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Wednesday Aug 13 | SeacoastOnline

Scholastic news

The following area residents were named to the dean's list at Providence College for the spring 2014 semester: Rachel Barrows of York, and a member of the class of 2016, and Haley Webster of York, and a member of the class of 2014.


Related Topix: York, ME, Providence College, Boston University, Virginia Military Institute, Emerson College

Tue Aug 12, 2014


3 high school grads receive John A. Caruso Scholarship Awards - Warwick Beacon

RECEIVES SCHOLARSHIP: Megan Wilks receives the John A. Caruso Scholarship Award at Warwick Sewer Authority on Aug. 6. From left to right: Mayor Scott Avedisian, Bethany Furtado , Megan Wilks, BettyAnne Rossi , and Aaron Guckian .


Related Topix: Warwick, RI, University of Rhode Island

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

College Town

Health care has been much in the news, ranging from the recent treatment of Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol - both of whom contracted Ebola while helping patients in Liberia - in a special isolation unit at Emory University Hospital, to the pros and cons of "Obamacare."


Related Topix: Emory University, College of the Holy Cross, Assumption College, Clark University

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Becker wants leader to develop Big Data department

Becker College thinks that understanding Big Data - how to search for patterns in seemingly endless amount of digital facts - is the college's next big thing.


Related Topix: Becker College, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, College of Charleston

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Fomer WPI president Dennis Berkey to head biometric company

Former Worcester Polytechnic Institute president Dennis Berkey has been named president and chief operating officer of a Cape Cod-based biometric security company.


Related Topix: Cotuit, MA, Boston University, Mathematics, Science

Foster's Daily Democrat

History part of Salmon Falls River paddle

Sunday afternoon saw a veritable armada depart from the trestle bridge boat launch in Rollinsford.


Related Topix: Rollinsford, NH, Dover, NH

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Lowell Sun

Locals at WPI do research

Several local residents were among 189 students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute who recently completed an intense, hands-on research project.


Related Topix: Chelmsford, MA, Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Carlisle, MA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

China Daily

Glitch delays visas for US-bound students

Some Chinese students who plan to start their studies in the United States next month might miss the beginning of the semester as the US visa issuance system has broken down, an overseas study insider said on Sunday.


Related Topix: Jing Wong

Fri Jul 25, 2014


NBHS student wins congressional competition with new app

A New Bedford High senior has won the inaugural Congressional Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Competition for the 9th District.


Related Topix: Computers, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative William Keating

The Washington Post

The government wants to wiretap online communicationsa "or in some cases hack them

Law enforcement and intelligence agencies want to be able to wiretap social media, instant message and chat services.


Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Science, Computer Science, Columbia University, Prison

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Science campers at WPI set sights on Mars

Sometimes the most out-of-this-world ideas begin as a pile of pipe cleaners and bubble wrap.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Education Etc.