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404 Festival comes to UMass Lowell

Alecia Connolly and Conor Dawson The 404 Festival is an international exhibit celebrating a fusion of technology and art. The original festival was held 16 years ago in Argentina and was created by artist and musician Gina Valenti. This is the first  year the festival has come to the United States. The festival at UMass

Becoming a nomad in the digital age

It may be easier for college students to become digital nomads than they may think. (Courtesy of YouVisit) Dorian Taylor Connector Staff Many aspiring travelers become discouraged from traveling because they feel like they are too busy or do not have enough money. For aspiring travelers in a point in their lives where they are

Is technology changing the classroom?

Emmy Misail Connector Contributor Dr. Thomas Shea has been a biology professor at UMass Lowell for 24 years, and has watched classrooms transition from paper to PC with alarming speed. He has seen computers help his students reach amazing heights in the classroom, from conducting cutting-edge research to crafting good PowerPoint presentations. But that influx

O’Leary Library prepares for facelift with digital media major on track

Director of Libraries George Hart plans to upgrade O’Leary Library (George DeLuca/Connector) George DeLuca Connector Staff With director Mitch Shuldman and key associate John Callahan about to retire, students, faculty, and staff are wondering about the future of the Media Center at the O’Leary Library on south campus. The center’s future will be driven by

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