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Fungus spreads in America

Fungus spreads in America

(Photo Courtesy of Scientific American) “The structure of Candida Auris, a new fungal infection spreading across the United States.” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor A new fungal outbreak has hit the United States over this past year. Candida auris, a type of yeast, has been found across the country and globe, hospitalizing many of those who

Teaching career info session

(Photo courtesy of UML) “UMass Lowell offers a pathway for their students to become teachers.” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor On Tuesday, March 31, UMass Lowell’s School of Education hosted an event for aspiring history and English teachers at Coburn Hall. Pizza was served and knowledge was shared with students of all majors who wanted to

Winter weather in spring causes confusion and chaos within Massachusetts

(Photo Courtesy of The Atlantic) “Winter storm hits Boston, Massachusetts in 2023.” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor For many Massachusetts residents, spring is the natural progression from the harshness of the winter months, with strong snow and cold storms, to the easy breeze of the approaching warm weather. However, the warm temperatures and sunny skies as

Women make video games

(Photo courtesy of Yan Krukau from Pexels) “Women have always contributed to the development and creation and playing of video games.” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor UMass Lowell kicks off Women’s History Month this March by hosting a slew of informational and interactive on-campus events. On Thursday, March 16th, one of these events took place at

Fair Share Amendment could potentially benefit students across Massachusetts universities

(Photo Courtesy of Massachusetts Teachers Association) “A poster made promoting the “Fair Share Amendment” movement. The poster is urging voters to vote “Yes” on Question 1, which pertains to the Fair Share amendment.” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor A new amendment has been introduced to the government of Massachusetts, and it could potentially benefit college students

“Black Feminism and Haitian Fiction” with Régine Michelle Jean-Charles

(Photo courtesy of University of Virginia Press) “Dr. Régine Michelle Jean-Charles spoke as part of the FAHSS Dean’s Speaker Series.” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor Dr. Régine Michelle Jean-Charles visited the University of Massachusetts Lowell this past week, discussing her newly released book: “Looking for Other Worlds: Black Feminism and Haitian Fiction,” as well as the

Learning from Indigenous People

(Photo courtesy UMass Lowell) “Guest speaker Somnath Mukherji, an activist.” Steven O’Hara Connector Editor Rev. Dana McLean Greeley’s Speaker series continues, kicking off this 2023 semester with UMass Lowell’s first spring lecture focusing on colonial and structural violence against Indigenous people. On Thursday, February 16, Somnath Mukherji, an activist and community organizer, gave a presentation