Taste of Lowell

  • Brian Rist, Julie Chen and Kim Rist at Taste of Lowell celebration
    Brian D. ’77, '22, ’22 (H) and Kim Rist ’22 (H) with Chancellor Chen.
  • Woman takes selfie of a crowd including Chancellor Chen
    Chancellor Chen poses for a group selfie with friends.
  • Man in mask and woman in costume perform traditional dance
    Members of the Angkor Dance Troupe perform.
  • Four friends point at Chancellor Chen
    Friends goof around with Chancellor Chen.
  • Three members of an African group in colorful garb perform
    Osibi Drummers & Dancers perform.
  • Jen Meehan, student Giftie Nessie and UMass President Marty Meehan
    UMass President Marty Meehan '78, right, with his wife, Jen, and UML senior Giftie Kessie.
  • Workers staffing the Panela station
    The team that worked the Panela food station serving up Colombian favorites.
  • Rowdy behind a man and two women smiling at camera
    Rowdy photobombs attendants.
  • Alum greets Julie
    Chancellor Chen greets an alum.
  • Latin dance instructors show participants what to do
    Dance instructors run a session to show attendants how to salsa.
  • Three women look intently at a piece of paper
  • Chancellor Julie Chen chats with Julie Nash and bec rollins
    Chancellor Chen chats with Vice Provost Julie Nash, right, and Vice Chancellor bec rollins.
  • Singers on stage all wearing black
    Student singing group performs.

Chancellor Chen's Inauguration

  • Julie Chen and robot dog Spot process into the ceremony
    Chancellor Chen processes into the ceremony accompanied by robot dog Spot.
  • Robot dog Spot sits
    Spot strikes a pose.
  • Chancellor Chen applauds as Gov. Maura Healey looks on
    Keynote speaker, Gov. Maura Healey, and Chancellor Chen during the ceremony.
  • UMass President Marty Meehan and Gov. Maura Healey smile at Chancellor Chen
    UMass President Marty Meehan and Gov. Healey smile at Chancellor Chen.
  • UMass President Marty Meehan dons the chancellor's medals on Chancellor Chen as Susu Wong and Gov. Healey look on
    UMass President Meehan bestows the chancellor's medallion on Chancellor Chen as Gov. Healey and Susu Wong, Chen's spouse, look on.
  • Julie's family applauds her on stage
    Chancellor Chen's family and platform party congratulate her investiture.
  • Newly minted Chancellor Chen addresses the crowd
    Chancellor Chen speaks after her investiture.
  • Chancellor Chen accepts congratulations from crowd
    Chancellor thanks attendants after the ceremony.