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WPI aids N. Ireland STEM efforts

John Agoglia |

Where does Northern Ireland turn when it looks to develop the next generation of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professionals? Worcester.

Medical marijuana school settles into Natick hub

Emily Micucci |

A school designed to train and certify professionals in the nascent medical marijuana industry is opening in Natick, and will serve dispensaries throughout the Northeast.

WPI to test malaria treatment with NIH grant

Emily Micucci |

A $420,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will allow a team of Worcester Polytechnic Institute researchers to test a plant-based therapy WPI is developing for the treatment of...

WPI to launch online engineering master's

Michael Novinson |

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is slated to become one of the first schools in The United States to offer an online master's degree in electrical and computer engineering.

Schools adopting Framingham firm's software for safety

Emily Micucci |

As school shootings continue to make headlines, public school systems are investing in security systems to make students safer in the Bay State and beyond.

UMass approves another tuition and fee freeze

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

The UMass Board of Trustees on Wednesday approved its second consecutive tuition and fee freeze for in-state undergraduate students.

Obama: Worcester Tech an example for U.S.

Emily Micucci |

President Obama held Worcester Technical High School up as an example of the success that can come from partnerships between the private sector and public schools Wednesday afternoon at Worcester...

More adjunct professors aligning with unions

Emily Micucci |

Adjunct professors at three Boston-area schools recently unionized, joining a national movement that started in 2012. Are Central Mass. adjuncts next?

Q&A with Francesco Cesareo, President of Assumption College

Rick Saia |

Assumption College finds itself in a challenging position. As a small, Catholic, liberal arts school, it's fighting a battle against the pressures of higher education costs, as well as...

Survey: College students want more downtown retail, services

Rick Saia |

College students in the Worcester area would apparently like to see the types of businesses in the downtown area that city officials hope will mark much of the landscape in a few years.

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