Commitment to community is a core value of UMass Lowell. We strive to prepare students to succeed in college, and to become lifelong learners and informed citizens.
The university’s new Urban Agriculture Greenhouse, run in partnership with Mill City Grows, will be a testing ground for water and energy efficiency — while also providing food for the local community.
Nearly 60 schoolchildren in Everett and Medford learned programming skills this summer at a camp conducted by computer science Prof. Fred Martin and graduate student Chike Abuah.
Every year, more than 200 first-year students receive merit-based, $4,000 Co-op Scholarships in their acceptance packages. The scholarships pay them to do research with a faculty member, intern at a community agency or study abroad.
Lowell SunAfter more than a year of negotiations, UMass Lowell and city officials signed a "historic" master agreement, laying out the university's commitments to the city.