• invisWear co-founders CEO Rajia Abdelaziz and CTO Ray Hamilton celebrate their new partnership with security company ADT

    Lowell-based invisaWear Partners with ADT for Enhanced Security Offerings

    Lowell-based invisaWear’s panic button jewelry, co-founded by UMass Lowell graduates Rajia Abdelaziz and Ray Hamilton, is now partnering with ADT, one of the most well-known national security companies, bringing together ADT’s mobile safety platform and invisaWear’s wearable safety devices. 
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  • UML supporters pose with Chancellor Jacquie Moloney.

    UMass Lowell Smashes Fundraising Campaign Goal

    UML reached its fundraising goal two years early in 2018 with the single largest gift it has ever received: $5 million donated by alumnus Brian Rist, president and founder of Florida-based Storm Smart Industries, who was already a scholarship contributor.
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  • Runner and UML alum Noelle Lambert mid-stride.

    Inspirational Athlete Lost a Leg, but Found a Purpose

    Alum Noelle Lambert was recently named one of the 10 L’Oreal Paris Women of Worth. L’Oreal donated $10,000 to the Born to Run Foundation. If Lambert wins an online voting program, her foundation will receive $25,000 more from L’Oreal.
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  • Two masked students sit on grass on North Campus at UMass Lowell.

    UMass Lowell Enjoying Extremely Low COVID Numbers

    While many other colleges and universities are struggling with clusters of COVID-19 outbreaks on and around their campuses, UMass Lowell has only had two positive tests since the beginning of the semester.
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  • A Portuguese-American family enjoys a day at the beach at a Lowell area lake in the early 1900s.

    Archive Chronicles Portuguese-American Experience

    A new initiative at UMass Lowell will be providing a window into the history and into the unique cultural traditions that Portuguese-Americans have brought to such communities as Lowell, Lawrence, Gloucester, and Hudson.
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  • UML Assoc. Prof. Joshua Dyck looks at a political map of the U.S.

    UMass Lowell a Training Ground for Political Scientists

    Polls written and conducted by UMass Lowell’s Center for Public Opinion this spring gauged the public’s views about COVID-19, the Democratic primary races in key states, and beliefs on a range of political and pop culture topics.
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  • Aerial view of East Campus with Donahue

    Researchers Working on At-home Coronavirus Test

    Gulden Camci-Unal, assistant professor of chemical engineering at UMass Lowell, along with biomedical engineering and biotechnology doctoral candidate Darlin Lantigua, are developing a rapid, at-home COVID-19 test.
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  • Silhouette of graduate in front of black and white stripes

    Once Homeless, a New College Graduate Looks to the Future

    PBS NewsHour Weekend's Zachary Green caught up with formerly homeless UMass Lowell graduate Jaime Waldron before her graduation, where she earned her degree in criminal justice.
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  • Katherine (left) and Elizabeth Conole are twin sisters who both work as nurses at Lowell General Hospital.

    Twin Sisters Tackle Coronavirus as Lowell General Nurses

    Twin sisters Elizabeth and Katherine Conole, who graduated from UMass Lowell’s Solomont School of Nursing, are taking care of COVID-19 patients at Lowell General Hospital.
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  • Gov. Charlie Baker speaks at the UMass Lowell Innovation Hub

    Baker Reflects On 'Enormous Tragedy' At Nursing Homes

    Gov. Charlie Backer joined Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito and UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney for an afternoon visit to UMass Lowell's Fabric Discovery Center, which has received funding through the state Manufacturing Emergency Response Team to conduct testing of locally produced personal protective equipment.
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  • Gov. Charlie Baker and State Sen. Karen Spilka listen to Alex Armento

    15 Companies Receive $9.5M in Grants to Produce PPE

    UMass Lowell’s Fabric Discovery Center received $130,781 to buy PPE performance testing equipment. The public university is planning to screen N95 respirators, gowns and face masks and work with manufacturers to fix products that don’t pass the tests.
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  • People wait in line outsite RMV

    Local Experts Break Down Necessity of Social Distancing

    Experts including UMass Lowell Clinical Assistant Prof. Jennifer Nicoloro, who directs the university’s undergraduate medical laboratory science program, speak about social distancing and its effectiveness.
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  • Craig Hanley of Lowell, a nurse at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, tries on one of the N95 alternative masks

    A Need Arises for Masks, and Local Makers Respond to Coronavirus Crisis

    Meredith Ritze, a registered nurse who works in the emergency department at Lowell General Hospital and soon-to-graduate nurse practitioner from UMass Lowell, is thankful for the community support her request has prompted.
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  •  A view of downtown Lowell on Tuesday, May 8 2018.

    UMass Lowell Commits to Spreading Green Initiatives

    This month the City of Lowell and the university announced the Green Community Partnership — an alliance committed to driving down the carbon footprint of the Mill City.
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  • Welcome desk at medical device incubator at UMass Lowell

    Startup Incubator Aims to Spur Life-saving Innovations

    The Center for Advancing Point of Care Technologies, or CAPCaT, a joint operation between UMass Lowell and UMass Medical, is seeking more entrepreneurs to develop new technologies and medical devices designed to help patients with these conditions manage their well-being.
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  • Black and white photo fromPICTURE-C of boxes on in foreground and meteor in background.

    Camera Built to Hunt Alien Worlds Aces First Flight

    UMass Lowell Research Scientist Christopher Mendillo recounted the successes and challenges of the Lowell Center for Space Science and Technology’s work on PICTURE-C – which will be used to image planets – at the American Astronomical Society’s recent meeting.
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  • Professor Iman Chahine at North-West University in South Africa

    For UML Prof, Math and Culture are Intertwined

    Research by Iman Chahine, associate professor of education, in South Africa through a Fulbright Scholar Award is featured.
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  • Chancellor Jacqueline Moloney and Art professor Marie Frank look at the relief sculptures in the large hall of Coburn Hall

    Coburn Hall Renovations, Hidden Mural Revealed

    Under layers and layers of beige paint, UMass Lowell’s Coburn Hall hid a colorful mural of 1930s Lowell for more than three decades.