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UMass Lowell Profiles

Get to know some of the students who make up UMass Lowell’s diverse and hardworking community.

Featured Profiles

  • Lisa Dana

    Education

    Superintendent Lisa Dana's length of service in the Danver's public school system is among the longest in the state.

  • Kelly Skelton

    Marketing & Management

    Business student Kelly Skelton plans to earn his undergraduate and MBA degrees in just four years – and with zero debt – while juggling multiple jobs and extracurricular activities.

  • Hannah Daly

    Political Science

    Hannah Daly researched the opioid crisis with one professor and the alt-right with another. She’s already published the results of a public opinion survey she helped design, and now she wants to use her research skills to influence public policy on behalf of women.

  • David Entwistle

    Physics and UTeach

    David Entwistle strives to make student experiences at UMass Lowell as successful as his and hopes he leaves a lasting legacy.

  • Alexander Rick

    Plastics Engineering

    For plastics engineering major Alexander Rick, a co-op position at Burton Snowboards was a dream job, a perfect alignment of his personal passion and professional goals.

  • Marina Novaes

    Public Health

    Marina Novaes was inspired to pursue a career in health after a mission trip to El Salvador. Marina's experiences through her sorority, Alpha Sigma Tau, and the peer-education group Campus Advocates for Prevention Education, motivated her to apply (and be accepted into) UML’s Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s Public Health program.

  • Brittany Forslind

    Biology/Ecology

    After spending her freshman year at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Forslind transferred to UMass Lowell, where the biology program was a better fit for her.

  • Sam Aikins

    Political Science, Honors College

    Sam Aikins transferred to UMass Lowell because he wanted a greater challenge – and a place he could make his mark.