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UMass Lowell

The University of Massachusetts Lowell (also known as UMass Lowell or UML) is an urban public research university in Lowell, Massachusetts, United States, and part of the University of Massachusetts system.

With more than 1,100 faculty members and nearly 17,000 students, it is the largest university in the Merrimack Valley and the second-largest public institution in the state behind UMass Amherst.

The university offers 120 bachelor’s, 39 master’s and 33 doctoral degree programs, including nationally recognised programs in science, engineering and technology. Academically, UMass Lowell is organised into six schools and colleges: College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; College of Health Sciences; College of Sciences; the Francis College of Engineering; the Graduate School of Education; and the Manning School of Business.


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Agentes do Serviço Secreto dos EUA ajudam o ex-presidente Donald Trump a sair do palco durante um comício em 13 de julho de 2024, em Butler, Pensilvânia. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images

‘A um centímetro de uma possível guerra civil’

Um estudioso de assassinatos políticos afirma que os EUA evitaram por pouco mergulhar na violência generalizada e em uma possível guerra civil quando Donald Trump sobreviveu a uma tentativa de assassinato.
Visitors walk past a sign reading ‘Stop: Extreme Heat Danger’ in Death Valley National Park during a heat wave on July 7, 2024. Etienne Laurent/AFP via Getty Images

Extreme heat waves broiling the US in 2024 aren’t normal: How climate change is heating up weather around the world

Global temperatures have averaged at least 1.5 degrees Celsius warmer than preindustrial times for over a year. Two scientists explain what that means and what humanity can do.
What independents see in their communities informs their political views. AJ_Watt/E+ via Getty Images

Politics is still both local and personal – but only for independents, not for Democrats or Republicans

Independents’ political views and policy preferences reflect the economic and social conditions they see and experience every day. Democrats and Republicans have different sources for their views.
Protesters wave Israeli flags and protest Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on May 20, 2024. Matan Golan/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

Most Israelis dislike Netanyahu, but support the war in Gaza – an Israeli scholar explains what’s driving public opinion

Israelis’ and Jewish people’s long-held feeling of persecution, dating back to biblical times, contributes to most Israelis’ desire to continue the war in Gaza.
Martin Howard, left, and Stephen Hopkins came to opposing conclusions about their colonial British identities. Howard: John Singleton Copley via Wikimedia Commons; Hopkins: New York Public Library

2 colonists had similar identities – but one felt compelled to remain loyal, the other to rebel

What might appear to be common values about shared political and cultural identities can at times serve not as a bridge joining people together but a wedge driving them apart.
Henry Kissinger a été conseiller à la sécurité nationale des États-Unis (1969-1975) et secrétaire d’État (1973-1977). Gerald R. Ford White House Photographs

Henry Kissinger, promoteur d’une « realpolitik » aux résultats largement controversés

Henry Kissinger a profondément influencé la politique étrangère des États-Unis. Il a notamment soutenu sans états d’âme des dictateurs étrangers, y compris des auteurs de crimes de masse.
An Oct. 19, 2023, rally in New York City’s Times Square demanding the freeing of hostages taken in the Oct. 7 attack by Hamas. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images

Antisemitism has moved from the right to the left in the US − and falls back on long-standing stereotypes

Antisemitism in the US is growing – and that growth appears to be related to the escalation of the conflict between Israel and Hamas. It also reflects a different political ideology than in the past.


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