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When a total solar eclipse sweeps across U.S. skies on Monday, Aug. 21, UMass Lowell faculty and students will be stationed around the country, conducting research that will be used to better predict the weather and improve GPS, satellite and shortwave-radio communications.
Print, radio and TV journalists in need of experts will find engaging and authoritative sources in UMass Lowell’s world-class faculty, researchers and scholars.
More than 30 UMass Lowell students conducting research in fields including aerospace engineering, biomanufacturing, robotics and health care will introduce the public to the their work at the annual Co-op Scholar Showcase.
Americans are willing to sacrifice their support for basic Constitutional rights – including freedoms of speech, assembly and the press – when such beliefs are tested by people with opposing political views, according to a new national poll from the UMass Lowell Center for Public Opinion.
A national summit of community organizers, policymakers, researchers and others are gathering at UMass Lowell this week for the 2017 Southeast Asian American Studies conference. It is the first time the conference will be held on the East Coast.
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Andrew Harris is a national expert on the subjects of teen "sexting" behavior and sex-offender registry laws and policy.