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Toxics Use Reduction Institute at UMass Lowell is the global model for toxic use reduction

Toxics Use Reduction Institute at UMass Lowell is the global model for toxic use reduction

Alicia McCarthy (Right) works with students in the TURI lab, located in the Boott mills (Courtesy of TURI).  Brigid Archibald Connector Editor  Ryan Baldera, 32, of Lawrence, died after being exposed to the toxic fumes while working at the Buffalo Wild Wings in Burlington. According to a press release put out by the Burlington Fire

UMass Lowell’s task force on sexual harassment hosts forum for students to share their experiences

(Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Aaron Robinson  Ashley Rose Rivera Connector Editors UMass Lowell’s task force on sexual harassment hosted a listening session in order for students to voice their concerns with either experiences they had with sexual harassment/assault or policies and procedures for reporting incidents on campus. The listening session, which was hosted Wednesday evening

North Parking Garage to reopen after car fire

According to the Lowell Sun, the truck that started the fire was a student’s 2001 Ram 1500. No other cars were on fire. (Courtesy of the Lowell Sun) Brigid Archibald News Editor  A student’s truck caught fire on the second floor of the North Parking Garage, located behind Costello Athletic Center and next to the

City’s concerns over traffic, pedestrian plan slows progress on overlook park

Brigid Archibald Connector Editor  Pedestrians and drivers should plan ahead for delays in their commute or to change their commute in the coming weeks as construction begins on a new Northern Canal Overlook on the corner of Pawtucket Street and University Avenue. Construction of the park had been slated to begin the week of Nov.

Evangelical Christians visit South Campus to spread their message about sin

(Brigid Archibald/ UMass Lowell Connector) The group came to campus on Tuesday, October 29 to spread their message about sin. Brigid Archibald Conor Dawson Connector Editors A group of Evangelical Christians came to South Campus for an annual event they call Sin Awareness Day. The group, who arrived on Tuesday, brought with them signs that read

UMass Lowell remains on guard with Guardian app

(Courtesy of Rave Mobile Safety) The app is listed in app stores as Rave Guardian and can be downloaded on both Apple and Android devices  Ashley Rose Rivera  Connector Editor  With safety on campus a prevalent topic on student’s minds, the office of Life Safety and Emergency Preparedness is working diligently to make sure students

Donation from alumni enables university to unite sustainability programs under one umbrella organization

Joanne Yestramski, left, Brian Rist, John Lebeaux and Ruairi O’Mahony at the unveiling of the Rist Urban Agriculture Farm (Jon Winkler / Lowell Sun) Brigid Archibald Connector Editor The Office of Sustainability, the Climate Change Initiative and research on clean energy and sustainability will soon come together under a new umbrella institution at UMass Lowell,

Students create petition asking Chancellor Moloney for help to stop rising tuition rates.

Brigid Archibald Connector Editor A group of three students plan to present the Chancellor or her office with a petition with 101 student signatures, asking for her to be an ally in their fight to stop the increasing cost of tuition on campus. “We, the students of UMass Lowell, strongly believe that the repeated increase

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