From the UMass Lowell Public Affairs Office:
UMass Lowell strengthened its reputation as a hot-spot for creative economy research in the state when all of its proposals seeking funding from the UMass President’s Creative Economy Initiative were approved this spring.
Faculty from UMass Lowell scored big in the 2011 round of Creative Economy Initiative grants from the UMass President’s Office, collecting seven of the 10 grants awarded systemwide for a total of $182,900 in project support.
English Dept. Associate Prof. Diana Archibald’s 2012 Charles Dickens exhibition and events will be partially funded through the UMass President’s Office’s Creative Economy Initiative.
College of Management Asst. Prof. Yi Yang’s project will help entrepreneurs use online resources in their business plans.