Digital Media News

  • Chancellor Jacquie Moloney holds the hand of theatre arts student Lucas Bermudez, as philanthropist Nancy L. Donahue and theatre arts students Raphaela Pereira and Cristian Ramos Delgado look on

    Nancy L. Donahue Celebrates the Arts with $2 Million Gift

    This year, the Nancy L. Donahue Celebration of the Arts celebrated the Lowell philanthropist’s $2 million donation to renovate Durgin Concert Hall. It is only her latest gift to the university.
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  • Photo of model of mostly empty room with window looking onto the walls of another building

    'If These Walls Could Talk'

    Art Asst. Teaching Prof. Pavel Romaniko, who has roots in both countries, is divided by the war between Ukraine and Russia. Yet long before Russia invaded Ukraine, Romaniko was meditating on the diminishment of free artistic and political expression in Russia through his photographs of reconstructed, depopulated spaces.
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  • UML digital media student assistant Nick Jarek checks out a new camera lens

    New Digital Media Major Combines Storytelling and Technical Skills

    The university’s new digital media major prepares students to become video, audio, corporate media and advertising professionals through classes that combine storytelling and technical skills. Students also get hands-on experience through internships.
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  • Erin Reynolds and Sara May in the PA booth

    UML Connection Keeps Baseball Fans Smiling

    When liberal arts alum Erin Reynolds ’18, coordinator of creative services and entertainment for the Lowell Spinners minor league baseball team, needed a video production intern this summer, she turned to her former classmate, senior graphic design major Sara May.
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  • Bernie and Kay Petruzzello

    Senior is Fourth Generation to Graduate from UML

    When Harry Rider graduates from UMass Lowell this spring, he will be the fourth generation in his family to do so, starting when his great-grandmother earned her teaching certificate at Lowell Normal School.
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  • David Rattigan introduces Lauren Spencer to students

    Patriots Pro Tackles Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media

    Lauren Spencer, social media supervisor for the New England Patriots, shared tips on personal branding and insights on jobs in digital media with Professional Communications students in the Manning School of Business.
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  • UML Theatre Arts interns Rachael Bergeron, left, who works in tech, and Hayley Jasmin, right, who does publicity for shows.

    Behind the Scenes, Theatre Students Learn the Ropes

    Theatre arts students gain valuable experience behind the scenes through paid internships on faculty-supervised productions. That can lead to professional internships – and then jobs.
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  • Actor Joaquim de Almeida answers UMass Lowell student questions in conversation with Assoc. Prof. Shelley Barish and Visiting Lecturer Patricia Ferreira.

    Portuguese Actor Joaquim de Almeida Shares Lessons of the Silver Screen

    Joaquim de Almeida, the best-known Portuguese actor in Hollywood, gave career advice to students in the Theatre Arts and Digital Media programs. He also spoke at a public event to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Saab Center for Portuguese Studies.
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  • Scene from Memory Box being performed by Flying Orb

    Students Customize Degrees to Pursue Their Passions

    When student interests cross the borders of traditional academic disciplines, they turn to interdisciplinary studies and the Bachelor of Liberal Arts program to customize their education.
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  • The stars of "Pen and Jo," a new web TV comedy series created by UMass Lowell Honors Student Elise Gorzela, are Annie Walsh and Melina Leon

    Honors Student Creates 'Pen and Jo' Comedy Series

    “Pen and Jo,” two fictional sisters, are the stars of a web TV comedy series created by honors student Elise Gorzela for her capstone project. Gorzela began “Pen and Jo” in a screenwriting class, then staged, directed and edited five episodes with help from a dozen other students. They all learned a lot – and laughed even more.
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  • Denisse Torres enjoying a laugh while working

    UML Students Pursue Big League Dreams with Spinners

    Denisse Torres and Anthony Gervase, both seniors in the College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, are working as video production interns for the Boston Red Sox’ Single-A Lowell Spinners this summer at LeLacheur Park.
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  • Solomon Ugbane will speak at the afternoon Commencement ceremony at UMass Lowell, 2017

    Student Speakers to Address Thousands of Proud Grads

    The two students, one undergraduate and one graduate, selected by a panel of administrators to deliver speeches at Commencement won the honor through hard work and inspirational messages.
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  • Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian; Elizabeth Cerda, administrative attorney in the Massachusetts District Court Department; and Ken Lavallee, former Lowell Police superintendent, at the launch event.

    New MPA Degree Offers Unique Track in Public Arts and Humanities

    The first students in UMass Lowell’s new Master of Public Administration program are getting a crash course in how to manage public and private agencies in the arts and humanities, criminal justice and human services.
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  • Erika Decker of DigitasLBi talks to aspiring graphic designers.

    For FAHSS Majors, Your Career Starts Here

    The Career & Co-op Center is targeting FAHSS majors with several innovative programs, including Employer-in-Residence days and a one-credit course on career preparation.
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  • Tyler Farley, left, and members of the "Electoral Politics" class met Marco Rubio at a town hall in Salem, N.H.

    Students Intern and Learn at GOP and Dem Conventions

    Five students are witnessing history at the Republican and Democratic conventions, thanks to generous scholarships from the College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.
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  • Students edit their Climate Change PSA at O'Leary

    Lights, Camera, Climate Change!

    Students in Assoc. Prof. Juliette Rooney-Varga’s climate change course produce one-minute PSA videos on the plight of Earth, which are screened at Lowell Eco-Film Series.
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  • Gospel choir singing at MLK Dinner

    Student Wins MLK Award for Work with Girls Inc.

    Distinguished Service Awards, presented at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. dinner, go to students, faculty and staff dedicated to social change, service and community engagement.
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  • Mehmed Ali

    War and Peace: New Library Coordinator Checks In

    After working in Iraq and Afghanistan for five years, Mehmed Ali is excited for his new assignment: Program and Project Coordinator for the university libraries.