Buckle Up. Everything about cars is changing, and UML alumni and faculty are helping pave the road ahead. Read more
A young girl attentively listens at a free school for girls in the town of Anupshahr called Pardada Pardadi

Engineering Change

Virendra “Sam” Singh ’65 opens school for girls in India. Read more

Two students from UML’s Society of Automotive Engineers work on building a Formula One racecar

River Hawks: Start Your Engines

UML’s Society of Automotive Engineers chapter learns how to build cars, confidence and a business. Read more

Photo of a 1965 red Ford Mustang

My First Car

Check out first-car stories, including Chancellor Moloney's disaster-prone Ford Mustang, and share your own. Read more

A sunset shot of Kyle Soeltz ’14 hiking the Pacific Crest Trail

Take a Hike

Over 130 days of hiking north from the Mexico border through California on the Pacific Crest Trail, Kyle Soeltz ’14 had tasted  the array of spoils the natural world offers. Fresh air, sunlight,  challenge. There were surprises, of course, including the acrid smoke from distant forest fires. Soeltz was mostly alone. Read more and view gallery
The UMass Lowell underwater hockey team, FloMass, in the pool signing #1 with their hands after winning the 2018 USA Underwater Hockey National Championship


OPRAH. HERE. ON CAMPUS. IN NOVEMBER: One thing we know for sure: It's going to be awesome. #OPRAHatUML

SIERRA CLUB RANKS UML NO. 22 IN U.S.: The Sierra Cub ranked UML No. 22 in its annual “Cool Schools” ranking of North America’s greenest colleges and universities.

map-iconYOU WON’T BELIEVE WHAT WE’VE DONE WITH THE PLACE: Want to see all the awesome changes on campus for yourself? If you can’t make it to Lowell, we have the next best thing: a virtual tour.

CUMNOCK, THEN AND NOW...: The former Cumnock Hall auditorium has been transformed into a bright and comfortable hangout space where students can grab a bite to eat, study and recharge between classes.

HERE COMES YOUR ... ALBUM FROM THE WUML VAULT: In December 1986, the Pixies played 15 songs at UML. This September, the tracks and interview recorded on campus that day were released as part of a “Come On Pilgrim … It’s Surfer Rosa” box set. 

THAT'S A THING?: The UMass Lowell underwater hockey team—called FloMass—won the 2018 USA Underwater Hockey National Championship this summer in Denver.

By the Numbers

  • 14
    Electric vehicle charging stations on campus
  • 2
    Electric vehicles in UML fleet
  • 22
    Buses and shuttles in university’s fleet
  • 5500
    Students with cars
  • 7,100
    Parking spaces on campus
  • 3987
    Free Wheelers bicycle checkouts on campus in 2017-18 academic year

Alumni Spotlight

Vania King shakes hands with Serena Williams after a tennis match
Vania King '15

Without setting foot on campus, Vania King, a Wimbledon champion, also aced her bachelor's degree in psychology at UMass Lowell.

There were really good discussions, good interactions with the other students. Some days, I almost felt like I was there.
Read More About Vania King 
Tyler Livingston on the basketball court playing for Spain

Tyler Livingston '17


"It was tough being away from home, but you learn a lot when you see things from other people’s perspective."

After a long-shot college basketball career as a walk-on player for the River Hawks, Tyler Livingston has taken his game overseas, where he’s gained a valuable global perspective. Read more