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Every diploma a triumph
When Edson Novinyo was growing up in Ghana, he wore sandals made out of recycled car tires, studied from the same books his father had used and developed an interest in aviation from watching birds fly.
Tue May 21, 2013
Sentinel & Enterprise
UMass student trustees: No more tuition hikes
University of Massachusetts student trustees are pushing for the Senate to join the House and Gov.
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Sinn Fi 1 2in Foyle MLA Maeve McLaughlin hosting a meeting with Senator Therese Murray, President of the Boston Senate, representatives from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Massachusetts Life Sciences Centre, University of Massachusetts Lowell and the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, and members of the local group ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
Commissioner: Still lessons to be discovered from marathon tragedy
Reviews of the city of Boston's response to the marathon bombings and a best-practice police study will begin soon, Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis said Saturday after giving the commencement address at UMass Lowell Saturday.
Sun May 19, 2013
The Miami Herald
Making mentally ill defendants ready for trial
The judge ascended the bench. He looked down at cafeteria-style tables marked "Prosecuting Attorney" and "Defense Attorney." To his left, two men sat in a box marked "Jury." The witness stand was marked "Witness." "Sustained," proclaimed the judge, who wore a striped polo shirt, a thick goatee and a shock of greasy hair.
University officials defend staff increases and in some cases dispute figures
Though employment and enrollment data about colleges and universities is submitted to the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics by the colleges themselves, representatives of several schools said the federal figures showing a disproportionate increase in their number of administrators conflicted with their own ... (more)
Sat May 18, 2013
Boston Police Dept
Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis Addresses UMass-Lowell's Class of 2013
Today, Saturday, May 18, 2013, Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis served as the commencement speaker at the undergraduate ceremony for UMass-Lowell's Class of 2013.
Lowell refugees share efforts to adapt, retain culture
While the city's immigrant and refugee dynamics are changing, community support and education remain the keys for welcoming new populations, said speakers at the Voices from Home panel Friday morning.
Thu May 16, 2013
City moves fireworks near LeLacheur Park
They expect the stadium could hold 6,000 people for the evening, which will feature live music and other activities before the fireworks.
Driving point home: Watch the road
Unlike Kathryn McGuire of Groton, the distracted driver featured in the "Just a Few Seconds" video shown to hundreds of Lowell High Students at the Lowell High assembly Tuesday received rubber bracelets bearing the Web address, endDD.org, and the End Distracted Driving symbol depicting a driver's two hands on the wheel, eyes straight ahead.
Tue May 14, 2013
UMass chiefs are far down salary list
Top administrators in the University of Massachusetts system were compensated less than the average public school president, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual survey of executive compensation at 214 public colleges.
Fri May 10, 2013
Study: UML is 10th among public schools in ROI
A UMass Lowell education provides the 10th-best return on investment among public universities in the U.S., according to the university, citing a report released by PayScale Inc.
Groton-Dunstable seniors lauded at scholarship awards
It was rainy Thursday night, but the winners of the 2013 Morgan-Babcock Trust scholarship awards were shining inside Town Hall at an event honoring them.
Wed May 08, 2013
Homeless camp demolition begins in Lowell
Three separate authorities began clearing homeless camps from the banks of the Merrimack River Wednesday, leaving at least some residents with nowhere to go.
Women Sell Themselves Short on Team Projects, University of Massachusetts Lowell Study
Staying up-to-date has never been simpler. Sign up for the free GenePool newsletter today! Working on a team is always a challenge, but a new study highlights a particular challenge to women: how much they credit themselves in a joint success.
Tue May 07, 2013
Lowell Council narrowly OKs Auditorium contract
A divided City Council gave Global Spectrum the go-ahead to take the reins of the historic Lowell Memorial Auditorium beginning July 1. It did so by voting, 5-4, Tuesday night to authorize City Manager Bernie Lynch to enter into a five-year contract with Global to manage the 3,000-seat facility on East Merrimack Street.
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
UMass Dartmouth appoints new provost
UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Divina Grossman today announced the appointment of Dr.
Sinn Fein Newsroom
E-Health Networking Event and launch of Northwest Health Innovation Initiative
Sinn FA©in MEP, Martina Anderson announcing the launch of a Northwest Health Initiative and E-health Networking event in Derry on Thursday 9th May said: "I am pleased to host this prestigious event which will bring together representatives of some of the most prominent Pharmaceutical manufacturers and US University R&D faculties to have ... (more)
Thu May 02, 2013
Sentinel & Enterprise
To win, Gomez must show he is viable
Gabriel Gomez's victory in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate has raised the hopes of party strategists about taking back a Senate seat if they play up Gomez's outsider appeal and paint him as the new face of the GOP.
Wed May 01, 2013
As a busy lady bustles in to check on that package she's been waiting for, she passes an old codger porch-sitting, marking time with the regular hurl of chaw into his spittoon.