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UMass-Lowell may get first female chancellor

Colin A. Young STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

After looking all around the world for a new chancellor, the University of Massachusetts-Lowell Chancellor Search Committee on Monday realized it needed not look any further than the Mill City.

25 chosen for leadership development program

The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Worcester Community Foundation this week announced the selection of 25 professionals for its Leadership Worcester 2016 program.

UMass Medical School's Aaron Lazare dies at 79

Dr. Aaron Lazare, the former head of the UMass Medical School widely credited with raising the school's national profile during his 15-year tenure, died Tuesday at the age of 79.

WPI joins biopharma trade group

Worcester Polytechnic Institute has joined a biomanufacturing industry trade group to help develop technology education and training curricula, the school announced last week.

WPI grant aimed at aiding entrepreneurial engineers

Carol McDonald |

A $488,500 grant to Worcester Polytechnic Institute will bolster the school's acclaimed practical-minded approach to undergraduate education.

Ballot question in works for 2016 to end Common Core

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

As state education officials consider switching to a new exam that syncs up with national Common Core standards, activists and legislators are launching a ballot campaign with the goal of restoring...

Fitchburg State welcomes its 11th president

Richard S. Lapidus became the 11th president of Fitchburg State University Wednesday.

Worcester Academy's purchase of ex-St. Vincent property sets stage for performance center

Carol McDonald |

Worcester Academy has completed the purchase of the remaining 6 acres of former St. Vincent Hospital property along Providence Street.

QCC extends degree deal with tech school

A Boston technical school will continue to accept Quinsigamond Community College's automotive technology students and bring with them the credits they earn at QCC, the Worcester school announced last...

UMass Medical School to open Springfield campus

Emily Micucci |

The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) announced plans Monday to open a regional clinical campus of the Worcester-based medical school in Springfield along with Baystate Health and the...

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