The 1,463 freshmen of the Class of 2015 listened as Chancellor Marty Meehan, Dean of Students Larry Siegel, Lowell Mayor James Milinazzo and Vernon Wall, director of educational programs and publications for the American College Personnel Association for College Student Educators International, provided words of welcome, encouragement and advice as they embark on the next chapter of their lives.
Ready to get hands-on in the danger zone -- from afar? That's precisely what an enterprising team of University of Massachusetts Lowell researchers are working to achieve with a little Redmond-supplied assistance.
The search for relics of the lives of Massachusetts’ original Irish immigrants has taken teams from UMass Lowell and Queens University-Belfast to the front lawn of St. Patrick’s Parish in Lowell.
For the first time in its history, the Tsongas Center was named in the top 20 in the world for venues with a capacity between 5,001 and 10,000 by Venues Today Magazine. The facility entered Venues Today's mid-year rankings at No. 20.
It wouldn't be summertime without family activities in Greater Lowell, and officials at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell apparently agree. The venue plans a free concert series for all ages on Thursday evenings, beginning June 30. The so-called "Backyard Music Series," will be held fro 6-8 p.m. on the back lawn of the center along the Merrimack River.