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Fitchburg State launches search for president

Emily Micucci |

With the retirement of Robert V. Antonucci looming, Fitchburg State University (FSU) has formally launched a nationwide search for his successor, the school announced.

Central Mass. colleges prepare to roll with changing demographics

LIVIA GERSHON |

Over the next six or seven years, the number of 18- to 24-year-olds in the United States will decline. For colleges and universities, that means a significant challenge, but not an unexpected one.

Survey: CIOs hire for experience over degrees

John Agoglia |

Colleges may want to emphasize internship programs for their technology students to help them gain real-world experience if they want to make the grade with tech employers, a Robert Half Technology...

Fitchburg State, UMass program to aid would-be law students

John Agoglia |

Fitchburg State University students looking to get a jump on their legal career may have hope thanks to an agreement announced Thursday between the school and University of Massachusetts School of...

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QCC's downtown expansion faces delays

Michael Novinson |

Quinsigamond Community College (QCC) is coming to downtown Worcester, but not as quickly as officials once expected.

Tutor.com to acquire The Princeton Review

Emily Micucci |

Media and internet company IAC said it will acquire The Princeton Review, the Natick-based test preparation and college admission services company owned by Charlesbank Capital Partners.

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...

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