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Past articles by Bonnie:

College Town: MWCC students recite Stand Against Racism Pledge in 6 languages

Julie Augiar was one of seven Mount Wachusett Community College students who recited the Stand Against Racism Pledge as part of a recent Tea Time series → Read More

College Town: Mobile Whip provides Nichols students with safe rides

Standing in front of his high school friends’ caskets is something Nichols College sophomore Jared Williamson will never forget, and it was among the reasons that led him to launch Mobile Whip, an Uber-like business to provide safe transportation to fellow students.Although drinking was not a factor in the accident that claimed his friends’ lives, he said, many college students do drink. “It’s… → Read More

College Town: QCC alum receives citation from Gov. Baker

What Quinsigamond Community College alumnus Allen Phillips likes most about his job is also what he likes least about his job.Mr. Phillips, a Leicester → Read More

College Town: Dog food, surface cleanser tie for Shark Tank win at Holy Cross

The product of one of the College of the Holy Cross teams that tied for first place in the college’s Shark Tank Competition may cause commotion in the canine world. And the other team's idea promises tough treatment of germs.During an event that gives students an opportunity to present their business plan to experienced entrepreneurs, the contest’s judges called a tie for first place, awarding… → Read More

College Town: After daughter’s suicide, WPI alum funds research on mental illness

Biopsies help doctors pinpoint and treat physical illness, while treatment of mental illness is most often determined through subjective judgment of clinicians using evidence-based conversation, something a grieving father hopes to change by funding neuroscience research at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. The Julia Kasparian Fund for Neuroscience Research was established through a gift by WPI… → Read More

College Town: Becker to inaugurate first female president

The inauguration of Nancy P. Crimmin is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. April 5, more than a year and a half after she became the 11th president - and first female president - of Becker College.Most inaugurations of college presidents take place within six months of their appointment. Why did it take so long to set a date?Ms. Crimmin has just been busy, according to Jennifer Oles, director of media… → Read More

College Town: QCC, MWCC dental students provide low-cost care to area residents

One can take advantage of many discounted services offered by students in training, ranging from hair care to oral hygiene, but for most folks getting a → Read More

College Town: WPI to host Women in Data Science conference

Ferreting out and helping disrupt illicit supply chains that support human trafficking is just one way data science can be applied to real-life problems → Read More

College Town: Clark women attend HackHer at UMass-Amherst

Some Clark University women are proficient hackers.Well, actually, HackHers.Eight Clarkies recently attended HackHer, a 24-hour all-female and nonbinary- → Read More

College Town: WPI professor elected a senior member of the National Academy of Inventors

Akin to the Beatles’ “Penny Lane,” engineering and medical technology were in Worcester Polytechnic Institute professor Gregory Fischer’s "ears and in his eyes" all his life, fostering an innovative spirit, which led to his recent election as a senior member of the National Academy of Inventors.Mr. Fischer, a William Smith Dean professor of mechanical engineering and robotics Engineering at WPI,… → Read More

College Town: WPI computer scientist developing anti-hacking technology

A computer scientist at Worcester Polytechnic Institute has a plan to thwart malware attacks through the use of a new technology.The technology, known as → Read More

College Town: Shutdown could create science research backlog

There is good news and bad news about how the government shutdown is affecting supported research at area universities.The good news is that grant proposals can still be electronically submitted to closed federal agencies. The bad news is that there will be no one on the other end to review them.Such is the case with proposals made to the National Science Foundation, according to Bogdan M.… → Read More

College Town: Clark U. mushroom expert gets scientific honors

Clark University biology professor David S. Hibbett has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a scientific society with more than 120,000 members.In 2018, 416 members were awarded this honor by AAAS because of their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.Professor Hibbett was honored for his “distinguished… → Read More

College Town: QCC, WSU to host breakfasts honoring King

Students from local schools and a 1984 Doherty High School graduate will play major roles in upcoming celebrations hosted by two area colleges to honor → Read More

College Town: Clark historian launches digital archive documenting Armenian genocide

After the 1915 Armenian genocide, Krikor Guerguerian, a priest and genocide survivor, traveled the world collecting evidence to document the atrocities. → Read More

College Town: Becker professor's 'last words' are to keep learning

A professor’s last words and advice from representatives of the Red Sox Triple-A team, soon to be located in Worcester, will be shared in two lectures Tuesday at Becker College.At 4 p.m., Becker professor Charles A. Tweedly will discuss “The Practice of Continual Learning” as part of the college’s Last Lecture Series.The series was inspired by a lecture by Carnegie Mellon University professor… → Read More

College Town: Professor Diran Apelian to receive WPI’s Innovator of the Year Award

Creating value from waste is a passion of Diran Apelian, who will receive Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s 2018 Innovator of the Year Award.Mr. → Read More

College Town: WPI’s Susan Vick honored by New England Theatre Conference

There is plenty of drama at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, thanks to Susan Vick, who was recently recognized for her outstanding teaching in theater.Ms. → Read More

College Town: Fallon VP Christine Cassidy is new chair of Becker board

Becker College has announced the appointment of a new chair and four new members to its board of trustees.Christine L. Cassidy, a Becker alumna (class of → Read More

College Town: Author Tom Nichols to speak at Clark about 'The Death of Expertise'

All votes in a democracy are equal but all opinions are not, according to Tom Nichols, author of “The Death of Expertise: The Campaign against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters,” who will speak at 5 p.m. Monday at Clark University in Room 320 of Jefferson Academic Center.Mr. Nichols will discuss how increased access to education and the constant stream of information being shared on the… → Read More