• A woman seated in a crowd raises her arms in celebration while people clap around her

    Zipper Buddy Sews Up DifferenceMaker Win

    Zipper Buddy, a clothing attachment that helps people with limited mobility to zipper their jacket, took the top prize at the Rist DifferenceMaker Institute’s Francis College of Engineering Prototyping competition at University Crossing.
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  • Manning School of Business honors students and faculty at an Honors College mixer

    Honors College Matches Students with Faculty Mentors

    With mixers that follow a speed-dating format, the Honors College is matching more honors students with faculty mentors for research opportunities and final honors theses and projects. The college offers $1,500 fellowships to support student researchers, who may also be paid through faculty grants.
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  • ETIC staff members Thomas Ferraguto, Jay Goodman and Patrick Casey outside the clean room

    Inside the Cleanest Room on Campus

    The Nanofabrication Laboratory clean room on North Campus, perhaps the safest place to be during the coronavirus pandemic, is one of 10 Core Research Facilities that have partially reopened to faculty, students and industry partners under careful safety protocols.
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  • "Pyramid Pack" team

    Students Design Backpacks of the Future

    A total of 30 undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral researchers from colleges across the campus competed during the first Future Pack Design Challenge, held at the new Fabric Discovery Center.
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  • Marjorie Yang talks to students and faculty at the Saab ETIC Perry Atrium

    Extended Family: UML Welcomes Textile Scion to Campus

    Marjorie Yang, chair of the $1 billion Hong Kong-based textile company Esquel Group, visited campus and talked to students about sustainability and social responsibility. Her father, Y.L. Yang, earned a master of science in textile chemistry from the Lowell Textile Institute in 1948.
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  • Zakim Bridge

    Researchers Seek to Extend Lifespan of New England’s Roads and Bridges

    The U.S. Department of Transportation recently awarded a five-year, $14 million grant to a partnership of faculty and student researchers from UMass Lowell and other universities in New England to create a regional Transportation Infrastructure Durability Center.
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  • Workers set up a lab at TURI's new location

    Plenty of Movers and Shakers over Winter Break

    The NERVE Center and Toxics Use Reduction Institute both moved to new homes over winter break, while Facilities Management steamed ahead on renovations at Perry and Pasteur halls and on the construction of University Suites Dining.
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  • E-Ink executives Lynne Garone and Simon Nip with UMass Lowell co-op students Robert Rosario and Daniel Magee

    E Ink Partners with UML on Workforce Training, Co-ops and Innovation

    E Ink is expanding its partnership with UMass Lowell beyond co-ops and internships, thanks to a $196,000 workforce training grant that the Division of Online and Continuing Education helped the high-tech company obtain from the state and the opening of more innovation labs on campus.
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