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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

  • Mark Lalli

    Chemical Engineering

    In just three years, Commonwealth Scholar and UMass Lowell alumni, Mark Lalli graduated with a B.S. in chemical engineering. Because of his research opportunities at the university, he was able pursue a Ph.D.

  • Sean Patterson

    Sound Recording Technology

    For this sound recording technology grad, it’s all between the ears.

  • Denia Taylor

    Political Science

    Honors student Denia Taylor has overcome many challenges in order to pursue a degree in political science. She plans to take up a career that allows her to combine legal training and philosophy.

  • Kimberly Chao

    Manning School of Business, concentration in Accounting and Finance

    Kimberly Chao transferred to UMass Lowell where she was able to follow her two passions: business and health care

  • Peter Trearchis

    Chemical Engineering

    Peter enjoys solving complex problems in fluid mechanics and thermodynamics. He’s grateful for opportunities to conduct research.

  • Patrice Olivar

    Exercise Physiology & Psychology

    While double-majoring in psychology and exercise physiology, Patrice Faith Olivar has gained both research and practical experience. UMass Lowell has opened more doors than she thought possible.

  • Francisco Urena

    History and Legal Studies

    Francisco Urena balanced a full-time courseload with his job as Director of Veterans Affairs for the City of Lawrence. Now he works in Boston.

  • Sarah Herrick

    Criminal Justice, minor in Sociology

    Sarah Herrick’s studies and many internships prepared her for a job working with troubled teens.