• Myanmar journalist in exile Soe Myint

    Greeley Peace Scholar Tells Students of Myanmar’s Struggle Against Military Regime

    Soe Myint, this year’s Greeley Scholar for Peace Studies, is co-founder of an independent, Myanmar-based news organization that has operated clandestinely since the military coup last year. He spoke about his country’s struggle for democracy and the role of media in combating disinformation.
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  • Political Science Prof. Ardeth Thawnghmung at a reception for the publication of "A Long, Long Time Ago in Southeast Asia"

    Politics Professor Studies Food Scarcity After Myanmar Coup

    Political Science Prof. Ardeth Thawnghmung won a Fulbright Public Policy Fellowship in 2020 to do research on internal migration in her native Myanmar. When it was postponed due to COVID-19 and then canceled after the 2021 military coup, she pivoted to help a nonprofit target food aid.
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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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  • A man in a bowtie gestures in his hand while speaking

    Good COP, Bad COP: UML Delegates Reflect on U.N. Climate Summit

    An interdisciplinary group of faculty members from UMass Lowell’s Climate Change Initiative attended the recent United Nations global climate summit, aka COP26, in Glasgow, Scotland, where they observed progress being made — but also missed opportunities.
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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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  • UML politics, history and honors students listen spellbound to the history of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks

    Retired FDNY Battalion Commander Urges Students to Study History of 9/11

    Retired New York City Fire Department Battalion Cmdr. Jack Oehm urged students to study history so the U.S. can learn from its mistakes. Oehm, whose battalion lost 20 firefighters on Sept. 11, 2001, held students spellbound as he gave a history lesson from firsthand experience.