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Antiquarian Society to unveil $18M renovation, expansion

Grant Welker |

The American Antiquarian Society is putting the finishing touches on a two-year, $18-million Worcester renovation and expansion and is ready to show off the improvements next week.

Nichols College adding three new majors

Nichols College will begin two new marketing majors and a finance major this fall it says will better prepare students for shifting industry demands in the coming years.

Education, health, manufacturing and science jobs keep Mass. unemployment at 3.0%

Private businesses in Massachusetts added 5,400 jobs in March as gains occurred in nearly every industry categorized by the state Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development.

Cummings School names Canadian veterinary school founder as dean

Zachary Comeau |

The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in North Grafton has named the founding dean of the University of Calgary veterinary program as its new dean.

Assumption president: plans go beyond reorganization, university name

Grant Welker |

An academic restructuring and proposed name change to a university are part of a broader effort to better appeal to students, the Assumption College president said.

Drug companies face scrutiny from lawmakers looking to lower cost

State House News Service |

Legislators have pressed pharmaceutical industry representatives to identify ways drug manufacturers can help bring more transparency to their pricing and lower costs for consumers.

The business community needs to teach financial literacy

MARTIN F. CONNORS, JR. |

Massachusetts has earned a failing grade in teaching financial literacy to our high school students for three studies in a row, going all the way back to 2013.

As Central Mass. becomes more racially diverse, the population's health needs shift

Grant Welker |

As the population in and around Worcester has diversified, health care has changed with it, for both genetic conditions and cultural differences.

WooSox stadium project falling behind schedule, with property acquisitions looming

Grant Welker |

A timeline to open the Red Sox ballpark by 2021 leaves the city little wiggle room to buy and relocate businesses in just a few months.

Framingham's Danforth Museum reopening

Grant Welker |

The Danforth Museum will reopen to the public Sunday in a new location and as part of Framingham State University.

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