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Worcester's Technocopia to move downtown; merge with other organizations

Sam Bonacci |

Technocopia, a nonprofit maker space in Worcester, will merge its operations with education center Worcester Think Tank and wood and machine shop IA Design as the organization prepares to move into...

Show us the money

Not long ago, the measure of a college education was supposed to be to develop well-rounded individuals. A bachelor's degree would get the new grad several steps above the ground floor in...

Medical school gets pediatric cancer research grant

Hyundai Hope on Wheels has awarded the University of Massachusetts Medical School a $250,000 grant to fund childhood cancer research.

WPI lab to use NIH grant to study drug design step

Carol McDonald |

When it comes to making medicines, a Worcester Polytechnic Institute researcher is asking, “Can we do it better?” The National Institutes of Health has awarded the assistant professor and...

Lawmakers hear push for more finance, civics education


Knowledge of financial practices and the workings of government were described as cornerstones of modern-day literacy on Thursday by supporters of legislation that would bring finance and civics...

Fitchburg State dedicates Veterans Center

Carol McDonald |

Fitchburg State University (FSU) formally opened a Veterans Center in Thompson Hall on Tuesday to support to veterans seeking higher education.

The business of autism support

Emily Micucci |

Maintaining work-life balance is challenging for any parent, but for those who have children with autism, the problem is compounded.

Holy Cross wins CASE fundraising award

The College of the Holy Cross, whose comprehensive fundraising campaign “Become More” has crossed the halfway mark, has won a 2015 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)...

Officials studying early PARCC scores


As state education officials weigh whether to fully embrace a new assessment program reflecting the national Common Core curriculum, preliminary data released Monday shows students taking the new...

Meehan sees UMass Law accreditation “within the next year”

State House News Service |

The University of Massachusetts School of Law should receive accreditation from the American Bar Association "within the next year," UMass President Martin Meehan said during a Sunday talk show...

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