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UMMS panel to call for protection of NIH funding

Emily Micucci |

Congressman James McGovern and others will call on Congress and the White House not to cut National Institutes of Health funding for critical medical research in a panel discussion today.

Nearly 100 Worcester businesses join PawSox push

Zachary Comeau |

The effort by Worcester officials to convince the Red Sox' Triple-A affiliate to move from Rhode Island to Worcester was joined by 98 key Central Massachusetts business leaders.

Former Fallon CEO now chair of Curry College Board

Emily Micucci |

Patrick Hughes, former president and CEO of Worcester insurer Fallon Health, is now chairman of the Curry College Board of Trustees.

Analysis: Mass. providers leading hospital M&A surge

Emily Micucci |

More mergers and acquisitions among hospitals are happening this year than last, according to a new analysis that cites two Massachusetts-based providers as announcing some of the biggest...

MWCC launches vet tech degree

Mount Wachusett Community College is now accepting applications for a new veterinary technician program it says will help train people for high-demand jobs.

UMass trustees vote to raise tuition by 3%

State House News Service |

The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees voted to increase tuition and fees by an average of 3 percent for in-state undergraduates on Monday -- a move that will cost the average...

Funding sources for free college pitched

State House News Service |

Higher education students and advocates continued their quest to make public colleges and universities free or debt-free in Massachusetts by asking lawmakers to start by providing one full year of...

QCC moves towards Blackstone Valley campus

Laura Finaldi |

After a 20-year wait, Quinsigamond Community College announced in June it is expanding into the Blackstone Valley, with eventual plans to open a campus there.

WPI professor joins Council on Undergraduate Research

Worcester Polytechnic Institute professor Aaron Sakulich has been named a member of the Council on Undergraduate Research, a Washington, D.C.-based group supporting student-faculty research.

Business confidence up in June

State House News Service |

Optimism about labor force participation trends is outweighing worry about long-term growth, a survey of employers found, as confidence in the economy climbed again last month.

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