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UMass Medical School opening Springfield location

Sam Bonacci |

Worcester's UMass Medical School announced yesterday that it is opening its first-ever satellite location in Springfield in a partnership with Baystate Health.

Column: New UMass Medical microscopes bring disease study closer to home

Chen Xu |

UMass Medical School is now home to two high-resolution cryo-electron [cryo-EM] microscopes, the first of their kind in New England. An $11 million investment, the new Massachusetts...

How iPads are changing language learning in autistic children

Emily Micucci |

Handheld technology has stumped parents in this modern era. They rely upon it to pacify their children when convenient, but also lament its constant presence and struggle to set limits so...

UMass Boston money crunch weighing down UMass system

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

University of Massachusetts-Boston faculty members and union representatives on Wednesday urged a UMass Board of Trustees committee to help the Boston campus manage a budget deficit they said is...

MWCC selects five candidates for presidency

The search committee tasked with finding a replacement to long-time Mount Wachusett Community College President Daniel Asquino announced its five finalists for the position at the Gardner-based...

Public and community colleges to ask for $40M

State House News Service |

State public universities and community colleges, which do not include the University of Massachusetts, are preparing to ask Gov. Charlie Baker for roughly $40 million in additional funding in next...

Fitchburg State kicks off $2M downtown expansion with $350K purchase

Sam Bonacci |

Fitchburg State University has begun a multi-million dollar redevelopment of a distressed portion of Main Street with the $350,000 purchase of a defunct theater.

Mass. employers having trouble finding qualified employees

Sam Bonacci |

A new survey has found that 75 percent of employers are having trouble finding qualified candidates to fill open positions, up from 69 percent in 2013, particularly in the central and western parts...

Going out-of-state to grow student population

Laura Finaldi |

Nichols College reaching out beyond Massachusetts to find community college students looking to transfer.

Assumption 14th nationally for digital marketing certificates

Sam Bonacci |

Assumption College has been named to a list of the top 30 best values in digital marketing certificates from online college guide Value Colleges.

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