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  • Two women talk in front of a window in an office building.

    Mentorship Program Inspires Women to Pursue Investment Management

    The Undergraduate Women’s Investment Network, a mentorship and internship program run by the Boston-based investment management firm Loomis, Sayles & Co., helps female UMass Lowell students interested in business, finance, accounting, mathematics or economics explore career paths and build connections. 
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  • Emily Adey on show 2

    From UMass Lowell to Netflix

    Mathematics alum Emily Adey ’15, ’18 competed in Netflix’s inaugural season of “The Big Nailed It Baking Challenge.”
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  • James Heiss

    Students, Faculty ‘Spring into Science’

    The Kennedy College of Sciences hosted its fourth annual “Spring into Science” showcase, featuring educational and social events to highlight the importance of the field.
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  • UML Sciences Dean Noureddine Melikechi

    ‘River Hawk Review’ Classes Give Students a Second Chance

    “River Hawk Review” classes offer students a second chance to earn a passing grade in some required classes so that they don’t fall behind on their degree pathways. The summer and winter classes in chemistry, business math, computer science and college writing offer lots of individual support.
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  • Assoc. Clinical Prof. of Education Sumudu Lewis directs the UTeach program at UMass Lowell

    UTeach Turns STEM Majors into Sought-After Teachers

    The UTeach program, which turns science, math and engineering majors into classroom teachers, is now in its 10th year at UMass Lowell. Graduates are in great demand at local high schools, and one was named a finalist for Massachusetts STEM Teacher of the Year.
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    Math Professors Conduct Research on Interaction Models and Change Points

    Two faculty members from the Department of Mathematical Sciences, Asst. Profs. Min Hyung Cho and Nilabja Guha, have won grants totaling nearly $340,000 from the National Science Foundation for research that could advance a range of other disciplines, from high-resolution imaging to economics and finance.
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  • Physics majors Michele Woodland, left, and Shanice Kelly work at the new Schueller Astronomical Observatory.

    Honors Students Set Sights on the Stars

    Michele Woodland and Shanice Kelly do almost everything together: They’re both in the Honors College and they both do renewable energy research with Physics Prof. Robert Giles. They both work at the new telescope on South Campus – and they’re president and vice president of the UML Astronomy Club.
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  • Nursing students Kelly Tanner, Sharon Nabulime and Mamawa Sannoh at the Student Research & Community Engagement Symposium

    Symposium Showcases Student Research and Community Projects

    More than 280 students finished the academic year by presenting their work at the annual Student Research & Community Engagement Symposium. Many of the students’ research projects aimed to solve or engage real-world problems, from public health to violent crime.
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  • Nick and Elizabeth Raymond are siblings and opposites, but both attend UMass Lowell

    Nick and Elizabeth Raymond are Siblings – and Opposites

    Students Nick and Elizabeth Raymond are siblings with completely different interests and personalities. In fact, the main thing they share is a genetic condition. They’re living proof that a disability doesn’t define you.
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  • Biomedical engineering major Madison Merrill learns cell-culture techniques in her summer co-op with chemical engineering research scientist Prokash Paul

    Co-op Scholars Explore Infinity – and Beyond

    Every year, more than 200 first-year students receive merit-based, $4,000 Co-op Scholarships in their acceptance packages. The scholarships pay them to do research with a faculty member, intern at a community agency or study abroad.
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  • Math Prof. James Propp in his office

    All Kidding Aside, Math Prof. Wins Silly Science Contest at MIT

    Math Prof. James Propp won BAHFest, a silly, pseudoscience contest at MIT, for his argument that the mass extinction of dinosaurs was caused by a sudden reversal of Earth’s gravitational field. All creatures fell up, then came crashing back down again when gravity returned to normal – and big animals died in a big way, he argued.
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  • The members of Asperger's Are Us, in costume

    Student Performs in Comedy Troupe with Asperger’s

    Chemical engineering major New Michael Ingemi is a writer, performer and co-founder of Asperger’s Are Us, a comedy troupe that’s the subject of a new documentary by the same name.
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  • Math majors Matthew D'Angelo and Kenneth Allen talk about how to solve a problem.

    Math Gaining Popularity as a Major

    More students than ever are majoring in mathematics, which opens the door to careers in data analytics, statistics, computer science and teaching.
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  • A student in an inflatable bumper ball

    New Sciences Dean Gets Warm Welcome at Block Party

    The second annual Kennedy College of Sciences Block Party at Cumnock Hall gave the school’s new dean, Noureddine Melikechi, a fun and informal way to introduce himself to students, faculty and staff.
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  • Middle-school girl makes a light-up LED bracelet at Lowell National Historical Park

    Textiles Help Teach STEM Concepts

    A group of psychology, math, engineering and education professors and students, working with fiber artists, are using textiles to teach STEM concepts with the hope of reducing math anxiety in girls and young women and improving learning for all.
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  • Prof. Stephen Pennell with a student in the lab

    Prof. Stephen Pennell Awarded Manning Prize

    Math Prof. Stephen Pennell has been recognized for his outstanding teaching and exemplary dedication to students and the campus community.
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  • Prof. James Propp

    Propp Elected Fellow of the American Mathematical Society

    Prof. James Propp of the Department of Mathematical Sciences was recently elected fellow of the American Mathematical Society for his “distinguished contributions to mathematics.”