In This Issue

  • Biomedical engineering students Herrick Fernandes and Meghan Fajarillo collect ECG data

    Meeting the Future Head-on

    To meet the growing needs of the workforce, the college launched new academic programs in aerospace, biomedical and environmental engineering and engineering management and has developed certificates in additive manufacturing, biotechnology, field programmable gate arrays and microwave engineering, among others.
  • Engineering students Chris White, Samantha Cox and Aaron Choi test the wear on sole materials for running shoes.

    Experience is the Best Teacher

    By introducing new opportunities for experiential learning, innovation, entrepreneurship and service learning, as well as bolstering professional advising, the college is achieving one of its key strategic goals: to have more students finish what they started.
  • Mike Johnston and FIRST Robotics team co-captain Shivam Desai test a robot

    Celebrating Past Success, Inspiring the Future

    The Francis College of Engineering is connecting alumni and faculty with students and prospective students to celebrate achievements and build a robust and diverse future.
  • Asst. Prof. Grace Chen with honors plastics engineering major Greg Reimonn

    Making WAVES

    The university’s Center for Women and Work is leading the Making WAVES project, which has three main goals: to disrupt microaggressions and gender bias, to provide alternative support networks and mentoring for faculty and to promote equitable policies and practices.
  • Barry Perry smiles while standing at podium

    Barry Perry Pays It Forward

    Alum Barry Perry is paying it forward because he believes today's students deserve the same chance he had.
  • Travis McCready

    Mass Life Sciences Center: A True Ally of UML

    In his four years at the helm of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, Travis McCready has become a valued friend to UMass Lowell. He sees the university’s potential and supports its strengths.