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Julie Chen Has Been Named Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Lowell

Julie Chen Has Been Named Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Lowell

Dr. Chen has been serving as vice chancellor for research and innovation and has been a member of the faculty since 1997, after spending six years as an assistant professor at Boston University. She was appointed vice provost for research in 2009 and was promoted to vice chancellor in 2016.

Notable Honors or Awards for Three Women Scholars

Notable Honors or Awards for Three Women Scholars

The women being honored are Paula A. Johnson, president of Wellesley College in Massachusetts, Phoebe A. Haddon, chancellor of Rutgers University-Camden, and Jill Portnoy, an assistant professor in the School of Criminology and Justice Studies at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.

Five Women Scholars to Be Honored With Major Awards

Five Women Scholars to Be Honored With Major Awards

The honorees are Jean Folkerts, a dean emerita at the University of North Carolina, Joanne Yestramski of the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, Rashida Khakoo of West Virginia University, Roshni Kulkarni of Michigan State University, and novelist Angela Flournoy, who has taught at several universities.

In Memoriam: Jane Farver, 1947-2015

In Memoriam: Jane Farver, 1947-2015

From 1999 to 2011, Jane Farver was the director of the List Visual Arts Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Since 2013, she had been teaching at Cornell University’s College of Architecture, Art, and Planning.

University of Massachusetts Scholar Wins Poetry Award

University of Massachusetts Scholar Wins Poetry Award

Sandra Lim, an assistant professor of English at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, has been selected as the winner of the 2013 Barnard Women Poets Prize.