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Despite challenges, Clark poll reveals optimism among today's adults

Emily Micucci |

A recent Clark University poll revealed somewhat surprising results about today's 20- and 30-somethings' take on life: They're largely content and optimistic about the future.

Anna Maria launches new grad program

Anna Maria College will offer a new master’s degree program in health emergency management, citing a high demand for the skills to respond to both natural and man-made disasters, the Paxton...

Quad/Graphics hopes for transformation through $260M Courier deal

Emily Micucci |

In its quest to run a publishing business based on a “zero-inventory model” that prints products on demand, Wisconsin-based printing giant Quad/Graphics Inc. plans to scoop up...

MWCC launching advanced manufacturing program

Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) will launch a six-week training program in advanced manufacturing next month at its Devens campus, and is recruiting students, the Gardner-based school...

WPI gets $4.4M grant to shore up cybersecurity

Carol McDonald |

The National Science Foundation has awarded Worcester Polytechnic Institute more than $4.4 million to develop a program preparing selected students to be government cybersecurity professionals, the...

Becker receives $1M gift to spark innovation

Becker College has received a $1 million gift from alumna and former Southwest Airlines President Colleen Barrett that will go toward the school's Center for Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

WPI researchers get NSF grants to aid in Ebola fight

Carol McDonald |

Two teams of researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute recently received Rapid Response Research awards from the National Science Foundation to develop technologies to help protect workers...

Ted Coghlin: 1935-2014

As we age, many of us wonder what kind of legacy we'll leave, what kind of difference we will have made in the world or in our communities. The hundreds who stood in line at the wake of...

Charting new courses and moving ahead

Rick Saia |

The year we're about to leave - for some, maybe forget - saw several noteworthy business-related events in Central Massachusetts, but here's our consensus selections for the top five stories of 2014.

Mandatory course: Cost of – and return on – tuition

Emily Micucci |

Higher education, an anchor industry for Greater Worcester, is working harder today to maintain enrollments at or near current levels. As enrollment flattens, colleges and universities...

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