There are many events happening on campus between now and the end of April! Whether they’re academic or social, you definitely have options to pick from!
Career Services drop-in hours
-3/30, 6-9pm in the Fox Hall Lobby
-3/31, 10am in the O’Leary 222 Foyer (right outside the room)
-3/31, 6pm, ICC lobby
-4/01, 10am-3pm, Southwick 240 (Career Services office)
Music on the Merrimack- 04/01 @ 730pm. Durgin Hall
As part of the Music on the Merrimack concert series, The Borromeo String Quartet. Master classes are held the same day in Durgin Hall from 1 to 2:45 p.m. Concerts and classes are free and open to the public.
Food Drive – 04/06
Last day to help. If you were hungry, wouldn’t you want to be fed? Please help by bringing non-perishable foods, including canned foods. The food will be dropped off at the House of Lazarus. Sponsored by the Spanish Club. Drop off locations are: South Campus Library, McGauvran Hall lobby or Coburn Hall Study Hall
Peace and Pizza – 04/06 @ 1230p. Durgin Hall
Peace and Conflict Studies Institute’s Annual “Day without Violence.” Come to learn about Peace Education. Come for Pizza! The event is free.
Lowell Film Festival Opening Soiree – 04/08 @ 530pm. Caffe Paradiso (downtown Lowell)
Third annual Lowell Film Festival April 8-10. Theme this year is films of the 1930s. Musicals, fun movies, serious flicks too. All events are free and everything will take place in downtown Lowell with the exception of the Saturday night film at UMass Lowell. Tonight: Opening night soiree with a 7 p.m. screening of “Jezebel,” starring Lowell’s own Bette Davis!
Talent Show – 04/21 @ 730pm. Durgin Hall
5th Annual Music Education Club Talent Show, a student-run production featuring UMass Lowell students of all majors while acting as a fundraiser for the Music Education program. Cash prizes are awarded to the top three acts! Music Majors get recital credit!
Take Back the Night March – 04/22 @ 6pm. Lowell City Hall
UMass Lowell, Middlesex Community College, Lowell Community Health Center, Rape Crisis Services of Greater Lowell and many other agencies for a night of empowerment. Speak out against sexual and domestic violence by showing your support for the march.
Annual Spring Fling – 04/23, 6pm- midnight. ICC Ballroom
Annual Spring Fling, sponsored by Engineering Student Council. All UMass Lowell students welcome! Italian Buffet dinner. DJ and dancing. (please bring your ID) Tickets are $15/one or $25/two and can be bought in the Dean of Engineering’s Office, Kitson 311 OR from any Engineering Student Council member.
Student Research Symposium, 04/27
The 13th Annual UMass Lowell Student Research Symposium. Activities highlighting outstanding student research include poster sessions, panel presentations, and interactive demonstrations.
Dancing with the UML Stars, 04/28 @ 7pm. Cumnock Hall
The 3rd annual Dancing with the UML Stars hosted by the Ballroom Dance Club features real, live faculty, staff, and students learning how to ballroom dance with members of the club! Students are free with an ID, but donations are welcome to support the Make a Wish Foundation. To learn more visit www.umlballroom.org.
Drake Concert – 04/29 @ 630pm (students); 7pm (public). Tsongas Center
Home Away From Home Tour Featuring Drake / K-OS / Francis and The Lights. Students $15 (Tsongas Center Box Office only) Limit 2 per UML ID. Public $25 at www.ticketmaster.com
Limit 8 per person. Fees apply. General admission.
Go to as many or few events as you want! Just know that when you say your “bored” or “I don’t have anything to do” go ahead and look at the calendar of events and there’s bound to be something that you want to do or are interested in! Have a great day and stay dry!