• A student's hands taking apart a baseball for testing in the UMass Lowell Baseball Research Center, the primary testing lab for Major League Baseball

    Sports Engineering Minor Hits the Sweet Spot

    A new minor in sports engineering offers practical experience and a well-rounded approach. It’s the first such program for undergraduates in the U.S.
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    Bucky Lew Finally Getting His Due

    Lowell native Bucky Lew, who became the first Black professional basketball player in 1902 and later coached the Lowell Textile School team, will be recognized during a UML men’s basketball game on Feb. 22. He is also the subject of a recent book by English alum Chris Boucher ’93.
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    Mentorship Program Inspires Women to Pursue Investment Management

    The Undergraduate Women’s Investment Network, a mentorship and internship program run by the Boston-based investment management firm Loomis, Sayles & Co., helps female UMass Lowell students interested in business, finance, accounting, mathematics or economics explore career paths and build connections. 
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  • A woman in a yellow top holds a blue piece of plastic while talking to a group of students seated around a table

    New Interdisciplinary Course Proves the Power of Invention

    A new interdisciplinary course, Adaptive Devices for Better Life, brings together students majoring in art and design, physical therapy and kinesiology, engineering and biology to create devices that assist disabled clients from the community.
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  • Two young women blow bubbles through a colorful hoop that another woman is holding

    Meet the Librarian Who is Focused on First-Year Students

    Yolanda Hood, the UMass Lowell Library’s new first-year experience and instruction coordinator, ensures that students know about the resources and services that are available to them to help them succeed.
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    Business Alum Swings Big with Benji Ball

    Business alum Benjamin McEvoy ’21 has turned his DifferenceMaker project Benji Ball into a game that’s now being played in nearly 200 school districts in 41 states across the country.
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  • A student in a banana costume points at the camera while standing next to a River Hawk mascot at a hockey game

    20 Financial Life Hacks for Budget-Conscious River Hawks

    From discounted museum passes and ski lift tickets to free software and transportation, here are some great ways that UML students can save money on campus, in the city and beyond.
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  • Lucas Abreu with Tom Horgan

    Free Physical Therapy Clinic Provides Care to UML Community

    The Department of Physical Therapy and Kinesiology opened a pro bono clinic to provide opportunities for students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program to gain more clinical experiences on campus.
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  • Kelley-Lawson at chemo with her sister

    This New Year, Kelley Lawson is Grateful for a Fresh Start

    In this new year, Kelley Lawson is grateful for second chances. One year after extensive surgery and chemotherapy for Stage 4 cancer, Lawson shares some of the ways she’s winning this battle, one day at a time.