The Center for Asian American Studies (CAAS) promotes research and education on Asian Americans, particularly Southeast Asian Americans in New England.

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UMass Lowell is an AANAPISI (Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution)

The U.S. Department of Education (DOE) has awarded nearly $1.5 million to UMass Lowell to support Asian American and Pacific Islander students, most of whom come from Southeast Asian refugee families that have settled in and around Lowell.

Read more about the federal grant to boost Asian American Students and UMass Lowell.