Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)

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Leitch Hall is in the heart of East Campus, UMass Lowell's residential campus; the Campus Recreation Center is just across the street.

This Living-Learning community is focused on the development of women in the science, math and engineering majors. Academic programming focusing on career development as well as social outings to learn more about the local landmarks in the greater Lowell community are just some of the highlights of this experience! Residents of this community are supported by faculty advisers withing the Departments of Science and Engineering for academic support.

Benefits of the community include:

  • Great programs, speakers and tutoring opportunities.
  • Build lasting relationships with your cohort.
  • Increased access to faculty and staff.


Fall 2015: Leitch Hall
Maximum Participants: 30 Students

Faculty Advisor

Professor Lori Weeden and Linda Barrington

How to Sign Up

Freshman Living-Learning Community sign up is a part of the Freshman Housing Contract.