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Francis College of Engineering

The UMass Lowell Francis College of Engineering provides talent and technology in engineering, advanced materials, advanced manufacturing, electronics and sustainable energy. 
To accelerate the achievement of the Diversity Pledge goals, the ASEE Diversity Recognition Program (ADRP) was created to publicly recognize those engineering and engineering technology colleges that make significant, measurable progress in increasing the diversity, inclusion, and degree attainment outcomes of their programs. Recognition will occur at three levels: bronze, silver, and gold. Photo by ASEE

ASEE Diversity Recognition Program Award

The Francis College of Engineering has been recognized as exemplar and with a Bronze Award for the inaugural ASEE Diversity Recognition Program.

The ASEE Diversity Recognition Program (ADRP) was created to publicly recognize those engineering and engineering technology colleges that make significant, measurable progress in increasing the diversity, inclusion, and degree attainment outcomes of their programs.

MS Co-op Program Information Session (virtual)

The MS Co-op Work Experience is open to students who meet the following criteria:

  • First semester as a full-time, matriculated, non-thesis, non-TA/RA Master's level student at UMass Lowell
  • *For International students, active SEVIS status for Spring 2022 is required.

Join us to learn more about this optional program. The MS Co-op Work Experience is a 3-month to 6-month paid professional experience in an industrial setting in the private, non-profit or government sector. Participants follow a 2-3 course sequence (ENGN.6020, ENGN.6030, ENGN.6040) depending on major.

Please contact by email: Erin_Caples@uml.edu with questions prior to the event. A recording will be shared with all first-semester MS students who cannot attend.

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