Here’s your chance to explore and support some of the innovative ideas and programs that are hatching on campus at UMass Lowell. These projects are ready to soar — all they need is a little help from believers like you.

DifferenceMaker
DifferenceMaker: Fresh Beets
 
DifferenceMaker: Fresh Beets
Goal: $2,000

Be the first to make a gift

Fresh Beets is a food truck and music venue based in Lowell that unites music, food, education, and revelry into one vehicle of change. Give Savanah ’13, ’14, your support to help her launch by May 2015.

 
String Project
String Project
 
String Project
Goal: $3,000

Raised: $705

How can you help teach 400 kids to play string instruments? Give the gift of sheet music. Your gift of $8, $17, or $35 can help the String Project build a sustainable music library for current and future students.


 
Cool Science
Cool Science
 
Cool Science
Goal: $3,500

Raised: $43

Climate change is happening–public awareness can help! Your $13 gift allows the Cool Science project team to feature a winning student’s artwork on climate change on the Lowell Regional Transit Authority buses.


 
Bring Diversity to Nursing
Bring Diversity to Nursing
 
Bring Diversity to Nursing
Goal: $2,100
Raised: $1,260

It does what it’s named to do: Bring Diversity to Nursing. With your support the School of Nursing can continue to educate culturally diverse healthcare professionals. Help them reach their goal of $2,100 to fund one freshman scholarship.


 
DifferenceMaker
DifferenceMaker: @That
 
DifferenceMaker: @That
Goal: $2,000
Raised: $1,230


Help a determined student leader get fellow students more involved on campus. With $2,000, Kevin Doherty ’14 will have the funding to create a prototype of his @That smartphone app and begin using it to promote student engagement.


 
Honors Program
Honors Program
 
Commonwealth Honors Program
Goal: $2,300

Raised: $225

Professor Jim Canning is doing what he can-ning to give UMass Lowell’s Honors students a well-rounded educational experience. Help him raise $2,300 to send 230 students to the theatre. Each gift of $10 provides one student this opportunity to enrich their education.


 
DifferenceMaker
DifferenceMaker: NONSPEC
 
DifferenceMaker: NONSPEC
Goal: $2,500
Raised: $2,590

This group of engineering students is designing, developing, and delivering low-cost durable prosthetics to developing nations. Your gift will help purchase the materials to produce prototypes and continue research and development of the prosthetic limbs.


 
Civil Engineering
Concrete Canoe
 
Concrete Canoe
Goal: $3,000

Raised: $2,146.01

Only skilled civil engineers can make concrete float. Last year the team placed sixth at Nationals – this year they have set their sights on first. The team has set a goal of $3,000, which will enable them to finance the research, development, and construction of this year's canoe. 

 
Civil Engineering
The Steel Hawk
 
The Steel Bridge
Goal: $2,000

Raised: $1,125

It’s not a bird. It’s not a plane. It’s the bridge of steel. The Steel Bridge Competition is an annual tradition for civil engineering students. By raising $2,000, the students can purchase the tools and equipment needed to build the “Steel Hawk”.

 

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