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A Message from the Chief of Police

  January 21, 2014 TO: All Students FROM: Randy Brashears, Chief of University Police RE: Welcome Back and Campus Safety At the beginning of each semester, colleges and universities across the country reach out to their students to remind them of important steps they can take to contribute to the safety and security of their community and themselves.

UMass Lowell Undertaking Variety of New Campus Safety Initiatives

Through UMass Lowell today, the University has announced several large initiatives designed to improve campus safety, largely in response to student concerns last semester. The following efforts have been introduced since the beginning of the year: A Campus Safety Task Force was established, bringing together representatives from the UMass LowellPolice Department (UMLPD), Student Affairs, the student body

North Starbucks Opening Monday 1/27

UMass Lowell Dining has confirmed that the North Campus Starbucks, located under Lydon Library on the ETIC side, will open this coming Monday, January 27. The new Starbucks will be the newest in a series of new dining locations added by the University. It will include full Starbucks branding and store design, in addition to

CRC Launches Biggest Loser Program

From the Campus Recreation Center Program Overview The goal of our Biggest Loser Program is not just to help people lose weight, but to encourage participants to start to develop lifelong habits that will lead to healthier and happier lives. We will educate each individual on the importance of good exercise, nutrition and leading a

UMass student trustees urge second year of 50-50 funding

Statement of University of Massachusetts Student Trustees: On behalf of the 72,000 students of the University of Massachusetts system, we respectfully urge Governor Patrick and the House and Senate to reaffirm their investment in the students of UMass as they craft a new state budget. By providing a second year of 50-50 funding, Governor Patrick

Honors Ambassadors Welcome New Members

Article submitted by the Honors Ambassador Program As 2013 comes to a close, we would like to take a moment to reflect on our first year and welcome our new members. 2013 was a year of firsts for the Honors Ambassador Program and we’ve written about them here. We would like to congratulate and welcome our

Student Government Association lays groundwork for tobacco-free campus

Marlon Pitter Connector Staff The Student Government Association (SGA) presented their first step towards creating a tobacco-free campus at UMass Lowell with an event called the “Great American Smokeout,” featuring Tami Gouveia, the executive director of Tobacco Free Mass. “The Great American Smokeout” featured key members of the SGA including Chair of Campus Life and Environment