Lowell City of Learning Update

Last week I attended a presentation by UMass Lowell professor (retired) John Wooding in which he provided an update on his quest to make Lowell a UNESCO City of Learning. That designation is applied to cities around the world – there are 140 so far, but none in the U.S.…

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LHP Supports Downtown High School

  Media Release May 17, 2017 Lowell Heritage Partnership Supports Downtown High School Location The Board of Directors of the Lowell Heritage Partnership (LHP) voted unanimously (two abstentions) on March 23, 2017, to renew and keep Lowell High School downtown, citing it as “an opportunity to ensure that our heritage…

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Bob Forrant: Distinguished University Professor

Last September, UMass Lowell named historian Robert Forrant a Distinguished University Professor, the highest distinction bestowed upon a UMass Lowell faculty member. Forrant, a member of the Department of History, received this honor for his outstanding contributions to teaching, research, and service to UMass Lowell, including the development of public…

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