Posts Tagged: University of Massachusetts Lowell

UNH Joins UMass Lowell Among New England Grantees in NSF Pathways Program

The University of New Hampshire is one of 14 higher education institutions throughout the U.S. that have been selected by the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter) to participate in the Pathways to Innovation, a program funded by the National Science Foundation and run by Epicenter. Epicenter is directed by Stanford University and VentureWell. The Pathways program is ...

Lowell Team Wants to Spin Peels, Algae into “Surfactants”

A team of students from the University of Massachusetts Lowell will receive up to $90,000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to develop nontoxic, biodegradable "surfactants" from fruit peels and algae and potentially bring the invention to market. Surfactants are cleaning agents used in soaps, inks and other products to help them apply more easily to surfaces. Many surfactants ar...

Comings and Goings: Departing UMass Prez to Teach at Lowell; Change at Dollars for Scholars; Noted Regionalists Get Key State Gov Posts

Jack Wilson said ... Departing University of Massachusetts President Jack Wilson told the Sun newspaper of Lowell, Mass., that he will join the faculty at the UMass Lowell campus when he steps down from the system presidency this summer. Wilson will become a tenured professor of emerging technologies in the College of Management. He was named system president in 2003.**** Running on Duncan ... ...