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Distinguished Service Awards, introduced at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. dinner, go to students, college and workers devoted to social change, service and community engagement. Art college students created a mural commissioned by the proprietor of Drum Hill Ford in Lowell, who was so impressed with the end result, he committed to funding an annual Art Department scholarship. Visiting Lecturer Regina Milan’s Design in Motion students created 60-second fundraising motion graphics for Melmark, a school in Andover that treats severely autistic kids and youths. Seven of the ten student video installations featured in the newest Art on the Marquee exhibit at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center have been created by UMass Lowell graphic design college students. The work of seven Art and Design college students has been selected to look on an 80-foot multi-screen LED outdoors the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Pouya Afshar, assistant professor of art and design, makes use of a collection of animated stories featuring mythical Iranian hero Rostam to generate discussion about severe points in Iran.

A $3 million National Science Foundation grant will increase Cool Science in Massachusetts and add two metropolitan areas in the Midwest. Over two days, college students …

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