• Model UN Coordinator Jason Carter with student Madison Feudo at UML's 2024 Model U.N. conference for high schools

    Model U.N. Team Wins Top Prize in Scotland

    UMass Lowell’s Model U.N. team won the award for best delegation at a Model U.N. conference in Scotland over spring break. The team also went to the national competition for Model Arab League a week later and brought home several delegate awards.
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  • UML biomedical engineering student Alex Hutchinson in Granada, Spain

    RHSA Expands with Study Abroad, First-Gen Student Conference

    The River Hawk Scholars Academy is expanding its programs for first-generation college students, including adding a study abroad course and a conference organized by students, thanks to federal aid and grants from nonprofits.
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  • Chioma Opara with the other 2022 Future Nobel Laureate Scholars and a faculty advisor

    Psychology Student is Future Nobel Laureate Scholar

    Psychology major Chioma Opara was among 10 students worldwide who were accepted to the Future Nobel Laureate Scholarship Program last year. Her journey culminated with a week in Sweden in December, learning and hearing from Nobel Laureates.
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  • UML economics major Emily Sayler won the top prize in the 2022 Student Symposium for research in the College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

    New B.S. in Quantitative Economics Focuses on In-Demand Skills

    Starting this fall, UML will offer a new B.S. in Quantitative Economics. The degree is highly sought after by employers. It also better prepares students for graduate school, Economics Chair Monica Galizzi says.
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  • The first poster in a Blue Mountain Alphabet by Ingrid Hess, with illustrations and information about the Blue Mountain area national parks in Australia

    Professor Educates Children About Environment Through Art

    Art Assoc. Prof. Ingrid Hess is traveling to some of the world’s most beautiful places to make artwork that educates children about the natural world and environmental sustainability. She’s won grants, fellowships and artist residencies to visit national parks in Costa Rica, Australia, the U.S. and more.
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  • UML Associate Professor of Criminology and Justice Studies Neil Shortland leads the annual National Security Seminar at The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars

    Students Learn and Intern in Nation’s Capital

    Students gain professional experience and expert education through UMass Lowell’s close partnership with The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars.
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  • Two photos by Pedro Letria from his show "Maskirovka"

    Portuguese Photographer Documents Lowell’s Luso-American Community

    Visiting Prof. Pedro Letria, a Portuguese photographer and writer, is teaching photography and documenting the Portuguese American community in Lowell for the university’s Portuguese American Digital Archive. His wife, journalist Cláudia Lobo, is also gathering oral histories for the archive.
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  • View of San Sebastian, Spain, from Mount Igueldo

    Students ‘Basque in the Glory’ as Honors Study Abroad Resumes

    With caution, masking and lots of outdoor activities, the Honors College’s study abroad program in San Sebastian, Spain, returned this summer. Three groups of honors students are celebrating the chance to travel and learn abroad, some for the first time.
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  • Three women pose for a photo while wearing traditional Korean gowns

    Slowly but Surely, River Hawks Resume Studying Abroad

    As international travel restrictions lift and study abroad programs slowly resume, six UMass Lowell students — including four in one semester — have received prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships from the U.S. Department of State.
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  • Senior Jack Bove missed some aspects of participating in the Model U.N. during the pandemic, but the team found ways to bond and compensate, he says.

    Virtual Success: Model U.N. Team Racks up Wins

    It wasn't what they wanted, and it certainly wasn't what they planned. But the teammates who battles it out in Model U.N. competitions made it virtual debate work to their advantage.
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  • UML physics major Anne Souza teaches an online lab to science teachers in Haiti

    New Honors Class Inspires Renewable Energy Research

    A new honors seminar that helps students think critically about different sources of energy is inspiring research involving renewables, including projects at UMass Lowell’s Haiti Development Studies Center.
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  • View of the harbor and beach in San Sebastian, Spain

    Honors Study Abroad Course on Basque Culture Goes Virtual

    The university’s in-person study abroad programs are on hold, but International Experiences & Study Abroad is offering virtual global internships and online courses with an international focus. An Honors College professor even moved his summer study abroad program in San Sebastian, Spain, to Zoom, bringing experts on Basque history and culture into students’ homes.
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  • International student Duy "Jeremy" Cung is about to graduate from UMass Lowell in mechanical engineering

    In Pandemic, Vulnerable Students Turn to UML’s Support System

    International students, students with disabilities or mental health concerns and some LGBTQ+ students are facing unique challenges during the campus shutdown. The university offices that serve them are supporting them with services ranging from teletherapy to online get-togethers.
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  • Members of the Vietnamese Student Association is one of several international student clubs at UMass Lowell

    Word Play: International Students Get Help With English and More

    Starting college or graduate school in a new country is challenging. The Office of Multicultural Affairs is helping international students to acclimate with new orientation programs and English conversation workshops.
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  • MOPVC students pose during a visit to iRobot

    Manning School Hosts Indian Business Students

    Fourteen business students from M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Women in Chennai, India, visited campus for a three-week program that combined coursework led by Manning School of Business faculty and visits to companies like Microsoft and Salesforce.
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  • Abitus students and Manning School faculty stand in front of the business school

    Japanese MBA Students Cap Their Journey

    More than three dozen students traveled to campus from Japan to receive their MBA degrees, which they earned online through the university’s partnership with Tokyo-based Abitus.
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  • GE2 students pose on the front steps of the Deshpande House in India

    Students Learn About More than Entrepreneurship in India

    On an intensive, two-week study abroad trip to India, 13 undergraduate and graduate students learned about global entrepreneurship and innovation with the Manning School of Business’ Global Entrepreneurship Exchange program.
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  • Dean Sandra Richtermeyer shakes hands with Tu Tran

    Manning School Welcomes First Fulbright Visiting Scholar

    The Manning School of Business hosted its first Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Tu Tran, associate professor of finance and head of the Department of Finance and Banking at Vietnam National University.