Honors News

  • 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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  • Honors education major Eleanora Peters with Education Prof. Pat Fontaine, a mentor with whom she is doing research on Lowell industries during World War I

    Four Sisters Pursue Honors in Biology, Education

    Four close-knit sisters found their way to UMass Lowell to study biology and education. The Peters sisters, who were home-schooled after the oldest finished third grade, are all in the Honors College, and three won Immersive Scholarships to do research.
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  • A student smiles while holding her head and stretching with other students in a classroom

    ‘Honor Yourself Week’ Shines Light on Student Wellness

    “Honor Yourself Week,” a new initiative co-sponsored by the Honors College and UMatter2, provides students with tips and resources for incorporating wellness into their daily routines.
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  • Four people smile while posing for a photo outside of a brick building

    Honors College Begins New Era at Allen House

    With a new dean in Jenifer Whitten-Woodring and an elegant new home at Allen House, it’s an exciting time of transition for the growing Honors College, which has nearly 2,000 undergraduate students enrolled this fall.
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  • A student uses their laptop outside while seating in a green Adirondack chair

    Changing Campus Landscape Greets River Hawks this Fall

    New homes for the Honors College, Rist Institute for Sustainability and Energy and Asian American Center for Excellence and Engagement highlight a busy summer of campus improvements by Facilities Management.
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  • Monument and cathedral entrance at the Valley of the Fallen in Spain

    Honors College Expands Study Abroad Programs

    The Honors College expanded its study abroad options this year with new courses on Shakespeare’s London and the history of Madrid. Honors College Dean Jenifer Whitten-Woodring is looking for faculty partners to offer even more.
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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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