Oluwatoni Onikeku (Photo from UMass Lowell)

UMass Student Drowns In Deerfield River

Crews have recovered the body of a Nigerian student who police say drowned in a Massachusetts river.


UMass Amherst campus. (Photo courtesy: UMass Amherst-Facebook)

UMass Votes To Hike Undergraduate Costs By Up To 5 Percent

It’s the first increase for undergraduates in three years.


Playground with rubber mulch (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Playground Surfaces May Put Kids At Risk

Material designed to make playgrounds and turf fields safer for children, may actually be putting them at risk.


UMass Lowell (WBZ-TV)

Eye On Education: High School Students Learn Science, Business At UMass Lowell

An impressive class for honors students at Lowell High School combines science and business and they’re taking advantage of a resource right in their own neighborhood.


Navy member Chris Nall surprises his sister at her graduation. (Photo credit UMass Lowell)

Navy Serviceman Surprises Sister On Her Graduation Day

It was a graduation day that one UMass Lowell student will never forget.



UMass Lowell Building Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat

A University of Massachusetts-Lowell academic building was evacuated Monday afternoon after a reported bomb threat, the college said.


UMass-Lowell guard Akeem Williams. (Photo courtesy UMass-Lowell)

Celtics Workout ‘A Dream Come True’ For UMass-Lowell’s Akeem Williams

Akeem Williams had a tremendous career at UMass-Lowell, but wasn’t sure if he’d get a chance in the NBA. So it was a dream come true for the Brockton native when the Celtics called him for a pre-draft workout.


Bill Nye "The Science Guy" addresses UMass Lowell graduates. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell/Tory Germann)

Bill Nye ‘The Science Guy’ Challenges UMass Lowell Grads To Change The World

TV “Science Guy” Bill Nye challenged UMass Lowell graduates at their commencement Saturday to use their talents to “change the world.”


Airplane cabin. (WBZ-TV)

Increase In Severe Air Turbulence Could Lead To Pricier Flights

Some scientists believe air turbulence is only going to get worse in the coming years.


Boston College's Johnny Gaudreau (Photo by  J. Meric/Getty Images)

BC Beats UMass-Lowell, 4-3, For Spot In NCAA Hockey Frozen Four

Top scorer Johnny Gaudreau and the top-seeded Eagles are headed to the Frozen Four in Philadelphia.