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    Art Students Experience Japanese Culture Firsthand

    Assoc. Teaching Prof. Yuko Oda and 12 students from the Art & Design Department traveled to Japan for two weeks over the summer, culminating a course focused on the country's culture and influence on contemporary arts and game design.
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    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Greece’s consul general in Boston, Stratos Efthymiou, spoke at the opening of "Acropolis in America," an exhibit at UMass Lowell

    Legacy of Greek Immigrants Celebrated in Campus Exhibit

    A new exhibit on the history of Greek immigration to Lowell, created by history students working with University Prof. Robert Forrant, celebrates what was once the largest Greek community outside of New York and Chicago. The exhibit is on display at University Crossing.
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    For International Students, First Hockey Game a Nice Icebreaker

    Cheering on the men’s hockey team at the Tsongas Center is one of the things that brings the UMass Lowell community together. For many international students, attending their first-ever hockey game is like a rite of passage as River Hawks.
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    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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    Wilson Center Hosts Chinese Management Scholars Workshop

    The Jack M. Wilson Center for Entrepreneurship hosted the annual Chinese Management Scholars Community research workshop, an event that drew almost 50 Chinese scholars from 30 universities from around the world.
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  • Ludwig Marek poses with two UML hockey players and four faculty and staff members

    Hockey Alum Looks to Leverage UML Assets

    Former UML hockey player Ludwig Marek ’98, now a managing director at the world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock, shared career advice with current River Hawk players during a visit to the Manning School of Business.
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  • Jose Godinez with Chris Kowalewski and Jose Solis

    For Business Professor, Guatemalan Corruption is Personal

    Asst. Prof. of Management Jose Godinez is collaborating with a university in his native Guatemala to launch a master’s program in corporate compliance. He is also working with the school to conduct a survey on business-related corruption and bribery in Latin America.
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    GE2 Program Celebrates Grand Milestone

    The Global Entrepreneurship Exchange (GE2) program reached the 1,000-student milestone as 75 students and faculty from 12 countries visited campus for two weeks of multicultural collaboration designed to teach the fundamentals of launching a business.
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  • A group of students stand in front of the ocean holding a UMass Lowell flag

    Photo Class Pictures the Azores

    Eleven students who comprised the Documentary Image photography class finished off last semester with a trip to the Azores.
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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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    Summer Program Trains Young Professionals for the Nuclear Industry

    Reactor system fundamentals and technology and advanced reactor designs were just some of the topics discussed at this year’s Intercontinental Nuclear Institute (INI), an annual summer fellowship program organized by UMass Lowell and the Czech Technical University in Prague.
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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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  • Political Science Chairwoman Ardeth Thawnghmung does research in Myanmar, where she grew up.

    Life on $2 to $5 a Day: How People in Myanmar Cope with Poverty

    As a young woman in Burma, Ardeth Thawnghmung became a “pig broker,” helping neighbors get their pigs butchered in exchange for money and meat. Now the chairwoman of the Political Science Department, Prof. Thawnghmung studies how people in her native country cope with poverty.
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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.