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Manning School of Business GE2 program wins national award

Jessica Kergo Connector Staff The Manning School of Business was recently chosen to receive the 2018 Andrew Heiskell award for Innovation in International Education for its Global Entrepreneurship Exchange (GE2) program. The Institute of International Education has selected the faculty-led, exchange program for the award’s Study Abroad category. In 2014, senior lecturer Professor Ashwin Mehta

River Hawks’ softball looking to build upon last year’s success entering spring season

UMass Lowell’s softball team held a 21-19 record last season. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics) Kathryn Leeber Connector Editor Following a “historic” 2017 season, the UMass Lowell softball team is gearing up for their strongest season yet. With seven new freshmen set to take the field, the team has found their chemistry and is prepared

‘Slow process’ gears to rev up for 2018 men’s lacrosse season

Second-year captain Will Puduski says that he looks forward to the 2018 season. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell) Hannah Manning Connector Editor If all goes according to plan, the 2018 season will be a seminal one for the UMass Lowell men’s lacrosse team. While the team’s transition to Division I play has been rocky, with them

A sisterhood that fights the stigma

The members of Kappa Delta Phi N.A.S. are focused on eliminating the current stigma of sororities. (Courtesy of Ann Kurian) Ann Kurian Connector Contributor With chapters spanning across the east coast, the members of Kappa Delta Phi National Affiliated Sorority (N.A.S.) breaks down the stigma surrounding Greek Life and brings a new perspective on what

Crepes and the City welcomes all

Crepes and the City is a new restaurant that opened in Downtown Lowell. (Courtesy of Crepes and The City Facebook) Kelly Skelton Connector Editor A new restaurant has arrived in Downtown Lowell with a unique concept and healthy options. Crepes and the City, opened in November, offers a diverse menu of crepes and breakfast oriented

New Residence Life policy evokes mixed feelings about the RA/Resident relationship

Jess Kergo Connector Staff Resident advisors (RAs) play a key role in campus life at UMass Lowell. With anything from locking oneself out of their room to difficulties adjusting to campus life, residents are taught from the first day of orientation that their RAs serve as a mentor and go-to in any given situation. A

Second half struggle drops River Hawks against Hartford, 77-70

Sophomore guard Rinardo Perry drives to the basket. (Courtesy of UMass Lowell Athletics). Kelly Skelton Connector Editor The UMass Lowell men’s basketball team fell to the Hartford Hawks 77-70 Saturday night, despite the River Hawks lead at halftime. A mixture of offensive woes and foul trouble plagued the visiting Hawks early as UMass Lowell looked

Men’s hockey earns a 3-2 victory over Boston College

UMass Lowell forward Charlie Levesque battles for the puck. (Matt Dwyer/Connector). Daniel McDermott Connector Contributor  In front of a nearly sold out Tsongas Center, UMass Lowell’s men’s ice hockey team beat the Boston College Eagles 3-2 in a rematch of the 2017 Hockey East championship final. “It was a game of momentum changes and fortunately

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