Author Archive

‘Oranges at Christmas’

This composition was first heard as a radio essay on the “Sunrise” program of WUML, 92.5 FM, at UMass Lowell. Executive producer Chris Dunlap assembled writers in the area for the daily essay feature, a  popular component of the morning public affairs show that was broadcast for a few years in the…

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Light Up Lowell’s Canals

One of my colleagues at UMass Lowell, Bryce Hoffman, the executive director of marketing, is still somewhat new to the city. With his fresh perspective, he suggests that we need to do more with our unique canal system, which is a big part of what makes Lowell a distinctive place.…

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UMass Lowell Author Event: Nelson Mandela’s Guard & Later Friend

The late Nelson Mandela with Christo Brand (web photo courtesy of UMass Lowell’s Office of the Provost cordially invites the community to a special event on Thursday, Dec. 4, at 4 p.m. in Moloney Hall at University Crossing featuring Christo Brand, author of “Mandela: My Prisoner, My Friend.” Brand was Nelson Mandela’s…

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