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Colleges: More prospective students checking schools’ energy efficiency

Emily Micucci |

Gone are the days when high school students chose a college solely based on the quality of sports and academic programs, and perhaps even the quality of the party scene. It seems that millennials...

ALS research fund renamed to honor Cellucci


The UMass ALS Champion Fund has been renamed in honor of former governor Paul Cellucci, U Mass Medical School Chancellor Michael F. Collins announced Thursday.

QCC breaks ground on new $23M center


Quinsigamond Community College broke ground today on a $23 million, 30,000-square-foot engineering and technology building.

UMass system increases online offerings

Emily Micucci |

The University of Massachusetts system has added 23 new online degree and certificate programs to meet increasing demand for online education, according to Shrewsbury-based UMassOnline, the system's...

Report: WPI among leaders in tuition ROI


With the costs of college climbing, Worcester Polytechnic Institute students may be making a worthwhile investment before they graduate, according to a ranking by

Credit unions grab more of student loan market

Michael Novinson |

As prospective college students and their families hit their limit for federally-guaranteed loans and turn to the private market to pay for school, they will encounter a new and increasingly popular...

Ex-Google exec joins WPI faculty

Rick Saia |

A former executive at Google who is also an expert on cybersecurity, privacy and public policy will join the Worcester Polytechnic Institute faculty as a professor of cybersecurity policy, the school...

Incoming WPI leader: Keep teens interested in STEM

Emily Micucci |

As Worcester Polytechnic Institute's first female president, Laurie Leshin's pending arrival in June has been hailed as a boon for generating enthusiasm about careers in science and technology for...

Anna Maria president leaving for N.Y. campus

Rick Saia |

Jack Calareso, the president of Anna Maria College in Paxton, will be leaving to take on a similar role at a Catholic college on Long Island.

MathWorks supports MIT with $2M funding

Jacquelyn Gutc |

Following up on a 2012 pledge supporting Massachusetts Institute of Technology's OpenCourseWare, Natick-based MathWorks has pledged $2 million to support the development of massive online open...

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