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UMass Lowell Business Students Tap Into App Development

Filed in Featured, General, Student Success by on March 9, 2017
UMass Lowell Business Students Tap Into App Development

Business and Computer Science professors collaborate to bring finance apps to life Anyone can dream up a good idea for a mobile application. But not everyone has the technical skills required to turn their idea into a real-life app that people can tap and swipe on their phones. Thanks to a collaboration with Prof. Fred […]

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New App Lets Students Create Class Schedules on the Fly

Filed in Featured, General, Student Success by on November 8, 2016
New App Lets Students Create Class Schedules on the Fly

UMASS LOWELL’S WEB SERVICES’ SCHEDULE BUILDER HELPS MAKE REGISTRATION FASTER, EASIER UMass Lowell Nursing major Erin Kilban used to rely on old-fashioned pen and paper when it came time to figure out her class schedule. Like most students, Kilban would log into the Student Information System, browse her course options and start mapping out a […]

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Entrepreneurship and Innovation Are Alive and Well at Umass Dartmouth

Filed in Featured, General, Innovation, Student Success by on June 1, 2016
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Are Alive and Well at Umass Dartmouth

This spring, Umass Dartmouth held its 3rd Startup Weekend event. With almost 70 participants from across campus, it was by far the most competitive Startup Weekend yet. Undergraduate and graduate students, including a couple of PhD candidates, participated to either work on their own ideas or to help others with their proposals. The weekend started on […]

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UMass Boston’s CyberWarriors Win Qualifying Round Of Cyber Defense Competition

Filed in Featured, General, Student Success by on March 4, 2016
UMass Boston’s CyberWarriors Win Qualifying Round Of Cyber Defense Competition

UMass Boston to Compete in Northeast Regional Round March 11-13 in Maine For the first time, computer science students from UMass Boston have placed first in the qualifying round of the Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, besting 14 other teams, including teams from cybersecurity powerhouses like Northeastern University and Rochester Institute of Technology. UMass Boston […]

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Student Startup Brings Phone Charging Kiosk to UMass Lowell Campus

Filed in Featured, Innovation, Student Success by on February 11, 2016
Student Startup Brings Phone Charging Kiosk to UMass Lowell Campus

When UMass Lowell looked to install a cell phone charging station in the lobby of University Crossing, it turned to a local startup company co-founded by two of its students: seniors Felipe Nascimento and Upkar Singh. Nascimento, a business administration major in the Manning School of Business, and Singh, a mechanical engineering major in the Francis College […]

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