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UMass Lowell World in Your Hands Videos

Capturing the Student Experience at UMass Lowell

  • 2019 graduate James Joutras is ready to follow his dream of living and working in Japan.
  • During her visit to campus in November 2018, Oprah brought in more than $3 million for student scholarships through "A Conversation with Oprah Winfrey" with Chancellor Jacquie Moloney and held a master class for students.
  • Computer science major Karamel Quitayen sharpened her technical and professional skills during her six-month software developer co-op at Kronos Incorporated.
  • Public Health students use capstone project to think globally, but act locally by finding safe solutions to clean reusable bags.
  • Political Science major Julie Lawton interned at the Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus over the summer.
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    New engineering students got to jump-start their experience on campus with a six-week summer course called RAMP to Success. RAMP stands for Research, Academics and Mentoring Pathways.
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    Civil engineering student Rachel Miller '18 loves construction but also loves to wear high heels. As a contestant in the 2018 Miss Massachusetts USA pageant, she's promoting the importance of exposing girls to math, science and engineering at a young age.
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    Devon White talks about her decision to go to Kuwait to help run the first affordable, comprehensive autism treatment center.
  • UMass Lowell students from different majors join forces to design, build & donate prosthetic devices for children.
  • Business senior Joseph Hyatt hopes to open his own artisanal brewery. He gained entrepreneurial knowledge after working a six month co-op at a start up brewery. Joseph credits UMass Lowell for making his dream a reality.
  • Qiana Curcuru, Mechanical Engineering major, credits her co-op adviser for giving her the confidence to land a job at iRobot.
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    Mechanical Engineering major Matt Macioci explains his life changing experience working as a co-op at New Balance. By joining the UMass Lowell Professional Co-ops program, Matt got exactly what he was looking for -- a leg up on his peers and real work experience.
  • Many UMass Lowell students are entrepreneurs. Felipe Nascimento and Upkar Singh explain how rewarding it is to run their own startup company.
  • The opioid epidemic is all over the news with people dying daily of heroin overdoses. Daniel Howell’s internship with the Lowell Health Department gave him the opportunity to educate the public about opioid prevention and treatment. He learned he’s well-prepared for his career.
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    During the N.H. presidential primary season, Asst. Prof. Morgan Marietta's Electoral Politics class applies theory to practice when they attend and analyze Sen. Marco Rubio's town hall meeting in Salem, N.H.
  • Assoc. Prof. Bridget Marshall's Disabilities in Literature class focuses on learning outside the classroom during their service learning trip to the Lowell Association for the Blind.
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    Students in the meteorology program get experience predicting weather patterns and creating forecasts in the UMass Lowell Weather Center.
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    UMass Lowell students gain the skills they need and the experience employers desire. They leave the university ready to take on the world!
  • Boston Marathon Monday is always a big deal in Massachusetts. Meteorology students have been fortunate over the years to be part of the Boston Athletic Association's event by forecasting the weather.
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    Jamie Gillis ’10 and women's soccer team captain Margaret McSpiritt worked with Soccer Without Borders to share their experiences with young people in Nicaragua in 2014.