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Featured Events

  • APR
    25
    Book Launch Party for "Politics of Drug Violence" by Angelica Duran-Martinez
    5:00 PM

    Join us to celebrate a new book by Political Science Asst. Prof. Angelica Duran-Martinez, titled “The Politics of Drug Violence” (Oxford University Press, 2018). The book explores a crucial issue for many Latin American countries today: the relation between drug trafficking and violence, with a particular focus on Colombia and Mexico. The panel will feature a lively conversation with Kimberly Theidon, Professor of International Humanitarian Studies at Tufts University, and with Morgan Marietta, Associate Professor of Political Science at UML, addressing, besides the book’s arguments, the challenges of conducting research on dangerous topics.

  • APR
    26
    University Alumni Awards
    5:30 PM

    UMass Lowell will be rolling out the “blue” carpet to honor seven alumni who are stars in their professions, their communities and in service to our university. Among our many prominent alumni, a recipient from each school and college, as well as a recent graduate will be recognized. Please join us for this exciting reception, dinner and awards ceremony. Tickets: $75 per person; Table of eight: $500; Young alumni (graduates 2007-2017): $35 per person. A portion of your ticket fee is tax-deductible and will benefit student scholarships.

  • APR
    27
    6th Annual Cool Science Award Ceremony
    3:00 PM

    Cool Science is a free and public art competition held each fall for all K-12 students in Massachusetts. Cool Science is an award winning collaboration between the University of Massachusetts Lowell and the University of Massachusetts Boston.  In February 2015, Cool Science was honored by the White House as an exemplar for improving climate literacy in local communities.  Each year the best elementary, middle, and high school entries are selected for display on public buses throughout the Lowell Regional Transit Authority (LRTA) in the Spring. The honorees are also recognized at the Cool Science Award Ceremony and Reception.

  • APR
    29
    3rd District Congressional Debates
    12:00 PM

    UMass Lowell and the university’s Center for Public Opinion will host debates for Democratic primary candidates running in the Massachusetts 3rd Congressional District to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas. Two 90-minute debates will be held at noon and 2 p.m. in Durgin Hall, 35 Wilder St., on the university’s South Campus.

  • APR
    30
    "American Crusade: The Deep & Deeper History of our Present Ethical & Social Crisis" with James Carroll
    5:30 PM

    The Donahue Center for Business Ethics and Social Responsibility presents multi-awardwinning and New York Times best-selling author, James Carroll, who will be speaking on the topic of the “American Crusade: The Deep & Deeper History of Our Present Ethical & Social Crisis.”

  • MAY
    04
    i2i: Invitation to Innovation
    9:30 AM

    Invitation to Innovation, or i2i, is a daylong celebration of the spirit of innovation and achievement at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell. The event will showcase senior projects from UMass Lowell’s Francis College of Engineering, the Kennedy College of Sciences and the College of Health Sciences. It will highlight work at the intersection of creativity and industry, where students apply classroom and hands-on learning to develop products, prototypes and projects that address real-world challenges. Attendees can learn about cutting-edge student and faculty research and participate in interactive presentations. Student clubs and teams will be on hand to demonstrate robotics, 3D printers and more. The event is free and open to the public.

  • MAY
    18
    Dandeneau Hall Dedication Ceremony
    10:00 AM

    Please join Chancellor Moloney, Jim and Deb Dandeneau and their family to celebrate the renaming of Pasteur Hall in honor of James “Jim” Dandeneau ’80. Jim Dandeneau’s generosity to UMass Lowell spans decades — and has impacted everything from financial aid for students to state-of-the-art equipment in buildings and labs. Jim’s recent philanthropic gift will result in a new home for Department of Mechanical Engineering faculty, Department of Computer Science faculty and Robotics and Teaching Labs. RSVP online. For questions, email alumni_office@uml.edu.

  • MAY
    18
    Commencement Eve Celebration
    5:00 PM

    Commencement Eve is one of the most highly anticipated annual events at UMass Lowell. It is when the entire university community — students, faculty, staff, alumni, families and community members — comes together to celebrate the important achievements of the year. Honorary degree recipients, speakers, distinguished alumni and talented students are honored during this elegant event. Tickets are $125; $100 for young alumni (graduates of 2007-2017).

  • MAY
    19
    Commencement 2018
    9:00 AM

    Commencement 2018 will take place at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell on Saturday, May 19, and will be broken into two ceremonies. The morning ceremony, which begins at 9 a.m., will be for the Francis College of Engineering; the Kennedy College of Sciences; the Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences; and Intercampus Programs. The afternoon ceremony, which begins at 2:30 p.m., will be for: the Manning School of Business; the College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; and the College of Education. Both ceremonies run between two and three hours.

