sunilda Frias writes in a notebook at a table outside the library on North Campus
Sunilda Frias '21
Biology

Honors College Student Fellow Sunilda Frias is studying biology to help subsistence farmers improve their soil.

I like UMass Lowell because of the diversity. You can get out of your comfort zone ... but still feel like you’re at home.
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Syeda Nizami
Syeda Nizami '18
English & Psychology

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.

I wanted to push myself to be better. The Honors College is tougher.
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Hannah Daly talks with Asst. Prof. of Philosophy Nick Evans
Hannah Daly '18
Political Science

Hannah Daly researched the opioid crisis with one professor and the alt-right with another. She’s already published the results of a public opinion survey she helped design, and now she wants to use her research skills to influence public policy on behalf of women.

I really love the Political Science Department at UMass Lowell. The professors really want you to succeed.
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Catherine York '18
Nutritional Science

Nutritional science major Catherine York seems to excel in all that she does.

When I toured UMass Lowell, I immediately fell in love with the campus, the people and all of the opportunities that I would be receiving here.
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