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Adjunct professors struggle to have their voices heard

Adjunct professors struggle to have their voices heard

Tess George, secretary of Union of Adjunct Faculty, responding to police response against adjuncts on July 27. (Courtesy of Tess George/Facebook) Hannah Manning Connector Editor During Homecoming festivities on Saturday, Oct. 14, some of UMass Lowell’s adjunct faculty distributed informational flyers in front of the Tsongas Center, and the situation became tense quickly. While an

The race for diversity and acceptance on campus

Michaela Goss Connector Editor Both students and faculty said that UMass Lowell needs to take more steps to promote racial diversity and acceptance throughout the campus for both American-born and international students. The UMass Lowell community includes members from many diverse backgrounds, and some said this University has helped them feel accepted. Yet other students

Help adjunct faculty at UMass Lowell

Chris Romano Connector Staff I am writing to show support for UMass Lowell adjunct faculty in their campaign to receive the same benefits that the rest of the UMass schools provide to their adjunct faculty. At UMass Lowell, the adjunct professors teach a majority of the freshmen and sophomore classes and should have access to

Be ‘World Ready’ by studying language

Katrina Desrosiers Connector Editor In a diverse world, learning a language and gaining an understanding of a new culture is essential for obtaining a well-rounded education at UMass Lowell. The Department of World Languages and Cultures provides plenty of study abroad opportunities for students, and within the department a community of foreign language blossoms. Department

Chancellor’s Celebration of Music showcases campus talent

 UMass Lowell’s “Sounding Out!” showcased the talents of Music Department faculty, students, alumni and friends in performance at Durgin Concert Hall on Friday, Sept. 23. Performing selections of Chicago blues on harmonica was Prof. John Shirley, far right, backed by faculty members Ricky Berger on guitar, Charles Gabriel on bass and Andrew Fordyce on drums.

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