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Researchers Dig for Clues

UMass Lowell News - Thu, 09/08/2011 - 12:00
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Students Told to 'Get Engaged'

UMass Lowell News - Thu, 09/01/2011 - 12:00

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.

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Online Classes Gain Popularity<br>

UMass Lowell News - Wed, 08/31/2011 - 12:00
Fifteen years after UMass Lowell began offering online classes, students enrolled in a record-breaking 18,558 online courses in the 2010-11 academic year, the university reported last week.
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Students Vie for Prominence<br>

UMass Lowell News - Wed, 08/31/2011 - 12:00
4D Home is an "ultra-efficient house" to be showcased in Washington in October as part of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. Team Massachusetts, that designed the house, includes about a dozen University of Massachusetts Lowell students, mostly studying solar-energy engineering.
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Targets On Their Backs<br>

UMass Lowell News - Wed, 08/31/2011 - 12:00
One final tweak to its 2010 national championship season was necessary before the UMass Lowell field hockey team totally embraced its No. 1 national ranking heading into this season.
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UMass Lowell Starts Professional Master's Program

UMass Lowell News - Fri, 08/19/2011 - 12:00
This fall, UMass Lowell will begin offering a professional master’s degree in polymer science that will allow students to complete the advanced degree without writing a thesis.
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Microsoft Robots to Boldly Go Where Rescuers Have Gone Before

UMass Lowell News - Thu, 08/11/2011 - 12:00

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.

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Digging For Irish History In Lowell

UMass Lowell News - Mon, 08/08/2011 - 12:00

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.

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Game Design Engages Students

UMass Lowell News - Tue, 07/26/2011 - 12:00
Computer science teacher Michael Penta has trouble pulling his students away from their computers for an outdoor break during his weeklong game programming summer workshop at UMass Lowell Design Camp.
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They Know Which Way&nbsp;Wind Blows

UMass Lowell News - Mon, 07/25/2011 - 12:00
Littleton's Kristina Oakland, an incoming senior in UMass Lowell's Environmental Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, started her internship at NECN on June 1, the day deadly tornadoes struck western Massachusetts. Haverhill's Heather Jaffe, a 2011 graduate, has been interning since January. They work closely with NECN weather host Danielle Niles, herself a 2008 graduate of the UMass Lowell Meteorology program.
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Row Time

UMass Lowell News - Wed, 07/20/2011 - 12:00
UMass Lowell program puts middle schoolers on the river to learn the sport of crew.
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Tsongas Center in World's Top 20 Venues

UMass Lowell News - Mon, 07/18/2011 - 12:00

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.

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No Child's Play in This Sandbox

UMass Lowell News - Fri, 07/08/2011 - 12:00
Todd Fry, the executive director of the Merrimack Valley Sandbox, talks about the initiative's first few months have gone and to explain further what exactly an ideas sandbox is.
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Higher Ed Cheerleader

UMass Lowell News - Wed, 07/06/2011 - 12:00
Robert Caret, the new University of Massachusetts president, wants to increase investment in the state's university system -- both emotional and monetary -- of taxpayers, elected officials and alumni.
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Wanderings Offer New Path to Understanding 'Walden'

UMass Lowell News - Sun, 07/03/2011 - 12:00
To increase scholarly and popular understanding about Thoreau’s influence on history, the Thoreau Society has partnered with the Walden Woods project and the University of Massachusetts Lowell on a new online collaboration called “Mapping Thoreau Country.’’
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Lifeguards Save Boy in Quincy Pool<br>

UMass Lowell News - Sat, 07/02/2011 - 12:00
A Quincy boy who stopped breathing while at his swim class today was revived by lifeguards [including UMass Lowell junior Joseph Benoit] who pulled him from the water and performed CPR, city officials said.
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UMass Lowell to Help Sheriff's Office Assess Programs

UMass Lowell News - Fri, 07/01/2011 - 12:00
Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian is teaming up with UMass Lowell professor James Byrne to create a research partnership designed to provide Koutoujian information he can use to shape policy and decide where to allocate funding.
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UML Star Signs with the Mets<br>

UMass Lowell News - Fri, 07/01/2011 - 12:00
The New York Mets announced the signing of UMass Lowell junior Jack Leathersich (Beverly).
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Music in the Open Air

UMass Lowell News - Thu, 06/23/2011 - 12:00

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.

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Student Stands by Her Man

UMass Lowell News - Fri, 06/17/2011 - 12:00
Two years ago, Charlene Colameta was a typical student studying business at UMass Lowell. Little did she know that after an evening at a Lowell Spinners baseball game her life would take a series of twists and turns that she never could have predicted.
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