Honors News

  • From left, Honors College students Kylie Encarnacao, business, Anna Barta, biochemistry, and Nicole Karp, business, attended a welcome event for new transfer students in the Transfer Alliance Program

    Transfer Alliance Program Supports New Transfer Students

    A new program aims to support transfer students so they can hit the ground running during their first semester at UML. The Transfer Alliance Program employs peer allies who are also transfer students.
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  • a man teaches a small class of college students in a field overlooking water

    Honors Students Broaden Their Horizons in Basque Country

    Nearly three dozen UMass Lowell Honors College students traveled to Spain and southern France this summer for three-week cultural immersion programs led by Visiting Prof. Julian Zabalbeascoa.
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  • A woman poses for a photo holding a book while standing in front of a river

    Useful Theater Lessons – for Any Stage of Life

    Rae Mansfield, associate director for honors scholarship and curriculum, recently co-authored “Theatre for Lifelong Learning,” a guide for teaching and creating theater with older adults.
    Department News
  • Eleanora Peters, wearing a UML School of Education shirt, and Regina Peters, wearing a Kennedy College of Sciences sweatshirt, frame the statue of Joan of Arc in Coburn Hall

    Cross-Campus Sisters Graduate Together

    Two of the four Peters sisters, all UMass Lowell Honors students, are graduating together. Eleanora, an education major, has already started on her master's degree. Regina, a biology graduate, is tracking turtles.
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  • A young woman in glasses smiles while sitting at a desk with a laptop and talking to two people

    These Students are HIP to the Honors College

    By leading enrichment activities and offering advice to newer students, Honors Informational Peers help build a stronger sense of community in the Honors College.
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  • Four people pose for a photo while standing in front of a wall with the words "Teen BLOCK"

    Honors Students Learn That Philanthropy is for Everyone

    Students in “Experiencing Philanthropy,” an honors seminar that explores how nonprofit organizations and community foundations operate, awarded a $10,000 grant to Teen BLOCK, a youth development program run by the Lowell Community Health Center.
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  • Public health master's student Kyle Fahey goes over a park evaluation form with UML student and faculty researchers and older residents of Lowell.

    City and UML Partner on Making Lowell ‘Age-Friendly’

    Students in health sciences are gaining research experience in Lowell, working alongside an adult advisory group and local agencies to help make the city an “age-friendly” community.
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