  • MAY
    19
    Commencement Brunch
    10:00 AM

    Join us for a celebratory brunch between UMass Lowell's morning and afternoon Commencement ceremonies. Full brunch menu is available for adults for $32 and children under 12 for $15.95, plus tax, gratuity and alcohol. Choose from five different seating times. Parking at the ICC is free and regular shuttles will be running between the brunch and Tsongas Center, where Commencement will be held.

  • JUN
    11
    Deshpande 7th Annual Symposium
    9:00 AM

    The Deshpande Symposium is a gathering of like-minded practitioners focused on accelerating innovation and entrepreneurship across the college and university environment. The Symposium provides a venue for attendees to learn from each others' experiences; to gain wider exposure for their ideas, successes and start-ups; and to collaborate on activities that increase innovation and entrepreneurship in their academic communities.

  • JUN
    12
    Deshpande 7th Annual Symposium
    9:00 AM

    The Deshpande Symposium is a gathering of like-minded practitioners focused on accelerating innovation and entrepreneurship across the college and university environment. The Symposium provides a venue for attendees to learn from each others' experiences; to gain wider exposure for their ideas, successes and start-ups; and to collaborate on activities that increase innovation and entrepreneurship in their academic communities.

  • JUN
    13
    Deshpande 7th Annual Symposium
    9:00 AM

    The Deshpande Symposium is a gathering of like-minded practitioners focused on accelerating innovation and entrepreneurship across the college and university environment. The Symposium provides a venue for attendees to learn from each others' experiences; to gain wider exposure for their ideas, successes and start-ups; and to collaborate on activities that increase innovation and entrepreneurship in their academic communities.

  • JUN
    14
    David Crosby at Lowell Summer Music Series
    7:30 PM

    Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, David Crosby, is heading out on tour and coming to the Lowell Summer Music Series at Boardinghouse Park, 40 French St., Lowell. Joining him will be five exceptionally talented musical friends, James Raymond on keys, Mai Agan on bass, Steve DiStanislao on drums, Jeff Pevar on guitar and Michelle Willis on keys and vocals. Special guest: Byrds co-founder Chris Hillman. Tickets $54 in advance; $60 day of show.

  • JUN
    15
    Rhiannon Giddens at Lowell Summer Music Series
    7:30 PM

    Singer-songwriter Rhiannon Giddens is the co-founder of the Grammy award-winning string band Carolina Chocolate Drops, in which she also plays banjo and fiddle. She's brining her talents to the Lowell Summer Music Series at Boardinghouse Park, 40 French St., Lowell. Tickets $44 in advance; $50 day of show.

  • JUN
    17
    Fitz & The Tantrums at Lowell Summer Music Series
    7:30 PM

    Fitz and The Tantrums' natural exuberance permeates their new self-titled album, which celebrates walking to the beat of your own drum. See lead singer, Michael Fitzpatrick, along with Noelle Scaggs (vocals/tambourine), James King (saxophone & keyboard), Jeremy Ruzumna (keyboards), John Wicks (drums) and Joseph Karnes (bass) at the Lowell Summer Music Series at Boardinghouse Park, 40 French St., Lowell. Tickets $41 in advance; $45 day of show.

  • JUN
    19
    Women's Leadership Conference
    8:00 AM

    Join us for an exciting gathering of women leaders to discuss the challenges and paths forward to empower women in today's workplace. Tracks for the 2018 conference include: Succeed in Business and Entrepreneurship; Cultivate Career Development Skills; Invest in Your Personal Capital; Lead, Empower, Inspire!

  • NOV
    02
    UMass Lowell Veterans Flag Ceremony
    9:00 AM

    Open to the public, the ceremony will feature the unfurling of an American flag measuring 36 feet by 20 feet and is also scheduled to include the presentation of the colors by UMass Lowell Air Force ROTC Detachment No. 345, along with speakers such as Chancellor Jacquie Moloney and a performance by the UMass Lowell Marching Band. More than 1,000 student-veterans are enrolled at UMass Lowell on campus and online.

  • APR
    06
    Graduate Open House
    10:00 AM

    Join us for UMass Lowell's Graduate Programs Open House. At the event, you'll have the opportunity to learn about graduate school at UMass Lowell, the application process, and have time to speak with faculty and various other campus resources. Check in begins at 9 a.m. The opening presentation begins promptly at 10 a.m. and the event will wrap up by 1 p.m.